FW: Re: old rare diskdrives?

Hex Star hexstar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 18:53:59 CST 2007


On 2/23/07, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
>
> > Al Kossow wrote:
> > >  > I have see some disk drives on your homepage and want to ask you if
> > >  > sale the magnetic and coils from the old diskdrives?
> > >
> > > no
> >
> > Hear hear!!
> >
> > Peace...  Sridhar
> >
>
> -- html links to eBay auctions clipped.
>
> "magnetic and coils from the old diskdrives" aren't what you'll find
> in commodity discs today. I assume he's asking about linear motors
> from large drives, circa '85 and earlier, which have mostly gone into
> landfills.
>
> A linear motor from an early 80's drive is on the order of 4" x 8" with
> a pretty massive casting.
>
>
>
right and those search results were within ebay's vintage computing area ;-)
:-)



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