AUI cables needed

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Thu Apr 2 19:20:57 CDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 8:04 PM, Tom Peters <tpeters at> wrote:
> Looking for some "frozen yellow garden hose?"

I have been looking casually for years.  I even have taps for it.

> I have a spool of thicknet here. It's marked "DEC" and of course has a paint
> mark every meter where you can tap it. There's an N-connector on one end,
> the other end is cut.


> The spool is marked "320 feet" but I don't see how there can be that much on
> it. I believe there's two layers of cable left wound on the spool, 42 turns,
> 57" from one point on the spool to the same point on the next turn (very
> approximately) yields, whoa, 399 feet? Hmmm. Well, maybe there is 320 feet
> on it.

That's a lot of Etherhose.

> Make offer. Pick up in Southeastern Wisconsin. Or call a motor freight
> company for a quote for pickup and shipping from 53051.

Hmm... I'm supposed to be in Madison sometime this month.  How much
does it weigh?  (wondering about trying to check it on the flight).


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