BA123 Replacement Casters - Suitable substitute found

Zane H. Healy healyzh at
Thu May 21 12:41:40 CDT 2009

At 12:52 PM -0400 5/21/09, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>Thanks for posting a source for casters.  I have a BA-123 that came to
>me with one missing (but I think there is some bent metal on one or
>more corners where the casters go)*.  I should probably just get 2-4
>casters and be ready to replace them all.
>* In my experience, lots of people used to sit on BA-123s, especially
>people who were large enough that they should have known better.

This is related to why my spare chassis has issues.  I used to sit 
other hardware on top of it.  The one my PDP-11/73 lives in hasn't 
had much more than a VT420 sitting on it in the last 10+ years (and 
for 8+ of them it hasn't even had that on top).


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