Selling Calcomp 565 plotter

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 14:57:15 CST 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>> Another goldmine is the kid who gets tons of vintage gear from who knows
>> where and their parents make them get rid of it all after the house gets
>> overrun. I see that happen way too often in the mac croud.
>
>  That's horribly disheartening.  I'm glad my parents recognized the fact
> that it'd be better for the house to be full of equipment that they didn't
> recognize than have me out selling/doing drugs like everyone else in my
> school.

My parents, too.  In high school (1982), I had a PDP-8/L and a PDP-8/i
in my room.  Still have them.  The fun part was wheeling the empty
H960 rack down the street when I moved into my first college
apartment.



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