ggs at shiresoft.com
Sat May 2 15:57:53 CDT 2015
> On May 2, 2015, at 12:06 PM, Guy Sotomayor <ggs at shiresoft.com> wrote:
> I just received my first IBM mainframe. It's an IBM Multiprise 3000 model 7060-H30. It's a a P/390 class machine. It has 6 18GB drives and 3 9 GB drives. I'll be posting some pictures on my website soon.
> Getting it home was interesting since the freight companies can't made the drive from the main roads to my house (curse of living out in the country) so I had to run down to the shipping depot (about 60 miles away) and have them load up the pallet into the bed of my pickup truck which meant getting it out without a forklift was going to be interesting! It wasn't until I got home that I realized that it was packed in the original crate from IBM! It even had the original uncrating instructions stuffed into the crate...which wasn't particularly useful!
> Overall it appears to be in really good shape. There were also a number of other "goodies" in the crate including some new in the bag bus-and-tag cables.
> It'll be a bit before I can power it up and see what's there because I have to find an SVGA monitor and a PS/2 keyboard and mouse.
I just uploaded some pictures to my site at: http://www.shiresoft.com/new-shop/Shiresoft/IBM_Mainframe.html <http://www.shiresoft.com/new-shop/Shiresoft/IBM_Mainframe.html>.
TTFN - Guy
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