Available: VAX-11/750, DEC7000, DEC5500 and more!

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Thu Apr 9 07:52:31 CDT 2015

On 2015-04-09 11:28, Dave G4UGM wrote:
> I have a "friend" who lives in Sweden, and who owns some horrid pick up. I wander if he could be persuaded to drive over.....

I hope you are aware that Sweden is pretty big, and Luleå is rather far 
north... It's about 900km from Stockholm... It will take a very long day 
to just drive one way with a pick up... You'd need a minimum of two days 
for a trip there and back from Stockholm. If you live further south in 
Sweden, you might want to add another day to it.

(I'd probably use three days just from Stockholm, if I were to estimate 


> Dave
> (Yes is another Ham who moved out from Manchester, and yes Radio Amateurs are a sort of special Masonic Guild..)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of David
>> Brownlee
>> Sent: 09 April 2015 10:04
>> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
>> Subject: Re: Available: VAX-11/750, DEC7000, DEC5500 and more!
>> On 9 April 2015 at 06:50, Robert Jarratt <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>>> It would be a shame to scrap any of this, but to scrap  an 11/750 would be
>> particularly sad. Unfortunately I have no way to take an 11/750 so I do hope it
>> gets saved.
>>> Would you be able to save the boards from any of the machines that would
>> otherwise be scrapped? I am guessing RX01 floppies may not be easy to find
>> either.
>>> There are bits I would be interested in, but as I live in the UK and shipping
>> isn't possible it looks like I will have to pass on them :-(
>> Mmmm.. road trip. Pity I only have a mini :)

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