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

Jonas Otter jonas at otter.se
Thu Apr 9 12:35:40 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.....
> 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 :)
Depending on where in Sweden your "friend" lives, he might need a *lot* 
of persuasion :o
Luleå is right up in the very north of Sweden, for me on the west coast 
of Sweden (Gothenburg) it is a 1250 km drive one way, i.e. a two-day 
trip or 14 hours of non-stop driving in one day. Sweden is a country 
with very long distances.

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