Straight 8 up on Ebay just now

Mike Ross tmfdmike at
Mon Jul 18 20:37:34 CDT 2016

On Jul 18, 2016 2:30 PM, "Ian S. King" <isking at> wrote:
> Absent physical trauma, core seems pretty durable.  The electronics around
> it may fail but the core planes themselves seem robust.  At least that's
> been my experience.  -- Ian

There are known cases of IBM System/3 core that had failed beyond practical
repair due to products of decayed air-sealing foam contacting and
dissolving core plane wires.


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