Maximizing value selling a working 11/34

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Tue Dec 8 08:36:45 CST 2015

Keep it together. RL drives are pigs to ship and rather common.
Basically, they are hard to sell on their own.


On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 9:09 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at> wrote:
> So I know someone who has a working 11/34 (4 RLO2's and the 11/34 in an H960,
> running RSTS/E) they want to sell, and they want to know how to maximize the
> value - i.e. whether to sell it as a complete working system, or to part it
> out - and if the latter, how to break it up?
> (No discussion about the morality of parting it out, please; this is owned by
> a business, and they need the money to pay people's salaries.)
> So which direction would get the most money? My sense is that parting it to
> the maximal degree possible (e.g. sell each drive separately, sell the memory
> separately from the CPU, sell the feet separately from the H960, etc) is
> the way to get the most money, but I'm interested to hear what others think.
> Thanks for any insights!
>         Noel

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