Here's what happens when an 18 year old buys a mainframe...

Seth Morabito seth at
Tue Mar 29 16:26:48 CDT 2016

Zane Healy writes:

> It reminded me of getting a PDP-11/44 & drives in a couple racks, from
> Paxton in the late 90’s when he still had the Warehouse in Portland,
> with the help of my Dad, and then installing it in my folks garage. My
> Mom was quite happy when my wife and I bought a house, and could move
> it into our own garage.
> Zane

I started getting serious about collecting vintage computers when I was
about 20, so not much older. That was in 1993, and I was scrounging
PDP-11/23s and VT100s and VT220s, so most of what I was finding was
10-15 years old at that point. The more things change, the more they
stay the same!


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