Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff

Brad H vintagecomputer at
Tue Nov 29 19:17:59 CST 2016

That sounds interesting.  I imagine they'd be worth even more than an 8/E?

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From: william degnan <billdegnan at> 
Date: 2016-11-29  5:13 PM  (GMT-08:00) 
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at> 
Subject: Re: Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff 

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:28 PM, jim stephens <jwsmail at> wrote:

> On 11/29/2016 3:51 PM, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>> There might be a rare exception (I see the guys in Mahwah selling a PDP-8
>> chassis, and also a front panel with switches, and it_might_  be possible
>> to
>> round up all the boards - but that's more like the exception than the
>> rule.)
>>         Noel
> He sold the boardset first, now has broken up part of the rest. parts of
> the backplane were sold earlier as well.
> I've watched this vendor for a while and bought some things, which were
> clean.  He also sold a complete 8/E
> recently and as noel said, went for $$$
> thanks
> Jim

I am working on liberating 10 PDP 8i's...but the guy has fallen off comms.
I plan to make a trip to the location, see what I can do.  I don't want
these, just want to help find a good home for them.


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