This constitutes my first 120 seconds of belonging to this group, and I
hope to gather a great amount of amusement and education from being here.
I'm just writing to introduce myself, and to brandish a question in yalls
My name is Bo Zimmerman. I've been collecting computers (and calculators,
and disk drives, and printers, etc, etc) made by Commodore Business Machines
for about three years, with my primary interest being programming and
tinkering (upgrading, networking, etc.) If anyone is amused by such things,
I maintain a web site of my collection at
My question concerns insurance, and is the reason I was referred to this
fine gathering. Does anyone here carry insurance against fire (or theft?!)
for their collections?