My personal answer would be a significant lack of funds, space, and that I have most of
them. I'd imagine it's the target audience here which is a bit small, plus I
would certainly guess most of us have a good collection of systems which might include
Have you tried posting them over at the
forums? That'll also
help get some attention. If that fails there's always the auction site who must not
be named. A IIgs seems to yield pretty significant cash overseas although I'm not
sure if it's true with a 120v system or why.
The IBM is good if they're local :-) Otherwise it's $20 plus $120 or so to ship
--- On Wed, 11/30/11, Brian Wheeler <bdwheele at indiana.edu> wrote:
From: Brian Wheeler <bdwheele at indiana.edu>
Subject: Re: Christmas cleanup! [Updated]
To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 8:46 AM
I've updated the list below, and I've
got a question for everyone.
So, why am I not getting any bites on the machines??
Time of year?
Economy?? Priced too high?? Aliens??
Everyone already has one?
I'm genuinely curious because when I've done this before
I've managed to
clean out pretty well and this time seemed a little
On 11/25/2011 01:09 PM, Brian Wheeler wrote:
I need to raise some money for gifts this year so I'm
cleaning out some of
the systems I don't play with any more.
* I'm in Bloomington, IN (47408)
* Everything works as of the last time I turned them
* Things that are shipped:? Payment via paypal +
actual costs for shipping
* Things that aren't shipped:? Cash only, and
can meet within a 50 mile
? ? radius or so.? That means the south
side of Indy, Terre Haute, etc.
* If it seems too high, make me an offer.? Of
course, if it seems to low you
? ? can offer too :)
* Sun Ultra 5 ($40, will ship)
? ? 333 MHz UltraSPARC IIi, 256M RAM, CDROM,
Floppy, Needs ATA HD
* IBM RS/6000 43p 7248 ($20, will ship)
? ? 133 MHz PPC 604, 96M RAM, 2.2G SCSI Disk,
* DECserver 200/MC ($25, will ship)
? ? 8 db25 ports
* 21" NeXT MegaPixel Color ($25)
? ? Model N4005A, 13w3 connector
* Kaypro 4/84 ($150)
? ? a: 5.25", b: 3.5", original disks for:
cp/m 2.2g, basic-80,
? ? c-basic, datastar, reportstar, calcstar,
wordstar, mailmerge, s-basic,
? ? suprterm,dbase ii; looks like a pretty
full set of manuals.? I have the
? ? 2nd 5.25" drive if you want it as
well.? Broken right hand keyboard latch.
* Amiga 1000 System ($350)
? ? In original box with manuals.? 256K
expansion, 1M side expansion,
? ? kickstart/workbench 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3
(originals and copies, some disks fail
? ? due to age, but I could boot 1.1 and
1.3).? Zenith color composite monitor,
? ? and misc software.
* Apple IIgs System ($100)
? ? 3.5" and 5.25" drives.? System 5.0.4
software plus lots of
? ? 12" color monitor.? Owner's
reference and getting started guide.