lbickley at bickleywest.com
Sat May 2 18:21:59 CDT 2015
On Sat, 2 May 2015 13:57:53 -0700
Guy Sotomayor <ggs at shiresoft.com> wrote:
> > On May 2, 2015, at 12:06 PM, Guy Sotomayor <ggs at shiresoft.com>
> > wrote:
> > I just received my first IBM mainframe. It's an IBM Multiprise
> > 3000 model 7060-H30. It's a a P/390 class machine. It has 6 18GB
> > drives and 3 9 GB drives. I'll be posting some pictures on my
> > website soon.
> > Getting it home was interesting since the freight companies can't
> > made the drive from the main roads to my house (curse of living out
> > in the country) so I had to run down to the shipping depot (about
> > 60 miles away) and have them load up the pallet into the bed of my
> > pickup truck which meant getting it out without a forklift was
> > going to be interesting! It wasn't until I got home that I
> > realized that it was packed in the original crate from IBM! It
> > even had the original uncrating instructions stuffed into the
> > crate...which wasn't particularly useful!
> > Overall it appears to be in really good shape. There were also a
> > number of other "goodies" in the crate including some new in the
> > bag bus-and-tag cables.
> > It'll be a bit before I can power it up and see what's there
> > because I have to find an SVGA monitor and a PS/2 keyboard and
> > mouse.
> I just uploaded some pictures to my site at:
It looks terrific! Hope it runs as well as it looks :)
How did you manage to get it out of your truck w/o a fork lift???
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