[vcf-midatlantic] Side panels for our PDP-8

Corey Cohen applecorey at optonline.net
Sat Feb 13 06:40:20 EST 2016

I have a plexi bending table and the super expensive plexi specific saw blades to cut a piece to size.  

I just haven't had time to make this cover for VCF.  It's actually more that there is always something higher on my list of things to do when I'm at Infoage than load up my car with tools.  I don't want to do this without being there and able to adjust the fit.  

I think the way we get this done is what Evan is doing now...  Shaming me into making it by publicly asking where we can get one made.  It seems to work for my wife to get me to fix things so maybe they spoke on how to motivate me.  

corey cohen
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> On Feb 12, 2016, at 10:59 PM, William F. Dudley Jr. via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> For those top pieces, I'd get smoked plexi, cut it to size, and bend it using a hot
> wire bending jig.  Finally, paint the lower bit blue.  Bigbluesaw.com may be able
> to make the smoked plexi piece with vent slots, then we do the bending and painting.
> Bill Dudley
> On 02/12/2016 10:44 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> For those of us who haven't seen a PDP-8 in decades, what does the side
>>> panel look like?
>> Plastic: http://www.ganssle.com/tem/tem231-pdp8a.JPG
>> Each panel has three sides. It hangs from the top where there are vents in the plastic. The dark middle section is translucent.

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