[vcf-midatlantic] "floppy drive pot luck" at the June workshop?
billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 15:36:28 EDT 2016
That's very on-topic, thanks for the suggestion. Hopefully someone will
On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 3:18 PM, Steven Michelsen via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I am planning to come to the June workshop this weekend, in the hopes that
> someone can help me diagnose my smokin' hot (literally) Eagle PC.
> I found a seller on ebay who is local to me, that just sold a lot of 5.25"
> floppy drives for $7 each. He has 13 more of them that he was planning to
> put up for auction. He says that they were all pulled from PCs on their
> way to recycling, and they have not been tested. They are all half-height
> drives. He is willing to sell me the pile for $6 each.
> I will pick up the other 13 drives if enough folks who will be at the event
> this weekend are willing to put up $6 each for one or more of them. I
> keep a few myself; there will be about 10 up for grabs. Who's in? The
> seller has given me a day to gauge your interest in this stuff.
> If this email violates some sort of "no commerce" mandate, I apologize. I
> am not looking to make anything on all this; just looking to share what
> seems like a good deal.
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