[vcf-midatlantic] August Repair Day - Sat Report from Member
evan at vcfed.org
Sun Aug 25 21:56:32 EDT 2019
>> we had a wonderful evening barbecue outside as well. If anyone took a
photo of that, please pass it along
On Sun, Aug 25, 2019, 9:48 PM andy diller via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Ok, the Saturday Repair Day was a blast. Here are some photos and notes
> from the show.
> A lot of people showed up, a lot of projects got done and we had a
> wonderful evening barbecue outside as well. If anyone took a photo of that,
> please pass it along, I was too busy eating and drinking to take any
> photos. We had a couple of new members show up and it was a nice time
> getting to know them during the day as well as over food. Some equipment
> was given away and some new donations to the Museum also.
> Photos I took are here:
> https://imgur.com/gallery/X2o83iM <https://imgur.com/gallery/X2o83iM>
> Items to consider-
> 1. Serial box. JasonP's amazing serial box (Smart Cable SC821 Plus) let me
> connect the MicroVax to a VT term- without it i wouldn't have had the
> proper cabling to do it.
> This is a buy from me.
> https://www.smart-cable.com/catalog?action=display&key=102 <
> I've found it on ebay for $10-50 (just got one on ebay w/ cables for $40).
> 2. Pencil Soldering iron - this looked amazing and i didn't take a photo
> so if AlexJ can comment on what that model was I want to get one. It looked
> very handy for some jobs.
> 3. MFM Emulater - DaveG was kind enough to help me image a drive and
> showed me his amazing MFM drive emulator. I now have one in my Vax...
> Please reply back if you are interested in an October and November Repair
> day so we can ensure we have one!
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