[vcf-midatlantic] Do we know anyone in Kansas?

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 00:17:56 EST 2019


I’d love to help out and take a Compaq but my chances of getting to Kansas
any time soon are slim to none, and slim just left town :-(

On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 4:35 PM Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

>
> https://www.reddit.com/r/historyofcomputers/comments/eenj1v/help_preserve_these_pieces_of_computer_history/
>
> My parents are moving and my dad is pretty overwhelmed with cleaning
> out the house. He's ready to toss these in the garbage but I convinced
> him to let me try to find someone on Reddit to take them. It seems
> like a real shame to send these to the landfill. If someone is willing
> to come to Kansas to pick them up, he'll give them away.
>
> What is pictured:
>
> -2 Compaq 1s luggables, one with a 10 MB hard drive
>
> -1 DEC RLO2 drive
>
> -1 pdp 11 rack for the drives
>
> -Numerous assorted 5 and 10 MB RLO disk packs
>
> Not pictured:
>
> -1 DEC RLO1 drive -2 DEC Rainbow 100s, working. 1 with a monitor and
> 10 MB hard drive -1 LA100 printer with pin feed tractors
>
> RLO1 and LA100 not pictured because they are currently in the
> dumpster. They should have had a pretty soft landing but be warned.
> DEC rainbows should be in perfect working order.
>
> Also 3 of the RLO disk packs fell during moving after the photo was
> taken. My dad insists they are useless after the slightest drop so
> they are also in the dumpster.
>
> Message me if you're interested or at least upvote for visibility.
> IDGAF about the fake internet points. I just want to preserve history
> if possible.
>


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