[vcf-midatlantic] Parts available / FS

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 15:47:27 EST 2019

I am interested in the PET stuff, especially the drive. Please send me a
private e-mail.


On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 2:01 PM David Hoelzer via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Hello there-
> I'm continuing my ambitious cleaning out project and have the following
> available for reasonable offers, if anyone is interested:
> SGI O2 plastic body.  If you've owned an SGI, you know the plastic is
> notoriously fragile.  This is the complete greenish/bluish body that
> fits over the chassis.
> Pile of about 100 SSDD, DSDD, DSHD 5.25 floppies.  Could be a few more,
> could be a few less.  I'm just guestimating.
> Box full of 3.5 DSDD and DSHD floppies.. Looks to be approximately 60+
> disks.
> 8" soft sectored double density floppy.  I put Pickles & Trout CPM on
> this in 2015 for a TRS-80 Model II that has since found a new home.
> Fully functional (at last powerup, which is about 2 years now) Apple IIc
> with internal 5.25 and a very rare external high density 3.5 drive.
> There are many, many 3.5 drives out there that work with most IIc
> computers, but this one took me years to find and sells for 100+ when
> you can find it.  The power supply for the IIc is not original and, in
> fact, is sort of a frankenstein's monster, so you'll want to replace
> that.  I'm pretty sure there are a variety of IIc programmer books in
> the box with it, but it's tucked away at the moment, so I'm working from
> memory.  I don't think they have value, they're just a couple of nice
> additional pieces that come with it.
> Commodore Pet 8032.  This is in complete but not currently functional
> condition.  I did a great deal of work on this a few years ago, got it
> up and running and then found some shorts, which turned out to be from
> acid core solder that someone used previously to work on it.  I didn't
> have the energy to work on it again, which will require desoldering the
> SRAM and ROM chips, cleaning the board, repairing one trace, and putting
> everything back in.  There is also a 1001 floppy drive (I might have
> that number wrong.. .It's the IEEE bus high density 5.25 drive that was
> pretty rare back in the day, though there were enough that a few
> survived..  definitely less common than the 4040 and the 8050 drives).
> That drive was fully functioning when I packed it up about 3 years ago.
> No reasonable offers refused.  I've sold/given stuff to a few of you in
> the past, so they can vouch for me always wanting to be fair about the
> value of stuff.  I'm on the very far eastern end of Long Island (Shelter
> Island, in fact), though I am willing to drive a (reasonable) distance
> to meet anyone who is interested. The distance I will travel is
> commensurate with the number of things you want to obtain. :)
> --
> ----
> David Hoelzer
> Chief of Operations
> Enclave Forensics, Inc.

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