[vcf-midatlantic] WTD: PDP-11 tape drive?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 7 14:38:57 EST 2019

On 3/7/19 10:50 AM, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>  But congrats on a great score.  Sucks about the lack of rack rails, as
>> they're pretty specific to this drive.  But don't worry about the
> Some "generic" rails and someone with a metal brake could quickly remedy
> that problem. ;)  I don't believe you could support that on too many, if
> any, "drawers" with that weight.  A piece of thinner angle iron could be
> bolted into your rack to hold the drive in it but it wouldn't provide the
> ability to slide the drive in-and-out.

  We have a metal brake at the workshop.  This much weight, though,
would worry me.  I'd use a four-point-mount shelf.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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