[vcf-midatlantic] OT: time to downsize
raviles132001 at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 25 15:31:16 UTC 2022
I am interested in the 8-bit stuff, and I am near your location.VCF has a sale on their website or you can make a google database.Trade sounds good too, what are you looking for in reference to a trade?
ThanksBobby On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 10:05:51 AM EST, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 5:31 PM Bob Shuster via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I was aware of the swap meet, but it will be quite some time before I
> attend any indoor event, plus there’s too much to load into my car and
> probably bring back with me. Honestly, I was mainly looking for
> suggestions on
Also keep in mind that we will be doing an outdoor swap meet on October 8
in the same spot we did last time (big parking lot across from
> where to get started, and I am getting many suggestions! Next step is to
> make a more complete list. Thanks for the input!
> > On Jan 24, 2022, at 4:56 PM, Chris Fala <chrisjpf33 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > And if you do as Adam suggests, it gives me a good reason to get to the
> swap meet really early with a wad of cash. ;-)
> > On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 4:50 PM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>>
> > Hi Bob,
> > So sorry to hear, but I'm glad you're going to make sure everything
> > gets a good home!
> > You know VCF MA has an indoor swap meet in just about a month in Wall,
> > https://vcfed.org/wp/vcf-swap-meet/ <https://vcfed.org/wp/vcf-swap-meet/
> > You could bring everything and likely sell it all for a reasonable
> > price in one shot.
> > You also might also consider donating the Stacy to MA. To quote the
> > esteemed Dr. Jones, "That belongs in a museum". ;)
> > Best wishes,
> > -Adam
> > On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 4:33 PM Bob Shuster via vcf-midatlantic
> > <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>>
> > >
> > > Well, folks, I’ve gotten to the age where I need to seriously downsize
> my hobbies and collections, not wanting to leave it to my children to have
> to deal with in later years. (I had to do that recently for a relative.)
> On the electronics side, I’ve decided to concentrate on my vintage video
> game systems - and therefore sell off most of my vintage computer stuff.
> My collection includes mostly 8-bit stuff: TRS-80 Models I, IV, M100, etc.
> - Atari 400, 800, Stacy, Portfolio, ST, etc. - C64/VIC20 - T/S1000
> (including an unbuilt kit), Apple II, II+, IIe, IIe Platinum, IIgs - Wang
> WLTC - Mattel Aquarius - TI-99/4A - many others that I still have to dig
> out - plus lots of peripherals, disks, manuals, etc. Also have some newer
> Macs starting with a Mac Plus in an Apple carrying bag.
> > >
> > > I’m starting with you guys before trying to list elsewhere, although I
> may hit some of the dedicated FaceBorg pages (such as for Aquarius and
> Apple II.) I may be willing to ship some of the software, but in general
> anything else will need to be picked up here (near the Fort Washington exit
> of the PA Turnpike) or nearby, and cash or PayPal for payment. I may also
> consider trades for some of the video game stuff I’m looking for.
> > >
> > > So - I’m not sure how to start with this. Does the group have a For
> Sale page where I can post photos, etc.? I’ll need to dig out each of the
> systems (carefully stored in my heated/cooled workshop) and test and figure
> out prices, but I will definitely entertain offers. For specific inquiries
> please email me, but for discussion of how to go about reducing my
> collection [and assuming the admins agree that it’s on-topic] that can be
> > >
> > > It pains me to do this, but the clutter is getting out of hand, and I
> haven’t touched most of these in years. It’s time for someone else to
> > >
> > > Bob Shuster
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