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Formulator
April 20th, 2017, 09:06 PM
Hey!

I plan to strap my 5150 & 5153 to the hood of my automobile and run it through the automatic car wash!

It is dusty and I have no time to clean it properly.

It would be better if I had a 5154 of course.

Maybe I will also include the model F keyboard.

Pictures to come soon!

If only it were an AT&T 6300 or a PS/2!

krebizfan
April 20th, 2017, 09:20 PM
Please don't do that. All the pressurized water will destroy the computer especially disk drives.

commodorejohn
April 20th, 2017, 09:38 PM
Dear God, don't. Carwashes are built to deliver pressures that can be withstood by car bodies, not personal computers.

lameboyadvance
April 20th, 2017, 09:41 PM
I didn't know it was April 1st again.

Why not just use a pressure washer, that way you can remove/destroy the components more easily.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ug6Uz1TWJFU

mbbrutman
April 21st, 2017, 12:24 PM
Formulator,

What was your point in posting this? Seriously. April Fools day has passed this year already.

ChrisUnionNJ
April 21st, 2017, 03:02 PM
And this should be in the Humor sig..

fatwizard
April 21st, 2017, 03:26 PM
Formulator,

What was your point in posting this? Seriously. April Fools day has passed this year already.

I think it was just to pull everyone's chain.

Chuck(G)
April 21st, 2017, 03:43 PM
Well, if it was a joke, it wasn't very creative.

I mean, how about taking your PC to the local laundromat and throwing it into one of the jumbo-sized washers? :)

evildragon
April 21st, 2017, 03:45 PM
Well, if it was a joke, it wasn't very creative.

I mean, how about taking your PC to the local laundromat and throwing it into one of the jumbo-sized washers? :)

I'll pay good money to see that happen to OP's own computer.

Formulator
April 22nd, 2017, 09:53 AM
http://i.imgur.com/zp7SgWg.jpg

In the end I do not go through with auto wash.

I went for hand wash instead. The attendant advised to remove the system. He offered $10 for it. I declined.

This system belonged to IBM executive from D/FW.

It has Tecmar Captain expansion and Tandon 10MB hardcard.

It also came with 5151 monitor. I have 5154 but damaged flyback transformer.

Also thanks to expert member "mbbrutman" to generous assistance with Model F plug repair from some time ago.

But, .Seriously. This rock needs laughter.

mbbrutman
April 22nd, 2017, 09:55 AM
Nice system ... and I'm glad the keyboard plug repair was helpful to you.

As for humor, try here next time .. http://www.vcfed.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?35-Humor . There's a thin line between genius humor and trolling. ;-0