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leasecleaning
October 31st, 2007, 10:04 AM
I have a 1984 Tandy 1000 up for sale on ebay- It comes with monochrome monitor, 10mb hard drive, dual floppy CPU, and keyboard check it out-
I may just be the next gadget for your collection Thank You Sam

http://http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190168684705&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=009 (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190168684705&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=009)

Terry Yager
October 31st, 2007, 01:14 PM
Very nice! (BTW, I fixed the link).

--T

Druid6900
October 31st, 2007, 07:56 PM
Yes, pretty tempting.

Just a word of advice, in case you ever come back, you'll probably get more for it if you show it working than just say it's working.

I think the 1000 was bootable from the hard drive, wasn't it?

Even a prompt would show it was working, partially.

Big Blues
November 2nd, 2007, 03:08 PM
I picked up a 1000 for $20 earlier this year (keyboard, manual, hard drive, no monitor). Hard drive is internal on mine, but it boots fine off of it.

mikey99
November 9th, 2007, 02:45 PM
I have a Tandy 1000 SX, which I got from a fellow on the YAHOO Tandy
group for just the cost of shipping ($20). Has 5.25 and 3.5 diskette drives
and an internal 20MB hard card. I think this is a Tandy specific hard card
as it looks a lot different than the ones I've seen for the PC. It does
boot off of the hard drive, and came loaded with a bunch of old DOS games.
The guy also included a bunch of old games, still in the boxes,
Kings Quest 2 and 3 , Flight Simulator, Chuck Yeagers flight game.
Even got a complete boxed copy of Deskmate 3 with all docs :-)
Came with two Tandy joysticks (which say TRS-80 on the label) , a Tandy mouse,
Tandy serial port card, and a Tandy internal modem.
This was one loaded system back in the day :-)

stazja01
November 16th, 2007, 07:33 AM
Makes me remember our Tandy 1000... We had a sixteen color screen, no hard drive (booted off a floppy), and only had the small floppy disk drive hooked up externally. Ah, the games I used to play on that computer. I still remember coming home with a game from school once and wondering why it wouldn't work (all the school's computers were macs and I didn't know the difference at the time). I think my mom tossed that computer a few years ago.