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    September 9th, 2019, 05:56 PM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread Sol-20: Side replacements in S-100
    Thanks! Woodworking shops will often stock unfinished, raw boards of various types, including walnut. Getting fully prepared boards will be more...
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    September 7th, 2019, 07:07 PM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread Sol-20: Side replacements in S-100
    I've been looking into masonite, which is a brand name for a type of hardboard. It is harder and stronger than MDF, but still will tends to swell...
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    September 7th, 2019, 06:48 PM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread Sol-20: Side replacements in S-100
    This is with 11 coats of General Finishes water soluble high performance topcoat (satin), with sanding between coats as needed. No stain.
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    September 5th, 2019, 04:18 PM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread Sol-20: Side replacements in S-100
    Thanks. I opted to use 1/4" plywood because I found a piece big enough to use, but there's no reason why it could not have been masonite. I can't...
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    September 4th, 2019, 05:53 PM
    dfnr2 started a thread Sol-20: Side replacements in S-100
    I while back the shelf holding my Sol-20 failed, and the Sol fell 8 feet onto the floor, bouncing off the bench. The machine survived, but the sides...
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    August 28th, 2019, 08:40 AM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread OSI 300 Video in General Off Topic
    I think I have some dealer newsletters which chronicle the trajectory. I'll see if I can get them scanned. Also, take a look at the peek(65)...
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    August 27th, 2019, 03:24 PM
    dfnr2 replied to a thread OSI 300 Video in General Off Topic
    Mark has a photo on his OSI board catalog page: http://osi.marks-lab.com/boards/boards.html
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First learned on a Xerox Sigma 9 and Memphis State, was given a 6809 chip in 1978 and built a 6809 sbc, and bought an OSI C2-4P used in 78 or 79. Currently own multiple OSI's, HP calcs and desktops, Apple IIe and IIgs, C64, Sol-20, IMSAI 8080, Several ELF's and more. Need to find the time to get to all of it!
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