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    November 27th, 2019, 02:29 PM
    Looks too early to be from the period when Bull took over Honeywell's systems I think. For an even older system, was looking at this today. ...
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    November 27th, 2019, 02:08 PM
    Gary C replied to a thread New to the forum. in General Off Topic
    How very true !
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    November 27th, 2019, 02:05 PM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    No port :( its a very simple design and should have worked fine, but the rivet on the handbrake lever was too tight (from new) which is annoying....
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    November 27th, 2019, 12:16 PM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    The cable was fine, it was the lever (black arrow) that connects on a pivot at the top of the left hand shoe and connects to the cable. On the old...
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    November 27th, 2019, 11:09 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    There was no noise at all. The handbrake lever was a bit high but it still all worked. I only noticed when I went to adjust the handbrake travel...
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    November 25th, 2019, 10:59 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread 8050 in Commodore
    File system well underway. I've chosen to setup the SD card file structure with folder names numbered 0 to 9. Each of these folders are then a...
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    November 25th, 2019, 08:43 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    Now the bloody dishwasher has stopped heating up !
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    November 23rd, 2019, 09:47 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    All my first cars were Vauxhall, from a 1256 Chevette, Astra Mk1 to Manta's (ok, Opel). Loved them, would buy my Mk1 Astra SR back in an instant...
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    November 23rd, 2019, 07:06 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    Yep, knew it needed something, but it only really bit today. Should have looked at it before. Lesson to self, buy a new car in summer then the MOT...
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    November 23rd, 2019, 06:58 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread car broke down ! in General Off Topic
    Lol, maybe Actually with this, the handbrake has been poor since the car was new, but MOT due and handbrake was getting a bit high so went to...
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    November 23rd, 2019, 06:40 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread unlocked phones in General Off Topic
    Ofcom legalised unlicenced repeaters in 2018 as long as they meet standards. ...
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    November 23rd, 2019, 05:24 AM
    Why is it always winter when a car breaks down. My polo has suffered a rear brake drum failure. Bloody thing looks as if its been partially seized...
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    November 18th, 2019, 05:46 AM
    Anyone have a spare Apple II lid ? I have a good motherboard, disk drive and interface and a case minus its lid. Not too bothered about...
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    November 16th, 2019, 09:49 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread Christmass in General Off Topic
    They would do well to package things up as a set. It wont be a present idea if I have to specify each components, ah well. possibility for the future.
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    November 14th, 2019, 12:55 PM
    Gary C replied to a thread Christmass in General Off Topic
    Probably should build an Altairish case for my multibus cards. Oh so many projects. Need to retire.
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    November 14th, 2019, 12:29 PM
    Not at all. This is what its all about, thanks for the information, love it. I've been wondering if its normal to hang at loading when I try to...
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    November 14th, 2019, 05:00 AM
    Basic 2 doesn't work with IEEE ? How many versions were there. I have a 3032 (2001-N by another name?) with what I believe is Basic 2 (as it has...
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    November 14th, 2019, 01:24 AM
    Gary C replied to a thread Christmass in General Off Topic
    Saw the Altair one, but would like more of a replica inside too. The ones on the net all seem to have fallen by the wayside or have been...
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    November 13th, 2019, 01:22 PM
    Gary C replied to a thread RCA Voyager III in General Off Topic
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7FKwqYE9cE
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    November 13th, 2019, 01:17 PM
    Gary C started a thread Christmass in General Off Topic
    Well its that time again and the wife is asking me for ideas. So what does a vintage computer enthusiast want ? I would love an Altair or IMSAI...
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Started with the UK national electricity company, the CEGB in 1983. Moved in to engineering and worked on DPS6, Intel Multibus, DEC VAX/PDP and programmed in CEGB CUTLASS.
Now in operations
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Lancashire
Interests:
Vintage computers and old cars
Occupation:
Assistant shift manager - Nuclear operations

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