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June 28, 1987 (33)
About 1ajs
one of 6.5 billion unique people on this planet we call home...
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Photography, Traveling, Skyscrapers, Drafting, Architecture, History Abandoned buildings, Bush Plane
photographer/ gardening


Pegcity bits the home of praire bits and bytes a heritage lost yet not
Heathkit h89 h77 h11 h10 with some extra bits
Osborn 1 x2
pdp8a with asr33 and documentation and software
GE workmaster with series six PLC and ibm p70 (same as a ge workmaster 2)
Commodore PC-10 II and other stuff


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by 1ajs on May 20th, 2015 at 02:34 PM
so the mail person brought me a box of goodies

incase u cant tell thats replacement boards for the light panel and the switch panel for the 8i thank you Vince Slyngstad for making them

and i stumbled on this on the local kijiji (similar to craigs list)

witch is a Sanyo Denki 1402-B2 with a

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test print

by 1ajs on May 12th, 2015 at 07:36 PM
so for the hell of it i did crapy 3d test print on the hackerpsace cheapy 3d printer of vince slyngstad 3d model of the 8i switch
sept his model is scaled wrong so took some wild guesing to find the right size first was 10% bigger aaa to somall did a 100x biger wow insane on the screen so did some guesing on the imperial metric thing and came up with 25.4 sept still slightly smaller guesing 25.5x bigger will nail it

anyway hes it is in it unholy mess

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little sunday desoldering

by 1ajs on May 10th, 2015 at 11:15 AM
so spent most of my sunday sofar striping the switch bits off this broken switch panel from the crushed 8i.

theres more stuff then this like a storage bin of broken cards a box of card the core memory taken apart

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sad find update: what to do with a smashed pdp 8i hmm sculpture?

by 1ajs on May 2nd, 2015 at 04:21 PM
so now the beginings of a sculpture are happening.
i dont want this stuff sitting in a dump i dont want it sitting in a box

so now i begin to do somthing with the bits in the box.
(the switches are not part of this got other ideas for those post more latter on that)

anyhow i know its sad its come to this but at least its not in a feild anymore or in the dump.

alas alas it be so sad
to sad to say
so sad indeed

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sad find

by 1ajs on April 27th, 2015 at 03:52 PM
not to long ago i litteraly walking onto a pdp8i and nearly blue a gasket
when i found it. :'(
its pritty mangled the back planes in a million peacs some of the cards survived but will need work

did get some unobtainium switches for it and a 8m still gotta go back and do more archeology on the area where i found this stuff

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