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    Assuming I ever take it out, assuming I ever...

    Assuming I ever take it out, assuming I ever attempt to lay down some track, it won't be ready made commercial stuff. I have made 30+ feet of code 40 (.040") rail somewhere in my stash. Using just a...
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    SGI Indy case top needed

    Just the top.
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    I'm going to look for the disk files tonight. ...

    I'm going to look for the disk files tonight.

    Don't rule out quick and dirty "scanning" of whatever older books you have. That Rimmer book, hard cover iirc, would probably take 30 minutes or less...
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    Zen gauge

    Zen gauge
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    It doesn't seem likely I'll likely be availing...

    It doesn't seem likely I'll likely be availing myself of any black friday deals. I splurged and bought a trainset.
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    As in a server rack with crazy loud fans blowing...

    As in a server rack with crazy loud fans blowing directly across the cpu and memory? In the absence of such a setup, you have to fenagle extra fans to keep everything nice and cool. I never actually...
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    come on live a little. Besides if you began...

    come on live a little.

    Besides if you began building pc's with an lga771 server board (in reality the first build in around 20 years), you would understand the importance of cooling. Like leave...
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    Whereas overclocking could be a detriment to...

    Whereas overclocking could be a detriment to stability, I can't see how the addition of led lightning would.

    You want cheaper ecc ram do you? Get in line :)
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    modern memory issues

    I was scanning the tested memory pdf for an older mobo I have (Asus Mining Expert, B150 chipset). It's a mobo, don't laugh at me. Actually has audio built in and such. Regardless there was an...
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    I think I may have this one: "Super VGA...

    I think I may have this one:

    "Super VGA Graphics Programming Secrets"

    the software that is. IIRC the book centered around a game similar to Lode Runner, but with a chick running her head off. I...
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    anticipating any discernible rhyme or reason to...

    anticipating any discernible rhyme or reason to what gets posted here will leave you feeling lonely and afraid every time.
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    Not every coin, baseball card, car, painting,...

    Not every coin, baseball card, car, painting, etc. commands a high price. That's besides the point. Of course it's the most rare, most sought after, most inspiring specimens that command excessive...
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    high grade comics from the 30s to the 60s _only_...

    high grade comics from the 30s to the 60s _only_ appreciate in value. A trend that began in the early 70s and continues through today. One of the soundest investments there are. Not every comic book...
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    I thought I did kind of. Skyscapes in particular....

    I thought I did kind of. Skyscapes in particular. WIll a dslr or mirror less camera (or old style photographs) give you more (make that much more) realism. To what degree can you fool your eye for it...
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    I've never owned a DSLR

    Is it time? I was up real early one morning recently, and was admiring the colors of the sunrise. I started taking photos with my old Nikon L150 (is that the correct model?), a point and shooter that...
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    Perhaps people need to consider whether...

    Perhaps people need to consider whether "traditional" retrobriting is just too aggressive for aging plastics. Maybe the way to do things is to incrementally "bleach" the material (and peroxide is a...
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    I know BASIC real well. Do you think I qualify?...

    I know BASIC real well. Do you think I qualify? Man I can just see myself joy ridin in that Pinto.
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    Doesn't it's floatation indicate the item is a...

    Doesn't it's floatation indicate the item is a witch/warlock, and thereby ought to be burned? Don't go soft man.
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    iirc the model 25/30 has a built in h/d...

    iirc the model 25/30 has a built in h/d controller (on the mobo). But don't hold me to it, I ditched mine ages ago. The interface is referred to as "IDE", and only a 50 pin ribbon cable is needed....
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    is it true that Compaq invented the IDE...

    is it true that Compaq invented the IDE interface? The one we all know and love, not the IDE that's specific to the mod 30/25 or certain hard (drive) cards.

    yes the 30/25 already uses it's own...
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    or 80186 vs. 80188. The model 30/25 uses 16 bit...

    or 80186 vs. 80188. The model 30/25 uses 16 bit ram. In fact it splits bytes across memory banks. Maybe that's normal? As far as it own expansion bus, don't know if that uses 8 or 16 bit transfers....
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    Do not the mod 30/25 use 8086s? Another twist to...

    Do not the mod 30/25 use 8086s? Another twist to the scenario. You already have the basis for a 16 bit pseudo isa bus interface.
  23. I contacted CCI once about an unrelated topic....

    I contacted CCI once about an unrelated topic. They said they didn't have any materials specific to the old articles. I had thought of contacting Steve himself, in fact had again just days ago. I...
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    lga1155

    Still considered useable? If so for how much longer. It all depends on the application I know. For web surfing, basic office tasks I'm thinking it would be fine for several more years even. Even some...
  25. If you can recommend specific models it would be...

    If you can recommend specific models it would be appreciated. Intel or AMD based. Some sort of onboard storage, vga output. Fwiw I need to run linux.
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