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    Why not post the problem here? We're a forum so...

    Why not post the problem here? We're a forum so most people won't be firing off emails to answer questions.
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    I second on that one. The demand for these cards...

    I second on that one. The demand for these cards was not generated by purist die-hards but people who wanted to make DOS gaming machines that were MCA and had pockets of cash. They alone pushed the...
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    We talked about this a bit earlier but I just...

    We talked about this a bit earlier but I just though: are you sure that half of your sad mac code is not hiding behind one of the vertical bars of corruption?
  4. Thread: Ibm bus & tag

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    I mean, it would make for a great conversational...

    I mean, it would make for a great conversational piece but where the heck did you find 100 foot cables in this decade??
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    In the last three months this subforum has only...

    In the last three months this subforum has only seen 12 active threads, including this one and several older threads which had new replies.

    There's no point. You add a bunch of extra subforums and...
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    Curiously, that listing and the relisting of the...

    Curiously, that listing and the relisting of the same card both failed to sell.
    This should be an interesting benchmark now that the Snark Barker is technically cheaper to build yourself than buying...
  7. Thread: Dr.Who

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    I just don't like change for the sake of change....

    I just don't like change for the sake of change. Perhaps it's nerd purism speaking here but it often comes across as really blatent and often ages poorly.
  8. First thing is to NEVER assume computer...

    First thing is to NEVER assume computer manufacturers used the same color coding for their voltage rails.
    Orange technically means 3.3w on ATX, but I have a machine on my desk where white wires are...
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    Canadian quarters nickels and dimes are the same...

    Canadian quarters nickels and dimes are the same size and weight as American coinage, though we replaced nickels with nickel plated slugs because people could make more in the scrap nickel than the...
  10. Thread: Dr.Who

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    I grew up on a diet of BBC Kids' licensing of the...

    I grew up on a diet of BBC Kids' licensing of the 70's and 80's episodes of Doctor Who. Extremely long multi-episode stories, extremely cheesy set design and effects and that flavor of sci-fi the...
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    I didn't have acetone but I did have brake fluid....

    I didn't have acetone but I did have brake fluid. That softened the specks of paint and it mostly came off with a bit of rubbing. Had to buff everything after though as it dulled the finish.
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    Payphones, anyone?

    Last summer I chased down a rather cheap NE233 payphone but put it aside until now when I got a chance to hang it on the wall.
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  13. Be warned. From Adobe directly they have stated...

    Be warned. From Adobe directly they have stated that Flash will "stop working" on January 12, so the final release is likely timebombed to force as many people off Flash as possible.


    They can...
  14. I used to run The Hackery's ebay store nearly a...

    I used to run The Hackery's ebay store nearly a decade ago and still do business with them so I can assure you that the majority of their inventory is not listed simply because there is so much of...
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    the brand "TV Shed" with the same font sounds...

    the brand "TV Shed" with the same font sounds more amusing.
  16. Here in BC your best bet for a keyboard and mouse...

    Here in BC your best bet for a keyboard and mouse set in "any condition" would be The Hackery/Disappearing Inc. down in Vancouver.
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    The idea is to locally have the materials...

    The idea is to locally have the materials manufactured and distributed.
    The gist is the same for products catered to other obsolete or famous brands, such as Commodore or Nintendo. Ultimately...
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    Since this thread has been TURBO Bumped twice,...

    Since this thread has been TURBO Bumped twice, you are both out of luck. Windows for Pen Computing was OEM-only. The drivers are not available in convenient diskette format because most systems that...
  19. "Will bend" "Will just snap" "or deform" ...

    "Will bend"
    "Will just snap"
    "or deform"

    Three different words and only one applies to brittle.


    Point is: Plastics used by Apple in the early and mid 90's are of a different formulation...
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    I deal with this issue constantly at work where...

    I deal with this issue constantly at work where equipment arrives with feet ripped out of the bottom of the device. Our solution is to replace the mount stud with a standoff threaded on both ends and...
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    I can't find a pinout for that stupid 3 pin...

    I can't find a pinout for that stupid 3 pin connector but Apple's manual states the modem wants 8VAC 500ma.
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    I have no model number to reference against other...

    I have no model number to reference against other than it too is a pushbutton eject drive as well but I have run into cap issues on the motor driver for the Compaq Portable III/386 machines that...
  23. Thank you very much Al. I can see the scanned...

    Thank you very much Al. I can see the scanned docs are in http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/convergent/68K/mightyframe/ while the tape archives made it into...
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    Nope. He got it. From what little info I can...

    Nope. He got it.

    From what little info I can see right now OP got it for half the price and once the seller got him hook line and sinker, screwed him over pretty bad by taking the keyboard.
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  25. FYI, the OP has not signed on since 2017. ;) ...

    FYI, the OP has not signed on since 2017. ;)

    I've had to do a recap on a 6100 as well but I've long since discarded the list. why not open yours and just write down what you find? I mean, you have...
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