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    Quote Originally Posted by modem7 View Post
    A couple of other ideas are shown in posts #5 and #6 of the earlier thread at [here].
    Awesome! Those ones in post #5 are REALLY nice! Might look into making a cover like that for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by compaqportableplus View Post
    The ST-412s seem to be the most reliable out of the 4 brands they used in the XT. The 412 is a rock-solid drive. Almost as good as the ST-225 I would say. I love that peculiar sound a 412 makes when it does a long-seek too!
    That rang a bell, so I checked the 10Mb drive that came with my XT. Wasn't a 412. It was an IMI 5012. It has the IBM name plate & the Xebec controller.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casey View Post
    That rang a bell, so I checked the 10Mb drive that came with my XT. Wasn't a 412. It was an IMI 5012. It has the IBM name plate & the Xebec controller.
    Nice! Always likes those IMI drives.
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