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15372Re: [midatlanticretro] Holiday Party

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  • Jim Scheef
    Dec 3, 2009
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      Dan,

      This is a great idea.

      Jim

      Dan Roganti wrote:
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      > B Degnan wrote:
      >
      >> Hi - I am starting to run out of _*working*_ non-IBM branded full
      >> height diskette drives. I am therefore looking for these, any make or
      >> model will do, but Tandon's are preferred.
      >
      > One of the activities I had in mind for the upcoming workshops next year
      > was to have a marathon session on repairing floppy drives, preferably
      > the older ones for S-100 systems, since they are getting scarce, and
      > both 5-1/4" and 8" drives. I have a few myself that need to get rebuilt,
      > as I like to get a 3 or 4 disk system up and running sometime. So over
      > the winter, I was going to prepare a checklist, test equipment, parts
      > and tools to help streamline the process for a future vintage computer
      > workshop.
      >
      > =Dan
      >
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