28574Re: Linotype, was Re: [midatlanticretro] OT: Re: Analog Computers - General- Navy Computer- linotype
- Dec 11, 2012On 12/11/2012 01:19 AM, joshbensadon wrote:
>> I helped rescue a linotype for the System Source vintage computerUhh, yeah. You got snookered. ;)
>> collection vintagecomputer.net/linotype/
>> I had to disassemble to get into my car, took five trips. It took
>> me almost two hours to re-assemble and run a few test prints. More
>> complicated that they look.
> That must have been a lot of fun. Did you have to make many notes on
> how things were disassembled?
> I was just a kid when I went with my dad to move one of these, so I
> don't remember much. But when I was watching the Linotype film with
> my dad, he went on to give me all kinds of details regarding tricks
> and pitfalls during re-assembly of these machines.
> Two hours to reassemble? That's not long at all! I guess it depends
> on how much was disassembled?
> Good to see guys here with ink and metal in their blood!It's good stuff!
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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