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31880Re: [midatlanticretro] Anyone going to be working on DEC stuff this weekend?

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  • Cory Smelosky
    Aug 3, 2013
      On Sat, 3 Aug 2013, Dave McGuire wrote:

      >
      > On 08/03/2013 01:37 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
      >>>>>>>> Along with your DEC-20s. It's be fun to get TOPS-10 running and on HECnet
      >>>>>>>> there.
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> That will take some doing; I still need drives.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Yeah, MASSBUS drives aren't quite as common as your stock 40G IDE drive.
      >>>>>> ;)
      >>>>>
      >>>>> No they aren't. The only one I have here, an RM03, is a big mess and
      >>>>> is in need of LOTS of work.
      >>>>
      >>>> How bad off is it? Motor failure?
      >>>
      >>> Very dirty, and rodent nest detritus. I've gotta get that cleaned up
      >>> before I can assess the condition of the motor. (and everything else)
      >>>
      >>
      >> Good thing a DEC drive would be well built and would likely survive that.
      >
      > Yes. Well the RM03 was actually built by CDC (it's a rebadged CDC
      > 9762) but still...CDC built things extremely well also.

      Interesting. Yeah though, CDC did like to build things well. ;)

      >
      > -Dave
      >
      >

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