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32102Re: [midatlanticretro] my new vintage toy

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  • David Keith
    Aug 16, 2013
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      Me too, but I can rebuild it have the technology it.  I do have original IBM parts to fully restore it to a functional front panel.  Just hate to tell you where I got them from :-(

      David Keith


      From: Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...>
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 1:56 PM
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] my new vintage toy

       
      On 08/15/2013 09:48 PM, David Keith wrote:
      > I found this on eBay and I just could not help myself :-) Actually it
      > is an IBM 370/145 Control Panel
      >
      > http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-IBM-360-mainframe-COMPUTER-control-panel-faceplate-CUSTOM-LIGHTS-/261261607642
      >
      > My plan is to restore it to a functional state, add an original name
      > plate (all I have is a IBM 370/158 name plate) and connect it to a
      > Raspberry Pi running Hercules System 370 emulator.
      >
      > http://www.hercules-390.eu/
      >
      > If I get it working by VCF this year I will bring it for display.

      I saw that on eBay. I nearly cried when I read about the "Christmas
      lights" modification. I'm glad it went to a good home.

      -Dave

      --
      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA


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