32632Re: [midatlanticretro] Introduction/Small wanted list
- Oct 7, 2013
On Sunday, October 6, 2013, wrote:
Hi all I'm new to the group here.
Probably not best to introduce myself then give a list of computers I'm
looking for but here it goes.
My name is Connor, I'm 16, left high school to start college (currently
in college), and I'm collecting computers older then me.
I've been known to carry old computers around my college campus for fun
and I've been running out of room in this small room of mine.
That's probably all I have to say about myself.
Oh and I live in the north east corner of Maryland.
Anyway onto the computers I am looking for (since they are either over
priced on ebay or I can't find them there).
I am looking for:
A Commodore 64 (a floppy drive with it would be awesome too)
An IBM PS/2 Model 25
A Kaypro machine (don't have any yet so really any model would make me
And an IBM system/36 5362 (sort-of kidding about this one as I doubt
anyone would have one let alone have one they would be willing to sell,
though I do wish to acquire one eventually)
These machines do not need to be working or complete but I would prefer
them complete over non-functioning as I have fun fixing them. (Also
nicer condition is always preferable too :) )
I'm glad to be apart of the group and I hope some of you can help me
with my small wanted list.
Oh and I hope to see some of you at Festivus! :DConnor,Welcome to the group! It sounds like you'll fit in quite well, here.I got started with vintage electronics in a very similar way, though I didn't manage to get into college at 16. Universities are fantastic places to find odd cast-off electronics.I also live in northeast Maryland, specifically in Queenstown. And, I happen to have a spare C64. So, if you want to meet up some time, let me know.- Alex
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