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32711Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Introduction/Small wanted list

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  • Dave McGuire
    Oct 7, 2013
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      On 10/07/2013 07:42 PM, Michael Thompson wrote:
      > They are. But they're little-known and underappreciated by the
      > technical world.
      > There are very few in private hands, I'd say less than twenty of all
      > models. This is because the vast majority of them were leased, and IBM
      > came and took them away at the end of the lease period, and either
      > re-leased them or destroyed them. This effectively prevented the
      > creation of any sort of secondary market for the hardware.
      > The RICM has a 5360 System/36, three 5362 Compact System/36, three 5363
      > System/36, and four 5364 Desktop System/36. We don't have a 5363-I.

      Excellent! That makes five 5360s.

      I might have to try to talk you out of one or two of the 5364s.


      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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