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32712Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Introduction/Small wanted list

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  • Cory Smelosky
    Oct 7, 2013
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      On Mon, 7 Oct 2013, Dave McGuire wrote:

      > 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

      Give Dave multiple! I'll then talk him out of one. ;)

      Cory Smelosky
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