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3578RE: [midatlanticretro] OTish: Selectric typewriter available

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  • Kelly Leavitt
    Jun 14, 2006
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      Where are you located?

      -----Original Message-----
      From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com on behalf of mmelnick
      Sent: Wed 6/14/2006 11:18 AM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
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      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] OTish: Selectric typewriter available



      Hey everyone. I probably have a few items I could contribute, but I don't
      really have a way of getting the stuff to the museum. Anyone got wheels to
      come pick up stuff and bring to NJ?

      -matt

      On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Jim Scheef wrote:

      > Boyd,
      >
      > I agree it would be a nice addition sitting next to the keypunch. Can you
      > bring it to InfoAge?
      >
      > Jim
      >
      > --- BOYD BORRILL <b.r.borrill@... <mailto:b.r.borrill%40sbcglobal.net> > wrote:
      >
      >> Kelly, If you unload that one I have another. However, Mine already has the
      >> modifications and controller/translator box to connect it to a parallel
      >> port, and it still functions as a wide crriage, correcting Selectric. Sold
      >> A BUNCH OF THEM BACK WHEN IT WAS A MATRIX PRINTR, DAISY-WHELL PRINTER, THIS
      >> OR NOTHING. PRINTS 15 CHARACTERS PER SECOND AND USES A STANDARD OFFICE
      >> STYLE PRINT THINBLE. tHE INTERFACE BOX TRNSLATES FROM ASCII TO STANDARD
      >> SELECTRIC TILT-ROTATE CODES, AND DRIVES THE SOLINOIDS THAT MAAKE THE
      >> TILT-ROTATE MECHANISM TO DO THERE THING, PLUS THE SOLINOIDS FOR THE VARIOUS
      >> FUNCTION KEYS LIKE "INDEX", "TAB", "CR/LF, ETC.
      >> It was given to me by the widow of the guy I sold it to for use with a
      >> SOL-20 and an Apple IIE with which he wrote technical books and manuals. He
      >> didn't use it much and a friend of mine that services typewriters for a
      >> living told me that it has no more than a few thousnd characters of use on
      >> it. Anyone tha wants it can have it for the shipping cost and packaging.
      >> I'd estimate about $100.00 via FEDEX/KINKO's.
      >>
      >> Evan note: It would look great in the museum exhibits.:>)
      >>
      >> Ray
      >>
      >>
      >> Kelly Leavitt <kelly@... <mailto:kelly%40catcorner.org> > wrote:
      >> Anyone want one of these lovely beasts? The big, heavy brown
      >> units. Weighs a ton. Free if you come get it. There were conversion kits
      >> for turning them into printers going back quite a few years.
      >>
      >> Kelly
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Pioneer Purveyor of Personal Processing Power
      >>
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