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  • Bill Sudbrink
    ... pallet, including ... business ... recycling. ... Burroughs ... Allen ... seen there. ... interested? Bill S.
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 5, 2012
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      Chuck Harris [cfharris@...] wrote:

      > Hi Bill,
      >
      > At the moment, the entire Burroughs machine is sitting on a 4x4 foot
      pallet, including
      > a model 35 TTY sitting on top.
      >
      > -Chuck
      >
      > Bill Sudbrink wrote:
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > Thanks for the reply. I'm glad to hear that some eye is being kept
      > > for vintage equipment. As to the Burroughs, how big is it?
      > > Burroughs usually means big and I don't have a lot of space. But I
      > > can put the word out to the "community" and probably locate a good
      > > home for it. There is also the MARCH computer museum up in Wall NJ:
      > > http://www.marchclub.org/

      Earlier exchange:
      > They are not friendly to collectors/restorers... But I am one of their
      business
      > consultants, so they are friendly to me.
      >
      > It is a fairly rare occurrence when a classic computer shows up in the
      recycling.
      > Mostly they get late model PC's within the last 10 years, or so. A
      Burroughs
      > machine showed up the other day, but I think it is heading up to that Paul
      Allen
      > guy of microsoft fame. That is about the only early 70's machine I have
      seen there.
      > If it turns out that Allen doesn't want the Burroughs machine, are you
      interested?

      Bill S.
    • Evan Koblentz
      ... Thanks, I will email him.
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 5, 2012
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        > Chuck Harris [cfharris@...] wrote:
        >
        >> Hi Bill,
        >>
        >> At the moment, the entire Burroughs machine is sitting on a 4x4 foot
        > pallet, including
        >> a model 35 TTY sitting on top.
        >>
        >> -Chuck
        >>
        >> Bill Sudbrink wrote:
        >> > Hi,
        >> >
        >> > Thanks for the reply. I'm glad to hear that some eye is being kept
        >> > for vintage equipment. As to the Burroughs, how big is it?
        >> > Burroughs usually means big and I don't have a lot of space. But I
        >> > can put the word out to the "community" and probably locate a good
        >> > home for it. There is also the MARCH computer museum up in Wall NJ:
        >> > http://www.marchclub.org/
        >
        > Earlier exchange:
        >> They are not friendly to collectors/restorers... But I am one of their
        > business
        >> consultants, so they are friendly to me.
        >>
        >> It is a fairly rare occurrence when a classic computer shows up in the
        > recycling.
        >> Mostly they get late model PC's within the last 10 years, or so. A
        > Burroughs
        >> machine showed up the other day, but I think it is heading up to that
        >> Paul
        > Allen
        >> guy of microsoft fame. That is about the only early 70's machine I have
        > seen there.
        >> If it turns out that Allen doesn't want the Burroughs machine, are you
        > interested?
        >
        > Bill S.
        >


        Thanks, I will email him.
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