Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Interesting Thread in vintage-computer.com about ages of hobbyists on topic
- joshbensadon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>--- In email@example.com, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...>He asked me to take him to tcf this year. I did not push it. My son is more interested in modern tech but he does like to pull vintage systems off the shelf once in a while to see how they work. A benefit having a dad with lots to choose from. He knows some Logo and BASIC.
>> Interesting Thread in vintage-computer.com about ages of hobbyists in
>Interesting reading. Most in this hobby seem to be from the "Class of
>Bill, how did you get your son interested in these old systems? I'm
>hoping to do the same, but my son is still too young.
>Class of 84
>Yahoo! Groups Links
Sent from my PDP 8/e.
- On 03/21/2013 09:16 PM, Wesley Furr wrote:
> The only thing I would like to have had that I've turned down was an HP 9000Drawing the line at machines one can't move oneself is a good thing.
> L1000...not really vintage though. I drew the line at something I couldn't
> move on my own. :-) Would probably have made a nice space heater though...
I have an IBM z/890 here. It weighs 2100lbs. No typo.
I can drive a forklift on my own. =)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA