Re: Interesting Thread in vintage-computer.com about ages of hobbyists on topic
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...> wrote:
>Oh, Definitely! I'm strictly refusing to buy something for which I don't have room. I won't refuse a donation if I knew the alternative was landfill. I think that last sentence should be a moral obligation to all Marchin's.
> >> There is space in the garage and attic, but I refuse to store vintage computers there due to temperature.
> But it's better than rejecting something that would otherwise be thrown away. Our storage warehouse at InfoAge lacks HVAC, however, we do have a solid floor, solid brick walls, and a solid new roof.
You shall not refuse to give a good home to any vintage computer.
- 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