Re: [midatlanticretro] price reality check
> > Some just sold for $51, $58. CHEAP! I can't compete with such prices
> > Others are asking $200 to $400 each, and can keep waiting :-/Because most drives fail, the value of a tested and working drive is way
> > Just a price point for those looking for 8" floppy drives.
> > -- jeff jonas
> Hi Jeff,
> I have been buying quite a few 8" drives on eBay recently and I have
> received some nice working half height 8" floppy drives in the $50 to
> $60 dollar range which I considered to be a bargain price. That being
> said, I would pay up to $100 ea for a NEC FD1165 or similar HH 8" drive.
> Jeff Galinat
more than a take-your-chances drive. That's why they're so cheap. Prove
you have a working 8" drive, show a boot screen to CP/M, throw in the
controller card, and then you can name your price.