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RE: [midatlanticretro] OTish: Selectric typewriter available

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  • Evan Koblentz
    Matt, thanks for joining our group. Please also describe what you have to donate, so that we can figure out the necessary transportation .... thanks! New
    Message 1 of 11 , Jun 14, 2006
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      Matt, thanks for joining our group.
       
      Please also describe what you have to donate, so that we can figure out the necessary transportation .... thanks!
       
      New members are also encouraged to introduce themselves.   :)


      From: mmelnick [mailto:spliffrd@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 11:29 AM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] OTish: Selectric typewriter available

      Bushwick Brooklyn

      On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Kelly Leavitt wrote:

      > Where are you located?
      >
      > -----Original
      Message-----
      > From:
      href="mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com">midatlanticretro@ yahoogroups. com on behalf of mmelnick
      > Sent: Wed 6/14/2006 11:18 AM
      > To:
      href="mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com">midatlanticretro@ yahoogroups. com
      >
      Cc:
      > 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@ sbcglobal. net <mailto:b.r. borrill%40sbcglo bal.net> > wrote:
      > >
      > >> Kelly, If you unload that one I have another. However,
      Mine already has the
      > >> modifications and
      controller/translat or 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@catcorner. org <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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