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Old 09-01-2018, 12:19 PM
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Default Check out my new supercomputer installation!

OK, it's not a car, but they're still restorations. Actually the PET is a restoration I did, the TRS-80 I found as a brand new NOS unit still in the original Radio Shack cardboard boxes!

Both started life as 4K machines but the PET is 32K now and the TRS-80 a whopping 48K.

If you know anything about old computers or the TRS-80 in particular, this is all you need to know: the little plastic door to the Expansion Unit cable is unbroken. Even the little plastic retaining tabs on it are intact. That's like finding tire nubs on a COPO ;-)



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Old 09-01-2018, 07:04 PM
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Very cool - but you should have posted in OFF TOPIC instead of OTHER CARS - more people would see it. I think vintage computers are cool.
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True, but OffTopic is such a violent wasteland! Or can be...
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