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When did you get your first Mac?
1987
How many Macs do you own?
50+
What is your website?
http://www.vintagemacmuseum.com
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
no single model - PowerBook 540c, Pismo, iMac G4, et. al.
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
email from James about interviewing me for the podcast
I am a vintage Mac collector in the Boston, MA, US area, and an Apple Certified Macintosh consultant doing business under the name Oakbog. I've been using Macs for 24 years and counting. My collection comprises working 68k and PowerPC Macs of the pre-Intel era.

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Vintage Mac Museum Blog: http://vintagemacmuseum.blogspot.com

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The Vintage Mac Museum Blog

The Vintage Mac Museum is a working collection of 68k and PowerPC Macs from the pre-Intel era. I just started a blog that describes working with vintage Macs, maintaining the collection, and tales of performing old Mac file transfers and conversions, which can be found at http://vintagemacmuseum.blogspot.com/.



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Posted on June 7, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 11:22am on September 13, 2008, James said…
Welcome and thanks for joining Adam! Thanks again for appearing on the podcast. I'm sure everyone will enjoy the interview on Episode #87.
At 11:14am on May 17, 2009, Lars (WhyOSX) said…
The R₂D-Mac is great !
At 6:51pm on June 7, 2009, Lars (WhyOSX) said…
I subscribe hardly anywhere. But this sounds familiar to me. Throughout the nineties I had to handle PC-Word-files again and again. Some of them were readable on the LC (7.1).
A change of the floppy drive and PC Exchange (really, PC Ex made reading PC disks possible, but only in combination with a new drive) gave my setup a slight 'compatiblity',
But in a way it felt good not to be another grey in the crowd...
At 10:23pm on June 7, 2009, Adam Rosen said…
The Black Magic of Floppy Voodoo. You can read the Blog without subscribing at http://vintagemacuseum.blogspot.com
At 1:21am on June 8, 2009, Lars (WhyOSX) said…
Well, I read it (by using the link), and wanted to comment there,
but I was forced to do it this way then.
There's always more than one possible solution.
Can it be the earliest LC's had drives not capable of PC disks ?
At 6:57am on June 8, 2009, Adam Rosen said…
All LCs came with 1.44MB SuperDrives, which could read/write DOS disks. The PC Exchange program was the opener utility Apple supplied, not the full translator like MacLinkPlus. Feel free to email me directly if you wish to continue: adam AT oakbog.com

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