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  • Melrose, MA
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Traveling with retro Macs
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I'm taking my newly acquired clamshell iBook G3 with me on a short trip this weekend. While I know most collectors prefer to keep their Macs at home in a specific area, has anyone ever had an…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Aug 10, 2012.

Reattaching Apple icon on back of iBook?
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While in the process of testing out my new iBook, the Apple icon on the back of the computer fell off. Is there anything I can use to reattach it that won't discolor or damage the piece or the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ashley M Jul 29, 2012.

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Ashley M replied to Rick's discussion Anyone heard of these games? I'm not sure the names.
"From your description of the first game, you may be thinking of Word Munchers or Number Munchers. There were more in the series, but those are the two that are probably most well-known. I remember playing one of those titles in kindergarten as well…"
Oct 12, 2012
Derek replied to Ashley M's discussion Traveling with retro Macs
"Kathrynhas noted a few troubles connecting to WPA2-protected wireless networks when they are using AES encryption (as opposed to TKIP+AES, which works fine with older 802.11b cards but is supposedly less secure). Solution: use an 802.11g card…"
Aug 10, 2012
Jason McCormack replied to Ashley M's discussion Traveling with retro Macs
"I've never really traveled with a vintage mac (aside from years ago when they were current models :) ), but I have had a couple systems damaged when moving."
Aug 10, 2012
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Aug 10, 2012
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Traveling with retro Macs

I'm taking my newly acquired clamshell iBook G3 with me on a short trip this weekend. While I know most collectors prefer to keep their Macs at home in a specific area, has anyone ever had an experience or mishap with taking a retro Mac on the road?
Aug 9, 2012
Lim Thye Chean commented on Ashley M's photo
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Blueberry Clamshell iBook G3

"I have 3 iBook G3... but none still have good screen like this. Really well preserved!"
Aug 7, 2012
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Blueberry Clamshell iBook G3

Latest acquisition. Found on eBay.
Aug 7, 2012
Ashley M joined familyguy9877's group
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iBook Owners

My second group, For all iBook Users  to share problems or compliments to the original or newer iBook's design, but its not limited to that if anyone has other ideas. Leave a comment and tell us what ibook(s) you haveSee More
Jul 30, 2012
Ashley M replied to Ashley M's discussion Reattaching Apple icon on back of iBook?
"Thanks. I'll try that."
Jul 29, 2012
James replied to Ashley M's discussion Reattaching Apple icon on back of iBook?
"I've not tried it myself, but model glues that dry clear ought to work.  You wouldn't need very much at all -- just a tiny drop.  Experiment on another piece of plastic first."
Jul 29, 2012
Nicholas Petersen left a comment for Ashley M
"So great to see younger people active in the retro Mac community. Very encouraging!"
Jul 28, 2012
Ashley M posted a discussion

Reattaching Apple icon on back of iBook?

While in the process of testing out my new iBook, the Apple icon on the back of the computer fell off. Is there anything I can use to reattach it that won't discolor or damage the piece or the computer itself?See More
Jul 28, 2012
Finkmac commented on Ashley M's photo
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PowerBook 520

"The power adapters for these things are hard to find... At least for me..."
Jul 27, 2012
Finkmac commented on Ashley M's photo
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Bondi Blue iMac G3

"Not bad, I should start looking around those garage sales."
Jul 27, 2012
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Bondi Blue iMac G3

Acquired at a yard sale for $5 in 2008.
Jul 27, 2012
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PowerBook

"Thanks, it's a 520."
Jul 27, 2012

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When did you get your first Mac?
The first computer I actually used was one of the Apple II series. I've been in love with them ever since. My first retro Mac was a Bondi Blue iMac G3 bought for $5 at a yard sale in 2008. My first new Mac was a MacBook I bought in 2009.
How many Macs do you own?
5: a Newton MessagePad, a PowerBook, a MacBook, an iMac G3, and a clamshell iBook. Not to mention an iPhone and several iPods.
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
The clamshell iBook.
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
ITunes.

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At 11:53pm on July 28, 2012, Nicholas Petersen said…

So great to see younger people active in the retro Mac community. Very encouraging!

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