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usb hard drive in a Macintosh 800k External

i see destruction of a perfectly good floppy drive.the holes the he hacked into the rear look very bad.Hot Glue seriously? this sloppy glue mess is going to fall apart.If some care and precision went…Continue

Started Sep 30, 2012

What apple product annoys you the most?

i would have to say the Powermac/Preforma 5260 & 5300http://lowendmac.com/roadapples/x200.shtmland the iphone3gits slow.Continue

Started Sep 25, 2012

Command + Option + X + O
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I just got a Macintosh Classic in, Tried the keys and it was nice to see a desktop fully booted,this is a pretty cool feature in my book,  Apple should have installed this feature in other mac'slike…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Finkmac Mar 15, 2012.

Apple 2.5" Scsi harddrive SCAM
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Powerusin MacMac replied to Michael's discussion Macintosh Floppy Emu available from BMOW
"couple updates 1. we got this to work with the Apple IIgs :) 2. i got the backlight hooked up on mine. "
Dec 25, 2013
Powerusin MacMac replied to James's discussion Episode 310: Hap's Apple Collection
"hey guys… just so you know … Hap just got ahold of something pretty crazy.  Lets just say its a prototype…  lets just say that it was built 2003-2004, lets say its got a 64 bit cpu in it.  and… @ 1.4ghz the…"
Dec 25, 2013
Powerusin MacMac replied to James's discussion Episode 310: Hap's Apple Collection
"Thanks for the good words about 68kmla.org - I'm Charles, AKA: Uniserver AKA: HardwareMack Yes, 68kmla.org is a fantastic resource! Also, my website is MacCaps.com, I have some helpful links and info, getting people through Bad Caps with thier…"
Dec 16, 2013
Powerusin MacMac replied to Michael's discussion Macintosh Floppy Emu available from BMOW
"he's a cool dude :-) "
Dec 15, 2013
Powerusin MacMac replied to Michael's discussion Macintosh Floppy Emu available from BMOW
"I just received one. "It's like having a box of eDisks, connected right to your machine!"You can even connect this thing internally if your mac is newer and doesn't have an external floppy port.  "
Dec 15, 2013
Powerusin MacMac replied to Michael's discussion Macintosh Floppy Emu available from BMOW
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Dec 15, 2013
Powerusin MacMac commented on Powerusin MacMac's blog post this guy has Steve Jobs Apple IIe
"Wow maybe he should have put it up for 100K, then some money bag would have bought it and felt all warm and fuzzy inside :)   The the seller could have sold his current home and used the money for a nice home Upgrade :-)"
Apr 24, 2013
Mike Maginnis commented on Powerusin MacMac's blog post this guy has Steve Jobs Apple IIe
"He tried to sell that IIe on eBay back in December.  For $45,000. http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150822390887"
Apr 24, 2013
MJJ commented on Powerusin MacMac's blog post this guy has Steve Jobs Apple IIe
"Looks like an uncashed cheque for 7.5K, small change for Steve :)"
Apr 24, 2013
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this guy has Steve Jobs Apple IIe

http://68kmla.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21041 - Pictures and DocumentsHe also has:- Many TAM's- Many fully working Macintosh Portables Back-lit and Non Back-Lit...- Prototype See-through Macintosh SE- A 2mb Ram LISASee More
Apr 23, 2013
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From 68kmla

"" the kissy" , love the idea"
Feb 4, 2013
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From 68kmla

"The gent in the thread wants to install a LC475 or q605 into a B&W Classic Case and modify the Front,  and call it  a Macintosh Quadra 300 :-) i'm pretty sure with bondo, and a some quality sanding one could accomplish such a task…"
Dec 18, 2012
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Mouse evolution

"You forgot the most important one, The Original Macintosh Mouse"
Dec 18, 2012
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From 68kmla

"That's pretty cool, make we want to get my tools out lol"
Dec 18, 2012
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From 68kmla

"This is in no way an official model, I'm assuming you did not go to the original thread."
Dec 16, 2012
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From 68kmla

"There is no Quadra 300 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_Quadra), at least no officially. :)"
Dec 14, 2012

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When did you get your first Mac?
2004 - 800Mhz Powerbook Ti, For a Video Editing Project!
How many Macs do you own?
6 - Mac SE, PM 6100/66, PM 7500/100,15"G4iMac,17"G4iMac,G4PMMDD,
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
SE 30(Vintage) - PowerMac G3 B&W 2nd Gen(later) - MacBookAir 2ndGen(nvidia)(current)
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this guy has Steve Jobs Apple IIe

http://68kmla.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=21041 - Pictures and Documents

He also has:


- Many TAM's
- Many fully working Macintosh Portables Back-lit and Non Back-Lit...
- Prototype See-through Macintosh SE
- A 2mb Ram LISA

Posted on April 23, 2013 at 2:19pm — 3 Comments

suggestion for the show

can you get more in-depth into the actual inter workings ram, kind. chips, any quarks, 

details, seems like you guys are trying too hard to sound good and be radio hosts,

, pick a Vintage machine every week and beat it up… raise the hood and get right in, talk about

caps that might normally go bad with this machine, Values, What kind of ram to upgrade, speeds,

interesting facts about it, maybe funny stuff that is in rom, or compatible upgrades,ethernet…

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Posted on September 24, 2012 at 4:19pm

Wow Brittle plastics! (PowerBook 140)

i'm finding that i have to be really careful with all this retro apple stuff, the plastic sometimes just crumbles in my hands!   i ordered a Powermac 7500 from oregon,  shipped to michigan…    Man when i opened it up , everything in there was broken up. even the plastic power button.   

This power mac 140 i am working on, trying to remove the battery was a chore, it had slightly cracked and expanded,

the plastic was crumbling on the battery,   and when i opened the…

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Posted on February 7, 2012 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

Just won an ====>Apple Power Macintosh G5 2.7 DP (PCI-X)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/380405651786?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649#ht_3991wt_1165

the only thing that worries me is this:

this model adds a liquid cooling system that replaces the traditional heat sink. Custom configurations also were available.

but they show it working... so if it has a leak, i might still be…

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Posted on February 2, 2012 at 6:58pm — 6 Comments

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 6:37am on January 26, 2012, James said…

Thanks so much for the donation!  Much appreciated!

At 10:02am on January 26, 2012, Powerusin MacMac said…

any little i can do to help,  its a good community with many resources!

At 1:43pm on January 26, 2012, Scott said…

Hey Charles- 

Any friend of Apple is a friend of mine :)

Also, when you have time drop by my apple blog- www.myfavoriteapple.com

Scott

At 1:47pm on January 26, 2012, Powerusin MacMac said…

thank you sir, i will see it!

At 2:04pm on January 26, 2012, Powerusin MacMac said…

do you think there is a correlation between apple users and people who drive SATURN ? :)  i have 3 saturn's i guess that is the only reason i ask :)

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