It's been a retro goldmine the past week. One of the guys at work showed up the other day with a dead Lombard. The LCD inverter was fried. Replaced that and got video back, then swapped in a known good HD, and BONG! She fired right up. It's really beat up but runs like a champ. Makes a nice companion to my Pismo.Then today, another friend showed up with a G4 Powerbook, 15 inch aluminum 1.67ghz. He said his kid dropped it and it was a goner. He gave it to me for parts. Two hours later, after a…See More
"I tried to copy you with a supped up Pismo with the G4 cpu from Wegener, 6 mo. later i am still waiting my order, no responses from Wegener, I hat getting burned, anyone know a better way to get back my money or get my order filled?"
"I know how you feel, I moved from a Pismo 500mhz to a 1 ghz Titanium, the "Ti" is fast and powerful but fragile, going back to the Pismo is like visiting with an old friend, solid, steady and sure. I have built a newer one (less cracks in…"
"I like the "It's a prototype," that's great!!! Maybe if enough people keep saying "We want that black, curvaceous Powerbook with the translucent bronze keyboard" they will bring back the design? Well, it was worth a…"
"I am in complete agreement with you are the versatility, usability, and beauty of the Pismo. I love that I'm not limited in accessories, or connections. I have accessibility to floppies, super-floppies, zip drives, DVDs, USB, Firewire,…"
"I can't believe this guy wants $12,000? I could maybe see $1,000, but would that even be a little high for old iPods? I understand they are all in great shape, with most all the original packaging, and contents, but this is way too…"
"The Pismo is the coolest Mac ever. I too, regret selling mine - I bought it new, and used it to drive a special scanning panoramic camera. I loved the modular bays - I would replace the optical drive with a second battery to double my battery life…"