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  • Aumsville, OR
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When did you get your first Mac?
2000
How many Macs do you own?
18 I think
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
Aumsville, Oregon
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
itunes

My current Mac Collection

MacBook Pro 2.66ghz 15" - Snow Leopard.
MacBook Pro 2.33ghz 17" - Snow Leopard
iBook 1.42ghz 14" - Leopard
PowerBook G4 15" - Tiger
PowerBook G3 Pismo - Mac OS 9
iBook 500mhz - Mac OS 9
PowerBook G3 Wallstreet - Mac OS 9
PowerBook G3 Lombard - Tiger
Macintosh IIsi - Mac OS 7.5.5
Macintosh 405 Performa - Mac OS 7.5.5
Mac Classic II - Mac OS 7.5.5
Macintosh Performa 6115 CD - Mac OS 8.6
PowerMac G4 Sawtooth 450mhz - Tiger
PowerMac G3 Blue and White - Jaguar
iMac 300mhz Lime - Jaguar
PowerMac G3 Beige - Jaguar
PowerBook G4 400mhz - Tiger

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PowerBook 170

I finally got my PowerBook 170 upgraded to System 7.5.5. I used the disk files from the Apple website. I was able to copy them to the hard drive via AppleTalk with my PowerBook G3. Then I ran the upgrade from the hard drive. It worked great. So far no problems. The unfortunate thing with my 170 is that the screen has growing case of "tunnel vision". The longer its on, the darker the corners of the LCD become. Eventually turning all back (about 1/8"). Its takes a while, about 45 minutes. Also…

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Posted on April 9, 2011 at 1:50pm — 3 Comments

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