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Giving away some compact macs near Portland, OR
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dylan McDermond Jul 12, 2013.

Happy PI day everyone!

Started Mar 14, 2011

Christmas 1984: The Great Apple //c vs. PCjr Battle
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When did you get your first Mac?
My first mac purchase was a used PowerMac 8100 @ 110mhz. My first Apple was a //c in 87. I should have waited a year huh?
How many Macs do you own?
16+ various compact Macs from 128K to Classic II. NO SE/30 GRRR!!!! Anybody want to trade theirs for a double-floppy SE? Or two? *CRICKETS* Also two kalyway hackintosh PCs: 2.8ghz Core2duo and 3.2ghz Core2quad. No SE/30
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What's your favorite Mac of all time?
Mac Plus
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
Big John himself

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Timbotronik replied to James's discussion Episode 423: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
"Neat episode ! That was a fascinating look at zips, a seriously deep dive down the rabbit hole. 1997 was my year of zips, learning Photoshop and Illustrator at OWCC. Thank you Rick, James, John, keep em coming :) tim"
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New iPhone4S get me feeling silly :)BTW That's Elvis the Mac Hound
Jul 24, 2013
Dylan McDermond replied to Timbotronik's discussion Giving away some compact macs near Portland, OR
"Thanks, Tim! Great to meet you and I'll have an even better time going through this crazy stack o' Macs!"
Jul 12, 2013
Timbotronik replied to Timbotronik's discussion Giving away some compact macs near Portland, OR
"GONE!! A very special thanks to Dylan for adopting these Macs :)"
Jul 8, 2013
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Jul 7, 2013
Timbotronik replied to DaveyPocket's discussion Apple II prototyping expansion cards
"These boards look terrific , what kind of  projects are you into?"
Jul 7, 2013
Timbotronik replied to Alex's discussion Apple iic Stuff!
"I think I had one like that too :)   The IBM and Apple joysticks have the same internals (just a couple potentiometers and switches). If you're handy with wiring diagrams you could definitely re-wire yours without too much trouble, you can…"
May 6, 2011
Timbotronik replied to Alex's discussion Apple iic Stuff!
"Hi Alex,   Congrats on the buy, I love the //c too :)   Do you plan on buying a power supply for it? The IBM joystick could be rewired, but I think you'll be happier with a real Apple compatible joystick.  Here's the asimov…"
Apr 28, 2011

Comment Wall (23 comments)

At 6:13am on August 26, 2008, James said…
Welcome Timbotronik! So how do you know Big John?
At 10:18pm on August 26, 2008, April said…
Timmy?!?!? Is this our Timmy?!?!
At 10:20pm on August 26, 2008, April said…
It *is* our Tim!! Yay!!
At 6:34am on September 10, 2008, Timbotronik said…
I'm an old buddy of John's from when I still lived in FWB,FL. I logged some time on John's many arcade and mac machines!
At 9:54pm on October 16, 2008, James said…
Where did you get that Woz song? Do you know if I can play it on the podcast?
At 1:09am on October 17, 2008, Lofty Walrus said…

Thanks for the kind words about my MacQuarium. It was a fun build.

So I see Alien and fractals on your screen. Nice! Two of my favorite things!

- Lofty
At 10:02pm on October 27, 2008, Kathryn said…
Very cool song with the Woz, the Wiz, and the Tetris. Thanks for putting it up for us all to enjoy.
At 11:53am on October 29, 2008, Kathryn said…
Does that make me an Enablers, Enabler?
At 3:45am on October 30, 2008, Christopher said…
I donate in $ and yes they are quite popular although they seem more prolific,easier and cheaper to get hold of over in the USA.
At 6:58pm on November 3, 2008, Kathryn said…
I love, love, love Halloween! More than Christmas, I love Halloween!

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