[NTLK] Boxes of Newton Stuff
m.blazer at utoronto.ca
Thu Jan 30 14:00:32 EST 2020
I'm unlurking to piggy-back on Peter's message to say that I have a similar
lode of Newton stuff here in Toronto, which I'd gladly hand over to anyone
who can come and get it. Payment optional although, like Frank, I'm always
open to a bottle of Laphroaig 10-year :)
In addition to older models and an eMate or two, my collection includes
some 2100s although I'm not sure any of them are free from the "jaggies"
and/or scratched screens. Lots of accessories including GPS, various
cases, some original boxed software, etc.
Long ago I was somewhat active in the Southern Ontario NUG (see photo in
the "Cult of Mac" book -- the little girl in the photo is now in 3rd year
university) but sadly these days I rarely have time to check NewtonTalk let
alone play with my Newton stuff. And I need to reclaim some storage space
-- unlike Peter, I don't have a garage!
Kudos and greetings to everyone who's been keeping things going!
On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 14:24, Peter Fraser via NewtonTalk <
newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
> I’ve tried this before, but no luck so far. The recent thread on the
> Newtontalk map, which shows a few nearby members, got me restarted.
> I have two or three sizable boxes of assorted Newt stuff, that have sat in
> the garage for years now. It does nobody any good there.
> I’m forgetting much of the contents, but there are various non-2000/2100
> newts and lots of books and cards and cases and battery trays and
> accessories. I specifically remember a brand new large leather portfolio
> 2100 case being in there. At least one eMate with the memory upgrade, too.
> And a Magic Cap non-newt thingie too, I think.
> What I’d really like to do is find someone local, here in the San
> Francisco Bay Area, to come by and take it all away for a super cheap
> price. I’d imagine we could dump it all out on the floor and wave our arms
> a couple times over it to arrive at the number. Which will be, remember, a
> low number.
> That local person could also act on behalf of others located elsewhere,
> but that is up to you to arrange.
> Any interest?
> Sent from my iPhone
> -- Peter
> pjfraser at mac.com
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