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    2x 128ks, 1x Classic and Multiple Accessories

    So I took some pictures, but forgot to take some along the way. It jumps around a little, and that's why. I know most are anxious to find out more about the 128s, but I want to get the Classic out of the way mainly so I can test my Retrobrite solution, and to calm my nerves about CRTs and...
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    2x 128ks, 1x Classic and Multiple Accessories

    Alrighty! Here are some quick images I took on my iPhone. (Left to Right: Classic, Working 128k, Dead 128k with RAM and SCSI upgrades). The laundry basket in the back in full of extras I picked up, like an external diskette drive (looks to be from a IIgs), keyboards (including another ADB...
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    2x 128ks, 1x Classic and Multiple Accessories

    I know, it's been 1, 2, 3, no no, FOREVER since I made a post. But I had to make one about my recent conquest. Today I drove almost 2 hours to pick up a machine I've always wanted: a 128k. I got lucky and found not one, but two from the same seller! He had a lot listed for sale (including a load...
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    SE, Accelerator, and the aftermarket HDD.

    So in the main today I recevied my first SE. The case needs a lot help, but the main reason I bought it was what showed up upon boot. "Radius Accerator 25". I got it, cracked it open to check everything out. Board is good and clean, and everything seems to work, but the FDD can be a little...
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    1024x768 on Firewire Clamshell

    I remember reading a while back that someone was able to convert their Clamshell to use a 1024x768 display from a 12" G3/G4 iBook. I found the article on it, but I was wondering if anyone here had tested this or done something like this. The Indigo 366 I bought for parts a few weeks ago that...
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    Duo 210 won't boot from floppies

    So I finally got a Duo MiniDock and Floppy Drive for the Duo. I tired installing Sys7.5 from a set of genuine diskettes but after a few seconds (head moves twice) it ejects the floppy and tries to boot to the corrupted Sys file on the HDD. I've used these disks before on the Q605 and they...
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    PDQ, LED and Fans on plug in, no boot

    I just bought a PDQ PowerBook G3; 300MHz, 64MB of RAM, 8GB drive, etc. Problem is, when I plug the computer in, the fans rev up, the LED stays solid, but both go out after 2 or so seconds. Then if I press the power button, I get a "bong", but nothing else. Could this be as simple as a dead...
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    Sawtooth and 10.1 Combo Update Stuck rebooting

    I decided to wipe the Sawtooth and install 10.1. Why? I still have no clue. :p I'm weird. Anyway, I installed 10.1 and grabbed the 10.1.5 Combo Updater from Apple. I tired to install it, no dice. The Installer app was out of date (an error I had never seen before). Read further into it...
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    7200rpm HDD in 12" PBG4

    So my PowerBook G4's hard drive has one foot out the door (its making noises) and its time to replace it. I mean, its original from January 2005, so its going on 8 years old. My question is, I was strongly advised not to put a 7200rpm in my iBook G4 by you guys because the heat could warp the...
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    TheMacGuy's Latest

    I found that serial number and sticker kind of odd. First off, the model number is different. Secondly, low serial number. Third, it says Apple Computer, not Apple Computer Inc, and makes no mention of the original manufacture, Trendcom. I've searched Google with this model number, and...
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    TheMacGuy's Latest

    The Silentype came in today! It looks to be a very early model, the serial number is just above 005000. I'm guessing it was made in late 1979/early 1980. Here are some pictures:
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    OS 8.6 on PB 5300

    I obtained a copy of OS 8.6 on CD today from a friend, and the first thought that popped into my head was "the 5300!" When I got home, I didn't know how I was going to install it, so I made a disk image of it on my MacBook. Since I wanted to upgrade the hard drive, I partitioned the new one...
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    Quadra 605 upgrades?

    I love my Quadra 605, but its not as fast as I would like it to be. I don't have a lot to spend, and don't want to purchase right now, but I wanted to get some input on the upgrades I'm thinking about. 68040 or PowerPC? This is the main one. My machine only has the 68LC040, so it has no FPU...
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    128k MoBo, garbled video and chime with Sad Mac

    I got the cap on the end of the 512kE's CRT back on and it fired up like a champ, so I threw the 128k board in for testing. I didn't get a blinking floppy, no, but instead a garbled chime, then shortly after a black garbled screen with a sad Mac and an error code of: 04E925 Any ideas? I'm...