[nSLUG] nSL D- Vol 299, I-1: 5¼ floppy drive

Trina Hanson trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Fri May 10 14:38:09 ADT 2013


If you could check with your local Lug, that would be super. :)  We really
do not have anything like that here on the east coast. :(  I would be
willing to pay the shipping for the floppy drives.

Cheers,
Trina


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Georges Rodier <georges.rodier at gmail.com>wrote:

> Sitting on the west coast, I can ask our local Lug if you want. But do
> you folks have organizations that recycle PC's? We have folks like
> FreeGeek that do and that are willing to keep an eye out for unusual
> parts. Toronto used to have a couple of stores that sold all kinds of
> computer parts even from mainframes. I don't know if they still exist.
> Last thought, do you have a museum that has "antique" PC's. Might they
> know sources? I still have a working 3½" drive but let go of my 5¼ a
> decade ago, sorry.
>
> Georges
>
> Le vendredi 10 mai 2013 à 12:00 -0300, nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca a
> écrit :
> >
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 08:12:47 -0300
> > From: Trina Hanson <trina.hanson79 at gmail.com>
> > To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> > Subject: [nSLUG] 5 1/4" floppy drive?
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> > Hello all,
> >
> > I am trying to find some working 5 1/4 floppy drives.  I am just
> > wondering
> > if anyone might have one or more kicking around that they no longer
> > use.  I
> > would be willing to pick it/them up.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Trina
>
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