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

Trina Hanson trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Fri May 10 14:48:58 ADT 2013


Dop,

When I click on the URL , it launches a page that only says:

"Apologies, but the page you requested could not be found. Perhaps
searching will help."

Does anyone know the current URL for the website?  I was able to call them
and left a message.  Does anyone know their hours?

Thanks,
Trina


On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Dop Ganger <nslug at fop.ns.ca> wrote:

> Try reBOOT, they recycle computer hardware:
>
> reBOOT NS
> 386 Windmill Road, Dartmouth, NS www.lakecityemployment.com/**rebootns<http://www.lakecityemployment.com/rebootns>
> 465-5000
>
> Cheers... Dop.
>
>
> On Fri, 10 May 2013, Trina Hanson wrote:
>
>  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?
>>       > Message-ID:
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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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