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To: goldworldnet who wrote (768)12/12/2018 9:54:26 AM
From: SI Ron (Soup Nazi)
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I thought I had a hard drive obsession.

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To: SI Ron (Soup Nazi) who wrote (769)12/12/2018 10:03:03 AM
From: goldworldnet
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Drive (A) in the list is an unusual 1.5TB Seagate hard-drive.

Best -- Josh

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (768)12/12/2018 11:24:30 AM
From: Thomas A Watson
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But what we all really want to see is all the stacked wired hardware. When I put 4 displays together for the first time way back when,,, well pre Y2K. I put my drives right on the table. and the mother board, the power supply.

watman.com /watson/pooter/index.html


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To: Thomas A Watson who wrote (771)12/12/2018 11:51:28 AM
From: goldworldnet
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LOL..

My computer station is an island setup next to a wall so I can walk behind it, but I won't be posting pictures. <g>

The mass of wires is incredible and not only did I connect all the drives, but have 22 external power supplies.

Hope my house doesn't burn down -- Josh :)

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (772)12/12/2018 1:34:50 PM
From: Thomas A Watson
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Well I have no shame and I will show the back of my computer shelf station roll about ????

Oh the stack of boxes taped together has a muffin fan blowing warm air from the top of my computer room to the concrete floor. Now think of the additional mess when 4 displays were there in place of one Acer.

for some reason the pic is not rotated in SI but seems ok from direct link.
ikiw.homeip.net /xen2/187_1212-back.of,computer.2pics/640x480/IMG_3214.jpg
I wonder if it is the , in the file name, hmmmm.


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To: Thomas A Watson who wrote (773)12/12/2018 7:53:07 PM
From: goldworldnet
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Most people wouldn't understand or like it, but I have a side panel off with all my computers just to make them easier to work on.

Anyway, they run cooler that way too.

Josh

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (774)12/12/2018 9:42:15 PM
From: Thomas A Watson
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A quick look around and of the four mini towers current running, three have no side panels and one has it's back panel currently.

Now long ago there was a case for closed cases. The public does not wish to see a computer's private parts.

I was the skipper of a Sea Scout ship. At open houses and gams I would bring out my "portable dual screen computer" I also created anaglyph images that wowed the folks. If you have anaglyph glasses you can see the images on the displays in 3D. i


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From: locogringo12/13/2018 7:37:22 AM
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Does anybody here have a Windows 10 2-in-1? Have you installed any emulators and how do Play Store android apps function?

I just returned my 1st Chrome 2-in-1 due to finding files from previous owners and wireless printing difficulties. (Staples)

The android apps installed as easy as a cell phone on it though.

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (767)12/25/2018 7:01:17 AM
From: steve harris
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I was able to slip off the cover, looks like a 12v 120x120x25mm fan with two pin connector, nothing special. Filthy!

I pulled the sticker back and added a drop of MobilOne lol. Running like new for now.

Replacement on the way, plenty on fleabay for five bucks....

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To: steve harris who wrote (777)12/25/2018 7:34:27 AM
From: goldworldnet
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A major part of repairing a PSU is taking it out and putting it back in a computer.

Btw, a technique I've used for years to strip small wires in order to splice is using a Bic lighter to melt the insulation in order to pull it off. The advantage is it doesn't cut or nick any threads in a wire the way a stripper can.

Congratulations! -- Josh

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