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Cleaning house and will part with any and everything I have for Apple 2e. As far as I know everything worked when I put it away except for one of my three  5.25 floppy drives. I will sell at a huge (really huge) discount. I hate to dispose of it since it cannot be replaced and might help someone who is fixing up his/her system.  I think for most things the shipping would be more than the item. Shipping out of USA is very expensive so within the 48 would be most economical. No reasonable offer will be refused.

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Where in the US are you

Where in the US are you located (In case local pickup is possible for someone)?

Are there a large number of systems or is it just accessories? 

 

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Why don't you put it on eBay?

Why don't you put it on eBay?

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CVT wrote:Why don't you put
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Why don't you put it on eBay?

 

Yeah, priced reasonably this stuff will sell quickly and easily on eBay.

 

 

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Whatcha got to get rid of? I

Whatcha got to get rid of? I suspect you'll find interested parties. 

Where in the US are you located? 

Are your 5.25" drives Disk ][s or did you have the uni/duo disks? 

 

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I'm looking for a cheap 64k

I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

 

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dabone wrote:I'm looking for
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I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

 

I got this one a couple of days ago and I am very happy with it: https://www.ebay.com/itm/314136797316

 

The seller seems to have a large quantity, since as soon as one listing sells out another one appears right away. From what I can tell it seems to be a period legit clone. It's nothing too fancy, but it lets me run A2Desktop.

 

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Thanks!

 

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CVT wrote:dabone wrote:I'm
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I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

 

I got this one a couple of days ago and I am very happy with it: https://www.ebay.com/itm/314136797316

 

The seller seems to have a large quantity, since as soon as one listing sells out another one appears r

 

The pic in that auction doesn't look like a clone card, it looks exactly down to the markings like the later 64k 80 column cards that shipped with Platinum //e.  Even the finish of the solder mask looks right for it to be an authentic Apple shipped product.  I'm guessing it was a stash of pulls from machines which were upgraded to larger cards since by that time Apple shipped every //e with 128k standard.  By that time it was common to yank out the 64k card and put a larger card like a RAMWorks in right away because even an additional 192k (minimum RAMWorks III configuration was normally one bank of 256K) made software like Appleworks run MUCH better.  A machine with a 512K or 1MB RAMWorks III in it was truly wonderful, like seriously night and day better.  Programs like ProTERM and even some disk copiers would use the additional memory in ways that made life easier.  Copy a whole 800k 3.5" floppy with only one switch?  No problem.  Anyway...  if someone stumbled across a stash of pulled cards from like a school district or from a dealer's inventory they might very well have a bunch of them.

 

In my case, I've probably got at least 3 or 4 of them around here, and I sold off probably as many a few years ago that came in Platinum //e units that I upgraded with better cards.

 

 

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Completely agree with

Completely agree with SoftwareJanitor here. 

 

Keep a look out for the 80 col cards with socketed RAMs, those can come in really handy ;)

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Completely agree with SoftwareJanitor here. 

 

Keep a look out for the 80 col cards with socketed RAMs, those can come in really handy ;)

Amen!! No doubt the most important feature in a 80 col cards. I actually also like to see 245 socketed because I've seem more bad ones of those than any other IC. At that point there's really no reason to have the 374 soldered I'd prefer to have the unified look and premtive strike against any future failure.

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The pic in that auction doesn't look like a clone card, it looks exactly down to the markings like the later 64k 80 column cards that shipped with Platinum //e. 

 

Wow, you are absolutely right! I just assumed that it was a clone because of the low price and apparent lack of “Apple Computer” in the picture of the listing. However under a closer examination I can see it in the back and it definitely appears to be the genuine article:

 

They are now sold out once again, hopefully dabone got the last one!

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I did get one. Thanks for the

I did get one. Thanks for the link, again.

 

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I am in Philadelphia. I have a green monitor, 3 floppy drives (5.25 in), RAM works card fully populated with memory, some assorted cards, the basic A2-motherboard in the body of the computer, lots of books and software, some original and some copies

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Why don't you put it on eBay?

I never get responses from eBay except out of US and shipping is prohibitory. Even shipping to Canada sucks

 

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dabone wrote:I'm looking for
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I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

I'll take a look and see if I still have one

 

 

 

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I've not had a major problem

I've not had a major problem selling to US buyers.  Most of the market for Apple stuff is in the US.  I agree about shipping to Canada being expensive, and even worse EU or Australia.  But If you set up the auction correctly, the buyer pays the shipping.  And I think there is an option to select domestic sales/shipping only.

 

 

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Ratso222 wrote:dabone wrote:I
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I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

I'll take a look and see if I still have one

I have one - part #820-0066 from 1981 version T  original not a knockoff. Also comes with docs

 

 

 

 

 

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softwarejanitor wrote:I've
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I've not had a major problem selling to US buyers.  Most of the market for Apple stuff is in the US.  I agree about shipping to Canada being expensive, and even worse EU or Australia.  But If you set up the auction correctly, the buyer pays the shipping.  And I think there is an option to select domestic sales/shipping only.

Great advice but my patients with eBay is very low.

 

 

 

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Ratso222 wrote:dabone wrote:I
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I'm looking for a cheap 64k 80 col card.

I'll take a look and see if I still have one 

I have it see my post on the version etc.

 

 

 

 

 

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I'd love a green monitor but

I'd love a green monitor but i'd hate to ask you to ship one. I'm in MI, but still.

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I'd love a green monitor but i'd hate to ask you to ship one. I'm in MI, but still.

 

Monitors really have to be packed well in order to be shipped.  This is especially true of vintage monitors because it seems like they get more fragile with age.

 

 

 

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softwarejanitor wrote
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I'd love a green monitor but i'd hate to ask you to ship one. I'm in MI, but still.

 

Monitors really have to be packed well in order to be shipped.  This is especially true of vintage monitors because it seems like they get more fragile with age.

 

 

Yeah; I've done it. I don't mind you saying it though, because 90% of the people who try to send them UPS/FedEX just end up totally destroying them. God forbid it's a Sony PVM or something people pay $$$$ for now.

The only way I'm comfortable shipping a CRT is a very thorough double boxing, which is fine for like 14" and under. To safely ship a 20" CRT double boxed the outer carton ends up being like 32x32 at the minimum lol. 

Even then, you're at the whim of both human and mechanical movers. I had Fedex deliver me a 20" PVM packed properly just fine, but they also hold the track record for "most packages thoroughly destroyed beyond excuse" in my decades of shipping and receiving. 

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I'd love a green monitor but i'd hate to ask you to ship one. I'm in MI, but still.

 

Monitors really have to be packed well in order to be shipped.  This is especially true of vintage monitors because it seems like they get more fragile with age.

Monitors are expensive to ship. Packaging has to be bulky in order to protect the monitor. That increases cost. Need a box-in-a-box with lots of bubble packing. Even then,if it gets jumbled around some of the inside parts could become lose. It is risky.  I would consider shipping it for shipping costs alone up front and if it works OK, you could send what you think it is worth.

 

 

 

 

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I'd love a green monitor but i'd hate to ask you to ship one. I'm in MI, but still.

 

I would consider shipping it for shipping costs alone up front and if it works OK, you could send what you think it is worth.

That's a really generous offer, if nobody local to you is interested I will consider it. Otherwise perhaps some time I'll find one at a VCF Midwest when I get to going. 

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Ratso222 wrote:Monitors
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Monitors really have to be packed well in order to be shipped.  This is especially true of vintage monitors because it seems like they get more fragile with age.
 

 

I just recevied a //e color montior that weighed 31 lbs, the seller did a great job almost exactly as you described. Double boxed with lots of padding. Inner box with the monitor wrapped in plastic, surrounded with two styrofoam sheets maybe 1" inside each side of the box. That box was inside the outer box with another 2" of styrofoam sheets on each side with additional padding on top and bottom. 

One thing that caught my eye, and was likely appreciated by UPS employees, the shipper put two yellow stickers on the top of the box stating it was 31lbs. I loaded for UPS years ago and I think that would have gone a long way with me. A simple "heads up" this is heavy could make a difference. In addition the labels would likley be stacked labels up to alert the unloader. I think that helped. Monitor arrived in great shape only minor  markings to the outter box, but inner box was perfect condition as shipped as was the monitor.  It can be done but a little luck also helps.

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I am in Philadelphia. I have a green monitor, 3 floppy drives (5.25 in), RAM works card fully populated with memory, some assorted cards, the basic A2-motherboard in the body of the computer, lots of books and software, some original and some copies

I'm a couple states south, and intereseted in the drives, software and maybe some books. Are the drives the disk IIs or uni/duo drives? 

I'd also like to know more about the assorted cards, can you name them? I may be interested and would also like to know more about the memory card specs. 

 

Depending on the condition of the case and motherboard I may also be interested in that too. 

I lived outside Philadelphia but don't have any plans to drive by there any time in the near future, would you be willing to ship?

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I am in Philadelphia. I have a green monitor, 3 floppy drives (5.25 in), RAM works card fully populated with memory, some assorted cards, the basic A2-motherboard in the body of the computer, lots of books and software, some original and some copies

I'm a couple states south, and intereseted in the drives, software and maybe some bo

 

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