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Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:32 pm

Sup All.

Looks like I'll be going to S.America CHILE as kind of forseen :?

Thing is painful as this is I gonna have to let go of my two BBC Micros

Not really because I want to because there's little space so

- one BBC Micro Model B + 32K Sideways RAM No DFS with tape deck very clean little used
- one BBC Micro Model B + 128KROM/RAM Board IFEL by Steve Picton + Turbo MMC Card Interface
slightly yellowed look and some cosmetic damage surface behind keyboard and slightly the cartridge slot left of keyb
has DFS ability
has MMC Card DFS anyway ready to go playing games, save Elite saves etc..

got ONE RetroComputerShack RGB to SCART lead
got also a decent BUSH TV which works with this lead

want to let go of both of them around 2018 Mar time as that is when I'll be saying hello S.America good bye England.

Don't want money just a good home =D>

Bearing in mind the time it will be available and plus I don't want to post it, live in London sw16 anybody interested?
Pablo

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Arcadian » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:38 pm

Hi Pablo, that's very kind - I don't need any more BBC Micros personally - but have you considered donating them to the ABug usergroup? Which would mean that the machines could be exhibited by members at various meetups such as the User Group meetings and the Wakefield/ROUGOL shows. I'm sure there are some London-based members that may be willing to collect and take 'custody' of the machines on the User Group's behalf?
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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby tricky » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:37 pm

I don't really have much space left, but could add them to the tricky gaming collection, where they will be looked after and occasionally taken out for the public to play on, such as the upcoming ROUGOL show http://www.jellybaby.net/rougol/shows/index.html or as Arcadian says, events like the ABUG meet-ups at the centre for computing history.

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby richardtoohey » Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:41 am

Sounds a bit sad. :(

Can't you put them in storage or leave in a relative's loft until you return? Or have you got a one-way ticket?

Good luck.

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby daveejhitchins » Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:30 am

Or . . . just let us look after them for you e.g. exactly what Arcadian suggested but if/when you return you get them back :D

If it is permanent (?) maybe we just look after them until you're settled and then we ship them over to you . . .

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby 1024MAK » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:44 am

daveejhitchins wrote:Or . . . just let us look after them for you e.g. exactly what Arcadian suggested but if/when you return you get them back :D

If it is permanent (?) maybe we just look after them until you're settled and then we ship them over to you . . .

Dave H :D

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby leenew » Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:25 pm

:D Dave - you are sooooooooooo nice!!! =D>

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:26 pm

Sorry haven't replied. Partly my fault because I have been thinking about it not sure sorry

To Be Honest I don't really want to do it. It's just living in London paying sky high rents and having a minimum wage job is forcing me to reconsider my life circumstances :roll:

So in order to try and make everybody especially Dave H I will donate ONE of my BBC Micros. To be honest even that's hard to do :cry:

But at least it's the most 'stranger' to me BBC Micro, being relatively clean and hasn't even got a DFS.

That says it runs Turbo MMC pretty good, and it's even got a little bit of SWR 32K.

I've ran Exile on it and it runs very well. The keyboard is in immaculate condition. Right now it's at home under my bed in storage. You can either take it with Acorn Cassette or I can try and sell that as I'm a bit short of cash.

But either way I think this represents a fair deal because that way I get to keep at least one BBC Micro, and can if I feel lonely etc. quickly run up Elite and a few Tequillas. :P

So looking at around early Mar 2018 still.

I'm quite happy to do as Lee says, donate it to ABUG and they keep it in storage and use it for their needs, or Tricky if he wishes, we'd have to arrange a way to hook up sometimes nearer the date, or Dave H. Guys you better sort it out between you who wants it. I'm quite happy to donate it free because then it's guaranteed getting a good home, and I still keep a Beeb anyway.

Been travelling around Chile!! https://youtu.be/FIeBfrl1mFI
It's in Spanish but basically I'm saying I'm very emotional I'm back home lol :lol:
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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:52 pm

Lol :lol: I've just Googled around for a BBC Micro in Valparaiso Chile and there aren't any :?

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby daveejhitchins » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:12 am

Pablos544 wrote:Lol :lol: I've just Googled around for a BBC Micro in Valparaiso Chile and there aren't any :?
So, let us hang-on to them for you and ship them out once you get settled-in? If I can get a 14" portable TV to Marcus, in Sao Paulo, intact . . . two Beebs should be a doddle :mrgreen:

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:27 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:
Pablos544 wrote:Lol :lol: I've just Googled around for a BBC Micro in Valparaiso Chile and there aren't any :?
So, let us hang-on to them for you and ship them out once you get settled-in? If I can get a 14" portable TV to Marcus, in Sao Paulo, intact . . . two Beebs should be a doddle :mrgreen:

Dave H :D


Dave I could kiss you :D deal where/when is a good time to deliver them? I live London SW16 I am happy to go out as far as Birmingham I did this before for some acorn Acorn gear. I got the TV etc everything is up and running, two BBCs one with Tape one with Turbo MMC

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby daveejhitchins » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:53 pm

Pablos544 wrote:Dave I could kiss you :D deal
Now, now . . . Steady :lol:

I think, if we ask Tricky (here) very nicely . . . and then I can probably collect them or have them shuttled up via people attending ABUG meetings at various places up and down the country. Nothing we can't do as a team 8)

Would you be OK with this Tricky?

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby topcat96 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:59 pm

Awwwww can you feel the love?

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby daveejhitchins » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:05 pm

:lol: =D> :lol:

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby tricky » Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:14 am

I work in and live near Kings Langley and will be at the ROUGOL discos RISCOS show Saturday 28th October 2017 at its usual venue of the St Giles Hotel in Feltham if you might be near either of these. Failing that, I could probably detour after the show. Once mbi I have them, they can come to the Lester aBUG meet for onward travel.

Edit: sorry for the poor predictive text.
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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby daveejhitchins » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:39 am

tricky wrote: and will be at the ROUGOL discos show Saturday 28th October 2017
I think Pablos isn't leaving until next year!
Pablos544 wrote:Want to let go of both of them around 2018 Mar time as that is when I'll be saying hello S.America good bye England.


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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:45 pm

tricky wrote:I work in and live near Kings Langley and will be at the ROUGOL discos show Saturday 28th October 2017 at its usual venue of the St Giles Hotel in Feltham if you might be near either of these. Failing that, I could probably detour after the show. Once mbi have them, they can come to the Lester aBUG meet for onward travel.


that sounds good Trcky I know King's Langley I might have to meet you there!! :D

[edit] and Feltham

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Re: Two BBC Micros free around Mar 2018

Postby Pablos544 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:48 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:I think Pablos isn't leaving until next year!Dave H :D


yes but my plan is to basically leave now as it were as good as I can so when I really leave everything is ready


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