Wanted - BBC Model B computer

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waltermixxx
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Wanted - BBC Model B computer

Post by waltermixxx » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:33 pm

Hi there,

Some time ago I gave my BBC Model B to a friend. And now I miss her dearly.
I was wondering if someone if someone had a spare BBC perhaps not even the prettiest one,
but one that does fully work (all keys) that they are willing to sell and ship to me in Canada
for a reasonable price.

My Acorn Electron and Acorn Atom are getting lonely for their Big Brother Bee...
Please send me a private message if you prefer, and we can work out all the details.

Cheers.

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Re: Wanted - BBC Model B computer

Post by Sniffer » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:05 pm

Well, I have a number of Beebs in good order and I'm happy to post to Canada, but I doubt it wil be 'cheap'. I'm down sizing so slowly getting rid (sadly) of lots of BBC gear.

On past experience, insured postage is likely to be around the £35 mark (maybe a tad more) and a good Beeb itself has got to be worth at least £80 for a basic spec, i.e no add ons.

Have you tried ebay? The global shipping programme makes it easier for sellers.

Cheers,
Mike.

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Re: Wanted - BBC Model B computer

Post by waltermixxx » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:44 am

PM coming.

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Re: Wanted - BBC Model B computer

Post by waltermixxx » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:21 pm

Thanks Folks I managed to get a BBC with upgraded disk drive chip, as well as a User
port SD card storage solution as well. Thank you Sniffer for the offer, it's a very reasonable price.

Cheers.

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