5.25 floppies

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5.25 floppies

Post by Rfairman » Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:14 pm

Wanted 10/20 5.25 blank floppies for a reasonable price

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by vanekp » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:18 pm

seen them here https://www.floppydisk.com/ only the shipping cost a fortune.
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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by daveejhitchins » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:24 pm

Rfairman wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:14 pm
Wanted 10/20 5.25 blank floppies for a reasonable price
Try Mark Haysman at Retroclinic here.

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by Rfairman » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:32 pm

There is a rare 5.25 floppy on Ebay for 6.99 plus 2.99 p&p. I think I'll give that a miss that would be nearly 200 for twenty I could buy a "medium rare" bbc b for less than that.
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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by jonb » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:37 pm

Define “reasonable price”.. :)

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by Rfairman » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:31 am

I think a reasonable SH price for clean dry 5.25" floppies with sleeves would be £1 each plus p&p in quantities of 20

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by danielj » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:37 am

You're not going to get them for that these days I'm afraid unless you're quite lucky. I think you're looking at £2/pop. I was just scouting High Density 3.5" floppies which should be still rather abundant but people are currently asking £25 for 10 :?

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by BeebMaster » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:02 am

Floppydisc . com wrote:
200 DS/DD 360K formatted floppy disks $195
200 paper sleeves for diskettes $20
Shipping to the UK $85
This is the closest I've ever come to using one of those yellow faces with the exclamation mark on it!

That works out at $1.50 per disc...but I'd struggle to justify paying that much in shipping.
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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by danielj » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:11 am

Plus you can add VAT onto that when it arrives...

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Post by Rfairman » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:24 am

found some thanks

12 for 6.00 including hard case plus 3.00 p&p

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Re: 5.25 floppies

Post by 1024MAK » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:53 am

BeebMaster wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:02 am
Floppydisc . com wrote:
200 DS/DD 360K formatted floppy disks $195
200 paper sleeves for diskettes $20
Shipping to the UK $85
This is the closest I've ever come to using one of those yellow faces with the exclamation mark on it!

That works out at $1.50 per disc...but I'd struggle to justify paying that much in shipping.
So that currently works out at about £1.50 per disk (including shipping, U.K. VAT and assuming a £10 handling charge).

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Re: 3.5 floppies

Post by Dave C » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:17 pm

Danielj, Are you still wanting HD 3.5 floppies. They have the 2nd hole in them-yes?
You can have some for £1 each + postage
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Re: 3.5 floppies

Post by danielj » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:23 am

Dave C wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:17 pm
Danielj, Are you still wanting HD 3.5 floppies. They have the 2nd hole in them-yes?
You can have some for £1 each + postage
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I'm OK thanks - I got an unopened box for £7.50 (also I reset the cmos on my PS/2 and it's rather happier with the other ones I had now).

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