[Chugalug] big 'un

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 16:19:59 UTC 2013


Zip was such an abomination, awesome when it worked. Then the drive failed
and you were stuck.

I'm somewhay suprised tape backups have held on as long as they have.
On Nov 25, 2013 11:05 AM, "Andrew Rodgers" <acedrew at acedrew.com> wrote:

> Reminds me of all those ads in popular science during the nineties of the
> fedex guy holding a zip disk in one hand and 70 floppies in the other... I
> never liked zip though.
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:45 AM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:
>
>> Saw this last week and thought it was pretty interesting...
>>
>>
>> http://telstarlogistics.typepad.com/telstarlogistics/2010/01/on-air-freight-and-old-hard-disk-drives.html
>>
>> Thats a whole 5 megs.....and much bigger.....
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net>wrote:
>>
>>> John may remember this beast.
>>>
>>> http://s318813070.onlinehome.us/tech/bigun.jpg
>>>
>>> thats a 10 meg (yes, meg) drive from a 1984 Texas Instrument 990 system,
>>> with a modern 3.5 drive sitting on top, for size comparison
>>>
>>>
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