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Diary blog of ramblings and adventures in collecting and reliving childhood memories.
Just my own little place on the web about my hobby. Stories about selling, repairs, buying and the people behind that. Reporting from the Netherlands, and started collecting again way too late.
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Author Archives: Frank
Datalife floppies…all my self written programs where on these disks back then. I wrote my German assignment on these (topic: nucleair energy, they were building the Kalkar reactor back then, just over the German Border, both assignments done on a … Continue reading
Followup postings on the Australian 64 casing, the 1901 monitor and serveral boxed 64c’s in different versions. Hits: 2
Waiting for me at family in Southampton. 20 pounds, complete and boxed. Hits: 2
Some of the recent books and software, added to the collection. Bought a Compucase 64D two years ago, and ran into the previous owner. He still had the Dutch manual! And I managed to get a 64SX manual, which I … Continue reading
Except for the endless amounts of non working drives and commodores…reacted to quickly when a set of new in box floppies came online… They are not 51/4 floppies but 3 1/2 floppies 🙂 Second I had to order something from … Continue reading
Found a sampler 64 with the dutch Kat&Korsh manual, including cables and microphone. Needs some TLC, and these are mostly found without any of the orginal cables. Got my self a Micro Eprommer as well, with the Dutch manual. … Continue reading
Finally received the Ultimate 64 board. Assembly and nerding time! Order and RR-Net as well, and succesfully created the first d64 images to my laptop. Time for preserving the few thousand disks I have! Had two faulty keyboards/broken keys. Used … Continue reading
Got few additional cartridges, nothing special. A dark blue FC”2″, a light blue FC3, the FC3+, a manual Dutch and German language combined. And a black FC3 cartridge with a yellow sticker. Guess i am collecting different coloured versions now…. … Continue reading
The previous version I had of this keyboard was incomplete, paid 50 euro’s for it. Now i had the chance to get a complete version, for 125 euro. Let the one I had go, and now I own a complete … Continue reading
A few working early Commodore 64’s, we are now in the lower 80.000 range. Nothing special, just for the keeping. The early SID’s, CIA’s and PLA’s are harder to get whenever you do need to repair. Hits: 2