Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Stuff that doesn’t fit anywhere else

Blog dead? Nop….just building my new mancave

Decided to renovate the house. We had a basement covering the whole house…you could actually walk there, but no decent flooring, no windows, no staircase and basement was not isolated. So we decided to renovate the basement, ground floor and … Continue reading

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Oktober update

14-10-2018 Was away for almost four weeks. Holidays! Italy. Pizza and Calamari! (and practice surviving skills on the road while driving). Rome area was a challenge, it seems that the only undamaged car in traffice was mine (and it is … Continue reading

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Visiting Marvin and his retro supermarket

02/04/2018 Went to visit Marvin in Harlingen yesterday, teaming up with Dion from Leiden which I haven’t seen in a quit a while. Shopping in the retro supermarket, Marvin is operating overthere. Behaved myself, and just got myself some small … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: The Commodore Story

Just supported my first kickstarter project ever. Will receive the book, dvd & the nostalgic TOP TRUMP cards. Looking forward in supporting the project and getting the goodies 🙂   Hits: 10

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Pickups

27/02/2018 Went to Wilco in Maassluis last friday. That’s an one hour trip from work…usually. Maassluis is near Rotterdam, and just that friday one of the tunnels under the river Maas was malfunctioning. The whole region was one big traffic … Continue reading

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Visit a collector yesterday

The collection actually blew me away, collector was a very nice guy. He is getting older, and he has started  to sell his collection. Except for Atari, MSX etc, he has been collecting Commodore as well. Showed me some of … Continue reading

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Commodore floppy disks

28/01/2018 In the last five months I kept all the boxes with the floppy disks…had in mind to check them and transfer them to D64 images. But the pile is growing, and I still haven’t ordered a Ultima II from … Continue reading

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Silver board repair (KU-14194HB) Part 2 – I screwed up. Did I?

After not been handling any de/soldering stations for over 20 year…why the hell did you think you can do nice and good repair immediately :). So i got my spare practice 64c board, which I am trying to desolder IC’s…with … Continue reading

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Demotivators for collecting

Sometimes you run into amazing pages of other collectors,  probably collection for over 20 years or more. Or you just run into reference pages about specific parts of the Commodore 65, like the disk drives. Today my read of the … Continue reading

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Lost auctions or over payed auctions

Probably every collector will remember the  buying disasters. Paying up simply too much, or getting something for a working price which does not pass the powering up test 🙂 Or just not getting something because the offer wasn’t right. Well … Continue reading

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