Freecycle for (interesting) old computers?

David Cantrell david at
Mon Jan 22 21:15:53 GMT 2007

On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 08:07:49PM +0000, Andy Armstrong wrote:

> Is there anything like Freecycle but dedicated to old computer stuff?  
> I know computer stuff pops up on Freecycle but ...
> As an example I'm after an old Alpha box that'll run OpenVMS to do  
> some testing on. Such things must exist but I can't think how I'd  
> find one. ObWhich: anyone got one?

Try classiccmp's lists:

They're very US-biased, but there's a fair number of UK people there.
Also try the rescue list at sunhelp:

Of course, if you could make do with a VAX instead of an Alpha then you
can have mine.

David Cantrell | Cake Smuggler Extraordinaire

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    from the north of England.  The wurst are from Germany.
      -- seen in alt.2eggs...

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