|FROM ||Paul Robert Marino
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] TRS-80
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Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] TRS-80
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Ruben Safir wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 04:42:07PM -0400, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
>> too bad you didnt ask this while i was working at Concord High School
>> we had ten of them in the basement.
>> Robert Menes wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 1:48 PM,
>>> mlr52-at-michaellrichardson.com wrote:
>>>> Anyone have an idea of what a good price for a working TRS-80 would be?
>>> If you're interested, I have a TRS-80 Color Computer in storage that
>>> should still work. Leather case
>>> and cables included; $20 and it's yours.
> I bet they are still there and still illegal to move :)
Not really there is just a procedure.
you have to sell it for "fair market value" and the money has to be
added to the schools budget.
essentially it works like this
first try to sell it for its original price for one month.
second try to sell it to the highest bidder for one month.
third put it in the trash.
The trick is proving that you did all of this because the rule is meant
to prevent people for selling or "throwing out" school equipment for a
Most schools don't want to be bothered with the hassle so they just
throw it in a room somewhere.
The thing that occurs to me is that its really not that much of a hassle
as it use to be since eBay was created.