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by hank
June 16th, 2013, 8:37 am
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: Writing to NTFS Drives
Replies: 4
Views: 2045

Re: Writing to NTFS Drives

I've used Tuxera's NTFS without any problems for more than a year. Well worth paying for, to deal with a sneakernet transfer of huge files carried on a little Passport external USB drive.
http://www.tuxera.com/products/tuxera-ntfs-for-mac/
by hank
June 13th, 2008, 9:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: 2 of Apple's Best Notebooks Ever: PowerBook 3400c and Pismo
Replies: 4
Views: 2405

Re: 2 of Apple's Best Notebooks Ever: PowerBook 3400c and Pismo

I still rely on my Pismo (900mhz CPU now) for botany field work. And I've got to start looking for one of these forty dollar strokes of luck before it dies on me, I guess. Replaced the CD with a Matshita CW-8123 that works like it was OEM. Finally had to replace the batteries with new ones for a rec...
by hank
June 2nd, 2008, 2:57 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: Parts Mules for Old Macs
Replies: 4
Views: 1944

Re: Parts Mules for Old Macs

> sell or buy Not sure; I'd like to look around, see if I can find a Pismo without a CPU and RAM to use what I have -- not a rush. I'm one of those fanatics about ESD, got the antistatic mat, got the wrist strap, and use them -- I've seen so many shops that don't have or use ESD and don't realize th...
by hank
June 2nd, 2008, 2:18 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: Rebuilt Batteries of PowerBooks and iBooks
Replies: 5
Views: 2804

Re: Rebuilt Batteries of PowerBooks and iBooks

Pismo, finally killed the third of my three original batteries last month by leaving the Pismo unplugged for a few weeks, and it's dead dead. I bought one of the high capacity FastMac batteries, and got 18 cycles out of it in ten days of traveling, but now it's willing to "trickle" but not full rate...
by hank
May 6th, 2008, 9:20 am
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: Parts Mules for Old Macs
Replies: 4
Views: 1944

Re: Parts Mules for Old Macs

Is there any website you recommend for Pismo parts swaps?

I have several RAM cards and a couple of CPUs and a heat sink tucked away that I've swapped out as I slowly improved my Pismo.