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by JHEM
Tue May 17, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: HUGE RARE VINTAGE LAPTOP COLLECTION, MOSTLY THINKPADS
Replies: 55
Views: 15035

Re: HUGE RARE VINTAGE LAPTOP COLLECTION, MOSTLY THINKPADS

Best wishes with the sale and your surgery.
by JHEM
Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: **SOLD**: Lot of (3) X60/61 8 Cell Batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: FS: Lot of (3) X60/61 8 Cell Batteries

I have (3) X60/X61 8 cell batteries for sale. I have verified through testing that one of them has 32Wh design over 75Wh capacity. One other seemed hardly used, but when I tested it, it dropped to 75% of original capacity and showed 'red' in Thinkpad Power manager. The other one has 15 to 20% of or...
by JHEM
Sun Jan 25, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Monkey business (pic)
Replies: 57
Views: 4853

Re: Monkey business

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by JHEM
Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any Car guys? Large PIC's
Replies: 298
Views: 62046

killer wrote:JHEM, That's a pretty car ... especially for a runaround for the wife.

Let me share with you some pictures of my MGRV8, a car you won't find in the USA.
Thanks for the photos, that's a lovely roadster although I was never a devotee' of the works of Morris Garages.
by JHEM
Fri Nov 28, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any Car guys? Large PIC's
Replies: 298
Views: 62046

Thread Rejuvenation

(I can't believe I stay off the Forum for a little while and you guys let this thread die off!) Picked up a new ride for the wife to save fuel running to see the grandsons all the time: http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q87/CaptJHEM/Cars/DriverSideFrontCrop.jpg 2005 E320 AMG Sport With all the cars...
by JHEM
Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Mini laptops - Dell gets it right!
Replies: 16
Views: 2503

That's a nice soundbite, but unfortunately, not necessarily true. Things some (not all) subnotes have that older S or X series machines don't include: - 2.5" SATA drives for much nicer upgrade paths - DDR2 which can be upgraded much more easily/cheaply - USB 2.0 - 802.11g with internal antenna - sc...
by JHEM
Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Chuck Baldwin for president!
Replies: 16
Views: 1844

I offer for your consideration the previous posts as prime examples of why I've always campaigned for the absolute prohibition of political discussion, along with religious and OS dogma, on the Forums! In one of my professional pilot forums there's a separate and fairly well policed area for these d...
by JHEM
Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad Utility Work Area
Topic: NO-1802 and NO-01C9 boot CD/ Large Pics
Replies: 147
Views: 231550

I have a T30 and a Atheros AR5006XR card (AR 5414a). Congrats. Always happy to hear folks are keeping these older systems running and even upgrading them. I'm in the process of setting up an old 15" UXGA-IPS A30P for my son in law to replace his over-the-hill 14" SXGA+ T21. This is another seriousl...
by JHEM
Thu Aug 28, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Utility Work Area
Topic: NO-1802 and NO-01C9 boot CD/ Large Pics
Replies: 147
Views: 231550

This link may help: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_with_error_01C9_-_More_than_one_Ethernet_devices Not to say that this doesn't work, just that changing the EEPROM on the Atheros cards is a PITA! jlgjlg , have you considered using an Intel card? I've got an Intel a/b/g card (2915ABG) in my ...
by JHEM
Thu Jun 26, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Pictures
Replies: 24
Views: 6514

carbon_unit wrote:I used to hang out on some car sites and they would be totally worthless without lots of pictures.
Because most Camaro drivers can do little more than grunt! :jhem:

:lol:
by JHEM
Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Anybody use Bios Security options?
Replies: 18
Views: 3073

There are no personal stuff on the laptops I ship, so it's just to make a thief a little more miserable. :wink: If that's the only comfort you can take from setting passwords, then it's certainly worth the price of admission. I set ALL the passwords. For the average thief, the fact that they get th...
by JHEM
Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: You Can Learn something New Every Day!
Replies: 6
Views: 1569

You Can Learn something New Every Day!

It's amazing the things you can learn by a quick search of the Internet! Ten Top Trivia Tips about Thinkpads Forum! 1. Thinkpads Forum is the world's smallest mammal! 2. A thimbleful of Thinkpads Forum would weigh over 100 million tons! 3. If you lace Thinkpads Forum from the inside to the outside, ...
by JHEM
Sat Mar 08, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Do You like winter?
Replies: 41
Views: 4490

I love winter.

Primarily because when I get the winter blahs, I can head to the islands for a while with a clear conscience!

Regards,

James
by JHEM
Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What doesn't belong?
Replies: 17
Views: 2380

This just in... (well it probably got to me a little bit ago but I just signed onto eBay a few minutes ago): You are right, this is my first time selling the T23 models, I couldn't much info on it so I use the info from my previous listing from a T42 thinking they were very similar. Ebay wont let m...
by JHEM
Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: After years of drooling for one....I finally get permission
Replies: 20
Views: 2583

andyP wrote:I can only think of one possible improvement :eek:
A Keg! Or at the least a fridge. :wink:
by JHEM
Sat Mar 08, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Well, here's my desk...
Replies: 6
Views: 3583

Re: Well, here's my desk...

equinoxx wrote:I actually took this a few weeks ago, when I first got the HP w2207h.
Do your parents know you've got the leaf from their table?? :wink:
by JHEM
Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Active members?
Replies: 22
Views: 2947

BillMorrow wrote:AND i am about to do a cpu upgrade on my T60p to a core 2 duo..
Odd that! I've been toying with the idea of the same heart transplant on my T60P before I eventually sell it.

Regards,

James
by JHEM
Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: LCD TV Question- Would you buy the extended warranty?
Replies: 17
Views: 2491

BillMorrow wrote:do all these extended warranties on thinkpads mean that they are prone to disaster OR that we love them so much the peace-of-mind is worth the extra tariff..?
The latter!
by JHEM
Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: LCD TV Question- Would you buy the extended warranty?
Replies: 17
Views: 2491

I never get the extended warranties other than the one provided free by my charge cards, e.g. AMEX doubles standard warranties up to an additional year. (They've reimbursed me for the last three digital cameras I've purchased.) The only exception to my personal rule is that I usually extend the warr...
by JHEM
Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Which 2 european cities should I visit? How to travel cheap?
Replies: 12
Views: 2130

A few things to keep in mind. You can't purchase a Eurailpass in the EU! It's cheaper to fly nowadays in EU than to take the train. Hitchhiking is an acceptable means to travel in the former Warsaw pact countries. Generally, in winter in EU, the warmer the weather the more expensive it is to stay th...
by JHEM
Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Cordless Landline Phone Suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

I've gone all 5.8GHz Panasonic for the house phone (base unit and 5 handsets) and (BION) am still using my ancient 900MHz Panasonic for my office phone. Never regretted my choice. Wife is using a Siemens system in her office at home, although 99% of the time she's on her Pacific Plantronics wireless...
by JHEM
Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Use eBay? Who are you??
Replies: 117
Views: 128567

I've already asked a seller in UK who sent a medium-sized headphone to put together some Doritos packages in the box as I couldn't find them here in Brazil :lol: I've often used packages of chips and noshes as packing for small computer parts. They're often well received by folks who have moved bey...
by JHEM
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad Advance Dock~~~SOLD OUT
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

jycool wrote:Price drop
To what?

Regards,

James
by JHEM
Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What do you hate about your job?
Replies: 52
Views: 6315

RealBlackStuff wrote: Couldn't you rent something cheap for during the week, or get a small RV/camper? I work in Manhattan, and you can't rent a rat hole cheaply there. And having an RV anywhere near there is impossible... I'll rent you one of the boats George and you can keep it in Jersey City! :l...
by JHEM
Sun Dec 02, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Winter has come with a vengeance!
Replies: 21
Views: 2727

Re: Winter has come with a vengeance!

jdhurst wrote:The snow is gone from the driveways and the sidewalks.
I awoke to approx. an inch of the dreaded white stuff this morning. An hour later the temperature had risen sufficiently that it had all melted and no greenhouse gases were released in the removal! :wink:

James
by JHEM
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Great Airplane Desktop/Screensavers
Replies: 1
Views: 713

Re: Great Airplane Desktop/Screensavers

fkelly wrote:For great photos, screensavers etc of airplanes..... check out

www.airliners.net
Yep.

James
by JHEM
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Alternative use for smaller T23 RAM sticks.
Replies: 13
Views: 1997

jdhurst wrote:Read RBS's posts - he is one fine techie! And, RBS, I mean that as true compliment to your abilities. ... JDH
Yeah John, but it's scary that he's on OUR side of the pond now!

James
by JHEM
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Essential Accessories...
Replies: 11
Views: 2886

Re: Essential Accessories...

zahir wrote:What accessories do you guys consider a must....
AC/DC Empower (aircraft) enabled power brick!

Don't leave home without one.

James
by JHEM
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: A more mature, new Lian-li case.
Replies: 21
Views: 6531

Pete, that would be the little older brother to the Hummer the M151A1. They were like big go carts!! :) Very rugged. Otherwise known as the rollover special! They had a swingarm rear suspension that just loved to tuck the outside wheel under in sharp turns or if you got sideways on a hill. James

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