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by TuuS
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: (WANTED) A31P QUALITY CONDITION
Replies: 12
Views: 632

Re: (WANTED) A31P QUALITY CONDITION

I have several of these some in very nice condition. Both a 31p and a 31. I'm going to be selling them probably this fall or maybe in the spring. Some of them need work but I know at least one worked great and was in excellent condition except for the reddish backlight when cold. Typical old age bac...
by TuuS
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any street motorcyclists?
Replies: 36
Views: 14205

Re: Any street motorcyclists?

Unfortunately I doubt I will be riding anymore. Maybe someday I will get it trike but I'm getting too old to ride a Harley and the little imported bikes just aren't for me.
by TuuS
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any street motorcyclists?
Replies: 36
Views: 14205

Re: Any street motorcyclists?

Last year I sold my 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe. Mint condition 11000 MI. Prior to that I rode a 1950 Harley-Davidson Panhead Chopper. I purchased it as a teenager carrying out of somebody's Garage in baskets. I rebuilt the engine and first drive it on the street when I was about 20. Prior t...
by TuuS
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255927

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

The lesson Generations keep learning over and over again and still keep making the same mistake, is that all governments are inefficient disasters. Treat government like cancer starve it and poison it. Keep it barely alive so it can do the minimal functions and force it to operate on a shoestring bu...
by TuuS
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB Frankenpad Fan
Replies: 1
Views: 572

Re: WTB Frankenpad Fan

In my opinion the best fan for this laptop is the t61p. I have these available for $20 and new NOS for $30. Send me a PM if you would like to purchase.

The t500 fan does not fit properly and I don't believe there is any significant advantage over t61p fan.
by TuuS
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Frankenpad motherboards
Replies: 5
Views: 1033

Re: Frankenpad motherboards

Hi Tuus, I see https://www.theboardroom.info/t61mobo.html has 44C3924 motherboards. Is anything else for Frankenpads still available? It's not urgent - I'm exploring how to prolong my use of 4:3 and I have some avenues to explore, but this is one of them. I'll be considering the best m/b to undervo...
by TuuS
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?
Replies: 24
Views: 3264

Re: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?

I can only speak from personal experience after testing hundreds of these Graphics systems and sourcing many hundreds of these motherboards. The feedback I have received suggested perfectly stable laptops after being used for years fail immediately after undervolting the graphic system. Feel free to...
by TuuS
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?
Replies: 24
Views: 3264

Re: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?

This is not a debate forum please address members with respect. Thank you for your opinion, I have heard otherwise from multiple sources. I think you would be hard-pressed to find someone with more experience with this series of laptop and if you don't agree with me that's fine I'm not going to clai...
by TuuS
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

A cigar smoking friend of mine was recently diagnose with stage 4 cancer. I definitely feel for your friend. I was lucky that my type of cancer was not invasive however it was in a very bad location. They removed it surgically and if true through pack they removed it with radiation which made me so...
by TuuS
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: How long does flashing Middleton's BIOS supposed to take?
Replies: 6
Views: 3396

Re: How long does flashing Middleton's BIOS supposed to take?

The only answer I can give you on this is that Lenovo Never released a t61 b i o s with 64-bit winflash therefore there was no b i o s to modify. If you want to flash your laptop you will probably need to use the bootable CD ROM disk that also comes with Middleton bios. Maybe you can experiment and ...
by TuuS
Mon May 27, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Turn off "battery has failed due to normal wear" message
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Turn off "battery has failed due to normal wear" message

Simple solution is removed the battery, a better fix would be to Simply replace the battery. I don't have much experience with this series but it sounds like your battery overheat it and was shut down to prevent fire. This was a common problem with older series and the best solution was to set your ...
by TuuS
Mon May 27, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

Thank you my cigar smoking friend... I was thinking of you the other day and thought I should add one more item to my bucket list. I've never been able to smoke a cigar, maybe you could teach me LOL I forget where you're located but if I'm in your area maybe I could buy you a beer and you could teac...
by TuuS
Sat May 25, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

Glad to help you
by TuuS
Wed May 22, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3029
Views: 562099

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Belated thanks to jjames55 and madicetea for excellent service as above. Also appreciate so many others for various smooth transactions: wujstefan, RBS,Monty, positive, EdwardM, Tuus who taught me a lot. Humble salutes and greets to you all Ska Thank you sir you are indeed a gentleman and every tra...
by TuuS
Wed May 22, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

No need to send me a laptop to fix this. Simply call the phone number on the computrace bios screen. Tell them you purchased a retired corporate laptop and you would like it removed. They have to notify the original owner and as long as the laptop is not stolen they will deactivate the computrace an...
by TuuS
Sat May 11, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Finding a 51nb T70 motherboard.
Replies: 9
Views: 2767

Re: Finding a 51nb T70 motherboard.

If you are considering the t601 route you can get up to 2.5 gigahertz quad core and 8 gigabytes of RAM. Also upgrade from SATA 1 in your t60 to SATA 2. There are still some NOS motherboards available with discrete graphics that don't have the well-known GPU defects. It will not keep up with a T70 bu...
by TuuS
Thu May 09, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Rare T400 parts
Replies: 0
Views: 386

Rare T400 parts

I'm preparing to liquidate all of my T400 parts but I have a couple pretty rare options that I'm going to offer first. Webcam for T400 including camera LCD cable and LCD bezel. All the parts needed to add a factory webcam to any T400 model. $50 plus shipping. Wwan upgrade. Includes Wi-Fi and Wireles...
by TuuS
Thu May 09, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Bulk Lot of Laptops and Parts, MUST BE COLLECTED
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

Re: FS **REDUCED**: Bulk Lot of Laptops and Parts, MUST BE COLLECTED

What a great deal, I've been tempted to do something similar to this but if I sold all my ThinkPad stuff the buyer would need to bring a tractor trailer to haul it all away LOL
by TuuS
Thu May 09, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LCD t61 standard screen 14.1 in sxga Plus.
Replies: 0
Views: 337

LCD t61 standard screen 14.1 in sxga Plus.

This LCD was pulled from a 14in t61p model. This is standard scream and will not fit a widescreen laptop. If you are unsure please ask before you buy it I will not accept returns because a buyer assumed it would fit a widescreen laptop. It will not! This is the highest resolution available on these ...
by TuuS
Thu May 02, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

I can get these motherboards even still today or for slightly more I can get you an entire 0808 laptop in near mint condition. I don't advertise these because they are not cheap and in the last several years I've managed to locate two of them that were in Prime condition. I think I still have one o...
by TuuS
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

Sorry my phone stopped responding in the middle of that message I was lucky I was able to get it to post. In my opinion most of this Nvidia debacle is a result unscrupulous merchants rather than the effects of the defective GPU chips. At one point I calculated that 40% of the people who contacted me...
by TuuS
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

Is the 44c3931 board the 'safe' 256 meg fx570m? I'd be interested if you have any of those as you can never be sure with fleabay - T61P systems and individual motherboards sold there rarely show proof it is a post-fix system (or they could just post an image of a safe dated chip from elsewhere, for...
by TuuS
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Frankenpad motherboards
Replies: 5
Views: 1033

Re: Frankenpad motherboards

That is correct these motherboards will not fit a widescreen laptop but I do have other options available for you. You can still put a t61 motherboard in that laptop. Send me a private message if you are interested.
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

I guess this is a good opportunity to talk more about my ThinkPad collection. Two of my prized possessions or the very first t601 to ever get an NOS motherboard. It was a couple years before the first one surfaced, the one I got was replaced buy IBM warranty and not Lenovo so it got identical mother...
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

Thank you I love that message. The free parts are average used eBay grade although you will find some nice pieces just not the ones that wear a lot. I may have a t60 Palm rest but I don't think I have any in grade A or better condition. I could probably provide you a few Mint Condition keyboards tha...
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Seek suggestions for blu-ray replacement drive for T500
Replies: 2
Views: 1231

Re: Seek suggestions for blu-ray replacement drive for T500

it's not a common option, but bluray was an option on this laptop and I have one, but am not likely to sell it and it's in storage so I cannot provide the partnumber, but shouldn't be hard to find.I think they can also be reflashed with opensource firmware to play any region bld or dvd, most commerc...
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: T70 Partitioning NVMe Causes Shutdown on Debian 9.5 Installation
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: T70 Partitioning NVMe Causes Shutdown on Debian 9.5 Installation

I wish I could help you, but you have a 3rd party board in this so probably only the builder can diagnose this. If you are fluent in Mandarin, try 51nb forum.
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 random shutdown and not booting
Replies: 7
Views: 842

Re: T61 random shutdown and not booting

could be easy fix, could need a motherboard, but we can't begin without knowing exactly what you have
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 21
Views: 5448

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

A little off topic in this thread but it doesn't really belong in the marketplace because this is not available to just anyone but if any of my customers is interested in selling parts on eBay or elsewhere I would be willing to give them a mountain of t61 parts. Mostly stripped laptops primarily t61...
by TuuS
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Is this a genuine Lenovo T430s keyboard? Or have I been scammed?
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: Is this a genuine Lenovo T430s keyboard? Or have I been scammed?

Even if the part number is right it does not mean it was authorized by Lenovo. Chinese companies even cheat on other Chinese company copyrights. I'm not bashing on the Chinese people only the business practices Allowed by the government. Please understand this this is nothing against the people of C...

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