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Old 06 May 2019, 04:42   #1
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Greetings! From Charlotte, NC USA

I have a LOT of amigas... none of them working as they should.

It’s been quite a while since I was using them, and the old original amigas (1000’s) are a tad grungy.
My 2000 is fighting for life from the farts leakage
My 3, yes 3 1200’s are without workbench disks, and the drives are missing key files to get them working as they should.

I have the new 3.1.4 os, but as yet haven't been able to setu a pin SD card to get me running.

I am owner of an HVAC/ELECTRICIAN company, currently without employees... and an old computer nerd...
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Old 06 May 2019, 04:44   #2
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Welcome to the forum Vstech
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Old 06 May 2019, 08:14   #3
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Old 06 May 2019, 14:36   #4
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Old 06 May 2019, 15:30   #5
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I have been working on my two A1200's, A2000, A2500, A500 for a while since I brought them back out. The first thing for the A2000 is cut out the old motherboard battery so it doesn't get worse. I just put 3.1.4 ROMS in my one A1200 and installed Amiga Dos 3.1.4

I have a lot to do.
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Old 06 May 2019, 18:24   #6

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Welcome Vstech, hopefully you bring your Amigas back to good health.
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Old 06 May 2019, 18:27   #7
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Welcome to EAB, good to have you here!
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Old 06 May 2019, 18:45   #8
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Hi there and welcome to the forums! Good luck with getting all your Amigas back in to good working shape.
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Old 18 May 2019, 18:21   #9
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Welcome, Vstech! I'm up in Greensboro myself, and there are a handful more of us in NC who I've found across social media. I'm not particularly skilled in repair myself, but feel free to drop me a line if you ever need a comrade
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Old 18 May 2019, 19:20   #10
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Glad to have another fellow Amigian. I pulled out my A500 and A1200 and are trying to work them back to health hopefully.
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Old 20 May 2019, 02:00   #11
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Welcome! I'm just a hop skip away in Lexington, SC and I have a few relatives that live in Charlotte, NC.
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Old 12 July 2019, 23:28   #12
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Hmm... perhaps a southeastern Amiga meetup one day?
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Old 13 July 2019, 01:26   #13
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Originally Posted by themamboman View Post
Hmm... perhaps a southeastern Amiga meetup one day?
There's going to be a Commodore gathering July 27, hosted by Commodore4Ever. It was posted on the Southeast Amiga User Group FB page.

920 SHILOH RD, Saluda, South Carolina 29138
July 27, 4:00pm -


July 27th 4pm
That’s the date for the first commodore4ever user group meeting. I plan on having the meeting here at the shop so bring anything you want to share with others at the meeting. I plan on taking lots of pictures and possibly have a live-stream also. Please comment if you plan on attending! 920 Shiloh Rd
Saluda, SC
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Old 01 August 2019, 16:26   #14
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welcome VsTech. You seem really out of luck with your amigas
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