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Old 01-16-2012, 03:02 AM   #247
BBRadar
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Originally Posted by tgeliot View Post
Yeah isn't that a shame. Back when I was a kid, HP was the gold standard for anything they made. Anyone here remember the HP-35 and HP-45 calculators?

In the 90s I bought a used HP PC. The previous owner had been chain smoker, so it reeked. I took it all apart and cleaned it with solvent in my driveway, and so got to see all the details of how it was laid out and assembled. A really nice piece of engineering. Now their stuff is crap :-(
Not all, stick with their business/server products and you'll get something reliable.

worst POS I bought was a Benelli scooter I bought a few years ago for getting around town and to/from work. Used it for less than 6 months before pushing it aside out of frustration.
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