Sunday, October 21, 2018

Episode 26

These are the show notes for Episode 26 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

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Show Title

Episode 26 -  TRS-80 Collecting


In this episode, regular Trash Talkers Peter Cetinski and Ian Mavric welcome Aaron Brockbank and Eric Dittman to the show.  First, we run through the schedule for the upcoming Tandy Assembly 2018. Then, we spend some time discussing one of the more popular TRS-80 newsletters from the period, 80 US Journal, which is 40 years old this month.  Finally, in our main segment, we talk in-depth about TRS-80 collecting.  

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
  • Aaron Brockbank
  • Eric Dittman
    • Mike Rowen

    News and Current Events

    • Tandy Assembly 2018
    • Recent Acquisitions
    • 40th Anniversary of 80 US Journal
    • TRS8BIT September 2018 Issue Released
    • Feedback

    Audio Feedback
    • George Phillips responds to our segment on his and his brother Peter's Model II Emulator from Episode 25.

    TRS-80 Collecting
    • The Trash Talkers discuss the art of collecting TRS-80s.  We discuss what it means to be a collector, the different types of collectors, what to collect when it comes to TRS-80s and how to go about building your own collection.


    Tandy Assembly



    Exatron Stringy Floppy

    Tandy DT-1 Data Terminal

    80 US Journal

    80 Micro
    80 micro issue #74 has Eric Maloney's comments on the magazine massacre of 1984/85

    September 2018 TRS8BIT

    Dusty finally got a Model II!

    Monta Elkins
    Tandy Assembly:
    Kemner's Surplus:

    Mike Pontillo's Receipt

    George and Peter Phillips' Model II Emulator