Re: [MBZ] OT - MDD sounding MP 3,1

2016-06-24 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
When we put the 32GB in my brother's 1,1 the fans pegged. Nasty. We pulled half of it out and it settled down. These RAM sticks were from an HP or something, definitely not the beefy heat sink jobs that were in there before. (All gone, now, due to the fire.)

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
A supported OS that lasts five years? That would be a solution providing it doesn't have all the pop-ups and other distractions that Windows has. Gerry ~~~ OK Don wrote: > Note - they now have the LTS version: "long-term support – which means > five

Re: [MBZ] An early 4th of July present.

2016-06-24 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:23:15 -0500 Curley McLain via Mercedes wrote: > From this recording, perhaps if you have good speakers, you might get > an inkling of the powerful voice he has, and find it thrilling. Yes, he does have an excellent voice. Craig

[MBZ] An early 4th of July present.

2016-06-24 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
This recording is from 3 years ago, (july 3) but to hear Simon Estes sing this song in person is a thrill. The first time I ever heard Simon Estes sing, I was thinking what a voice to sing this song. And before the evening was over he sang it. From this recording, perhaps if you have good

Re: [MBZ] Here you go, Kaleb!

2016-06-24 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Perhaps they got the new engine 20 - 30 years ago? It also has roll-up windows. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 9:51 PM, Joel Cairo via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Where does one get a new 240 engine? > > --JC > > > > On 6/24/16 9:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > >> And it’s a

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Note - they now have the LTS version: "long-term support – which means five years of free security and maintenance updates, guaranteed". http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 8:36 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Okay, thanks, I will. I

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:44:30 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes wrote: > In the center console under/with the emer flasher switch, isn't it? Yes, as I alluded to in my response. Craig > Wilton > > - Original Message - > From: "Michael Esh via Mercedes"

Re: [MBZ] Here you go, Kaleb!

2016-06-24 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
Where does one get a new 240 engine? --JC On 6/24/16 9:03 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: And it’s a manny tranny, too! http://sarasota.craigslist.org/cto/5632583669.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
In the center console under/with the emer flasher switch, isn't it? Wilton - Original Message - From: "Michael Esh via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc: "Michael Esh" Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 10:30 PM

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
That's interesting. Thanks. I'll try it. After Microsofts new CEO proved that people would buy Windows 10 even though it actively collects whatever information it wants from their computers, it seems like every company in Silicon Valley is doing the same. AVG, the antivirus I've used for years,

Re: [MBZ] Speaking of 116

2016-06-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Lemme know how it looks. I may be interested in it as a backup vehicle, myself... -MMM- On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:33 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I would be more on this one if I had good seats for it. I think the ones > you have are the same color? I

Re: [MBZ] 240d

2016-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
I wouldn't see a VW kubelwagen as,a substitute for a 240D. They are cool but not ... Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI On Jun 24, 2016 1:06 PM, "Curt Raymond via Mercedes" wrote: > Investigate a VW Thing. In decent condition they're selling for 2-3x the

Re: [MBZ] This is even better, Kaleb!

2016-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes blocks,are classy. Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI On Jun 24, 2016 9:07 PM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > It’s already up on blocks for you! > > http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5642771133.html > > Dan > ___

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Michael Esh via Mercedes
Where is the blinker relay located on the 85 300D? Michael Esh 231-894-5505 > On Jun 24, 2016, at 3:27 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes > wrote: > > Swap out the emergency blinker module. Or the relay. > > On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] "Car will look very sharp with minimal work"

2016-06-24 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
Looks like they held an MMA match in there --JC On 6/24/16 8:55 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Interior is quite rough Sent from my iPhone On Jun 24, 2016, at 7:53 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Uh, yeah, right.

Re: [MBZ] Where are the brown car appreciation folks?

2016-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Ugh. What is a D300? Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI On Jun 24, 2016 8:48 PM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5628921218.html > > Dan > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Okay, thanks, I will. I tried Ubuntu years ago, but every time I got used to one version they would make changes or bring on another version. Maybe by now they don't change things as often as they once did. Gerry ~~~ Curt Raymond wrote: > Its super

[MBZ] This is even better, Kaleb!

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It’s already up on blocks for you! http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5642771133.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Here you go, Kaleb!

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
And it’s a manny tranny, too! http://sarasota.craigslist.org/cto/5632583669.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] For all you W140 Lovers

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
This is about a mile from my house: http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5649409378.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] "Car will look very sharp with minimal work"

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Interior is quite rough Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2016, at 7:53 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > Uh, yeah, right. > > http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5647545681.html > > Dan > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > >

[MBZ] "Car will look very sharp with minimal work"

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Uh, yeah, right. http://orlando.craigslist.org/cto/5647545681.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] Where are the brown car appreciation folks?

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/cto/5628921218.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Speaking of 116

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I would be more on this one if I had good seats for it. I think the ones you have are the same color? I have the back seat from that set but rats chewed it up. I may try to come look at it Sunday. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2016, at 5:58 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes >

Re: [MBZ] Speaking of 116

2016-06-24 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
As a bonus, for no extra charge, it comes with the evil crypsler ACC. Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes June 24, 2016 at 4:43 PM I talked to this guy and can get for 1k but after fixing rust and paint, and seat covers I could probably find one cheaper. 1980

Re: [MBZ] Speaking of 116

2016-06-24 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Hm. Take it to Martha on a road trip? :) On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 4:43 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > I talked to this guy and can get for 1k but after fixing rust and paint, > and seat covers I could probably find one cheaper. > > 1980 Mercedes 300SD >

Re: [MBZ] 240D 4spd for Kleb price

2016-06-24 Thread Joel Cairo via Mercedes
Just take some guns and take the car. --R On 6/24/16 12:33 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: Weird, the clutch slave is a very easy job. Bring a jack and some stands and drive it away? Gotta be something else majorly wrong, years of deferred maintenance probably... -Curt From:

Re: [MBZ] Fan question

2016-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Thanks Kaleb. As I thought Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI On Jun 24, 2016 5:32 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Yes > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jun 24, 2016, at 3:23 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

[MBZ] Speaking of 116

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I talked to this guy and can get for 1k but after fixing rust and paint, and seat covers I could probably find one cheaper. 1980 Mercedes 300SD http://fayar.craigslist.org/cto/5626553660.html via cPro for Craigslist iOS: http://tinyurl.com/cPro-iDevice Android: http://tinyurl.com/CL-Android

Re: [MBZ] Now THIS is a Kleb Car!

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Now damnit somebody find me a nice non turbo 240d/300d or a nice 116 300sd. Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2016, at 4:38 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes > wrote: > > http://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/5642484619.html > > Dan > > ___

[MBZ] Now THIS is a Kleb Car!

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
http://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/5642484619.html Dan ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
My 81 in the barn has no sunroof Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2016, at 4:07 PM, Craig via Mercedes wrote: > > On Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:26:11 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes > wrote: > >> From: "Curt Raymond via Mercedes" >>

Re: [MBZ] Fan question

2016-06-24 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Yes Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 24, 2016, at 3:23 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Does a W140 93 400sel have a fan clutch? > Thanks > > Dwight Giles Jr. > 1982 300CD > 1990 300D > Wickford RI > ___ >

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:26:11 -0400 WILTON via Mercedes wrote: > From: "Curt Raymond via Mercedes" > > > I've never seen a 123 240D that didn't have air con, I've only ever > > seen one that didn't have a sunroof. > > My '80 240D had no sunroof.

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
My '80 240D had no sunroof. Bought it new in Oct '79. Totaled by uninsured driver (other driver) on ragged pickup in Jul '88 at 185 kmi. Wilton - Original Message - From: "Curt Raymond via Mercedes" To: "Mercedes Discussion List" Cc:

[MBZ] Fan question

2016-06-24 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Does a W140 93 400sel have a fan clutch? Thanks Dwight Giles Jr. 1982 300CD 1990 300D Wickford RI ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:47:23 + Donald Snook via Mercedes wrote: > When Jim says cycle it a bunch, that means A WHOLE BUNCH. I had a > similar problem once and after a couple hundred cycles back and forth > it worked. Or, you can open up the console, remove the

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Easily worth $14k on ebay. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > On 24/06/2016 12:46 PM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: > >> This is a whole new level of stupid price for a 240D. Put Down the >> crack pipe!!! >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Swap out the emergency blinker module. Or the relay. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Donald Snook via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > When Jim says cycle it a bunch, that means A WHOLE BUNCH. I had a similar > problem once and after a couple hundred cycles back and forth it

Re: [MBZ] OT - MDD sounding MP 3,1

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It should be as quiet as the MP 1,1. Did you check the heat sinks for cleanliness when you had it open? I run 32GB of RAM in my MP 3,1 and its standard server RAM without the giant heat sinks. Very little, if any, fan noise. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jun 24, 2016, at 3:01 PM, clay via

[MBZ] OT - MDD sounding MP 3,1

2016-06-24 Thread clay via Mercedes
The new to me MP has some serious fan issues. The 1,1 was rather quiet, with only minimal fan noise when things got hot and heavy (summer, much processor/GPU usage). The 3,1 has a constant high fan speed that make is seem like the Mirror Door model. Would this be due to the 32Gb of HP dimms

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 24/06/2016 12:46 PM, Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: This is a whole new level of stupid price for a 240D. Put Down the crack pipe!!! http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5635029509.html No, be thankful that they appear to be going up in value and offer your 240D for $25K and smile

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 24/06/2016 12:52 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote: I've never seen a 123 240D that didn't have air con, I've only ever seen one that didn't have a sunroof. I think they all have a 4spd (the auto is a 4 right?). His car might not be as rare as he thinks it is. -Curt From: Kevin

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Right! Most people do web, email, photos and video, in that order. This is why the majority of OS "improvements" amount to downgrades of the user experience. That is why I complain about changes just because the programmers could make a change, not because of a good reason. All the

Re: [MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I've never seen a 123 240D that didn't have air con, I've only ever seen one that didn't have a sunroof. I think they all have a 4spd (the auto is a 4 right?). His car might not be as rare as he thinks it is. -Curt From: Kevin Kraly via Mercedes To:

[MBZ] 1979 Mercedes 240 Diesel showroom condition

2016-06-24 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
This is a whole new level of stupid price for a 240D. Put Down the crack pipe!!! http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5635029509.html Sent from my cell ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
99% of people do 2 things, they surf the web and read email which for a lot (most?) of people with Yahoo or Gmail is the same thing. You don't even need libre office, Google drive has that all covered with cloud storage built in. My dad retired last year and in setting himself up for consulting

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Actually you can boot from a USB drive forever even. I keep a copy of Puppy Linux on a USB drive at my parents house so I can use their computer without messing up any of their settings. They use a really big desktop resolution that drives me crazy... When I'm done I pull the USB drive and its

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
It is easy so long as all you ever need is the builtins: Fire fox and libre office. The file manager analog to Winders explorer is not right out there like fire fox and libre office. So it is clunky to find files. when you need to add some other software, it gets all bash and tarball

Re: [MBZ] 240d

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Investigate a VW Thing. In decent condition they're selling for 2-3x the original purchase price.Actually price out a '60s Camaro in drivable shape... -Curt From: Randy Bennell via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Randy Bennell

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
+1 Dan > On Jun 24, 2016, at 12:55 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > wrote: > > Its mostly not true though. Ubuntu is super easy, try it, you'll like it. > -Curt > > From: archer75--- via Mercedes > To: Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Yes, you can boot from a USB drive and try it before installing it on the PC. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:55 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Its mostly not true though. Ubuntu is super easy, try it, you'll like it. > -Curt > > > -- > OK Don *“Travel is fatal to

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
If it's your privacy that is at issue, and you don't do anymore than you listed, try TAILS: https://tails.boum.org/ You install it on a USB drive, boot the PC on it, and there you are. All traces are gone when you shut it down, and none (or very few) are left in cyberspace. On Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Its mostly not true though. Ubuntu is super easy, try it, you'll like it. -Curt From: archer75--- via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: "arche...@embarqmail.com" Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 2:13 AM

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Donald Snook via Mercedes
When Jim says cycle it a bunch, that means A WHOLE BUNCH. I had a similar problem once and after a couple hundred cycles back and forth it worked. Don Snook -Original Message- From: Jim Cathey [mailto:jim.cathey...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 11:02 AM To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Its super easy, get Ubuntu and be free... There are other distros that are super security conscious even. -Curt From: archer75--- via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: "arche...@embarqmail.com" Sent:

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Last resort: refill the blinker fluid reservoir. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] 240D 4spd for Kleb price

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Weird, the clutch slave is a very easy job. Bring a jack and some stands and drive it away? Gotta be something else majorly wrong, years of deferred maintenance probably... -Curt From: Joel Cairo via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List

Re: [MBZ] OT: Replacing a disk on a Windows system

2016-06-24 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I've never had to call in a Win7 serial, I've installed and reinstalled my home machine several times through hardware changes and never had an issue. -Curt From: Tim Crone via Mercedes To: Mercedes Discussion List Cc: Tim Crone

Re: [MBZ] 240d

2016-06-24 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 23/06/2016 4:54 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes wrote: Why are people wanting stupid money for their 240d? Have you looked at the asking prices for 40 and 50 year old American cars? The Mercedes seem cheap by comparison. RB ___

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 24/06/2016 11:02 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: Dude, cycle the emergency flasher switch a bunch first. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 8:33 AM, Michael Esh via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: The blinkers stopped working on my 1985 300 D. I checked the fuses and the bulbs and both

Re: [MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Dude, cycle the emergency flasher switch a bunch first. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 8:33 AM, Michael Esh via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > The blinkers stopped working on my 1985 300 D. I checked the fuses and the > bulbs and both are in good shape. Where is the relay located for the >

[MBZ] Blinkers died. 85 300D

2016-06-24 Thread Michael Esh via Mercedes
The blinkers stopped working on my 1985 300 D. I checked the fuses and the bulbs and both are in good shape. Where is the relay located for the blinkers on this car? The flashers will not function either. Michael Esh 231-894-5505 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Comments on FCP Euro

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Once you have used it to do a differential drain and refill, you'll know. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jun 24, 2016, at 10:58 AM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > > That is one awesome tool. How can anyone live without it? > >> On Jun 24, 2016 9:48 AM, "Dan Penoff via

Re: [MBZ] Comments on FCP Euro

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
That is one awesome tool. How can anyone live without it? On Jun 24, 2016 9:48 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" wrote: > I have started using FCP Euro of late when I can get something OEM > aftermarket, such as a fan clutch for the W140. I have been pleased with > their

Re: [MBZ] 240D 4spd for Kleb price

2016-06-24 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
A real classic! I love the content dense text. Will trade for guns? I have one Super Soaker. Maybe that plus $100 and I can on that car. On Jun 23, 2016 11:04 PM, "Joel Cairo via Mercedes" wrote: > https://charleston.craigslist.org/cto/5650793979.html > > $500 or some guns

Re: [MBZ] Comments on FCP Euro

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I have started using FCP Euro of late when I can get something OEM aftermarket, such as a fan clutch for the W140. I have been pleased with their service, but more so, their responsiveness when you make an inquiry. I would also say that they appear to be making a serious effort to meet the

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread rogerhga--- via Mercedes
Curly, Back in the early 90s, there was a window of opportunity to have one OS, Unix, but the arrogance and ego of the Unix "leaders" prevented progress. There were new GUIs such as Looking Glass and others that could have been used. If so, we wouldn't have gone through the IBM and MS messes

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Ed Booher via Mercedes
UNIX started long before a GUI was anything other than greenish text on a grayish black screen. The primary reason that so many things need to be done from the command line isn't just age of the OS, though. One of the hardest driven tenants behind UNIX is "small is better." Andrew Tanenbaum said

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Well put, Curly. If someone was to ask me what flavor of Linux to try, I would definitely recommend Ubuntu. It has the best (in my opinion) GUI for a Linux distro and supports well known browsers, for instance. If your needs are basic, you could get through Ubuntu without ever going to the

Re: [MBZ] OT Mac OS 10.12

2016-06-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Thanks, Curly. That's the best and simplest explanation of why more people don't use Linux that I've seen so far. Gerry ~ Curley McLain wrote: > The stumbling block for linux is that you either have to be all in, or > you get frustrated. By all