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You folks are just re-opening old wounds and pouring salt on them. 

Now, old memories, long suppressed, come rushing out at me.  Little red LEDs, ENTER, memory stack, “x-y switch and divide”, HA !!…..Man…those were good times.

I had to stop what I was doing and go over to the cemetery to visit the grave of my old HP-41 and lay a wreath. 

I don’t know if I can finish work today…

I’m a bit verklempt.



From: Larry Hauer [mailto:lrhauer(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 7:58 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Hand-held Calculator Recommended


Since we are on the subject of "hand held" calculators, I have been using an HP 97 for about 30 years and wouldn't part with it because of the large key board, (it is really a desk top calculator of about 9" wide x 8" deep with a print out and card reader that stopped working about 20 years ago). Did HP ever make another calculator with a larger keyboard than the tiny hand held type, and, if so, what is the model number?
Thanks in advance,
Larry Hauer S.E.

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