Bob et al, You can build a laptop, but..............and here comes the big but....................... Everything is legacy parts - all are built on a small scale - so you are going to get big prices, if you can even find the stuff [ of course ] and secondly you are going to have one hell of a problem finding a case and screen. Of course you could always build one like this - http://www.mystique.net/amish.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TTFN Vic "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ -----Original Message----- From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bob Noble Sent: Tuesday, 25 February, 2003 07:51 To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Hi Trapper, I think the problem with building a laptop is you can't really. They are sort of a compact unit. Unit is the word. --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.458 / Virus Database: 257 - Release Date: 24/02/2003 To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.