Not sure how to start a “classified topic”, but an op can do that…
Finally up and running on my new Thinkpad with absurd (for a laptop) GPU and time to sell some mac stuff. Posting it here before nextdoor or ebay. Cash or check, your choice.
MacBookPro A1398 with a brand new battery and Applecare through 4 Nov 2019. 2.5Ghz Intel i7, 16Gb RAM, 500GB flash drive, Intel Iris Pro 1536Mb, 15.4" 2880x1800 retina, two power supplies, 3m Privacy Filter on screen (can be removed): $1000.
Apple Thunderbolt 27" monitor, MC914LL/B WITH BOX and power adapter: $300.
Sonnet Echo 15+ Thunderbolt 2 Dock w/ Blu-ray RW DVD, box, instructions: $300.