cookie wrote:I like the way how you stored your keyboards, the lighting and the collection itself. But I think that the shelfs consume to much space.
Anyway, welcome on DT and nice collection
mr_a500 wrote:I'll take... the two beam springs, the "Kishsaver" and the AT Model F. Have that packaged and sent to Canada tomorrow morning.
Nice lighting. Your collection isn't complete though. You need an XT and 5155.
Muirium wrote:I have a similar thing going on with my IBMs, but with glass shelves instead which helps make things look lighter. Nice Kishsaver and SSK! I have you matched there, but I've no beam springs yet…
scottc wrote:Hey, hold on a sec... with all these glorious keyboards sitting on shelves, what do you have connected to your computer?
Welcome to DT!
Muirium wrote:Glass works well enough up here in Scotland where it's always dim light anyway. They help make the keyboards actually visible, because without a set of lights like that my IBMs would be lost in the shadows!
127001 wrote:scottc wrote:Hey, hold on a sec... with all these glorious keyboards sitting on shelves, what do you have connected to your computer?
Welcome to DT!
For my personal desktop I switch between a 401 and a HHKB (for gaming). The 401 is used whenever I have to write a lot. The HHKB is usually at work as it's easy to just drop in my bag at the end of the day and it doesn't drive co-workers mad (also, I don't really care about it ). If I ever have a huge document to write I sometimes use the M15 because it's just such a pleasure to use.
Muirium wrote:Kishsavers make excellent bludgeons, I'll warn you.
The annoying thing about Scotland (besides its low and brief winter light, as a photographer) is that this was once a proud keyboard making land (half my IBMs are from Greenock, of course) yet there's no sign of it at all these days. The only mechanicals I ever see are Tipros and Access POS boards, punched by chippy clerks. (Although fortunately not in Chippies, because you can imagine how they'd look.)
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