Keys for the IBM Model F AT

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So recently I won an ebay action for this very dirty model F AT for a very nice price and I was wondering if anyone know of a seller for keycaps. At the moment im just substituting keycaps from my xt model f and it works fine, but im hoping to get it looking a little better than it does now.Image

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Unread post08 Feb 2018, 23:31

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Find a broken Model M and use the keycaps from that, or buy them from unicomp.
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Keycaps are interchangeable between the Model M and F. But if you buy them from Unicomp piecemeal, you will get mismatched fonts. You're better off buying an entire Model M from them and using the keycaps (at $84 they are a steal). Or buy a broken Model M on eBay as Wolf123rt suggested.
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... or you can buy a nice set of Red Alert, Blue Alert, or even APL keys from them for less than that.
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The APL sets are a little better but honestly you get a total shit show from unicomp if you buy just a normal set.

I would do with a busted model M , or a terminal model M they go for less.
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andrewjoy wrote:The APL sets are a little better but honestly you get a total shit show from unicomp if you buy just a normal set.

I would do with a busted model M , or a terminal model M they go for less.

Yeah terminal Model M battlecruisers can be found for less than a new Unicomp keycap set.
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