model F 122 XT replacement parts

Hi all!

I recently came across an abandoned model F XT, in a forgotten basement at a university, and I promptly adopted it.
It is missing a dozen stems though, and I was wondering if those of a model M would be compatible, or if there are any differences.
My model Ms are back at home and I won't be able to check by myself for another couple of days, but I'd like to know if I have to start looking around the web for spare parts, so that I can get things going.

If you have any other advice about best practices in restoring an 122F XT, please let me know!
Thanks in advance

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Unread post15 Sep 2018, 00:14

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An XT is one thing, and a 122-key terminal is something very different.

Key stems and caps are interchangeable, no problem.
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I guess I must have read too much and mixed up some things.
The keyboard I found has "Part no. 1445098" and from here https://deskthority.net/wiki/IBM_part_numbers it is referred to the 6110344 model (which is a F 122).

edit: if there's need for pictures, I'll be able to add them tomorrow.

edit: by the way fohat, great job on your F 122 mod post on geekhack, outstanding work!
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Orihalcon has a bunch of F parts in his sale thread in the Marketplace forum. If you mean you need keycaps, then yeah, M stuff is compatible with F barrels.
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