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I bought these for $75 each. :)

Even though I've been accustomed with beginning my photo posts with "terrible disappointment", there really is no way in which I can honestly say that this acquisition was disappointing. :shock:
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y11971alex wrote:Price: $75 each :)

Even though I've been accustomed with beginning my photo posts with "terrible disappointment", there really is no way in which I can honestly say that this acquisition was disappointing. :shock:

That's right, for that price quite a steal. Congrats!
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That is astounding good fortune! Well done, congratulations indeed.
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Damn, nice find. Impossible to pass up at that price. Are you planning on converting them both?
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Here's an unboxing video of the two keyboards:
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I should mention that $75 was the price that I bought them for, not the final sale price. :?

In fact, I haven't decided whether I'm selling them at all, yet.
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Damnit man, you attract beamsprings like no other. Where is this secret Toronto warehouse where I can find one? Do I need to break into the Celestica building?!?

Seriously though - congrats, that is a hell of a buy!
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I bought this from a spare parts supplier based in Minnesota. :3
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y11971alex wrote:I bought this from a spare parts supplier based in Minnesota. :3


Ok, I'm on the next flight out to Minnesota. Does Porter fly there yet? Probably...I heard good things about their service.
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I'll give you $76 for one - you're entitled to a bit of profit too, after all Image .
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But would it go into the "to be reviewed" stash or "no review" stash? :P
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Chyros wrote:I'll give you $76 for one - you're entitled to a bit of profit too, after all Image .

If I remember correctly you wanted a "fully converted" one when I offered you my 5251 months ago.

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y11971alex wrote:But would it go into the "to be reviewed" stash or "no review" stash? :P
Orf course I'd review it! I review everything that I think is interesting - although I'm of course limited to one review a week.
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Those caps are absolutely gorgeous!
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I would use it, I would take it to the mall with me, tell it stories...ok time to stop sharing!
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I'm going to review this keyboard alongside my Topre 87-key 55g arriving next week. There would be a scientific drop test — dropped on each other from a height of 3' to check durability :o
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y11971alex wrote:I'm going to review this keyboard alongside my Topre 87-key 55g arriving next week. There would be a scientific drop test — dropped on each other from a height of 3' to check durability :o

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There would be, except both are expensive, and I'm not partial to wasting perfectly good keyboards. :shock:
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ugh. i hate you.

what a glorious find!
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One of the keys was binding rather badly, so I pulled out the fly plate and soaked it in some warm water charged with some soap. I'm hoping that the binding is caused by some residue soluble in water.
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Holy, there is no way for me to get anything like these in China, let alone the price...
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