[Photos] An Unsaver... finally...?

After around 3 years of trying to buy an Unsaver, I finally got one...

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Sadly it didn't survive the trip from England to GER very well... :( :cry:

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If you look close, you see that even the metal under the plastic is bend.
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I have given up BS keyboards earlier in my life, but it hurts me to see keyboards being damaged during shipment.

Sometimes even the keyboards were originally well packed, the people at custom may inspect the content without packing them well again afterwards. Some putty, epoxy, acetone may save the shell.

Probably can get some extra caps somewhere else too after a nice cleaning treatment.
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1 year and a few months waiting going strong... hoping it doesn't turn in to 3 years like you :0 Anyway, glad you finally got one! I can only sit here and be jealous...
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It's alive!

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snoopy wrote:After around 3 years of trying to buy an Unsaver, I finally got one...


Where are the missing caps?
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I don't know. This is how it arrived. Maybe they fell out of the box (ripped open at one corner)
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Argh! At least you seem to have found some to put on there! Are you going to keep it?
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elecplus wrote:Argh! At least you seem to have found some to put on there! Are you going to keep it?

I'm currently using the keycaps from my SSK (main cluster + nav) and additional keycaps from a M122.

About keeping it... I'm not sure... I kind of get mad and sad at the same time when I see the crushed corner. Will see how it feels the next weeks and then decide. But typing on it already feels very good. I cleaned everything and happily the foam was in good condition. Also my first experience with soarers converter. Directly soldered it internal.

Will maybe take some better pics soon.
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I tested it with an Orihalcon cable, worked fine. Glad you had some caps there on hand!
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Looks good! There is a black cap? :o
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Nice board but so sad to see the crack...
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snoopy wrote:About keeping it... I'm not sure... I kind of get mad and sad at the same time when I see the crushed corner. Will see how it feels the next weeks and then decide.

Well if you ever plan on selling it, count me in (although I'd give it a new paint job and repair the cracked areas of the plastic with some filler and sanding). Well actually all of the old paint would have to be sanded off but I've done it before. :D
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Congrats.
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tinnie wrote:Congrats.

Must be a ghost.
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Finally! I'm really happy for you snoopy!

I still need to restore mine…
tinnie wrote:Congrats.

I love you tinnie. :lol:
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Shame about the crack, at least it looks relatively minor. I still need a new top for my F122, it has a pretty major crack that's not going to be easy to repair seamlessly
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Norman_ wrote:Shame about the crack, at least it looks relatively minor. I still need a new top for my F122, it has a pretty major crack that's not going to be easy to repair seamlessly

A first-gen M-122 top shell can be modded with some minor Dremel work and probably be better in the long term.
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Congrats on finally finding one!
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