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by the_ambyguous
08 Jun 2019, 00:46
Forum: For sale
Topic: Redmaus Megasale
Replies: 38
Views: 2573

Re: Redmaus Megasale

pm!
by the_ambyguous
07 Jun 2019, 23:54
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Computer Reset Dallas, TX is clearing everything
Replies: 22
Views: 1311

Re: Computer Reset Dallas, TX is clearing everything

damn, fairly certain i missed out on this as well. let us know if its still ongoing, i will literally drive up tonight with a uhaul and all my lifes savings. link is broken so im assuming its over.
by the_ambyguous
07 Jun 2019, 23:30
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3605
Views: 169644

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

That is foam and foil iirc Yep . Key Tronic foam and foil. A historic computer nonetheless: the first fully compatible clone of the IBM PC and what gave Compaq its name. I have one of those. The computer doesn't work and the board is shit xD . thank you kindly good gentleman. i knew it was just wis...
by the_ambyguous
07 Jun 2019, 23:04
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: SKCM Alps
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: SKCM Alps

Redmaus wrote:
03 Jun 2019, 00:56
I have lots of cream, brown, blue, as well as white and black.
how much ya selling those browns for? about a 60% keyboards worth
by the_ambyguous
07 Jun 2019, 21:21
Forum: For sale
Topic: FS: PS/2 or ADB to USB R3scan® converters
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: FS: PS/2 or ADB to USB R3scan® converters

aw man, no idea if this is still available but just submitted a request for one ps2
by the_ambyguous
07 Jun 2019, 19:15
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3605
Views: 169644

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

can someone tell me if these have alps switches or not? I know there are a handful of hewlett packard boards that have cream alps, but I don't remember if compaq ever made any alps boards, i feel like i might have seen one somewhere, but i might just be misremembering an HP board. compaq1.jpg compaq...
by the_ambyguous
12 May 2019, 16:04
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2730
Views: 195063

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

AP0115 Canon typewriter caps? Just picked up an S-16 on ebay and will hopefully be arriving later this week. How do they feel? (is the profile noticeably higher?) I'm thinking about putting them on my Z-150. Haha, coincidentally, these caps came off a S-16! I have mixed feelings on these caps. The ...
by the_ambyguous
04 May 2019, 02:37
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2730
Views: 195063

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

AP0115
by the_ambyguous
03 May 2019, 11:10
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: 'Mechanical' Electronic Typewriters/ Word Processors
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: 'Mechanical' Electronic Typewriters/ Word Processors

https://wiki.geekhack.org/index.php?title=Typewriters https://deskthority.net/wiki/Triumph-Adler Feel free to update either with any new findings. Theres a lot of information out there on both deskthority, geekhack, and reddit. Compiling it all can be exhausting. This is just the tip of the iceberg....
by the_ambyguous
03 May 2019, 11:03
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What about vintage mx blues
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: What about vintage mx blues

I just got a highscreen g80-3081HFD with vintage blues and they feel fantastic, my first mech had mx blues and over the years ive grown to hate them, but I was completely surprised by this board because the blues were much smoother, didnt sound obnoxious (actually sound pretty nice), and were slight...
by the_ambyguous
03 May 2019, 07:28
Forum: Want to trade
Topic: VideoWriter printer minus the switches
Replies: 8
Views: 593

Re: VideoWriter printer minus the switches

I've got one of these functional in pristine condition, converted the NOS keyboard into USB (or rather, converting*) Purchased another empty case/PCB/keycaps just because I liked the layout / board so much, but I might just put some orange switches in it and put it back with the working videowriter....
by the_ambyguous
03 May 2019, 07:20
Forum: For sale
Topic: [WTS] Grey 96KEE with 55g Zinks, and potentially GMK Classic Retro [W] Paypal or Trades
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: [WTS] Grey 96KEE with 55g Zinks, and potentially GMK Classic Retro [W] Paypal or Trades

Do you take PayPal? Do you take other people's money and then not provide the IBM 5140 or a refund? Good catch zed. I'm thinking this is another alt for bloody kafir. He's talking about 5140's in another post and the account was made last week. Definitely sus lol after more lurking i discovered thi...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 17:03
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22472
Views: 1157142

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Myoth wrote:
28 Apr 2019, 16:56
the keycaps aren't original
yeah just read that, my badz
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 16:55
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22472
Views: 1157142

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Clean first gen ALPS White board https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Samsung-branded-Chicony-5160AT-keyboard-Early-Alps-SKCM-White/323773032371 good god that thing is pristine ive got the same 5160AT Bios Branded, strange though, the keycaps on mine look more like cherry doubleshots as opposed to the ...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 10:02
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22472
Views: 1157142

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

My guess is those were the old clear variety of clicky MX white switches. I'm beginning to think the Wiki should instead list what switches can NOT be found in a Chicony 519X... Yeah I'm thinking the same thing, kind of wishing I had gotten that board now. oh man, dont even get me started on the wi...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 06:39
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Alps Appreciation
Replies: 3151
Views: 126958

Re: Alps Appreciation

https://i.imgur.com/tuPAjCT.jpg https://i.imgur.com/a22U2wG.jpg My PingJunior build 8-) holy SHIT man! that thing is GORGEOUS! That's only the second SKCC green / pingmaster board I've seen so far, and its even more impressive than the first! I echo everyone elses response here. Definitely interest...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 06:36
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Dirty Alps
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: Dirty Alps

I think Chyros is spot on when he says condition is everything when it comes to alps switches. Don't get me wrong, they don't have to be NOS to feel good. Most boards you'll find will probably be in decent to okay condition and the switches will still feel better than your average cherry switch. I w...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 06:27
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: IBM Pingmaster
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Re: IBM Pingmaster

You're probably aware of this but mendelsons sells them NIB on their website and on ebay https://meci.com/nib-ibm-chinese-lettering-typing-computer-102-keyboard-letter-type-model-6113442.html If shipping is exorbitant I can proxy it for you, large flat rate box is $61, I'm not sure how much an econ...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 06:25
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Pingmaster Reduction: Turning my harvesting Pingmaster into a 65%
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: Pingmaster Reduction: Turning my harvesting Pingmaster into a 65%

wow, youve certainly got me hooked on this roller coaster of a ride, even though a custom SKCC build using two pingmasters has already been done previously. Loved the bit about the belt sander and the dremel! I too have those tools, we could be brothers in another life. I for one, can not wait for t...
by the_ambyguous
28 Apr 2019, 06:21
Forum: For sale
Topic: [WTS] IBM 5140 (Brown Alps, PBT Dye Subs), Modded HHKB
Replies: 20
Views: 1192

Re: [WTS] IBM 5140 (Brown Alps, PBT Dye Subs), Modded HHKB

The annoying thing is how they even participated legitimately in mechmarket for a couple of purchases and as such looked credible before he was outed and scammed me. It's all so much effort just to to scam someone out of $160. I feel angry for you. Do you know how you're going to get your money bac...
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 11:12
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22472
Views: 1157142

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Vintage-Commodore-PC-5-Computer-Keyboard-EUC/192869160631?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20131231084308%26meid%3D5bc28a7c2f344e3eab2d7f5a54f66371%26pid%3D100010%26rk%3D8%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D183760291121%26itm%3D192869160631&_trksid=p2047675.c100...
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 09:09
Forum: For sale
Topic: WTS Empty Cherry case - Highscreen
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: WTS Empty Cherry case - Highscreen

man, super tempted to buy this! I have a highscreen board but the cord is super stretched out. but shipping to the US would murder me. GLWS!
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 09:08
Forum: Marketplace Help
Topic: PANASONIC BUSINESS PARTNER KEYBOARD
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: PANASONIC BUSINESS PARTNER KEYBOARD

full size blue alps boards generally go from $180-250 depending on condition. panasonic business partner may go for more since its got a larger layout and SKCL greens, and it's a little more rarer than other blue boards. If youre getting offers of $300+, I'd take them. Is the board in pristine condi...
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 09:05
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: IBM Pingmaster
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Re: IBM Pingmaster

You're probably aware of this but mendelsons sells them NIB on their website and on ebay https://meci.com/nib-ibm-chinese-lettering-typing-computer-102-keyboard-letter-type-model-6113442.html If shipping is exorbitant I can proxy it for you, large flat rate box is $61, I'm not sure how much an econo...
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 09:01
Forum: For sale
Topic: Cherry G81-3100SAV keyboards, keysets.
Replies: 120
Views: 9546

Re: Cherry G81-3100SAV keyboards, keysets.

I often buy to resell, but I also buy to restore before I resell, because part of my enjoyment of this hobby is taking dusty old things and making them as desirable as possible again. This leads to a lot of things being added to my personal collection, and eventually I have to sell stuff that was i...
by the_ambyguous
27 Apr 2019, 08:46
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: WTB Zenith z150
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: WTB Zenith 150, M0116

I just got an M0116 with gen 1/2 skcm oranges. im guessing gen 2. havent even taken off the keycaps and rinsed them with denture solution or retrobrited anything yet
by the_ambyguous
26 Apr 2019, 22:11
Forum: For sale
Topic: [FS] Escom Focus FK-3002 Black with white Alps SKCM
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: [FS] Escom Focus FK-3002 Black with white Alps SKCM

a black focus.. a thing of beauty. glws!

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