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by MrDuul
09 Aug 2017, 08:29
Forum: Group buys
Topic: IBM 3277 Regular 66 key Capsense PCB (Non-Split Spacebar)
Replies: 8
Views: 779

pm'ed
by MrDuul
08 Aug 2017, 09:43
Forum: Group buys
Topic: IBM 3277 66-key split spacebar PCB mini-GB
Replies: 3
Views: 817

pm'ed
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:38
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: The Muslim Invasion Of Europe 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 3436

They also love throwing acid in peoples faces.

What cowards.
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:34
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

You seem to be very excited over a ball bearing which achieves what exactly? The ability to have your keyboard in the shape of a pyramid? How wonderful... Other ergonomic keyboards achieve exactly the same thing the m15 does - to be comfortable to type on. You're just paying a lot more for the hype...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:33
Forum: News
Topic: Stuff you just bought
Replies: 1780
Views: 102871

JP! wrote: My new beamer. Should arrive next week. I have everything ready to convert to usb.
displaywriter1.jpg
Enjoy! The white whale is quite the beauty, got one myself.

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The Symbolics keyboard would go for $5,000+

Just the mouse for a Lisp machine going for $1,000 on ebay lol.
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:23
Forum: News
Topic: Stuff you just bought
Replies: 1780
Views: 102871

seebart wrote: Still no Symbolics Space Cadet MrDuul? :evilgeek:

But the Fujitsu is real nice. :ugeek:
:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

ONE DAY I WILL! :o :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:


(Yes the fujitsu is really nice!!!)
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:21
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

Well the best ergo keyboard is very subjective. I would love to try one. I agree though, you won't find one like it. A cherry G80-5000 isn't that different, afterall they're just split keyboards. You'll definitely find many like it. Cherry MX is horrible, Chryo did a review of it, flimsy plastic on...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:20
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

Explain to me how it is the best aside from the fact you probably blew a grand buying it and you feel like it has to be the best due to how expensive it was. It is just rare, that is the only special thing about it. The key caps are basically impossible to replace, it's still a membrane board, does...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 23:14
Forum: News
Topic: Stuff you just bought
Replies: 1780
Views: 102871

Have some keyboards I got 1-2 weeks ago: -4704 - 104 Key. -IBM M15 Ergo. (Lexmark Logo) -Vintage Japanese Fujitsu FM Towns FMT-KB107 Mechanical Keyboard Leaf Spring JIS -Vintage IBM Mouse. The 4704 Family Reunion....77 Key is missing :shock: https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/0e30/x8z9jzuw85mezv76g.j...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 22:58
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

"IBM Model M15 13H6689 Options by IBM Ergonomic Keyboard with Original Box" M15 with the IBM logo is I believe the rarest of the M15's. Starting at $470 open bid. http://www.ebay.com/itm/IBM-Model-M15-13H6689-Options-by-IBM-Ergonomic-Keyboard-with-Original-Box-/112488103956?hash=item1a30d04014:g:4x...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 22:48
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 80s keyboard party
Replies: 64
Views: 6801

Yeah that collection trumps most of anyones.
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 22:47
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

"IBM Model M15 13H6689 Options by IBM Ergonomic Keyboard with Original Box" M15 with the IBM logo is I believe the rarest of the M15's. Starting at $470 open bid. http://www.ebay.com/itm/IBM-Model-M15-13H6689-Options-by-IBM-Ergonomic-Keyboard-with-Original-Box-/112488103956?hash=item1a30d04014:g:4xg...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 22:37
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

I....I just don't understand. Is there a hidden image in there I'm not seeing? Why the hell did they pick that seemingly random smattering of grey and red key caps? It's not like they're highlighting vowels or anything. Is that modeled after a popular console on the ship from the show? Well it real...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 22:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Micro Switch Keyboards to USB?
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Yeah after reading the thread, not very easy.
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 21:34
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Micro Switch Keyboards to USB?
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Ok, I am in now in the process of reading. :ugeek: :geek: :!:
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 19:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Micro Switch Keyboards to USB?
Replies: 5
Views: 389

Micro Switch Keyboards to USB?

Just posing the question if this is possible? And what would be required to do so? I am talking about the IBM 3277 Micro Switch Version. I also have some Microswitch Numpads laying around. https://vintagecomputer.ca/vintage-ibm-2621365-keyboard-with-internal-micro-switch-keyboard-assembly/ https://v...
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 19:51
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Xwhatsit/CS-Compatible IBM 3277 PCB
Replies: 103
Views: 9440

Yes I will take 2 PCB of the 66 Key, 2 PCB of the 78 KEY and 1 of the Split Space PCB when you got it.
by MrDuul
21 Jul 2017, 08:44
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Xwhatsit/CS-Compatible IBM 3277 PCB
Replies: 103
Views: 9440

Great job man!
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 21:12
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 4412501 / 4978 Display Station Keyboard [First Look / Teardown]
Replies: 57
Views: 4605

seebart wrote:
REVENGE wrote: Don't forget about the kanji beamspring board!
Ahh yes of course I did forget about that one. The kanji is like a gaint typro POS beast which can only be the Beamhemoth. Thanks for the pic MrDuul.
How heavy do you think it is?
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 20:58
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 4412501 / 4978 Display Station Keyboard [First Look / Teardown]
Replies: 57
Views: 4605

Wow I would say the kanji beamspring is def mega rare.

Image

https://imgur.com/a/jCwHt#TP1p406
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 20:56
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 4412501 / 4978 Display Station Keyboard [First Look / Teardown]
Replies: 57
Views: 4605

Beamer
BeamBoard
SpringSaver
SpringSave
Beamcruiser
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 20:52
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22698
Views: 1298496

Saw this and called them. But not in stock!! :-(

https://www.chicagotech.com/products/ibm/7362143
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 20:31
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 4412501 / 4978 Display Station Keyboard [First Look / Teardown]
Replies: 57
Views: 4605

seebart wrote:
JP! wrote:
E3E wrote: Definitely Beamsaver for the small ones. :P What about the one that's integrated into a desk that has even less keys?
The Desksaver?
Yeah that's even better! :P
Who coined the unsaver?
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 18:00
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Anyone ever repaired a beamspring keycap before?
Replies: 10
Views: 568

I'm using green vinyl wrap for the plate there. But because the beamspring switches are so tall, once the case goes back on, it's almost impossible to see. I've used Kato Polyclay before to make a replacement ear for a Model F leg and making a replacement for the missing keycap pieces is easy enoug...
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 17:58
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 4412501 / 4978 Display Station Keyboard [First Look / Teardown]
Replies: 57
Views: 4605

Chyros wrote: Haha sounds perfect to me! :D
I want to make love with the beamship. Don't you? Deep voice man.
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 17:57
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Chyron 4044 review (Key Tronic vintage foam and foil / "Butterfly" swi
Replies: 24
Views: 1375

Yes uniform. Exact same keycap in both. Even on the latter Micro Switch SD series the keycaps are still this nice. How dare you Seebart with your keycaps. Always about the kneecaps. Unbelieveable. Why oh why can't we convert these microswitch boards? no one has an answer? :| :| :| :| (I just had a ...
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 17:56
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Best Year and Model Number for Model M
Replies: 58
Views: 3749

When I said layout I was referring to standard 101 or with Unicomps, standard 103/4. On a Model F you almost always sacrifice something e.g. F Keys on a Kishsaver, standard arrow layouts on AT's, XT's, 122's and 104's etc The plastics on F's are definitely more brittle, watch Chyros's video on the ...
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 17:54
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Chyron 4044 review (Key Tronic vintage foam and foil / "Butterfly" swi
Replies: 24
Views: 1375

Well we need xwhatsit converters for Micro Switch PCB so we can start using these beautiful boards.

Why can't Micro Switch PCBS be converted? Why no love?
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 17:29
Forum: News
Topic: Stuff you just bought
Replies: 1780
Views: 102871

That one that you posted is from an IBM 5251 terminal, which speaks a different language from the IBM 3277/78/79 ones. 5251s were attached to mid-range computers, instead of the mainframes that the 3270 family supported. It is called a "data entry" layout because it is modelled after a IBM 029 keyp...
by MrDuul
20 Jul 2017, 16:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Best Year and Model Number for Model M
Replies: 58
Views: 3749

You seem to have the best memes for every situation and conversation LOL. (a reply to a comment duul made on GH) Oh and btw Duul Model F's are superior to Model M's in every way except the following: Layouts Removable cables Easily replaceable parts e.g. barrel frames, membranes, springs, and flipp...

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