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by Fkazim
Today, 10:07
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2988
Views: 292110

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

The Thai legends are not that worn. It's just my bad photography skills :lol:

Here is a better picture hope that better shows the Thai sublegends.
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by Fkazim
Yesterday, 10:33
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Oldest IBM F AT Keyboard?
Replies: 7
Views: 369

Re: Oldest IBM F AT Keyboard?

That's definitively a very early IBM Model F AT. My Model F AT is the exact same part no. as yours and is also made in 1984 but not as old as yours. My Model F AT has not got a painted case but has got the newer plastic type of case like the Model M's. Another thing is my PCB is more of a Light and ...
by Fkazim
31 May 2020, 12:16
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2988
Views: 292110

Here is my daily driver Model F AT with unicomp RGB modifiers

IMG_20200526_153442.jpg IMG_20200526_152650.jpg IMG_20200526_152711.jpg This is my daily driver ISO modded, floss modded and lightened spacebar IBM Model F AT. The modifiers are the Unicomp RGB set. The red WASD are also Unicomp caps. The alpha keys are from a terminal Model M and so are the num pa...
by Fkazim
13 May 2020, 12:25
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Does anyone have issues posting picture attachments?
Replies: 17
Views: 516

Re: Does anyone have issues posting picture attachments?

I had an issue with posting pictures a few days ago. what happend was I posted a picture and it flipped sideways when I posted it even though the picture was the right way around when taken. The problem has not happend again when I posted a picture recently.
by Fkazim
11 May 2020, 17:26
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Rebadged WYSE keyboard with Cherry Switches
Replies: 9
Views: 500

Re: Rebadged WYSE keyboard with Cherry Switches

This is my rebadged Wyse WY50 keyboard. I put some Tai Hao blue and black doublshot keycaps
by Fkazim
05 May 2020, 12:29
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Space Invader switch Binding
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Space Invader switch Binding

Was this solved?
by Fkazim
02 May 2020, 13:15
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: "<>" key on model M is dead - fix without disassembly?
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: "<>" key on model M is dead - fix without disassembly?

Try blasting some compressed air down the key barrel it could be there's dirt stopping the flipper making contact to the membrane. Make sure the keys notch engages with the buckling spring. This is done by tilting the keyboard back as you install the key. If that still doesn't solve the problem than...
by Fkazim
01 May 2020, 12:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model F XT vs AT key stem smoothness
Replies: 7
Views: 441

Re: IBM Model F XT vs AT key stem smoothness

I uploaded pictures of the stickers here: https://imgur.com/a/03vkyL1 There's no obvious indication as to whether they're USA or UK, unless someone knows what the codes mean. Kind of a shame my XT is on the scratchy side. It's still a great feeling keyboard, but knowing the smoothness of my AT exis...
by Fkazim
27 Apr 2020, 13:36
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How do you fix a broken stabilizer on a vintage keyboard? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: How do you fix a broken stabilizer on a vintage keyboard?

I would recommend to stick with some glue. Should be an easy fix as you have the broken piece still partly attached.
by Fkazim
22 Apr 2020, 23:01
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model F typing sound comparison (capacitive buckling springs) (F XT, F AT, F122, F107...)
Replies: 20
Views: 1168

Re: IBM Model F typing sound comparison (capacitive buckling springs) (F XT, F AT, F122, F107...)

I have also floss modded my Model F AT with OralB Super Floss and it is a dream to use as a daily driver.
by Fkazim
20 Apr 2020, 23:03
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Keyboard not working after cleaning. Is there any fix?
Replies: 4
Views: 329

Re: Keyboard not working after cleaning. Is there any fix?

Omron switches can be incredibly unreliable so it could be that. Not necessarily anything to to with the cleaning you did.
by Fkazim
17 Apr 2020, 11:14
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What switch?
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: What switch?

Yeah that looks very similar to it Thanks.
by Fkazim
16 Apr 2020, 22:02
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What switch?
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: What switch?

The keyboard has a ps/2 connector was there any typewriters with detachable keyboards?
by Fkazim
16 Apr 2020, 21:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What switch?
Replies: 8
Views: 545

What switch?

Hey guys would like some help identifying what switch this keyboard might have.

Thanks.
by Fkazim
16 Apr 2020, 19:39
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4171
Views: 305598

Anyone know what switch this keyboard might have?

Any help identifying the switch in this keyboard would be appreciated.
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by Fkazim
16 Apr 2020, 13:41
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2988
Views: 292110

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

It isn't much, but everybody has to start from somewhere excluding the k70 lux I have upstairs somewhere. (hoping to add to the collection very soon) https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/570476578539307018/693698868126285894/20200327_173044_HDR2.jpg?width=1443&height=667 Looking good. I like th...
by Fkazim
11 Apr 2020, 18:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model F AT Keyboard restoration and ISO layout mod
Replies: 44
Views: 3277

Re: IBM Model F AT Keyboard restoration and ISO layout mod

Yes I did use stabiliser barrels from a model M. The only major problem I had was the ISO enter was quite shakey and rattley. I later fixed this though.
by Fkazim
11 Apr 2020, 13:20
Forum: Group buys
Topic: interest check Model M to capacitive PCB
Replies: 8
Views: 2282

Re: interest check Model M to capacitive PCB

I would love to have both a capacitive SSK and standard full size Model M. So I am definitely interested.
by Fkazim
10 Apr 2020, 22:31
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Help cleaning F 107 pcb
Replies: 4
Views: 326

Re: Help cleaning F 107 pcb

Maybe try get your hands on some acetone. Not sure if it will damage the PCB. Maybe someone could chime in on how safe it would be to use on PCB's
by Fkazim
09 Apr 2020, 13:55
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Alternate Reality IBM colours
Replies: 49
Views: 9764

Re: Alternate Reality IBM colours

Lost In Static wrote:
08 Apr 2020, 01:54
How about a Industrial IBM Model F?

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WOW Your AT looks amazing where did you get the keys?
by Fkazim
07 Apr 2020, 17:46
Forum: Want to trade
Topic: [H] German IBM Model F AT Keycaps
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: German IBM Model F AT Keycaps

Yes it does have the German LED overlay.
by Fkazim
07 Apr 2020, 16:56
Forum: Want to trade
Topic: [H] German IBM Model F AT Keycaps
Replies: 2
Views: 296

[H] German IBM Model F AT Keycaps

Sorted don't worry.
by Fkazim
02 Apr 2020, 01:16
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Are IBM Model F122's really worth this much now???
Replies: 18
Views: 1536

Re: Are IBM Model F122's really worth this much now???

That's a lot more shocking to me: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-good-condition-IBM-Model-M-Bucklng-Spring-Clicky-Keyboard-122-Key/184226914817?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908105057%26meid%3Db6b51e7ac06a4a53956a9bd3cf7275f5%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%2...
by Fkazim
31 Mar 2020, 22:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Oily Blue ALPS
Replies: 28
Views: 1660

Re: Oily Blue ALPS

I was refunded partially. But I'm not really sure if I can go to eBay though as it was listed in the description as "as seen condition"
by Fkazim
31 Mar 2020, 16:10
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Alps restoration guide
Replies: 37
Views: 3205

Re: Alps restoration guide

I have a blue ALPS keyboard and it feels great apart from a few switches have a very soft click. How can i go about making these switches have the same click as all the other switches? Thanks. you should take them apart and bent the click leaf a bit. Be sure to check out the videos of chyros in the...
by Fkazim
31 Mar 2020, 13:51
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Alps restoration guide
Replies: 37
Views: 3205

Re: Alps restoration guide

I have a blue ALPS keyboard and it feels great apart from a few switches have a very soft click. How can i go about making these switches have the same click as all the other switches?

Thanks.
by Fkazim
31 Mar 2020, 13:12
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My customized IBM 3278 Beamspring!
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: My customized IBM 3278 Beamspring!

Looks really nice great job. I would keep the original paint it looks good.
by Fkazim
31 Mar 2020, 10:52
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Are IBM Model F122's really worth this much now???
Replies: 18
Views: 1536

Are IBM Model F122's really worth this much now???

Hello everyone so I was browsing eBay the other day and saw this listing for a not too great condition IBM Model F122. Are these keyboards really worth this much? I paid so much less then this for my F122 in 2019 and mine was in almost prestine condition. So my question is this a ridiculous price or...
by Fkazim
28 Mar 2020, 21:34
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Oily Blue ALPS
Replies: 28
Views: 1660

Re: Need help oily Blue ALPS restoration.

Even the click leaves were stuck to the switch housing because of the oil. IPA is working great for removing the oil thanks for letting me know about that trick guys.
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