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by photekq
26 Feb 2021, 22:40
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: For sale! Deskthority is looking for a new owner
Replies: 87
Views: 6020

Re: For sale! Deskthority is looking for a new owner

Really sad to hear about this webwit, but gosh. Thanks for keeping the responsibility for as long as you have, and for not passing the site over to just anyone.

On the plus side, really happy to see you're alive and well sixty and Mu! I hope everything's bless with both of you.
by photekq
10 Feb 2021, 19:52
Forum: For sale
Topic: [BERLIN] Ascaii's collection
Replies: 23
Views: 1689

Re: [BERLIN] Ascaii's collection

It's nice to see your name again Ascaii, I hope you're doing well! The Nixdorf blacks I got from you all those years ago are still being used :mrgreen: I'm nowhere near local to you (if it weren't for COVID I'd get on the first train over there), so I'm not in the best position to help. But I can't ...
by photekq
02 Jan 2021, 18:02
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Damonskv's collection
Replies: 60
Views: 4881

Re: Damonskv's collection

I'm sure you already know how I feel about this collection, but bloody hell.. Every board is a true gem, there's not a single dud. True consistency in quality, while being so diverse in scope; this isn't just a regular collection, it's curated expertly. It almost makes me regret having such an inten...
by photekq
24 Oct 2020, 17:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Do all G80/81-3000 WoB doubleshot boards have a printed bottom row?
Replies: 6
Views: 616

Re: Do all G80/81-3000 WoB doubleshot boards have a printed bottom row?

Okay but do you actually know a Cherry keyboard that has white on black keycaps with most of the bottom row being doubleshot? Because on the Wikipage of the Cherry G81 the WoB boards don't look like that - They often look pretty unconvincing with the bottom row letters appearing thinner than the re...
by photekq
07 Sep 2020, 01:30
Forum: For sale
Topic: IBM 3278 Beam Spring
Replies: 47
Views: 2828

Re: IBM 3278 Beam Spring

I'm really sorry if I'm doing terrible things community wise, you have to remember I have been here for 2 days and joined mainly to sell keyboard that has no value for me personally. Don't be sorry cKype. In fact, we're the ones that should be apologising. You've just witnessed the ugly side of the...
by photekq
06 Sep 2020, 14:58
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Shit, I fell for it
Replies: 41
Views: 2780

Re: Shit, I fell for it

That’s people though right? No, just this one particular person. "Read my listing wrong the first time? You fell for it, no cancellations, even if the request is immediate!". Nobody conducts business like that; it's a total scum move. Within the eBay guidelines? Sure. But scummy nonetheless. It's a...
by photekq
02 Sep 2020, 23:41
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Various Cherry keyboards, especially OLD-STYLE G80-3100
Replies: 9
Views: 4053

Re: [WTB] Various Cherry keyboards, especially OLD-STYLE G80-3100

Bump! Still ESPECIALLY looking for an old style G80-3100, can offer trades or cash. If the Cherry logo key is missing like the G80-3100HAO below, it doesn't matter to me. I've managed to get a spare one to fill its place :mrgreen: I'm also not fussy at all about the condition, so long as everything'...
by photekq
24 Aug 2020, 00:37
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking
Replies: 13
Views: 1700

Re: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking

Old_Gold_Hand wrote:
14 Aug 2020, 20:34
I hope you will stick with us as we grow and find out that we love computer peripherals, making things, and bringing manufacturing stateside.
no thanks
by photekq
08 Aug 2020, 03:44
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What is with the cherry G81 misprints?
Replies: 8
Views: 739

Re: What is with the cherry G81 misprints?

They're extremely rare, I've only seen a handful crop up myself out of thousands of G80/G81s. I'm sure you're correct, but are you sure they aren't the black MY Type 1 switches?
by photekq
30 Jul 2020, 22:00
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NIB Cherry G80-2100HBU
Replies: 9
Views: 1601

Re: NIB Cherry G80-2100HBU

This is such an incredible find, I really can't congratulate you enough. One of the absolute nicest possible 2100s, and NIB to boot. I used to have (actual) dreams of finding stacks of these in 2015, sadly they never came true :lol: Cherish that thing for as long as you have it (I'd keep it forever ...
by photekq
30 Jul 2020, 21:40
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking
Replies: 13
Views: 1700

Re: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking

I have studied closely what you have said, and again I welcome the feedback. I do feel that we will eventually get to a revision 2 which may more closely resemble "Cherry" key caps. I'm glad you took the time to read what I said thoroughly. I can only recommend that you continue to thoroughly read ...
by photekq
28 Jul 2020, 22:28
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking
Replies: 13
Views: 1700

Re: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking

Thanks for the feedback! The keycaps themselves are called RBT, not cherry, to clarify. Or did you mean the key caps to which I am comparing are not cherry? So, I slightly misunderstood your pitch. I thought you would be offering both RBT and Cherry profile. When I said "don't call that Cherry prof...
by photekq
28 Jul 2020, 08:37
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Vintage blacks G80-series
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: [WTB] Vintage blacks G80-series

What are you going to do with them? Use them or desolder them?
by photekq
28 Jul 2020, 08:36
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking
Replies: 13
Views: 1700

Re: [IC] Aluminum Keycaps Custom Marking

You should work on your models, they're ugly. And don't call that Cherry profile, it isn't.

I mean this in a critical way, I'm not trying to insult. I'm just getting tired of enterprising people coming along with half-baked ideas.
by photekq
17 Jun 2020, 19:40
Forum: For sale
Topic: [WTS] Cherry G80-0777H/7
Replies: 11
Views: 1927

Re: [WTS] Cherry G80-0777H/7

What's an estimate value ? Or how much did people offer ? That is exectly my problem... I do not know how much the keyboard is actually worth. I tried posting it up for a price check, but with 450 views and groing nobody gave me an estimate yet and I have not seen it sold anywhere for reference. I ...
by photekq
27 May 2020, 20:58
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Maltron single-handed keyboard review (Cherry MX Black)
Replies: 52
Views: 7096

Re: Maltron single-handed keyboard review (Cherry MX Black)

Wazrach wrote:
27 May 2020, 19:16
Thank you.
my nostalgia waned but now it's back again
by photekq
27 May 2020, 15:37
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Maltron single-handed keyboard review (Cherry MX Black)
Replies: 52
Views: 7096

Re: Maltron single-handed keyboard review (Cherry MX Black)

Threads like these make me feel very nostalgic. Nostalgic for a time where this forum brought me positive emotions rather than negative ones.
by photekq
26 May 2020, 00:26
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Introduction to Materials
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Re: Introduction to Materials

Such a great post, thanks for taking the time to write this out. I hope a lot of people see this, because it's an essential read. I studied mechanical engineering at university too, and I think you've effectively condensed all of my materials courses into one post :mrgreen: You even reminded me of o...
by photekq
23 May 2020, 00:10
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Various Cherry keyboards, especially OLD-STYLE G80-3100
Replies: 9
Views: 4053

Re: [WTB] Various Cherry keyboards, especially OLD-STYLE G80-3100

bump

also looking for a G83-3222SPZ from the Gravograph Unica (yes I know it's a rubberdome)
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by photekq
17 May 2020, 04:59
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

Stating the obvious here, but this is neither the Canadian bilingual nor the Canadian multilingual layout . The letters with diacritics barely even share positions with either. Other than these pictures, I didn't know this layout even existed. I'd like to see more of this, so I can document this va...
by photekq
15 May 2020, 20:29
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

I'd love to be proven wrong, but the only Canadian layout keyboards made by Cherry that we've seen pictures of are some NCRs with dyesub caps : G81-3077SAU https://www.rdlongcomputers.ca/images/ebay/3299-K440-V002-1.jpg https://i.imgur.com/JreFva4.jpg and this weird G81-3007SAU which came up the oth...
by photekq
14 May 2020, 04:13
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

Do you need the R5 keys for full-size, TKL or 60%? I would only be using it for TKL personally, but full-size would be great. It was only a small thing, I didn't mean to derail the thread so much when I suggested it :lol: I don't think the steep profile of R5 is for everyone, but I think there's a ...
by photekq
13 May 2020, 21:39
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

Anyone got side pics of this profile? https://i.imgur.com/92r5zCg.png R4/B-profile on the left, R5/A-profile on the right. It's worth noting that R4/B-profile is also used for the shift row. It's also worth noting that the spacebar has its own profile, and remains identical regardless of whether R4...
by photekq
13 May 2020, 20:55
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

@photekq Is A profile higher at the front edge? If so, I won’t likely like it, but options are always good. You won’t be alone in your preference (whatever it is!) Yeah, A-profile/R5 is the steeper bottom row profile that was used on most winkeyless vintage Cherry boards, like that G81-3100SDU you ...
by photekq
13 May 2020, 19:10
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

Thank you! I take it that it's a serious request? :) Yeah, A-profile is a bit niche, but there are plenty of people out there who much prefer it to B-profile. Both in terms of aesthetics and haptics. Without A-profile support I'd consider buying one set for a HHKB layout board. With A-profile suppo...
by photekq
12 May 2020, 23:05
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] GMK ThinkCaps // Nov. 16 to Dec. 13, 2020
Replies: 56
Views: 7986

Re: [IC] GMK ThinkCaps

I love the design of the set. I'd absolutely buy multiple sets, but there's one thing niggling at me: I'd love to see A-profile (R5) winkeyless bottom row support.
by photekq
07 May 2020, 17:09
Forum: For sale
Topic: Wholesale lot of keyboards!
Replies: 58
Views: 7280

Re: Wholesale lot of keyboards!

Sure for someone who fancies keycaps or the case it makes sense. But the keyboard in itself is an outright shame in the keyboard community (primarily for those horrible switches). I've always had a sweet spot for the 3077. It was the first 3000 variant that really caught my eye, the case colour and...
by photekq
07 May 2020, 03:41
Forum: Workshop
Topic: suggestions for /dev/tty2 ?
Replies: 109
Views: 11271

Re: suggestions for /dev/tty2 ?

Ugh, you've appealed to the weeb in me. Gonna have to bite on this one :mrgreen:
by photekq
07 May 2020, 03:10
Forum: For sale
Topic: Wholesale lot of keyboards!
Replies: 58
Views: 7280

Re: Wholesale lot of keyboards!

I will check tomorrow when I’m there, I don’t know what a model f is lol. Is there a knowledgeable enough person I can FaceTime tomorrow and discuss all this with? Then I could tell you exactly what I have and can throw out fair prices. Again I’m in the US I sent you a message or two about the stuf...

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