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by HAL
25 Dec 2017, 21:43
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy belated Hanukkah
Replies: 5
Views: 260

A very merry christmas to you all
by HAL
09 Dec 2017, 10:35
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What kind of work/deeds you can do to earn some money on the internet?
Replies: 21
Views: 1023

Find old keyboards (on ebay) :) Buy them for cheap :D Clean them :( Sell them on ebay (again) :lol: *snip* This is exactly how I have my keyboard collection now :0 If you - like me - now have a collection you forgot the most important part of the getting rich scheme: Sell them on ebay (again) :lol:...
by HAL
08 Dec 2017, 21:44
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What kind of work/deeds you can do to earn some money on the internet?
Replies: 21
Views: 1023

  • Find old keyboards (on ebay) :)
  • Buy them for cheap :D
  • Clean them :(
  • Sell them on ebay (again) :lol:
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by HAL
08 Nov 2017, 13:17
Forum: Português
Topic: DZ60 build log (ex-XD64)
Replies: 74
Views: 2892

Very nice! The key cap for Q needs to be turned by 90° :D
by HAL
05 Nov 2017, 13:46
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] SKBXX solid bent alu case made in Germany (60%+75%)
Replies: 167
Views: 10324

This looks awesome, but of course everyone ( :lol: ) wants an 80% TKL keyboard.
by HAL
18 Oct 2017, 17:51
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Delete my account
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

I just spend 250 usd on a keyboard please delete my account before I do more damage. Thx Probably an IBM Model M SSK for cheap :lol: An IBM Model F Unsaver :D costs more than 500 $ An IBM Model M Industrial SSK :D costs more than 500 $ An IBM Model M15 :D costs more than 500 $ An IBM Model M15 nump...
by HAL
15 Oct 2017, 17:48
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22055
Views: 979788

I guess it's too late now, but there was a listing for an F-122 with blue sublegends. Was it worth the $200 it went for? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-IBM-Model-F-122-w-Rare-Blue-Sublegends-amp-Soarer-039-s-Converter-/253196343676?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=wxnQQmlyYVzuPUsH8hgLBTj2mcA%253D&o...
by HAL
14 Oct 2017, 21:41
Forum: Photos
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2617
Views: 158706

Got the Massdrop Dasher Dancer from Customs this week
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Dasher Dancer on a WASD V2
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by HAL
14 Sep 2017, 15:33
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: List of all known SSK KEYCAP Variants?
Replies: 17
Views: 964

JP! wrote: I found an example online of a stock trading variant.

IBM Model M SSK 1395217
SSK with custom keys for stock broker or financial service professionals.
http://www.zwettler.net/en/keyboards/ib ... 95217.html
That would be my web site (and my keyboard). :lol:
by HAL
26 Jul 2017, 10:37
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Fun Office-friendly Boards?
Replies: 18
Views: 697

A real fun board is the Realforce 87 55g. I use this instead of the IBM SSK at home so I don't wake up my son when I program the night away.
by HAL
18 Jul 2017, 23:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Best Year and Model Number for Model M
Replies: 58
Views: 1921

Also there is the 1386033:
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I probably own (one of) the oldest Model M keyboard(s).
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which is the first version of the Model M keyboard.
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Inside there is a polyester support for the keyboard, which in later model got replaced by a stub on the bottom half of the case.
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The 1386033 could only be used with terminals.
by HAL
18 Jul 2017, 22:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Best Year and Model Number for Model M
Replies: 58
Views: 1921

I concur
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This is the label of mine
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The 1388032 was the first version of the Model M keyboard that can be used with a PC.
by HAL
28 Jun 2017, 13:22
Forum: Photos
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2617
Views: 158706

XMIT wrote: I've consolidated nearly all of my collection onto these two shelves. :oops:
Being able to find things quickly is half the battle. :lol: 8-)
A very nice collection of boxes :lol:

but seriouseley, cooool
by HAL
20 Jun 2017, 00:27
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22055
Views: 979788

wobbled wrote:
33.3% positive feedback

What a lad
I did not see that - :o
by HAL
20 Jun 2017, 00:25
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22055
Views: 979788

by HAL
03 Jun 2017, 08:46
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What do you collect?
Replies: 101
Views: 3045

I collect vintage hifi equipment
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Revox Reel to Reel B77, G36, Revox Tapedeck B710 Mk II, Sony DAT, Sony PCM Decoder
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by HAL
09 May 2017, 15:49
Forum: Marketplace Help
Topic: Price Check: How much is my _____ worth?
Replies: 4317
Views: 198507

Half-Saint wrote: How much can I realistically expect to get for an industrial model M ANSI layout?
Depends on the Model and the condition. For the most common one starting at USD 200.
by HAL
30 Apr 2017, 14:37
Forum: Photos
Topic: An Unsaver... finally...?
Replies: 19
Views: 764

Are you going to convert it to ANSI US?
by HAL
16 Apr 2017, 18:44
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Uncommon Vocabulary
Replies: 60
Views: 1998

Going with the Lewis Carroll theme. I like
frumious
and of course
snark as in: He snarked himself.
and
thrice as in I said it once, I said it twice, I said it thrice.
by HAL
16 Apr 2017, 18:27
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22055
Views: 979788

Please don't spend $60 on an M2 In good clean working condition, with cheap shipping, and an opportunity for a lower offer, that really isn't terrible. Some people really like them. Like I do. It's still buckling spring... But mutch smaller. I second that. It also has the same mechanics as the much...
by HAL
14 Apr 2017, 12:58
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Hi-Profile PBT Dye-sub (the time has come)
Replies: 1283
Views: 76729

matt3o wrote: very tempted to run a cyrillic kit....
Please do so
by HAL
12 Apr 2017, 15:10
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Hydroponics and Indoor Gardening - anyone?
Replies: 18
Views: 519

If you connect your system to the water tap and something goes wrong then you will create a flood in your house / apartment. Depending on where you grow your dope plants someone will call a plumber to have the the flooding turned off. The plumber will then (have to) call the police since this will o...
by HAL
08 Mar 2017, 11:17
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 22055
Views: 979788

Anyone kare to eksplain?
by HAL
05 Mar 2017, 11:42
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Why do so many people love heavier switches?
Replies: 31
Views: 2376

Before I came here and started trying other keyboards I exclusively used IBM Model M keyboards for about the last 20 years. After that everything else seemes to be to light. I would love a Topre Realforce with maybe 65g or a Gateron Green with maybe 65g of actuation force.
by HAL
26 Feb 2017, 20:52
Forum: Photos
Topic: IBM Model M 1386303
Replies: 21
Views: 733

... That sucks that it isn't a legit one ... Don't get me wrong your 1986303 is absolutely legit. It just not that old. To my knowledge Lexmark was producing their keyboards on the same place and machines where IBM did. Some people switched from IBM to Lexmark without ever changing desks. Later Lex...
by HAL
26 Feb 2017, 20:26
Forum: Photos
Topic: IBM Model M 1386303
Replies: 21
Views: 733

The label on the back side says it all: FRU stands for F ield R eplacement U nit. Lexmark was reuqired by contract to provide replacement parts. So this is probably a keyboard from 1996. The early Model M keyboards from 1985 and 1986 had a small styrofoam part under the metal plate. This was later r...
by HAL
25 Feb 2017, 00:29
Forum: Photos
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2617
Views: 158706

Treated myself to an in between X-Mas and Easter present: Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT flash
So without any further ado:
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IBM Model M SSK industrial 1395682
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by HAL
29 Jan 2017, 23:39
Forum: Photos
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 1641
Views: 111698

very nice ANSIfied AT keyboard
by HAL
13 Jan 2017, 22:39
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Please, don't feed the trolls.
Replies: 40
Views: 875

... If I do not protest immediately, she behaves as if I had accepted whatever she said as fact. And if I protest or correct her, then she flames up with "You always have to have the last word, don't you?" Which of course I wouldn't - if a valid resolution had been reached. Thats what I call a clas...
by HAL
11 Dec 2016, 22:38
Forum: Photos
Topic: XMAS 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 777

seebart wrote: ... It's not a photoshop job is it? :P
One does one small photoshop job and every one get suspicious. :D
No this it a real photo
Spoiler:
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Linzer Kipferl with Lego Batman
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