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For sale » IBM Model M SSK (Replies: 11, Views: 343)

Uh can't you just pull the springs straight out of the barrels? I've done that a couple times Correct: #2 the springs were replaced by removing them out of the barrels (unlikely) Although I didn't think people actually did it that way for a whole bunch of springs. Another ...
wobbled

24 Mar 2017, 21:35

For sale » IBM Model M SSK (Replies: 11, Views: 343)

Uh can't you just pull the springs straight out of the barrels? I've done that a couple times Correct: #2 the springs were replaced by removing them out of the barrels (unlikely) Although I didn't think people actually did it that way for a whole bunch of springs. Another ...
micrex22

24 Mar 2017, 21:18

For sale » IBM Model M SSK (Replies: 11, Views: 343)

... to do a proper bolt mod. In fact, depending on how much glue and where it is, it could just be easier getting a new barrel plate at that point #2 the springs were replaced by removing them out of the barrels (unlikely) #3 they were never replaced at all The original springs were bent and stretched ...
wobbled

23 Mar 2017, 19:21

For sale » IBM Model M SSK (Replies: 11, Views: 343)

... to do a proper bolt mod. In fact, depending on how much glue and where it is, it could just be easier getting a new barrel plate at that point #2 the springs were replaced by removing them out of the barrels (unlikely) #3 they were never replaced at all
micrex22

23 Mar 2017, 19:07

Workshop » Spherical Buckling Spring Thread (Replies: 87, Views: 2908)

... well be willing to part with further cash for spherical keycaps to make their new/old buckling spring board into something a bit different. [Edit #2] However, I'm not claiming expertise here! :) Just interesting that the new Model Fs may well have attracted a newer type of buckling spring owner.
cods

12 Mar 2017, 20:49

Keyboards » Industrial Grey Model M2 mod? (Replies: 13, Views: 423)

... if it's black?", a few reasons and some of them are personal: #1 The colour scheme melds in with modern computers as everything is black now #2 I *love* the early ThinkPad keyboard design with the cool green alt keys, IBM kept the 'black keycaps' with light black theme to this very day #3 ...
balotz

21 Feb 2017, 08:13

Keyboards » Industrial Grey Model M2 mod? (Replies: 13, Views: 423)

... if it's black?", a few reasons and some of them are personal: #1 The colour scheme melds in with modern computers as everything is black now #2 I *love* the early ThinkPad keyboard design with the cool green alt keys, IBM kept the 'black keycaps' with light black theme to this very day #3 ...
micrex22

20 Feb 2017, 07:04

Keyboards » Apple Extended Keyboard II Before and After (Replies: 9, Views: 340)

... than people). So I decided to bring it to it's former glory Here's are some pictures of the restoration Before.jpg After.JPG Switch.JPG Switch #2.JPG
SeanTNT

12 Feb 2017, 04:29

Workshop » SGI Granite Restoration thread // Plate done, looking for switches! (Replies: 16, Views: 326)

... rinse and scrub the plate IMMEDIATELY to remove all of the vinegar - Get a few layers of primer on, then paint I'm excited! I think Problem #2 will be the switches, and what I'll do with them. I wasn't exactly blown away by the cream Alps, so I'm hoping to come across some nice blue Alps ...
scottc

29 Jan 2017, 22:41

Keyboards » Which component is the most important part of a keyboard? (Replies: 36, Views: 573)

... I do this all the time (eg. the IBM Model F AT is perfectly usable with heavy remapping and changing the keys to have a more ANSI-like layout). #2: Dirty caps can be cleaned! I've seen keyboards as disgusting as you can imagine. With a lot of love and affection, even an ugly keyboard can be ...
scottc

17 Jan 2017, 21:59

F̶o̶r̶ ̶s̶a̶l̶e̶ » IBM Model M15 13H6689 Ergonomic Buckling Spring Keyboard (Replies: 34, Views: 1215)

Reserved #2.
XMIT

15 Jan 2017, 23:58

Photos » ThinkPad Keyboards and Switches (Replies: 17, Views: 3160)

... variances. If you go for a modern chiclet lenovo be aware of the following: #1 you MUST get the backlit keyboard, the non-backlit ones feel horrid #2 the travel distance is very low, if you prefer taller keycaps and more travel distance you won't like the chiclets very much #3 the non -LITE-ON ...
micrex22

14 Jan 2017, 01:51

Photos » I love you not because you are perfect but because you are not. (Replies: 49, Views: 930)

... that. So you're not honest with yourself and use 'projection' to deflect your issues on others--your very first sentence radiates that problem. #2 What you're posting is rather common / known information . While it can be exciting for newcomers who just found out about buckling springs to go ...
micrex22

14 Jan 2017, 01:25

Taobao » Goodies from China(thread re-open) (Replies: 108, Views: 2257)

... https://gd4.alicdn.com/imgextra/i2/T1pHi.XcxlXXaXUMw3_050133.jpg https://gd1.alicdn.com/imgextra/i1/650794455/T2S0CEXoJaXXXXXXXX_!!650794455.jpg #2 https://img.alicdn.com/imgextra/i3/33672540/TB2gGa2bQqvpuFjSZFhXXaOgXXa_!!33672540.jpg https://img.alicdn.com/imgextra/i1/33672540/TB29JTwbUhnpuFjSZFpXXcpuXXa_!!33672540.jpg ...
Mr.Nobody

13 Jan 2017, 01:31

Group buys » Round 5 in stock / Round 6 in production / extra kits for sale!!! (Replies: 13438, Views: 541115)

... It is never too late! Maybe I should visit you and bring some unsold kits. :evilgeek: That would be beyond epic ... DT Member #1 meets DT member #2
Wodan

06 Jan 2017, 15:51

Photos » Goodies from China (Replies: 205, Views: 2765)

... https://gd4.alicdn.com/imgextra/i2/T1pHi.XcxlXXaXUMw3_050133.jpg https://gd1.alicdn.com/imgextra/i1/650794455/T2S0CEXoJaXXXXXXXX_!!650794455.jpg #2 https://img.alicdn.com/imgextra/i3/33672540/TB2gGa2bQqvpuFjSZFhXXaOgXXa_!!33672540.jpg https://img.alicdn.com/imgextra/i1/33672540/TB29JTwbUhnpuFjSZFpXXcpuXXa_!!33672540.jpg ...
Mr.Nobody

06 Jan 2017, 13:19

Photos » ThinkPad Keyboards and Switches (Replies: 17, Views: 3160)

... through the tape pulled apart and I got this psychadelic photo in mid-shot while the keyboard was unfurling. http://i.imgur.com/Dyvytij.jpg #2 UltraNav SK-8835 / SK-8845 Keyboard manufacturer: LITE-ON Rating: 5/10 This keyboard falls under two sides of the spectrum, some absolutely hate ...
micrex22

25 Dec 2016, 19:42

Group buys » Round 7 / ALGOL-style / Deadline 2017-03-31 (Replies: 598, Views: 34966)

... though, #1 these ship from Germany if I got that right? I live in Germany myself so it would be a nice to not pay import duties for a change. #2 How come there is only blue and gray for the Numpad kits? I was wanting to snatch the VIOLET ALGOL TKL, might as well get the properly themed alphas, ...
Oblotzky

16 Dec 2016, 21:11

Reviews » IBM 3278 review (beam springs) (Replies: 53, Views: 1095)

... happening. Sure you can turn on the solenoid to compensate, but then... you can do the same for a Model F and have an even louder 'orchestra'. #2 No PBT keycaps. What I find curious is that there isn't really a clear path to cost cutting in certain situations. For instance, buckling spring ...
micrex22

16 Dec 2016, 09:55

Group buys » [Interest Check] SA Oblivion (Replies: 63, Views: 5364)

... renders. #1 FN in SDK has received the appropriate modifier color, thanks jessica/brazzers for pointing that out http://i.imgur.com/XXMovEv.png #2 R1 DEL / END / PAGE DOWN have been added to the TKL to support 1800 and 96key layouts, although I feel it would be more appropriate in the Numpad ...
Oblotzky

16 Dec 2016, 01:57

Keyboards » "Your Fab Five" Keyboard Contest (Winner Announced) (Replies: 135, Views: 3786)

... pics and tried go for keyboards that I own ... one exception :) #1 - The reason people talk to me at all: My Beamer http://i.imgur.com/AQsAPA2.jpg #2 - My Happy Little Topre (HHKB Pro2, Type-S, Hasu'd, cookies stickers, just the right amount of fancy on the caps) http://i.imgur.com/Mz9CA9D.jpg ...
Wodan

13 Dec 2016, 21:49

Group buys » IBM Model M Replacement Badges - SELLING LEFTOVERS (Replies: 118, Views: 4495)

... remake of the badges, they're suffering from two issues: #1 a problem of the early 'M' with the middle bar not having the three 'slices' coming in #2 the right side of the 'B' is too long, so if you look at the two holes inside the B, the bars on the right are longer than they are on the left--in ...
micrex22

07 Dec 2016, 10:10

Deskthority talk » Post your deskthority header images here (Replies: 2166, Views: 53283)

I really like Slom's #2 picture. I love the flat angle and how simple it is. That'd be my pick.
scottc

07 Dec 2016, 00:35

Photos » Hey, you stole my SSK badge! (Replies: 2, Views: 182)

... used on later rev. SSKs But there's a few other devices which use SSK badges too: #1 PS/2E 'green' mini computer http://i.imgur.com/N4Y8Kcv.jpg #2 The IMFC breakout box http://i.imgur.com/fjyICtG.jpg Excuse the dust, I retrieved it from storage so it's dusty. #3 701C mini dock http://i.imgur.com/eqX0ESY.jpg ...
micrex22

06 Dec 2016, 06:53

F̶o̶r̶ ̶s̶a̶l̶e̶ » PCB w/ Cherry MX clears and lasered caps, ANSI (Replies: 31, Views: 795)

The drawing has taken place with following results: http://www.randomresult.com/ticket.php?t=174021M6HM2 place #1: Scottex place #2: IjonTichy place #3: Sayso place #4: Phenix place #5: Wodan place #6: gogusrl So Scottex and IjonTichy can have a PCB each. Please PM me. In case of a withdrawal ...
kbdfr

03 Dec 2016, 07:52

Group buys » F62+F77 orders now open! New Kishsaver+Industrial Model F Keyboards (Replies: 2266, Views: 109000)

... #1 Legends are bolder (not necessarily due to dye-sub technique, but the fonts could be re-adjusted to be lighter which I think is the case) #2 Colour is darker (a different coloured ink could have been used) #3 There is less bleeding (perhaps the older labels were left under the dye-sub ...
micrex22

24 Nov 2016, 02:30

Photos » The Problem with Mechanical Switch Reviews (Replies: 34, Views: 16490)

... as using a longer spring, because that can change the rest of the force curve as well, so it gets a bit complicated. Scratchiness This is probably #2 on my list for things I want to tackle next with force curves. (#1, I'm not comfortable enough yet the terminology to unveil). As you can see with ...
HaaTa

20 Nov 2016, 19:38

Photos » Operation Darling - Local recycling center raid ! (Replies: 224, Views: 5863)

... Brought home eight keyboards and they were all beauties: #1 Model M, Blue Label, IBM http://i.imgur.com/I3xLBrb.jpg http://i.imgur.com/xhuJ1XM.jpg #2 G80-1000 HAD (the CLASSIC!!!) http://i.imgur.com/Yzrzih9.jpg http://i.imgur.com/oPlN72R.jpg #3 Cherry MX Black Plate Mount ... http://i.imgur.com/WQajw60.jpg ...
Wodan

24 Oct 2016, 17:10

Deskthority talk » Where to post about UK meetup? (Replies: 5, Views: 214)

... meeting is over. :-) Alternatively, we can add an English language subforum and you post it there: Primeiro Meet Deskthority PT Meetup parisien #2 Mechanical Keyboard Meetup Rhein-Main am 01. Oktober 2016 :evilgeek:
7bit

13 Oct 2016, 14:47

Photos » Operation Darling - Local recycling center raid ! (Replies: 224, Views: 5863)

... these photos with my new awesome China photo lights! #1 Half-rotten Terminal Model-M with AWESOME numpad legends: http://i.imgur.com/XfC1sGs.jpg #2 Pretty beaten up Model M http://i.imgur.com/aNXxHVB.jpg #3 Model M2 very very unfortunately missing the ISO-Enter key :( http://i.imgur.com/RALsApS.jpg ...
Wodan

21 Sep 2016, 20:02

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