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Any info on this IBM Model M1?

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Friend has one asked if I wanted it.
Part no. :60G3570
Manufactured for IBM by Lexmark
ID No. 0035928
Pit. no WP1
Made 12-Oct-93

I'm assuming it's buckling spring?
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I'm pretty sure all Model M's were buckling spring, though I'm no classic keyboard expert. You may get faster and more informed responses on Geekhack.
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A lot of the Model M's were not buckling spring. The 60G ones were buckling spring and rubber dome I believe.

Edit: I did some research that model has buckling springs.
Edited by magna224 - 11/20/11 at 6:10pm
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I'm using one at the moment until my leopold with mx blues arrives, its definitely worth trying or having, especially if you're on rubber domes at the moment... Heck, anything beats rubber domes
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Just pull a keycap, fastest way to find out for sure. Or you can press the keys, you'll definitely know if it's buckling spring.
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Just pull a keycap, fastest way to find out for sure. Or you can press the keys, you'll definitely know if it's buckling spring.

Just got it, seems like it! This thing is 2x louder than my browns. Don't think it'll be much good for gaming, but i do like hte feel and no windows keys.
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