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Just bought a Model M. Looking forward to getting it but it still feel kinda weird paying so much for extremely old PC hardware. I mean stuff that is even a few years old you normally wouldn't even think of buying it. I guess keyboards and audio hardware can be the exception.
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Originally Posted by Tennobanzai;13037518 
Just bought a Model M. Looking forward to getting it but it still feel kinda weird paying so much for extremely old PC hardware. I mean stuff that is even a few years old you normally wouldn't even think of buying it. I guess keyboards and audio hardware can be the exception.

Or monitors.

You wouldn't believe what some people pay to get ahold of some of the high end CRTs. Since they aren't manufactured anymore, getting ahold of them is difficult and thus, they are sold at high prices.
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post #2193 of 36807
Sony FW900 FTW!!

Old doesn't necessarily correlate to obsolete.
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Originally Posted by Ikrin;13039082 
Sony FW900 FTW!!

Old doesn't necessarily correlate to obsolete.

Exactly
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post #2195 of 36807
If your keyboard isn't older than you, you're not doing it like a boss.
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post #2196 of 36807
So the new commodore 64 is said to have a "clicky" keyboard.

Does that mean it will be mechanical? Or just click?
post #2197 of 36807
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Originally Posted by ch_123;13040060 
If your keyboard isn't older than you, you're not doing it like a boss.

I guess Ripster better hurry it up and get that Selectric II PC compatability mod finished, or he'll lose all his keyboard rep.
post #2198 of 36807
So just wondering, how easy is it too pull a mechanical keyboard apart to clean the keycaps? I don't want to break my beautiful board biggrin.gif
post #2199 of 36807
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Originally Posted by NrGx;13040819 
So just wondering, how easy is it too pull a mechanical keyboard apart to clean the keycaps? I don't want to break my beautiful board biggrin.gif

Here you go. All credit goes to ripster, btw.
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I guess Ripster better hurry it up and get that Selectric II PC compatability mod finished, or he'll lose all his keyboard rep.

IIRC, a Selectric II is early 70s vintage. I think for Ripster we might be looking more into something like an IBM Model B tongue.gif
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