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First off, im typing this on my "new" Dell At102D, one of the first 10 mechs I've picked up at a 1000 sqm Warehouse of "junk" computer parts waiting to be recycled. Plus, the price was *very* reasonable. Im about as happy as can be right now. All work fine, some required a LOT of cleaning, especially the dell. My hands looked like I was digging in soot after going through their first "box" of boards. If a had a purpose for them I could probably pull one or two hundred mechanical keyboards out of that place. Ah well, I'm happy with these treasures for me, and my family. Plus, whomever I can convert at uni.
All all german layout.
First batch I pulled out of the heap:

1 Black Qtronix with Cherry MX Blues AT
3xCherry G80-1800 Blacks 2ps2/1AT
Cherry g80-1851 Black USB
Dell At-102D
3xCherry G80-3000 Blues
Cherry MX-1000HFD

Im pretty hyped right about now with no one to share it with except you folk.
Most people I know were like: "You are happy because you managed to get some old, dirty boards before they were recycled?"

Going back there next week to pick up more, also saw some White ALPS laying around, as well as two IBM, possibly Model Ms, with SDL plug that I need to check out. Im also hoping to find more delta fans, since I found a QFR1212EHE there as well.

Edited by ascaii - 12/31/10 at 2:13am
    
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orly......

Can you send this warehouse to america for me?
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I did read a thread like this on geekhack a while back, some lucky guy bagged two dozen in Minnesota if i remember correctly. I think he was selling them uncleaned/untested because he didn't have the time to clean them all.
I still have to decide whether it's worth my time to get a few, clean em up and ebay them. I think i'll test the waters with the 1851 and a 3000, since im not too sure how well these will sell here in Germany.
    
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Well done man, really nice score!
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Wow! Good find! Well done!
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adding pics of the keyboards by themselves.
enjoy!




    
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Day2:


My brother and I finished going through the first pallet:

see attached files later on



Edited by ascaii - 1/3/11 at 3:50pm
    
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post #8 of 45
Wow. I'd keep 2 or 3 of the best and sell the rest. Probably make a nice chunk of change on E-bay or some similar site.
post #9 of 45
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Currently selling most over at geekhack, since I'm not permitted to sell here for now.

Im keeping for myself:

Dell AT102D
Cherry G83-4100
possibly one or two IBM buckling springs for kicks.
    
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post #10 of 45
wow nice pickup!

thats something i would do xD
    
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