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« on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 11:35:52 »
Rare Space Saver

Actually not so rare, but looks like a pretty nice example of a later Blue label Space Saving Mini.

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« Reply #1 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:21:03 »
Looks like a Spanish layout to me

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Made in the US like all Model Ms


Oh dear...

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« Reply #2 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:29:36 »
Surely Sarah Palin won't let this happen!

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« Reply #3 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:33:19 »
Nah, she's too busy throwing snowballs at the Russians in her backyard.


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« Reply #4 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:46:28 »
Their gear is a little too rich for my blood.  I prefer vintage clothes.  Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, makes a pair of jeans like Jordache.  And before you say anything about how they're out of style, they cover my ass just as good as a pair of Dolce and Gabbana's and I can get them free from dumpsters.


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« Reply #5 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:50:53 »
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Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, makes a pair of jeans like Jordache.


I don't know if I can ever take you seriously after that comment.
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« Reply #6 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:53:05 »
Dude, if you taking me seriously before...


Dude.


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« Reply #7 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 13:53:44 »
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I smell a derail. Please stay on topic. We were discussing Sarah Palin.

Sarah Palin's ass would look HAWT in a pair of Jordache jeans.

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« Reply #8 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 14:19:00 »
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Their gear is a little too rich for my blood.  I prefer vintage clothes.  Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, makes a pair of jeans like Jordache.  And before you say anything about how they're out of style, they cover my ass just as good as a pair of Dolce and Gabbana's and I can get them free from dumpsters.



Nothing comes btwn itlnstln and his Jordache jeans  :-)

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« Reply #9 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 14:32:07 »
Well, except women.


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« Reply #10 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 14:52:16 »
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Their gear is a little too rich for my blood.  I prefer vintage clothes.  Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, makes a pair of jeans like Jordache.  And before you say anything about how they're out of style, they cover my ass just as good as a pair of Dolce and Gabbana's and I can get them free from dumpsters.

Naw, nothing compares to So Fine jeans...



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« Reply #11 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 18:11:41 »
So how is it that a Space Saving board is unsold at $99 BIN? I thought these were going for $200.
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« Reply #12 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 18:21:44 »
Its not NIB. Still, $99 is a good price for something in good shape.
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« Reply #13 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 19:01:47 »
BIN raised to $125
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« Reply #14 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 19:13:41 »
I went back and watched the video. It looks good, and is still a good price even at 125.
Granted, you may have a different opinion as to what a good price is but I still think it is a good value.
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« Reply #15 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 19:27:20 »
The blue label has the drainage holes up front, right?
If it was me, I would score it for 125. It won't be such a good deal if it bids higher.
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« Reply #16 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 19:55:00 »
Ooh, really? Blue = Drainage?

Got my 7/23 x 75 MM driver from clickeykeyboards today. Time to open up my babies.
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« Reply #17 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 19:58:10 »
Like I've always said before, I'll just stick with my common sense. I like paying $100 less for a keyboard with an extra feature.

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« Reply #18 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:06:28 »
Not sure, but I think the later models came with the drainage holes...blue label?
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« Reply #19 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:10:11 »
ripster, you have any pictures of the industrial showing the drainage holes and drainage channels.
I have a blue label 1391401 that has the drainage holes, I need to open it and see if it has the channels.
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« Reply #20 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:19:49 »
Bah. 5 rivets out on my beige-label mini.

Yay. 0 rivets out on my blue-label M
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« Reply #21 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:40:34 »
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You don't have to open it.  Flip it and just look for a black rectangle inside the hole.

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cool, my '93 1391401 has the black rectangle. I guess I am safe if I spill my mojito....
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« Reply #22 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:49:30 »
What's so good about drainage holes? I've never split anything in any of my keyboards in my life. ;)

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« Reply #23 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 20:58:50 »
There's a black tray that's 99.999% effective about draining spilled liquids out those holes.
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« Reply #24 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 21:13:54 »
The key wells seem pretty well sealed and covered by the keycaps.

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« Reply #25 on: Mon, 26 April 2010, 23:24:17 »
Either the auction got pulled, or the seller decided to hold onto the board???

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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 27 April 2010, 00:02:03 »
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Either the auction got pulled, or the seller decided to hold onto the board???


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« Reply #27 on: Tue, 27 April 2010, 00:25:43 »
They relisted it but it looks like another one. My guess is he/she bought more than one and now can't decide which one to sell.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=110525202429

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« Reply #28 on: Tue, 27 April 2010, 02:10:49 »
To make money. You know, that stuff people like...

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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 27 April 2010, 08:03:45 »
Same seller has another board up for auction:

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A 1987 Vintage.