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Offline SamirD

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Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« on: Wed, 15 November 2017, 21:54:42 »
I recently started looking at keycaps and their prices and realized they can be as expensive as a board.  :eek:

That being said, I recently bumped into this pretty nice deal on some vintage caps that are still on a vintage board to boot (which might have some nice switches as well.  They seem to be cherry mx since one of the keycaps are missing and there is what looks like an mx mount.  Might be exactly what someone here is looking for.  :thumb:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Unbranded-Vintage-Keyboard/262754366879?hash=item3d2d61759f:g:zHEAAOSwvJdZl0u9&autorefresh=true

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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 15 November 2017, 22:31:25 »
Woah, that's going to need some serious Retr0briting!

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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 00:04:08 »
Or you simply call the color 'beige' and be done with it.  :D

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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 01:18:27 »
Looks like the seller has a second in better condition.  It's apparently made by HP:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-HP-02645-60001-Keyboard/263087479860?hash=item3d413c5c34:g:4OkAAOSwf~9ZaAUd&autorefresh=true

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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #4 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 04:22:43 »
IIRC these are ITW magvalve boards. They come with a cross mount, but aren't MX compatible.
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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 07:10:12 »
I have one of these. Just as Chyros says.
You can either buy clothes or buy keyboards, it's that simple. No one who is not very rich can do both. Pay no attention to your clothes and no attention at all to the mode, and buy your clothes for comfort and durability, and you will have the clothes money to buy keyboards.

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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 09:35:27 »
IIRC these are ITW magvalve boards. They come with a cross mount, but aren't MX compatible.
As always sir, you are the man.  :cool:  :thumb:


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Re: Vintage Caps on Vintage Board
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 18:25:52 »
Sexy old b****!   :-*  She's got some totally punchable buttons up top.