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Offline Badwrench

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Post your buckling spring board
« on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 00:21:22 »
I have searched and searched for a post your buckling spring board, but found nothing (if you find one, I will close this one, just link it).  I see so many pics floating around a ton of different threads, so I thought it would be nice to have more in one place.   :thumb:

Post the model and date. 



I will start.
I have been looking for a while for one after hearing so many good things about them and finally came across one at Church today. 

My new (to me) 1391401 Model M.  Pretty dirty, but in very good shape overall. 
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wut. i'd buy a ****ty IBM board for that green V2

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 00:27:11 »
Here's my SSK and M65



And here's my favorite board, my model F AT which I modded to have a ANSI enter and backspace

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 00:32:28 »
you have a dirty enter
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 01:15:32 »
you have a dirty enter

I know, I replaced it with a blank anyways since the dirty enter didn't have a stabilizer leg that fits into the white inserts and the blank did.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 03:54:21 »
I really want one for work but they are just so noisy :(
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 13:23:33 »
model 1397599

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found a junker and swapped out the cover (lid) from "blue label" to "black label"- blacked out area next to caps. drilled out LED area and stuck on a label i ordered from unicomp

also put a little insulation, duct tape, etc. behind the steel plate which reduced, space bar pinging, etc.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 13:25:33 »
Here's my SSK and M65
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And here's my favorite board, my model F AT which I modded to have a ANSI enter and backspace
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nice and sexy........
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 17 September 2013, 13:30:54 »
I really want one for work but they are just so noisy :(

Floss mod it!



Oh and my BS board? Dorkvader has had it for a while helping me to fix it up but I have a lovely SSK. Pictures are from here. It's on the bottom obviously.




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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 10:27:25 »
Unicomp Model M


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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 10:43:35 »
Model M in Industrial shell (up for sale now...) and Black M13. Still need to take a picture of my new SSK.


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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 12:57:40 »

Insides from Dec '95: great shape, all plastic rivets intact. Case from a terminal keyboard from Jan '87. The keys are from both because the newer one lacked a few.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 13:26:34 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 13:57:04 »
Model M 122 key, version with square label and some hat keys.





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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 19 September 2013, 23:26:45 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

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Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 01:18:39 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin. 
wut. i'd buy a ****ty IBM board for that green V2

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 01:22:29 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin. 

I bought a socket driver from eBay, from China.  A set of 4 was about $16.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 01:53:05 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin.

I'll give that a try.

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 01:59:03 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin.

I'll give that a try.

Or if you are not too impatient, get this from eBay - $5.41 with free shipping.

I got this one - a set of 4 for about $14.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 07:47:39 »
Wanted to try something different with my ssk. Its a combination of blank black and blank pebble keys.
Only a crappy pic, looks way better in real. Now I need a black BS clickclack  ;D

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 07:53:12 »
Wanted to try something different with my ssk. Its a combination of blank black and blank pebble keys.
Only a crappy pic, looks way better in real. Now I need a black BS clickclack  ;D

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 07:54:23 »
ITT: Lots and lots of vanilla Model Ms

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 08:35:17 »
Mine differs in that it's a vanilla Lexmark Model M.....in almost mint condition, the three LED indicators aren't working, will look into that when I'm in the mood...

It's date of 'birth', so to say.... ;)
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #22 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 09:24:11 »
My model M
IBM 42H1292
Date: 29-04-1997

I dyed the caps into (kinda) retro style with dylon dye
and painted the frame white



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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 10:31:24 »
Wanted to try something different with my ssk. Its a combination of blank black and blank pebble keys.
Only a crappy pic, looks way better in real. Now I need a black BS clickclack  ;D

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Get the blank pebble keys by sanding?  Looks very nice.
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #24 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 10:39:24 »
Wanted to try something different with my ssk. Its a combination of blank black and blank pebble keys.
Only a crappy pic, looks way better in real. Now I need a black BS clickclack  ;D

(Attachment Link)

Get the blank pebble keys by sanding?  Looks very nice.

no, I ordered a blank set at unicomp in complete pebble. normally its a combination of pebble and pearl. And mixed this up with a blank black set. I tried to make a good picture, but failed. Pebble is the color that normally only the modifiers have. It now looks very military in real. :)

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #25 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 12:02:36 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin.

I'll give that a try.

Or if you are not too impatient, get this from eBay - $5.41 with free shipping.

I got this one - a set of 4 for about $14.

Thanks, if filing down the one I currently have doesn't work I'll get one of those.

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #26 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 14:16:38 »
Just went though mine and cleaned out the case (and the 6 broken rivet heads).  Board is in great shape.  Caps have no shine as the dirt was protecting them quite well.  There was quite a bit of chow on the board, and a bunch of sticky stuff, but it all came off and now the board feels new. 

Ordered up a few caps from Unicomp to brighten it up a bit.

(Attachment Link)

(Attachment Link)

Nice pics, that's one good looking Model M. I'd like to clean mine out but all my nut drivers are too big to fit into the tiny holes. Keycap cleaning will have to suffice for now.

Thanks.  All of my sockets were too big as well.  I just took one to a grinder to allow it to fit.  You don't need a lot of strength in the socket, so you can get it pretty thin.

I'll give that a try.

Or if you are not too impatient, get this from eBay - $5.41 with free shipping.

I got this one - a set of 4 for about $14.

Thanks, if filing down the one I currently have doesn't work I'll get one of those.

Here is how mine turned out.  I used and extension to hold it and took it to a floor mounted 6" grinding wheel.  Took about 30 seconds. 
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #27 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 19:21:56 »
got 20 IBM's, but here is a pic of few
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« Reply #28 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 19:25:18 »
got 20 IBM's, but here is a pic of few

Very cool! I've never seen an industrial with the trackpoint before!
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« Reply #29 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 19:33:29 »
got 20 IBM's, but here is a pic of few

Those are awesome.  I am a bit late to the game, but am enjoying mine immensely.  I actually quite like playing SC2 with it.

Just added some RGB and a couple custom caps from Unicomp.
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« Reply #30 on: Fri, 20 September 2013, 21:22:43 »
Im so jelly of all your IBM Spacesavers

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« Reply #31 on: Mon, 23 September 2013, 16:11:56 »


This is my 121 key model M.   Obviously it began life as a 122 key keyboard, but I modified the layout of the numpad to include a more modern double sized plus key.

It is a terminal keyboard model number 1394324.  Knicker shot...



I bolt modded it so that I could renew some slightly slack springs and change the layout.  Unfortunately the space bar is misbehaving after the bolt mod so I will have to undo the bolts and try again to get it all seated correctly.  Apart from the misbehaving spacebar it is a really cool keyboard to type on.  All the springs are as good as new. 

The Keycaps are a mixture of the original set and a UK layout 101 key set from Unicomp.  The layout on the terminal keyboard was not what I was used to.  I chose to keep the simplest of the keycaps for as clean a look as possible.  The Lettered function keys open Windows Applications such as Exporer, Outlook and One Note.  The Geekhack functions as a windows key.  The Num Lock has been removed and instead now opens a calculator.

Conversion to USB is handled by Soarers mod. 

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #32 on: Fri, 27 September 2013, 04:33:31 »
Daily Drivers...

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« Reply #33 on: Fri, 27 September 2013, 06:06:30 »
Daily Drivers...

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Dr Pepper in QLD eh?  There are very few places that sill sell it in VIC.
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« Reply #34 on: Fri, 27 September 2013, 06:32:03 »
Coles and Woolies actually sell it. It's coming back!

For those of you outside of Australia, Dr Pepper came and went years ago...
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« Reply #35 on: Sat, 28 September 2013, 03:06:26 »
Coles and Woolies actually sell it. It's coming back!

For those of you outside of Australia, Dr Pepper came and went years ago...

Now if only Jolt would come back too ;)
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #36 on: Sat, 28 September 2013, 08:14:22 »
Internals from an iso '86 M in a new industrial shell. Most of its time only in a box, cause I think its to big for my desk. And I prefer to buckle springs on my ssk.

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #37 on: Sat, 28 September 2013, 08:16:39 »
Internals from an iso '86 M in a new industrial shell. Most of its time only in a box, cause I think its to big for my desk. And I prefer to buckle springs on my ssk.

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« Reply #38 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 14:22:40 »
How did I miss this thread?  ;)

I haven't used anything else since I got it working.

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« Reply #39 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 16:56:31 »
How did I miss this thread?  ;)

I haven't used anything else since I got it working.

Nice! Maybe unprinted caps as modifiers would look better. Or do you have plans to get the modifiers also in metal?

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« Reply #40 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 17:27:12 »
How did I miss this thread?  ;)

I haven't used anything else since I got it working.

Nice! Maybe unprinted caps as modifiers would look better. Or do you have plans to get the modifiers also in metal?

Yeah blanks on the modifiers would look better. I've just been lazy to do it. Sadly no the person who made the keys is not doing anymore anytime soon. I doubt it he will ever do the mods in metal either.

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« Reply #41 on: Sat, 19 October 2013, 04:15:24 »
If you do the spacebar mod, you could also use a set of unprinted black keycaps. I think this would look also very good in combination with the metal keys and one of the rwb clacks :D

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« Reply #42 on: Mon, 28 October 2013, 19:40:32 »
Had to throw this in here too just because I'm so excited about it :P:

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« Reply #43 on: Sat, 01 November 2014, 11:03:27 »
Here is a little project I've been working on. A Unicomp 122 chopped down past an unsaver (chopped unsaver? =)). Big thanks to wcass, I pretty much copied his original idea and build. Also want to thank Dorkvader for his helpful troublehooting advice during my first bolt mod.

Not all the keys are working yet, I think I damaged some of the contacts on the membrane sheet so I'll be on the hunt for replacement membrane sheet. Once I swap it, it should be 100% functional. For now, it's just a shelf queen, lol.


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« Reply #44 on: Sat, 01 November 2014, 11:08:36 »
Congrats on finding this old thread ;D

Also nice board and funny color :)

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« Reply #45 on: Sat, 01 November 2014, 11:59:49 »
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Damn, for a second I thought wcass sold you one of his custom boards. That's really awesome. Hope you post more pictures or a build log or a typing test video when it's finished :D.

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« Reply #46 on: Sat, 01 November 2014, 22:04:59 »
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Damn, for a second I thought wcass sold you one of his custom boards. That's really awesome. Hope you post more pictures or a build log or a typing test video when it's finished :D.

That is awesome.  As the CPT said, more pictures please. 
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #47 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 01:13:10 »
Why did I **** up that Backspace?  And crappy phone photo.



Overall, it turned out better than I thought. The stabilized keys are all wonky and I'm trying to fix them, but otherwise it turned out well.  The case was hard to dye since I couldn't exactly fit it in the pot.  I had to pour the dye and hot water into another container and refresh it with hot water from time to time to keep it warm.  It took me about 6 hours to get it this color and it could have benefited from longer.  In either case, it didn't turn out poorly.

Oh, for reference, it's Black, Red, and Crimson iDye Poly.

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #48 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 01:36:21 »
Why did I **** up that Backspace?  And crappy phone photo.

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Overall, it turned out better than I thought. The stabilized keys are all wonky and I'm trying to fix them, but otherwise it turned out well.  The case was hard to dye since I couldn't exactly fit it in the pot.  I had to pour the dye and hot water into another container and refresh it with hot water from time to time to keep it warm.  It took me about 6 hours to get it this color and it could have benefited from longer.  In either case, it didn't turn out poorly.

Oh, for reference, it's Black, Red, and Crimson iDye Poly.

Looks like it turned out well! More pictures needed!  :p

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« Reply #50 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 18:20:40 »
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that settles it i'm dying my model m
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 18:39:36 »
Be aware, the case is a ***** to dye.  It took a good 6 or 7 hours to get it that color since I didn't have anything I could do it over the stove with.  I was afraid it wasn't going to turn out well since it still looked pretty bad at hour 4 or so and was only mediocre at hour 5 or so.

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« Reply #52 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 18:43:46 »
Be aware, the case is a ***** to dye.  It took a good 6 or 7 hours to get it that color since I didn't have anything I could do it over the stove with.  I was afraid it wasn't going to turn out well since it still looked pretty bad at hour 4 or so and was only mediocre at hour 5 or so.

I've got an idea that doesn't involve dying the case so it's fiiine
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« Reply #53 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 19:05:44 »
That looks amazing nubbs! Excited to get my dye  :cool:

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« Reply #54 on: Sun, 02 November 2014, 19:47:48 »
That thing looks mean.
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« Reply #55 on: Mon, 03 November 2014, 00:29:50 »
I've seen that posted around the forum a lot lately, so I'll just say here that the red goes particularly well with the black case.

Well done, nubbs! :)
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« Reply #56 on: Tue, 04 November 2014, 12:20:24 »
Now I want a black SSK...

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« Reply #57 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 18:43:40 »
This is kind of a necro, but rowdy pointed me to this thread, so throw all sticks and stones at him :)

Anyways, I got my Model M keyboard last week. The board looks really nice, but it is missing the label on the back. Does anyone want to take a guess what year it might be from?

Attached are a couple of pics, the front and the back (yeah, I know that USB/PS2 adapter won't work; Soarer's in the mail). Can something more be known from the outside, or do I have to open it?






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« Reply #58 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 21:03:21 »
How did this thread become neglected for so long?!?!

I need to post my new acquisition here too!
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« Reply #59 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 21:11:20 »
Anyways, I got my Model M keyboard last week. The board looks really nice, but it is missing the label on the back. Does anyone want to take a guess what year it might be from?

Attached are a couple of pics, the front and the back (yeah, I know that USB/PS2 adapter won't work; Soarer's in the mail). Can something more be known from the outside, or do I have to open it?






It seems to be a bit of an oddball.  It has a detachable cable, which I only have on my white label ones, but it has a blue label.  Different case on the chassis of a white label?

And several ps2 to usb converters work perfectly fine.  In fact, even that one might.  I actually didn't know there was even an issue with ps2 to usb converters until I found GH.  Mine always work.

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« Reply #60 on: Wed, 28 October 2015, 21:16:59 »


IBM Model F 6110345 122 key 9JULY84

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« Reply #61 on: Thu, 29 October 2015, 05:03:06 »
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IBM Model F 6110345 122 key 9JULY84

IBM Model M 1391401 28SEP88

That's a nice clean couple of keyboards :)

Any plans to get an SSK as well?
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« Reply #62 on: Tue, 12 April 2016, 14:27:59 »
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My god, f122 is huge. Maybe the best photo that shows how big it really is.

Reminds me kind of off


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« Reply #63 on: Sun, 29 May 2016, 03:43:51 »
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My god, f122 is huge. Maybe the best photo that shows how big it really is.

Reminds me kind of off
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:)

M122 is just as large ;)
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 01 June 2016, 14:11:38 »
This dirty beauty from '87 arrived today.


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« Reply #65 on: Wed, 01 June 2016, 15:35:28 »
Model M 1391401 Bolt modded by yours truly.  Pre cleaning of course.





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« Reply #66 on: Wed, 01 June 2016, 16:19:52 »
Sleeve added to the set up. And for the first time ever I feel like I don't want to change anything on this board anymore.  :-X

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« Reply #67 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 04:32:39 »
Wow. Where did you get that sleeve? The whole thing looks awesome.

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« Reply #68 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 06:26:19 »
Wow. Where did you get that sleeve? The whole thing looks awesome.

Thanks ^_^

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« Reply #69 on: Thu, 02 June 2016, 08:29:18 »
Sleeve added to the set up. And for the first time ever I feel like I don't want to change anything on this board anymore.  :-X

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« Reply #70 on: Mon, 06 June 2016, 12:27:24 »
I am cleaning this '87 board right now...




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« Reply #71 on: Mon, 06 June 2016, 14:14:52 »
Technically my mom's keyboard, not mine, but:


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« Reply #72 on: Sun, 17 July 2016, 03:27:25 »
I am cleaning this '87 board right now...

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That is a very clean plate!
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« Reply #73 on: Sun, 17 July 2016, 07:47:48 »


nib Model M SSK P.1397681

nib Model M SSK P.1392934

Model M Industrial SSK P.1395682  :-*
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« Reply #74 on: Mon, 25 July 2016, 10:11:19 »
My current work setup  :thumb:

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« Reply #75 on: Tue, 26 July 2016, 00:29:19 »




Custom caps from unicomp  :))

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« Reply #76 on: Tue, 02 August 2016, 22:06:40 »
Does this count or are we strictly M's in here?



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« Reply #77 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 06:59:26 »
Does this count or are we strictly M's in here?

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wow! what have you done with it internally?
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« Reply #78 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 07:58:02 »
Does this count or are we strictly M's in here?

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wow! what have you done with it internally?

Looks like it's that mod that phosphorglow does where he puts a thin sheet of colored plastic to give it a subtle hit of color. And not just Ms in here.

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« Reply #79 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:11:01 »
Does this count or are we strictly M's in here?

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wow! what have you done with it internally?

Looks like it's that mod that phosphorglow does where he puts a thin sheet of colored plastic to give it a subtle hit of color. And not just Ms in here.

smart idea. looks real good imo
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« Reply #80 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:12:10 »
He might also have just painted the plate haha but I like phosphorglow's mod. I think it's clever.

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« Reply #81 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:13:15 »
He might also have just painted the plate haha but I like phosphorglow's mod. I think it's clever.

just curious, have anyone tried adding led to M? lol
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« Reply #82 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:13:40 »
Agreed. Keeps the board stock, but spruces it up a bit for photo sessions if nothing else :)

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« Reply #83 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:14:57 »
He might also have just painted the plate haha but I like phosphorglow's mod. I think it's clever.

just curious, have anyone tried adding led to M? lol

Phosphorglow's added the lock LEDs but I haven't seen a full LED M yet.

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« Reply #84 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 08:17:33 »
He might also have just painted the plate haha but I like phosphorglow's mod. I think it's clever.

just curious, have anyone tried adding led to M? lol

Phosphorglow's added the lock LEDs but I haven't seen a full LED M yet.

should looks quite cool with some subtle white led since the gaps are quite big.
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« Reply #85 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 10:57:33 »
Yeah its just sanded and painted. It was in pretty nasty shape when i got it. Basically i pulled it all apart and cleaned it with bathroom cleaner. I was able to save the foam which was good. The plate had to be sanded and primed and I opted to go with a hint of color. Wired up a Teensy 2.0 to the board and loaded up TMK i think and remapped some keys so that left shift and enter were in the right places for where my pinky's were hitting. I'm going to make a proper plastic molded usb port for the hole that was left from the oem cable and mount the teensy properly. I'll toss up some pics of that when i'm done.
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« Reply #86 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 16:11:32 »
removed.
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« Reply #87 on: Thu, 04 August 2016, 16:28:00 »
Yeah its just sanded and painted. It was in pretty nasty shape when i got it. Basically i pulled it all apart and cleaned it with bathroom cleaner. I was able to save the foam which was good. The plate had to be sanded and primed and I opted to go with a hint of color. Wired up a Teensy 2.0 to the board and loaded up TMK i think and remapped some keys so that left shift and enter were in the right places for where my pinky's were hitting. I'm going to make a proper plastic molded usb port for the hole that was left from the oem cable and mount the teensy properly. I'll toss up some pics of that when i'm done.

the light blue plate looks really pretty!

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« Reply #88 on: Tue, 23 August 2016, 14:08:40 »
Model M with industrial case from Unicomp's overstock sale. Disregard the pro2 in the background, unless of course you're into that sort of thing ;)
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« Reply #89 on: Thu, 06 October 2016, 04:55:44 »
My current work setup  :thumb:

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Does it bother your co-workers?

Also - right Shift a lighter shade of green then left Shift.  Go Unicomp!
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #90 on: Thu, 06 October 2016, 07:09:58 »
My current work setup  :thumb:

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Does it bother your co-workers?

Also - right Shift a lighter shade of green then left Shift.  Go Unicomp!
Nope, they think it is ammusing.  I work in a food lab, so ther are scientists coming and going, so no one has to sit nearby and listen all the time.  And yeah, Unicomp for consistancy in colors.  At least they are cheap.  I was tempted to buy another set to see if I could get two that are closer in color but the difference is slight to the naked eye.  It looks much worse in photos. 

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wut. i'd buy a ****ty IBM board for that green V2

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« Reply #91 on: Wed, 12 October 2016, 04:42:44 »
My current work setup  :thumb:

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(Attachment Link)

Does it bother your co-workers?

Also - right Shift a lighter shade of green then left Shift.  Go Unicomp!
Nope, they think it is ammusing.  I work in a food lab, so ther are scientists coming and going, so no one has to sit nearby and listen all the time.  And yeah, Unicomp for consistancy in colors.  At least they are cheap.  I was tempted to buy another set to see if I could get two that are closer in color but the difference is slight to the naked eye.  It looks much worse in photos. 

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I have actually seen a couple of sets where they are both the same colour, but most of them are not.

Quite a few people didn't realise until I pointed it out, but it was blindingly obvious to me as soon as I opened the box.
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

NEC APC-H4100E | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED red | Ducky DK9008 Shine MX blue LED green | Link 900243-08 | CM QFR MX black | KeyCool 87 white MX reds | HHKB 2 Pro | Model M 02-Mar-1993 | Model M 29-Nov-1995 | CM Trigger (broken) | CM QFS MX green | Ducky DK9087 Shine 3 TKL Yellow Edition MX black | Lexmark SSK 21-Apr-1994 | IBM SSK 13-Oct-1987 | CODE TKL MX clear | Model M 122 01-Jun-1988

Ị̸͚̯̲́ͤ̃͑̇̑ͯ̊̂͟ͅs̞͚̩͉̝̪̲͗͊ͪ̽̚̚ ̭̦͖͕̑́͌ͬͩ͟t̷̻͔̙̑͟h̹̠̼͋ͤ͋i̤̜̣̦̱̫͈͔̞ͭ͑ͥ̌̔s̬͔͎̍̈ͥͫ̐̾ͣ̔̇͘ͅ ̩̘̼͆̐̕e̞̰͓̲̺̎͐̏ͬ̓̅̾͠͝ͅv̶̰͕̱̞̥̍ͣ̄̕e͕͙͖̬̜͓͎̤̊ͭ͐͝ṇ̰͎̱̤̟̭ͫ͌̌͢͠ͅ ̳̥̦ͮ̐ͤ̎̊ͣ͡͡n̤̜̙̺̪̒͜e̶̻̦̿ͮ̂̀c̝̘̝͖̠̖͐ͨͪ̈̐͌ͩ̀e̷̥͇̋ͦs̢̡̤ͤͤͯ͜s͈̠̉̑͘a̱͕̗͖̳̥̺ͬͦͧ͆̌̑͡r̶̟̖̈͘ỷ̮̦̩͙͔ͫ̾ͬ̔ͬͮ̌?̵̘͇͔͙ͥͪ͞ͅ

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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #92 on: Wed, 15 March 2017, 16:14:14 »
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Re: Post your buckling spring board
« Reply #93 on: Wed, 15 March 2017, 17:37:56 »
Let's keep it to this thread: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=61878.700
Just so everything's in one place :)