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Offline OfTheWild

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #700 on: Sun, 05 March 2017, 15:34:51 »
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I think you win the buckling spring game.  :thumb:
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« Reply #704 on: Mon, 06 March 2017, 02:12:26 »
Thank you :)

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #705 on: Mon, 06 March 2017, 14:18:05 »
Definitely gonna cut the numpad off of one of my M122s now, that unsaver looks too good

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #706 on: Tue, 07 March 2017, 11:18:00 »
Cross post, but I don't care.  My Kishsaver travels with me when I do for work.  I think it weighs more than my laptop.

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #707 on: Wed, 08 March 2017, 18:33:03 »
Cross post, but I don't care.  My Kishsaver travels with me when I do for work.  I think it weighs more than my laptop.

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Probably worth more than your laptop too =P

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #708 on: Wed, 08 March 2017, 18:55:30 »
Thanks to a friend of mine who scored this among some other boards at a recycling centre, I have my first buckling spring board I've ever owned.  It's incredibly filthy and is missing a key, but I hope to clean it up really good and maybe even do some customizing to it down the road.  Maybe a new keycap set at the very least.  I've never touched buckling springs before today, and I think I'm having a life changing experience right now.  The board I have was built on July 21 1989 based on the date. 
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #709 on: Wed, 08 March 2017, 18:57:50 »
Cross post, but I don't care.  My Kishsaver travels with me when I do for work.  I think it weighs more than my laptop.

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Probably worth more than your laptop too =P

I would say you are 100% correct in that.  This laptop is one of the first ones that shipped with Windows 8, not 8.1 and was low specced even for that time.  But, it was inherited, serves a good purpose as a travel laptop, I don't use a computer for work.  And lets me use Linux on a machine I don't care if it crashes.
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #710 on: Thu, 09 March 2017, 19:38:14 »
Dreaming of my MF with winkeys...

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #711 on: Thu, 09 March 2017, 22:03:12 »
Dreaming of my MF with winkeys...


It's definitely possible. You could buy a new Unicomp M with windows keys, the cut the back and barrel plates to size, then cut the little squares off the SSK case and put it the assembly in...

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Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #712 on: Thu, 09 March 2017, 22:17:08 »
Dreaming of my MF with winkeys...


It's definitely possible. You could buy a new Unicomp M with windows keys, the cut the back and barrel plates to size, then cut the little squares off the SSK case and put it the assembly in...
Nope, dreaming about the MF kit... I will be cutting the ssk case to fit a 86 layout. I cant wait.
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #713 on: Thu, 16 March 2017, 06:59:25 »
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I think you win the buckling spring game.  :thumb:

no, webwit wins the buckling spring game. always. ;)

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« Reply #714 on: Thu, 16 March 2017, 13:42:25 »
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #716 on: Sat, 13 May 2017, 17:42:20 »
Finally took some pics of this, been in my possession for some time now and it's my favorite work-from-home board. IBM 3727 powdercoated by y11971alex:









And one of my three-generation BS family:


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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #717 on: Mon, 15 May 2017, 14:20:48 »
Finally installed a beige USB cable into my xwhatsit Kishsaver. I could never find a USB-A to Micro-USB in a shade I liked, so I bought an OTG cable and a USB-A to USB-A off Amazon.


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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #718 on: Mon, 15 May 2017, 15:20:14 »
Finally installed a beige USB cable into my xwhatsit Kishsaver. I could never find a USB-A to Micro-USB in a shade I liked, so I bought an OTG cable and a USB-A to USB-A off Amazon.

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looks great  :thumb:

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #719 on: Sun, 28 May 2017, 16:36:05 »
Got a Model M SSK and my kishsaver on the way, needs repairing.
 
 
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #720 on: Wed, 14 June 2017, 14:36:53 »
new family shot:


bought the 5576-003 japanese ssk recently from ramnes (thanks man!). really really love the Brother Buckling Spring on it. the feel is right between an M and F - significantly crisper than the M but not as loud as the F. it also has individual BS switches unlike the M which I guess should make repairs easier except I dunno how I'd ever find replacement switches:


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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #721 on: Wed, 14 June 2017, 15:00:28 »
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bought the 5576-003 japanese ssk recently from ramnes (thanks man!). really really love the Brother Buckling Spring on it. the feel is right between an M and F - significantly crisper than the M but not as loud as the F. it also has individual BS switches unlike the M which I guess should make repairs easier except I dunno how I'd ever find replacement switches:
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Now that is cool! Awesome SSK

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #722 on: Thu, 15 June 2017, 06:08:12 »
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bought the 5576-003 japanese ssk recently from ramnes (thanks man!). really really love the Brother Buckling Spring on it. the feel is right between an M and F - significantly crisper than the M but not as loud as the F. it also has individual BS switches unlike the M which I guess should make repairs easier except I dunno how I'd ever find replacement switches:
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Wow that's awesome! Congrats, excellent get.

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #723 on: Fri, 16 June 2017, 21:57:12 »
Finally installed a beige USB cable into my xwhatsit Kishsaver. I could never find a USB-A to Micro-USB in a shade I liked, so I bought an OTG cable and a USB-A to USB-A off Amazon.

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Great pick for the cable, goes very well with it :cool:

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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #724 on: Fri, 16 June 2017, 22:09:42 »
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bought the 5576-003 japanese ssk recently from ramnes (thanks man!). really really love the Brother Buckling Spring on it. the feel is right between an M and F - significantly crisper than the M but not as loud as the F. it also has individual BS switches unlike the M which I guess should make repairs easier except I dunno how I'd ever find replacement switches:
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mmm nice photo. Very cool feature on that japanese SSK. Also...you found replacement keys for your Displaywriter SSK? Legendary...sometimes I miss mine  :))

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« Reply #725 on: Sat, 17 June 2017, 02:14:09 »
thanks! yeaah luckily. you sold yours?
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #726 on: Sat, 17 June 2017, 17:51:29 »
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bought the 5576-003 japanese ssk recently from ramnes (thanks man!). really really love the Brother Buckling Spring on it. the feel is right between an M and F - significantly crisper than the M but not as loud as the F. it also has individual BS switches unlike the M which I guess should make repairs easier except I dunno how I'd ever find replacement switches:
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Glad to see it in such a good company!  :thumb:
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Re: Post your BS boards here!
« Reply #727 on: Mon, 19 June 2017, 11:34:07 »
thanks! yeaah luckily. you sold yours?

Yeah, a few months ago. Realized the buckling spring life isn't for me :(

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« Reply #728 on: Wed, 21 June 2017, 07:22:39 »
IBM Model M with Wheelwriter keycaps:



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