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# 12128 28-Feb-2007 17:13
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Anyone have any idea where to get one of these classic mechanical buckling spring type keyboard in nz?

This is what i'm talking about:
http://lowendmac.com/fishkin/07/0115.html

Doesn't have to be original IBM model M, not collecting or anything, just really miss the feel of them.

like these will do! http://www.pckeyboard.com/customizer.html

Can't seems to find them in nz...

(Moderator edit (BG) Added hyperlinks by popular request in IRC)

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# 64020 17-Mar-2007 11:58
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I have one and it's very precious... I would never give it up (though optimus maximus is very tempting!)

I'm trying to get more (ANZ BANK :-) ) so if i succeed i'll let you know. When yo start using it again, you will be in wonder how few mistakes you make and the relived joy of typing is revisted, yes corny I know getting excited about a keyboard.... plus, You can remap them to Dvorak! just change the little keycaps around.

Some guy WAS selling them on Trademe, but they have since all but gone.

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  # 66356 4-Apr-2007 21:42
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You can always look in the Supershed in Christchurch. Lots of old PC junk there. Its awesome.

 
 
 
 


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# 66358 4-Apr-2007 21:47
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I'm so far away, If anyone ever get's a chance and finds a big stash of them, I'd pay $$ and postage back...

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  # 66359 4-Apr-2007 21:58
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I will keep that in mind. I'm sure the Supershed is gonna have some AT keyboards.

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