"that vincent guy" (was Re: PDP-8/I replica kit)

Adrian Stoness tdk.knight at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 20:02:44 CDT 2015

the part the switch rocks on

the other bits i can prolly print if i learn how to use the fortis down the

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 7:59 PM, Vincent Slyngstad <v.slyngstad at frontier.com
> wrote:

> From: Adrian Stoness: Monday, April 27, 2015 5:45 PM
>> along those lines yes
>> but least for now have something to mount them to thats not smashed got 23
>> of the switches / holders still more to dig up i think.plus those 8m ones
>> i
>> found in the mix.
> I think the switch footprints are somewhat compatible between the models,
> though I'm not sure the rocker mounts are.
>  if u got advice on the back half of the switches and safe ways to get
>> those
>> off /restor that be awsome as well
> I don't know about "safe ways", but I did once open the tabs on the back
> of one and replace the metal part of the slider with one from another
> switch that lacked the rocker mounts.  It was a little fussy bending
> everything back "just so".
>  im guna take the metal part to a friend see what cost to get a bunch of
>> peaces lazer cut
> Which metal part is that?  The bezel is cast, and the light guides are
> drilled fiberboard.  Maybe you mean the switch stabilizer bar(s)?
> Or are you thinking of metal instead of plastic for the artwork?
>    Vince

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