"that vincent guy" (was Re: PDP-8/I replica kit)
tdk.knight at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 20:04:56 CDT 2015
by fortis i mean this
On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:02 PM, Adrian Stoness <tdk.knight at gmail.com>
> the part the switch rocks on
> the other bits i can prolly print if i learn how to use the fortis down
> the st
> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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?
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