IBM Mainframe terminal stuff

Jon Elson elson at
Fri Dec 18 21:24:24 CST 2015

On 12/18/2015 08:40 PM, William Donzelli wrote:
> Most (all?) 029/129s have a chipboard top. Also, you S/3 should, right?
> The only bit of classic computer stuff I have ever seen with REAL wood
> on it was a Computervision system during college. The cabinets has
> strips of oak on the front. Quite nice.
I'm pretty sure the desktop on the system 360 and 370 
machines were also chipboard with laminate.

129 keypunches were certainly chipboard with laminate, but I 
think the 029s were steel, with a laminate applied to it.


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