At 08:24 PM 2/21/2022, Steve Malikoff via cctalk wrote:
Consumer-grade CNC stencil cutters are fine at cutting
plastic sheet and should be ok with film stock.
My ptap2dxf (latest version 1.3) will produce output to cut tapes for ...
Meaning the Cricut kind of device? Clever! So it works for
Has anyone ever made a Cricut style cutter that has a continuous feed
Why did you pick AutoCAD DXF as compared to Adobe Illustrator?
At 07:02 PM 2/21/2022, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
I understand there is a group called "Green
keys" -- ham radio operators who use old "teletype" machines -- which in
that community means wny sort of keyboard telex-type machine, not necessarily made by
Teletype Co. though US ones often are. 5 bit machines are common in that crowd, some 8
bit machines also appear. I haven't participated, but I would think that you might
find pointers to options there.
GreenKeys mailing list
Post: mailto:GreenKeys at mailman.qth.net
They can be very helpful. They tend to focus on other non-33 teletypes.
The list can be a good place to find out about people selling or giving
away equipment, though.
The collectors of the heavy, older, machined teletypes tend to shake
their heads at the high prices and popularity of the light-duty
cheaper punched-metal 33s.
You might find someone giving away a bulky heavy ASR 28 that
handles 5-level tape...
Less common to find them giving away a 33 because the computer nuts
will pay $xxx to $x,xxx for them.