looking for an old IBM knob from a 609 calculator panel
dkelvey at hotmail.com
Tue May 28 11:45:08 CDT 2019
Even with 3d printing, you'd need to do some sanding and shaping to make it look as clean as the original. I still think casing one is the best option. If the mold is right, it will even match the surface.
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Subject: Re: looking for an old IBM knob from a 609 calculator panel
On 5/28/2019 6:42 AM, William Donzelli wrote:
> I think that is an IBM specific knob. I will keep an eye out for one,
> but do not hold your breath! It is certainly not a common knob.
> Is it for a 1/4 inch shaft?
Yes, it's a standard 1/4" shaft. Might try and get one 3D printed if I
can figure out how to draw it.
> On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 11:41 PM Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> A long shot I know, but I'm looking for an IBM knob that's missing from
>> a 609 calculator panel I have.
>> Photos can be seen here:
>> I have no idea if the knob was made by IBM or was a common knob of the
>> Vintage computers and electronics
Vintage computers and electronics
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