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IBM Model M dome swap & chopjob

Turn up the radio! Today's hot single: Bitteneite's 70% Model M with choplog.

Bitteneite was very tired of being the one without an SSK, so he made one himself.

Used to be a dirt-cheap 71G4644 I got for about 10 bucks... for funsies!

The donor was a Model M 71G4644 (rubber dome version) from an eBay auction.

The board is now chopped and converted into good old buckling springs.

Here's the picture-heavy restoration log for those interested.

Published on Fri 30th Jul 2021. Featured in KBD #37 (source).


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