His mother was decluttering and asked if he wanted it. He said, "yeah, I know just the guy who would want this."
Wow, the clone I have really does its best to duplicate the model m...
@enkiv2 it became iconic at some point
@enkiv2 hot layout cloning take: we can just add option keys and eliminate some whitespace
@djsundog Cool! It wasn't actually made in '84 though. That's a copyright date, the date of manufacture is elsewhere on the label and includes the day and month too.
@lroop aha, just so - 21 December 1993 (sweet solstice keyboard) so it's 25 years old next month.
@djsundog Now the neighbours will be able to hear when you're online!
(These kinds were the worst when I tried to stay up past curfew...)
Is it still a mechanical keyboard?
@STP_KITT I've yet to disassemble it, but it sounds and feels mechanical
Ok, keep us updated!
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