PDP8/e front panels.
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 15:48:29 CDT 2015
How much in the UK
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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Adrian
> Sent: 06 June 2015 14:39
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> Subject: Re: PDP8/e front panels.
> On Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 5:13 AM, Rod Smallwood
> <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
> > wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I have recently produced a number of high quality custom
> > PDP8/e front panels.
> > They are full size reproductions of the original. The production
> > methods are exactly as used in circa 1971.
> > They are not photographs. The front has the two colours plus the white
> > each done with its own silk screen and the back has the intense black
> > with the clear circular areas for the lamps to shine through. The inks
> > were matched and made to order. The acrylic blanks with the cutouts
> > for the keys were also a custom order.
> > I did the artwork, The four screens were made and the printing done by
> > two young ladies with very good graphic arts skills at 'Squegee & Ink
> > Ltd' local to me here in Newbury UK. I have some photos but they do
> > not do justice to the pin sharp lines and intense colours.
> > The panel fits the bezel and the switches on the key + lamps board line up.
> > I have a few to sell and can do more if needed.
> > Due to the custom production they will not be low cost ($95.00 +
> > shipping from UK)
> > If you are interested I'll send you a picture. My photo skills are not
> > that good.
> > Rod Smallwood
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