IBM 026

jwsmobile jws at
Sat Sep 19 03:12:57 CDT 2015

I have one each of 029 and 129.  I was never that impressed with the 026 
to pursue one.

The 029 is in a state of disrepair, complete, the 129 is running when I 
turn it on.


On 9/18/2015 7:16 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 09/18/2015 06:33 PM, Don North wrote:
>> Lucky it is not just scrap metal then, it is a probably restorable
>> 026 keypunch, of which very few still exist.
> There had to be many more 029s than 026s made.  Yet I've never seen a 
> lot of them offered.   I'd much rather use an 029 than an 026--given 
> the number made, why doesn't the proportion of existing keypunches 
> reflect that?
> I do recall seeing surplused 026s with the MAI label on them (this was 
> before the Basic Four days).
> --Chuck

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