Must-have PDP-11 ... GOLD PLATING AND SWITCH HANDLES
bkr at WildHareComputers.com
Thu Apr 7 15:58:34 CDT 2005
Hello Heinz et al -
Try Douglas Electronics [www.Douglas.com] for ordering the "DEC-style"
handles (ones I received were white) $0.55 USD/handle.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Heinz Wolter" <h.wolter at sympatico.ca>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
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Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: Must-have PDP-11 ... GOLD PLATING AND SWITCH HANDLES
> "vrs" <vrs at msn.com> wrote:
> > > Odd - even the board artwork reads Bus Grantosaurus Rex. It looks like
> > > someone made some custom PC Bus Grant boards and needed a laugh.
> > > such a board at home would be a simple project.
> > Except perhaps for the gold plating.
> > Vince
> I've seen those gold plating pen type applicators? anyone tried them?
> I think such a Grantasaurus could be made by routing full size grant
> Do you really have access to plastic injection molding equipment
> to make pdp8/11 handles? Might be possible to pour acrylic or resin
> but they might be to fragile.. the moulding is the tough part unless
> one can make a breakaway plaster mould from positive masters....
> where do place my order for switch paddles;) 5-7$ a pop sounds fair;)
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