WTB: PDP-11/03 front bezel
rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Thu Dec 17 11:17:35 CST 2015
On 17/12/2015 16:53, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 09:30:23AM +1000, steven at malikoff.com wrote:
>> I've been after one for a while, too. I was very kindly offered one from a listmember who would have
>> taken it off his own machine, but I felt that would have deprived that box.
> I'd be divided if I'd get that offer.
>> I've tried DEC resellers but no luck there.
>> If I can get accurate measurements I think i should be able to
>> knock up a CAD drawing and construct a passable replica from
>> styrene sheet, a material with which I am very familiar
>> working with. I have a number of large sheets of it in
>> different thicknesses already.
>> So if anyone can take some photos and measurements for me I'll
>> add this project to the pile :)
I had always wondered about what bezels are made of.
The one off my 8/e seems too heavy for aluminium.
It must be diecast something or other.
I also thought of maybe making a silicone mould and use casting resin.
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