QBUS/UNIBUS card handles
pbirkel at gmail.com
Mon May 10 12:59:14 CDT 2021
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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Vincent Slyngstad via cctalk
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2021 1:16 PM
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> Subject: Re: QBUS/UNIBUS card handles
> On 5/10/2021 9:25 AM, Fritz Mueller via cctalk wrote:
> >> On May 10, 2021, at 7:14 AM, Joshua Rice via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >> I would assume it would be trivial to do an injection-moulded run of these handles...
> > They might also be ideal for silicone mold / resin cast, for smaller/home production runs?
> Resin casting will work, but it's messy, etc. I haven't had any trouble
> with the toughness of 3D printed handles. Honestly, I often attach them
> with a pair of small zip-ties instead of rivets, and they are still
> plenty strong. The usual caveats about 3D printing apply -- just don't
> print it so that the layers will be torn apart when you pull on it!
Douglas Electronics used to stock these as Miscellaneous items alongside their DEC compatible PCBs.
However I don't see them listed anymore; nor am I able to find them using the search function .
Possibly they simply sold out of their existing stock, and that was that.
You could inquire on the off chance that they just aren't listing any remainders.
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