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 Post subject: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:43 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:59 pm 
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So, the PM G5s live on! :)

That's a lot of furniture! :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:19 pm 
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Even though the exterior is plastic I think the internal structure of a Quicksilver is metal and could probably accommodate some weight. Now I know what to do with my 2 Quicksilver cases when I retire them. I have 3 or 4 IIci/cx cases in the basement which I use for storing computer spares (actually one is still a probably working IIci if I were to try to boot it which I haven't done since 1997). The lids even snap right on, making them pretty nice storage boxes.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:09 pm 
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Oh yes, a single QS case will easily support 250 pounds! ;)


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:49 pm 
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Nice work.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:48 pm 
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Limnos wrote:
Even though the exterior is plastic I think the internal structure of a Quicksilver is metal and could probably accommodate some weight. Now I know what to do with my 2 Quicksilver cases when I retire them. I have 3 or 4 IIci/cx cases in the basement which I use for storing computer spares (actually one is still a probably working IIci if I were to try to boot it which I haven't done since 1997). The lids even snap right on, making them pretty nice storage boxes.

it's hard to believe those iici machines were like $6300 1989 dollars!

i also have one collecting dust. i need to fire it up, it's been a while, and i just moved, so hopefully it survived. i shoehorned A/UX on it for shits and grins back in 2006.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:07 pm 
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mc68k wrote:
it's hard to believe those iici machines were like $6300 1989 dollars!
Someone wants to get $12,545 (or more) 2014 dollars for theirs.

Hmm. I wonder how they arrived at that for a starting price.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:42 pm 
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Dear god I miss those old Apple Extended Keyboard/Keyboard IIs. Rock. Solid.

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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:34 pm 
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I miss the Apple Adjustable Keyboard. Not quite as rock solid but when they worked they were excellent. I actually had about a half dozen nonworking/partially working units in a box before I moved the time before this one, finally gave up and tossed them since USB to ADB isn't as easy as it used to be.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:09 pm 
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I miss the Apple Adjustable Keyboard. Not quite as rock solid but when they worked...

Emphasis mine.

They were lovely keyboards, but had a half life of about six months. I know because I was working as a technician at an Apple reseller at the time. In contrast, an Extended Keyboard II should continue working perfectly until shortly after the Earth falls in to the Sun. And they should too, with a retail price of $130 in the mid-1990s.

I still use an Extended Keyboard II with an iMate USB <---> ADB adapter.

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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:40 am 
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I really need to see if I still have my PM7500's Extended Keyboard II. I suspect it'd feel better than even half of the mechanical keyboards out today.

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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:52 pm 
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To be honest, the only times I had an adjustable keyboard die was when I spilled liquid on it. Which I did many times. Which is why I had so many of them in a box.


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2014 12:06 pm 
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seems like we have the same taste in keyboards :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: G5 Furniture
PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:51 am 
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Not to mention beverage. :coffee:


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