Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Repair of MARCH Commodore PET 2001 chiclet keyboard
- From: joshbensadon
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 7:24 PM
> We have it all reassembled. Took a few adjustments but now it worksNot really. I just used ordinary household aluminum. It looks like that is
>Very good! I'm sure it will work well enough for the rest of it's service
>life. I will likely have to do the same with my PET. Was my other advice
what the previous owner did. They wrap it around the bottom of the black
rubber piece and fold it up on the sides. Then insert into the plastic
plunger and it is therefore tucked in and won't come apart. It is nice and
>Say, I noticed your PET has a blue label on it, where mine has a blackI don't know the reason why there is a blue label. I just know that it is
>label. Would you know why that is?
more rare than the black one. My hypothesis, based on limited google
searching, is that the blue one was the original and was much nicer etched
label, then to save money they did the black one which is a cheaper sticker
that they can just slap on. You can ask Bryan Pope, he knows a lot more
about the PETs than I do.
- --- In email@example.com, "Jeffrey Brace" <ark72axow@...> wrote:
> > Was my other advice helpful?Oh well :( It was fun throwing ideas out there just the same.
> Not really. I just used ordinary household aluminum.
> I don't know the reason why there is a blue label. I just know that it isRare or not, it definitely looks much cooler!
> more rare than the black one.
> You can ask Bryan Pope, he knows a lot moreI was hoping to see Bryan on the weekend at World of Commodore, but I missed him.
> about the PETs than I do.