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WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by bigdufuss » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:56 am

Hello fellow forumers (is that a word ...?!?!)

So, I am on the scrounge/hunt for:
1. A new top case for BBC Model B (the one I have has been written on by whoever owned i last, so not ideal!)
2. The plastic function key strip. I have managed to snap the one I have - great! Super glue goes so far but looks crap! :shock:

**** NOW SORTED - THANKS ****

Thank you in advance.
Hope I can be of help to someone soon ....

Matthew
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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by marcusjambler » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:33 am

Hi Matthew

Just a thought... Have you tried IPA on the writing or is it chiselled in...

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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by bigdufuss » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:37 am

marcusjambler wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:33 am
Hi Matthew

Just a thought... Have you tried IPA on the writing or is it chiselled in...

Marcus
Hello Marcus
I have only done the old "peroxide + UV" thing. Seems to lighten the case slighty, but will not shift the writing.
I assume it's a permanent marker.

Thank you
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Post by marcusjambler » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:48 am

Hi Mathew

IPA will most likely lift the marker pen stains off the surface.
I've used it on all my Beebs.

Something like this :
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IPA-Isopropy ... 1313342120

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Post by 1024MAK » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:15 pm

May need to use a toothbrush with some IPA to help remove the ink from the textured surface of the case.

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Post by bigdufuss » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:17 pm

Many thanks guys .... here I go again .......
:)
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Post by topcat96 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:33 pm

And if that fails, I have a complete BBC B case that is slightly yellowed with no external writing or ex-school markings on it ... comes with a fairly clear function key strip and an intact ashtray.

Shout or PM me if needed/wanted/drooling for it to head in your direction accompanied by a friendly courier. :)
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Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:17 pm
Many thanks guys .... here I go again .......
:)
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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by bigdufuss » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:48 pm

topcat96 wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:33 pm
And if that fails, I have a complete BBC B case that is slightly yellowed with no external writing or ex-school markings on it ... comes with a fairly clear function key strip and an intact ashtray.

Shout or PM me if needed/wanted/drooling for it to head in your direction accompanied by a friendly courier. :)
bigdufuss wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:17 pm
Many thanks guys .... here I go again .......
:)
Thanks TopCat, would deffo be interested in the case but can't PM as I have not earn't my brownie pointes yet ....... :(
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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by zeem » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:43 pm

If it's of any use, I once successfully removed permanent marker from an Apple Powerbook 180c using toothpaste and a piece of paper towel. I think it works as a very mild abrasive that removes the ink from the surface of the plastic, in a way that doesn't affect the surface texture.

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Post by 1024MAK » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:32 am

bigdufuss wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:48 pm
Thanks TopCat, would deffo be interested in the case but can't PM as I have not earn't my brownie pointes yet ....... :(
You have mail! Check your PM inbox...

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Post by bigdufuss » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:27 pm

zeem wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:43 pm
If it's of any use, I once successfully removed permanent marker from an Apple Powerbook 180c using toothpaste and a piece of paper towel. I think it works as a very mild abrasive that removes the ink from the surface of the plastic, in a way that doesn't affect the surface texture.
Thank you - any help gratefully received .... ;)
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Post by bigdufuss » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:28 pm

1024MAK wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:32 am
bigdufuss wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:48 pm
Thanks TopCat, would deffo be interested in the case but can't PM as I have not earn't my brownie pointes yet ....... :(
You have mail! Check your PM inbox...

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Cheers mark! :)
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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by 1024MAK » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:19 pm

bigdufuss wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:28 pm
1024MAK wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:32 am
bigdufuss wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:48 pm
Thanks TopCat, would deffo be interested in the case but can't PM as I have not earn't my brownie pointes yet ....... :(
You have mail! Check your PM inbox...

Mark
Cheers mark! :)
You actually need to thank Daniel, he is the admin that made the change for you.

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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by bigdufuss » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:55 pm

1024MAK wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:19 pm
bigdufuss wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:28 pm
1024MAK wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:32 am

You have mail! Check your PM inbox...

Mark
Cheers mark! :)
You actually need to thank Daniel, he is the admin that made the change for you.

Mark
Thank you Daniel !! :D
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Re: WANTED: Case and Function key plastic

Post by topcat96 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:40 pm

Package on it's way :-D
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Post by bigdufuss » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:23 pm

topcat96 wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:40 pm
Package on it's way :-D
:D !!!!
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