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Everyone eventually ends up with old computer keyboards they haven't gotten around to throwing out yet. I think you can see from the picture what I did. Some hot melt glue to attach the keys to spell out my call, stuck to a rack holding the ham rigs. Not exactly a difficult project... Smile


 
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This should probably be in Special Projects. Tongue

I have a few dozen HP keyboards at work. If the keys are identical it would be possible to keep repeating the phrase right along where all the standard keys reside.

On an unrelated note, I hate the flat keys they put on laptops now. There's no tactile feel to them and it is very hard to type at speed with them.


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Brad.

A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
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Unrelated but true. Laptops are almost as bad as those horrible membrane keyboards of yesteryear.


 
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Haha, yes but can you update it to black & white yet?


 
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