Tag: model m

  • Unsinking the Battleship (Model-M)

    Unsinking the Battleship (Model-M)

    So the Battleship Model M keyboard stopped working. Keys became unreliable and eventually a bunch around the “S” key stopped completely. Took me a while to correctly identify the root cause. Unfortunately there’s a fatal flaw in the Model M keyboards: IBM welded the top plastic shell to the steel brace by pushing the plastic…