Reply 80 of 84, by bhtooefr
It's worth noting that buckling spring keys are pretty robust, and I've never felt the need for a special puller for them.
Also, Model F, Model M (except M2 and M15), and Unicomp keys are all interchangeable.
The EnduraPro's pointing stick is atrociously bad. You don't want one. (I have one.)
There's also a project to resurrect the 62 and 77-key Model Fs (from the IBM 4704 banking terminal), with an open source, reprogrammable, USB-native controller here: http://www.modelfkeyboards.com
And, as far as what I use with buckling spring on retrocomputers, I use a Model M2 on my PS/1 2121 and occasionally other computers (although I need to take it apart and put it back together, as there's an issue with the membrane contacts that appeared a while after I replaced the capacitors on the controller), and my IBM 5155 has a Model F (XT layout, of course, but with aluminum plates internally instead of steel, to reduce weight) standard.
I also use my EnduraPro at work, but that's on modern hardware. (And I don't ever use the pointing stick.)