Looking for a keystem for a 605-4115-0 keyboard

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Looking for a keystem for a 605-4115-0 keyboard

Hello group,

I've come across a ii plus keyboard thats dirrerent than I'm used to.  It doesn't have removable key switches.  It does however have a snapped stem. I carefully was able to remove  the broken stem and pick out the remains in the keycap. Would anyone have one of these stems they could part with? I'm working with someone, if all else fails, on possibly making a copy of an undamaged stem with a 3D printer.  Any help will be appreciated.

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If you still have the broken

If you still have the broken piece, the easiest approach is to super-glue it back together. I had a similar issue, except that it had broken into 4 separate pieces and 3 of them were rather small. Super gluing worked perfectly.

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Another trick with superglue

If you sprinkle bicarb (Baking soda) on it, it sets hard almost instantly and the bicarb forms a very hard surface that you can sand or file down to shape. 

It can be used to fill cracks or even build up entirely new structures. May be useful in this case if there's any fragments missing.

 

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 CheshireNoir wrote:If you

 

CheshireNoir wrote:

If you sprinkle bicarb (Baking soda) on it, it sets hard almost instantly and the bicarb forms a very hard surface that you can sand or file down to shape. 

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True. And if you add powdered graphite from a pencil to the baking soda, it becomes even harder. Also you can use a polypropylene surface  (like a Tupperware lid) to form perfectly smooth sides, since instant glue doesn't bond to it.

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