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New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #1 Posted by Ken Shaw on 2 Jan 2007, 12:30 p.m.

Apologies in advance to those who dislike eBay related postings here.

However, I think this will be of interest to many. The buyer of this calculator may or may not be aware of what they really purchased, but the seller certainly goofed badly.

New look for HP-11C?

      
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #2 Posted by Les Wright on 2 Jan 2007, 12:44 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Ken Shaw

Wow!

Must've been a goof at the factory? Maybe the wrong emblem was affixed later?

I don't feel so bad for the seller--$272 is a pretty good 15C price, just a little less than I paid for my pristine exemplar. Judging from the high closing bid I am pretty sure the buyer new what (s)he was actually getting.

Les

            
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #3 Posted by Ken Shaw on 2 Jan 2007, 2:31 p.m.,
in response to message #2 by Les Wright

That's a good point about the price. Probably most bidders weren't fooled by the logo. My guess is that with the intense resale market for these machines, there's a lot of refurbishment going on, and this one's just a silly mistake.

      
How to make a logo for the voyager series?
Message #4 Posted by jbssm on 2 Jan 2007, 12:48 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Ken Shaw

Eheheh,

but, the 15C goes for higher price than the 11C ... and it's more powerful.

So I think the seller doesn't know what he is selling as well.

It's just a matter of exchanging the HP logo on the top corner.
Speaking of this, I've been wanting to ask for some time; Do you know anybody that makes this logos? Or at least a good idea on how to do them? I have an 15C with a weared logo and it would be nice to replace it.

            
Re: How to make a logo for the voyager series?
Message #5 Posted by Les Wright on 2 Jan 2007, 12:55 p.m.,
in response to message #4 by jbssm

Quote:
Speaking of this, I've been wanting to ask for some time; Do you know anybody that makes this logos? Or at least a good idea on how to do them? I have an 15C with a weared logo and it would be nice to replace it.

I have the same question--on my well-worn 11C, the silver paint or whatever it is has almost completely worn off the emblem. Being able to convincingly "re-silver" the emblem would really brighten up the look. The calc has been around the block, and I look for any reasonable opportunity to give it a facelift.

Les

                  
Re: How to make a logo for the voyager series?
Message #6 Posted by Charles on 2 Jan 2007, 1:28 p.m.,
in response to message #5 by Les Wright

Provided you had a master, it should be reasonably easy to make a mould in plasticine and cast it with resin then paint. I've had a brief look at adapting a 12C logo but not taken it any further.

      
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #7 Posted by Randy on 2 Jan 2007, 12:58 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Ken Shaw

Maybe it has the wrong keyboard surround and the 11C badge is correct...

            
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #8 Posted by Massimo Gnerucci (Italy) on 2 Jan 2007, 1:05 p.m.,
in response to message #7 by Randy

Quote:
Maybe it has the wrong keyboard surround and the 11C badge is correct...

No, the rear label is consistent with a 15C...

Massimo

      
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #9 Posted by Mr Angry on 2 Jan 2007, 1:44 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Ken Shaw

Quote:
Apologies in advance to those who dislike eBay related postings here.

However, I think this will be of interest to many. The buyer of this calculator may or may not be aware of what they really purchased, but the seller certainly goofed badly.

New look for HP-11C?


WE DON'T CARE. TAKE IT SOMEWHERE ELSE. Jeez. You know you could have at least put 'ebay post' in your title. That way I wouldn't have wasted *my* time in looking. Please learn to be more considerate in the future.

            
Re: New and exciting version of the HP-11C
Message #10 Posted by Massimo Gnerucci (Italy) on 2 Jan 2007, 1:49 p.m.,
in response to message #9 by Mr Angry

C'mon Mr Angry,
this, at least, is about a sort of variant Voyager... not about the auction in itself.

Greetings,
Massimo

Edited: 2 Jan 2007, 1:50 p.m.

            
Don't be angry, be happy!
Message #11 Posted by Mr Happy on 2 Jan 2007, 2:03 p.m.,
in response to message #9 by Mr Angry

Frankly, I find the post interesting. I also find the ebay talk entertaining.

Who are you to tell us what can post so long as it is within forum rules?

                  
Re: Don't be angry, be happy!
Message #12 Posted by Mr slightly-less-angry on 2 Jan 2007, 2:51 p.m.,
in response to message #11 by Mr Happy

Quote:
Frankly, I find the post interesting. I also find the ebay talk entertaining.

Oh well, as long as *you* are entertained...

Quote:
Who are you to tell us what can post so long as it is within forum rules?

Who am I? Ever heard of free speech? If I'm angry I'm within my rights to express myself.

Who are *you* to criticise me?

Pot, kettle, black, eh?

                        
Re: Don't be angry, be happy!
Message #13 Posted by I am... on 2 Jan 2007, 2:58 p.m.,
in response to message #12 by Mr slightly-less-angry

Mr Incredible!

|8^)

Edited: 2 Jan 2007, 2:59 p.m.

                        
Re: Don't be angry, be happy!
Message #14 Posted by Mr Happy on 2 Jan 2007, 3:48 p.m.,
in response to message #12 by Mr slightly-less-angry

Touche!


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