[iBook] My ibook G3 800 mhz

James Paul Manley jesus.is.healing.my.cancer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 18:06:27 PST 2007

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That will be a big help.
James Paul Manley
Albuquerque, New Mexico


On Jan 30, 2007, at 3:26 PM, Chris Oinonen Ehren wrote:

> This is a weird question.   I am trying to pin down what model of  
> ibook I have because I have a control/apple key that won't stay on  
> the keyboard.  I suspect some tiny plastic orifice or protuberance  
> has snapped off, and I can't seem to find anyone who sells  
> individual keys, so it looks like I need a new keyboard, but I  
> don't want to order the wrong one.   One of the big identifiers is  
> the "display size", one option being 12.1" the other 14.1".    
> Trouble is, when I take my tape measure to it, even if I measure  
> horizontally and include the frame, not just the display, the most  
> I can get is 11.25.  How can this be?  I don't find any record of  
> 11.1" displays anywhere.   Is this just the sales department  
> exaggerating (again) or do I have some kind of feral half-mac or  
> mutation?
> Other distinguishing features:  It has a translucent case &  
> keyboard and non-metallic audio port (can you tell I've been to I  
> love macs?) and its cd drive is tray loaded.
> I would be very grateful to anyone who can help me with my  
> identification.   Also, is there anyone out there with a defunct  
> keyboard who would be willing to sell me just the command key and  
> the bearing underneath?  Or sell me the whole thing, I don't care  
> if the electronics are fried, all I need are the little plastic  
> bits.  Or is there any chance that someone knows where individual  
> keys can be purchased?
> Thanks for listening to me rant and rave,
> Chris
> oinonenehren at comcast.net
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