From: STeve Andre' (andres_at_msu.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 29 2000 - 12:19:47 EST
Thanks for reposting that, Randy.
One question however: are these really as good as the IBM ones? Has he ever
told you where he gets them? Its kinda stupid of me to be hesitant about
>from him given how cheap they are. So are they as good as the IBM ones?
Thanks, STeve Andre'
At 07:44 AM 3/29/00 -0800, Randal Whittle wrote:
>At 08:16 AM 03/29/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>>There have been many messages about availability of trackpoint caps, but
>>unfortunately I haven't saved them. Now I want to buy some. I'm mostly
>>interested in the cat's tongue red, but also am curious about the eraser
>>type - any opinions? Mostly, though, I'm seeking information on
>>availability at a good price. Many thanks - Jeff plumbush2_at_mediaone.net
> Thanks to another list member (name escapes me) I got hooked into
> this guy and bought a load of caps from him (hopefully I'll never have to
> buy caps again--at least for about 5 years).
> Below is what he had to say--you can contact him at
> (Obviously, the best bang-for-buck is either the smooth rubber
> ones or if you prefer Cat's Tongue--I sure do--then just get Black ones
> and forego all the cutesy colors.)
>I am glad to accommodate you. $1.50 is actually the price I charge repeat
>customers since I don't have to pay eBay fees. Caps come in different
>colors and, believe it or not, have different cost. The reason I mention it
>is that I am selling black caps for $0.75 and green caps for $1.25. Red,
>Blue, Raspberry, and Purple caps are $1.50. Jim B. purchased purple caps of
>which I sold out. I also don't have blue caps in stock at the moment. The
>rest I have. See attached photo. All of the above caps are "Cat's Tongue."
>I also sell red and black smooth-top caps for $0.35. These are the old
>style caps with a smooth rubber surface (picture attached).
>Regardless of the quantity, shipping and handling is $0.75
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