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/Any/ white, blank, mechanical 101 with rgb caps?

Shay
Unicomp is out of RGB (C-A-S) caps and probably (guessing) won't have any for months. I'd love to get an American made Unicomp keyboard, but I'll buy something else if I can get that look immediately.…

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Quickfire/Noppoo - Help me pick one before I get a tumor!

Moecat
So I've done this a few times. I get all the way to checkout and then I...chicken out! (get it?) I live in the UK so with shipping and availability keyboards here are absurdly overpriced. I've…

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40 minutes to show-start :)

Peter
This will be fun to watch : http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lot-of-4-Cherr…

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BBC Micro keyboard - Viglen

dirge
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BBC-Micro-co… I've too much on myself but thought this may be a tempting teensy mod for someone.

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Dolch PAC486 keycaps

nntnam
Does anyone know whether this keyboard has doubleshots keycaps or not? The color scheme looks a little bit different from PAC6x, which have DS keycaps. I also did some kind of search but still not get…

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McDonnell Douglas: Anyone Know *Anything* About Them?
McDonnell Douglas: Anyone Know *Anything* About Them?

Charlie_Brown_MX
I came across three of these for spares or repairs on eBay a few days ago. One of them was missing some keys, and showed what looked like…

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Noppoo Choc Mini White issues :/ (photos added)

GeorgeStorm
Hey, Recently picked up a Noppoo Choc Mini in white with reds, and it looks awesome, however, the left modifier keys don't work, caps lock, tab, shift, ctrl etc. The light doesn't even come on for…

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Small rust spots on metal plate under keys - Topre, Normal?

Calikitz
Hello everyone. I recently sold a Realforce 91-UDKG to a member. As I was taking the keys off to clean it to get it ready to ship out to him I noticed that tiny rust spots here and there developed…

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Nyan Cat on poker es nono?

MyNameIsFinn
Anyhow, I tried to put on the nyan cat key cap set on my poker and it feels like shit, any suggestions?

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Long-term Storage of Salvaged Switches?

Charlie_Brown_MX
I’ve salvaged the white ALPS from an Apple Extended II keyboard, and I’m about to do the same with one of the McDonnell Douglases I got from eBay. The desoldering part was easy, if a trifle…

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[Wanted] Looking for someone to fix my Filco

ty_moon
The stem on my Filco MJ2 'u' key came off and my efforts have only made things worse. I've never soldered before, and don't have the equipment. I'll look into some local repair shops first, but I'd be…

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Need Switch identification
Need Switch identification

Tarkoon
Hi, today I got a Numpad from Olivetti and found that it uses a mechanical switch, that I never saw before... Could you help me find out more about…

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Wrist Rest sizes

dirge
Does anyone have any advice on the best wrist rest size and shape? I've had a load of wallnut and oak delivered and was wondering what would be a good start?

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Black or White Filco?

Gunther
I'm looking to buy a blue switch Ficlo tenkeyless as my first mechanical keyboard. Do you guys suggest i get a white or black model? I suppose it all comes down to personal preference...part of me…

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KBtalKing Backit/Illuminated Keyboard w/Anime Girl Design
KBtalKing Backit/Illuminated Keyboard w/Anime Girl Design

kbfreak
I was given one of these keyboards from a my friend when I went to Taiwan last month. I think it's pretty unique of a keyboard so I thought I'd show…

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Teensy Ideas

mrog
Hi guys, I don't even have a keyboard to mod yet, and i'm already thinking of mods. Unfortunately I only have basic electronics skills, but I do like to think that I have some reasonable ability…

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weird Chicony 5170 with metal cased switches
weird Chicony 5170 with metal cased switches

mhinsch
This has turned up in a curiosity ebay buy. Chicony 5170 with (terribly yellowed) thick doubleshots. The weirdest thing is the switches, though. Any…

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Cherry MX with diodes in them?

huttala
Hi! I bet ppl has allready asked this, but I can't fint it anywhere so I guess I'll repost it. I got an board with clears, that I modded to ergoclears, and I love the switches, but hate…

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Apple Extended Keyboard: Was the First Model Released in EU?

Charlie_Brown_MX
Did they ever release the original Apple Extended Keyboard in the EU, or was it US-only? I’ve never seen one of the originals on eBay…

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Any red/white Cherry MX-compatible F keys?
Any red/white Cherry MX-compatible F keys?

nathanscribe
Just wondering, have there been any MX-fit F-keys (ie, function row, not letter F) in red with white text? Like this: …

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I want Bluetooth Filco or Archiss/Leopold

neo
My ideal keyboard would support both Bluetooth wireless connection and detachable cable USB/PS2 connection (charging batteries while connected with USB/PS2 cable). This would give us the…

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KBtalking RACE - ISO layouts coming?

t00t
Hi - new here, but wanted to share a bit of information I've found on my 'journey' towards getting my first mech board. As a long time user of the UK layout, I contacted Vortex Keyboard (designers…

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Where to get laser printed/engraved PBT KBC Poker keycaps?

mSSM
Subject says it all: I would like to get myself some laser engraved PBT keycaps for my KBC Poker, similar to these two: http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?title……

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Toshiba RT2258TWUK: Interesting Rubber Dome
Toshiba RT2258TWUK: Interesting Rubber Dome

Charlie_Brown_MX
I came across this stuffed in a box when I was visiting my parents this weekend. In the name of keyboard science, I felt obliged to test its key…

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[Request] A short video of keycool 87 in action

tobo
I'm considering buying a white keycool 87 blue mx since the white noppoo is out of stock for three months and there isn't any other reasonable alternative. Qtan sells one for $87 (~€69) including…

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Is it possible to switch ALPs with Cherry switches?

huttala
I've been doing some desoldering on my ducky 1087XM board and replaced the green alps on it with cream alps from an AEK II. And to be honest I hate the AEK II switches, they are heavy as hell to…

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Searching for that elusive special keyboard!

lieiti
Hey everyone, new here and wondering if you know of any existing options in the marketplace that match: 1. MX Brown switches 2. Illuminated backlit keys (blue preferably) 3. USB connectivity 4. Mac…

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apple juice split in Cherry MX blue

D3sk938
Hello, I've got a DasKeyboard ultimate. Unfortunately, some apple juice fall on the number 6 of my keyboard (number pad). Now, if I press on the number 6 is not clicking anymore. It's working, but…

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Does this Cherry KB have Cherry MX Switches?
Does this Cherry KB have Cherry MX Switches?

GS88
Hello, Does anyone know if this Keyboard have Cherry MX Switches? http://i40.tinypic.com/2vn… It looks a bit like this one …

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Another keyboard with Marquardt switches?!
Another keyboard with Marquardt switches?!

HaaTa
This is on ebay atm. Too expensive for my tastes, but I discovered something interesting about it... Ebay LotImg18148.jpg …

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Searching for DS

Acanthophis
Hey! I wonder if someone could help me out here. I am looking for white/grey alphanumeric Cherry Double Shots. Does the "Cherry G81-3000 HAD" have them? Or maybe someone could name me…

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Apple M2454 & Introduction
Apple M2454 & Introduction

Reddog9287
Hello guys, first I'd like to say that I've found this forum quite interesting so I've decided to join. This is my first post as a member. :D I…

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Anyone got a beam spring switch or an F hammer to sacrifice?

bhtooefr
I'm wondering what material IBM used for the beam spring flyplates, or alternately for the Model F hammers. Anyone got one to sacrifice, or otherwise know the material? The patent says it's a high…

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Ideas for simple flat G80-3000 case?

symphonic
I enjoy typing on my Cherry G80-3000 with browns, but I really miss the flatness of my old Logitech Illuminated. That is a pleasant keyboard to type on because of how comfortably your hands rest. I…

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Keyswitch test rig from Marquette University

bhtooefr
Looking something up, I stumbled on this article: http://www.eng.mu.edu/nagurka/NagurkaM… Looks like it's quite capable - I'd actually like to see the results of sticking a plate spring or…

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