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post #31 of 89
Double shot is without a doubt king but tough to find and from the sound of it signature plastics aren't that nice
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Your whatpulse disagrees with you, showing only 15-25k keys per day.

Have you stopped using whatpulse?
No, I'm just not always on a Whatpulse computer and I've lost a number of key strokes due to the servers being down for a few days.

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Double shot is without a doubt king but tough to find and from the sound of it signature plastics aren't that nice
Signatture Plastics did the original OCN Flame keycap, but they're not really suitable for your main QWERTY keyset as they are thin.
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post #33 of 89
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No, I'm just not always on a Whatpulse computer and I've lost a number of key strokes due to the servers being down for a few days.
I counted all your keystrokes. 1.5 million divided by 3 months (90 days, tb precise). This is a generous calculation, producing a higher keys per day result than the actual number, and it's still only 16.6k per day or so.
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I counted all your keystrokes. 1.5 million divided by 3 months (90 days, tb precise). This is a generous calculation, producing a higher keys per day result than the actual number, and it's still only 16.6k per day or so.
Like I said, I've lost a lot of key strokes due to not being on whatpulse.

If you notice (not sure if the history goes back far enough) but I didn't pulse all of April.
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post #35 of 89
2 Weeks before staining on a key is pretty normal.

See more in the Lasered Versus Pad Printed & Coating abrasion and chemical tests here.

For the tl;dr crowd (especially Scrappy) scroll to the bottom for plenty of links to pics of stained laser keys.
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post #36 of 89
I'm a fan of the laser etching not the filling, I want to get those black on black keycaps so the lettering isn't very visible. And lol that pic of the Filco keycap where the entire keycap is lower than the pad printed letter.
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post #37 of 89
Some of Cherry's low-end rubber dome keyboards, like the G83-6104 seem to have laser engraved keys with Cherry's magic infill recipe. I have one that I used for a while, and then hooked up to my Mam's computer, and it looks just fine, with no obvious signs of key wear or legend fading. Not bad for a keyboard that cost about 10-20% of what a Ducky does.
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post #38 of 89
If I paid that much for a keyboard and it wore out that quickly I would be pretty mad
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2 weeks for the keys to start wearing is ridiculous on any keyboard. The WASD keys on my Saitek Eclispe II are still perfect after over a year of daily use.
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Keep in mind tator probably puts 1mil keystrokes into the majority of his keys every day
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