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I hear a lot about different kinds of key caps. If I were to buy a Filco or similar board what kind of keys should I be looking at and where is best to buy them at? Thanks.
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Completely dependent on your typing style and needs.
    
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All Filco keycaps are the same.
In the U.S. the best place is from amazon, it's from a store in the UK but fulfilled by amazon so the shipping is a lot less.
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Quote:
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All Filco keycaps are the same.
In the U.S. the best place is from amazon, it's from a store in the UK but fulfilled by amazon so the shipping is a lot less.
I think he means the different types of switches. (blue, black, brown etc)

    
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I find that a vintage style house key, with a slight modern touch is best...



Oh those keys! Ha okay. Are you talking about keys like the (double shot injected ones) or switches?
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Brown or blue depending on if you double tap in game a lot.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Scrappy View Post
All Filco keycaps are the same.
In the U.S. the best place is from amazon, it's from a store in the UK but fulfilled by amazon so the shipping is a lot less.
keycaps

amazon has mechanical keyboards
newegg as well
forsale here does too as well as geekhack and also ebay
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I find that a vintage style house key, with a slight modern touch is best...



Oh those keys! Ha okay. Are you talking about keys like the (double shot injected ones) or switches?
I am talking about key caps... should have clarified.... one of those moments I suppose.... cherry mx seem to be the best kind of bang for buck switch types unless you are a big topre fan.
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Topre's key caps are awesome, but not available for Cherry MX switches as far as I know.
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Filco's keycaps will shine but you will never loose those letters.
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