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post #11 of 24
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Filco's keycaps will shine but you will never loose those letters.
Is there one that will not shine or at least close to it?
post #12 of 24
Metal keys.

A bit hardcore. Taobao has them.


Frankly the OCN/Ducky PBT Engraved set is the best deal if you know your way around the keyboard (but aren't too proud to cheat sometimes like me).
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I want an engraved set
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post #14 of 24
Dye sublimated PBT. More shine resistant than ABS double shots. However, not available on any current day keyboards except for the Unicomps.
post #15 of 24
Topres have them, they get shiny though.

IBM ones will get shiny too, but it's very rare to see the lettering wear, although I have seen it happen.
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post #16 of 24
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So essentially they will all shine at some point. I would probably replace caps at that point. So if I dont have a topre then what kind of caps are best for cherry mx? Double shot, laser etched? Is there a pecking order or some hiearchy of caps?
post #17 of 24
well double shots the letters dont fade or dissapear
pbt feels nice
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post #18 of 24
i like my das keycaps pretty good feeling :X
post #19 of 24
non black dye sub keycaps are my favorite. great feel and texture, very durable, and wont shine.
    
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Filco's keycaps will shine but you will never loose those letters.
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