Originally Posted by turbocharged
I have done the bottom out tests with nickels and I don't trust the results because of stiction in the key switch. I have found that if you already have 80g on a black key switch and you add one more nickel sometimes it won't move...but if you touch the top of the coin with your finger it goes down to bottom out. Then when you take that extra nickel off from being bottomed out, the it stays depressed in the same position and doesn't rebound at all.
I tend to believe manufacturer force graphs over nickel tests.
And yes, we are getting way off topic for the Shine info thread. Like I said...I like the clear switches and if they make a Shine with clears, I will seriously consider it.
True the tactile point adds too much fuzziness on the spring measurement.
BTW as Ripster is all about absolute measures, i like a lot the relatives ones
And this is what happen pushing a black spring v.s. a clear one, hardly the difference is 40g