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Hi, I'm looking to buy new blank key caps for my Leopold, but I'm not sure which type of key cap is best.

What are double shots, KBC, ABS, PBT, etc.? I tried googling but didn't find much.

Also, where's a good place to buy keycaps for cheap?
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The OCN Mechanical keyboard guide has some of my worst pictures but a pretty good description.

Better pics here.
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Thanks, so does anyone know what type of material the Leopolds use for their keycaps and also the heights?
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That's here.
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Lol thanks again. So the keys are similar to filcos. I wish sellers would specify dimensions
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