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Wow... those are looking really great. I got the Quickfire Storm two weeks ago and I was thinking about selling it because I was having some financial issues. Thankfully I was able to solve the problem and so I get to keep it. Very tempted to get a new keyset even though I probably shouldn't be spending even more money on a keyboard!

Which makes me wonder, can anyone quickly tell me if new keycaps make any type of difference over the stock keycaps? $40 seems like a steep price to pay for what seems like a purely aesthetic upgrade. I'm particularly eyeing the PBT keys HWI got from Qtan:

http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/pbt-key-caps/104-pbt-gold-black-side-printe/lid=18974431
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jpm804;15417992 
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I was wondering how white keycaps would look on it, looks good.
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Originally Posted by fstop;15418074 
Which makes me wonder, can anyone quickly tell me if new keycaps make any type of difference over the stock keycaps? $40 seems like a steep price to pay for what seems like a purely aesthetic upgrade. I'm particularly eyeing the PBT keys HWI got from Qtan:

http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/pbt-key-caps/104-pbt-gold-black-side-printe/lid=18974431
You won't have to worry about letter fading/wear or keycap shine and PBT has more texture than the ABS keycaps(some people prefer the extra texture, some don't).
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post #83 of 1084
the white keycaps looks amazing!

give ISO layout!
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Just got done putting o-rings on my keycaps, figured I'd take a picture of the beautiful red plate and share it.
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post #85 of 1084
I've been extremely happy with mine since it came 2 days ago. I'm happy I went with the reds and I actually really enjoy typing on them. Mind you I haven't used any other switches but this is exactly what I wanted from a mech keyboard.

My only complain is that my backspace key is squeaky but there seem to be ways to take care of that.
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post #86 of 1084
Try putting some grease on the stabilizer.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HWI;15392331 
Yes it is. All the ones with the red switch come with a red pcb and black rubber coated casing.
Great, thanks biggrin.gif
I'm gonna order one right now !

EDIT : Order placed.
Edited by Nom - 10/23/11 at 4:05pm
post #88 of 1084
Quote:
Originally Posted by HWI;15422783 
Just got done putting o-rings on my keycaps, figured I'd take a picture of the beautiful red plate and share it.

How does it feel with the o-ring mod?
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Honestly didn't change the feel much. However, it did make it quieter(I bottom out pretty much every key stroke lol).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HWI;15425779 
Honestly didn't change the feel much. However, it did make it quieter(I bottom out pretty much every key stroke lol).



Thanks for the info....I might have to give it a try since I am the same and bottom out most of the time.
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