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I recently purchased a Rosewill mechanical keyboard, does anyone know if aluminal/metal in general keys are sold?
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http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?25590-Group-Buy-Metal
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Hopefully if that group buy is successful they will start offering full sets. Likely to be well over 200$ though.
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Hopefully if that group buy is successful they will start offering full sets. Likely to be well over 200$ though.

Yikes.
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post #5 of 14
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Back to the present:
Do you think there would be much demand for a US made version of those? For some reason, scraping by a living milling keyboard caps out of aluminum seems appealing...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lin2dev View Post

Back to the present:
Do you think there would be much demand for a US made version of those? For some reason, scraping by a living milling keyboard caps out of aluminum seems appealing...
Only if you could make them easy to order - like through a website, not by group buys on forums - and drop that price to something that doesn't exceed the cost of the keyboard the caps are going on.
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post #7 of 14
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If I did do something like that, I'd probably do it through OCN, maybe the artisian program or something, I haven't read the fine print on that though... Generally mech keyboards are $150-250, correct?
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Edit: Fail reading is fail....
Edited by lin2dev - 1/29/12 at 8:34am
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