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Is there such a thing that i can buy to cover up the blackwidow?
The problem here is that i have a little sister that loves to play on my computer. And when i say play it really means eating/drinking/spilling on my keyboard/mouse. So im thinking of getting a blackwidow but don't want it to look like garbage a month later. Does anyone know where i can buy something to cover it up but still make it look nice?
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post #2 of 5
You could keep the plastic that comes in the box and just put it on top, but I'm not sure if you're asking for a cover that lets you still use it?
     
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post #3 of 5
Get rid of the little sister. Problem solved.
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post #4 of 5
I was just looking around on EliteKeyboards and saw these "keyboard roofs":

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,roofs&pid=rfek

They're not the cheapest things in the world though and it wouldn't protect the keyboard while in use. You could always buy a set of blank keycaps to discourage her tongue.gif

Edit: Just found these custom soft covers, might be worth a look:

http://www.fentek-ind.com/kbprtect.htm
Edited by burwij - 2/18/12 at 1:47am
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post #5 of 5
Go to lowes and buy some of the acrylic sheet plastic (in the glass cutting area) lay the box that comes with your keyboard onto the plastic (as a template) score it with an exacto-knife (carpet cutting knife) then measure the height and cut 4 sides. Glue/epoxy those onto the larger piece, and congrats you've just made your own keyboard roof for like 10 bucks (assuming you have a knife to use) thumb.gif


One more thing. Research before you buy a mechanical. Don't buy a Black Widow please. If you're really after back light go to tankguys and get a ducky shine. The quality of the Black Widow's is on a laughable level. I myself returned two of them before I gave up and went with Das. The Ducky I mentioned comes with a felt sleeve that you could put the keyboard in. It wouldn't prevent spills, but it would help with dust/crubs/etc. Just throwing that out there.
Edited by Awful - 2/18/12 at 7:17am
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