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I have had a Leopold Tenkeyless for about 2 months and love the feel of the MX Black keys. I am looking for a set of blank keys that will be more durable. These have some of the lettering fading on w a s d c ctrl, anyone have suggestions for a nice durable set of keys for this? Again, I want blank keycaps, I never look at the keys. thumb.gif I also am looking for rubber rings to stop the key from impacting the bottom of the stroke since it is not needed.
 
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WASD has ABS black keys, they also have o-rings. wasdkeyboards.com
You can also get some white side printed PBT from qtan's store. Theyre much nicer quality and will last longer without shining:
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/pbt-key-caps/104-pbt-white-side-printed-key/lid=19686618
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http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/pbt-key-caps/104-pbt-black-engraved-key-cap/lid=18974433

These look pretty good, I hate how my keys are already shiny. thumb.gif I may end up buying these soon. What do you think?
 
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From what I've researched

PBT > Not as strong
PBT > Doesn't wear as fast
ABS > Strong
ABS > Wears much faster

I'm planning to get a set of white keycaps for my Blackwidow biggrin.gif I've owned it like two months and the letters are already staining and getting shiny.
Edited by General Crumples - 3/6/12 at 10:37pm
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post #5 of 7
I think PBT are the way to go. Just a real nice feel.
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The PBT caps are nice, but I believe that the spacebar will not fit on a leopold. Everything else is fine.
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The irony of course is that MOST people wear out the spacebar first.

That dang Carl Matsu!
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