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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by qcktthfm1 View Post

They are the same size, cherry mx stem is a standard size. The picture kinda giving us an illusion.

Though the ID of the o-rings are both 3/16", from the specs I read the Buna 008 50a o-ring has a cross sectional diameter of 1/16" while the WASD 40a o-ring has a slightly larger cross section diameter.

At any rate, did you find that the black and red o-rings performed the same or do you prefer one over the other?

Thanks,
Raptor
post #12 of 18
My main purpose is to reduce key travel distance, I prefer the fast & hard feed back from the 2x 50a black o-rings. When I use 3? The actuate point is like 1mm, which is supa perfect! but keycap comes off lol. I'm still looking for thicker size 50 hardness rolleyes.gif
I use o-ring wrong lol



If the size is right, you can try. I brought some from geekhack groupbuy, from factory or something, they work great too.
Edited by qcktthfm1 - 10/30/12 at 10:30pm
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post #13 of 18
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Thanks a lot for taking the time to post your replies qcktthfm1. I very much appreciate it. I'll order the black 50a o-rings from amazon.

Have a nice week,
Raptor
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You're welcome. Come back & give us feedback after smile.gif
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post #15 of 18
I was like WTH is an O-Ring(Dirty mind takes over) then I saw the replies on this thread. Might consider. Thanks.
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post #16 of 18
I just happened to buy the exact o-rings shown a few days ago and just installed them. And they really do help. Everything is really quiet and feels nice and soft unlike when bottoming out without them. And the thing I like about the o-rings is that the sound when bottoming out the keys is consistent among all of them.
post #17 of 18
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I just happened to buy the exact o-rings shown a few days ago and just installed them. And they really do help. Everything is really quiet and feels nice and soft unlike when bottoming out without them. And the thing I like about the o-rings is that the sound when bottoming out the keys is consistent among all of them.

That's really good to hear! Now I'm even hotter to get those amazon o-rings.

Thanks!
Raptor
post #18 of 18
I ordered some of the Amazon O-rings over the weekend for my SS 6gV2 black. Hoping to quiet it up a bit and shorten key stroke feel.

Will post some photos and comments about them after i install them.
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