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I've had my Noppoo Choc Mini for about a month now and I am absolutely loving the small footprint and the function keys that are aligned with the number keys.

My only beef with it is the keycaps. They are already starting to wear on WASD as well as the 1-5 number keys and some of the keycaps are wobbly and can be tilted slightly. I am looking for some high quality keycaps to at least replace all the letter, number, and function keys. Maybe even get a blank set.
 
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They're going to wobble. You cant really do much because the space in between the housing and the switch has to have room to move. Id assume for keystrokes at different angles of typing and manufacturing of mass produced little pieces of plastic. The issue you are going to run into with the choc mini is the right shift and the space bar if i remember correctly. Other than that you can get decent quality keycaps from wasdkeyboards that are abs or look on ebay and geekhack for pbts. I hate typing on phones.
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You'll probably want PBT as they have much better durability vs abs caps. Not sure if anyone sells PBT sets for noppoo choc minis unless you buy it like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/White-Noppoo-Choc-Mini-84-Cherry-MX-RED-Switches-PBT-Key-Cap-USB-NKRO-Keyboard-/330815779628?pt=UK_Computing_ComputerComponents_KeyboardsMice&hash=item4d0628332c

Check out feng's online ebay store though:
http://www.ebay.com/sch/geek_feng/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

He has a variety of PBT keycaps and a TKL set should fill your choc mini. qtan also has some, but he ships from china
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my right shift is completely wobbly, is this normal?
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my right shift is completely wobbly, is this normal?

Mine is too, it will even sit tilted if pressed on the edge hard enough (not hard, just all the way down).

My Xarmor UB9L doesn't have the same problems.
 
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My only beef with it is the keycaps. They are already starting to wear on WASD as well as the 1-5 number keys and some of the keycaps are wobbly and can be tilted slightly.

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