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I have 93% isopropyl. Anything higher requires a license in Denmark to acquire legally...

I'll try a tub of water, probably with some isopropyl added. I'm a bit cautious about degreasing the switches too much...
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Tub of 99% Alchohol. Hydrogen Peroxide. A sprinkle of Oxyclean....

And......a Anti-Terrorist SWAT team will be bursting through your door.....
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I'd almost pay....to see that happen.

WASD Keyboard announced that their Semi-Custom Keyboard v1 is now available for $120 with plenty of customization options.
Edited by Tator Tot - 8/6/11 at 10:38am
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I looked at the link for WASD. Seems like they put that page up too fast. I have a hard time seeing any pictures with the different layouts and then there is this:

"This modification is preferred by typers who usually do not bottom out their key strokes. The dampeners will cut away extra noise and shock from bottoming out."

If I don't bottom out why do I need a device to soften bottom out noise?
 
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I looked at the link for WASD. Seems like they put that page up too fast. I have a hard time seeing any pictures with the different layouts and then there is this:

"This modification is preferred by typers who usually do not bottom out their key strokes. The dampeners will cut away extra noise and shock from bottoming out."

If I don't bottom out why do I need a device to soften bottom out noise?
You didn't check the images then.

It also doesn't require you to buy the dampeners? So why are you complaining?

Many typers bottom out so it makes the sound softer and you get a more cushioned impact.
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Oy Vey. I did not see that image. It looks like an empty box on my monitor. Ops.

I was just pointing out that it would make more sense if it said NOT for typers who don't need at as they don't bottom out, but its great for all the rest of us hammer and peckers.
 
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Oy Vey. I did not see that image. It looks like an empty box on my monitor. Ops.

I was just pointing out that it would make more sense if it said NOT for typers who don't need at as they don't bottom out, but its great for all the rest of us hammer and peckers.
General typists are more used to domes & switches by now; and thus used to bottoming out. For that matter; even those on mech's are generally concerned with GWAM and not proper technique.
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Before I read this article I knew nothing about mechanicals. Afterwards, I was informed enough to make a purchase! Thanks You!!
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Before I read this article I knew nothing about mechanicals. Afterwards, I was informed enough to make a purchase! Thanks You!!
I'm glad it helped
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How good are WASD keyboards?

I want a mechanical keyboard, and I think I want one with Cherry MX Brown switches. I'll be using it to game, and do school work (mostly programming, a little actual writing).

I like the customization aspect of they Semi-Custom board, but I haven't seen much on WASD keyboards on here. I was also considering getting a Filco, or maybe a Ducky (the Shine is so tempting, unless it's super expensive).

Edit: I just read the First Impressions you wrote for the WASD, and it seems like it might be a good choice. I haven't taken a look at how customizable it is, but I'll do that once I get home. Been wasting enough time at work already .
Edited by JBVsev - 8/9/11 at 11:55am
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