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Seconded. That looks nearly perfect. Thanks for the info, Christine. Kip, I may indeed solicit your import/export services. Sadly, maybe not on that particular board since after all is done it winds up being as much as a Realforce.
I got the currency wrong on the keyboards because the .tw Taiwan site currency was Yuan not TwD. my apologies.

Cherry G80-3494LYCUS-2 with Cherry MX Red switches is $135. the more I read about it the more I want one. I bet people would bid to the death for it on eBay.

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 3/29/10 at 11:56am
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I got the currency wrong on the keyboards because the .tw Taiwan site currency was Yuan not TwD. my apologies.

Cherry G80-3494LYCUS-2 with Cherry MX Red switches is $135. the more I read about it the more I want one. I bet people would bid to the death for it on eBay.

Christine
I love you and hate you for posting about that KB. Looks so beautiful, I would love to have one of those with Brown or Red switches. Dammit, was saving up for a SSD setup :[.
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I love you and hate you for posting about that KB. Looks so beautiful, I would love to have one of those with Brown or Red switches. Dammit, was saving up for a SSD setup :[.
if your interested in the keycaps you can buy a Cherry G80 set of POM Blanks for $29 USD at inpad.com.tw but not all will be compatible with Filco. there is a TG3 82 model on eBay for $49 I think and one that sold for $36 a couple weeks ago they have PBT Double Shot & Sublimated keycaps that are compatible with Cherry G80 which means they are compatible with Filco. I mention this because of your interest in keycaps on geekhack.

again I apologize.

I still think the Cherry G80-3494LYCUS-2 is worth it. with shipping the price is between a Deck Legend and a Topre. you can probably count on your fingers how many people in America have Cherry MX Red switches so it's a bit of a collectors item. I think the Cherry MX Red switches would be great for typing and gaming, poor man's Topre's plus the POM keycaps which are rare.

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 3/29/10 at 12:52pm
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if your interested in the keycaps you can buy a Cherry G80 set of POM Blanks for $29 USD at inpad.com.tw but not all will be compatible with Filco. there is a TG3 82 model on eBay for $49 I think and one that sold for $36 a couple weeks ago they have PBT Double Shot & Sublimated keycaps that are compatible with Cherry G80 which means they are compatible with Filco. I mention this because of your interest in keycaps on geekhack.

again I apologize.

I still think the Cherry G80-3494LYCUS-2 is worth it. with shipping the price is between a Deck Legend and a Topre. you can probably count on your fingers how many people in America have Cherry MX Red switches so it's a bit of a collectors item. I think the Cherry MX Red switches would be great for typing and gaming, poor man's Topre's plus the POM keycaps which are rare.

Christine
Yeah, thanks for all the help with replacing the Filco stock Key Caps. You've actually linked me to that site on OCN. Do you know if they accept American payments or ship internationally? The site was all in Chinese -.-.

So tempted to buy that Cherry. With NKRO, Reds, Nice Key Caps, good size/layout.

Quick question, do you know how to remove the Backspace, and Shift caps on the Filco? I tried using the Key puller I bought with the WASD keys but they seem to be bound to something.
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Yeah, thanks for all the help with replacing the Filco stock Key Caps. You've actually linked me to that site on OCN. Do you know if they accept American payments or ship internationally? The site was all in Chinese -.-.

So tempted to buy that Cherry. With NKRO, Reds, Nice Key Caps, good size/layout.

Quick question, do you know how to remove the Backspace, and Shift caps on the Filco? I tried using the Key puller I bought with the WASD keys but they seem to be bound to something.
They're bound to the stabilizer bar. After lifting it up enough so that it's loose, tilt the key upward and that'll pry it off.
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Yeah, thanks for all the help with replacing the Filco stock Key Caps. You've actually linked me to that site on OCN. Do you know if they accept American payments or ship internationally? The site was all in Chinese -.-.

So tempted to buy that Cherry. With NKRO, Reds, Nice Key Caps, good size/layout.

Quick question, do you know how to remove the Backspace, and Shift caps on the Filco? I tried using the Key puller I bought with the WASD keys but they seem to be bound to something.
you want to talk to Kip69 to work out the details, he lives in Taiwan and is willing to ship to North America provided you buy him a Dr. Pepper. I strongly advise doing a transaction with someone who lives there that speaks the language like Kip to help you, who knows if some of the online retailers even ship overseas but Kip can.

I did?

it's called a stabilizer bar. the name is self explanatory, it's for larger keycaps.

instructions how to remove larger keys with a stabilizer are here. Manyak might want to copy these into the guide so he doesn't have to keep repeating himself.

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 3/29/10 at 4:16pm
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They're bound to the stabilizer bar. After lifting it up enough so that it's loose, tilt the key upward and that'll pry it off.
You mean tilt the Key " ^ " in that direction once it's loose? Dammit, I wish there was a vid or pics for this process. I don't want to eff this up :x.
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As in, if the keyboard is in front of you as if you were typing on it, tilt the key away from you.
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Hey this may be beyond this thread but I'll ask anyway...Does anyone know how to show/hide desktop icons in windows using auto hotkey? (only other way I know is right click desktop>view>show desktop icons)

Just thought I'd ask before trawling the web for an answer.
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Hey this may be beyond this thread but I'll ask anyway...Does anyone know how to show/hide desktop icons in windows using auto hotkey? (only other way I know is right click desktop>view>show desktop icons)

Just thought I'd ask before trawling the web for an answer.
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=1



Or http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/?sid...1ce8a2920d121b
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