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where can you get some replacement cherry keycaps?
Edited by godofdeath - 8/1/10 at 3:58pm
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post #5572 of 14564
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Originally Posted by Admiral Mudkipz View Post
Well I asked Marin how hard it was to double tap when playing Scout. He said that it was too easy...but then again, that's his opinion.

This YouTube- Majestouch Tenkeyless n-key rollover still continues to impress me on how well blue cherries are. Start watching at 0:40.
The user has his fingers completely hovering above each key, its not hard to get multiple presses on Cherry Blues as long as you are completely releasing the key before another press.

Anyways, Ergogeek got back to me today about their iOne XArmor U9BL. 149.99, here's the YouTube vid.

http://www.ergogeek.com/xarmor-u9bl-...-keyboard.html
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post #5573 of 14564
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where can you get some replacement cherry keycaps?
www.geekhack.org check their wiki or for sale section
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Admiral Mudkipz:

If you are an extremely competitive/professional/serious gamer, then there is a chance that you may have a problem with the Cherry MX Blues for double-tapping (especially if you have worked hard on your double-tapping technique and generally have a pretty polished gaming technique). But if you're more or less a casual gamer, then you may have absolutely no problems whatsoever; there may not even be that much of an "adjustment period" for you either. I mean, you may just find yourself taking to your new keyboard for gaming like a fish takes to water.

Now, I don't play any games that require double-tapping, so I love playing games on my keyboard (which has the Cherry MX Blues). I have absolutely zero problems when playing games; it's certainly superior to playing my games on either the Lycosa or the G15 - I had both and they absolutely pale in comparison.

In other words: try to stop worrying. After all, it's not accomplishing anything except for causing you to have unpleasant feelings/emotions.
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Admiral Mudkipz:

If you are an extremely competitive/professional/serious gamer, then there is a chance that you may have a problem with the Cherry MX Blues for double-tapping (especially if you have worked hard on your double-tapping technique and generally have a pretty polished gaming technique). But if you're more or less a casual gamer, then you may have absolutely no problems whatsoever; there may not even be that much of an "adjustment period" for you either. I mean, you may just find yourself taking to your new keyboard for gaming like a fish takes to water.

Now, I don't play any games that require double-tapping, so I love playing games on my keyboard (which has the Cherry MX Blues). I have absolutely zero problems when playing games; it's certainly superior to playing my games on either the Lycosa or the G15 - I had both and they absolutely pale in comparison.

In other words: try to stop worrying. After all, it's not accomplishing anything except for causing you to have unpleasant feelings/emotions.
True. I shall wait until the arrival of my keyboard...we'll see from there.
post #5576 of 14564
I'd say just from my trial of blues and use of a rubber-dome board for so long: Blues are not an issue.

I know this is the same for alot of gamers. But when we double tap on a key we wait for it to come all the way back up and actually pull the finger off the key as soon as we bottom out the first time and then slam down again.

So I don't see the blues being that much of an issue in that regard.

My buddy games on his blues (He's a Programmer so he got them for his typing pleasure mostly.) And he can't be happier. ANd the only time he's ever had an issue is the same time I do:
IE; we both double tap to fast at times or by accident and over-shoot our goal. (Like in Unreal Tournaments side dodges.)
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Yeah, when the WD40 breaks down it will lose its lubrication and you'll have to relubricate, and eventually you'll get buildup. Don't use WD40, use a lubricant actually intended for lubrication.
Thanks for the tip, got some silicon spray, it will hopefully do.
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This YouTube- Majestouch Tenkeyless n-key rollover still continues to impress me on how well blue cherries are. Start watching at 0:40.
Link to 40s then.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XakIyvextO8#t=0m40s
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You must understand that 90% of people who use youtube don't know how to do that. I never knew how to do that either, but from looking at the url it's now obvious.
    
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Hey guys I'm in the look out for a Siig minitouch. I know there is a geekhack keyboard but I was hoping to find something more affordable. I have an eye on eBay,
But if you have any other sources please let me know.
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