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Did anyone on the waiting list for a Nighhawk X8 already get a message on when the airshipment arrives?

Stil waiting for the Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8 to get in stock, which should be around mid October. Heard nothing this far yet.
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I do, yes.
I would get a Filco or a Leopold, but it gets too expensive to ship to my Country.
Yes.
I used 600 grit to sand it down. Took forever, but it was worth it.

can you make a little guide how u get it done? im really interested on painting my grey QFR to white
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How'd you paint yours? I bought mine with the intention of doing that and I'd love to see the process you underwent.
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Gubz did a good job. I approve! thumb.gif
    
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Welp, settled on a Quickfire Pro with blues, should be here Wednesday! Can't wait to try out this thing. biggrin.gif
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can you make a little guide how u get it done? im really interested on painting my grey QFR to white
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How'd you paint yours? I bought mine with the intention of doing that and I'd love to see the process you underwent.

It's pretty simple, really.
First thing I did was to take off the front case, which is done by removing the one screw under the keyboard below the "warranty void if removed" sticker.
The front case is stuck on by 8 small bumpers (sorry, no idea what it's called) which you need to gently push it out off.
I used a very thin knife and pushed it in between the top case and the bottom case and very gently pushed until it popped off.
There's 4 bumpers on the front and 4 on the back which you need to pop it out off (very gently, you do not want to break those):

You can see some scrape marks from the knife, not a big deal because you don't see that part when the top case is on.
Then I sanded the top case until it was dark grey all over, using 600 grid. Took me around an hour and a half or so to finish.
I was going to use plasti dip, but the store didn't have it so I just got normal Acryl spray:

Then I painted it one time, let it dry and painted a second layer.
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Picked my new keyboard up from the post office today; will take pics tonight and post if I remember thumb.gif
    
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That looks nice! You sir, gave me an idea. thumb.gif
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Welp, settled on a Quickfire Pro with blues, should be here Wednesday! Can't wait to try out this thing. biggrin.gif
This is what I have. Its an awesome keyboard. Now when I use a keyboard with a keypad it just feels enormous and silly.
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