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My Keycool 84 came in today. (Green LEDs /w blue switch, I asked for yellow LEDs initially, but I also asked them to go with green if they don't have yellow available)

I'm already liking it more than my previous keyboard, Noppoo Choc Mini /w black switch, typing is a lot more enjoyable now.




I'm looking to customize it a bit, what's the best place to buy custom keycaps? I live in the UK.
Edited by Idarzoid - 3/2/13 at 9:31am
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Originally Posted by _AKIMbO_ View Post


My blue alps board came today. It needs some serious cleaning and retrobrite treatments.
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Cam with free dinner too...look at all that board chow!
Nice, I love me some Alps Switches. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Idarzoid View Post

My Keycool 84 came in today. (Green LEDs /w blue switch, I asked for yellow LEDs initially, but I also asked them to go with green if they don't have yellow available)

I'm already liking it more than my previous keyboard, Noppoo Choc Mini /w black switch, typing is a lot more enjoyable now.
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I'm looking to customize it a bit, what's the best place to buy custom keycaps? I live in the UK.

Qwerkeys has some nice ones. You can also try WASD from the US too but the shipping will suck in cost.

Also nice board. Looks a lot like my current one.



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post #12014 of 36850
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Originally Posted by Idarzoid View Post

My Keycool 84 came in today. (Green LEDs /w blue switch, I asked for yellow LEDs initially, but I also asked them to go with green if they don't have yellow available)

I'm already liking it more than my previous keyboard, Noppoo Choc Mini /w black switch, typing is a lot more enjoyable now.

I'm looking to customize it a bit, what's the best place to buy custom keycaps? I live in the UK.

Also check out the group buys on WalletHack.
There are some really neat keys that I never thought exsisted.
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You know, I've had a Meka G1 for over a year. One of the best keyboards I ever owned. I was at microcenter the other day. And oh my god they have Ducky keyboards! So the Meka retired. Picked up a Ducky 9008G2. What a fantastic keyboard. The Meka was still good. But now I see why everyone raves about Ducky's.
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You know, I've had a Meka G1 for over a year. One of the best keyboards I ever owned. I was at microcenter the other day. And oh my god they have Ducky keyboards! So the Meka retired. Picked up a Ducky 9008G2. What a fantastic keyboard. The Meka was still good. But now I see why everyone raves about Ducky's.

Yeah i love my Ducky too, if you like the Ducky boards you will also love the Filco. In my opinion the Filco board is built a little more like a tank than my Ducky.
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My blue alps board came today. It needs some serious cleaning and retrobrite treatments.



Cam with free dinner too...look at all that board chow!
Nice find looks like a Chicony with Monterey switches, am i right?
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Nice find looks like a Chicony with Monterey switches, am i right?

Monterey Blues are a lighter color blue. Those are just blue Alps.
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hey, i made a quick youtube video about choosing a new mechanical keyboard. if you guys want to check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3d4qPPLPio

Im open to hearing criticism and compliments thumb.gif
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The WASD LED and dremeling the top housing of the switches with LED are both finished, courtesy of WhiteFireDragon. All that's left is for the plate to be painted semi-flat black before I put it in a Pure CNC case smile.gif



     
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