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Hmm, spacebar on my CM Storm Trigger with MX Browns is very quiet. I did put 3 o-rings onto it (and all the longer keys with extra stems:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

See, my stabilizer is different than yours. Mine has the metal bar that stabilizes it. The TK I traded had the same type you have there, but the Pro is different, and frankly, I really don't like these stabilizers. They are on all the bigger keys, and they are noisier and sound kinda tinny.

Thanks for the tip, though, I’ll try putting the o-rings on all the stems and see how it works out. Just have to find the time to do it, maybe sometime next week.

The "metal bar" ones are Costar, generally favoured over the Cherry stabilisers as they don't feel quite as "mushy" on the bigger keys.
They all have metal bars. Just FYI

Tapatalk yo!

I was derpin' tongue.gif

I think it's fairly evident I'm not the most knowledgeable keyboard guy. biggrin.gif
post #12782 of 36843
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They all have metal bars. Just FYI

Tapatalk yo!

Are the Cherry bars hidden underneath--that seems doubtful? There aren't any visible bars on my keyboard--just triple-switch long keys (like space bar and shift) as shown on the photo.
   
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My keyboard doesn't have any metal bars on space either tongue.gif.
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post #12784 of 36843
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They all have metal bars. Just FYI

Tapatalk yo!

Are the Cherry bars hidden underneath--that seems doubtful? There aren't any visible bars on my keyboard--just triple-switch long keys (like space bar and shift) as shown on the photo.

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My keyboard doesn't have any metal bars on space either tongue.gif.

So maybe I was only partially wrong. tongue.gif
post #12785 of 36843
I may have solved it:

Cherry stabilizer bars could be between the plate and the PCB, so they are not visible. Some google image searching:

http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=25594.0



That's why it wasn't obvious, since our keyboards have plates to cover up the PCB.
   
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AFAIK everything using dummy keys like the two shown above will have a stabilizer bar.
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post #12787 of 36843

Just picked up the Corsair K70 in anodized black for $78 shipped.

Should be a nice side-grade from my CM QF 10KL MX Blue's.

Could anyone link me or PM me a link on where to get cheap o-rings to put under the key cap?
     
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Just picked up the Corsair K70 in anodized black for $78 shipped.

Should be a nice side-grade from my CM QF 10KL MX Blue's.

Could anyone link me or PM me a link on where to get cheap o-rings to put under the key cap?

http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/cherry-mx-rubber-switch-dampeners.html
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Just picked up the Corsair K70 in anodized black for $78 shipped.

Should be a nice side-grade from my CM QF 10KL MX Blue's.

Could anyone link me or PM me a link on where to get cheap o-rings to put under the key cap?

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0051XWXCE/ref=biss_dp_t_asn
$8.25 with free prime shipping.
Some people use cheap dental bands.
   
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Are the Cherry bars hidden underneath--that seems doubtful? There aren't any visible bars on my keyboard--just triple-switch long keys (like space bar and shift) as shown on the photo.

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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

My keyboard doesn't have any metal bars on space either tongue.gif.

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Originally Posted by Paradigm84 View Post


So maybe I was only partially wrong. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

I may have solved it:

Cherry stabilizer bars could be between the plate and the PCB, so they are not visible. Some google image searching:

http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=25594.0
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

That's why it wasn't obvious, since our keyboards have plates to cover up the PCB.

This.

Cherry stabs bar is under the plate.
Edited by Nuzart - 5/3/13 at 4:47pm
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