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horray! the worlds greatest keycap finally came in the mail today! ( 3 of them acutally! )

The one... the only... Trololo key!
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Place I got them from had a minimum purchase order, so since I have 3, i'll be willing to trade the other two for other custom keys, PM me if interested.

Already AutoHotKey'ed it so when its pressed, the song plays...
I like it! thumb.gif
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I only know of standard ones for sale: http://techkeys.us/collections/keys/products/center-stem-stepped-capslock
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Originally Posted by nubbinator View Post

I think it's because most stepped caps locks have the stem off centered. I had to stem mod the stepped caps lock I'm using on my 60% to get it to fit. There are some group buys and moogles that include a centered stepped caps lock, but not everyone is super keen on them.
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Me too! But IMO they look pretty ugly.

They do look quite a bit less attractive... I have only recently started gaming much more than before, and have a proper keyboard now ( wink.gif ) . So never until now have I realised how bulky my ring finger is to my keyboard.... and how unresponsive my pinky is... tongue.gif I have to map SHIFT and such to my mouse' side button... lol

I guess some "trigger discipline" is the better solution here then... Thanks everyone!
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Me too! But IMO they look pretty ugly.
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They're ugly, they cost more, they don't fit all keyboards, and very few people actually have accidental capslock issues. There just isn't much incentive for keyboard makers to put them on their boards these days.
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id be down for one as im use to it from my old keyboard. i am having problems hitting it because the slightly different lay out but ill get use to it eventually i guess.
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Hey guys, my old logitech $20 special has seen 1 too many spills and its time to replace it. I'm set on purchasing a mechanical kb but having never tried one I have no idea which color switch to get. It seems red is the easiest adjustment coming from a cheapo membrane style keyboard but I could be way off. I have been eyeing up a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816015. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Originally Posted by Jayjr1105 View Post

Hey guys, my old logitech $20 special has seen 1 too many spills and its time to replace it. I'm set on purchasing a mechanical kb but having never tried one I have no idea which color switch to get. It seems red is the easiest adjustment coming from a cheapo membrane style keyboard but I could be way off. I have been eyeing up a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816015. Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Brown is the closest MX switch to a rubber dome. If thats a good thing or not is up to you. Personally, I buy mechs because I DON'T want rubber domes tongue.gif
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Brown is the closest MX switch to a rubber dome. If thats a good thing or not is up to you. Personally, I buy mechs because I DON'T want rubber domes tongue.gif

Is this you objectively or subjectively stating that?
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Got tired of my bleh razer blackwidow, so yeahhh smile.gif

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You know I had to get the futurama keycap lol
 
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Hey guys, my old logitech $20 special has seen 1 too many spills and its time to replace it. I'm set on purchasing a mechanical kb but having never tried one I have no idea which color switch to get. It seems red is the easiest adjustment coming from a cheapo membrane style keyboard but I could be way off. I have been eyeing up a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816015. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Only thing that might throw you off is that reds/blues/browns take less force to type on than membranes, so you might up with more mistakes until you get used to them. I actually passed on reds because I'm not that great a typist and made way too many mistakes - the bump on blues and browns helped me out a lot.

I've only tried all the main switches in store demos (I have a kb with browns), but none of them feel like rubber domes to me at all, it's just a very different mechanism. I'd say forget about your old kb and just get the switch you think you'll like best:
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