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As long as you're removing the keycaps properly i.e. with a keycap puller, paper clip or similar it's fine. However, if you were using something like a screwdriver that would be pulling the keycap up on one side, then it could damage the switch.
I got the 2 wires key puller thingy that came in the box with the keyboard.


@ the custom keyboard builder


oh my goodness I love purple, /admire
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I got the 2 wires key puller thingy that came in the box with the keyboard.

Yep, that'll be fine then, just don't try ripping the keycaps off from a weird angle or anything. tongue.gif
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looks amazing, did a very good job and the purple looks very cool, i'm sure it looks better in person.
Yeah, its much darker, every time I try to adjust white balance to show that its more purple it ends up turning pinkish, when its done I will get a proper picture and balance the colors in gimp or something.
 
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I was going to take a picture of my keyboard witht he keycaps pulled out so while playing super street fighter IV but I cant find my camera.

the R U O P ; VGH are all pulled out for my super street fighter IV game play.

IJKL is my updown left right

QWE=punches (L M H)
ASD=Kicks(L M H)
F(Throw)
Z all puches combo key
X all kicks combo key

I have to block keys off(old keyboard) or pull keys out to play accuirately. But this keyboard I can easily pluck keys off biggrin.gif

Is it bad to pull keys on and off like that though?

Pulling keys on a mech board to simulate buttons on a fight stick is actually a really good idea...now you've got me wondering about building a stick using mx reds instead of sanwa buttons drool.gif
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The unevenness is caused by light shining through the gaps of the keys, it was sitting by the window when I took this, it is smooth in person.

My keycaps get here friday I think.
 
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I have a KBTalking Pro that all the sudden will not work on my PC. Wont work for my laptop either but will work via BlueTooth on my smartphone. I tried resetting it and making sure its in PC mode with the USB cable plugged in. Everytime I plug it into any of my computers I get the installing hardware notice in the system tray but then it tells me it was unsuccessful and couldn't be installed.

I've contacted the manufacturer but I was wondering your opinions on whether this sounds like hardware or software related issues. I ran the keyboard fine for months with no problems then one day it stops.
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Pulling keys on a mech board to simulate buttons on a fight stick is actually a really good idea...now you've got me wondering about building a stick using mx reds instead of sanwa buttons drool.gif

Tactile is kinda a thing that I NEED for a fighting game. it gets you to automatically trigger other keys. that's why the fight sticks you can get and the pros get have a clickytactileness to them, even the joysticks have clicky tactileness.


do it with clears or blues.

And I was looking into buying an MX blue keyboard specifically to tear up, pull keys off of and create a "fight stick" with all keys for my fightining games.

Pull every key off, set in my fight keys and my navigation keys, fill in the rest of the keyboard with foam, cover it up smooth with a vinyl cured graphic over the whole thing with Juri and Chun Li on it.


but no don't use tactile less keys for fight sticks, it doesn't work properly with muscle response.
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You'd still get the tactile bottoming out feel with the reds but you are probably right. Also apparently there was an indiegogo campaign already that was a success for cherry mx based fight stick buttons so it's already in the works!

Also, I found a novelty key that looks a lot like an OCN flame! And the flame is transparent so it appears whatever color your backlighting is.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-R4-Fire-Backlight-Cherry-MX-Keycap-/330836412056?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d07630698
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hey HPE wanna trade cases? lol

I'm trying to decide what color my second one should be.

I'm really thinking of painting it tan, then brown over the tan, then rake it to give it a wood look, but I don't think I could pull it off.
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hey HPE wanna trade cases? lol

I'm trying to decide what color my second one should be.

I'm really thinking of painting it tan, then brown over the tan, then rake it to give it a wood look, but I don't think I could pull it off.

Metallic green. tongue.gif
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