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i go away on business a few days and miss the Switch debate rolleyes.gif

Topre 45g Master Race checking in.

Im this close to just selling all my MX keyboards and going Topre lol
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I would absoluetly love a nature/wood looking thing but not sure how to pull it off. I've thought about a vinyl wrap but from past exp i've not had any luck doing vinyl wraps before without them looking terrible.

I suppose I could try to find a local car wrap place to see if they could do something for me.


I also know several really good artist and thought about painting the case a matt white and let them go to town with it and see what i get, but there is not much surface area for much work.


I think a light wood/bamboo wrap with green keys would be great looking.

Make a wood case like I did or you could always try a veneer, though wood veneers don't generally look as good. Wraps look worse though.
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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.

If you don't end up doing the simulated wood look, this would be sweet!

Chrome electroplating biggrin.gif


I talked to a guy about doing this and he quoted me in the $50 range.
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guessing you obviously didn't hear about the GeekHack contest and promotion?

Through CM you could order up to 2 of each color ( 2 grey 2 blk ) for $5 ea and free shipping using a promo code. ( offer now closed )

From what I understand the deal worked out because CM is changing the finish on all new QFR's to be black logoless and are using a different rubber coating like the one found on the new XT that is supposed to be a bit more durable.
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post #15096 of 36807
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i go away on business a few days and miss the Switch debate rolleyes.gif

Topre 45g Master Race checking in.

Im this close to just selling all my MX keyboards and going Topre lol

 

If we ever get a Topre board with functionality beyond basic typing I'll be all onboard. 

 

Oh, and 55g uniform. 

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Well I have had my K90 for some time now, I have enjoyed mx reds but have always wanted to try browns so I snagged up a Rosewill brown switch keyboard for 65 and a free mouse from the egg.

I should be receiving it tomorrow afternoon, pretty stoked!
    
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If we ever get a Topre board with functionality beyond basic typing I'll be all onboard. 

Oh, and 55g uniform. 

It'd have to be 65g uniform for me, but that's not likely. I don't get the need for all the extra switches outside of typing ones though. You can just bind macros for games to infrequently used keys with AHK.

Supposedly Cooler Master is working on a Topre board and there might be some others, so we'll see what they come out with.
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Well I have had my K90 for some time now, I have enjoyed mx reds but have always wanted to try browns so I snagged up a Rosewill brown switch keyboard for 65 and a free mouse from the egg.

I should be receiving it tomorrow afternoon, pretty stoked!

You should just see if you can replace the non mech keys in the k90 with the browns from the rose
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You should just see if you can replace the non mech keys in the k90 with the browns from the rose

That would take some serious modding to do.
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