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Hi, any body here tried painting the keycaps of QFR TK? Any tips how to do it? How many coats? What's usually the first coat? and the top coat? Thanks! thumb.gif
Tips: DONT DO IT!


Seriously though... Unless you are painting an esc key do not do it, it will rub off fast even if you do a good job. You hit each key hundreds if not thousands of times a day, over just a week that is a lot of touching the keys so unless you do an amazing job, it will not last.
 
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Tips: DONT DO IT!


Seriously though... Unless you are painting an esc key do not do it, it will rub off fast even if you do a good job. You hit each key hundreds if not thousands of times a day, over just a week that is a lot of touching the keys so unless you do an amazing job, it will not last.

And I forgot about that. doh.gif even powder coat? or super duper top coat, it'll wear? :S
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And I forgot about that. doh.gif even powder coat? or super duper top coat, it'll wear? :S
I doubt it, I don't think I have seen a single custom keycap paintjob that looked nice or lasted, everyone usually regrets it.



It's growing on me... I am starting to like it, I think I am going to paint my other top italian red possibly.
 
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Wanna buy my keys then? I'm still pissed about dark grey not being dark at all. Don't think I'm going to get over it. tongue.gif
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This color is pretty nice if they would have just called it light grey.

I think I am just going to email them a picture and just ask them if this really is dark grey or if it was a mistake (just to hear what they say about the huge color difference)
 
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How much did they run you?
    
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areyouf-ingkiddingme.jpg


PSA: Everyone invest in a wire keypuller.

Or make your own:



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Their blank sets are 40 dollars after shipping, which is not bad, but not all that cheap either.
 
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Hmm I need to find some side printed keys for my keyboard long term wise
    
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Hmm I need to find some side printed keys for my keyboard long term wise

Ducky sell their branded sets in ABS or PBT, which you can get in front-printed versions.
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