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UPDATE!
Was bored today so painted my ESC key on my Compaq mx 11800 black:


And I think it looks pretty cool!
Also, ordered a new PS/2 adapter so I can use this keyboard!
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Originally Posted by Jakestax View Post

UPDATE!
Was bored today so painted my ESC key on my Compaq mx 11800 black:


And I think it looks pretty cool!
Also, ordered a new PS/2 adapter so I can use this keyboard!
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That looks like a mouse adaptor, did you see my earlier post where some adaptors have components in them for the conversion?
hope it works though
    
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might just be a stock image from good ol' google
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I need to see if I can get some metal keycaps made.. I'd love a nice patina'd brass... I'm getting hot just thinking about it.. whoo! *fans self*
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Hey guys,

Thought to ask - how do I remove a key from my G710+ - in order to clean it - as some crisps and whatnot have dropped within it tongue.gif
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Hey guys,

Thought to ask - how do I remove a key from my G710+ - in order to clean it - as some crisps and whatnot have dropped within it tongue.gif

a decent keypuller is adviseable, but if you are truly ghetto like me, you can get in with two small screwdrivers or spudgers smile.gif

couple of links smile.gif
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I have seen pictures of the plastic ring ones breaking, the wire ones are the best apparently smile.gif
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So i got a reply from WASD about a custom keycap design for my ducky.

"Hi,

You can add custom fonts or images when you download our template files. You can find the template files on the V2 product pages. We support Inkscape, CorelDRAW, and Illustrator. If you would like more information about doing this, please let me know. Thank you."

Which of those programs is the easiest to use? and i can't seem to find the templates, any one direct my cluelessness? lol.

Also does the WASD custom keycaps have the same pitch and angle that the ducky mx keys have? Because i have my entire bottom row flipped.

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Those are really overpriced. You can almost always find them for $0.60 each + shipping. $4 a switch is obscene.


where?
I need a bunch of (4x)MX Browns and (10x)Blacks, for that cheap would be great.
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IMG_5789.jpg

here is my white one, not really happy with it, but bleh, it is what it is.

I don't know why, but the white paint just seems so much thinner than my blue board despite having basically 2 coats of paint on it.

Its not a bad paint job, its just not up to my personal expectations

OMG Naga, Naga Epic, OMG I love that mouse.

I have one too, goes great with my ducky shine, and alienware laptop. wubsmiley.gif

Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 10/8/13 at 7:12am
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Yeah, I vote wire keypuller, the cheap plastic ones are terrible.

Or you could make a puller out of paper clips if you really want to, although it wouldn't be that great if you were removing every key.
 
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where?
I need a bunch of (4x)MX Browns and (10x)Blacks, for that cheap would be great.

Browns are hard to find, use octopart to find cheap Blacks.
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Thanks for the input guys - I'll look around in the UK - incl that amazon link and order one!
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