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Originally Posted by RatPatrol01 View Post

You're gonna have a rough time finding any Cherry MX switches for less than like $1.25/ea

Not true at all. You can routinely find them for $0.70-1.00 new for a single switch and less than that used.

MX Black: http://www.sager.com/search/?Keywords=MX1A11NW http://www.newark.com/jsp/search/productdetail.jsp?SKU=44F2634&CMP=AFC-OP http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/MX1A11NN/CH162-ND/91136?WT.z_cid=ref_octopart_dkc_buynow

MX Blue: http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Cherry-Electrical/MX1A-E1NW/?qs=sGAEpiMZZMt3hSNP33T8%2fJcmB3OG6d8r6o5SVIGqu1s%3d

MX Clear: http://www.sager.com/mx1ac1nw-7436.html http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Cherry-Electrical/MX1A-C1NW/?qs=sGAEpiMZZMt3hSNP33T8%2fE6DQc5dkbQBXovxmGS%252blwQ%3d

Also check out 7bit on Deskthority.
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You can also build your own pretty easy using paper clips, needle nose pliers, and any sort of makeshift handle
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Originally Posted by nubbinator View Post

Not true at all. You can routinely find them for $0.70-1.00 new for a single switch and less than that used.

Huh fair enough, thought they were pricier, ty for showing me otherwise.
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I say make them work for their money. thumb.gif

tongue.gif

Nah i always try to make custom stuff i do as easy for the seller as possible. less chance of problems!

Besides i dunno how they're going to feel bout the alienware keycaps whistle.gif

wat? I want my keyboard to match my custom laptop...
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Originally Posted by FranBunnyFFXII View Post

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

Too bad the lastest update makes it not work in OSX, if you want to use a naga you have to uninstal synapese lol

and GL with your guitar idea, just saying from a guy who used to build guitars, your idea is not going to be easy, cheap, or even really worth it TBH, but if you decide to do it, Good luck.
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Originally Posted by FranBunnyFFXII View Post

browns?

Like I said, Browns are almost impossible to find right now. Same with Greens. Browns have been almost entirely bought up by Logitech. Your best bets are to hope 7bit gets some, find some used, or cannibalize a board for them.
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Just looked around on eBay - impossible to find the wire one.
Unless I pay a whopping £9 for one?
And/or get it in from China

Plastic one seems more readily available and is around £2.

Hmmm

Here ya go! http://www.banggood.com/Steel-Wire-Key-Puller-For-Mechanical-Keyboard-p-84609.html
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

Just looked around on eBay - impossible to find the wire one.
Unless I pay a whopping £9 for one?
And/or get it in from China

Plastic one seems more readily available and is around £2.

Hmmm

That chinese site is ok however delivery times were about 14 days for me, so if it's urgent, thats going to be a problem, unless you select their uk warehouse (its not always apparent) and they have it there.

p.s. didn't spot the crazy £6 delivery on Amazon, wow.............
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Just looked around on eBay - impossible to find the wire one.
Unless I pay a whopping £9 for one?
And/or get it in from China

Plastic one seems more readily available and is around £2.

Hmmm


and what happens when you keep breaking them and spend more than the wire one on replacing them? lol
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Like I said, Browns are almost impossible to find right now. Same with Greens. Browns have been almost entirely bought up by Logitech.

Ah, well i'mma just have to bite the bullet and get them from WASD then.
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Too bad the lastest update makes it not work in OSX, if you want to use a naga you have to uninstal synapese lol

and GL with your guitar idea, just saying from a guy who used to build guitars, your idea is not going to be easy, cheap, or even really worth it TBH, but if you decide to do it, Good luck.

It'll be worth it, thats for me to judge.
My friend has 2 rockband 3 guitars built with the same idea, and they are great to use, even though they are rubberdomes. They cost 300$ a pop, but they are well worth it, especially because we perform live at venues. Like yeah its a game but we bring real audio equipment and stuff like that just like a real band, but we have a video game console that allows us to play with attendee's and its a lot of fun.
Plus i'm trying to figure out how to hack my rockband3 install so i can get some more of the songs unlocked, the point of the matter is once i have the software running on my system, it's going to stay there and having the mechanical guitar is just going to make it all that much better.
The bass i have now is like 3/4 size of a real one and it looks odd next to the replica guitars we use on stage, so when i'm playing i just use one of the replicas but they aren't made for the double strumming.

As for the naga thing, isn't there older versions you can use? or does it just push the latest update when you download it?
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