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For just the top row it's more awkward than just entire sets, you could get a full set and save the rest for later.

If you want just the top row you could try banggood or get them from WASD , but you might still get hit with import charges, or you could send qwerkeys and email and inquire if you could get a blank set from them.

How much would import charges be, that's the question. Damn Post Office...

Those two blank sets on BangGood looks really tempting though. £11 for each set and I have much more than I need, could even spread the blank black/white all over the board and try out effects here and there... (sans CTRL, Spacebar, short shift, and the big Return key.... Wait that's quite a lot.), for cheaper/similar price than just a set of 10 to a few blanks from WASD...

I'll give it some thoughts. But the price is tempting and my wallet is screaming for some purchase...

Thanks!
Edited by neo0031 - 10/9/13 at 5:18pm
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I might be done before the night is over, they are the same height, same general layout, with the only difference being that the real keycap is slightly larger




 
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I might be done before the night is over, they are the same height, same general layout, with the only difference being that the real keycap is slightly larger
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Stem transplant. Hit up Nubs, he has done this with excellent results.
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How much would import charges be, that's the question. Damn Post Office...

Those two blank sets on BangGood looks really tempting though. £11 for each set and I have much more than I need, could even spread the blank black/white all over the board and try out effects here and there... (sans CTRL, Spacebar, Long Shift, and the big Return key.... Wait that's quite a lot.), for cheaper/similar price than just a set of 10 to a few blanks from WASD...

I'll give it some thoughts. But the price is tempting and my wallet is screaming for some purchase...

Thanks!

Dutycalculator.com is a good source for working out import charges.

And if your wallet is screaming for some purchases I know a certain mechanical keyboard club OP who would like a YOTS. yessir.gif

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Dutycalculator.com is a good source for working out import charges.

And if your wallet is screaming for some purchases I know a certain mechanical keyboard club OP who would like a YOTS. yessir.gif

tongue.gif

You know I love you to bits, Paradigm wubsmiley.gif But I just mean casual purchases within the range of a tenner or two... tongue.gif I gotta save my money for my XFX 550w/650w Semi Modular and a GTX 760/ R9 280.

Honestly hating how I can't get some caps replaced no matter WHAT. Wished I listened to you back in the suggestion thread, Paradigm. frown.gif
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To be honest, I got a UK layout board and regretted it, the reason being that getting nice sets of aftermarket keycaps for the UK ISO layout is much harder than for US ANSI layouts, were I to get another board now it woulddefinitely be in the US ANSI layout.

.... and I should have researched more into keycap lengths.
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Despite saying my next board would be US layout, that YOTS is looking mighty tempting. tongue.gif
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I might be done before the night is over, they are the same height, same general layout, with the only difference being that the real keycap is slightly larger
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This is an awesome idea. I almost wonder if you could dremel out the stem of the key, then make if fit in the hole of the lego. then just glue it in place. I need to find some spare keys to try it with.
Edited by .theMetal - 10/9/13 at 6:25pm
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This is an awesome idea. I almost wonder if you could dremel out the stem of the key, then make if fit in the hole of the lego. then just glue it in place. I need to find some spare keys to try it with.
I am done now, I will try to use it in the next 30 mins, gotta give it time to dry all the way.
 
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Looks like the stem could even slide into the lego hole.
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