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That's actually pretty par for the course for spacebars and some modifiers on certain keyboards. If you look closely at the PCB, you'll see that the hole that the ends of the switch go through are rather large. It appears to be a span of three holes in the PCB that had to be filled with solder. I very rarely see a "pretty" solder joint at a switch like that since you have to flow so much solder into the hole.
Okay, I just wanted to make sure because I am going to have to re attach it so I didn't know if it would be a bad thing if mine ended up like that also.
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If it makes the connection, it works. I think you're getting a little too into the soldering thing. I use a cheap iron and cheap solder, and my board works just fine after multiple switch swaps.
I would rather do it the best I can than mess up something and have to start over.
 
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I colored up my G2 Pro case in tan using the Krylon Fusion. Pleased with the results.

I really like that color scheme. It's a nice change from the typical black and neon [insert cool color here].
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I really like that color scheme. It's a nice change from the typical black and neon [insert cool color here].

It's my "on the beach" theme. Blue skies, white clouds, and sandy beaches thumb.gif
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It's my "on the beach" theme. Blue skies, white clouds, and sandy beaches thumb.gif

Very nice indeed, so you doing to go the whole beach theme desktop? smile.gif
    
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Got a package at my doorstep.

Yep, it's keycap time! biggrin.gif So happy. Apparently MaxKeyboard threw in some extra too...?
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Got a package at my doorstep.

Yep, it's keycap time! biggrin.gif So happy. Apparently MaxKeyboard threw in some extra too...?

Pics!
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Pics!

I shall deliver. biggrin.gif I'm very happy about these caps. biggrin.gifBut they did somehow arrived sticky with the factory glue....? Or something...? Wiped the tops after installation anyway so it types well. biggrin.gif

I have to apologize. Spent too much time messing with putting the keycaps on and missed the natural light source. Without that, these are just as good as potato phone pics, even though taken with a D3200 + tripod... The difference good lighting makes. (And no, I don't have proper studio lights.)
Will need to take better pics when the Sun is out, if ever in the UK. (Click to show)




Oh yeah I'm liking them. biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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I shall deliver. biggrin.gif I'm very happy about these caps. biggrin.gifBut they did somehow arrived sticky with the factory glue....? Or something...? Wiped the tops after installation anyway so it types well. biggrin.gif

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Will need to take better pics when the Sun is out, if ever in the UK. (Click to show)




Oh yeah I'm liking them. biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

Yea my caps came sticky as well. I thought you had white LEDs? The first pic captured how they look in person very well though. I love how they glow, it's different.
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Yea my caps came sticky as well. I thought you had white LEDs? The first pic captured how they look in person very well though. I love how they glow, it's different.

I do have white. It's just none of the White Balance on the camera worked properly, and I didn't want to Photoshop it too much aside from removing the excessive grain and noise, as I have a million uni-related Photoshop stuff to get to and can't stare at any Adobe stuff anymore. frown.gif

At first I thought I'd hate how it glowed and it'd look too ricer-y. But at the typing angle, they look quite... enticing indeed. biggrin.gif

WHY WERE THEY STICKY! Did you get it via the international OEM package (which turned out to be just the keycaps in 2~3 plastic zip bags, or did you get the boxed version of packaging?

I know it's not of any concern since the point of front print is that you don't type ON them, but I do feel like the prints would come off easily if I gave it a hard scratch... not that I would or should.
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yeah, as far as I know, there are no lazered or dye-subbed front printed caps. I really want a white set off ebay but $60 for them is a little steep.
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