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Have you tried reaching out to Geek Feng? he can be reached directly at Geek Hack through the vendor forums HERE

Reaching out to him won't do much. One, he doesn't reply much, if at all. And two, not really his fault/up to him.
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gets some plumbers tape, put a bit over the switch stem, and put the cap on.


You gotta remember metal caps are casted, they are not milled to precision, so you should always expect them to vary.

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not only that but they will be greatly affected by variations in temperature, so if you room gets hot they may expand.
Plumbers tape solution is a great idea

Exactly my thought. The nature of the material is the culprit. But my room is not that hot...

It's loose on a degree that it can wobble left and right a bit. Or, come loose if I press down the key and let go quickly, the spring from the switch is sometimes enough to un-do the keycap. lol sigh.

Plumber's tape... not electrical tape, right? Hmm...
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Plumber's tape... not electrical tape, right? Hmm...

Teflon tape to be more exact. It's designed to go over screw threads for a tight fit but it would work in your case.
Edited by CptChiggs - 10/26/13 at 6:02am
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Teflon tape to be more exact. It's designed to go over screw threads for a tight fit but it would work in your case.

Would I put the tape inside the stem "cross", or around it?

It ain't bothering me much per se. What bothers me most is that this cap's cost on its own is a bit on the high side when compared to my whole set, even thought I got it when feng had the Zinc caps on sale.
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PSA: Wasd has 10 CODE keyboards left from canceled orders, just popped up on their facebook page, so grab one now while you can

Dang, those were gone quick! Went to snatch one up and gone!
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Finally got my first mech keyboard. I got it for $59 and some change from Amazon.
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This has bugged me for the wrong reasons, but this is the only place to ask..

Do you guys tilt your keyboard with the kickstand available on your keyboard? Which position do you find more comfortable?

Just... maddening-ly curious.
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This has bugged me for the wrong reasons, but this is the only place to ask..

Do you guys tilt your keyboard with the kickstand available on your keyboard? Which position do you find more comfortable?

Just... maddening-ly curious.
No, I dislike the tilt.
 
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This has bugged me for the wrong reasons, but this is the only place to ask..

Do you guys tilt your keyboard with the kickstand available on your keyboard? Which position do you find more comfortable?

Just... maddening-ly curious.

I can't stand the lack of a tilt. tongue.gif
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This has bugged me for the wrong reasons, but this is the only place to ask..

Do you guys tilt your keyboard with the kickstand available on your keyboard? Which position do you find more comfortable?

Just... maddening-ly curious.

Depends. I type better with it tilted, but holding my hands on the WSAD is uncomfortable for long periods of time with it tilted.
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I dislike how most mechs are already tall, No kick for me.
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