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post #18311 of 36808
Just thought you guys might like to know, I just got an email from WASD Keyboards that says their 87key in MX Brown, Blue, and Red is back in stock. As is their 88key in MX Brown and Blue.

14" and 17" Soft Foam Wrist Pads are also being sold now for $14.

They expect the 104 and 105 key models to be available early January 2014.

Some nice info for anyone interested in a keyboard from WASD.
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Well the closest way is just building on by buying a custom pcb and adding things to it, that is what I am in the process of doing actually.

I got a pcb that is the size of the poker keyboard I have and I was able to choose from 4 colors, white black red or blue(I chose black, black pcbs are the best looking imo), it is going to have a 4mm thick aluminum plate colored lime green with a 1mm thick acrylic plate below that, it will have green leds. The switches are going to be cherry mx clears with 67g springs swapped in, they are going to have lime green switch stickers, it will be lubed and it is going to have clear top halfs of the switch. Then it is going in a custom aluminum case that I bought + I am going to buy those toxic keycaps when that groupbuy takes off. And I am going to get a custom coiled cable made for me redface.gif

I think my dark brown ASRock motherboard disagrees with your best color choice. tongue.gif Nah, it's gross looking but the case is windowless. Cool project, hook us up with some pics, yo.

What's the point of stickered switches? What do they do? Lube makes sense; lube is good.
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post #18313 of 36808
Stickers 'in theory' are supposed to make the switches more firm and stable by adding the stickers inbetween the switch houses therefore tightening the clips on the switch to make it more sturdy ( pop a cap of and you can see that switches wiggle a little bit )

I personally don't think you can tell the difference if it makes any, but the stickers are cheap, and to some people they look cool. Probably more bling factor and placebo than actual key feel.

but if you are swapping springs, lubing, for $5 more why not stick em?

( i think they look tacky, but thats me )
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Found this today in a box, brought back memories.

Dat keyboard tho
 
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hm... I need a usb cable and a speak 'n spell, I have an idea...
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Well, things MIGHT have come through this time and i can get a 104 buckling spring with all grey keycaps. I hope they understand i mean the printed keys, not the blank ones. @_@
HPE100, thank you for the inspiration, you're one of my favorites thumb.gif

100$ for a new keyboard. 20$ for blank keycaps, then unannounced amount for paints/sandpaper/primer/whatever it takes to get that glossy purple.
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Found this today in a box, brought back memories.

Dat keyboard tho

MY GOD THE NOSTALGIA.

That was one of my favourite Christmas presents ever...at least one of the presents that I was most excited about when I first opened it.
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Found this today in a box, brought back memories.

Dat keyboard tho

is that a pokedex?
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MY GOD THE NOSTALGIA.

That was one of my favourite Christmas presents ever...at least one of the presents that I was most excited about when I first opened it.
Somehow mine is in near mint condition, I really wish I could find my pokemon red, the last time I saw it was probably 6 years ago and the front sticker was all peeled off sad-smiley-002.gif
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is that a pokedex?
Yes biggrin.gif
 
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dang, you kids make me feel old.
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