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Black on top, browns in the middle, blues at the bottom. Eager to get my majestouch 2 tenkeyless with reds on monday biggrin.gif I'm probably going to bring one of the fullsize boards to work, but I dunno. It'll get all dirty frown.gif
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Originally Posted by Mr.Zergling;12708956 
I already know they are fujitsu peerless, thus why im ashamed of using this board lol

You shouldn't be ashamed. lol All my friends say I'm using some old, crappy keyboards but hey, that's what I like.. besides, I pwn them everytime we play. biggrin.gif

Anyway, I added you to the club's spreadsheet. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by gorb;12709714 
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Black on top, browns in the middle, blues at the bottom. Eager to get my majestouch 2 tenkeyless with reds on monday biggrin.gif I'm probably going to bring one of the fullsize boards to work, but I dunno. It'll get all dirty frown.gif

Nice collection you got going there. I have a thing for tenkeyless and smaller keyboards.. can't get enough of them. tongue.gif
Edited by reaper~ - 3/13/11 at 10:20am
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Originally Posted by reaper~;12715832 
You shouldn't be ashamed. lol All my friends say I'm using some old, crappy keyboards but hey, that's what I like.. besides, I pwn them everytime we play. biggrin.gif

Anyway, I added you to the club's spreadsheet. smile.gif



Nice collection you got going there. I have a thing for tenkeyless and smaller keyboards.. can't get enough of them. tongue.gif

Lol Peerless Switches are regarded as the lowest of the low in terms of key feel....Still feels better than my lycosa lol

Makes me feel better that I got this board for free and only had to spring for a $6 AT to PS/2 adapter
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AFAIK, there are worse keyboards. I think the issue with them is that they're a horribly overcomplicated mechanism that costs almost as much as a Topre, and yet they feel just like any old rubber dome keyboard.
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Originally Posted by ch_123;12716004 
AFAIK, there are worse keyboards. I think the issue with them is that they're a horribly overcomplicated mechanism that costs almost as much as a Topre, and yet they feel just like any old rubber dome keyboard.

Well I got mine for free, and it feels vastly better than my lycosa

Painting it tonight
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Originally Posted by Mr.Zergling;12719224 
Well I got mine for free, and it feels vastly better than my lycosa

Painting it tonight

What kind of paint are you using?
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What kind of paint are you using?

Krylon Fusion for plastic (Matte black), I'm not painting the keycaps, just the frame (i gues thats what it could be called)

Its spray paint that requires no conditioning and bonds to plastic
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Originally Posted by Mr.Zergling;12720646 
Krylon Fusion for plastic (Matte black), I'm not painting the keycaps, just the frame (i gues thats what it could be called)

Its spray paint that requires no conditioning and bonds to plastic

Ok good. If you're painting the keys, use [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-Performance-Vinyl-Fabric-Spray/dp/B000BPBUXK"]this stuff[/ame]. Perhaps add several coats of clear lacquer (must be lacquer, not enamel) that is meant to go with it if you don't mind shiny keys.

I painted my wasd with that stuff six months ago if not longer and they are just recently showing signs of wear. I can almost make out the letters now (if I look very close, it's mostly the indentation of the letter and not the color). The center of the keys are getting a little shiny. That is without any clear coat, and that is also nitpicking. You can't even tell there is wear unless you look very close and hard in the right light.

Use tons of very very thin coats. I used like seven coats or something. That is the least I would use. If you covered that up with clear it would last a very long time. Keep in mind my fingers naturally get sweaty so that paint takes quite a bit of abuse.

I've seen people here paint fans with this same paint. Good stuff biggrin.gif.

I used this guide. I believe there is one for painting too.
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEQvKnOCx-s"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEQvKnOCx-s[/ame]
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Originally Posted by drjoey1500;12722408 
Ok good. If you're painting the keys, use this stuff. Perhaps add several coats of clear lacquer (must be lacquer, not enamel) that is meant to go with it if you don't mind shiny keys.

I painted my wasd with that stuff six months ago if not longer and they are just recently showing signs of wear. I can almost make out the letters now (if I look very close, it's mostly the indentation of the letter and not the color). The center of the keys are getting a little shiny. That is without any clear coat, and that is also nitpicking. You can't even tell there is wear unless you look very close and hard in the right light.

Use tons of very very thin coats. I used like seven coats or something. That is the least I would use. If you covered that up with clear it would last a very long time. Keep in mind my fingers naturally get sweaty so that paint takes quite a bit of abuse.

I've seen people here paint fans with this same paint. Good stuff biggrin.gif.

I used this guide. I believe there is one for painting too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEQvKnOCx-s


I don't plan to paint the keycaps, but thanks for the advice!

Edit: Just finished 2nd Coat, looking pretty good
Edited by Mr.Zergling - 3/13/11 at 9:15pm
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This came in today smile.gif

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