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Googled what I saw on the space bar, and voila!


That's...really pretty cool. O_o Wish my computer lab had those back in elementary school.
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Im speaking more on the actual weight and density of the keycaps. I have light and thin ABS keycaps (the stock ones) on gateron reds and it feels "flimsy" or almost "cheap" feelings and was just curious if a heavy keycap like a thicker PBT keycaps.

They are quite thick and dense. They are double shot so they are probably twice as thick as your keys.
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Totally forgot about this group, even after my nice new purchase! Got this keyboard for half off, and it is great; 1ST PLAYER Steampunk. It seems to have custom switches as when I asked the owner of the company about it, he said they are made in-house. Is that a lie? Or do these really look like nothing you guys have ever seen?

http://www.overclock.net/products/1st-player-steampunk-keyboard/reviews/7399
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Totally forgot about this group, even after my nice new purchase! Got this keyboard for half off, and it is great; 1ST PLAYER Steampunk. It seems to have custom switches as when I asked the owner of the company about it, he said they are made in-house. Is that a lie? Or do these really look like nothing you guys have ever seen?

http://www.overclock.net/products/1st-player-steampunk-keyboard/reviews/7399

I'm not sure exactly what they are as I don't recall ever seeing markings like that. I'd be interested in seeing a torn-down switch if you've got the technical know-how and tools to do it. They're likely "just another Cherry clone," but there's a chance it's got something special to it.
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Totally forgot about this group, even after my nice new purchase! Got this keyboard for half off, and it is great; 1ST PLAYER Steampunk. It seems to have custom switches as when I asked the owner of the company about it, he said they are made in-house. Is that a lie? Or do these really look like nothing you guys have ever seen?

http://www.overclock.net/products/1st-player-steampunk-keyboard/reviews/7399

Never seen the "G" switch before, but upon a little research it definitely looks like an in-house switch made by 1ST Player, definitely just looks like another cherry knock-off, probably something similar to a Kailh quality. They are tactile clicky Blues with 60g force?
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Whitefox meets Granite:

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I just don't get tired of Granite. IMO the best set ever released. It would be perfect if it had the keys properly aligned. But if you aren't OCD or not that much about it you will be fine.
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That's a sexy combo... I'm kind of wishing I had gone in on the white fox one, but I really am addicted to my numpad.
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Never seen the "G" switch before, but upon a little research it definitely looks like an in-house switch made by 1ST Player, definitely just looks like another cherry knock-off, probably something similar to a Kailh quality. They are tactile clicky Blues with 60g force?

Crazy enough, yeah. So pretty much Greens in MX, if I'm not mistaken.

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I'm not sure exactly what they are as I don't recall ever seeing markings like that. I'd be interested in seeing a torn-down switch if you've got the technical know-how and tools to do it. They're likely "just another Cherry clone," but there's a chance it's got something special to it.

Yeah, I don't think I could do that for you because I love this board and don't want to mess it up! Lol.
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Crazy enough, yeah. So pretty much Greens in MX, if I'm not mistaken.

They perfectly match Gateron Blues which are Clicky 60g. I believe Cherry Greens are 80g while Blues are 50g, but I highly prefer the Gaterons over the MX Cherries honestly, especially something a little heavier for clicky switches, but as with any knock-off its all in the build quality. Do you notice any upstroke rattle or chirping on certain keys/switches?
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They perfectly match Gateron Blues which are Clicky 60g. I believe Cherry Greens are 80g while Blues are 50g, but I highly prefer the Gaterons over the MX Cherries honestly, especially something a little heavier for clicky switches, but as with any knock-off its all in the build quality. Do you notice any upstroke rattle or chirping on certain keys/switches?

I personally don't notice anything other than the "H" key being a little bit stiff.
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