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I bet it's also easier to change the keys. One downside I bet is that it's going to be slightly more damage-prone. But how many people move their keyboards around enough to warrant that anyway?
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I bet it's also easier to change the keys. One downside I bet is that it's going to be slightly more damage-prone. But how many people move their keyboards around enough to warrant that anyway?

I'd die if my mechanical was damaged, which is why I only let myself use it and I always stow it away under the desk on the sliding keyboard tray. Unfortunately, it still attracts a lot of dust and I don't have any free cash right now to spend to get a keyboard cover.
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I'd die if my mechanical was damaged, which is why I only let myself use it and I always stow it away under the desk on the sliding keyboard tray. Unfortunately, it still attracts a lot of dust and I don't have any free cash right now to spend to get a keyboard cover.

I just use the clear plastic cover that my filco was posted with. I would like a real filco wristrest one day though.
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I just use the clear plastic cover that my filco was posted with. I would like a real filco wristrest one day though.

Will do that. The other alternative is plastic wrap.
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Wouldn't it be slightly easier to clean? Just use a Datavac or compressed air.
yup, a lot easier.
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I bet it's also easier to change the keys. One downside I bet is that it's going to be slightly more damage-prone. But how many people move their keyboards around enough to warrant that anyway?

not with that one, you still have to desolder the LEDs to open up the switches
Edited by waar - 4/14/12 at 4:45pm
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yup, a lot easier.
not with that one, you still have to desolder the LEDs to open up the keycaps.

That's going to be a pain to do.
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Wouldn't it be slightly easier to clean? Just use a Datavac or compressed air.
yup, a lot easier.
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I bet it's also easier to change the keys. One downside I bet is that it's going to be slightly more damage-prone. But how many people move their keyboards around enough to warrant that anyway?

not with that one, you still have to desolder the LEDs to open up the keycaps.

Did he mean keys or switches?
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got my whiskerbox cable today :DD

Metal Volume wheel thing?
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Did he mean keys or switches?
yeah switches, sorry. fixed.
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Metal Volume wheel thing?
griffin powermate. use it for volume and scroll wheel.
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yeah switches, sorry. fixed.
griffin powermate. use it for volume and scroll wheel.

Oh...if that was keycaps, I would have no idea how this keyboard was designed.
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