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Hey guys, curious... I have the Cooler Master Quickfire Rapid with Cherry MX Browns... however, I've got the itch for some new keycaps. My build is blue, so I'd like to get keycaps that match it...

Reference of blue color:



Any suggestions? I'd prefer them to be of some decent quality, I don't really know the differences in caps. I just know that my Blackwidow got shiny, and my CM QR is doing the same on the space bar.

In all honesty I'd prefer to get a 37 key cap set in the matching blue, and the remaining 50 keys in white, all with nice clear black lettering that matches. I know, I'm being picky. I've dug around ebay, and whatever key cap sites I could get my hands on, and can't seem to find something that works for me. And I don't seem to like the printing method on wasdkeyboards very much... and their blue is too pure blue.

Any suggestions on where to look/keep an eye on?

EDIT:

Found these on ebay...



That'll work for the middle... what about a set of white caps with black matching for the remaining keys... and also these are PBT dye-sub printed key caps according to the listing... is that a high quality type of cap?
Edited by DaClownie - 8/2/12 at 6:18pm
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

Buy it from Qtan?
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/shop-mechanical-keyboard-by-br/ducky-9008-shine-mechanical-ke/lid=23174984
Might want to message him first to be sure its in stock.
They also sell it here but its out of stock.
http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?man=1

D'oh! Of course. I'm buying keycaps/keychains from him now on GH. great idea. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Joe221 View Post

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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

Buy it from Qtan?
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/shop-mechanical-keyboard-by-br/ducky-9008-shine-mechanical-ke/lid=23174984
Might want to message him first to be sure its in stock.
They also sell it here but its out of stock.
http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?man=1

D'oh! Of course. I'm buying keycaps/keychains from him now on GH. great idea. thumb.gif
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The K90 has the most perfect wrist rest I've been looking for on a mechanical.



Anyone know of a source for something similar, around 17.3 inches wide ?
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Finally got my billiard keys onto a keyboard, my new Filco Majestouch 2 w/ Browns. Also in picture is assorted keys on the number row and other spots, plus my HHKB pro 2 that needs some rearranging on the keycaps. Going to do that after work today I think.


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Originally Posted by simonfredette View Post

yeah they really are always out of stock , almost tempting to just run over to best buy and buy a 70$ black widow ..

Cool, I'm Air Force too but in the US smile.gif

Your situation is a little difficult. If you're staying on base I assume you're staying in the base "hotel" (for all intents and purposes). So you could A) see if they allow you to have packages delivered to their front office for pickup B) see if their post office on base accepts deliveries and have it mailed there or C) if you are close enough to someone in the area who would let you have a package mailed to them and bring it on base for ya. C is a little touchy as US-Foreign military relationships are normally strictly business to avoid any divulging of operational information. I'm sure Canada is not too keen on this type of relationship either, so your best options are A or B. Otherwise it's delivery to Canada or a local purchase for you frown.gif
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yeah but I have a white nzxt switch with blue led and blue tubing and a M60 mouse with blue led and a joystick with blue led ... Theres a theme I seem to be sticking to..

You and me both I have a black switch with blue lighting/tubing. I want that exact same keyboard too. biggrin.gif hopefully they come back in stock.
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Yeah and thats right about foreign relations , we keep it to a minimum .. Im at the little rock AFB staying at the razorback inn shacks and we have a couple mailing addresses that might work but I dont know how they will feel if I send a package to IMSO ..
    
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Yeah and thats right about foreign relations , we keep it to a minimum .. Im at the little rock AFB staying at the razorback inn shacks and we have a couple mailing addresses that might work but I dont know how they will feel if I send a package to IMSO ..

You can't bring it back with you? If you need to send it just find a local UPS, USPS or FedEX.
    
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I just got and installed the back-light capable keycaps from MaxKeyboard! They fit and match my Tesoro Durandal PERFECTLY. All Except the Escape Man are skewed to the top for better lighting. The man is full key sized so light is split. Overall I'm delighted!
They look much better than my iPhone can capture.

thumb.gifbiggrin.gif

They were $10 plus shipping and Tax in CA.

Linked:

[http://www.maxkeyboard.com/keyboard-parts/key-cap.html]
Edited by Joe221 - 8/3/12 at 5:17pm
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I just got and installed the back-light capable keycaps from MaxKeyboard! They fit and match my Tesoro Durandal PERFECTLY. All Except the Escape Man are skewed to the top for better lighting. The man is full key sized so light is split. Overall I'm delighted! thumb.gifbiggrin.gif
They were $10 plus shipping and Tax in CA.

link to where you got there keycaps please!
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