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Every so often whenever I hit the r key on my model m, it double taps even though I only hit it once.

I've already tried cleaning out the key with a q tip, it worked forr awhile but the prroblem is back. Any suggestions?
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clean it with fire?
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha View Post
clean it with fire?
That seems very counter-prroductive
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Kill it with fire!
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So besides lighting my **** on fire, what should I try?
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by hglazm View Post
So besides lighting my **** on fire, what should I try?
That made me laugh out loud. (Literally)

In all honesty I don't know, I've never used a Model M. Are you sure you're just not pressing the key down just enough to the point where it registers and then quivering causing it to type twice?
Edited by Khaotik55 - 1/2/11 at 3:05am
post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by Khaotik55 View Post
That made me laugh out loud. (Literally)

In all honesty I don't know, I've never used a Model M. Are you sure you're just not pressing the key down just enough to the point where it registers and then quivering causing it to type twice?
Quite surer, because it only ever happens on the r key. And also doing that rerally would not work on buckling sprrings.
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post #8 of 12
seriously i would just pull off the keycap and clean the whole mechanism.
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post #9 of 12
Punch the **** out of the R key.
post #10 of 12
save the keyboard and use it on talk like a pirate day
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