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Best Rubber Dome of All Time! :D

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Hey guys,

I found a couple of old keyboards I used to use when I was younger, and decided to try one of them out.

After a couple of minutes I was absolutely hooked on the feel of it! I decided to take it apart and see the internals, and was surprised to see that although it was rubber dome, it looked VERY high quality! It feels MILES better then my Microsoft X6.

The keyboard I'm talking about is the Microsoft Internet Keyboard Pro!

Each rubber cap is individually placed, and EASILY matches the Razer black widow when it comes to tactility and clickyness! Very impressed.

Later today I'm going to head over to canadian tire and buy some black paint and paint the body and keycaps either gloss black or matte black.

Which do you think would be better? Primer or no primer? Matte or Gloss?
Right now i'm bathing the plastic body and keycaps in boiling water with a touch of soap and a bit of vinegar.

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post #2 of 17
Those are some large domes..
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Tell you what. I'll admit it's the best Rubber Dome in Edmonton, Alberta.
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Edmonton has a lot of people... But at the end of the day, I'm glad you found a keyboard you like. cheers.gif
    
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lol @ replies. I remember used to own one of those and it was pretty good at the time. Now I'm typing on Filcos and can't imagine going back to anything else prior. smile.gif
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Scissors >
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> Rubber Domes
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Saskatoon used to rock with these.
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ripster whats your point?

Im off to get some paint, unfortunately i'l have to stick with Krylon though, ABS plastic is a pain.

P.S. another thing I noticed about this keyboard; the lettering is all laser etched into the keys! biggrin.gif
    
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Quote:
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Tell you what. I'll admit it's the best Rubber Dome in Edmonton, Alberta.

OH lol.

Kinda obvious the point was that some wouldn't agree with you, Kanye West.
    
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I like how my G110 feels.
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Quote:
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I like how my G110 feels.

I used to think that too. Grab a mechanical.
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