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post #11 of 15
Yes, but the amount of effort involved depends on the switch and the keyboard.
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post #12 of 15
Don't worry about it. Even if you used the board every day for two decades it'll work fine. And hopefully we'll have something new and awesome in two decades so you won't miss it much.

If you're really that concerned about durability, go for the 6GV2. According to them, it's rage-proof. tongue.gif

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLzcKZHSTTM[/ame]
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post #13 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrimp;12525919 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLzcKZHSTTM

wait what, why would he go from 50 to 25 after the guy told him there's only one at the time?

I am confused and amused... thinking.gif
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post #14 of 15
Hi, random question. Somewhat related.

Is it possible to replace individual switches? If so, then the lifespan isn't really a big problem, is it?
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post #15 of 15
Yeah but springs are springs. Think about the shocks on your car. So when one gets mushy and bad the others are generally soon to go.
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