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clean the keys with a little isopropryl alcohol on a cloth. Wash your hands after you eat and dont eat at your computer

my zowie celeritas and my 6gv2 was perfectly white even after months of use
post #122 of 163
If my black keyboard turned white I'd start getting concerned.

Like my FAVORITE section of the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide notes:

Don't use Isopropyl with Filcos
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post #123 of 163
I want one but Steel series makes the ugliest products ever.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ripster;12800343 
If my black keyboard turned white I'd start getting concerned.

Like my FAVORITE section of the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide notes:

Don't use Isopropyl with Filcos
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Well theres a different with using a little isopropryl on a cloth on a steelseries 6gv2, which btw doesn have coating like the filco keycaps, and dipping the keys in a bowl full of isopropryl for minutes

When you just wipe it the isopropryl will evaporate very fast(which it is known for)Unlike being dipped for several minutes
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Well theres a different with using a little isopropryl on a cloth on a steelseries 6gv2, which btw doesn have coating like the filco keycaps, and dipping the keys in a bowl full of isopropryl for minutes

When you just wipe it the isopropryl will evaporate very fast(which it is known for)Unlike being dipped for several minutes

I'll just try dyeing them and see if it works.
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Given that the key legends are infilled, and not in a particularly durable way, I'd be very reluctant to start wiping them with isopropanol.
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post #127 of 163
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clean the keys with a little isopropryl alcohol on a cloth. Wash your hands after you eat and dont eat at your computer

my zowie celeritas and my 6gv2 was perfectly white even after months of use

didnt help at all. its literally fading. i tried alcohol and lysol. nothing helped. tongue.gif
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post #128 of 163
In the link above my pic you'll see that lasers are susceptible to body chemistry.

I always used to be a skeptic of this but other than sheer luck I see no other explanation for the varying experience people have.

Eat more pickles. Or less. I'm no dietitian.
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Well, on mine 6gv2 the lettering faded out a bit during first couple of days (looked like on your picture ~), but after that it stays the same, even till now. So i would say it tends to wear out during the first days, but then it somehow stabilizes.
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Well, on mine 6gv2 the lettering faded out a bit during first couple of days (looked like on your picture ~), but after that it stays the same, even till now. So i would say it tends to wear out during the first days, but then it somehow stabilizes.

i cant wait till all the keys looks the same then. it'll have that smoked letters look tongue.gif
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