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Have any of you ever repainted the whole keyboard ? I saw a guide with how to paint the keys and it seemed just awesome, but is there a similar way I can do the whole keyboard ? Do you have any guides or personal experience on how to accomplish this ?
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Personally wouldnt recommend painting it - but I would say immerse them in colored dye of your choosing.
    
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Personally wouldnt recommend painting it - but I would say immerse them in colored dye of your choosing.
Well yes that is what I had in mind. What would be the right type of dye for it though ? The same one as with the keys ? Though doesn't the dye have to be hot in order for it to stick properly ? Too much heat could possibly damage the keyboard..
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maybe for the keyboard you could spray a thin layer of paint on. the keys should probably be dyed though.
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Well, dye is best for the keys since paint is going to wear off. If you have PBT keys (Model Ms, Topres, HHKBs, and a couple Cherry boards), you can dye the keys with Rit Dye with relative safety. If you ABS keys (pretty much everything else) you risk warping, especially for longer keys like the spacebar.

For the case just paint it.
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