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post #1 of 11
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Well like the title says.

This is pretty disappointing.

Thought it was dirt. Cleaned well, still there.

Check the D key in the pic.
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post #2 of 11
Would have you sweaty fingers by any chance? I know my Lycosa has keys that wear out because of that for me. Same with my G15 Rev. 1
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post #3 of 11
Stop strafing right, and strafe left 3 times instead.
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by Swift Castiel View Post
Would have you sweaty fingers by any chance? I know my Lycosa has keys that wear out because of that for me. Same with my G15 Rev. 1
Not really. My saitek I just replaced was 2 years old and it was just barely wearing then.


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Originally Posted by beers View Post
Stop strafing right, and strafe left 3 times instead.
I must do it a lot..... Thats the key that wore first on my last kb too
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post #5 of 11
Ya my black widow has that too. The keys are not wearing off that's partially a byproduct of the lazer engraving and also probably because it is new some of the black from the keys might be getting in the white.

I've seen it on other laser engraved keyboards before. It shouldn't get much worse then that.

Check out my thread from a while back about my dirty black widow keys. Since then the keyboard has not gotten much worse.
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post #6 of 11
If you email razor you maybe able to get replacement stickers if keys , if you get a few try clear paint and do plenty of coats

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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilveR_172 View Post
If you email razor you maybe able to get replacement stickers if keys , if you get a few try clear paint and do plenty of coats

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The keys are laser engraved, there's no stickers.
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post #8 of 11
Prolly just one key with screwed up paint job.
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post #9 of 11
What did you try to clean it with? Sometimes the dirt will get under the surface will need some fairly strong solvents to clean (which may also take off the point in the process).

Regardless it doesn't look like its wearing off/through.
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post #10 of 11
It won't wear completely off, it will stay like that.
I have the Steelseries 7G and my keys are pretty much the same.
This one is year old, the keys started wearing off just like your but they won't go completely away, just fade a little.
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