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I have a ducky one with blue keys laying around. I dont use it because I dont like blue switches. I am going to get 20 reds and make it a gaming keyboard, hopefully in the future I can get 101 red switches. I have never replaced switches before. What type do I need?

http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/keyboard-parts/cherry-mx-red-keyswitch-mx1a-l1nn-linear.html
http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/keyboard-parts/cherry-mx-red-keyswitch-mx1a-l1nw-linear.html

Plate mounted or PCB mounted?
Do you know where I can find them cheaper?
 

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I believe most Ducky's are plate mounted, but take a switch off and you'll see.

If it's not immediately obvious then, you can take the keyboard case apart and there should be 2 separate layers if plate mounted, or only 1 if PCB mounted.

You should be able to buy cheapers ones off Ebay, wasdkeyboards specializes in this so they have a quite decent markup. Just be careful of counterfeits.
 
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