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Left: Cherry profile double-shot ABS keycap from GMK

Right: OEM profile laser-etched ABS from a Das Keyboard

Nice keycaps are expensive, but it's not something most people would bother spending money on. I will tell you, the feel of typing on a thick double-shot keycap is worlds better than the flimsy laser-etched ones that come with most keyboards. They're so solid and have a great "thock" sound when you reach the bottom of the travel. And of course, the legends never scratch or wear off.

Bonus: They look awesome on the bottom. 
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+Mark Stronge They do fit slightly looser on the stem, but the GMK caps are at the other end of the spectrum and can be kind of hard to pull off. 
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Originative must have really stocked up on Hyperfuse keysets. It's still in stock after two days. Shocking. 
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она ещё и укороченная..
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New Snapper artisan keycap to match the Carbon keyset. 
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Ok, so then we should also profile white men, who are the most likely perpetrators of mass shootings. Flawless logic. 
Donald Trump on Monday called for profiling of refugees and immigrants “from that part of the world” after this weekend’s attacks in New Jersey, New York and Minnesota.
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This is pretty neat. 
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This just gets cooler the longer it goes on. 
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If you like slowmo bullets and explosions you should definitely take a look at fullmag on YouTube. There's a lot of stuff like this. 
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I just came across a small cube of disappointment while cleaning my office. 
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Disappointment cube incinerated
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I was finally able to get my hands on the short right shift key I needed to make Carbon SA fit on my WhiteFox. I had to trade another rare cap with a guy on the other side of the world to get it. 
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Where you get a keycaps ?
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Big news. This is a leaked photo of the immigration check Trump wants to implement if elected. It's okay, though. It's just "profiling."
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+Victor Riley Ikr...I was laughing too hard and then I saw butthurt comments 
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Do you want to know how insane the mechanical keyboard enthusiast community can be? The keyset below (just keycaps!) sells for hundreds of dollars, but that's about to change.

This keycap set is called Hyperfuse, and it's incredibly popular. It hasn't been available for a while, but it's coming back this week. Those who bought it last time around have been able to resell it for upward of $400 until now (it cost about $120 new). There's no place to buy them, and supply has been limited because they were only produced for the group buy. Supply and demand.

The Hyperfuse price bubble is about to burst, so there are a ton of people trying to cash out and sell (or trade) their sets on /r/MechMarket before everyone realizes it's about to launch again. They're still selling for over $300 right now. The new sets will probably cost around $160-170 and will, I'm sure, sell out again. Then it starts all over. People will start selling them for $200, then $300, then $400, and more until another batch is available.

Mech keyboard stuff suffers price inflation like nothing I've seen before. An economist should study it. 
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+Ryan Whitwam yeah, I was just pointing out worth vs price. Demand can make a price go way past worth.
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I put all my important keyboard odds and ends in a craft box. Also, photo taken with the Honor 8. Quality seems alright. 
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I just can't even. How is this election a thing that's happening in real life? Am I having some sort of elaborate fever dream?
"I just don't want to answer it yet," Trump said.
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Trump is single handedly decreasing, at an increasing rate, the collective intelligence of the United States. A real life Twilight Zone. Let me out of here.....
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Freelance tech/science writer and lover of all things electronic. Android expert of sorts. Skeptic. Lover of the em dash and defender of the Oxford comma. I currently write for ExtremeTech, Android Police, Geek.com, Tested.com, and Greenbot.
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