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Bitvar
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Jun 29, 2021
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ABS plastic caps again? You'd have to be genuinely out of your mind to buy keycaps you intend to use with your fingers in ABS. What even is the point? Are you people mounting them on the wall to look at them? ABS is objectively the worst material to make keycaps out of. Living human tissue has oil and that compound we secrete is a solvent for ABS. Within 1 month of regular use for ANY ABS plastic you'll see the finish start to polish away. At 4 months they'll be tacky and look horrible. Might as well toss your money into a fire. PBT is the only sane option.
Jun 29, 2021
kbpigeon
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Jun 30, 2021
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They do become shiny, but they do not become tacky. I have OG Cherry ABS keycaps from the 80s which have seen several years of use and the surface doesn't feel sticky
Jun 30, 2021
Giorgio
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Jun 30, 2021
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I've been usuing gmk abs forever and it's not oily at all, it's just smooth. I don't like gmk/ epbt pbt, I hate the sound and the feeling.
Jun 30, 2021
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