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What is the BEST PBT KEYCAP manufacturer?

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In light of receiving my first proper ABS set, I am sorely disappointed. The profile, the material, and the feel of the individual keys doesn't do anything for me.
So, In your humble opinion, what is the best PBT Keycap manufacturer?
If the rumors hold any weight, EnjoyPBT and IMSTO are essentially Gateron PBT keycaps, with dyesubs completed by each company respectively. BSP is supposedly the king of PBT.
What do you guys think? Please list the PBT you have tried and which you find to be the best?
Me?
1. Gateron by miles
2. SA DSA (meh, honestly enjoyed #3 more but the "quality" is better)
3. Vortex

<3 Gateron PBT & Cherry profile.
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Mechkeebz
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May 7, 2021
A company called "Akko" makes some surprisingly nice double-shot PBT keycaps, either in cherry profile or an SA-esque profile called "ASA". I got mine off Amazon, and for the price was expecting junk, but was very pleasantly surprised. I would recommend them.
Mechkeebz
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May 7, 2021
Wow, this thread is from 2016, why is it showing up in the newsletter?
Shalakazaam
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May 6, 2021
cherry profile sux tho
MdotMaxson
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Feb 8, 2021
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GUtz
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Feb 8, 2021
"I honestly am not picky as long as it’s not ABS. I’ll take knock off aliexpress chinese crap over GMK any days." That's some next level snobbery right there. Pinkies out when you type, plz
MdotMaxson
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Feb 8, 2021
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Shalakazaam
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Nov 15, 2020
although ive used a nightfox PBT set and am currently using MDA pineapple PBT, im not sure ive ever tried ABS and i do like the shine ABS acquires over time. can u explain the difference between the two materials and the feel of ABS or the things you dont like about it in more detail? thanks
donutholer
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Feb 10, 2019
probably dyesubs
bmilcs
196
Dec 25, 2018
What I'd ideally like to find is a EnjoyPBT/Gateron-quality PBT keycap that has a rougher, almost bumpy surface.
Young_Won
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Mar 19, 2018
leopld PD
da-kid
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Apr 9, 2018
Are u talkin bout leopold doubleshots?
Young_Won
26
Apr 10, 2018
YES : ) PD keycap mean is PBT Doubleshots.
Muiju
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Mar 14, 2018
EnjoyPBT because KBDfans has the best customer service. They seem to aborb sound very well.
bmilcs
196
Mar 17, 2018
Doesn't sound like advertising at all.
Flowshi
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Jan 20, 2018
So far I have used Vortex, Varmilo/Leopold and KType PBTs (probably Tai-Hoa) caps.
Varmilo are by far the best. Dunno what it is excactly, but I just love them. The font is timeless and they have a nice texture, sound and feel. I wish they would make double shots.
My Vortex are laser engraved. They are fine for their price, less/ no texture, very smooth, use them at work, pretty loud, but so far noone comlained.
KType caps are well, somethere in the middle, pretty rough texture, bit to much for my taste. I dont like the font and some of the modifier icons, but probably the best shine through PBT available.
leomilo
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Jan 17, 2018
Leopold pbt doubleshot keycaps are best in my opinion. The person who used it will know what I mean.
da-kid
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Apr 9, 2018
I will try em soon. I’ve heard only good things about these caps. The only thing that it lacks imo, is compatibility
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