Aluminum Tariffs

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As most of you have probably heard, tariffs are going to be implemented in 15 days for steel(25%) and aluminum(10%) imports to the US. The biggest thing that comes to mind when dealing with mechanical keyboards is that a huge percentage are milled aluminum. So, what do you guys think this means for the future of mechanical keyboard drops on massdrop?
Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43337951
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yanfali
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Mar 9, 2018
I'm about to find out. Trying to get some 68keys.io sandwich plates cut from Alu from a vendor.
Raithmir
658
Mar 9, 2018
I never thought I'd see discussions on US trade tariffs in regard to mechanical keyboards... I think it's at this point where you are maybe a little too addicted to them! :D
Starius
688
Mar 9, 2018
I think it'll be complicated, because it depends on where it's coming from too.... Canada and Mexico are getting exemptions. https://www.vox.com/2018/3/8/17096510/trump-tariffs-nafta-steel-aluminum
But nothing is set in stone yet, so I wouldn't worry about it too much at this early stage. (Maybe I should worry more?) Ultimately, it is a interesting question though.