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Offline PleaseBeMyFriend

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Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« on: Sat, 11 March 2017, 02:39:41 »
Hi all, I have a Leo FC660C with the white alphas and gray mods. I've seen the dying guides, but I haven't really seen anything on how to make specific colors such as cyan with two colors. I know (roughly) that it's just a mix of green and blue, but I was hoping that someone who'd done this color before or something similar can share their "recipe" I suppose. I think I'll be using iDye poly, unless there are better ones out there.

Also - has anyone ever dyed the grey modifiers into something other than black? I know you can only really dye it darker colors, but I haven't seen any pictures with darker keycaps. Thanks.

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Re: Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 11 March 2017, 09:04:10 »
Not a direct answer, but post #14 here is pretty useful:

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=35444.msg664178#msg664178
What this shows is that the Republican Party knows, deep down somewhere, that even before Trump they had less than a policy agenda. All they’ve had for the past decade or so is strategy and tactics to suppress the vote, either through extreme gerrymandering or State-level laws. More often than not, as we’re seeing, through both. Without a stated party platform they are left with nothing but the insanity of The Power Grab and The Big Lie. The Party as a whole has, for some twisted logical reason, decided that America no longer needs Democracy. That in the bent and tortured reality Republicans have created for themselves America was never a Democracy, the Founders never intended for the country’s politics or social order to change, that the country’s democratic features would always only extend to wealthy White Christian property owners. They’ve also, collectively, decided that threatening major, multi-billion dollar corporations that employ tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of people worldwide will somehow, for some reason, cower in the corner when State politicians decide to take a few million in subsidies off the table. When faced with hundreds of millions, or even billions, in lost business because The People are voting with their wallet, I know where I’d position my company, and it’s not at the dinner table with Mitch McConnell and his wife.
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Re: Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 14 March 2017, 15:45:14 »
Checkout /u/crj3012 on Reddit as he does custom dye topre caps.
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Re: Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 14 March 2017, 16:07:43 »
Hi all, I have a Leo FC660C with the white alphas and gray mods. I've seen the dying guides, but I haven't really seen anything on how to make specific colors such as cyan with two colors. I know (roughly) that it's just a mix of green and blue, but I was hoping that someone who'd done this color before or something similar can share their "recipe" I suppose. I think I'll be using iDye poly, unless there are better ones out there.

Also - has anyone ever dyed the grey modifiers into something other than black? I know you can only really dye it darker colors, but I haven't seen any pictures with darker keycaps. Thanks.

That will be lots of experimentation.
I've seen usually only dyed light keycap set of HHKB, not the dark grey keycap set (if that is what you're talking about).
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Re: Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 14 March 2017, 16:41:18 »
Hi all, thanks for the replies. I actually dyed it purple and it turned out great!

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Re: Dying Topre PBT keycaps specific colors
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 09 January 2021, 14:12:54 »
Old post I know, but OP, do you have any photos of the result? I have some HiPros in the mail and was thinking about doing the same...