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Offline dr_disciple

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Retro: Royal SE5005 Keyboard Key Caps
« on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 09:34:17 »
Just to share what I found in my in-laws place. Gonna do some small modding to fit current Cherry MX Switches KB :)












Offline NorrisB

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« Reply #1 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 11:27:21 »
thats pretty neat

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« Reply #2 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 12:08:18 »
Typewriter? those are THICK doubleshots, though I imagine widening them for cherry use will be difficult. Good luck, if it works out for you, it'll be awesome!

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« Reply #3 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 14:52:45 »
Looks like a 0L mount, which is not Cherry MX - compatible. The slits are too narrow, the stem is too wide and there are struts in-between stem and key wall that would get in the way.

They might fit some really old keys from Cherry or ALPS, but none that I have tried have been particularly nice to type on compared to Cherry MX.
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« Reply #4 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 16:11:21 »

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« Reply #5 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 16:13:19 »
Quote from: Findecanor;477590
Looks like a 0L mount, which is not Cherry MX - compatible. The slits are too narrow, the stem is too wide and there are struts in-between stem and key wall that would get in the way.

They might fit some really old keys from Cherry or ALPS, but none that I have tried have been particularly nice to type on compared to Cherry MX.
Get a dremel.
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Offline dr_disciple

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« Reply #6 on: Sun, 25 December 2011, 21:24:30 »
It's true that it does not fit the current Cherry MX switch keyboards. But hopefully can do some modding with my dremel :). Thanks for all the advises!