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Offline madindehead

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #100 on: Wed, 26 July 2017, 06:23:35 »
This bag is so damn sexy. And I love the idea of patches of switches etc. Would be cool to see how they look!

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« Reply #101 on: Sun, 30 July 2017, 10:40:42 »
Please make It a reality


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« Reply #102 on: Sun, 30 July 2017, 10:41:43 »
Please make It a reality


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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #103 on: Sun, 30 July 2017, 11:05:13 »
Please make It a reality

I'm working on it. :) The numpad add-on module is being prototyped this coming week.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #104 on: Sun, 13 August 2017, 11:49:57 »
A quick update here, lest anyone should think progress isn't happening. :) The modular numpad bag prototype is now complete, since I decided it makes more sense to make both together at the same time. We've also expanded the width of the bag just a bit in order more comfortably to accommodate my forthcoming (and rather generously sized) RealForce case.

Sorry that these photos are a bit grubby; they're in a the dusty workshop, but they should at least give a sense of where I'm heading with this.













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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #105 on: Sun, 13 August 2017, 12:07:59 »
A quick update here, lest anyone should think progress isn't happening. :) The modular numpad bag prototype is now complete, since I decided it makes more sense to make both together at the same time. We've also expanded the width of the bag just a bit in order more comfortably to accommodate my forthcoming (and rather generously sized) RealForce case.

Sorry that these photos are a bit grubby; they're in a the dusty workshop, but they should at least give a sense of where I'm heading with this.

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More updates soon.

I'm gonna need one for sure.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #106 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 00:51:49 »
Is this bag good enough for some heavy kustom keyboards? I am thinking of buying this for my TX84 and TXPad
I like mechanical keyboards

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #107 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 08:14:25 »
I'm interested in the 60% attache for my Fjell  :cool:

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #108 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 08:21:45 »
I'm interested in the 60% attache for my Fjell  :cool:
Ditto. A 60 percent would be great for a round 2

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #109 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 10:40:56 »
Is this bag good enough for some heavy kustom keyboards? I am thinking of buying this for my TX84 and TXPad

Yes, that is the purpose for which it is designed.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #110 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 10:53:54 »
A quick update here, lest anyone should think progress isn't happening. :) The modular numpad bag prototype is now complete, since I decided it makes more sense to make both together at the same time. We've also expanded the width of the bag just a bit in order more comfortably to accommodate my forthcoming (and rather generously sized) RealForce case.

Sorry that these photos are a bit grubby; they're in a the dusty workshop, but they should at least give a sense of where I'm heading with this.

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More updates soon.

Looks great, keep up the good work!
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #111 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 13:59:06 »
how hard would it be to line the edges with foam? the craftsmanship on the bag looks great, but i dont see any padding to protect the edges/corners of a keyboard

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #112 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 14:24:25 »
how hard would it be to line the edges with foam? the craftsmanship on the bag looks great, but i dont see any padding to protect the edges/corners of a keyboard

The edges are actually quite well protected, actually. Most of the seams have about 6-8 layers of material coming together, including some decently thick/lofty materials. I'll have to wait and check on the final patterns, but I think the foam padding may actually get sewn right into those seams as well.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #113 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 15:36:04 »
I'm interested in the 60% attache for my Fjell  :cool:
Ditto. A 60 percent would be great for a round 2

Down for a 60 too.

Your talking seperate bag tho right, not an attachment?

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #114 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 16:21:48 »
Very nice. I don't use a numpad, so could you consider making the numpad pocket large enough to fit a decent size paperback? Maybe something in the One Hundred Years of Solitude or Wind-up Bird Chronicle range.

I'm a literature student, so a bag I can carry my keyboard and my book in would be perfect. Numpad pocket looks a bit small as is.

Just a thought, kind of a random thing. I always have like 3-4 books on me at any point in the school year, so it's nice to be able to keep them out of my backpack, since it's very small.
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #115 on: Mon, 14 August 2017, 19:40:43 »
Cool idea. If there's one thing I'm missing in my life is a tactical TKL bag.
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #116 on: Tue, 05 September 2017, 11:53:36 »
Awesome Bag! Would love to buy one  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #117 on: Tue, 05 September 2017, 16:59:16 »
I cant wait for this to happen. Such a cool concept. I'm glad you're putting it together. :thumb:
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #118 on: Sun, 10 September 2017, 11:11:26 »
Looks like I'll need to order one of these bags!
Keep up the great work  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #119 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 14:02:42 »
Sorry if you said somewhere else but will this be big enough to fit a realforce? And I'm definitely in for one of these!

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #120 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 14:24:17 »
Sorry if you said somewhere else but will this be big enough to fit a realforce? And I'm definitely in for one of these!

Yes, even one of my forthcoming cases CNC cases for the RF. :) I specifically re-designed the bag for that purpose when I realized that my RF case would be a slightly tight fit. I just got the revised prototype back the other day and am working on documenting the requirements and getting quotes now. :)

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« Reply #121 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 15:00:22 »
I second the larger numpad pocket - maybe Preonic sized?
Is the outside, the inside, or both of the bag MOLLE compatible?
If both in and outside it should be easier to tinker and get a matching MOLLE pocket
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« Reply #122 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 15:05:02 »
Sorry if you said somewhere else but will this be big enough to fit a realforce? And I'm definitely in for one of these!

Yes, even one of my forthcoming cases CNC cases for the RF. :) I specifically re-designed the bag for that purpose when I realized that my RF case would be a slightly tight fit. I just got the revised prototype back the other day and am working on documenting the requirements and getting quotes now. :)

Awesome, thats exactly what I was wondering since I just got a RF to put in your upcoming case <3

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #123 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 15:07:13 »
I second the larger numpad pocket - maybe Preonic sized?
Is the outside, the inside, or both of the bag MOLLE compatible?
If both in and outside it should be easier to tinker and get a matching MOLLE pocket

The numpad pocket is actually quite oversized, mostly for reasons of visual aesthetics and ease of attachment. However, if you can give me the size of the Preonic, I should be able to confirm fit for you.

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« Reply #124 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 15:59:46 »
Sorry, I dont own a preonic. Wa just thinking that its size might be neat as pocket - however I trust in your ideas way more than in my comments..

Whats up With the MOLLE?
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #125 on: Mon, 11 September 2017, 16:01:32 »
Whats up With the MOLLE?

The MOLLE is just on the outside. The interior has an enlarged zipper pocket (compared to my first version). The pocket zipper also has a protective flap, and the large bag zipper now has a protective padded gusset to prevent any contact between the zipper slider and an aluminum case inside the bag.

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« Reply #126 on: Tue, 12 September 2017, 11:24:13 »
Thanks, this sounds awesome. Now i have to get one for sure..
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« Reply #127 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 08:58:59 »
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #128 on: Sun, 11 March 2018, 17:10:32 »
Any updates on this?

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« Reply #130 on: Sun, 11 March 2018, 19:11:04 »
Would love this as an add on for the FC660c case you're working on. Going to grab one of these regardless but it'd be neat to get everything in one (really pretty) package  ;D
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #131 on: Sun, 11 March 2018, 22:27:50 »
I've done a fair amount of investigations so far but haven't yet been able to find a factory that is willing to do these at any sort of plausible MOQ. I do have some good leads, though, and will keep at it. :) I'm confident I'll be able to figure something out.

The trick with a lot of these low-quantity, niche manufacturing runs is just being persistent and finding a factory (usually a smaller, more artisanal one) that is the right match. Just takes time.

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« Reply #132 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 06:45:19 »
I've done a fair amount of investigations so far but haven't yet been able to find a factory that is willing to do these at any sort of plausible MOQ. I do have some good leads, though, and will keep at it. :) I'm confident I'll be able to figure something out.

The trick with a lot of these low-quantity, niche manufacturing runs is just being persistent and finding a factory (usually a smaller, more artisanal one) that is the right match. Just takes time.

Take your time mate but please make it happen. It'll be great if the bag can fit the Norbaforce. The bag's design is amazing.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #133 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 07:18:11 »
have you decided what the inner lining will be?

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #134 on: Mon, 12 March 2018, 10:49:19 »
have you decided what the inner lining will be?

Current plan is a lighter-weight Cordura or some other form of nylon. However, I've been thinking of doing something maybe softer and more interesting/luxurious. I figure that I'll sort that out with the final factory once it is selected, as the fabrics they can source will likely be different than the ones I can find for the prototype.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #135 on: Sat, 17 March 2018, 15:15:25 »
I saw "tactical", and was lowkey expecting something like this..

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« Reply #136 on: Sat, 17 March 2018, 17:15:30 »
I saw "tactical", and was lowkey expecting something like this..

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Funny story I am legitimately considering buying a pelican case that can hold my boards. Not because I need it. But because it's cool as ****


Totally interested in this and will turn that interest into a sale

I picked up a cheap harbor freight 'pelican' case for my kishsaver.  Like you said, overkill, but pretty cool.

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« Reply #137 on: Wed, 21 March 2018, 14:08:34 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

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« Reply #138 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 09:44:24 »
Question, will there be something in the bag to prevent the keys from getting pressed? Like foam on the bottom to pivot the keyboard towards it's back?

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« Reply #139 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 11:06:01 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

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« Reply #140 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 12:07:35 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

How about this: have a „pocket“ in which one can put foam sheets into - if one does not care for this that pocket can be used for... something. CDs? Random accessories? Adapters? Whatnot.
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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #141 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 12:38:55 »
I don’t mind keys being pressed much tbh...

What about the velcro divider for split boards tho?
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« Reply #142 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 13:26:36 »

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

Heh yeah, It's just that I keep reading how Topre keys don't like to remain pressed for long periods of time hence the concern.  I think something simple at the bottom of the bag that makes it lean on the back side of the keyboard when being carried should work?

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« Reply #143 on: Thu, 12 April 2018, 13:42:26 »
A pair of elastic or velcro loops captured in a strip of velcro that's affixed to the back panel of the bag would be able to hold the board vertically without the switches being depressed provided the sides & front are stiff enough to keep them from pushing in. You'd be able to adjust the loops by undoing the velcro & sliding them along the back panel to adjust for different keyboards. A 3rd & 4th could be added to handle splits, or for extra secure holding or whatnot.

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« Reply #144 on: Sun, 15 April 2018, 22:59:51 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

Maybe you could use a pick/pluck-type foam? I wouldn't be worried about key presses as much as the case/keycaps rubbing or rattling repeatedly against the side when the bags moving.

Nice case, though! I like the design overall  :thumb:

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« Reply #145 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 07:41:18 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

Maybe you could use a pick/pluck-type foam? I wouldn't be worried about key presses as much as the case/keycaps rubbing or rattling repeatedly against the side when the bags moving.

Nice case, though! I like the design overall  :thumb:

A vote to please not use pick & pluck foam.  Though it has it's place, I don't think that's here, nor would it solve the problems that have been stated with keypresses and such, but would tend to make other problems.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #146 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 15:07:49 »
Man, this can't come out soon enough.  I just got a realforce 87u for the office and have been looking HARD for a case to transport it to/from work and all the bags that came up when searching are no longer produced (like the leopold bag from elitekeyboards).  I don't like just using a backpack since I'm sure keys are getting pressed.

Keys are designed to withstand pressing, you know?  ;D

It never occurred to me to care about this issue myself; what do other folks think? I could probably add some foam blocks on each side to prevent accidental key pressing, but it would limit the range of keyboards with which the case would be compatible, I would think. At least that would be the case unless I engineered a more sophisticated adjustable velcro-based solution. That could be fun though. :)

By way of an update, I'm still searching for a vendor who is willing to make this at non-astronomically-high quantities. =\

Maybe you could use a pick/pluck-type foam? I wouldn't be worried about key presses as much as the case/keycaps rubbing or rattling repeatedly against the side when the bags moving.

Nice case, though! I like the design overall  :thumb:

A vote to please not use pick & pluck foam.  Though it has it's place, I don't think that's here, nor would it solve the problems that have been stated with keypresses and such, but would tend to make other problems.

I'm not super sure how it would interact with a soft case like this, but my thought was that it would fill the rest of the case and would prevent the keyboard from sliding around (if you had a board that did not perfectly fill the intereior) while also allowing for the flexibility/support for a lot of case sizes. I don't think it would prevent the keys from being pressed either - I think the velcro strap suggestion would be a better fix to hold the case in place, or maybe including a hard-ish shell to prevent anything other than the case putting weight on the keycaps.

I'm curious what other problems might come up if the foam was included or what problems you've seen crop up when using it?

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #147 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 15:24:03 »
'm not super sure how it would interact with a soft case like this, but my thought was that it would fill the rest of the case and would prevent the keyboard from sliding around (if you had a board that did not perfectly fill the intereior) while also allowing for the flexibility/support for a lot of case sizes. I don't think it would prevent the keys from being pressed either - I think the velcro strap suggestion would be a better fix to hold the case in place, or maybe including a hard-ish shell to prevent anything other than the case putting weight on the keycaps.

I'm curious what other problems might come up if the foam was included or what problems you've seen crop up when using it?


The pick & pluck I've used, even from high end, has had debris problems, even when not picked.  With a keyboard, that could be pretty bad.  It's also usually used to compartmentalize, which isn't really what this needs, so wouldn't solve the problem IMO.  Perhaps thin strips of foam at best, especially, as you said, this is soft sided.  But not pick and pluck.  Just my opinion.

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #148 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 17:08:13 »
'm not super sure how it would interact with a soft case like this, but my thought was that it would fill the rest of the case and would prevent the keyboard from sliding around (if you had a board that did not perfectly fill the intereior) while also allowing for the flexibility/support for a lot of case sizes. I don't think it would prevent the keys from being pressed either - I think the velcro strap suggestion would be a better fix to hold the case in place, or maybe including a hard-ish shell to prevent anything other than the case putting weight on the keycaps.

I'm curious what other problems might come up if the foam was included or what problems you've seen crop up when using it?


The pick & pluck I've used, even from high end, has had debris problems, even when not picked.  With a keyboard, that could be pretty bad.  It's also usually used to compartmentalize, which isn't really what this needs, so wouldn't solve the problem IMO.  Perhaps thin strips of foam at best, especially, as you said, this is soft sided.  But not pick and pluck.  Just my opinion.

What do you mean by "debris problems"?

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Re: [IC] Tactical Carry bag for TKL keyboards
« Reply #149 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 17:37:41 »
'm not super sure how it would interact with a soft case like this, but my thought was that it would fill the rest of the case and would prevent the keyboard from sliding around (if you had a board that did not perfectly fill the intereior) while also allowing for the flexibility/support for a lot of case sizes. I don't think it would prevent the keys from being pressed either - I think the velcro strap suggestion would be a better fix to hold the case in place, or maybe including a hard-ish shell to prevent anything other than the case putting weight on the keycaps.

I'm curious what other problems might come up if the foam was included or what problems you've seen crop up when using it?


The pick & pluck I've used, even from high end, has had debris problems, even when not picked.  With a keyboard, that could be pretty bad.  It's also usually used to compartmentalize, which isn't really what this needs, so wouldn't solve the problem IMO.  Perhaps thin strips of foam at best, especially, as you said, this is soft sided.  But not pick and pluck.  Just my opinion.

Ahh I can totally see what you mean. I have a pelican with the P&P type foam, and over many hundreds of uses I've occasionally seen a small amount (like a few "flecks") of the black foam material come out when I remove my stuff from the case, so I definitely agree with you that the pick and pluck wouldn't be good for a "travel case" that you will be constantly putting the keyboard into/taking the keyboard from.

I still think a foam insert would be important in a case to make sure the case isn't rubbing on the bag itself, but maybe more of a laser-cut or blank closed-cell foam would be a better choice?

I'm still really digging the overall idea and design of the case, and would probably cut my own insert or something if there's not an option like it that's offered if/when this becomes available  :thumb: