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Offline jiexi

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Can Clack 3Ds fade/yellow?
« on: Fri, 19 May 2017, 23:32:44 »
I have a Clack 3D, and it seems like it's a few shades off from white white.
https://i.imgur.com/zQ9DipEh.jpg

I'm sure the pictures on the Elite Keyboard page aren't 100% accurate, but they look a lot more white than mine. http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,cherrymxkeys&pid=cf_5c_sku_3d

Offline Serendipity

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Re: Can Clack 3Ds fade/yellow?
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 19 May 2017, 23:36:59 »
Resin like all other plastics will eventually yellow, even minimizing exposure will not be enough, a few of my older clacks have some discoloration and they haven't seen the sun in two years
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Offline jiexi

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Re: Can Clack 3Ds fade/yellow?
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 19 May 2017, 23:46:30 »
Do you think retrobrite would help lighten it up a bit? Or would I just ruin everything lol

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Re: Can Clack 3Ds fade/yellow?
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 21 May 2017, 02:31:20 »
Do you think retrobrite would help lighten it up a bit? Or would I just ruin everything lol

Retrobrite is for ABS so that'd be a bad idea, but part of me is curious to see what'd happen if you tried.
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