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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #200 on: Thu, 07 December 2017, 20:25:45 »
This is completely off topic.

Have you considered making a HHKB case? I would love to see a premium case like this be an option for HHKB users.

he has and basically it's too hard

hhkb plate is integrated, so you basically have to remount the whole thing to do a case swap
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« Reply #201 on: Thu, 07 December 2017, 23:21:51 »
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he has and basically it's too hard

hhkb plate is integrated, so you basically have to remount the whole thing to do a case swap

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #202 on: Fri, 08 December 2017, 03:34:39 »
Really interested in the glossy singularity black. Do we have some sample pictures of it?

Here is a swatch picture of the color I think I'm going to use, but I don't have any full cases coated in it right now.

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I decided on a fairly high gloss option for this, since we already have a good matte black finish in the form of the hard anodizing.

This option was a last-minute addition at the request of a GB participant, so I likely won't have any samples of a cases coated in it before the GB ends.
Thank you for the extra info :) Picking the color for this case is like one of the hardest decision of my life!

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« Reply #203 on: Fri, 08 December 2017, 13:59:31 »
I am seriously considering a Norbaforce. Anxiously waiting for the typing sound video, though!
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« Reply #204 on: Sat, 09 December 2017, 09:44:07 »
Mr Norbauer is right
Laser on pink case looks more dope  :-*

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« Reply #205 on: Sat, 09 December 2017, 17:12:33 »
By the way, what are the dimensions of the case?
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« Reply #206 on: Sat, 09 December 2017, 18:00:21 »
Any chance Pantone 3435C (or similar) will see a return in any of your cases? Dark green is fairly uncommon and that one seems to have come out real nice.

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #207 on: Sat, 09 December 2017, 19:41:22 »
Any chance Pantone 3435C (or similar) will see a return in any of your cases? Dark green is fairly uncommon and that one seems to have come out real nice.

i'm pretty sure that was a one-off

but also yes please
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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #208 on: Sun, 10 December 2017, 08:03:48 »
Any chance Pantone 3435C (or similar) will see a return in any of your cases? Dark green is fairly uncommon and that one seems to have come out real nice.

i'm pretty sure that was a one-off

but also yes please

I figured that particular color was, but am hopeful that darker shades of green in general aren't off the table - especially with Norbauer being one of the few I see willing to play with shades and textures more than the norm. Between you and I, he's got interest from at least two, right?

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #209 on: Sun, 10 December 2017, 09:22:27 »
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« Reply #210 on: Sun, 10 December 2017, 09:45:31 »
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That's why, I'm holding off placing my order til just before the dateline. I'm in for a tactical black

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« Reply #211 on: Sun, 10 December 2017, 10:08:04 »
That's why, I'm holding off placing my order til just before the dateline. I'm in for a tactical black
Not Enigma black?  ;)
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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #212 on: Sun, 10 December 2017, 12:25:47 »
Any chance Pantone 3435C (or similar) will see a return in any of your cases? Dark green is fairly uncommon and that one seems to have come out real nice.

i'm pretty sure that was a one-off

but also yes please

I figured that particular color was, but am hopeful that darker shades of green in general aren't off the table - especially with Norbauer being one of the few I see willing to play with shades and textures more than the norm. Between you and I, he's got interest from at least two, right?

i've got an aesthetic to keep

black on black on black
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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #213 on: Tue, 12 December 2017, 10:56:01 »
Went with enigma grey.  Black also looks good.  Reminds me a bit of the finish on some 60s-70s synths. 

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« Reply #214 on: Tue, 12 December 2017, 11:16:08 »
If an 86u was easier to get I would get one of these in a heartbeat. So nice.

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« Reply #215 on: Thu, 14 December 2017, 01:16:20 »
Approval bump  :thumb:

Thanks so much!

I have no idea which color to choose, but the question of joining is nonexistent.

I should probably make some better thumbnails of the powder coat colors.

Here are some links to higher-res shots of these same finishes from my Novatouch project

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Venice Beach
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Royal Wrinkle
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Monte Carlo Red
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As a person who brought CM case(black anodize) from him, I can vouch for Norbauer. One word to describe his product..... flawless!, Build like a tank and feels not going to fall apart anything soon and it would probably outlive me.

Thanks for making RealForce casing possible.  I was disappointed with Novatouch despite lubing, adding silent foam rings, swapping PBT keycaps etc. It didn't feel right to me.  Realforce seems to get everything right.

I'm tempted to order Monte Carlo Red but before I order it I want to know(in your opinion) if the Monte Carlo Red powder coating is 'industrial' worthly tough. Of course, I'm not expecting a tank to drive over and have the coating still in pristine condition or acid proof.

Sorry if I appeared nonsensical.

 

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« Reply #216 on: Thu, 14 December 2017, 06:40:58 »
I too wonder about Monte Carlo Red... however I'm thinking anodization is still the most beautiful finish compared to powder coating, so Silver or Black is in my decision tree...
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« Reply #217 on: Fri, 15 December 2017, 18:24:22 »
Looking forward to Topclack's review of the case soon

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« Reply #218 on: Sun, 17 December 2017, 02:29:12 »
I wanted to say I am super excited. I plan to order one of these cases before the dead line. I am going to go with a Tactical black anodized. I was just wondering if the cable that was mentioned will be the same one shown in the picture? That cable looks NICE.

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« Reply #219 on: Sun, 17 December 2017, 04:36:40 »
hi ryan,

can i check which of enigma black or black tactical is closer to the original case texture?

i'd ideally retain some of the original realforce feel elements.
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« Reply #220 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 06:04:03 »
How is the typing video coming along?
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« Reply #221 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 07:43:09 »
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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #222 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 13:55:03 »
How is the typing video coming along?

Haven't had a chance yet, but do hope to post one this week.

hi ryan,

can i check which of enigma black or black tactical is closer to the original case texture?

i'd ideally retain some of the original realforce feel elements.

I'd have to say Tactical Black. The originals have very little texture to speak of.

I wanted to say I am super excited. I plan to order one of these cases before the dead line. I am going to go with a Tactical black anodized. I was just wondering if the cable that was mentioned will be the same one shown in the picture? That cable looks NICE.

Thanks! Yes, the cable shown in the photos will be included.


Thanks for making RealForce casing possible.  I was disappointed with Novatouch despite lubing, adding silent foam rings, swapping PBT keycaps etc. It didn't feel right to me.  Realforce seems to get everything right.

I'm tempted to order Monte Carlo Red but before I order it I want to know(in your opinion) if the Monte Carlo Red powder coating is 'industrial' worthly tough. Of course, I'm not expecting a tank to drive over and have the coating still in pristine condition or acid proof.

Powder coat is certainly an industrial finishing process; this is the same finish used on Ferrari engine blocks. Powder is more susceptible to chipping if, for example, you were to drop it onto a hard floor from a desk. However, anodizing is more susceptible to scratching by very hard sharp objects. If durability is an extreme concern, I'd have to say: go with Tactical Black, but honestly both have their strong and weak points so it's probably a wash between the two options.

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #223 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 16:54:03 »
By the way, what are the dimensions of the case?

Case dimensions are:
385mm wide x 181mm deep x 22.5mm tall

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« Reply #224 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 17:00:18 »
Finally committed to aerospace allu. Thanks Norb, the decision between this and ano III was painful. Can't wait for this!!!

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« Reply #225 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 17:01:29 »
Finally committed to aerospace allu. Thanks Norb, the decision between this and ano III was painful. Can't wait for this!!!

That's a very pretty option! It's the one I'm currently using on my desk right now; it matches my iMac especially well. :) Thanks for supporting the project, haytorious!!

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« Reply #226 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 17:03:46 »
Finally committed to aerospace allu. Thanks Norb, the decision between this and ano III was painful. Can't wait for this!!!

That's a very pretty option! It's the one I'm currently using on my desk right now; it matches my iMac especially well. :) Thanks for supporting the project, haytorious!!

By the way, any thoughts on how the new jchan bke 60g domes will pair with the alu case?

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« Reply #227 on: Mon, 18 December 2017, 17:05:15 »
Finally committed to aerospace allu. Thanks Norb, the decision between this and ano III was painful. Can't wait for this!!!

That's a very pretty option! It's the one I'm currently using on my desk right now; it matches my iMac especially well. :) Thanks for supporting the project, haytorious!!

By the way, any thoughts on how the new jchan bke 60g domes will pair with the alu case?

Probably about the same as on any RealForce: awesomely? ;)

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« Reply #228 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 06:20:43 »
Powder coat is certainly an industrial finishing process; this is the same finish used on Ferrari engine blocks. Powder is more susceptible to chipping if, for example, you were to drop it onto a hard floor from a desk. However, anodizing is more susceptible to scratching by very hard sharp objects. If durability is an extreme concern, I'd have to say: go with Tactical Black, but honestly both have their strong and weak points so it's probably a wash between the two options.

Thanks for your opinion, I'm getting the Monte Carlo Red finish.
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« Reply #229 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 07:01:23 »
Finally committed to aerospace allu. Thanks Norb, the decision between this and ano III was painful. Can't wait for this!!!
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« Reply #230 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 11:16:57 »
That's a very pretty option! It's the one I'm currently using on my desk right now; it matches my iMac especially well. :) Thanks for supporting the project, haytorious!!

could you please post a photo of your desk with it in front of your mac? i went with enigma black and alu, but i'm going to be using them with a macbook pro and tb display (office) and an imac (at home). would really like to see it :)

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« Reply #231 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 17:31:38 »
This case if its even more premium then my Realforce 87UB55 case then I am just not sure. I am so excited I just placed my order for a Tactical Black Hard Anodized Case. I am seriously excited. This should be simply amazing. I got a feeling it will also equate to my endgame least my endgame for a while. I already love typing on my topre boards. There is something just classy about the black on black. With a few artisan's that looks amazing!

I am curious thought has this hit MOT? I am hoping it has!!! I know it was a 100 but I couldn't find anything. Norbaforce thanks designing such a unique and impressive chassis. I am excited to see if you end up also doing one for the FC660C Leopolds. That will be another chassis I will have to invest in!

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« Reply #232 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 17:33:30 »
This case if its even more premium then my Realforce 87UB55 case then I am just not sure. I am so excited I just placed my order for a Tactical Black Hard Anodized Case. I am seriously excited. This should be simply amazing. I got a feeling it will also equate to my endgame least my endgame for a while. I already love typing on my topre boards. There is something just classy about the black on black. With a few artisan's that looks amazing!

I am curious thought has this hit MOT? I am hoping it has!!! I know it was a 100 but I couldn't find anything. Norbaforce thanks designing such a unique and impressive chassis. I am excited to see if you end up also doing one for the FC660C Leopolds. That will be another chassis I will have to invest in!

Thanks so much for your support and enthusiasm! We did indeed hit the MOQ several days ago, so all is well there. :)

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« Reply #233 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 21:06:25 »
Are there any pics of what an 87U looks like with blocks?

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« Reply #234 on: Tue, 19 December 2017, 23:36:17 »
Are there any pics of what an 87U looks like with blocks?

I think the blocked layout will only work with the 86U as it only has 1u winkeys on both left and right side.

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« Reply #235 on: Wed, 20 December 2017, 09:11:51 »
Are there any pics of what an 87U looks like with blocks?

I think the blocked layout will only work with the 86U as it only has 1u winkeys on both left and right side.

Blocked layout works fine on an 87U. There are mockups in the interest check.

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« Reply #236 on: Thu, 21 December 2017, 16:40:28 »
Are there any pics of what an 87U looks like with blocks?


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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #237 on: Thu, 21 December 2017, 17:59:59 »

Here's a typing video preview for the Norbaforce:


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« Reply #238 on: Thu, 21 December 2017, 18:15:21 »

Here's a typing video preview for the Norbaforce:


Cool. Thanks for alerting us to this.

I am just waiting on a piece of audio equipment to arrive (tracking says tomorrow) and will post a high-fidelity typing video showing each of these four options: with riser feet, without riser feet, with sound dampening liner foam, without foam. I hope to have this done and posted by Saturday.

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« Reply #239 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 02:54:35 »
i'm still torn between space station white/enigma grey/enigma black for my RF AE, need to make decision before the GB end, i'm leaning more towards the space station white to add more safe contrast to the color.

btw love the work, thanks to make it happen for us.

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« Reply #240 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 05:57:48 »
Finally placed my order for that gorgeous Astrophysical Purple. Thank you norbauer, for all your effort. My Norbatouch has been great for the past +-10 months, but I can't wait to start using my all time favorite keyboard again. Also thanks for the EU proxy, this saves me quite a bit of money and hassle. Normally I'd have to pay an additional !105! euros for taxes, fees etc, now only like 20-25 for the proxy.

I plan to combine the purple case with these green keycaps: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Topre-Realforce-Keycap-Full-Set-for-Realforce-87-104-Keyboard-English-Green/282663767717?epid=2229655519&hash=item41d012cea5:g:JyIAAOSwjwtZsAnw. Kind of going for a 'modern botanical' theme ;)

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« Reply #241 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 06:29:16 »
Finally placed my order for that gorgeous Astrophysical Purple. Thank you norbauer, for all your effort. My Norbatouch has been great for the past +-10 months, but I can't wait to start using my all time favorite keyboard again. Also thanks for the EU proxy, this saves me quite a bit of money and hassle. Normally I'd have to pay an additional !105! euros for taxes, fees etc, now only like 20-25 for the proxy.

I plan to combine the purple case with these green keycaps: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Topre-Realforce-Keycap-Full-Set-for-Realforce-87-104-Keyboard-English-Green/282663767717?epid=2229655519&hash=item41d012cea5:g:JyIAAOSwjwtZsAnw. Kind of going for a 'modern botanical' theme ;)

I just got those caps in the other day for my astrophysical order! They're a nice shade that I think will go well with the purple.

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« Reply #242 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 06:35:29 »
Any chance to get a second cable additionally?

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« Reply #243 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 08:33:40 »
Finally placed my order for that gorgeous Astrophysical Purple. Thank you norbauer, for all your effort. My Norbatouch has been great for the past +-10 months, but I can't wait to start using my all time favorite keyboard again. Also thanks for the EU proxy, this saves me quite a bit of money and hassle. Normally I'd have to pay an additional !105! euros for taxes, fees etc, now only like 20-25 for the proxy.

I plan to combine the purple case with these green keycaps: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Topre-Realforce-Keycap-Full-Set-for-Realforce-87-104-Keyboard-English-Green/282663767717?epid=2229655519&hash=item41d012cea5:g:JyIAAOSwjwtZsAnw. Kind of going for a 'modern botanical' theme ;)

I just got those caps in the other day for my astrophysical order! They're a nice shade that I think will go well with the purple.

Awesome! I'm actually quite surprised that there's someone with exactly the same plan ;). I kind of like the idea as I hope this way it still feels somewhat like a 'real' realforce...

For the purple lovers out there; there's actually a pretty nice purple (and pink) topre spacebar available here (for 7 days): https://www.massdrop.com/buy/hot-keys-project-mito-laser-artisan-keycaps. Not too much of a MD fan, but still!
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« Reply #244 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 08:52:46 »

Awesome! I'm actually quite surprised that there's someone with exactly the same plan...


I wouldn't say my plan is exactly the same - I am a bit less creative than "modern botanical." I am looking forward to seeing how yours comes out honestly; similar but with a different focus.
I just plan to use the colors from Eva Unit 01 as my inspiration: purple case, black RF mods, green RF alphas, orange space bar and hopefully some blue blanks eventually as the WASD cluster.

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« Reply #245 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 09:35:05 »
Finally placed my order for that gorgeous Astrophysical Purple. Thank you norbauer, for all your effort. My Norbatouch has been great for the past +-10 months, but I can't wait to start using my all time favorite keyboard again. Also thanks for the EU proxy, this saves me quite a bit of money and hassle. Normally I'd have to pay an additional !105! euros for taxes, fees etc, now only like 20-25 for the proxy.

I plan to combine the purple case with these green keycaps: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Topre-Realforce-Keycap-Full-Set-for-Realforce-87-104-Keyboard-English-Green/282663767717?epid=2229655519&hash=item41d012cea5:g:JyIAAOSwjwtZsAnw. Kind of going for a 'modern botanical' theme ;)

I just got those caps in the other day for my astrophysical order! They're a nice shade that I think will go well with the purple.

Awesome! I'm actually quite surprised that there's someone with exactly the same plan ;). I kind of like the idea as I hope this way it still feels somewhat like a 'real' realforce...

For the purple lovers out there; there's actually a pretty nice purple (and pink) topre spacebar available here (for 7 days): https://www.massdrop.com/buy/hot-keys-project-mito-laser-artisan-keycaps. Not too much of a MD fan, but still!
Thanks for the highlight.  ;)
HHKB Professional 2 Type S Stock | Topre RF 87U + Norbaforce + Mix BKE Heavy 60g/ Stock 55g + Silencing ring + Slight lubed with [Krytox GPL 105 housing] & [Krytox GPL 205 stab]

Offline Devkey

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #246 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 12:13:34 »
i'm still torn between space station white/enigma grey/enigma black for my RF AE, need to make decision before the GB end, i'm leaning more towards the space station white to add more safe contrast to the color.

btw love the work, thanks to make it happen for us.

I'm rolling with white. I figure it's a little more unique too, to have a glossy white finish on an aluminum keyboard. I see gray ones all the time, but not pure white.

Offline DillonHightower

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #247 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 17:45:33 »
I am sooo dam torn between white and purple. I have a white computer that this would go great with, but Not to sure that the caps im wanting to use would match well.
I do have a few different sets but was mainly wanting this board to be used with Gmk laser, And in the future troubled minds round 2 sometime next year. 

Main concern with white is that it would look odd with laser, or even troubled minds, But on the other hand look great with a my toxic set, or even miami nights.  This decision is killing me truley, Ive put this off till now trying to decide .

@Lansky   can I ask one more favor please? A mock with the white case and laser, or and JTK Toxic. 

Here is a pic of my computer for reasoning and comparison of why im torn. White to match, Purple to go with caps that I already have.


            

Offline HotRoderX

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #248 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 18:05:10 »
I fought with my self over Retro Refrigerator (Cause it looks so cool and is so unique), White (Cause white is classy and you never see white metal cases period), Red (Cause its red and flashy also Ferrari), Finally Tactical black (Its black it goes with everything). I ended up settling for the Tactical black for the simple fact it will match everything look good doing it. I am really stoked about this also! I plan to get some topre orange keycap's to replace the modifier's and was cluster on my board. Then I have a Tangerine Topre Fugu coming in. Then once I get my case it really will be end game.

Offline Rumblehotep

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Re: the Norbaforce: after-market housing for RealForce TKL keyboards
« Reply #249 on: Fri, 22 December 2017, 19:11:21 »
Trying to decide if Galaxy, Monte Carlo, or Singularity would match Red Samurai better.  Hyperglossy would gel with the lacquered look I think this set deserves but textured might look good too... grr decisions...
Any aesthetics experts can help me out?

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