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 Post subject: A few questions about key rearrangement
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:48 am 
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I'm planning on purchasing the Fire Deck Legend, but since I use the Colemak layout, I'd like to make sure of a few things, so I'll know if it would be viable to arrange the keys to my layout.

The keycap height is the same for each row, correct? [Not "contoured" row heights that I've seen on other mechanical keyboards]

With mechanical boards, all of the switches have the same kind of stem, which would allow me to move most of the keys, correct? [This will be my first mechanical board, and I want to make absolutely sure of this since my current Logitech board pulls an evil trick where some keys are different and cannot be moved.]

With mechanical boards, I'd need to make a keycap puller, right? [I've heard that one can be made from a paperclip. I've seen one design where one paperclip is more of a "U" shape, and another that uses wire with a key-ring with more of a salad tong shape. Which one of these would work better and be safer for the keyboard?]

With a key puller, is there any specific way to remove the keys? [I've heard of people that pulled the wrong way and damaged the switch]


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 Post subject: Re: A few questions about key rearrangement
PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:30 pm 
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Keycap height is the same for all rows.

All switches have the same stem.

Puller can be any style, just make sure you pull straight up. Pulling from an angle could break the stem or switch.

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 Post subject: Re: A few questions about key rearrangement
PostPosted: Sun Jul 03, 2011 4:48 am 
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Thanks for the information :)
I'll definitely be ordering one of them today!


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