[atreus] Re: Keycap replacement
- From: Judson Lester <nyarly@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: atreus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:06:40 +0000
On Wed, Apr 20, 2016, 18:22 Phil Hagelberg <phil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Judson Lester <nyarly@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
Go ahead and desolder the switch first and pull the switch and keycap
out together as a single unit. I will send you some replacement keycaps
in the mail free if you want to swap out the switches but are afraid of
Sorry if I mislead: I did pull the linears out. And indeed, I pulled then
out as a unit, and then removed the caps (there was some skin lost :) ) to
go onto the clicky keys.
What I'm concerned about is replacing more of the keycaps. I'd at least
want a couple of homing bumps.
My current plan is to use a wire cap puller, maybe in conjunction with a
screwdriver, in preference to the cheapie plastic one I've got. I was
wondering if anyone on the list had further advice on the process.
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