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TEX Cherry MX Rubber O-Rings

TEX Cherry MX Rubber O-Rings

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These were shipped to me in Belgium. But so far I didn't receive them yet. How long is the estimated shipping time to Europe?
EDIT: My appologies, the package did arrive today.
Would these help at all with the mettle 'tinging' sound that the springs in my MX Gray's make? That sound is really annoying. I've tried to look into this on Deskthority, but it looks like the main fixes they have would require taking the switches apart. Since all my keyboard has LEDs this is kind of a pain to do...
Great news! TEX let us know that the group's order is on its way to our warehouse now. Based on the shipping schedule we were given, we are expecting the shipment to arrive early next week. As it stands, we should be able to ship out everyone's order quite a bit ahead of schedule.
The order will arrive in a bulk shipment and our warehouse team is ready to break it down into individual packages and send them out to you as soon as it arrives.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 2/27 or sooner.
Thanks again for joining the drop with the community. We submitted the group’s order with TEX for the Cherry MX Rubber O-Rings shortly after the drop ended and they have begun preparing it for shipment.
Once the group’s order is ready at TEX's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our fulfillment center where we’ll break it up into individual orders and ship them off to you as soon as possible.
The moment we receive confirmation regarding the shipping schedule from TEX, we will provide you guys with updated information on the status of your package.
Expect an update from us on 2/19 or sooner.
Aww crap, I need this and missed the drop.
Nicholsonr
Check out WASD keyboards. They different versions of this for sale and are generally good guys.
I feel cheated.. Too bad I can't cancel my order. If they can be obtained for 1/4 of the price elsewhere why does the site still offers them? Going to PayPal resolution to obtain a refund..
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It's not your right. Go google the law... I bought it without knowing the cheaper alternatives and I'm disappointed too, but I accept my mistake for not doing my own research. You made a bad decision; be a man about it. Good luck tryna abuse that charge dispute. If they bother to fight back, you'll definitely lose.
BenzTanakrit
i'm not abusing the charge dispute. or whatever that means...how can u champion the claims of a seller? u r a buyer, u have as much right as the seller. a seller is protected if i made a false and inaccurate fraudulent claim. they are protected. i'm NOT scamming them. i'm just letting them make one less profit out of a few hundred. if this vendor comes with a better deal of another item. i will gladly buy. any goods u buy regardless is entitled to a refund. if u return the good in exact condition as when u acquire it. this is not about being a man about it or whatever. this is a goods and service dispute. i am simply pointing out facts. i have not at any one time fabricate lies. i made a conscious u turn about my purchase.
Now I just need to get a keyboard in MX Black and some titanium keycaps.
I've got a ducky shine 4, cherry mx blacks. Will these inhibit my leds in any way?
Kiseki
No they will not
Just search "cherry o ring" on eBay. I got a pack of 150 for $2.29 AUD. Hardly any travel reduction (0.2mm?) and they halve the sound of bottoming out the keycaps.
Could you use these in the place of dental bands for an hhkb scilencing mod??
Got a sample pack of O-Rings from WASD a while back and hated all of them. These are different. On Cherry Blue switches, the feel is very similar to an Apple Extended II. Well worth ten bucks IMO. Link to more potato quality photos. http://imgur.com/a/X3kVI
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the shipping seems a bit steep for me. $7.37 just to mail a small packet...
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dave.z
They sell transparent o-rings on ebay for like $3 (shipping included). Takes about a month to get them (from China).
Not transparent though. $10 is the about the going price now a days. I used to find clear o rings on ebay for like $3.50 with shipping. O rings are dirt cheap to make, and can be bought by the handful at the right hardware store. Buying clear ones online though, that is a bit trickier although I'm sure there are still $3.50 out there shipping form China.
I'm going to revise the statement I made regarding o-rings.
They dampen the sound of the switches, which, through my experience with 0.4mm rings has made the key feel mushy. I have MX Browns and have tried these rings on two separate occasions which both lasted under a week. It's purely subjective, but without the bottoming out of the keys, it felt about as comfortable as a rubber dome.
Another part (again, completely subjective) about the inability to bottom out, I found myself pushing the keys harder than usual because they felt mushy, which, over long periods of time, hurt my fingers.
I don't want you to not buy the product because of my bad experiences with them. Like Toxic said three posts up, you can get these things for much cheaper than $9.99. Hell, you could use the rubber bands they give you with braces.
Just wanted to clear some stuff up with the post I made before :)
It's a personal preference thing. Just like different keys and caps. For me... O-rings greatly improved the feel for my MX-Blues. Greatly improving the feel and sound. Now I only hear the activation click, instead of the louder hollow bottoming out sound I was getting before. The Shorter depth to bottoming out has improved my typing as I typically pound the keys way to hard. The softening of the landing on bottoming out has caused my fingers less fatigue when typing up large project statuses.
O-rings can come in many different thickness and hardness ratings. I wonder which type gave you issues. I'm also curious what aspect of the o-rings "make your fingers hurt."
VooDooAddict
I totally understand your point with the MX Blues. My bad!
I feel like the "increases typing speed" in the description is really false advertising. Having these doesn't make you press buttons any faster.
Everyone, please. Don't buy these "special-made-for-cherry" o-rings. It's a rip off! These are just regular o-rings you can get for less than $1 on aliexpress.com of for $2-$5 on Amazon/eBay (depending on material). For $10 you can get multiple sets with different materials and/or density and experiment with them finding what's best for you.
I'm debating whether or not to try these out. I just purchased these for $2.08 w/ 2-day shipping.http://www.amazon.com/008-Buna-N-O-Ring-Durometer-Black/dp/B000FMWLR8
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After getting these (http://www.amazon.com/008-Buna-N-O-Ring-Durometer-Black/dp/B000FMWLR8) o-rings, I found almost no difference between them and the red ones provided with the wasd code when actually using them. What I did realize is that I hate o-rings lol. They tire my hands out faster than bottoming by far, especially on mx greens.
Also, when I got my wasd code w/ greens (red o-rings), I regretted my decision because it didn't have the feel I wanted. I thought that greens weren't for me, but since I've gotten this va87m w/ greens (no o-rings), I've loved every second of it! I used the o-rings I got off of amazon and it felt just like the code, so I took em off. At this point, I don't care who I'm bothering with my "CLACK! CLACK!"...I deserve the sound of satisfaction! I feel like I own a type writer!
Alik
I love my browns with o-rings on my CM Storm Stealth. Matter of preference I guess.
We’re happy to report that all of the orders have been shipped out!
Thanks again for the support guys. Make sure to share your experience with the TEX Cherry MX Rubber O-Rings on Massdrop.
If there’s anything else we can do to make your Massdrop experience better, feel free to email us at support@massdrop.com.
Hey Everyone,
We were informed by TEX that the remaining order is going to be ready to be shipped out to us from Taiwan tonight. Once it does, we should get it in approximately 5 business days. We are aiming to have the remaining order shipped out to everyone by next week.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 11/04 or sooner if something comes up.
Hey Guys,
We spoke to the vendor and the remaining order is scheduled to ship out from the vendor first thing this coming week. Once it ships we will request tracking info and keep an eye on the shipment until it arrives.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 10/28 or sooner if something comes up.
Hey Guys,
Production on the remaining batch is ongoing. We are trying to expedite this process and will keep you guys looped in and let you know if anything comes up.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 10/24 or sooner if something comes up.
Typing my first words with these O-Rings installed, so much quieter with Cherry Browns! Massdrop, consider adding .2mm thickness rings next time - I think .4mm is a little too thick for people that like the "mechanical keyboard" feel.
Product seems high quality and the price was great!
Hey Guys,
Most of the orders have shipped out, unfortunately it looks like we weren't shipped the entire order as initially anticipated. We have reached out to the vendor and will get the full order in as soon as possible.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 10/17 or sooner if something comes up.
We're going have to wait over a month to save a few bucks? And the people who signed up late, are they still going to wait 3 weeks beyond that? Uh.... no thanks. There are easier and cheaper ways to get our stuff. Sorry Massdrop, this will be the last time I'm going on one of these group buys.
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I just got an email saying it's being shipped. So that's good. The wait is almost over.
I happen to have the eBay o-rings. They are 1.5mm thick, but do not reduce travel by 1.5mm. There is some space between the keycap and the Cherry MX switch that the o-ring needs to fill up. The 0.2mm and 0.4mm specs listed by WASD is the travel reduction and not the thickness of the o-ring. I don't know the actual travel reduction of the eBay o-rings, but they would be similar to the WASD or TEX ones.
Hey Guys,
We spoke to the vendor earlier today and they are still preparing the group's order for shipment. We will stay in contact with them and update the group as soon as the bulk order arrives at our warehouse.
Thanks for your patience and expect an update from us on 10/10 or sooner if something comes up.
Bought these and I don't even have a keyboard yet lol... waiting for the drop on the Poker II to end
Hey everyone,
We’ve submitted our order for TEX Cherry MX Rubber O-Rings shortly after the drop ended.
Now that the order has been placed, TEX is preparing it for shipment. In the meantime, we will also be getting our warehouse ready to handle the reshipment of the product to everyone as soon as it arrives.
Expect an update next Monday or sooner if something comes up.
Cheers!
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