How to succeed despite copycats

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Interesting. I didn’t even know the popularity of key replacements :rofl:

Oh yeah the mechanical keyboard community is huge these days.

There are subreddits, amazon stores, home resin casters, etc.

I obviously lead a very sheltered life :rofl:. Seriously some of those are amazing…i may need to get some!

It’s a rabbit hole, especially once you start reading up on switch types… people go a lot deeper than I did. I got a Varmilo brand keyboard at mechanicalkeyboards.com.

Specifically:

Oh wow, that’s nice! I’m sure it’s in the cards for me to need some…

My 13 year old nephew has schooled me on the types of keyboards and key caps! Two Christmas’s ago I sewed him a faux vinyl case for his favorite keyboard after the custom shell we were going to build on the g-forge turned out to be more difficult than we had initially thought. :wink:

Copycatters can really take the wind out of your sails, but when I was selling on Etsy (approximately 100 years ago), I was motivated by other sellers who took it as a challenge to keep designing and innovating to try to stay a step or two ahead!

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