How to Lube Mechanical Keyboard Switches

Lubing your mechanical keyboard switches can help improve the feel and performance of your keyboard. Here is a guide on how to lube your mechanical keyboard switches:

  1. Gather your tools: You'll need a few basic tools to get started, including a switch lube, a lube applicator (such as a syringe or a toothpick), and a cleaning cloth.

  2. Clean your switches: Before you start lubing your switches, it's a good idea to clean them first. This will help remove any dirt or debris that could interfere with the lube application. You can use a cleaning cloth or a cotton swab dampened with isopropyl alcohol to gently wipe down the switches.

  3. Apply the lube: Once your switches are clean and dry, you're ready to apply the lube. Using your applicator, apply a small amount of lube to the stem of each switch. Be careful not to use too much, as this can cause the lube to seep into the switch housing and create a mess.

  4. Work the lube into the switch: Once you've applied the lube, use your applicator or a clean cloth to work the lube into the switch. This will help the lube evenly coat the inside of the switch and ensure that it is fully distributed.

  5. Test the switches: After lubing your switches, it's a good idea to test them out to make sure the lube is evenly distributed and that the switches are functioning properly. Type on your keyboard as you normally would and make sure there are no issues with the feel or performance of the switches.

  6. Repeat as needed

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