This demo will show why I like the powder better than grease so far for these switches:
Here’s the powder I used:
So this is unexpected… The switches sound kinda weird! The powder seems to be muffling the bottom out noise. Here is a typing video:
Whoa, I thought we are supposed to be kinda gentle with opened-bottom housing since the metal contacts are fragile and can get bent easily. Shaking a bunch of bottom housing in a container surprised me a bit
Meh, they aren’t THAT fragile
FWIW I experienced very little stick-slip friction in my switches (production ones, not proto/samples).
That said, you and others have been talking a lot about dry lubing with straight PTFE powder so I really appreciate the video and ongoing experimentation.