Gateron Oil King Linear Switches

In stock
Sale price$6.49

1 Quantity contains 10 Switches.

Discover the Oil King Switch, a revolutionary mechanical linear switch boasting a Nylon PA66 upper housing and a unique black Ink housing material base, providing unparalleled durability and stability. The switch features a POM stem that ensures ultra-stability with almost no wobble, delivering a superior typing experience. Compared to traditional switches, the Oil King offers a deeper, richer sound, enhancing the overall typing feel. It includes a gold contact for improved anti-oxidation performance, protecting the switch from corrosion and ensuring a lifespan of up to 60 million cycles. The switch's distinctiveness is further accentuated by a long, 20mm black plated spring, offering a 55g actuation and 80g bottom-out weight for a smooth, unique typing sensation.


  • Tactile
  • 5-pin PCB mount
  • Top Housing: Nylon
  • Bottom Housing: Ink Material
  • Stem: POM
  • Spring: 20mm
  • Total Travel: 4.0mm
  • 55g Spring Actuation - 80g Spring Bottom-out
  • Manufactured by Gateron
  • 10 Switches per Quantity
  • Hand Lubricated

For optimal performance and smoothness, the bottom housing rails, exterior stem pole, and all surfaces of the stem including the legs are expertly lubricated with Krytox 205G0 Tribosys3204. The springs are also lubricated with Krytox GPL105 and the switches are topped off with an application of Durock Foam Films.

**Please note that these switches feature two additional thick plastic pins (5-pin) that may not be compatible with 3-pin hot-swap boards. To make them compatible, you may need to clip the two pins. Kindly confirm compatibility before purchasing.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Ishraq M.

Switches come very well lubed, to a point where there is no spring ping on any switches and there is no sluggishness. Fair prices as well. Highly recommend.