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Was searching around ebay and saw this.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Ducky-Keyboard-D...item3cb37c17c2

Looks great and it is at a perfect price point imo. (I know it has blank keys)

Will be used for typing, but has to hold its own in gaming situations.
    
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post #2 of 10
its the ducky 9008 sold here at ocn
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post #3 of 10
****ty price. At that price point id rather buy a leopold or a filco.

PChome has the ducky's for somewhere around 85$ to your door.
post #4 of 10
Really nice board. You should get the PBT OCN (special) version from Tank Guys - comes with a nice wrist rest too

EDIT:

Just noticed the Ducky you linked had MX Black switches.
IIRC OCN editions only come in Blues or Brows.

Are you dead-set on mx blacks or considering other switch types?
Edited by candy_van - 5/2/11 at 9:03pm
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post
Really nice board. You should get the PBT OCN (special) version from Tank Guys - comes with a nice wrist rest too

EDIT:

Just noticed the Ducky you linked had MX Black switches.
IIRC OCN editions only come in Blues or Brows.

Are you dead-set on mx blacks or considering other switch types?
I am open to anything really.
    
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Didn't Chunky_Chimp or Tator Tot mention that they're getting different switches for the next round (including black) on OCN keyboards?
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Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
Didn't Chunky_Chimp or TatorTot mention that they're getting different switches on the next round (including black)?
This is correct, but with no ETA on that shipment I can understand the impatience from some members. :\\
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I am open to anything really.
Not sure if you've checked out the mechanical keyboard guide, but if not it can help give you a better idea of what switch-type you might prefer.
While nothing's better than trying it first hand, unfortunately there aren't many places you can do that - so evaluating your typing style / needs with switch characteristics is a good start.

Personally I prefer MX Browns as a good all-arounder (a lot do) - blacks are great for gaming but become pretty tedious to type on.
(linear so you almost always bottom out + fairly high actuation force)...again different strokes for different folks though

Quote:
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This is correct, but with no ETA on that shipment I can understand the impatience from some members. :\\
Good things come to those who wait.
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the return/exchange address is near me. gonna go spy on them tomorrow!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
Didn't Chunky_Chimp or Tator Tot mention that they're getting different switches for the next round (including black) on OCN keyboards?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
This is correct, but with no ETA on that shipment I can understand the impatience from some members. :\\
Oh, I'm late but I already copied it, so...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by drjoey1500
Any idea if there are going to be different kinds besides the ones from last time?
Many different kinds. It'll be a full fledged line up on par with what you would see a website like Elitekeyboard carry.

Multiple board types, and switch types.
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