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I can't wait to see the reply but I'm guessing a no.
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I don't really like the BlackWidow. First, it has blue switches. I'm a little confused why they chose the blue switches for what they call a "gaming" keyboard. Blues are fine for some gamers but for those who double tap (even during typing), it can be a problem.
I hear it is a problem cause the reset is 1mm higher than blacks/browns? I think the main reason they choose it is because for gaming it helps when you can hear the click you can tell the command took.

This helps when you are playing SC2 or something and you wanna toss down a building and you need to make sure that you actually DID choose to drop it. Also SlayerSboxer uses blues so they must be good. I would assume they are better for RTS though and for double tapping if you aren't used to blacks then it SHOULD be fine cause you would release the key fully anyway. I play SC2 mainly and there is a LOT of double tapping and I have played on Blues and have never had a problem.

On a more related note to your problem. NO YOU ARE NOT THE ONLY ONE >< haha I am in the process of looking for a keyboard as well. (cept i <3 the blues... the click click helps me focus) but I think main thing is that after a certain point it comes down to personal preference, (does it fit your hands, style, price, etc.) Also I'm going with the DAS but the LOUD AND PROUD one lol good luck on getting your request! and don't forget to get/tryget that student discount
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Some people just completely bottom out so they get the black or red switches. That would be horrible for typing (obviously).

Edit: The email has been accepted. Just waiting for a reply now.
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Update. They said no. Here's the email:

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Hello,

Thanks for your interest in Das Keyboard!

We are not able to do custom finishes and we don't disclose information on future design plans, but we encourage you to check our website, blog, Facebook page or Twitter feed for updates.

Website: www.daskeyboard.com
Blog: www.daskeyboard.com/blog
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DasKeyboard
Twitter: @DasKeyboard

We appreciate your inquiry and suggestion.

Sincerely,

Das Keyboard Support
I didn't ask about future models but okay...
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post #27 of 46
Just order it anyway and go nuts with a knife on the finish, as long as you don't go too deep should start looking matte eventually

*Bias alert* Get a Filco Majestouch 2
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Yeh. Anyways, I asked my sister today (some may lol. Yes, my sis) and she said she liked the Das but doesn't know why but did say that she liked the matte finish so she's basically just like me. How about overall convenience? The DK9008-G2 has an extra 4 buttons and that matte finish while the Das has the glossy finish. I've heard that the letters on the keys wear out easily, especially when you have extra oil on your fingers. I forgot the imprint on the G2 but I think it was the one where the text has to be darker than the keys but lasts longer. The das is laser etch with fill I believe. I know the laser part but just guessed the fill.
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post #29 of 46
Has to be paint filled to be light lettering on dark keys. I would bet with a little steelwool and time you could get a nice looking finish on the Das.
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I'll try that when I know the keyboard won't die on me or when I'm confident but it'll be interesting. The steel wool would give it a scratched look though. I'll probably take it apart, spray paint it, and paint the letters again or somehow avoid painting the letters.

Edit: I could get both if I still have money left over for my first build.
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