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I have 2 Deck Legends - Fire Red (cherry mx blacks) next to me all packed up and ready to go! Just switched to Filco tenkeyless majestouch 2 mx browns for more of a hybrid feel. The black switches are really really nice for gaming though, that's for sure.
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Haha, I thought you really disliked blue switches/much preferred low-profile keys, Rally?

It looks like you already have a good idea of what to get and what to avoid. Can't go wrong with Filco (esp now that they are on Amazon), Leopold is a good alternative, Rosewill would be fine too if it ever came back in stock. I would say the Razer BW at $60 would be a good deal, but I'd personally shell out more money to get much higher quality and standard font on the keys (vs. strange Razer font).
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Last week was IBM's 100th birthday.

To paraphrase an old IBM saying, "You never get fired for buying a Filco".
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Haha, I thought you really disliked blue switches/much preferred low-profile keys, Rally?

It looks like you already have a good idea of what to get and what to avoid. Can't go wrong with Filco (esp now that they are on Amazon), Leopold is a good alternative, Rosewill would be fine too if it ever came back in stock. I would say the Razer BW at $60 would be a good deal, but I'd personally shell out more money to get much higher quality and standard font on the keys (vs. strange Razer font).
Maybe I'll hate it again when I get another MX Blue keyboard but the fact of the matter is that my current Logitech Illuminated feels like it's about to fall apart every time I play a game. There are times when my WASD keys don't even register in games unless I hit it in a proper location. It's terribad.

I'm really interested in the RK-9000 from Rosewill considering it's mostly a Filco but about $50 less. Supposedly, Newegg will also eventually stock MX Brown and MX Red versions. Now that would be interesting.

I'm still hankering to buy that Razer BW again simply because it has certain keys (like...media keys and other convenience-adding buttons) but it's $71 on Amazon. Bah.

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Last week was IBM's 100th birthday.

To paraphrase an old IBM saying, "You never get fired for buying a Filco".
I don't know what the deal is with Amazon's Filco inventory. One day they're there, the next day they don't have the Add to Cart button. Weird.
Edited by RallyMaster - 6/19/11 at 10:08am
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Maybe I'll hate it again when I get another MX Blue keyboard but the fact of the matter is that my current Logitech Illuminated feels like it's about to fall apart every time I play a game. There are times when my WASD keys don't even register in games unless I hit it in a proper location. It's terribad.

I'm really interested in the RK-9000 from Rosewill considering it's mostly a Filco but about $100 less. Supposedly, Newegg will also eventually stock MX Brown and MX Red versions. Now that would be interesting.

I'm still hankering to buy that Razer BW again simply because it has certain keys (like...media keys and other convenience-adding buttons) but it's $71 on Amazon. Bah.

I don't know what the deal is with Amazon's Filco inventory. One day they're there, the next day they don't have the Add to Cart button. Weird.
are you saying will restock it in the future or u just speculating?
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That's what I read.
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Please see updated first post. Today's edit is underlined. Still considering the Filco Majestouch obviously. Thinking about a Ducky as well...
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post #19 of 21
Switched from logitech illuminated to filco browns, the keys are definitely smaller but not noticeable. Definitely easier to type, not that loud. very solid board. if it was 20 dollars cheaper it'd be amazing.
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I'm in the same boat as you. I really wish I could try some of these boards out before making a decision. The Tt eSport (mechanical version) looks good, but only comes with Blacks. Meh, I guess we'll wait and see. That Das Pro S seems like it will fit the bill. I alos use the 10 key a lot.

Good luck in your search!

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