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post #11 of 23
That's effectively a Model M mounted in a typewriter. The keycaps are even interchangable.

As pointed out above, wear and age can affect the feel.
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post #12 of 23
They layout looks a lot like a Model F.
post #13 of 23
I agree with the OP. Mediocre switch feel.

Now the Selectric. THAT'S really something.
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What switch is the least obnoxious in terms of noise?
post #15 of 23
I believe blacks. I just got a 6gV2 and love it. It's not noisy at all unless you bottom out the keys.
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I personly don't see how a clicky harder to push keyboard makes typing easier and more fun?
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post #17 of 23
I have 2 of those typewriters and yes they are loud.

Topres might be the least obnoxious
post #18 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
I personly don't see how a clicky harder to push keyboard makes typing easier and more fun?
It's all in the feel.
post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
They layout looks a lot like a Model F.
In terms of layout, they have a common ancestor in the Displaywriter. The Wheelwriter has a Model M keyboard though, in fact, they were the first Model M.
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I personly don't see how a clicky harder to push keyboard makes typing easier and more fun?
As pointed out elsewhere, not all are clicky, and not all are stiffer than regular keyboards. Some are much lighter in fact.
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