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I've been considering a full-sized Ninja with browns as well. Seems to be good quality and you don't have to worry about the lettering. It's too bad they don't make Ninja style keys that are PBT. I'm not really concerned about shining as much I am about the big blotchy spots I've seen in some screenshots of ABS keys.
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post #12 of 54
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Originally Posted by RoddimusPrime View Post
Preferrably brown switches and top notch quality.
They used the front lettering workaround because the cheap lettering.

This automagically excludes the top notch quality thing
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Load up your favorite Filco with OCN/Ducky/KBC Engraved PBT keysets - it's NINJA too!
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Pull the trigga'!
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The only thing that kind of sucks is the price. But I have never seen those boards go on sale.

So those key sets tank guys sell can be used on the ninja 2?
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Yea they can, but they are out of stock. I really wish Filco just had a PBT option, it would make life so much easier. I've never had a mechanical keyboard either and don't know if I want to sit there and swap 104 keys.
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The only thing that kind of sucks is the price. But I have never seen those boards go on sale.
Too bad you don't want a tenkeyless because here's one for $125 shipped.

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So those key sets tank guys sell can be used on the ninja 2?
Yes.
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post #18 of 54

I also went with a Filco M2 Ninja TKL w/ browns


I had the noppoo choc mini w/ browns and loved it, but when I randomly just ordered the filco cause they were instock, I put the noppoo away in the closet. Totally different quality feel to it.

PBT keys would be nice, but I actually really like the side printed key lettering. I know for a fact, im not good enough of a typist to run blank keycaps 24/7 since most of the stuff i do is random hotkey'ing in games and typing in awkward passwords for work. Its kinda a decent cross between the two for me.

I think unfilled PBT keys would have been cool as well.
    
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Can't go wrong with Filco.
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Nobody ever got fired for buying a IBM Model M. Same with the Filcos.
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