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Men, we've been preparing for this day for almost a week now, and the moment we've all been waiting for has finally come! My order for my first mechanical keyboard has been placed.

The keyboard i purchased is the Leopold with Mx Cherry Blues:

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=leopold,fullsize&pid=fc500rcab

Now comes the worst part, "The wait" , the website said it will take 2-7 business days... thats not a very specific ETA, perhaps some1 who has purchased before from elitekeyboards could know how long their products take to arrive, i live in New Jersey if that helps anyone figure out my ETA
post #2 of 15
congrats! I started with a Leopold TKL Browns and have moved on to Clears (today is the first day with it).

their build quality is great, you will be very satisfied.

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post #3 of 15
takes 1-2 days to arrive for me. depending what time i purchase.


but i live about an hour away.
post #4 of 15
Did you buy ear plugs to go with it? wink.gif
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post #5 of 15
dont scare him lol

blues are the best!
post #6 of 15
congrats OP, you should do a mini review. i love blues, much more than browns. to me, browns feel only slightly better than a good rubber dome keyboard lol

thinkin about getting a leopold tenkeyless with clears to take to school and such. however, i like that das is made in the US.
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Originally Posted by dutchgenius View Post

congrats! I started with a Leopold TKL Browns and have moved on to Clears (today is the first day with it).
their build quality is great, you will be very satisfied.
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please give your thoughts on clears when coming from browns. coming from blues and switching to browns was a bad idea; the browns feel mushy and lackluster in comparison. however, starting with browns and going to clears seems like it would be quite an impressive step in the tactile direction.

so please compare them for me wink.gif
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post #7 of 15
Heresy speaking of Browns that way! They are far superior to blues and the second best Cherry MX switch!
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post #8 of 15
Good choice on that keyboard! thumb.gif
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what is a 'Mechanical Keyboard' ? How does it differ from any other?
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post #10 of 15
A Mechanical keyboard basically means "better than a rubber dome keyboard in every single way possible for more $$"
    
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