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Its all about if you can afford it.If you can afford it buy it if not I would go with one of the others for under $200.I spent a lot of time researching keyboards.I ended up with a Deck Legend and couldn't be happier.Its my first mechanical and went with it mainly because of the back lighting.I game at night in the dark and type and browse in the dark.I am not good at typing so the talk of you should know where your keys are doesn't cut it for me only light is monitor.Since I mainly game the keys being the same height is the ****,not having to lower and raise my fingers is awesome.If I didn't want the back lighting and were using for work I would go with a WASD,Leopold or Rosewill.
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post #12 of 37
You know that feeling you got where you couldn't stand typing on rubber domes anymore after you tried your first mechanical? I can barely stand typing on my mechanicals anymore after getting my Topre. I don't even care if the $300 price tag is probably inducing a placebo effect on my brain.
post #13 of 37
blues > topre


yeah i said it. boxing3.gif


although i really enjoyed my 86U when i had it, but i just had to go back to my beloved blue switches.
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Whats the heaviest topre switch? 55?
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Originally Posted by magna224 View Post

Whats the heaviest topre switch? 55?

I think that is, or what I have seen. Maybe a more topre knowledgeable person can correct me if I am wrong.
post #16 of 37
For accuracy's sake, Deck keys are dye sublimated ABS keys with one layer translucent (they are also flat profile).
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ok that's great and all but deck keyboards have dye-sub PBT keycaps too and they only run $175 and they're backlit and full-size keyboards. deck 82's only cost $145.
what makes hhk and realforce TKL's so expensive?

Man if was spending $400 on a keyboard you bet your ass the keycaps better be double shot.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725 View Post

For accuracy's sake, Deck keys are dye sublimated ABS keys with one layer translucent (they are also flat profile).

Incorrect: http://www.deckkeyboards.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=717
post #19 of 37
Quote:
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Elvandar View Post

ok that's great and all but deck keyboards have dye-sub PBT keycaps too and they only run $175 and they're backlit and full-size keyboards. deck 82's only cost $145.
what makes hhk and realforce TKL's so expensive?

Man if was spending $400 on a keyboard you bet your ass the keycaps better be double shot.

They aren't double shot, they are dye-sublimated.
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Originally Posted by Elvandar View Post

Incorrect: http://www.deckkeyboards.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=717
Although you could have been nicer, I appreciate the information. I didn't know they had PBT dye-subbed keys.
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