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I am really wanting the clear, but they are not available right now.
I saw in the Ducky thread a white LED with clear switches may be coming real soon.

Have you tried them. Very stiff imo. I tried them out recently but sold the board. I thought I wanted a stiffer switch but when I got them I realized I was wrong. To each is own of course.
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Nope, never had any mechanical keyboard, so not real sure what I want. I have seen many say browns are a good first choice, but I have also read that clears are good, but not as common.

It will more than likely depend on what is available when I make my choice.
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You can try blues at best buy or anywhere that sells the Razer Black Widow. It has the arrow keys exposed to feel the switch. Or if you have a frys they have multiple boards you can try out.
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Is it the Shine?? Because I won one too and it says the "DK 1008". Which is not the Shine, or am I wrong?? Here is the link to the winners page, but it says DK 1008

Reguardless I picked blues. I have a Deck Legend with clears, I love it but wanna try some clickyness
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Is it the Shine?? Because I won one too and it says the "DK 1008". Which is not the Shine, or am I wrong?? Here is the link to the winners page, but it says DK 1008

Reguardless I picked blues. I have a Deck Legend with clears, I love it but wanna try some clickyness

Yah the thread never said anything about it being a shine.

Lucky winners regardless, I found out about it a day too late.
Edited by lightsout - 1/3/12 at 7:31pm
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Is it the Shine?? Because I won one too and it says the "DK 1008". Which is not the Shine, or am I wrong?? Here is the link to the winners page, but it says DK 1008
Reguardless I picked blues. I have a Deck Legend with clears, I love it but wanna try some clickyness
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Yah the thread never said anything about it being a shine.
Lucky winners regardless, I found out about it a day too late.

Yea, the OP contest was for a regular Ducky, so maybe they are confused?

I won one somewhere else, and it is for any Ducky.
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You can try blues at best buy or anywhere that sells the Razer Black Widow. It has the arrow keys exposed to feel the switch. Or if you have a frys they have multiple boards you can try out.
Well, I know I don't want blues due to the noise, my wife would kill me, but I guess it would give me an idea of how firm they are (the blue is between the brown and clear for force needed).
Just need to find some time to go by BB (Fry's is too far just to test the keys).
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Is it the Shine?? Because I won one too and it says the "DK 1008". Which is not the Shine, or am I wrong?? Here is the link to the winners page, but it says DK 1008
Reguardless I picked blues. I have a Deck Legend with clears, I love it but wanna try some clickyness
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

Yah the thread never said anything about it being a shine.
Lucky winners regardless, I found out about it a day too late.

Yea, the OP contest was for a regular Ducky, so maybe they are confused?

I won one somewhere else, and it is for any Ducky.
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

You can try blues at best buy or anywhere that sells the Razer Black Widow. It has the arrow keys exposed to feel the switch. Or if you have a frys they have multiple boards you can try out.
Well, I know I don't want blues due to the noise, my wife would kill me, but I guess it would give me an idea of how firm they are (the blue is between the brown and clear for force needed).
Just need to find some time to go by BB (Fry's is too far just to test the keys).

It is in between them on paper but it is a fairly different feel.
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Is it the Shine?? Because I won one too and it says the "DK 1008". Which is not the Shine, or am I wrong?? Here is the link to the winners page, but it says DK 1008
Reguardless I picked blues. I have a Deck Legend with clears, I love it but wanna try some clickyness

It's the regular DK1008. I won one as well and I got it with Browns. I'm wanted something for gaming, but I also do a lot of typing. So I'm very happy with the choice I made... Though I'm not a big fan of how the bigger keys are a bit mushy. But whatever, it was free and it's awesome.
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Though I'm not a big fan of how the bigger keys are a bit mushy.

Yeah, the Cherry stabilizers have that feeling, that's why I prefer Costar stabilizers.
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Though I'm not a big fan of how the bigger keys are a bit mushy.

Yeah, the Cherry stabilizers have that feeling, that's why I prefer Costar stabilizers.

I finally understand what you mean by this. Really noticed it on my leo with reds. THen I go on my wifes WASD (browns) and those keys still feel nice and crisp. I read somewhere that its similar to what an oring mod feels like. So I will never be needing any orings.
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