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My New HHKB!

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After owning the steel series 6g mechanical keyboard for some time, I decided that the Cherry MX blacks weren't quite the right switches for me. So i did some research on the MX browns, reds, and whites. None of them seemed quite what i was looking for. I also looked into Topre Switches. I knew i wanted a ten-keyless. So i was torn between the Happy Hacking Keyboard and the Filco ten-keyless with MX Browns.

Decided to spring the extra cash and get the HHKB. Man is this thing beautiful! I was worried about how small this keyboard would be and also not having the home, delete and arrow buttons as there own keys, But after a couple weeks getting used to this thing i don't know if i can go back to a normal keyboard!
Here are some pics of my new baby.

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Edited by Gouzlan - 5/1/12 at 12:29pm
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Looks great.

How do you like the feel of the topre vs your old blacks?
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im jelly
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I like the Topres a lot better. They are much moretactile. I do miss the Steel plate in the Steel-series though, You can beat on those keys without it flinching. The Topres are the perfect blend of mechanical and rubber dome in my opinion. I love the feel of the stock DELL keybords in my computer science Lab (I know it was hard to admit haha). These switches have a better tactile keystroke to those and you still have the magic of the mechanical switches.
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Congrats!

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