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Thanks. What makes the Filco so expensive?

They're Japanese imports. Almost all the import brands are expensive, but Filco has really good build quality that's another reason why they're expensive.

BTW keys on mechanical keyboards tend to fade or wear out after a while. PBT keys are really expensive too but they're the best kind of keys. There's a whole bunch of mechanical keyboard aficionados at geekhack.org. All sorts of people who collect and customize their keyboards.
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post #32 of 73
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They're Japanese imports. Almost all the import brands are expensive, but Filco has really good build quality that's another reason why they're expensive.

BTW keys on mechanical keyboards tend to fade or wear out after a while. PBT keys are really expensive too but they're the best kind of keys. There's a whole bunch of mechanical keyboard aficionados at geekhack.org. All sorts of people who collect and customize their keyboards.

Oh ok. And the brands mentioned in this thread all don't have PBT keys?
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They're Japanese imports. Almost all the import brands are expensive, but Filco has really good build quality that's another reason why they're expensive.

BTW keys on mechanical keyboards tend to fade or wear out after a while. PBT keys are really expensive too but they're the best kind of keys. There's a whole bunch of mechanical keyboard aficionados at geekhack.org. All sorts of people who collect and customize their keyboards.

Oh ok. And the brands mentioned in this thread all don't have PBT keys?
post #34 of 73
No, but mechanical keyboards.com sells some with pbt's on them, like ducky's
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post #35 of 73
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No, but mechanical keyboards.com sells some with pbt's on them, like ducky's

Ah, so those are customized?
post #36 of 73
Been using SteelSeries 6Gv2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Red Cherry Switches Edition for almost a year now and love it. Can get it new for $80 on Amazon.
    
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yeah , I'm chasing one good Mech too. do not recomend me CM.
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Been using SteelSeries 6Gv2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Red Cherry Switches Edition for almost a year now and love it. Can get it new for $80 on Amazon.

Oh ok, will check.
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yeah , I'm chasing one good Mech too. do not recomend me CM.

Why don't you recommend the CM's?
post #39 of 73
How about the old Dell AT102-W boards? Bucking spring action and less than $35 in many cases.
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Oh ok, will check.
Why don't you recommend the CM's?

because they are crappy I owned two Trigger and TK right now. and do you know how long CM took to replace my broken Trigger? two months yes two months. CM is the same list now as ASUS bad CS.
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