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Originally Posted by ch_123;11766040 
Well, if we define Lambroghini in terms of all style and no substance, then sure.
Alright, so using the Lamborghini was a bad analogy. But do you at least know what I'm saying?
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post #10272 of 14564
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11766075 
Alright, so using the Lamborghini was a bad analogy. But do you at least know what I'm saying?

Yes, but that was not the point.

The point was I was able to flaunt my beam spring keyboard.
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Originally Posted by webwit;11766090 
Yes, but that was not the point.

The point was I was able to flaunt my beam spring keyboard.
I know. I was asking ch_123.
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post #10274 of 14564
Next some bootleg Korean Cherry 50g springs.. not those fake German copies, pah!
If you put these in your Ducky, magic things will happen and it will quack much better.

custom_springs.jpg
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I'm having such incredible trouble purchasing this keyboard from PChome website, it won't accept my phone number... does anyone know the correct way to input it? What is all this other stuff? Anyone able to assist me? Thanks guys Happy Holidays!
Edited by barrysgoods - 12/24/10 at 5:50pm
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11766097 
I know. I was asking ch_123.

Yes, I do. Although I think that Lambroghini was a better analogy for describing Ducky keyboards than you thought it was :3

barrysgoods: If I was you, I wouldnt put up a pic listing your name, phone number and address on a public forum. Unless of course you've made it all up, in which case, carry on.
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Next some bootleg Korean Cherry 50g springs.. not those fake German copies, pah!
If you put these in your Ducky, magic things will happen and it will quack much better.

Im eagerly awaiting some German springs for my Dolch keyboards. However, I fear that it isnt just the spring that wears out in Blue Cherry switches, and that the slider or contact leaf may wear out too somehow. I'll find out whenever I get them.
Edited by ch_123 - 12/24/10 at 5:45pm
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I have a feeling the problems are related to the hair voting. I may be wrong.
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Originally Posted by ch_123;11766225 
Yes, I do. Although I think that Lambroghini was a better analogy for describing Ducky keyboards than you thought it was :3
Webwit seems to strongly disagree.
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Originally Posted by ch_123;11766225 
barrysgoods: If I was you, I wouldnt put up a pic listing your name, phone number and address on a public forum. Unless of course you've made it all up, in which case, carry on.
This.

There are way too many hackers on the internet. Don't even let your personal information be seen like this for just one second. One second is all it takes, especially if there's a hacker using software to grab everything automatically so that they don't miss anything.
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post #10279 of 14564
Lamborghini is no cost compromise. A Ducky, like most modern products, is an exercise of cost compromising, finding a sweat spot in cost & pricing vs selling as much as possible vs max profit. So lots of plastic, simple switches, etc. Because people don't buy $500 keyboards.

The beam spring keyboards were direct descendants of the electric IBM typewriters. Before computers, the typewriter was all there was and a lot of the cost went into the keyboard, to separate it from the competition. In a small time period, IBM still applied this cost structure to computers, and a $500 keyboard would still be a tiny fraction of the total cost. It was about bringing the best product regardless of cost. With the Model F, it started to sacrifice quality for a better price.
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$500 is what the Model F cost (at least the 122-key ones anyway, according to some IBM docs I read once). I dont even want to know what the Beam Spring ones cost.

The fact that each individual switch was an FRU says a lot...
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