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Originally Posted by gonX;12418149 
I'm getting a Ducky with MX Browns soon. Any idea what to expect, coming from a Scorpius M10 (MX Blues)?
A completely different experience. Overall a better build quality.

The weight will be the first thing to notice as the Ducky weighs more I do believe. Though the external shell/casing is more rigid and feels more durable.
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That's awesome. My Scorpius has been holding along really well though, considering I've been transporting it to and from work for the past 4-5 months smile.gif It still works fine, even though they keys don't feel the same across the board. Maybe I just need to clean up the stuff between the keys soon - I haven't done that in a while.
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Originally Posted by gonX;12418235 
That's awesome. My Scorpius has been holding along really well though, considering I've been transporting it to and from work for the past 4-5 months smile.gif It still works fine, even though they keys don't feel the same across the board. Maybe I just need to clean up the stuff between the keys soon - I haven't done that in a while.
That's the folly of blues. They're very complicated, so unlike other switches, more used ones will feel different than less used one.

My M10 & MKB-135B are both used for typing mostly. So they feel pretty uniform. Though the Num-pad & F Keys have an obvious difference to them.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12418307 
That's the folly of blues. They're very complicated, so unlike other switches, more used ones will feel different than less used one.

My M10 & MKB-135B are both used for typing mostly. So they feel pretty uniform. Though the Num-pad & F Keys have an obvious difference to them.
Whoa. For how long have you had the M10 and MKB-135B?
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;12418317 
Whoa. For how long have you had the M10 and MKB-135B?
They are my loaner boards. I pass them around from person to person to show them what a modern mech board is like.
They don't like the look or size of the Unicomp Customizer 104 (black & grey) otherwise I would lend that out as well.

Either way; they easily have been through a year+ of use if not more. I'd have to check when I originally got them.
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Originally Posted by Maytan;12411959 
I think you're making an assumption here. I'm not expecting anything spectacular or incredible, I'm just sick of this decade old keyboard that I'm using until EK has Leopolds for me to order.

I'm using a two and half decade old keyboard, and I'm in no rush to replace it with the latest hip Korean/Taiwanese/Chinese Cherry keyboard.
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Originally Posted by ch_123;12419174 
I'm using a two and half decade old keyboard, and I'm in no rush to replace it with the latest hip Korean/Taiwanese/Chinese Cherry keyboard.

It's a decade-old domer that's been used for quite a long time. I assure you, if I were using the likes of Bucking Springs I'd be in no rush to replace it either; nor should I need to.
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Originally Posted by Maytan;12420579 
It's a decade-old domer that's been used for quite a long time. I assure you, if I were using the likes of Bucking Springs I'd be in no rush to replace it either; nor should I need to.
Get a Unicomp and enjoy a wonderful keyboard biggrin.gif

Though seriously; waiting for new products does suck, I don't really feel that the wait for a Leopold is worth any more than just picking up a Das Keyboard or any other keyboard that is available with your switch preference.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;12420662 
Get a Unicomp and enjoy a wonderful keyboard biggrin.gif

Though seriously; waiting for new products does suck, I don't really feel that the wait for a Leopold is worth any more than just picking up a Das Keyboard or any other keyboard that is available with your switch preference.

I had a Das, and I had quite a time with it. (like lmnop would be able to tell you) In the end, though, the glossy finish scratched really easily, I couldn't get the squeak out of the backspace key (even after two RMAs and three attempts at lubrication), and the lettering was sort of meh on the particular board I had. (it was much better on the one I had pre-RMA)

I had planned to replace it with a Filco, (no gloss!) but the Leopolds have two things I like: detachable USB cable and no more of those damned Costar stabilizers.

I REALLY want a Unicomp. ch123 had convinced me to pick one up awhile back; but soon after that I found myself typing around sleeping people quite often. That's really the only reason I haven't bought one; fear of waking people up with my typing.
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I think people are overestimating how loud keyboards are
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