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True enough, a bit bulky as well if you're carrying them around and stuff.

As for the Filco, if you are in the US, you may want to consider the new Leopold keyboards being sold by EliteKeyboards. These promise to be up to the standard of the Filcos, with a few extra trimmings and lower price. If you're in Europe, I'd go for the Filco though, you can't really go wrong either way.
Unfortunately I'm not in the US, will go for the Filco's definitely.
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It looks like a real quality build but since I'm competing at LANs, bringing that won't look nice
Says a lot when you own their asses though
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That's sure a nice link! Sure nice of them ... and Manyak for the guide.
Speaking of which. When IS the credits section getting updated?

Lethal Squirrel and I would like to know.
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Thanks Mate.

I'll be ordering that on Monday/Tuesday along with the rest of my first build.

So if I connect it using PS2, I can press as many keys as I want at the same time and they will all be registered?
Absolutely, just as long as you use the included adapter. I mean, you can get your own, but then you'd have to make sure that it's one of those purple ones because the green ones are for mice.

But yeah, USB to PS/2 with these boards = NKRO!

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Are there any reviews for the Filco Tenkeyless with MX Cherry Blue switches?
What do you want to know?
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@Tator Tot: Speaking of Unicomp, something about the guide I should mention before I forget it...
How about changing it to just "lighter than some IBM Model M's by 5-10g's" ?

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Speaking of which. When IS the credits section getting updated?

Lethal Squirrel and I would like to know.
As soon as possible. I've been a bit busy and I have 2 meetings to attend, one tonight at midnight and another tomorrow at 10 AM (EST.)

After that; I'm going to be out all tomorrow. It will happen though

If you have any specific credits you would like listed feel free to PM them to me as that just makes the job on my part simpler.

I'd suggest a layout like
" Pictures of Switches in action are thanks to Lethal Squirrel on Geekhack "
" Pictures of Keycaps thanks to Ripster on OCN & Geekhack "
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That'll work. Although spelling my name right would be nice.
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That'll work. Although spelling my name right would be nice.
Well those two have been added for now.

You'll have to bare with the slow progress; I've got more duties than just this guide so I can't be focused on just one for too long.

Still, I do hope to keep things up to date more so than in the past.
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Absolutely, just as long as you use the included adapter. I mean, you can get your own, but then you'd have to make sure that it's one of those purple ones because the green ones are for mice.

But yeah, USB to PS/2 with these boards = NKRO!
Okay, thanks TwoCables, and ch_123.
Rep has be given.

I'll be buying it on Monday.
I hope mechanical keyboards are as good as this guide makes them sound.
    
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How about changing it to just "lighter than some IBM Model M's by 5-10g's" ?
Yeah, though I think that's already there. Just get rid of the bit about it being of inferior quality.
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Okay, thanks TwoCables, and ch_123.
Rep has be given.

I'll be buying it on Monday.
I hope mechanical keyboards are as good as this guide makes them sound.
Generally speaking, I'd say a good 97% of buyers of mechanical keyboards are more than happy with their purchase. Even the low end boards most people like.

I wouldn't worry about your purchase to much (unless it doesn't show up by the delivery date .)

Mech's are fun to have and to use. It's something that you'll interface with daily, and use constantly so it's not like the money is wasted. This isn't a $100 USB gadget. This is a $100 interface for your computer that'll last a long while.

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Yeah, though I think that's already there. Just get rid of the bit about it being of inferior quality.
Will do

Obviously some of the "old guide" is rolled over. So I'm fixing what I can when it's brought up.

EDIT: I actually did add a note to it (And the Deck's) about being larger than other mechanical's.)
Edited by Tator Tot - 3/5/11 at 6:32am
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