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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
My fingers tend to stay dry. It easy way to not wear out your keys is washing your hand with soap. My hands always feel dry after that.
I never put any moisturizer before I use my keyboard and I wash my hands before as well. Not too long ago I realized why my console controllers get shiny, darn you hand moisturizers
post #12042 of 14551
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Originally Posted by anjuice View Post
Now I wonder if I could someday bust a hole in a keycap like that one picture I saw floating around.
Definitely happened to me with an old keyboard it was a $10 Logitech though, not a high quality one. I noticed the D key was slowly growing a strange crevice in the center, which eventually became a hole.
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I never put any moisturizer before I use my keyboard and I wash my hands before as well. Not too long ago I realized why my console controllers get shiny, darn you hand moisturizers
For your... hands?
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Definitely happened to me with an old keyboard it was a $10 Logitech though, not a high quality one. I noticed the D key was slowly growing a strange crevice in the center, which eventually became a hole.
I have an old HP keyboard that already had legends wearing out within a month. Sadly no crevice, that would have been interesting to see.
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For your... hands?
Well yeah, for my hands. I get dry skin easily, but it's a sacrifice to make my keycaps last longer.
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What do you guys think of the TT MEKA G1?
Or would I be better off with a Black Widow.
I want an entry level Mech. Keyboard.
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What do you guys think of the TT MEKA G1?
Or would I be better off with a Black Widow.
I want an entry level Mech. Keyboard.
Our Ducks should be in stock soon, and a bit cheaper. With the same level of quality and more switch options.

The G1 is a solid board, the 10 Keyless Meka board from Thermaltake hasn't had the pleasure of my fingers yet. I plan to get it soon enough though.


What exactly are you looking for in a keyboard?
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post #12048 of 14551
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What do you guys think of the TT MEKA G1?
Or would I be better off with a Black Widow.
I want an entry level Mech. Keyboard.
Totally depends on what you're looking for. Do you want MX Black (linear, a bit too stiff for some people) or MX Blue switches (tactile and clicky, lighter to type on) ?
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Our Ducks should be in stock soon, and a bit cheaper. With the same level of quality and more switch options.

The G1 is a solid board, the 10 Keyless Meka board from Thermaltake hasn't had the pleasure of my fingers yet. I plan to get it soon enough though.


What exactly are you looking for in a keyboard?
I actually have no idea...
I am using an el cheapo board from a local pc store.. after my G11 broke from a few drops of beer.. haha.
It feels squishy which makes me feel like typing on a soft "thing"
I guess I wanted to jump on the Mechanical Keyboard Bandwagon.
It's either a mech. keyboard or get another Logitech. pref. the G110.
Also to add, I play CSS and play SC2 pretty much it. I play FPS mostly.
Maybe a board that is right smack in the middle for gaming*of any genre and for general typing*Forums and such.
To me, a specific style of board wouldn't really matter unless it feels more solid than this sponge I am typing on atm
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Well the Blackwidow has a lower build quality the Meka G1, but is similar to the Logitech G series as it has Media Keys, Backlighting, and Macro keys.

It's not a bad value board, and you may like it a lot.

The Meka will feel heavy compared to your Logitech keyboard. The Blackwidow will have just about a complete opposite feel to it.

Do you have a price point you want to hit?

The Addesso MKB-135B is NKRO (BlackWidow / Ultimate are not) and has the same build quality while being only $63 Shipped. It also features media keys, Audio Pass through ports, and a USB 2.0 Hub
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