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By the way, I'm really, really liking these MY switches for gaming. I just took the board I got from VCheez out again and I don't even know why I put it away in the first place anymore. They're linear, but they require such a high force near the end of the travel that you never bottom out. And they're a lot easier to get used to than MX blacks, because subtle variations in the force you apply barely make a difference.

They royally suck for typing though. Even worse than the blacks.
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I'm still looking into getting some more nickels, Logitech might have lied about how much their mouse weights actually weigh.
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
By the way, I'm really, really liking these MY switches for gaming. I just took the board I got from VCheez out again and I don't even know why I put it away in the first place anymore. They're linear, but they require such a high force near the end of the travel that you never bottom out. And they're a lot easier to get used to than MX blacks, because subtle variations in the force you apply barely make a difference.

They royally suck for typing though. Even worse than the blacks.
I know which one you're talking about the G81-7000. it has a back plate and nice double shot key caps which fit the Filco Majestouch.

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 2/23/10 at 6:54pm
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My second set of antique Royal Typewriter keys should arrive in a few days (gotta love ebay).I will post a link to my "Steampunk a Model M" thread. I have a few ideas on how to add leds to each key. Muhahahhhaaa! I was thinking of selling my steampunked Dell AT101w, still have not decided. It makes a great backup keyboard.
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I was thinking of picking up an AT101W off of ebay, they're like $15-20. How much would you sell your steampunked one for?
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Hmm...not cheap, sorry



but we should discuss that in PMs if you really are interested. I just wanted to mention my intention to ruin a perfectly good Model M, lol.
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post #1737 of 14564
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
And do you mean this member?


Edit: there you go, 70g . That's what I get for taking my sweet time to answer.
next on the list is either a new monitor or a keyboard and I want a G80-5000. I wanted to ask Kip if he could find one. you know that scene in Christmas Vacation when Clark looks at the Tree and it's glowing? enough said

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 2/23/10 at 7:09pm
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The G80-5000 has Cherry Blues? Or am I misremebering? So many good keyboards out there....too bad I am so cheap
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The G80-5000 has Cherry Blues? Or am I misremebering? So many good keyboards out there....too bad I am so cheap
both Cherry MX Brown and Cherry MX Black (Windows Keys on the Left)



there is another model with a standard backspace and enter key.



Christine
Edited by lmnop - 2/23/10 at 7:12pm
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I'd love one of those, if only they put the B on the right side instead.
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