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I should've stuck with browns. Mx blues feels a lil too stiff. I keep thinking I'm bottom-ing out.
    
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I'm speechless. The delivery date (for my new Filco Majestouch Tactile Click NKRO) has been changed from Wednesday the 10th to TOMORROW! Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy! lol

Yeah, I'm a bit excited. This is too awesome! I think the best part is that I'll definitely be awake when it gets here (I was concerned that I wouldn't be for the Wednesday delivery), and I'll be able to play with it for at least 12 hours before needing to go to sleep! Yeah!!!

And y'know, I could probably even pick it up tonight because it's already at the FedEx facility here in St. Paul! But nah... I like getting packages delivered!

Dude! I think I'm giddy! hahaha (men don't get giddy)
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
I should've stuck with browns. Mx blues feels a lil too stiff. I keep thinking I'm bottom-ing out.
aren't blues supposed to be pretty light?

i picked up a Focus 2001 keyboard with what i've read comes with white ALPS tactile click switches...my Filco is much smoother and easier to type on than the Focus and overall a better typing experience.
 
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aren't blues supposed to be pretty light?

i picked up a Focus 2001 keyboard with what i've read comes with white ALPS tactile click switches...my Filco is much smoother and easier to type on than the Focus and overall a better typing experience.
The Blues have a slightly stiffer Actuation Force of 50g as opposed to the 45g Actuation Force of the Browns.

And by the way: Manyak edited the OP of this thread with even more cool stuff! Go Manyak Go!
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you sound like a lil kid cables.
    
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not trying to flame this but let me tell a story of what happened today:

So i was telling my friend how I'm planning to get a filco keyboard and he was like "never heard of
it" and when i told him that it was a mechanical board that is very high quialty compare to normal boards that use domes.

When i showed him the pics of them and told him the prices, he was just like "***, dude seriously, you'd spend $130 on those board? they look so plain!"

We had ongoing discussion how perforance over looks, (even though i think they look sexy), he started to say that boards such as the sidewinderx4 and g110 are just perfetly acceptable, "even better since they come with extra features such as media ***** and macros".

Deeper, he did have a point that mechanical hype is becoming a little crazy because of the fact that they cost soo much and they cant "match" with newer board that are on the market today...
Dont any of you guys ever think that the hype is causing little craze? Like some people just want a board that works and some threads on here ask for a keyboard, but many of us say "go mechical"
(i do agree g15 and razers are piece a crap)
[this hasnt changed my plans of getting the filco though ]
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
you sound like a lil kid cables.
Thank you!
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Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
not trying to flame this but let me tell a story of what happened today:

So i was telling my friend how I'm planning to get a filco keyboard and he was like "never heard of
it" and when i told him that it was a mechanical board that is very high quialty compare to normal boards that use domes.

When i showed him the pics of them and told him the prices, he was just like "***, dude seriously, you'd spend $130 on those board? they look so plain!"
Like I've said before: those keyboards are kinda like a pile of poop with a really pretty wrapper.
Quote:
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We had ongoing discussion how perforance over looks, (even though i think they look sexy), he started to say that boards such as the sidewinderx4 and g110 are just perfetly acceptable, "even better since they come with extra features such as media ***** and macros".
Little does he realize it, he's really close to crossing the line and saying that function follows form. When the beauty and the features are removed, all that's left are cheap rubber dome switches that don't last very long and don't have a consistent feel from key to key.
Quote:
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Deeper, he did have a point that mechanical hype is becoming a little crazy because of the fact that they cost soo much and they cant "match" with newer board that are on the market today...
When somebody doesn't understand something, they will do almost anything and say almost anything to put it down and make it seem like crap.

But in contrast: when somebody knows the truth, they will call everything like they see it; they'll say that the crap is crap, and that the gold is gold as opposed to not understanding why the gold is so awesome and calling it crap.
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Dont any of you guys ever think that the hype is causing little craze? Like some people just want a board that works and some threads on here ask for a keyboard, but many of us say "go mechical"
(i do agree g15 and razers are piece a crap)
[this hasnt changed my plans of getting the filco though ]
Well, what I am liking here is that, due to the increasing popularity of mechanical keyboards, I think we may be looking at a future where we'll have good mechanical keyboards that also have backlighting, media keys and even fancier looks without being as expensive as they would be today.
Edited by TwoCables - 3/8/10 at 7:53pm
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Well, what I am liking here is that, due to the increasing popularity of mechanical keyboards, I think we may see more and more with backlighting, media keys and even fancier looks without being as expensive as they would be today.
This is what im hoping to see in the future as well... more production, cheaper prices maybe
    
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I'm so psyched; I managed to find a Filco Majestouch w/ Brown switches and NKRO for $110
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Dude! I think I'm giddy! hahaha (men don't get giddy)
I sure was giddy

Quote:
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aren't blues supposed to be pretty light?
I think mine are light, but I could understand that something could be lighter. I have not typed with browns, but I hope to someday. I love my blues!

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
And by the way: Manyak edited the OP of this thread with even more cool stuff! Go Manyak Go!
Wow Manyak, amazing stuff. I'm happy we have such dedicated members helping others. Cheers!
Edited by yawnbox - 3/8/10 at 8:20pm
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