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Oh, that's the same one I have! It's about 10 billion times better than the Saitek Eclipse II.

Anyway, so you haven't even received a PayPal confirmation? I ordered mine at about 8:30 a.m. Central Time on Wednesday, March 3rd, and I received the PayPal confirmation about 1 minute later. The order finally shipped the next day at around 5:35 p.m (but that may mean 3:35 p.m. since it was in CA at the time).
I got paypal confirmation i just didn't get the confirmation that my order has been shipped. Might be till Monday now before they ship it. Although i did use a credit card, i still got a confirmation from paypal.
 
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I got paypal confirmation i just didn't get the confirmation that my order has been shipped. Might be till Monday now before they ship it. Although i did use a credit card, i still got a confirmation from paypal.
That's because it hasn't been shipped. But when it ships, you'll receive an e-mail from TrackingUpdates@fedex.com informing you that it has been shipped. You'll also receive an e-mail once it has been delivered. Both of these updates are at the request of Brian Kreps at Elite Keyboards for each order he receives.

I agree that it will ship on Monday because you ordered last night as opposed to early yesterday morning. If you had ordered at like 8 a.m., then it probably would have shipped today (like perhaps an hour ago). But fortunately, you live in Texas, so you should receive it either next Wednesday, or next Thursday.
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That's because it hasn't been shipped. But when it ships, you'll receive an e-mail from TrackingUpdates@fedex.com informing you that it has been shipped. You'll also receive an e-mail once it has been delivered. Both of these updates are at the request of Brian Kreps at Elite Keyboards for each order he receives.

I agree that it will ship on Monday because you ordered last night as opposed to early yesterday morning. If you had ordered at like 8 a.m., then it probably would have shipped today (like perhaps an hour ago). But fortunately, you live in Texas, so you should receive it either next Wednesday, or next Thursday.
o jebus hopefully i forget about it. Did you also have to sign for the package since it came with fedex?
 
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o jebus hopefully i forget about it. Did you also have to sign for the package since it came with fedex?
No, fortunately. Check it out:

http://www.fedex.com/Tracking?trackn...ype=ivpodalrt&

I hope this doesn't mean that somebody can figure out my address.
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O ok cause usually they make you sign for it when its delivered through fedex in a way this is good for me as i am not home at all times.
 
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How do the Model M spring switches compare to the cherry ones? How are they for gaming anyways
 
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How do the Model M spring switches compare to the cherry ones? How are they for gaming anyways
Well there are many different Cherry ones, you gotta be more specific!

But I'll assume you mean the blues, since they're the closest to Buckling Springs.


Buckling Springs have a more precise feeling tactile feedback - the MX Blues literally use a bump, while the BS simply snap under your finger. BS require a bit more force to press than Blues. BS are louder, but the Blues's sound is higher pitched. Blues actuate slightly higher up than BS (so you have to push BS down a little bit further for them to actuate), although they both have the same overall travel distance.
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How do the Model M spring switches compare to the cherry ones? How are they for gaming anyways
They're ok.


They're heavier than the Cherry MX Blue switches (which they're most similar to) taking ~70-80g of force instead of 45g. The sound is also more pronounced.

I've been using mine for gaming and it's ok. The problem is that it's kind of loud, so unless you use headphones it can be moderately distracting. It isn't bad for gaming by any means; I've been using it for months. But it wouldn't be the best choice if gaming is more important to you than typing.

If you want a gaming keyboard look for something with Cherry MX Browns, MX Blacks, MX Reds, ML Blacks, or Black Alps.
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They're ok.


They're heavier than the Cherry MX Blue switches (which they're most similar to) taking ~70-80g of force instead of 45g. The sound is also more pronounced.

I've been using mine for gaming and it's ok. The problem is that it's kind of loud, so unless you use headphones it can be moderately distracting. It isn't bad for gaming by any means; I've been using it for months. But it wouldn't be the best choice if gaming is more important to you than typing.

If you want a gaming keyboard look for something with Cherry MX Browns, MX Blacks, MX Reds, ML Blacks, or Black Alps.
ML switches aren't really the optimal choice - if they're hit too far off-center they don't go down.
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Guess I'll have to wait and see what I think of the G84.

For someone with good key accuracy that shouldn't really be a problem.
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