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post #3401 of 14551
I can vouch for the keycap thing too.

I've got an Otaku & a set of blanks, both have a different feel.

As a comparison, it's like different grits of sandpaper. They both have a slightly rough feel to them, but the set of blanks is rougher than the Otaku's.
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post #3402 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
I can vouch for the keycap thing too.

I've got an Otaku & a set of blanks, both have a different feel.

As a comparison, it's like different grits of sandpaper. They both have a slightly rough feel to them, but the set of blanks is rougher than the Otaku's.
Oooo... which keys do you like better?
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post #3403 of 14551
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Oooo... which keys do you like better?
Definitely the blank set. I replaced most of the board with them. I left ESC being Red, and the F1-12 actually have labeled key caps on them.

It's an 87key Otaku by the way.

Though I like the feel of the regular key caps, I don't like the way they look on an Otaku after lots of use.
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post #3404 of 14551
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Definitely the blank set. I replaced most of the board with them. I left ESC being Red, and the F1-12 actually have labeled key caps on them.

It's an 87key Otaku by the way.

Though I like the feel of the regular key caps, I don't like the way they look on an Otaku after lots of use.
So in regards to the way the keys feel, which ones do you prefer or like more?
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post #3405 of 14551
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So in regards to the way the keys feel, which ones do you prefer or like more?
Well shape and whatnot is the same.

And the standard Otaku keys and Regular Filco keys feel the same. I like the actual texture on them.
But like I said, on the Otaku versions, I do not like the shine that comes after awhile. But that's purely ascetic.
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post #3406 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Well shape and whatnot is the same.

And the standard Otaku keys and Regular Filco keys feel the same. I like the actual texture on them.
But like I said, on the Otaku versions, I do not like the shine that comes after awhile. But that's purely ascetic.
But what about the separate set of blanks that you purchased?

I mean, I already know that the keys that come with the keyboards all have the same shape, same feel and whatnot.
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post #3407 of 14551
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But what about the separate set of blanks that you purchased?

I mean, I already know that the keys that come with the keyboards all have the same shape, same feel and whatnot.
Oh, I prefer the less rough regular keycaps to the rougher blanks that I purchased separate.

But that's only because like I said, it's like having your fingers on a higher grit of sand paper. And I don't like that feel.
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post #3408 of 14551
Are the blanks actually to the point where they are gritty? I would describe the texture on the blank Das I have as "textured" but not gritty at all.
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Are the blanks actually to the point where they are gritty? I would describe the texture on the blank Das I have as "textured" but not gritty at all.
It's hard to put it, it's sorta like dry wall.

it's got a textured, sorta fine grit feel to it. But I just really don't like the rough feel of things.

The feel is just a tad more rough than the stock paint-job on an Antec 300 as a better example.
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Thank you, Tator Tot: I now have a little bit better understanding of the difference.

Are there any other comparisons that you can think of? Is it similar to the texture of the Filco's keyboard body?
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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Basic, but premium round X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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