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post #741 of 14551
Can someone recommend me a quiet mechanical keyboard under $60?

Looking mainly for a good gaming keyboard as my Saitek Eclipse is too flimsy for me.

I saw the ABS M1 and this one:
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/produc...pid=fkbn87zeby

posted earlier.
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post #742 of 14551
The ABS M1 is a very solid (read heavy and sturdy) keyboard. I personally had problems with it but many people really like it.
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post #743 of 14551
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Originally Posted by tombom View Post
Can someone recommend me a quiet mechanical keyboard under $60?

Looking mainly for a good gaming keyboard as my Saitek Eclipse is too flimsy for me.

I saw the ABS M1 and this one:
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/produc...pid=fkbn87zeby

posted earlier.

That, an iRocks kr-6230, or a Filco Majestouch with Cherry Browns (the one with blue LEDs). They are all listed under the OP.
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post #744 of 14551
Great, so in order to get most of those, I need $100+.

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post #745 of 14551
If I have to spend a little more for a keyboard that helps me type better, I think that is money well spent.
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post #746 of 14551
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Originally Posted by timw4mail View Post
You dying the Dell?

I think Vinyl Dye is easier to apply for cases, but I haven't heard about it being used for dying keys.
Yeup and maybe the SIIG. So I guess I'll go Vinyl Dye for the case and Rit dye for the keys.

edit: sorry for the double post
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post #747 of 14551
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Originally Posted by honk_honk View Post
Yeup and maybe the SIIG. So I guess I'll go Vinyl Dye for the case and Rit dye for the keys.

edit: sorry for the double post
So, are you enjoying those keyboards?
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post #748 of 14551
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Great, so in order to get most of those, I need $100+.

Failblog.
Nope, $20 can get you an older one on ebay, and $50 can get you a brand new Scorpius M10, ABS M1, or Filco Zero (from their B-Stock).
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Nope, $20 can get you an older one on ebay, and $50 can get you a brand new Scorpius M10, ABS M1, or Filco Zero (from their B-Stock).
Good to hear. $50 is what I'm expecting to make by raffling off my "uber gaming" G15 v2 to an unsuspecting loser (hey, I was conned into buying one before so I'm a loser too). Which is the better choice out of those 3? I'd say more gaming than typing, but it would be nice to be decent at general usage and crap at everything except gaming.
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I was thinking about snagging one of these as well. When I was looking at them today I noticed that the not B-stock Zero Filcos use fukka white switches and the B-stock ones use xm white switches. Anyone know if there's a difference and, if so, what it is?
There's a lot of people who dislike the XM switches (read some of the reviews on Geekhack.org) but reckon the Fukka switches are much better. I'd spend the extra to get the better switch if I were you.
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