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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.
Personally I'd recommend the Scorpius, as I'm not a fan of ALPS-type switches.

Or you could grab on of these, which have Cherry brown switches, which are a bit better for gaming because they don't have a "click":
http://cgi.ebay.com/Cherry-Credit-Ca...item53dd842ded

I got one for an offer of $35.

It is used, but it's also programmable, so you can set up macros with the additional buttons.

(Mine also had a fully-functional USB 1.1 hub hiding in the casing. )
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Thanks to you I'm getting the ABS M1 9/10 for gaming. $44 bucks?! What a steal!

I haven't read many posts, but can someone recommend anything better for gaming around this price?
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Thanks to you I'm getting the ABS M1 9/10 for gaming. $44 bucks?! What a steal!

I haven't read many posts, but can someone recommend anything better for gaming around this price?
The one I listed has quite a few programmable keys.
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Thanks to you I'm getting the ABS M1 9/10 for gaming. $44 bucks?! What a steal!

I haven't read many posts, but can someone recommend anything better for gaming around this price?
Actually, I recommend the board that timw just linked as long as you don't mind the layout, or a Filco Zero B-stock. You won't really be disappointed with the ABS I don't think, but some people have been having quality problems with it recently so I'm not quite sure about it anymore.
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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 keyboard from elitekeyboards.com is really loud.... That is the one that I currently am using right now. I like it so far. But yes it is very "clicky".
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So, are you enjoying those keyboards?
I am enjoying the keyboards, the SIIG is actually quite different compared to my Solidtek. The SIIG sounds more like a cherry key, more clicky sounding compared to the clack of the Solidtek.

The black alps are different, I actually haven't tried it out that much yet.
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I just got a Filco Majestouch with the blues, all upon your rating and recommendation. I'm loving it so far .
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Well, after much deliberation, I've got one of these bad boys coming my way. I'll post my impressions when it gets here and I've had some time to formulate an opinion.
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Are any of you new Filco owners going to get a set of blank keys?
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Are any of you new Filco owners going to get a set of blank keys?
I've considered it. I'd like to just replace the letters and numpad numbers with them. I like my symbols. Maybe the F keys too...

I wrote them about different colors of WASD since the purple doesn't do much for me. They said:

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I'm glad to hear you're enjoying your new FILCO. We're always looking
to bring new accessories to our customers and keycaps are an area we're
working on. Lettered black keycaps are probably next, but we are
considering white keycaps in the future as well.

Keycaps for HHKB keyboards do not fit Majestouch keyboards.
White keys would be sweet since you could dye them to your heart's desire.
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