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Explicitly here's the scoop.
Thank you! For some reason, even when I google'd, I was apparently too stupid to find that review. I guess I'm going blind; I already have practical blindness in my left eye anyway.

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BTW for the ultimate noodles slurp proof keyboard cover nothing beats this.

Focus 2001 with built in cover
*snip*
Oh snap, that's some crazy sheet right there.
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Oh snap, that's some crazy sheet right there.
Ahoy there, is that an attempt to circumvent the swear filter I see?!
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Ahoy there, is that an attempt to circumvent the swear filter I see?!
Thanks for the bursting laughter, I almost died after I read your post.

I wasn't even thinking about it like that; honest, officer!
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You're welcome.

And Filcos come with a free one that actually sounds better than the Unicomp one. I hate those floppy ones.


It fits the RealForce 87U and is a lot cheaper than the ones at Elitekeyboards too.


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Ch, would you kindly answer my question about the Topre switches?
A concise description of the Topre would be that they are like a rubber dome switch, except without the stiffness, mushiness, and friction. They also bottom out very smoothly, and actuate near the top of the keypress. In other words, they are like rubber domes, except without all the things that make rubber domes bad.
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i figure this is the best place to put in my two cents..
read up on everything waaaay at the start of this thread, and im interested..
really took away two things, keyboards feel good when used and they will last..

main point now...

in 3 years i have used 2 saitek eclipses till they died, 1 razer lycosa for a couple months..bleh.. and just now a sidewinder x6 that lasted 2 months before the main keys decided they didnt want to respond...

i want something that will last.
hopefully with fairly quiet keys...but if not..oh well i have headphones

does anyone have some good recommendations for me?
mid range price (i know they are more expensive in general)
backlit if possible
and with a numpad and regular sized backspace key...cant stand the little one..always miss..

lemme know why you recommend aswell... in the mean time im shoppin around..

thks
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A concise description of the Topre would be that they are like a rubber dome switch, except without the stiffness, mushiness, and friction. They also bottom out very smoothly, and actuate near the top of the keypress. In other words, they are like rubber domes, except without all the things that make rubber domes bad.
That is indeed quite interesting, I would also assume that they excellent for gaming.
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Well my Deck came today

Firstly, the quality on this thing is out-freakin' standing.
Not really necessary to say, but yea...huge difference from my previous (cheap) keyboards

Now as far as the switches go; I'm finding MX Clears to be a bit stiffer than I expected, but that's not to say it's just because I'm coming from mush.

Since I was still curious about the browns...I ordered the Das Silent Pro too (should be here ~Tues).
Now I could actually use 2x keyboards anyway (work / home) so I guess that's how I justified it lol.

Regardless if I decide I really like one more than the other, I'm sure I'll figure something out
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post
Well my Deck came today

Firstly, the quality on this thing is out-freakin' standing.
Not really necessary to say, but yea...huge difference from my previous (cheap) keyboards

Now as far as the switches go; I'm finding MX Clears to be a bit stiffer than I expected, but that's not to say it's just because I'm coming from mush.

Since I was still curious about the browns...I ordered the Das Silent Pro too (should be here ~Tues).
Now I could actually use 2x keyboards anyway (work / home) so I guess that's how I justified it lol.

Regardless if I decide I really like one more than the other, I'm sure I'll figure something out
I am jealous in a good way, my experience with Deck 82 was extremely positive, except for the fact that I found it unpleasant and uncomfortable to type on due to the MX blacks that it unfortunately uses, and eventually had to return it as a result. Quality wise though, virtually nothing tops it.
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Quality wise though, virtually nothing tops it.
How do you feel it compared quality wise with your Model M?
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