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post #8701 of 14551
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hey thanks for the info. i want an old IBM model M, and a cherry red. I have a feeling i will end up haveing a collection. LOL. this is bad. I should have never started reading the mechanmical keyboard guide!!!
Cherry MX-Red's are actually a favorite of mine. I feel rather annoyed that I sold the board back on ebay (lost about $20 overall on that.)

But to be fair, I don't need all the keyboards.

Right now I have a Cherry MX-Blue keybard (Filco Tenkeyless), Two Black Alps keyboards (Dell AT101W & ABS M1), and then my Cherry MX-Clear board (Deck Legend)
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How did you know I liked Touhou so much?
The avatar, the signature, the name of your system, and your creepy awesome pillows.
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post #8703 of 14551
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How did you know I liked Touhou so much?


spacebar completely died, manually pressing the switch under the spacebar did nothing
I hope you didn't throw it out.
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post #8704 of 14551
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I hope you didn't throw it out.
i paid $20 for it and yeah it's in the garbage
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i paid $20 for it and yeah it's in the garbage
you shouldn't have. you could of sold it, repaired it, harvested it.
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post #8706 of 14551
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you shouldn't have. you could of sold it, repaired it, harvested it.
Not really worth it on a keyboard that cheap, except maybe as practice.
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post #8707 of 14551
Ordered the 7G yesterday ^^

really expensive though, but hope its worth it.

Is there anything I should know about it that isnt said in the OP?
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Not really worth it on a keyboard that cheap, except maybe as practice.
nonsense. he could of replaced the dead switch with another. he could of harvested the switches. once in a while someone asks about black keycaps. the PCB can be used for a modification. I think a lot of people would of taken it off his hands for $10.
Edited by lmnop - 10/8/10 at 1:11am
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Don't think I'd go through the trouble of selling a keyboard for $10, unless I was selling a lot of them .
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Don't think I'd go through the trouble of selling a keyboard for $10, unless I was selling a lot of them .
once in a while you will see FOR PARTS ads. he could donate it. I would of repaired it for free.

what you don't do is treat it like a rubber dome keyboard and throw it away.
Edited by lmnop - 10/8/10 at 1:18am
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