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This kind of useful palmpad information should be linked to from the Mechanical Keyboard Guide. In post #9157 it's a little difficult to find.
Sigh.

Then talk to Manyak. Send him a private message every time you see a possible improvement. Posting replies like this doesn't do any good.
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My Filco one is genuine leather (difference between split and full grain). I'm sniffing it right now.
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http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?t=10238

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"But Majestouch, you already sell leather palm rests from FILCO! What are you trying to pull?"

Correct, however, one day I got to wondering about the FILCO palm rests (even tore one apart for the sake of curiosity to see if they were really leather as advertised). Yes, the FILCO palm rests do the job quite well, and they look nice, and the top is some kind of leather textile, but they smell only of rubber, feel a bit like rubber, and much to my detest, they are made in mainland China. (Notice: This is not the thread for political arguments, feel free to send me a PM if you want to argue.)

Sizes: Medium and Large to fit FILCO and Realforce keyboards; dimensions are very close to that of the FILCO palmrests; height is 15mm.

Construction: Inner foam is a tad softer than the FILCO rests and they weigh a just a little bit more (metal plate in the base).

Availability: July-August

it smells like leather, looks like leather but it's not leather.
Edited by lmnop - 10/22/10 at 6:18pm
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it should but will it?

I think..

3M Silicone Gel Wrist Pad = leatherette with silicone and base plate.
Filco Palm Rest = leather textile with soft foam and a base plate.
Filco 3 Star = genuine leather with softer foam and a base plate.

thanks to majestouch.
Added to the first page or not, you're still getting a rep for it.
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Guys please try to stay on topic and stop the petty bickering.
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Guys please try to stay on topic and stop the petty bickering.
This just gives Ripster more ammo.
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So back to topic.

Leather. Translated from Diatec website.
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Majestouch zero or perfect, palm adult

表面に牛本革ポリウレタンコーティングを採用。 Polyurethane coating applied to the surface of cow leather.
柔軟でソフト感がありつつ、丈夫で耐久性・耐水性にも優れています。 There is a sense of being soft, flexible, has excellent durability, durable water resistant.
芯材にスチールを採用していますのでどっしりと重く安定感があり、机の上で滑りにくくしました 。 There is a massive sense of stability so heavy steel core material adopted for the slip on the desk.
クッション材は適度な柔らかさと安定感を持つ発泡ウレタンで、手首を優しく支えます。 Polyurethane foam cushion is soft and has a moderate stability, and support your wrist gently.
クッションの高さを13mmと18mmの2段階にしてありますので、体勢や使用するキーボードの高さに合わ せて使いやすい向きにすることができます。 13mm and 18mm height of the cushion, so to have two phases, the orientation can be easy to match the height of posture and keyboard use.
Another clue. Mooooooo........


And from Wikipedia here are the two types of leather most commonly used in higher end products.
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* Full-grain leather refers to the leather which has not had the upper "top grain" and "split" layers separated. The upper section of a hide that previously contained the epidermis and hair, but were removed from the hide/skin. Full-grain refers to hides that have not been sanded, buffed, or snuffed (as opposed to top-grain or corrected leather) to remove imperfections (or natural marks) on the surface of the hide. The grain remains allowing the fiber strength and durability. The grain also has breathability, resulting in less moisture from prolonged contact. Rather than wearing out, it will develop a patina over time. Leather furniture and footwear are made from full-grain leather. Full-grain leathers are typically available in two finish types: aniline and semi-aniline.

* Top-grain leather is the second-highest quality and has had the "split" layer separated away, making it thinner and more pliable than full grain. Its surface has been sanded and a finish coat added to the surface which results in a colder, plastic feel with less breathability, and will not develop a natural patina. It is typically less expensive, and has greater resistance to stains than full-grain leather, so long as the finish remains unbroken.
The 3 Star uses the higher grade but is ridiculously expensive.
Edited by ripster - 10/23/10 at 10:44am
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This thread is unbelievably popular on Twitter...I was amazed.
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I would just like to say to APLUSK I hate your movies.
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i cant decide between the filco medium and 3star medium wrist pads. im worried the two levels on the filco will annoy me or that ill be distracting.
i hear alot of ppl on here are really pleased with their FILCO Medium Leather Palm Rest. convince me i wont not like the two levels.
Edited by v193r - 10/23/10 at 2:41pm
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