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MY DUCKY SHINE II HAS ARRIVED :DDDDDDDDDDD
Got mine with Cherry MX Blue switches. God, I love typing on this thing.
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Grats! Welcome to the world of annoying everyone else :3

Hehehhehe thanks. It's so louuuddd lolz. Didn't expect it to be that loud I swear. I love it though biggrin.gif
Edited by kedaami - 11/26/12 at 8:31pm
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I researched mechs for 2 weeks, and settled on the QFRs. I had ordered the sample kit from WASD so I could be sure I got what I wanted. I was torn between the blues and the reds, hated the browns and blacks, and I was slightly interested in the greens but had no way to test them. I wanted to order one by tonight because I felt like I was over thinking this and I know it's going to be a big upgrade over the membrane board I currently use. So I decided to go with either the green because I felt like the blues were just a little too light for me for something that had so much feedback or the reds. Decided I would make some ghetto greens out of the blue/black switches I currently have and MAN. I love how much stiffer the ghetto greens are! Decided to jump on the QFRs w/ Green switches from the CM store. If I end up not liking it I could sell it here pretty easily/return it.

I am super excited! Next paycheck I'm going to get a nice blank keyset for it. I fear this may become worse than my vinyl addiction... biggrin.gif
Edited by remedyhalopc - 11/28/12 at 3:00am
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I researched mechs for 2 weeks, and settled on the QFRs. I had ordered the sample kit from WASD so I could be sure I got what I wanted. I was torn between the blues and the reds, hated the browns and blacks, and I was slightly interested in the greens but had no way to test them. I wanted to order one by tonight because I felt like I was over thinking this and I know it's going to be a big upgrade over the membrane board I currently use. So I decided to go with either the green because I felt like the blues were just a little too light for me for something that had so much feedback or the reds. Decided I would make some ghetto greens out of the blue/black switches I currently have and MAN. I love how much stiffer the ghetto greens are! Decided to jump on the QFRs w/ Green switches from the CM store. If I end up not liking it I could sell it here pretty easily/return it.
I am super excited! Next paycheck I'm going to get a nice blank keyset for it. I fear this may become worse than my vinyl addiction, or audiophile headphones addiction... biggrin.gif

biggrin.gif blank keys are awesome,
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Oh how I wish I wish they offered white back-lighting with blue switches... frown.gif

That's what a soldering iron is for. I'm about to swap my keyboard's LED's for pink ones.
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That's what a soldering iron is for. I'm about to swap my keyboard's LED's for pink ones.

 

And patience, can't forget the patience!

 

I'm still putting off my switch swap for that very reason.

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just out of curiosity, is GH safe to browse now? I was reading some guides from ripster and it was when they were going through the whole rootworm situation. I've been on their site briefly to read some stuff about rarer alps/cherry switches but bounced pretty quick. If I know I'm going to need a lot of information or something, then I'll browse with my phone/tapatalk.

if it's not, where can I snag some keysets besides WASD?
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@ remedy, you can find lots of various key sets on eBay.

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just out of curiosity, is GH safe to browse now? I was reading some guides from ripster and it was when they were going through the whole rootworm situation. I've been on their site briefly to read some stuff about rarer alps/cherry switches but bounced pretty quick. If I know I'm going to need a lot of information or something, then I'll browse with my phone/tapatalk.
if it's not, where can I snag some keysets besides WASD?

Pretty sure GH is safe now, given my recent experience, but don't quote me on that. I thought they resolved the last of the issues over the summer? Reaper/Akimbo/others who are more active there can probably shed more light?
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Pretty sure GH is safe now, given my recent experience, but don't quote me on that. I thought they resolved the last of the issues over the summer? Reaper/Akimbo/others who are more active there can probably shed more light?

Didn't they have something just a week or two ago? tongue.gif
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Didn't they have something just a week or two ago? tongue.gif

Entirely possible? I hadn't been there in a little while, and then was back there Thanksgiving and didn't notice anything unsavory? Hopefully I'm not missing anything...
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