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I know that. I'm wondering if the $50 extra is worth it or if there are any back lit keyboard that I'm forgetting.
Edit: is the Gigabyte Aivia Osmium any good?

I just received a Ducky Shine 2 and I love it. The black lighting is fantastic and I haven't really come across any negatives of the keyboard minus the fact that I didn't get one with a number pad but I'll get used to that. lol Overall I say it is worth it and I know this keyboard will last me a long time granted it is taken care of properly and kept clean. thumb.gif

I got mine with browns and it is very comfortable to type on.
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I got an awesome Christmas present of Ducky PBT keycaps, but totally derped on their modifier key and spacebar mounting. My QFR has Costar stabilized keys while the Ducky kit is Cherry stabilizers. Does anyone know a place you can get Costar stabilized Shift, Backspace, and Space Bar keys, preferably white? Engraved would be nice, but not necessary. Oh, and in the US.
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So guys, I have $60 and I can afford a K60 right now, but I already have my new Ducky with Blues. Should I still try out the reds with the K60 or buy some new sleeved cables from Corsair? frown.gif Such a dilemma! Either way I go, I'll probably still feel that void in my heart.
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So guys, I have $60 and I can afford a K60 right now, but I already have my new Ducky with Blues. Should I still try out the reds with the K60 or buy some new sleeved cables from Corsair? frown.gif Such a dilemma! Either way I go, I'll probably still feel that void in my heart.

Stick with your Ducky Blues and go for the sleeving. Aesthetics are high up on my scale and your keyboard is already nice. smile.gif
     
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So guys, I have $60 and I can afford a K60 right now, but I already have my new Ducky with Blues. Should I still try out the reds with the K60 or buy some new sleeved cables from Corsair? frown.gif Such a dilemma! Either way I go, I'll probably still feel that void in my heart.

Stick with your Ducky Blues and go for the sleeving. Aesthetics are high up on my scale and your keyboard is already nice. smile.gif

I wanted to see if reds were nice, but I'm not sure about them. I don't like non-tactile keyboards so I didn't know if I'll end up liking it. Yea, the sleeves seem so much reasonable. I'll get those. tongue.gif Thanks!
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I would go with the sleeved cables as well. I have QFR MX Reds (home) and OCN Ducky MX blues (work), and your not missing anything. If you already have the blues, you will more than likely not like Linear switches. Get the cables. Just MHO. thumb.gif
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I would go with the sleeved cables as well. I have QFR MX Reds (home) and OCN Ducky MX blues (work), and your not missing anything. If you already have the blues, you will more than likely not like Linear switches. Get the cables. Just MHO. thumb.gif

Yea, I'm gonna order them after I receive my NH-D14 and then I'll start rebuilding my PC again. It'll be for long-term and I'll probably save up for a new GPU at that. Also to make this post justifiable for this thread, I may be getting an IBM keyboard if my dad finds it at his work somewhere. tongue.gif
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Can you not DIY some sleeves outa para-cord or something? Then save the $60 to get a TK or other keyboard later? I would not risk a lesser keyboard after having a Duck.

And I love reds, but if you are a blue man, stick with brown or green. Even brown I bet will seem boring to you now. I can't feel the bump in them myself. They are good for a first taste but after you have your switch, switching may not work wink.gif
 
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I got an awesome Christmas present of Ducky PBT keycaps, but totally derped on their modifier key and spacebar mounting. My QFR has Costar stabilized keys while the Ducky kit is Cherry stabilizers. Does anyone know a place you can get Costar stabilized Shift, Backspace, and Space Bar keys, preferably white? Engraved would be nice, but not necessary. Oh, and in the US.

There is no cherry or costar specified keycaps. They work on both.
You just need to take out the white inserts that's under the stabilized keys on your old keycaps and put them into the new keycaps.
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Can you not DIY some sleeves outa para-cord or something? Then save the $60 to get a TK or other keyboard later? I would not risk a lesser keyboard after having a Duck.

And I love reds, but if you are a blue man, stick with brown or green. Even brown I bet will seem boring to you now. I can't feel the bump in them myself. They are good for a first taste but after you have your switch, switching may not work wink.gif

I can't use my brother's browns at all. Just too weak for me. frown.gif
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