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Any keyboards you currently have in mind: KBT Race
Price: $140
Backlighting (yes (colour?)/ no ): Not Needed
Size (60%, TKL, full size etc): TKL or similar layout to KBT Race
Use (games/ programming/ typing etc): Gaming mostly and some typing.
USB/ PS2: Doesn't Matter
KRO: Doesn't Matter
Macro keys (yes/ no): No
Media keys (yes/ no): No
Layout (US/ ANSI, etc): US
Switch type (if not known complete the questions below): Browns

WORTH NOTING - I want to have blank key caps if I'm going this route, it's pretty much a must have. If I could find something similar to the KBT race w/o back lighting and such that would be acceptable also.

Yeah I'm posting in this thread, other thread doesn't seem to get attention. <3

I too am looking for a 60% keyboard, I'm not really felling the race because of the weird layout. I think the only choice is the KBC Poker, which is discontinued as for as I know frown.gif
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It's not a great keyboard, it's a tank! Those things are so sturdy tongue.gif

I know! It feels like I could use this keyboard as a hammer and still use it at the end of the day for it's real purpose. tongue.gif

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The right Storm key retains the Function key ability (or whatever you want it to). I only set the left Storm key as Windows key. Day 2 - still loving the keyboard! 50A O-rings should arrive tomorrow smile.gif
Ah cool didn't know that, I may as well set up the left key as a regular Windows key. smile.gif
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Still love my Ducky!!
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Membership list is up to date, also it's nearly the end of the month so if anyone else wants to submit their modded board for KOTM you can do so via the form here.
post #12345 of 36877
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Originally Posted by CptChiggs View Post

Dear God 70A!?

You might as well stick a cotton wad under each key.
lol they were cheap, like $5 bucks so i figured i'd try them out

I myself honestly only used the EK Grey "firm" pads before
post #12346 of 36877
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I know! It feels like I could use this keyboard as a hammer and still use it at the end of the day for it's real purpose. tongue.gif

I feel like the only reason why it's so strong, and the wrist rest is shaped like a ramp is because they wanted to do that car running over it demo. Either way it's still a nice keyboard biggrin.gif
 
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I don't really understand the concept of a "strong" non-flexing keyboard (just as strong non-flexing fans). The force to flex them has to be quite large, and where in practical applications will it matter? Unless you carry your keyboard with you all the time (small % of people) and fans (even smaller). I definitely appreciate how firmly the keys are set in the CM Trigger though, versus some reviews I've read about other keyboards like Razor Blackwidow. And I like that the spacebar has a nice even sound vs. Logitech G710+. I still want to try out a "solid" keyboard like Ducky Shine at some point in the future, but it's outside my budget right now =/
   
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So, in my search for a 60% keyboard, I just remembered Filco is about to release their Minila in the states, I was wondering if anyone already has one? Your thoughts?
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I don't really understand the concept of a "strong" non-flexing keyboard (just as strong non-flexing fans). The force to flex them has to be quite large, and where in practical applications will it matter? Unless you carry your keyboard with you all the time (small % of people) and fans (even smaller). I definitely appreciate how firmly the keys are set in the CM Trigger though, versus some reviews I've read about other keyboards like Razor Blackwidow. And I like that the spacebar has a nice even sound vs. Logitech G710+. I still want to try out a "solid" keyboard like Ducky Shine at some point in the future, but it's outside my budget right now =/

I didn't know keyboards can flex, I should check it out on my really cheap keyboard. I thought they all were able to resist typing without flexing ah well you learn something new each day.

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I feel like the only reason why it's so strong, and the wrist rest is shaped like a ramp is because they wanted to do that car running over it demo. Either way it's still a nice keyboard biggrin.gif

I have to admit currently I don't have the desk room for the wrist rests, as I have 2 computers connected to the same monitor with little desk space, when I get the spare room sorted out I can put a computer in there and have the wrist rests up. thumb.gif Yes it's a nice keyboard and doesn't have an "in your face" design I love it. biggrin.gif
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Oh no I meant that you can pick them up and attempt to twist them. Like LinusTech did with fans in one of his reviews. I found it pretty humorous.
   
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