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Yeah it is, still going strong. smile.gif
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post #13722 of 36807
I had one for a bit, but the un-even backlighting, really warm color temp, and AG drove me crazy. Ended up trading it for a 27" korean. The thing is built like a tank though, thats for sure.

On your TK, do you have any idea about how the size is compared to the Quickfire Rapid?
post #13723 of 36807
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I had one for a bit, but the un-even backlighting, really warm color temp, and AG drove me crazy. Ended up trading it for a 27" korean. The thing is built like a tank though, thats for sure.

On your TK, do you have any idea about how the size is compared to the Quickfire Rapid?





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post #13724 of 36807
oh perfect, +1 to you, Thats the perfect size, as my work desk is very small, and I've never been a fan of full size keyboards. I wish they would have kept it minimal like the rapid, but now I gotta decide between browns or blues.
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First time using browns for me, really like it i have to say.
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post #13726 of 36807
Yeah, i'm just thinking how sweet the brown switch edition would look with some custom keycaps.
( i'm in the middle of painting and putting custom keys on my QFR ) going silver frame with white blank keys.

i've tested reds blues browns and blacks, prefere the clicky blues, but for an office setting browns would be cool ( i like reds too, but i'm so tired of everything being black with red led's )
post #13727 of 36807
Any of you guys know where to get a set of brushed aluminum or steel keycaps? Blank or engraved would be best. Also cheap as possible.
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post #13728 of 36807
I think Zinc is the most popular metal for keycaps right now. If this price is too high then feng might give you a discount if you tell him that you're from Geekhack (just pretend you are even if you aren't). Honestly, there's no such thing as cheap metal keycaps. http://www.ebay.com/itm/MKC-Blank-37-Keyset-Metal-Zinc-Cherry-MX-Keycaps-/230967844896?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35c6c1a020

I don't think it would be practical for anyone to buy a 104 key set. The people that do are the same people that have rainbow F-row clacks and clacks as their alphas. For the same price you could probably get a Topre board or buy a tricked out QFR or Filco (Think 62g lubed stickered HID Liberation universal plate Ergo Clear Filco or something that sounds as fancy as that).
post #13729 of 36807
Like sniping said, those Zinc caps are your best bet and all metal caps will be pricey.
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post #13730 of 36807
Geeze i want a full kb set :O I'll have to see about getting KBT to help me out with the cost.
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