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Reds are way lighter than blacks. If you're used to blacks, reds are going to feel completely weightless to you. Your call if that's a good thing or not.

Browns... I personally think browns can go die in a fire, but that's just me. I don't see the point of their absolutely miniscule tactile bump. If a key is going to be tactile, it should be tactile enough to actually feel it under normal use, not just when you go really slow and concentrate on feeling it. Ain't no one got time for that! wink.gif

Thanks for the input, I guess the brown switch that i tried out needed some lube or something because I could feel the bump enough without having to go really slow as you mentioned above.

Definitely liked the blacks over the browns but I wouldn't mind having a tactile switch for typing and such.

As for the reds if they are waaaay lighter I might just stay away from them then. At least now I have to figure out which tactile switch to get, really wish there were some clears for the ducky shine 3 but oh well...
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I went with reds because resistance is futile. tongue.gif

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Depends on what you do the majority of the time. If your a gamer it may very well even come down to the type of game you play. I mostly play League so I prefer Reds over anything, and I do agree with a lot of others Browns were pretty bad. Either go full tactile like Blues or no resistance with Reds.
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post #13874 of 36848
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Thanks for the input, I guess the brown switch that i tried out needed some lube or something because I could feel the bump enough without having to go really slow as you mentioned above.

Definitely liked the blacks over the browns but I wouldn't mind having a tactile switch for typing and such.

As for the reds if they are waaaay lighter I might just stay away from them then. At least now I have to figure out which tactile switch to get, really wish there were some clears for the ducky shine 3 but oh well...

Shine 3 should come in clear, the shine 2 does.
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Shine 3 should come in clear, the shine 2 does.

If it's coming in clears it's time for me to save up. thumbsupsmiley.png
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Shine 3 should come in clear, the shine 2 does.

So far the only ones I see available for pre-order are the Browns, Blacks, Blues, and Reds.
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post #13877 of 36848
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So far the only ones I see available for pre-order are the Browns, Blacks, Blues, and Reds.

Those taking pre orders are probably operating somewhat in the dark. Those 4 most common switch designs are pretty much guaranteed to exist in high quantities. Immediate availability of large quantities of other switches is not quite as certain, so stores are not willing to risk taking pre orders on them yet.

That's my speculation anyway.
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Those taking pre orders are probably operating somewhat in the dark. Those 4 most common switch designs are pretty much guaranteed to exist in high quantities. Immediate availability of large quantities of other switches is not quite as certain, so stores are not willing to risk taking pre orders on them yet.

That's my speculation anyway.

Here's hoping. Though their website also lists "Switches: Cherry MX Black, Blue, Brown, and Red", at the same time they only mention the blue led color. On there Taiwanese website, they didn't mention switches at all.
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Reds are way lighter than blacks. If you're used to blacks, reds are going to feel completely weightless to you. Your call if that's a good thing or not.

Browns... I personally think browns can go die in a fire, but that's just me. I don't see the point of their absolutely miniscule tactile bump. If a key is going to be tactile, it should be tactile enough to actually feel it under normal use, not just when you go really slow and concentrate on feeling it. Ain't no one got time for that! wink.gif

Thanks for the input, I guess the brown switch that i tried out needed some lube or something because I could feel the bump enough without having to go really slow as you mentioned above.

Definitely liked the blacks over the browns but I wouldn't mind having a tactile switch for typing and such.

As for the reds if they are waaaay lighter I might just stay away from them then. At least now I have to figure out which tactile switch to get, really wish there were some clears for the ducky shine 3 but oh well...

In MX Browns, I find it easy to detect the tactile, bump, as can most people when they don't just hammer at the keys. If you're hammering at the keys hard, then even MX Blacks and MX Reds feel pretty close, but you have to remember that you'll likely not be hammering on the switch as hard when it's in a board as you might whilst testing out the switch individually.

You could always get a WASD V2 Code, it will have MX Clears and white backlighting.
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