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WOOT! Put me down for an IBM Model M 1395300. Just scored one from Goodwill for $3.99! It's in awesome condition.


Nice find.

post #14082 of 36836
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I have a question, what do you guys think of the Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard CherryMX Brown Switch USB from Newegg? I have been thinking of getting a mechanical keyboard for a while, but did not like the price of them until I seen this one for $60 after MIR.
It's an ok board, but the build quality isn't as high as some of CM's other boards like the Quick Fire Rapid, the removable USB connector is known to be less than perfect and it only has partial backlighting.

Personally I'd try and stretch your budget a little and get a Quick Fire Rapid, it's a great board with excellent build quality for the price point.

The only thing that I don't care for on that keyboard is no numpad. Even though I don't use it very often I would think that I would be missing something if it was not there.

Just curious any certain mechanical keyboards better than others that don't break the bank?
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Finally figured out how to upload a pic from my phone. It didn't want tow work for some reason.

I'm about to plug her in and test her out. I'll update with a thumbs up or down smile.gif

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Thumbs down! it has the capacitor issues. I'm going to repair it. 2 caps, $5 and some elbow grease.
Edited by Snerp - 8/7/13 at 10:44pm
    
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post #14084 of 36836
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WOOT! Put me down for an IBM Model M 1395300. Just scored one from Goodwill for $3.99! It's in awesome condition.

Wow nice!
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post #14085 of 36836
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Sweet! Just the other day when I saw a darth vader keycap, I thought to myself "someone should make a storm trooper key" lol biggrin.gif
Im trying to get different type of lego trooper
Gonna make enough to cover the whole function keys biggrin.gif
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post #14086 of 36836
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WOOT! Put me down for an IBM Model M 1395300. Just scored one from Goodwill for $3.99! It's in awesome condition.
Awesome pick up, should of stole it though. Goodwill is complete evil.
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A question for all you keyboard enthusiasts, do you think the G710+ has had enough issues to warrant removing it from the Recommended Mechanical Keyboards list?

Furthermore I'm going to be adding a "Compact" size to each category as I feel the list is missing some excellent 60% size boards. As such I'd appreciate your input via the form in the OP of the above link. smile.gif
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How did that thing even make the list to begin with?  Remove it!

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How did that thing even make the list to begin with?  Remove it!

post #14090 of 36836
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WOOT! Put me down for an IBM Model M 1395300. Just scored one from Goodwill for $3.99! It's in awesome condition.
That's a deal! You make me want to check out the goodwill stores near my house. Hope I get lucky?!
Edited by mironccr345 - 8/8/13 at 6:43am
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