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post #14131 of 36807
well i got the new Ducky shine 3 in today its the red led and brown switch biggrin.gif

all i have to say is that its awesome!!! my first mechanical keyboard and its dam nice. you guys know most of the details of the keyboard but i when i took it out i was surprise how heavy it was. its nice to type on and i have to say i wish it was a tad heavier in the keystroke. i think cherry greens would of been perfect for me. now im just waiting on the gray key caps i ordered that should be here next week but that will be another day.

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Very nice! I think you might be the first person to have one here.

Could you possibly put it on a desk and check how much it flexes? Wondering what the build quality is like, but if you'd rather not then no worries. smile.gif
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the build quality is like 5 times better then the logitec g110 i am replacing. i will say it dose flex but you really have to be pushing on it. under the normal typing conditions it wont do any flexing. if i had to say its would be worthy of at least 10lbs of pressure thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif

this is me trying to put all the force threw my thumb on it while holding my phone and pushing the shutter button at the same time.

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Could you hold it by both sides and try to flex it by twisting it? (Not with a huge amount of pressure though)
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Sorry only have 2 hands so no pics. It will flex but it's not bad.
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Sorry only have 2 hands so no pics. It will flex but it's not bad.

That's fine, I was looking for feedback more than pics of it flexed, thanks for the help!
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I've looked through Newegg...looks like the 710+ has its own fair share of issues, arguably even more than the BWU.
Some pros of the BWU:
-Good looks, case doesn't look half bad if you don't mind glossy and the size
-Backlighting
-MX Blue/MX Brown
-Price is very reasonable for backlit--Mac version is under $100 on Newegg at the moment
I'm not saying the G710+ shouldn't be on the list, but I want to point out that the BWU shouldn't be forgotten just because it might be overhyped or mainstream. There's really not much wrong with it, plus they go for $45-$55 used on Geekhack so they can be had for extremely cheap.

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For the BW 2013 series, I'll vouch for their moderate decency. I have the tournament and used the Ultimate. Only complaint is the keycaps. They are thin ABS, with a TERRIBLE font. also the function row is a bit jacked.

But for the price of the BWT, it's a pretty good competitor of the QuickFire Rapid which has a more simple look and inarguable better quality, but a lot of people hate the finish. I love the Matte finish of the BWT and the green Razer logo is cool.
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For the BW 2013 series, I'll vouch for their moderate decency. I have the tournament and used the Ultimate. Only complaint is the keycaps. They are thin ABS, with a TERRIBLE font. also the function row is a bit jacked.

But for the price of the BWT, it's a pretty good competitor of the QuickFire Rapid which has a more simple look and inarguable better quality, but a lot of people hate the finish. I love the Matte finish of the BWT and the green Razer logo is cool.

Another plus you get with the QFR is that you can customize the keyboard by changing the keycaps. I have an older BWU, the first version that was released so a couple years under its belt. Like I stated previously, it started losing functionality in the first few months. It is usable still but there are occasions where you're going to have to stop typing, wait a second, and repress the key solidly to get it to work.
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You can change the keycaps on the Razer you just need a different spacebar and some extra 1x1 keys for the function row. I had a BWU of the first gen and it bugged out a LOT. The Tournament has never had an issue though.
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