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Originally Posted by DaveLT View Post

Wait, i went down yesterday to the shops to try a topre realforce. It's just a rubber dome done well, nothing to see here nothing to do here

*In other words : Mechanical still owns

There's no way you actually gave a Topre a chance if you didn't even bring it home.

"If you invented the perfect switch, would you let others get in and profit from your glory? I didn't think so.

No, you'd say, "Here, have some of these other crappy switches. We call them MX."

By the way, Topre is technically mechanical. Hybrid capacitive switch.
But imo, I really don't to have anything to do with stock MX switches anymore. I just got my Model M in and I like it better than blues and greens, and Topre is much smoother and more tactile than browns, reds and blacks. Only spring swaps and lube make MX feel decent.
post #14392 of 36906
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Originally Posted by HesterDW View Post

Nice I've got a Rapid and TK. What is a "matt mod" though?

get those checkered looking shelf liners, and put them underneath your PCB and the idea is that it helps kill some of the echo of the switches and helps kill the noise a little bit, it dosen't do much for reds/blacks/browns but is slightly noticeable for greens/blues.

empty case = amplification space
post #14393 of 36906
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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

I've only learned how good a mechanical keyboard was in the last year. If those boards do come down a bit, I might get one to try. I'm not really the biggest fan of linear swithches, but it could be good for gaming.
Topre isn't linear.

Edit: unless you were referring to the reds/blacks.
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Originally Posted by Jixr View Post

get those checkered looking shelf liners, and put them underneath your PCB and the idea is that it helps kill some of the echo of the switches and helps kill the noise a little bit, it dosen't do much for reds/blacks/browns but is slightly noticeable for greens/blues.

empty case = amplification space

Ok, that makes sense.
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This is tempting some local dude selling a IBM M13 but i already have a Model M, ill pass
somebody pick this up in NY-http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/sys/4012116965.html
post #14396 of 36906
anyone here have a Filco Manilla? the spacebar looks like a big reach, any experiences? its on sale for 100$ at NCIX, thinking of picking one up.
post #14397 of 36906
If I apply an O ring to the switch under a space bar, should I put rings on the stabilizers as well? (Cherry Stabilizers.)
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post #14398 of 36906
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If I apply an O ring to the switch under a space bar, should I put rings on the stabilizers as well? (Cherry Stabilizers.)

Yes
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i didnt and its just fine :/
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post #14400 of 36906
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i didnt and its just fine :/

It would be fine, it's just the ends of the spacebar could be pushed down marginally further than the center, which is less preferable than just installing the extra two O-rings.
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