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post #1581 of 36836
Here's my mechanical IBM keyboard. The date stamped on the bottom is 1993 so it's a bit of an antique.

As you can see the ALT caps are missing and obviously no Windows keys. I still manage to function without them though

When I first dug this out it had dirt and crumbs underneath all the keys so I popped off all the keys and thoroughly cleaned under it with an air compressor and eventually water (it seemed water tight). Then I left it outside to dry for about 48 hours. The space bar and one or another CTRL or ALT keys gets stuck every so often but I still prefer this over those fancy new ones.

I actually have more pics if you want to see any more of this keyboard. Also, the cord is 9 or 10 ft long



Edited by subassy - 1/30/11 at 11:24pm
 
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well im almost done building my new computer...cant wait to try my new black widow.....so excited...
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post #1583 of 36836
It's a MX blue keyboard.
You'll love it. It feels absolutely amazing to type on.
But be warned; it will make you hate every other keyboard you type on. I can't stand using my CR-48 for longer than a few minutes. Urgh.
post #1584 of 36836
Here are a couple of my mechanical keyboards.... I'd like to join sometime....

Anyone know how to get Monster energy drink out of XM white switches...

I've got a Filco tenkeyless that a can of monster was spilled on a little bit, ut some of the keys are still a little sticky...

Would just a damp rag help draw some of the sticky out of the switches??


post #1585 of 36836
Check the Mechanical Keyboard Guide. I'll link it in a sec.

Mechanical Keyboard Guide

Sorry that took so long. OCN just took a crap for me.
Edited by Bassdoken - 2/1/11 at 12:45pm
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My Filco Majestouch w/ Browns

First mechanical keyboard I've ever used and I love it - night and day difference from my old G15. I had to re-map a few keys given the lack of media buttons, but that's my only complaint.
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if i ever go to the dark side(cherry) from the light side(topre), id love some blank red wasd keys.

where did you get those red keys from?
Edited by v193r - 2/1/11 at 1:18pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by v193r View Post
if i ever go to the dark side(cherry) from the light side(topre), id love some blank red wasd keys.

where did you get those red keys from?
Which board do you have that has Topre? I am considering on getting one for my next board. Currently I have 1 white alps and 2 mx-blue boards. I enjoy the blues very much, but wouldn't mind a lighter board to add to my collection.
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I have a HHKB Pro 2. I enjoy it alot for gaming and typing. I find it hard not to bottom out thou. Still its feel like kb secks.
I have yet to try the browns.
http://www.overclock.net/12143286-post1511.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by v193r View Post
I have a HHKB Pro 2. I enjoy it alot for gaming and typing. I find it hard not to bottom out thou. Still its feel like kb secks.
I have yet to try the browns.
http://www.overclock.net/12143286-post1511.html
Ah nice! How does it differ from the Realforce boards? Just the layout?

Good to know the board is enjoyable for gaming. I don't think browns would be for me. If I want something lighter, I think Topre would be my best bet.
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