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At work i mostly work with numbers, so i hardly type. But i still a vast portion of the day using a keyboard.

Someone on here recommended buckling springs. But i don't know if they're available over here.
Look on eBay or classifieds for old IBM Model M's
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At work i mostly work with numbers, so i hardly type. But i still a vast portion of the day using a keyboard.

Someone on here recommended buckling springs. But i don't know if they're available over here.
If you work with numbers a lot and use the numberpad by touch then a Cherry MX numberpad might be worth getting.

Problem is most of them use Cherry MX black switches, which are alright but not great. But you can do a switch swap (easy since they're usually PCB mount) and use whatever switch you prefer. And you can get individual MX switches for $1 each.
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Well my Realforce 108B just came. I'll try to take some better pics later.

Nice red color under the keyboard, but a bit washed out from the flash since it's dark down here.



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where can you buy replacement keys? colored ones i mean?
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Having a colour under the keyboard is a genius idea.
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Since EK hasn't stocked the Leopolds yet and I can't stand the rubber dome in my new office anymore, I decided to pick up the RK-9000. I really am a fan of blue switches now.

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where can you buy replacement keys? colored ones i mean?
For what?

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Having a colour under the keyboard is a genius idea.
I agree. It looks very nice, and shows a tiny bit through the small gaps between keys.
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Well my Realforce 108B just came. I'll try to take some better pics later.
I just got my RF 103UB 55g today and I'm lovin' it.


Where did you order that 108B? For how much? is it variable weight or fixed?
How do you like the shorter than usual spacebar on it?
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I just got my RF 103UB 55g today and I'm lovin' it.


Where did you order that 108B? For how much? is it variable weight or fixed?
How do you like the shorter than usual spacebar on it?
http://www.g-tune.jp/products/soluti...iece_keyboard/

It's all 45g weighted, and has a ps/2 connector for full NKRO. Downside is it's about $310 on their website, so if you add in shipping and possibly a commission to get it shipped to you, it's very expensive.

The spacebar actually doesn't bother me at all. I guess that's where I put my thumb naturally anyways, so that's working out good. However, the enter and backspace keys are both giving me a little trouble, as I'm not naturally hitting them every time.

If I feel like doing it I'll write a review tomorrow, but first impressions are the 45g weighted keys are a lot nicer, for me, to use then the 55g of my 103ub 55g board. The difference is actually fairly noticeable, so I wonder if there's another reason why the keys seem noticeably less "clunky". I've seen guys claim that the difference between 45 and 55 shouldn't be very large.

PS. Can anyone tell me what the heck the little black things that came with my board are for? I can't figure it out lol.
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I think those are key stoppers. I don't know exactly what are they for, I will guess that for preventing a key from getting pressed or bottomed.
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