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Leopold FC660C vs Realforce 87U 45g.

Differences in feel?
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Generally proxies charge cost of the item, 3-6% of the cost of the item, shipping within the country, and cost of international shipping. You can try Feng and Qtan on Geekhack and see what they would charge for it. The last thing I bought off of Taobao using a proxy (Bhiner) ended up costing me about $15 or $20 within China and another $20 or so to ship to me. Even so, it was still cheaper than buying the exact same thing domestically.
Yeah, I just messaged bhiner to see if they could get me an estimate for it. Its going to cost 160 right away, if the shipping isn't that bad then I think I can deal with that.
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Yeah, I just messaged bhiner to see if they could get me an estimate for it. The deluxe one which I believe has a hard anodizing on it rather than a standard one is going to cost 160 right away, if the shipping isn't that bad then I think I can deal with that.

Be careful with Bhiner. Both myself and a couple other people had "shipping issues" from them where they only shipped part of the order then demanded more for shipping the rest.

And if you want to sleeve your PSU or some cables, I've got some good links for cheap Molex connectors and some interesting sleeving that are both cheap off of Taobao.
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Leopold FC660C vs Realforce 87U 45g.

Differences in feel?

Owners of both tend to say yes. I feel like more people have said that they prefer the feel of the FC660C, but obviously I haven't read all of the comparisons and I don't own an RF board so I couldn't give you my own opinion. The FC660C is usually compared to the HHKB, not the Realforce
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Attack on titan keycaps need to be made a thing!
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Be careful with Bhiner. Both myself and a couple other people had "shipping issues" from them where they only shipped part of the order then demanded more for shipping the rest.

And if you want to sleeve your PSU or some cables, I've got some good links for cheap Molex connectors and some interesting sleeving that are both cheap off of Taobao.
Yeah, using something like that is honestly the last thing I want to do. I am going to see what feng tells me and I will also post a WTB thread and see if anyone is interested in selling their aluminum poker case. I want to take my time with this one for sure though, I might also wait and see if there are any other similar group buys coming up.
 
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Owners of both tend to say yes. I feel like more people have said that they prefer the feel of the biggrin.gif, but obviously I haven't read all of the comparisons and I don't own an RF board so I couldn't give you my own opinion. The FC660C is usually compared to the HHKB, not the Realforce

The HHKB doesn't have a metal plate, so that really changes the feel. The F660C is so much cheaper then the HHKB that it's probably the better choice...

I haven't tried the F660C, but the 87u weighs a good bit more so probably feels more solid... that would be what I'd go with between the two.
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Thoughts on this guys? http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/keyboards/triggerz/

I personally like the single line of macro keys, allows room for some fun keycaps biggrin.gif
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Thoughts on this guys? http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/keyboards/triggerz/

I personally like the single line of macro keys, allows room for some fun keycaps biggrin.gif
I dont see a big difference compare to the old trigger since I own one

Even less option on the switches, my trigger comes with green switch
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Thoughts on this guys? http://www.cmstorm.com/en/products/keyboards/triggerz/

I personally like the single line of macro keys, allows room for some fun keycaps biggrin.gif

Looks fine to me, at least it has standard modifiers so yeah a good buy if at the right price.
one thing I would consider is how effective the wrist rest is, I don't think it is high enough to have any effect, which is the case with many of these integrated keyboards.
    
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