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I'm a bit of a mechanical keyboard headcase, started with my first mech, a CM Storm Trigger about a year back, I now have 19 keyboards......and I'm still not done yet. Here's a pic of my collection, I've since added a few more keyboards since taking this picture.....

I've since sold off one of my Trigger and the Armaggeddon MKA-3, and have gotten a DS3 YOTS, a second HHKB 2, a Topre Type Heaven, a Keycool 87 with white PBT key caps, a Ducky DK9008S, and a Leopold FC660M.
How much money have you put into your keyboards?
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I'm a bit of a mechanical keyboard headcase, started with my first mech, a CM Storm Trigger about a year back, I now have 19 keyboards......and I'm still not done yet. Here's a pic of my collection, I've since added a few more keyboards since taking this picture.....

I've since sold off one of my Trigger and the Armaggeddon MKA-3, and have gotten a DS3 YOTS, a second HHKB 2, a Topre Type Heaven, a Keycool 87 with white PBT key caps, a Ducky DK9008S, and a Leopold FC660M.

Quite the collection, can't say I would have done it the same though, no korean customs or aluminum keyboards(custom cases)?
 
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How much money have you put into your keyboards?
Ugh! doh.gif More than I'd care to think about.....redface.gif
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Quite the collection, can't say I would have done it the same though, no korean customs or aluminum keyboards(custom cases)?
Well, I find stock keyboards like those I'd gotten to be beautiful enough as they are. I was offered a KMAC and such, but really can't justify to myself the amount of money to I'd have to part with. I don't mind paying top dollars for a HHKB Pro 2 or a YOTS, but custom Korean boards are a tad esoteric to me.

I have a set of Miami key caps which I've yet to receive, as well as a Sanctuary key set in hand as well......I'm now avoiding GB's in GH, they are aptly called WalletHack. biggrin.gif
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From what I've seen other people say about Korean keyboard, you're basically paying for rarity/uniqueness as opposed to real build quality differences or features.

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From what I've seen other people say about Korean keyboard, you're basically paying for rarity/uniqueness as opposed to real build quality differences or features.
True, love the wheigh and build quality of my KMAC
But that keymapping software is tricky to get it working, especially on my windows 8.1, sigh
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Ugh! doh.gif More than I'd care to think about.....redface.gif

I hard time spending $30 on the blackwidow ultimate 2013 I bought... then I returned it and spent an extra $3 on the logitech g710+ (and no I am not joking.)
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From what I've seen other people say about Korean keyboard, you're basically paying for rarity/uniqueness as opposed to real build quality differences or features.
Aluminum cases aren't cheap, obviously you are paying a bit more for the "prestige" but I don't think you could build a similar quality keyboard for much less.
 
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Finally decided to make a GH account, I think I should avoid the GB's though so I don't end up poor and homeless. tongue.gif
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Finally decided to make a GH account, I think I should avoid the GB's though so I don't end up poor and homeless. tongue.gif
That is a smart idea tongue.gif
 
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Aluminum cases aren't cheap, obviously you are paying a bit more for the "prestige" but I don't think you could build a similar quality keyboard for much less.

Ducky YOTS gets you most of that at $200.

 

I kinda want a braided cable on my keyboard.

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