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Stop changing colours!!!

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Do any of you UK members here know if keyboards are free of import tax? Thinking of getting a board from EliteKeyboards. thinking.gif

EDIT: Nevermind they have import VAT due but not import duty.

$380 shipped for a HHKB here. frown.gif
Edited by Paradigm84 - 11/17/13 at 3:40pm
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Lots of guys from EU have HHKB's. You might want to keep an eye out on GH Classified or even PM people to see if they are planning on letting go of their HHKB. I know that BunnyLake has 3 HHKB's (2 norm, one 1 Type-S if I remember correctly) and lives in the UK. I think this would save a lot of money.
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Lots of guys from EU have HHKB's. You might want to keep an eye out on GH Classified or even PM people to see if they are planning on letting go of their HHKB. I know that BunnyLake has 3 HHKB's (2 norm, one 1 Type-S if I remember correctly) and lives in the UK. I think this would save a lot of money.

I guess, just feels a bit intrusive to PM people and ask if they want to sell their boards. tongue.gif

I might just be cheap and get a FC660C. tongue.gif
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You know you want to wink.gif

But seriously if I were you I would exclusively look at the classified section, make a WTB thread when you have 60 posts. You'll save a ton of money that way and a used HHKB looks pretty much new.
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You know you want to wink.gif

But seriously if I were you I would exclusively look at the classified section, make a WTB thread when you have 60 posts. You'll save a ton of money that way and a used HHKB looks pretty much new.
Eh, for whatever reason, used HHKB's never seem to go for much less than you can get them for new.

(might not always be the case, but that is how it seems to me)
 
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You know you want to wink.gif

But seriously if I were you I would exclusively look at the classified section, make a WTB thread when you have 60 posts. You'll save a ton of money that way and a used HHKB looks pretty much new.

We'll see. tongue.gif

Also I'm looking through these GB's, so confusing for a noob like me. tongue.gif

The aluminium Bro Cap still calls my name aswell. frown.gif

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We'll see. tongue.gif

Also I'm looking through these GB's, so confusing for a noob like me. tongue.gif

The aluminium Bro Cap still calls my name aswell. frown.gif
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That is at the top of my want list currently, he is making it in aluminum of all colors, steel, gold plated, and brass and plastic.

Here is a picture of the steel that he just uploaded.
 
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Eh, for whatever reason, used HHKB's never seem to go for much less than you can get them for new.

(might not always be the case, but that is how it seems to me)

$40-$60 cheaper depending on how good of a deal you're getting but I think the real point of buying used is to avoid those nasty fees that you would have to pay if you bought a new one from EK and sent it over to the UK
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Keycool 87 II should fit your bill tongue.gif

I can personally vouch for the Keycool 87 II, just be aware the back lighting is Purple - Pink (as it gets brighter) photos tend to make it look blue.
Build quality is very good, I personally like the fairly smooth keytops, I think the caps are ABS, and if you did replace them with non-transparent lettering, you would still get some light bleed from underneath the keys, so back-lighting would still be effective (I will be testing that theory when the LCARS caps are out smile.gif )

My choice was MX Browns but they are available in black blue and red too.
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