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Originally Posted by zflamewing View Post

Maybe it's the fact my XT is new and the Ducky is a year old now but Greens and Blues feel night and day to me.

I'm with you, I think I notice it the most going from greens to blues because it feels like I'm slamming the key into submission with every keystroke. Really prefer greens and blacks over any of the lighter switches! biggrin.gif
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I don't think they have an Italian Red in, but NCIX ships to the U.S. from Canada.

http://www.ncix.com/vendors.php/4580/Filco/

I bought my full-size MJ2 for $130 CAD with free express shipping from them.

Oh!
They're also selling some Ducky Shine 3's for $119.99 CAD.

http://www.ncix.ca/products/?sku=87081&vpn=DK9008S3-CUSALAAT1&manufacture=Ducky&promoid=1374

 

Damn Canadians always getting all the good deals. :p

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Originally Posted by FranBunnyFFXII View Post


Well i didnt feel the difference much between my scissorswitches and my cherry mx blue when i first got my ducky but now that i swap back and forth, seems like night and day even thought i got the blues specifically because they are the closest switch feel to scissorswitch.

One would assume that once they get used to something a subtle change would have a drastic noticeable feel.

Do the greens tire you out at all?

 

I could instantly feel the difference between pleb domes and mechanical switches.

 

I can tell and feel the difference between each switch. They all have a distinct feel.

 

I completely get what he's saying when he said his reds were dry or whatever. I haven't messed with lube or needed to, but if for some reason my mind recesses and I like linear switches (won't happen. :p) then I'll definitely lube it up. ;)

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Damn Canadians always getting all the good deals. tongue.gif

I could instantly feel the difference between pleb domes and mechanical switches.

I can tell and feel the difference between each switch. They all have a distinct feel.

I completely get what he's saying when he said his reds were dry or whatever. I haven't messed with lube or needed to, but if for some reason my mind recesses and I like linear switches (won't happen. tongue.gif) then I'll definitely lube it up. wink.gif
Scissors and regular domes feel different. Compared to regular rubber domes scissors feel a lot different. one of the reasons i got the mx blue was because it was the closest switch to a scissor, and was clicky, and i didnt like the reds at all. my friends have MX Reds and i think they feel AWFUL. but they like them but me i cant not have that tactile bump.
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why not just grab an XT and paint it? pretty much the same thing, and rustolium makes a cherry red that really pops.
I have a second QFR case thats been sitting around gathering dust, i've always wondered what a red hot paint job would look like with my white caps.

I think after these boards i'm done with modding and board buying for a bit, at least until a Ducky Shine 4 limited edition comes out, or if I can find a new/slightly used DS3 limited edition for not more than the retail price. and I would just spend the time to swap switches and LED's ( I want blacks with white or blue LED's ) and would probably paint the base plate white to help reflect the LED's )
Dream keyboard for me.

and as far as mechs that most feel like domes to me are JH Blues and presumeably clears ( as JHblues are very similar to ergo clears ). Its weird, when I first got into mechs I hated domes, but after using mechs exclusively for months some nicer domes don't feel too terrible
Edited by Jixr - 12/2/13 at 11:22am
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Originally Posted by FranBunnyFFXII View Post

Well i didnt feel the difference much between my scissorswitches and my cherry mx blue when i first got my ducky but now that i swap back and forth, seems like night and day even thought i got the blues specifically because they are the closest switch feel to scissorswitch.

One would assume that once they get used to something a subtle change would have a drastic noticeable feel.

Do the greens tire you out at all?

I noticed a bit the first day or so I had it at the office. Today I'm feeling the workout because of the fact I'm just getting back from the long weekend. I'm preferring the greens to the blues still. I agree that I notice it more going from greens back to blues as blues feel a lot lighter.
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Scissors and regular domes feel different. Compared to regular rubber domes scissors feel a lot different. one of the reasons i got the mx blue was because it was the closest switch to a scissor, and was clicky, and i didnt like the reds at all. my friends have MX Reds and i think they feel AWFUL. but they like them but me i cant not have that tactile bump.

Nice, firm scissors have good feedback, but I'd rather have a low-profile Blue or Clear like switch. Why do you not like the lack of feedback specifically, and what games do you generally play?
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If Ducky offered a Sine 3 in MX greens with the purple/magenta LEDs I'd be a happy camper.
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If Ducky offered a Sine 3 in MX greens with the purple/magenta LEDs I'd be a happy camper.

Sin 3 ~ .14112

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I thought of using the XT as a Filco replacement and painting it red, but I have no painting or handy skills so that idea is shot.

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I thought of using the XT as a Filco replacement and painting it red, but I have no painting or handy skills so that idea is shot.
its really not hard at all, follow basic steps and a novice and get a good result.

Most people just get impatient and blast whatever their painting in one go and call it a day.
( it just irks me when I see people do crappy paint jobs on nice equipment )

though that does make me think I should start painting my other case, red plate, red switches, red case with white caps, would look sweet...

Also gonna probably order some black springs to put in my QFR, or maybe just try to sell it off and buy an XT in blacks, would be the easiest route. I also still prefer the XT to the QFR, but I can't put my finger on why.
Edited by Jixr - 12/2/13 at 11:51am
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