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yeah, going from blues to reds, i did have quite a few typing errors ( often pressing keys in the wrong order )

Though once you get used to reds, typing on blues/greens/browns you are really accurate.

Though I just jumped from reds to blacks now, and I do find them slightly better for typing compared to reds.


Current delema, should I spend the 3-4 hours changing the switches on my two QFR's just so i can have mx blacks on a red plate?
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How dare thee. mad.gif
Cherry should make some 10g linear switches for the lulz. tongue.gif
I should start an interest check on geekhack for unique spring weights like 20g and 150g for super black. wink.gif
 
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What is the general consensus on KeyCool keyboards? How's the build quality, etc. Is it worth it to drop money on one over a Quickfire rapid and other keyboards in that price range? The large variety of colors is quite appealing.
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I should start an interest check on geekhack for unique spring weights like 20g and 150g for super black. wink.gif

We need 1g and 1000g switches like right now.
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We need 1g and 1000g switches like right now.
Lol I put a mechanical pencil spring in a brown switch and it practically exploaded open.
 
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i've been thinking about cutting some pen springs to stuff in my spacebar on my blacks, previously when I used reds my spacebar was a black,and it felt nice and even, but the SB with all blacks feels to light for me.
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We need 1g and 1000g switches like right now.
Lol I put a mechanical pencil spring in a brown switch and it practically exploaded open.[/quote]

Super-glue the switch shut. tongue.gif
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So I just went from an MX brown ducky shine to an MX red CM Quickfire Pro. Oh em gee, how different it feels. Making typo's left right and centre. How long do you think it takes to adjust to this type of key? Maybe I should have gone MX black, these keys drop pretty easily.

I don't know, I tried reds for a while and couldn't get used to them. Even after a few months of daily use, I was still making typos constantly. I much prefer browns.
     
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Blacks are actually really skilled to type on if you think about it. Your fingers have to learn the 2mm mark without any tactile bump or click to help them out. When you learn the 2mm mark, you feel like your fingers are gliding over the board.

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Blacks are actually really skilled to type on if you think about it. Your fingers have to learn the 2mm mark without any tactile bump or click to help them out. When you learn the 2mm mark, you feel like your fingers are gliding over the board.

Do you actually type like that though? More importantly, why should typing be a challenge?

I've been using various Cherry MX switches exclusively for the past year at home and at work and I always bottom them out. Even with blacks I always bottomed out, which made typing somewhat exhausting.
     
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