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If it's painful and irritating, odd are, you're using it wrong. You shouldn't be resting your wrists themselves on a wrist wrest. That causes more issues and pain and so on. You should be resting the meaty part of your palms on it when you have your hands resting there.

Now onto material. I've used both the Grifitti foam wrist rest and wood ones I've made for myself. Hands down the wood ones are my favorite. They're so much more comfortable to me than the foam ones. Grifitti has amazing customer service though, so if you do buy one instead of a wood rest, I recommend them.
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I used to hate wrist rest until I received my KMAC where the angle of the keyboard is not as I want it to be
luckily I have a ducky rest, its not the best wrist rest but it got the job done
now I cant type without one, haven't tried the wooden one but leather makes your wrist sweaty on a very long typing session

I live in tropical climate, so its not my best friend

that's why just ordered this last night

Thanks for the suggestions, guys.

The last one I used was on a Logitech board a few years ago, so it's been quite a while. I don't normally have a problem typing without one with either of the Black Widows, but I was curious to try one again. I've been programming quite a bit lately and I've found out that slightly hovering my wrists off of my desk has provided me with more accurate keystrokes, but it is quite uncomfortable to do after a few minutes at a time.
 
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I prefer nexus 7 for tablet, but it's your money, and I know you enjoy apple products. biggrin.gif

Edit: I personally will never suggest any kindle product other than the original e-readers to anyone due to their gimpy version of android focusing on the amazon e-book store front. Especially with the price point nexus 7's have, their price to performance really dominates a lot of the tablet industry imo.
Edited by JayKthnx - 12/14/13 at 7:55pm
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at least i (should) be able to use a mech keyboard on an iPad vs a nex7 or a kindle.

I did have the 2nd gen nex7 for a bit, I just prefer the bigger screens of the 10" tabs, the nex7 wasn't that much bigger than my phone, at least with the pad I can use it as a second monitor for LR/PS which will be awesome. I mainly want it to help run my photo biz and my websites.
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You can use a multitude of peripherals with nexus tablets via a USB otg cable btw. Second monitor is an osx/iOS feature iirc so you got me there. Lol
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Oh my.....what has this become...

Looking at a realforce 55g 87U in black.
Can't find any 104 key 55g, but I rarely use my numpad.
These keyboards are being even more delicious.

P.S. Once you to alu, you're never coming back.
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Sorry for bringing starting frans unwanted off-topic discussion.

Assuming I can get a mech working with an ipad ( some items draw too much power, but a powered usb hub takes care of that )
( good to know about possibly being able to run usb keyboards on other tabs though )

If I can use a mech with an ipad, I would have the perfect laptop replacement without spending crazy money.
sell off one of my other mechs and pick up a 60% with maybe blues or greens.
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Wow, just Google'd that. What key do you plan to replace for it? With my OCD, I'd have to make it my ESC key.

Esc of course. It'd be like a little trophy in the corner of the deck. Lol.

Understood paradigm. Again, my apologies.
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Esc of course. It'd be like a little trophy in the corner of the deck. Lol.

Understood paradigm. Again, my apologies.

Just checking tongue.gif.

I would love to see a bluetooth mechanical keyboard find it's way into fruition at a more reasonable price then I seen predicted so I could buy a TKL version for my Mac.
 
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Since I know most of you here love 60% boards, thought I would share: KBT Pure Pro 67 key for $89. thumb.gif

This one has arrow keys.
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When did they start selling poker 2s with leds installed? Link please

It should have a backplate though.

the one i just bought for xmas here
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