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^ That Model M spacesaver looks a little yellow on the first pic, must be the lighting cause it looks ok on the second pic. Anyway, updated.
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I just got my Leopold Tenkeyless a few days ago and im quite satisfied with it. Ill upload pictures another day so i can join the club.

The only real issue im having with this keyboard is that the left shift it a bit stiffer today and when i press it. If i press it with one finger on the far right of the key it squeeks(plastic against plastic?) and is stiffer then when i press it elsewhere. I was wondering if there is a simple fix to this. And i dont have a key puller BTW.

The other very minor issue is that the blue LED in the Scroll Lock is too bright(at least compare to the Caps Lock). If you know how do make it dimmer, could you please let me know. Thanks.

Edit: I forgot to mention that they are Brown switches, if it makes a difference.
Edited by nawon72 - 4/15/11 at 11:56pm
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I had the same LED issue with my old Realforce board. I solved it by putting a movie ticket over those LED's. I don't think they can be controlled by software, so it would be a hardware mod if you wanted to reduce the brightness.
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Mine came out the same way (orange instead of red).
I think I forgot my white balance on ''Cloudy'', since I always use that setting when taking pics outside.

My Leo with Blues is coming in monday, so I will take new pics with yellow WASD on it, and will take some new pics of those red WASD to see if I can't get rid of this ''orange'' tint.

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I'm waiting for an answer from EliteKeyboards. The problem is that USPS takes 12 days to reach me. And I already paid for those while paying for the Browns, and they should have been in the box.

Still waiting for and answer.
Quoting myself. Those mechanical keyboards are driving me crazy. It's a sickness!

Elitekeyboards answer was fast! And they are sending the missing items with the fastest courier, free of charge. Good after sale services.

I'm happy now.
    
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EDIT: I realized this was the club, not the guide
Edited by De-Zant - 4/16/11 at 7:42am
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The only real issue im having with this keyboard is that the left shift it a bit stiffer today and when i press it. If i press it with one finger on the far right of the key it squeeks(plastic against plastic?) and is stiffer then when i press it elsewhere. I was wondering if there is a simple fix to this. And i dont have a key puller BTW.
I'll just add you now so please don't forget to post some pics once you receive it. As for the stiff shift key, perhaps it'll loosen with time so you might wanna give it some time to "break-in".

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Elitekeyboards answer was fast! And they are sending the missing items with the fastest courier, free of charge. Good after sale services.
Yeah, Brian at EK is great! I ordered some WASD and Esc keys for my RF and they sent the Cherry MX ones. I emailed him and he said that they'll send the correct ones right away and told me to keep the wrong one they sent out. Great customer service there.
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The sides of the key caps are a bit dirty, but I am very pleased considering it was 25 dollars plus 10 shipping. I am going to pick up a mr clean magic eraser to go over everything very thoroughly when I remember next time I am at the store. I didn't realize it was missing the pause key when I bid on it, but clickykeyboards has them for a dollar, just waiting to see how much shipping is going to be for 1 key. I might even try and buy a shorter cable, this one is ridiculously long.
    
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You can get the standard length ones from Unicomp. They're about 3 feet long compared with the 10 for the long one you have.
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This morning I went to my Local Fry's and picked up a Blackwidow to try, Filco was also delivered today.
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