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Don't go for the cheapest keyboard. Trust me, it's worth it to spend more.
It always is. I've regretted my RK9000 purchase which introduced me to the world of mech keyboards because of the terribly made plastic case.
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Thanks for making me feel better, I had a black widow tournament edition as well, but two is enough....for now
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The only bad answer for number of mechanical keyboards owned is "zero"


Is it bad if I want to buy a new BW to steal the switches out of it? I hear they are supposed to have less 'wiggle' which is the one thing that bothers me with cherry keys.

Toss some 80g springs in them, make them true greens, and bam-o! I'd be set.
post #24144 of 36993
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The only bad answer for number of mechanical keyboards owned is "zero"


Is it bad if I want to buy a new BW to steal the switches out of it? I hear they are supposed to have less 'wiggle' which is the one thing that bothers me with cherry keys.

Toss some 80g springs in them, make them true greens, and bam-o! I'd be set.
If they actually have less wiggle I might get one of the new BWT's.
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post #24145 of 36993
buy the cheap one for $80, harvest the switches, replace them with mx blues, and resell for $50. Hm....

I wonder if its the slider, or the stem, or the housing that lets it have less wobble.
post #24146 of 36993
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buy the cheap one for $80, harvest the switches, replace them with mx blues, and resell for $50. Hm....

I wonder if its the slider, or the stem, or the housing that lets it have less wobble.

That's a good idea! But idk how to remove switches...
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post #24147 of 36993
Ya but it's made by kailh which means it will break all the time :\
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A little soldering job, multiplied by the number of switches, could take a while. biggrin.gif
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post #24149 of 36993
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Ya but it's made by kailh which means it will break all the time :\

There is zero evidence that the 'razor' switches do not last as long as cherry products. If their claims are true about tightening up the production quality, then you can't assume they will break just because they cost less to make than cherry's
Edited by Jixr - 4/18/14 at 8:54am
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A little soldering job, multiplied by the number of switches, could take a while. biggrin.gif

its not so bad, swapping teh springs will be the longest part, I can change switches on keyboards in 4 hours tops if I didn't have to change springs.
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