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I just got myself an ABS M1, but I my main is a Cherry ML4100.
The Cherry is about half the size of the ABS
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Yeah I saw it earlier and noticed the thread was locked.

Will Filco keys fit on the ABS M1?
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Some Filco caps have a thin ridge, but is thicker.

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post #294 of 36815
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sno View Post
Yeah I saw it earlier and noticed the thread was locked.

Will Filco keys fit on the ABS M1?
no.

elitekeyboards sells the Filco Zero Red Esc which is compatible.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sno View Post
Yeah I saw it earlier and noticed the thread was locked.

Will Filco keys fit on the ABS M1?
Only Filco Zero keys, not the standard Filco keys.


It's going to be approved. I just suppose admin has more important things to do. I just wish he'd take the thirty seconds to look over the thread and say, "Yeah, that's cool."
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Originally Posted by clownfart View Post
Some Filco caps have a thin ridge, but is thicker.

it's probably just the camera perspective. I have a picture of a Deck keycap that looks really thin. I think the Red "Filco" key is thinner than the Red "Esc" key.

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it's probably just the camera perspective. I have a picture of a Deck keycap that looks really thin. I think the Red "Filco" key is thinner than the Red "Esc" key.

Christine
Look at how the walls get thicker, that's what I'm trying to show.
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post #298 of 36815


I don't see it

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I do.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by yann3804 View Post
I think Filco made its reputation by their "quality" products.

I bet they wouldn't lose much money by making laser'd keycaps. See the Das' models and their price.
Nah, like Christine said, they used to be the only option. Even when I first typed up that guide, I think it was last march, elitekeyboards.com didn't even exist yet. The only newer quality boards with tactile switches were Filcos and Topres being imported through ebay and the Das III which had transposition problems. So the only real choice for Cherry Blues or Browns was Filco.

Now, that doesn't mean that they're bad keyboards. It's really just their keycaps that need to be fixed. Everything else is pretty damn good by any standard (unless you compare to the IBM Model M/F, in which case nothing wins). And you can always pick up a double shot Cherry board off of ebay and swap its caps in later, so it's not THAT big of a deal.
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