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interested in this....wondering if kailhs are good enough when compared to the cherry mx

Yes, they are fine. People just get snobbish "Well... well.. they are not the originals made in germany so they must be (stolen) cheap copy cat switches"

For a plate mounted keyboard, I actually prefer the kailh housing to cherrys

I don't mind the switches, but do however knock razer for their rebranding marketing spin on them.

It always baffles me how Americans knock on chinese products when 75% ( if not way more ) of the stuff they own has been made in china.
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^ 100% Truth.

So quick question, are mx greens just a heavier blue? If so, can I add heavier springs to a blue switch to make it feel like a green? I want green switches but I couldn't even get REAL cherry switches in my pricerange lol biggrin.gif
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^ 100% Truth.

So quick question, are mx greens just a heavier blue? If so, can I add heavier springs to a blue switch to make it feel like a green? I want green switches but I couldn't even get REAL cherry switches in my pricerange lol biggrin.gif

Yes, reds/blacks, and blues/greens are the same, just the blacks/greens use the heavier spring.

people often call blue switches with heavier springs "ghetto greens" because up until recently greens were hard to come by
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ahh, thanks. Anywhere I can easily get some green springs?
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not from a store that is ready to ship.

You could try geekhack classifieds, a set of springs shouldn't be hard or expensive to come across.
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I had uploaded this picture for something else, but, I was just thinking how much I still love my keyboard.

It's the Tt Esports Poseidon with Cherry mx Brown switches. (Not the Poseidon Z, which uses different switches).

It's crazy that even after a year of ownership, I still find myself just touching the thing as I'm reading something or watching a video.

I bought this with plans of later moving to a Corsair or something if I liked it, but now I couldn't picture using a different keyboard. thumb.gif
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How are the stock keycaps? Have they started to shine at all? Also how is the build quality of the board itself? (Just ordered a Z)
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interested in this....wondering if kailhs are good enough when compared to the cherry mx

I'm not at all snobbish about Kailhs, but when I tried them they didn't feel consistent enough for me.
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Originally Posted by kbros View Post

^ 100% Truth.

So quick question, are mx greens just a heavier blue? If so, can I add heavier springs to a blue switch to make it feel like a green? I want green switches but I couldn't even get REAL cherry switches in my pricerange lol biggrin.gif

Ghetto Greens are what you are referring to. You can get springs from a few places, but they are usually sold out. ZealPC seems to have them right now though.

http://zealpc.net/collections/accessories/products/18k-gold-plated-springs-100pcs
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Thud at my door and:

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Thud at my door and:

A PACKAGE!

Fra-GEE-lay? must be italian.
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