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Make sure you post what you think tomorrow when you get it

A HHKB could definitely be one of my possible purchases in the future, but I think that I am going to stick with this Poker for now. So far I'm liking it and I'm probably also going to modify the switches to ergo clears.
Edited by ChoboGuy - 7/24/11 at 9:43pm
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Make sure you post what you think tomorrow when you get it

A HHKB could definitely be one of my possible purchases in the future, but I think that I am going to stick with this Poker for now. So far I'm liking it and I'm probably also going to modify the switches to ergo clears.
for sure... Would love to see how that mod goes and the resulting feel.

Post some pics of that poker also....
post #3473 of 36815
Reaper, I Just noticed you have me in the list twice. The IBM Model M 1390131 is the one I dyed the casing on with the VHT dye.

Also decided to return my Steelseries 7G and pickup a Filco Majestouch-2 Tactile Action FKBN104M/EB2 off Amazon.

I will post pictures when it arrives.
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This thing had been lying in the junk pile in my dads study for years, when I learnt about mechanical keyboards I had a look at it and sure enough it has MX blue switches in it

I haven't found much info on it.


Quick question regarding degradation over time, i have had some keys start to fail, i had one key which would register properly %50 of the time, double tap %25 of the time and the rest of the time it wouldn't register. Are these switches known to fail after a period of time?

I'm thinking about getting another keyboard, looking at getting something with MX blacks because i've started gaming a bit ore and i want a bit more force required to activate the switch.
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Yeah, that's a pretty common problem with those old microswitch-based keyboards (most types of keyboard fail with age, but the double registering thing seems to be quite common with Cherry, Alps and similar switches)

Also, the tactile element degrades with age, leading to the keyboard feeling rather mediocre to type on compared with a new one.
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post #3476 of 36815
If I press the MX blacks just wrong on my Deck they will double register sometimes. I haven't heard a single other person mention it though, so I think it's just how I press a certain key.
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AH okay, I'll probably look into getting something with MX blacks, recommendations on keyboards? I want a full size with num pad etc, nothing too fancy
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Steelseries 6g is recommended a lot, but I don't know much about it personally. Seems like a fairly plan keyboard if that's what you want.
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I live in Australia, do you know of any sites which ship here?
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