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Just been on the bay and I can get a KBC poker for £60 from hong kong. Seriously considering it.
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Just been on the bay and I can get a KBC poker for £60 from hong kong. Seriously considering it.
Which switches? PBT or ABS keys?


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Which switches? PBT or ABS keys?


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They have every type. I'm familiar with the different switches but what are the differences in caps?

I'd get blue switches though. I have blacks at home.
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They have every type. I'm familiar with the different switches but what are the differences in caps?

I'd get blue switches though. I have blacks at home.
If you're using blues at work, it might tick others off. Google the geekhack key cap wiki, or in summary, ABS shines faster and has a slicker surface, and PBT is textured, doesn't shine, and is a tad quieter too.

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If you're using blues at work, it might tick others off. Google the geekhack key cap wiki, or in summary, ABS shines faster and has a slicker surface, and PBT is textured, doesn't shine, and is a tad quieter too.
I am in an office with 3 other people actually, so that might be worth considering. So you're saying I should consider browns?

I think i'd probably prefer PBT caps, but it doesn't sound like as important decision as the switches.
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I am in an office with 3 other people actually, so that might be worth considering. So you're saying I should consider browns?

I think i'd probably prefer PBT caps, but it doesn't sound like as important decision as the switches.
if you like the blacks you've got at home, get reds. They're lighter blacks. Check the listing if its pbt or abs. I believe qtan5370 sells such boards. Pbt is generally preferred...
Here is a link to such a listing
http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewitem?itemId=300600110257
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sports-Gaming-equipments/item/mechanical-keyboard-poker/kbc-poker-40-mechanical-keyboa/lid=18974446 same seller but cheaper

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Edited by csm725 - 10/20/11 at 7:10am
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I'd really like tactile this time. I don't dislike my black switches, but I don't think i'd like to type on them all day long.

Brown switches, PBT keycaps comes to £77 shipped. Which is a damn sight better than the filco with browns £100 (+ 20% tax)
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I'd really like tactile this time. I don't dislike my black switches, but I don't think i'd like to type on them all day long.

Brown switches, PBT keycaps comes to £77 shipped. Which is a damn sight better than the filco with browns £100 (+ 20% tax)
On Ebay or the second site?
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sport...a/lid=18974447


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On Ebay or the second site?
http://www.vendio.com/stores/E-sport...a/lid=18974447


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Ebay, but i see that the second site ships to the UK too. Sweet, thanks.

Edit: Even with import tax, still cheaper than the ebay link.
Edited by Boyboyd - 10/20/11 at 7:23am
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Ebay, but i see that the second site ships to the UK too. Sweet, thanks.

Edit: Even with import tax, still cheaper than the ebay link.
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