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I see. It does sound VERY nice.

I am confident i will recieve a good keyboard, i just have trouble finding which one would fit me better. I cannot try them out at any store, since this type of market is really small in Spain and store do not display them at all.

ill check out the videos on youtube.

many thanks.
You're quite welcome.

I admit that I very much wanted to try some keyboards before I made my final purchase, but after extensively using YouTube to watch and listen to people using their mechanical keyboards as well as just asking many questions, I soon found myself no longer needing to try any keyboards out before buying them; it was as if I had already done that quite thoroughly. I mean, those videos alone gave me a clear enough idea of how the keyboards will both sound and feel.

So I guess what I am saying is that I think the more research you do, the happier you'll be with the keyboard you decide to buy.

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Guys... I just got my Das Keyboard Silent M. I've had it for a minute now and its already dusty... I don't know what I'm going to do about the dust problem but I'm going to just ignore it for now.

I will be doing a little review later on after I get the chance to upload some pics. As for now. Typing on this is pretty damn fun. I think I'm in love. Still getting the hang of not bottoming out keys at the moment but I'm sure I will get it soon!
Ha, awesome! I'm really glad that you like it! Just remember to hover those wrists while typing and also practice typing very gently!
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My 93 Model M is made by IBM and is blue label and has drains. Everything I have read says it should be a Lexmark. How is this? Out of my entire pick of of these M's this 93 is my favorite
     
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All US-made Model Ms made from 1991 onwards were made by Lexmark, but Lexmark didn't really start branding the ones they made for IBM till about 1993. So yeah, you will see some Model Ms made by Lexmark with nothing on them to indicate this.



Here's a label from a Dell-branded Model M showing early Lexmark branding.
Edited by ch_123 - 5/28/10 at 3:39am
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All I can tell ya is the Front and rear are marked IBM. No Lexmark anywhere on it. Puzzling
     
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Looking at clickykeyboards.com, that seems to have been pretty common -



But nonetheless, they were made by Lexmark and not by IBM themselves.

Lexmark was formed by IBM divesting their printer/typewriter/keyboard manufacturing arm, and IIRC, they had permission to brand all their stuff as IBM for the first few years of their operation. It's a bit like the way Lenovo Thinkpads originally had IBM branding and very little to indicate that they were not made by IBM.
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I should throw my hat in here:

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I caved in again and got a Tenkeyless Linear Will post pics when it arrives.

This will be my 4th mechanical. Thus far I've tried Tenkeyless w/ cherry browns, a Dell AT101W and a SteelSeries 7G. 7G was my favorite.
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Oh Oh Oh!! Me too.

Got me an I-rocks kr 6230 with nice brown cherries. Loving it's odd layout too.
 
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Oh Oh Oh!! Me too.

Got me an I-rocks kr 6230 with nice brown cherries. Loving it's odd layout too.
I know!

If it wasn't for the stupid /? key I'd love it
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I got an ABS-M1
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