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So I was linked to the $65 QuickFire on NCIX, and was disappointed it was MX blue. I've been toying with the idea of getting a red/black/brown mechanical forever, but the price always seemed absurd to me (it's a keyboard!!). I thought that QuickFire would be an acceptable compromise, BUT I CAN'T DO BLUE (based on the sticky, anyway, not like I've ever tried any switches.. lifetime $5 dome'r!). Too loud, and I game. Ah well.. looks like it wasn't meant to be.
Then I looked at this thread. I had no idea the QuickFire's were the new/hot item! It made me want it even more, because I'm like that. Wait, what's this? There's a red version in the CM store?! Damn, $89. $24 more than the deal on the blue, and honestly like $40 more than I would ever be willing to spend on a keyboard.
But what is $40 really. Half a tank of gas? A couple groceries? These things last a lifetime, right? Maybe just one more look. Before I know it, it's in the cart. With shipping, it was $100.87. I just spent $100 on a KEYBOARD. WHAT THE F AM I DOING. These things better be all they're cracked up to be!
I feel so naughty.

I am typing this on a QF red now. Wife and kids are sleeping a few feet away smile.gif

It is that good. One of the best I have tried. Is red that much better than brown? Not if you are a heavy fingered bloke like me, but it is making me a better typist as we speak.
I do recommend a rubber ring mod if you bottom out and like quiet.
 
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post #6072 of 36848
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Don't forget to post some pictures so I can add ya. smile.gif

Spreadsheet has been updated up to this point and again, if I missed anyone please let me know by posting here or just PM me.  Thanks!

picture added, thanks.
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post #6073 of 36848
What is the link for the QuickFire Rapid with reds?

I think that would be the best intro mechanical keyboard for my needs.
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post #6074 of 36848
Apparently you can only buy it directly from the cooler master store.
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post #6075 of 36848
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What is the link for the QuickFire Rapid with reds?

I think that would be the best intro mechanical keyboard for my needs.

http://cmstore.coolermaster-usa.com/product_info.php?products_id=761
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You're welcome.  Added. biggrin.gif

 

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Ducky Shine in MX Blues with white LEDs is now SHIPPED to csm!
Yay!
But I will continue to use the Filco as a daily driver since I have no room for a full sized board redface.gif
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post #6078 of 36848
What's the real difference between blues and reds?

I dont know if I can justify a $40 price difference between the blue version NCIX has of the QuickFire and the red version that the CM store has (shipping is $11 for me).
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post #6079 of 36848
Blues click when bottomed out, and have a small amount of pressure feedback before they actuate. Reds do not click, and are a linear press the entire way down. I have not tried either before, but that's what the science says thumb.gif
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Wait, don't all keys make a click whenever they are pushed down? I don't see how they could not, depending on whatever keyboard exists.
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