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post #851 of 36848
Well due to lack of funds I have been forced to sell two of my IBM Model Ms

a 1992 and a 1990 UK model.

Still got 4 good ones and one with 6 missing key caps for now

Edit :-
this isn't me trying to sell them, They have gone vis Ebay!
Edited by wonderlust - 9/19/10 at 2:13pm
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Cherry G84-4100

I know, nothing special, ML4100 switches, but I like.
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Upgraded to a HHKB Pro 2
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I just got my filco otaku tenkeyless keyboard in right now. Trying to get use to the noise at this point and not bottoming out the keys. I am pretty happy with it so far and getting use to the otaku keyboard is not too bad.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rxkevin View Post
I just got my filco otaku tenkeyless keyboard in right now. Trying to get use to the noise at this point and not bottoming out the keys. I am pretty happy with it so far and getting use to the otaku keyboard is not too bad.
Oh nice! Is it the Tactile Touch, or Tactile Click?
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post #856 of 36848
Yeah, I got an AT101W and didn't like it at all.
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post #857 of 36848
Tactile Click. It is the blue switches. At first I wanted maybe the Brown or Black but after reading a lot of the guide and owners club and other sites it seemed that the Blue Switches were what people praised the most and the other seemed to be really compromises due to noise.

I will say that I was suprised the windows keys were flat is instead of the ones with the circular shape as people were complaining about it. They keyboard feels so clean. The only things I am getting use to is trying to not bottom out which I have a hard time doing with certain keys and the lack of the numpad. I almost wish I got the 104 key model.

The leather palm rest from elitekeyboards is honestly a bit of a let down for the price. It doesnt have much grip on the bottom so it slides.
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post #858 of 36848
Add an ABS M1 and Dell ATW101 to my name too.
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post #859 of 36848
Quote:
Originally Posted by rxkevin View Post
Tactile Click. It is the blue switches. At first I wanted maybe the Brown or Black but after reading a lot of the guide and owners club and other sites it seemed that the Blue Switches were what people praised the most and the other seemed to be really compromises due to noise.

I will say that I was suprised the windows keys were flat is instead of the ones with the circular shape as people were complaining about it. They keyboard feels so clean. The only things I am getting use to is trying to not bottom out which I have a hard time doing with certain keys and the lack of the numpad. I almost wish I got the 104 key model.
One really easy way to avoid bottoming out is to hover your wrists while typing; don't keep them planted on the wrist rest. Hovering the wrists while typing is actually the correct way to type anyway, so it will increase your accuracy, allow you to be more relaxed, and you'll be able to have a gentler keystroke which will mean it'll be easier to avoid bottoming out. It'll be like you are just floating over the keyboard.

One of my favorite things about typing this way is that it really highlights the superiority of mechanical switches over rubber domes. Now that I type like this, it feels absolutely wrong and very restricting to type with my wrists planted on the wrist rest.

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The leather palm rest from elitekeyboards is honestly a bit of a let down for the price. It doesnt have much grip on the bottom so it slides.
Yeah, unfortunately that wrist rest doesn't deserve the Filco badge. :/
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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post #860 of 36848
I got the other one that was 68 dollars I believe. I saw that the Filco was synthetic leather and that this one was hand made etc. I figured it was about a 20 dollar difference and went with the one that seemed to be better quality. I cant say that I am too disappointed just for the cost of the palm rest I wish it had a non slip feel to the bottom. It is very well made just a bit stiff since it is still new.

I am trying to do what you said but years of resting my wrists on a g15 palm rest has left me with a very bad habit. I am surprised that i can type on the otaku version as well as I am right now. I haven't missed to many keys at the moment. I have to say the feel of typing seems a lot lighter than on my g15. I haven't gamed yet but I am sure it will be ok.
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