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Yes, it uses Cherry MX browns.
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Just trying it out, (Usual keyboard is an 89 Model M) and I am finding it quite nice to use.

Might be time to order something with the same switches in Black to match the rest of my PC gear nowadays.

Will stick this on the bay next free listing day
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post #923 of 36836
Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderlust View Post
Just trying it out, (Usual keyboard is an 89 Model M) and I am finding it quite nice to use.

Might be time to order something with the same switches in Black to match the rest of my PC gear nowadays.

Will stick this on the bay next free listing day
Ebay's having a free-listing event until January 7th. I'm surprised they're letting it last this long, but as a frequent ebay-er I'm quite excited.
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post #924 of 36836
Someone who prefers a Brown Cherry keyboard to an Model F? Wow, these things really are subjective.
Edited by ch_123 - 10/2/10 at 2:23pm
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post #925 of 36836
Thats a long time? Is that Ebay.com or co.uk which I will be using?

The UK one seems to be having a lot of free listing days of recent, managed to sell 2 of my Model Ms recently, 2 amybe three to go

Quote:
Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
Someone who prefers a Brown Cherry keyboard to an Model F? Dear God, these things really are subjective...
Didn't try the Model F for long, it was bought in amongst other junk (and 4 Model Ms )

It was in a bad way, one of the read legs had been ssnapped off, so I ebayed it.

The Compaq isn't as nice as my Model M, don't get me wrong. I would like something black now and I cannot affort to ship a unicomp from the USA.

If I could then one of theirs would ne at the top of my shopping list
Edited by wonderlust - 10/2/10 at 2:23pm
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post #926 of 36836
Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderlust View Post
Thats a long time? Is that Ebay.com or co.uk which I will be using?
My bad entirely! I hadn't noticed that you were in the UK.

I know ebay.com has this promotion going on from Sep. 28-Jan. 7th, but I am unsure about ebay.co.uk.

Once again, I apologize for being misleading there.
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post #927 of 36836
Quote:
Originally Posted by wonderlust View Post
Didn't try the Model F for long, it was bought in amongst other junk (and 4 Model Ms )

It was in a bad way, one of the read legs had been ssnapped off, so I ebayed it.

The Compaq isn't as nice as my Model M, don't get me wrong. I would like something black now and I cannot affort to ship a unicomp from the USA.

If I could then one of theirs would ne at the top of my shopping list
Ah, fair enough.

The Model F arguably has the best switch of any keyboard compatible with a modern PC.
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post #928 of 36836
I still have mine, although I have to pack it up tomorrow to get it courried to it's new owner.

It's a 6450225 dated 11 Aug 1985.

I got >£60 inc shipping which I guess is going to be about £12 so I cannot complain too much.

I hope the new owner has a spare leg to make this a fully working item again
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post #929 of 36836
I can be in club too?
Just picked this up at a thrift store for $5.

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post #930 of 36836
I'm in the market for a new gaming keyboard. I hesitate between the Razer Black Widow, cherry blues, the Das Pro Silent, cherry browns and the Steelseries 6gv2 with cherry blacks. I understand how the blues and browns works but I don't understand how the cherry feels. I've never tried one. How's the feel of cherry blacks? Is it really different than rubber domes? More info would be appreciated.
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