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I've decided on majestouch 2 tkl - i kept looking at the tkl and non-tkl and just thought i was getting nowhere so made a decision and gonna stick to it haha. In terms of the keysets - whenever you want, you can just PM me and we can sort out the details etc. thumb.gif

Nice choice, I have the Ninja version of the same board. tongue.gif

I may buy them around the 25th October depending on whether I decide to get a new mouse or not, when would you ideally want to get them?
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Nice choice, I have the Ninja version of the same board. tongue.gif
I may buy them around the 25th October depending on whether I decide to get a new mouse or not, when would you ideally want to get them?
I was thinking the ninja, but i realised if i am just going to swap the keys then i may aswell save my £10 and go for the standard.
25th is fine for me. In fact, whenever is fine for me. rolleyes.gif
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I was thinking the ninja, but i realised if i am just going to swap the keys then i may aswell save my £10 and go for the standard.
25th is fine for me. In fact, whenever is fine for me. rolleyes.gif

Ok, I will hopefully be sending you a PM on the 25th. thumb.gif
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Alright, nice one, in the meantime we can work out prices, logistics etc and then just order it on 25th. thumb.gif
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Are there any guides showing how to wrap a keyboard in carbon fiber? I'd love to try it.
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Are there any guides showing how to wrap a keyboard in carbon fiber? I'd love to try it.

There was one a long time ago showing how to wrap mice and stuff in it... any general wrapping items in carbon fiber guide should be able to be applied to a keyboard.
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Hi guys. I'd just like to ask about the CM Quickfire Pro and what you all think of it.

How does it compare to the Ducky 1008? I've pretty much narrowed down my keyboard choices to these 2.

The Quickfire Pro is about $10 more expensive here than the Ducky. Is the $10 really worth it? Keep in mind that I don't really care much for aesthetics, I just want something with excellent build quality that will last me a long time.


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Hi guys. I'd just like to ask about the CM Quickfire Pro and what you all think of it.
How does it compare to the Ducky 1008? I've pretty much narrowed down my keyboard choices to these 2.
The Quickfire Pro is about $10 more expensive here than the Ducky. Is the $10 really worth it? Keep in mind that I don't really care much for aesthetics, I just want something with excellent build quality that will last me a long time.
~Thanks

Ducky 1000 series is supposed to be low quality, so avoid it at all costs. The QuickFire Pro is a hit or miss since it's iOne. The one I had was a review sample, the board was solid with no flex and overall construction was great, and I like the textured keycaps. However plenty of people have gotten less than stellar ones, so it's another keyboard you might want to avoid especially since you want excellent build quality.

You might want to look at getting an Unicomp. There's also Leopold, and their newest models have PBT keycaps but they're hard to get if you're in North America. Das is another possible option, or perhaps even the CM Storm Trigger, Ducky's higher end models, or WASD.
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Ducky 1000 series is supposed to be low quality, so avoid it at all costs.
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The QuickFire Pro is a hit or miss since it's iOne. The one I had was a review sample, the board was solid with no flex and overall construction was great, and I like the textured keycaps. However plenty of people have gotten less than stellar ones, so it's another keyboard you might want to avoid especially since you want excellent build quality.
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You might want to look at getting an Unicomp. There's also Leopold, and their newest models have PBT keycaps but they're hard to get if you're in North America. Das is another possible option.
I'm in the Philippines and there's not a lot of options for mechanical keyboards here. Das ones can cost me up to $220. Leopold is just nowhere in sight frown.gif
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or perhaps even the CM Storm Trigger, Ducky's higher end models, or WASD.
I see.. But what do you mean by Ducky's higher end models? Are you talking about the Shine and the 9008g2 Pro? I thought the DK1008 and 9008g2 pro were basically the same except for the latter having media keys and LEDs?
And is the storm trigger really that much better than the Quickfire Pro? They have a difference of almost $40 in price. Plus I might have trouble looking for a Trigger with brown switches here.



Also:
The 9008g2 pro is about $110 while the Trigger costs $130 and the Shine at $136.


Also, is the Trigger USB only? And Correct me if I'm wrong but, it doesn't really have full-key rollover (which is kind of important for me since I play games that require me to pass A LOT of keys simultaneously).
    
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I would expect the Trigger to be USB only. I think your best luck would be with the Ducky 9008G2 Pro, unless someone chimes in with better advice.
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