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I just recently bought a Razer Blackwidow for a low price and I love it. Much better than a normal keyboard - just a bit noisy tongue.gif MX Blue switches.
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Originally Posted by willywill View Post

Look at what i picking up tomorrow Woot Woot a two hour drive lol
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/sys/3326246589.html
Nice find! I'm constantly checking CraigList for deals like that. biggrin.gif


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I was use to a wrist rest on my previous keyboard, Logitech S520. So I tried a piece of foam lying around in the shop. One of the dudes saw what I was using and LOL, so he made me a costum one. Makes a world of a difference. He's gonna make me one for the CM QF too. biggrin.gif



Just thought Id share.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bjgrenke View Post

The MX Blue fans could just be Razer fanboys who've tried nothing but their Black Widows tongue.gif I tried out my friends Black Widow and it felt great but my Ducky with MX Browns is waay nicer for gaming IMO.

My Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth has MX Browns, and your right they are nice. tongue.gif
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Got a keyboards for KOTM smile.gif

Will post pics tonight smile.gif
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Originally Posted by mironccr345 View Post


Nice find! I'm constantly checking CraigList for deals like that. biggrin.gif
<snip>
I was use to a wrist rest on my previous keyboard, Logitech S520. So I tried a piece of foam lying around in the shop. One of the dudes saw what I was using and LOL, so he made me a costum one. Makes a world of a difference. He's gonna make me one for the CM QF too. biggrin.gif

Just thought Id share.

 

Looks good. How much did that cost you?

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Originally Posted by BradleyKZN View Post

Ok weird Q time. I want to get a mechanical keyboard, and I think im getting a coolermaster quick fire pro with red swtiches, I however find it a little bland, so what I want to do is strip some old mechs and use those buttons, so I would like to know if I can take any buttons from a cherry switch KB, or must it be cherry red switch keyboards only?
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Originally Posted by Paradigm84 View Post

If by buttons you mean "keycaps" then yeah, generally MX switches are universal HOWEVER not all keyboards use the same layouts, so there will be a select few keyboards that won't be compatible with each other due to the differing keycap sizing.

Actually, he should be careful with this. Some key caps are actually not universally sized, especially ones made by gaming companies. For example: Corsair K series mechanical keyboards have smaller, and more tightly packed keys than usual, and Razer BlackWidow mechanical boards have larger and more spaced keys than usual. Professional grade keyboards, like DasKeyboard, or Filco are usually OK though.
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Originally Posted by SolidSnakeUS View Post

I wish I could have a job to actually spend this kind of money frown.gif.

Getting into mechanical keyboards is some of the best money I've spent. And I've spent probably over $400 on just mechanical keyboards. Finally ending up with my Filco, it was worth it, although I could have been way smarter with my money.
Quote:
Originally Posted by M3T4LM4N222 View Post

I just recently bought a Razer Blackwidow for a low price and I love it. Much better than a normal keyboard - just a bit noisy tongue.gif MX Blue switches.

I hope it was the new version with matt finish.
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Originally Posted by GridIroN View Post

Actually, he should be careful with this. Some key caps are actually not universally sized, especially ones made by gaming companies. For example: Corsair K series mechanical keyboards have smaller, and more tightly packed keys than usual, and Razer BlackWidow mechanical boards have larger and more spaced keys than usual. Professional grade keyboards, like DasKeyboard, or Filco are usually OK though.

That's why I said there will be boards that aren't compatible, did you just read the first half of my post? kookoo.gif
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Originally Posted by GridIroN View Post

And I've spent probably over $400 on just mechanical keyboards.

Only $400? I spent half that on a single keycap... damn CCs, so expensive... not to mention all the money I've spent on other caps and boards. I'm probably closing in on $1000 spent towards my keyboard hobby...
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Looks good. How much did that cost you?
Nothing, he did it for free and it took him less than 15 minutes. I offered him lunch to make one for my TKL and in black, he said yes. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Computer-Lab in Basement View Post

Only $400? I spent half that on a single keycap... damn CCs, so expensive... not to mention all the money I've spent on other caps and boards. I'm probably closing in on $1000 spent towards my keyboard hobby...

I know right? I've spent far more than I should, and looking to spend more to try Ergo Clears. Hoping I win the board in the auction I'm winning, since it ends on my bday and it'll be a present to myself biggrin.gif
    
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