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I can see a lot of money being spent on little bits of plastic in the near future. ninja.gif

Cheers guys. +rep
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I've been contemplating getting a Mech keyboard. After some reading about the different types and switches and such, I'd think I'd like to go with a Cherry MX Red. I saw a couple of Corsairs, Rosewills and a Steelseries board that got my attention. I'm kinda liking the steelseries 6GV/2. I've got $100. Any other suggestions?
     
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Originally Posted by _AKIMbO_ View Post

I got 2 new boards today. An SGI granite (dampened white alps) and a rare old logo Dell (salmon/pink alps). Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Where did you find those?? Didn't know they made pink/salmon Alps Switches. thinking.gif

Also, my co-worker made me a custom wrist rest for my CM TKL. I got the measurements from the Filco TKL Wrist Rest and asked him to make it a little longer because of the way my palms rest on the keyboard. Not bad, and it cost me a large Pizza. biggrin.gif Anyone interested, send me a PM. thumb.gif

Edited by mironccr345 - 10/19/12 at 6:15pm
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If only the Ducky Shine II keyboards were in stock in places haha. Looking at one of the MX Brown switches and Blue LEDs.
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Where did you find those?? Didn't know they made pink/salmon Alps Switches. thinking.gif

I got it off ebay. I'm not 100% in love with it....I think I favor the dampened alps better. If you want it shoot me a PM and we can work out a deal.
    
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question: are blue alps one of the best keyswitches, or at least considered one of the better ones?

I found a Focus 2001 keyboard that I'm waiting to hear back on for pricing and hopefully for switch info. It's got the AT cable but I found an AT/PS/2 adapter at a thrift store today so I'm set...but I was just wondering about those blue switches that it could have. I don't hear much about blue alps, mainly white and cream and then cherrys.

I found this thread on the board: http://www.overclock.net/products/focus-fk-2001/reviews
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Originally Posted by Computer-Lab in Basement View Post

Can't wait to get mine... should be coming in tomorrow or Monday, techkeys always ships fast.
Oh, and another keycap site:
http://www.qwerkeys.co.uk/
Wait, A UK based keycap company?!!?
Oh my..
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Wait, A UK based keycap company?!!?
Oh my..

£18 for WASD and another key... lol no thanks
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Originally Posted by Arthur Hucksake View Post

£18 for WASD and another key... lol no thanks
Yeah i know hahah, a tad on the dear side...aren't they..
On the subject of vendors, Para, do you reckon it would be a good idea to have a list of sites where you can buy Mechanical keyboard parts from on the OP? Or at least the major ones. Saves people having to look through 980 pages of chat. Just a thought. thumb.gif
Edited by Davayy - 10/20/12 at 4:26am
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I can see a lot of money being spent on little bits of plastic in the near future. ninja.gif
Cheers guys. +rep

 

I foresee that, plus a lot of angry spouses/parents. tongue.gif

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