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Hey, I know that guy. MAKE SURE HE SHIPS YOU THE KEYS!
http://deskthority.net/off-topic-f10/beware-of-magicmeatball-t3766-120.html

Do you mean the Red cherrys or the Rags? His classified said that the Red cherry keys weren't included in the buy.
    
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^Or you can just custom order one from The_Beast....I got two because they're that good.
    
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^Or you can just custom order one from The_Beast....I got two because they're that good.

He's pretty backed up on orders though for wrist rests. Talked about getting a couple a month or two ago and he was talkin about being backed up through Thanksgiving...
    
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Question about Black Switches

how do u find playing games like Starcraft or typing in black? are they tiresome?
other question, is this keyboard easier to press than a membrane one? i have read that membrane and black feel pretty much the same in term of pressure u have to put in the keys?
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Question about Black Switches
how do u find playing games like Starcraft or typing in black? are they tiresome?
other question, is this keyboard easier to press than a membrane one? i have read that membrane and black feel pretty much the same in term of pressure u have to put in the keys?

 

Blacks are much smoother than a membrane keyboard, so they feel better in comparison. 

 

As for the pressure required, it depends on the keyboard. Many of the generic Dell keyboards actually require MORE pressure than blacks. 

 

While I'm not very qualified to make a SC2 assertation, I like playing games with heavier switches and I don't find them tiring at all. 

Only a high gold league player; my micro just isn't enough to keep up with the Platinum mid-leagures, but I can do pretty well against the low level platinum guys. 

 

What I can say about blacks when it comes to typing is that it's best to get some form of Soft Landing Pads or O-Rings to make the bottoming out feel better. 

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Question about Black Switches
how do u find playing games like Starcraft or typing in black? are they tiresome?
other question, is this keyboard easier to press than a membrane one? i have read that membrane and black feel pretty much the same in term of pressure u have to put in the keys?
I've used blacks for longer gaming sessions before and frankly, I didn't find it as tiresome as some users try to portray it.
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I've used blacks for longer gaming sessions before and frankly, I didn't find it as tiresome as some users try to portray it.
I've used blacks for a couple of months. And while gaming, I don't think any keyboard will make a difference, especially during "the heat of battle". That being said, I noticed blacks were more of an effort while typing. Not that it was exactly bad, it's just browns and reds were more easy on the fingers. You grow accustom to whatever you use though.

and to answer EliteReplay, I'm typing this on my work computer (dell scissor dome keyboard) and it feels heavier than my brown/red/topre. It's not a pleasure to type on, but you get use to it. If you haven't used other switches.. the blacks will be nice regardless. If you're anything like me, you wont be stuck with the one switch type for long anyway tongue.gif
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I've used blacks for a couple of months. And while gaming, I don't think any keyboard will make a difference, especially during "the heat of battle". That being said, I noticed blacks were more of an effort while typing. Not that it was exactly bad, it's just browns and reds were more easy on the fingers. You grow accustom to whatever you use though.
and to answer EliteReplay, I'm typing this on my work computer (dell scissor dome keyboard) and it feels heavier than my brown/red/topre. It's not a pleasure to type on, but you get use to it. If you haven't used other switches.. the blacks will be nice regardless. If you're anything like me, you wont be stuck with the one switch type for long anyway tongue.gif

Para ordered 1 of every switch just to get round this issue. lachen.gif
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Para ordered 1 of every switch just to get round this issue. lachen.gif
Needs one of every board too, considering the board can alter the feel as well tongue.gif
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i use black switches for a very long time like Tator Tot said blacks switches are much smoother and have more of a solid feel, i pick black over red and blue any day, they feel like the broken to me
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