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I live in the Pacific Northwest, and thus have shot guns

The Leopold is really appealing though, with the cable routing and the really clean logo and text free body. Certainly beats sandblasting a Filco housing.
so what happens when a hoard of zombies crashed into your room while you're posting here? HMM?!???!?

Although I suppose a Ducky would be better for you in that instance what with their detachable USB cable and all.
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My Filco has nice rounded edges.
Deck keycap?
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Yep. Last one.

This is it's permanent home.


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so what happens when a hoard of zombies crashed into your room while you're posting here? HMM?!???!?

Although I suppose a Ducky would be better for you in that instance what with their detachable USB cable and all.
Machete under desk. Or the Model M (though I would hesitate to use that)
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post #15 of 32
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Although I suppose a Ducky would be better for you in that instance what with their detachable USB cable and all.
Leopolds have that, too... the channels for routing the wire to the side are better-placed, even.
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post #16 of 32
Blasphemy.

Edit: DUCKY4LYFESUN!!
post #17 of 32
I just checked the www.elitekeyboards.com today and I was like, what happened to the Filco keyboards? So looks like they stopped selling them. They still have the keypad though .
post #18 of 32
http://www.elitekeyboards.com/produc...pid=leo_tkb001

Ooo, look at this... they're already starting to stock accessories for Leopolds.
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post #19 of 32
I just wish the timing had worked better for me. I wanted a Filco Tenkeyless Cherry MX Brown keyboard, but I waited to see if I could live with the keyboard shipped with my desktop to save a little money for the time being. Unfortunately, the keyboard included ended up being unusable (too stiff, especially on certain keys like "t"). So now i've been in the market for an immediate replacement and went with the Razer Black Widow. We'll see if I love it or not.. if I don't, it'll go back and I'll try for the Leopolds, assuming they come out soon. In general, loud keyboards annoy me, but a lot of people love (and hate) the Cherry blues, and I was convinced after reading some reviews to at least give it a try. And heck, it's probably $40 cheaper than any Leopold will be.

Oh, and my Razer was delivered today. I can't wait to get home and give it a try.
post #20 of 32
Leopolds are less expensive than Filcos in Asia, which makes them cheaper to order for redistribution here, so they should definitely be less expensive than Filcos were.
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