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Alright, right now i use the XArmor U9BL and while i really like the blues i want to try out some browns. Which of the three would you suggest i get and why? Where can i find some Filcos (elitekeyboards no longer carries them)?

Also, i may sell the XArmor for a normal blue switch board, but we will get to that when we come to it.

I have heard that the Filcos and Leopolds are the best but the Leopolds have higher quality keycaps, if i get a keyboard then it has to be a full size one, i cant imaging life without my num pad I cannot find a leopold board anywhere that is still full size though so if you know of one or where to get one that would really help me out too.
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EliteKeyboards will have Leopolds by next month, so definitely wait for that. They should have the FC-200R, which is full size (FC-200RT is tenkeyless), so that won't be a problem.
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thank you very much! my stress is relieved and my impatience doubled
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post #4 of 7
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Originally Posted by hfcobra View Post
thank you very much! my stress is relieved and my impatience doubled
Yeah impatience is the reason why I bought a Filco over a Leopold because I couldn't wait. I got my tenkeyless in about a week from Army Group.

I read reviews of people who own a Leopold and nothing really convinced me that it was significantly better. Plus I own a Filco prior to my tenkeyless, so I was a little biased lol.
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I love my Das Ultimate!
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I've been using the Das Ultimate Silent and it's great, it's my first mech keyboard though so I can't really comment on the others.
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after some more research i dont think that i will be getting a Das at all, they are nice but i dont like the shinyness to them and i would much prefer a Leopold, so i will wait for that for sure. Can anyone help me with selling my U9BL? I've never sold anything online before. please pm me since it does not relate to the post (i cant sell on here but i will put up an ad on Geekhack.org if you are interested in the future).
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