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Not sure about Tankguys, and I can't help you with red and black, but Das has an exchange poilcy where you can exchange your keyboard within 90 days for another. This means if you get browns and decide on blues instead, or if you got printed keycaps but want blank, then you can exchange it for the cost of shipping.
That is a great feature. It would certainly make people less hesitant about buying a $100+ keyboard.
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post #32 of 48
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i still think the blues are too soft some times i find myself pressing keys while sliding my fingers over them. it happens more often than not.
i might just buy 27 cherry black switches and solder them in myself.
It's not hard to do a switch change with cherry boards.

Though, there are options with MX-Black boards.
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post #33 of 48
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It's never the buyer who complains, but the girlfriend/wife who lives with the buyer




Not sure about Tankguys, and I can't help you with red and black, but Das has an exchange poilcy where you can exchange your keyboard within 90 days for another. This means if you get browns and decide on blues instead, or if you got printed keycaps but want blank, then you can exchange it for the cost of shipping.
Yeah and Das had a 20% discount a week ago, but I just found out about it 3 days ago. It was actually the same day that I started researching about mechanical keyboards and didn't have any preference. Now that I know a bit more about em, I think I like them simple and compact with media keys like Ducky or 7G/6GV2. When I tried the 6GV2 in person at Fry's I was sold.
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post #34 of 48
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
It's not hard to do a switch change with cherry boards.
Depends on how handy you are with a soldering iron.
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post #35 of 48
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
It's not hard to do a switch change with cherry boards.

Though, there are options with MX-Black boards.
So the switches can be replaced? Hmm so are all keys and switches independent? If they are then that is quite useful. Useful when 1 key/switch breaks, I won't have to replace the whole board like my rubber dome keyboards. Do you have any link where most people get their switches? Somewhere I can find it locally or atleast here in US.
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post #36 of 48
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Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
Depends on how handy you are with a soldering iron.
Oh so there is soldering involved when replacing a switch, I thought it's an easy fix.
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post #37 of 48
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Originally Posted by GianCCD View Post
Yeah and Das had a 20% discount a week ago, but I just found out about it 3 days ago. It was actually the same day that I started researching about mechanical keyboards and didn't have any preference. Now that I know a bit more about em, I think I like them simple and compact with media keys like Ducky or 7G/6GV2. When I tried the 6GV2 in person at Fry's I was sold.
There;s also the student discount which is ongoing.
post #38 of 48
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There;s also the student discount which is ongoing.
on which keyboard is the student discount on? Last I checked Das 20% discount no longer applies(20% discount and student discount different?).
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post #39 of 48
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on which keyboard is the student discount on? Last I checked Das 20% discount no longer applies(20% discount and student discount different?).
Here you go. Different program than the normal 20% discount last week.
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Here you go. Different program than the normal 20% discount last week.
Ah thanks for the link, I wonder if Steelseries offers student discount.
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