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Originally Posted by rpgman1;12733867 
Looks like Steelseries got the 6Gv2 back in stock. Not sure how long it'll last. Might as well order it or else it'll be out of stock again.

Yeah can't really pass up this 30% discount deal, I wish in the future they make some keyboards with the layout I want and with MX Brown or Red switches that would be cool.

I'm just happy that everything was perfect timing for me.

I am using the PS/2 connection and I now use my keyboard to power up my comp. I've disconnected my power button, because my 1½ year old nephew keeps playing with the power button.

I will probably buy the lavender WASD keys and the red ESC key or maybe just the red ESC and I'll wait till my WASD keys gets shiny before replacing them.

Does anybody here know where I can purchase different colored keys here in the U.S. a reputable one just for future reference.
Edited by YanYan001 - 3/14/11 at 6:47pm
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So all keyboards are shipped from Cali? I'm thinking about taking advantage of this 30% and picking up the 6GV2 but I'm not sure when it'll get here. I live in Kansas which is like in the middle of the U.S....
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So all keyboards are shipped from Cali? I'm thinking about taking advantage of this 30% and picking up the 6GV2 but I'm not sure when it'll get here. I live in Kansas which is like in the middle of the U.S....

I just ordered mine and I'm from Georgia. Says it'll take up to 72 hours to process the order. This is a great deal for a Cherry MX Black keyboard.
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So all keyboards are shipped from Cali? I'm thinking about taking advantage of this 30% and picking up the 6GV2 but I'm not sure when it'll get here. I live in Kansas which is like in the middle of the U.S....

I'm not sure if they only ship from Cali, but you'll find out once you get the confirmation email.
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I just ordered mine and I'm from Georgia. Says it'll take up to 72 hours to process the order. This is a great deal for a Cherry MX Black keyboard.

Lol don't you just love the anticipation, but once you get it the thrill is gone. And lol 72 hours that is long. I enjoyed my 28 hours lol.
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i still havnt got mine either. got it on friday 9PM frown.gif hopefully tomorrow biggrin.gif i need to get my AT ath m50s biggrin.gif
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i still havnt got mine either. got it on friday 9PM frown.gif hopefully tomorrow biggrin.gif i need to get my AT ath m50s biggrin.gif

It probably just got shipped tonight since it was too late on Friday. It will probably arrive on Wednesday for you. lol it's torture and thrill simultaneously.

I am currently looking for a good wrist rest, but cannot find one that is tapered kind of like the ones you see built-in on other keyboards. I need something with this dimension 17½"x4"x¾" and should be tapered. Hmmm maybe I'll try making one. I'll see if I can find materials at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store.

Edit: Eh I just got this instead, I've read some of the wrist rest recommendations and [ame="http://www.amazon.com/3M-Leatherette-Antimicrobial-Protection-WR310LE/dp/B000WU4H5C/ref=sr_1_7?s=office-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1300156807&sr=1-7"]this 19"[/ame] was mostly suggested and owned here at OCN.
Edited by YanYan001 - 3/15/11 at 12:31am
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post #67 of 163
I have this board and have used it for 3 months. I LOVE IT. Typing and gaming it is equally great. At first the MX-Blacks were a little stiff and weird, but after a while I got used to them. I used to type an average APM of 70 WPM or so now I can easily hit 100 if I am trying.
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I have this board and have used it for 3 months. I LOVE IT. Typing and gaming it is equally great. At first the MX-Blacks were a little stiff and weird, but after a while I got used to them. I used to type an average APM of 70 WPM or so now I can easily hit 100 if I am trying.

My usual wpm is 70 but when I first tried it on this keyboard it went down to 50 wpm. Two days after, I got it back to 70 wpm. lol 100 that is fast bro. Yeah I must say, I kinda grew on it even if it has been only a couple of days.
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post #69 of 163
so far i only increased my wpm by 4 going from cherry blacks to cherry brown so blacks aren't really that bad for typing if u dont push it all the way down tongue.gif I told myself 1mechanical keyboard is enough but now i want a cherry black again frown.gif
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It probably just got shipped tonight since it was too late on Friday. It will probably arrive on Wednesday for you. lol it's torture and thrill simultaneously.

I am currently looking for a good wrist rest, but cannot find one that is tapered kind of like the ones you see built-in on other keyboards. I need something with this dimension 17½"x4"x¾" and should be tapered. Hmmm maybe I'll try making one. I'll see if I can find materials at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store.

Edit: Eh I just got this instead, I've read some of the wrist rest recommendations and this 19" was mostly suggested and owned here at OCN.
Yea hopefully! I need to get a wrist rest thing too since I'm used to having one with my lycosa.


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