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It's so beyootiful I ordered one today.
Review of it on Geekhack?

I think one is in order.
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
looks like an overpriced basic ugly keyboard to me! i will never under stand why people like mechanicals so much
They're not for everyone. I didn't know what I was missing before I purchased a Steel Series 7G. I hate going to work and typing on domes after using it. It's just effortless compared to a dome.

Everyone entitled to their own opinion though.


OP I love the look of that board. I was saving up fr a tenkeyless when Elite Keyboards stopped selling Filco. I would like to try out a red just to compare to blacks. Nice Board man!
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post #23 of 32
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Have thought about it but it always seemed like a waste of money. Always better spent on a better upgrade
You know, I used to think like that until I tried one out for myself. I mean, I would read all these praises for mech keyboard on this forum and thought that they were just hype. Now I can't even imagine going back to any old rubber dome keyboards (I still have a G15 and a G19 in the closet somewhere lol ).

At least give it the benefit of the doubt and try one out for yourself... if you don't like it then you could always return it.
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post #24 of 32
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They're not for everyone. I didn't know what I was missing before I purchased a Steel Series 7G. I hate going to work and typing on domes after using it. It's just effortless compared to a dome.

Everyone entitled to their own opinion though.


OP I love the look of that board. I was saving up fr a tenkeyless when Elite Keyboards stopped selling Filco. I would like to try out a red just to compare to blacks. Nice Board man!
meh, don't find it takes "effort" to type on a keyboard
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Screw this.... birthday is a month away and I am treating myself to one of these bad boys
post #26 of 32
That's a beautiful tenkeyless
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Any impressions of the Cherry MX Reds? I'm considering getting another keyboard and am torn between all the switch choices...
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post #28 of 32
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That's what she said! LOL

Anyways, to each his own. I find beauty in the minimalism, clean lines, and professional look. Very classy in my opinion.
Some people prefer the riced out Civic look, others prefer actual performance and comfort

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could you expand on that? Have thought about it but it always seemed like a waste of money.

Always better spent on a better upgrade
Some of us don't really have any upgrade to invest in that would truly make our computing experience any better.

Besides, a super fast computer is worthless without a way to interface with it. Mice have been getting a good deal of attention for the better part of a decade now with improvements in the tracking mechanism and other features like extra buttons and improved ergonomics.

But why neglect the keyboard? Is it not just as important for interfacing with the computer? Maybe not for simple FPS games, but for just about everything else its arguably more important than the mouse.

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Originally Posted by Evtron View Post



Filco Majestouch Linear R Limited Edition
Tenkeyless w/ Cherry MX Reds and full NKRO
Its a funny picture because the angle makes the box look too small to be able to fit the keyboard inside it

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Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo View Post
Any impressions of the Cherry MX Reds? I'm considering getting another keyboard and am torn between all the switch choices...
Blues - typing
Browns - compromise but leans towards typing
Reds - compromise but leans towards gaming
Blacks - gaming

of course that's just my opinion from experience typing on them and playing mostly FPS/action games

I can see the merit that browns/blues would have with RTS/RPG games where distinct and precise (as opposed to fast, fluid, and free-form) keyboard input is essential

But it really does all come down to opinion. After using linear (reds/blacks) for so long after deciding I liked them better for gaming, I have come to prefer them for typing.
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post #29 of 32
everyone got their new keyboard today it seems. got my 6gv2 and i LOVE IT
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post #30 of 32
Great pickup! I must get me one of these... So sexy.
    
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