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I wouldn't call a 1391401 a rare keyboard. There's millions of them kicking around.

Even a NIB one isn't worth $300.
Wow. Just read a thread where the Model M bnib sold for 50, I'm just gonna buy a topre keyboard.
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I wouldn't call a 1391401 a rare keyboard. There's millions of them kicking around.

Even a NIB one isn't worth $300.
Yeah I know the price is too high, I was just considering if he wanted it because it was older.
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Wow. Just read a thread where the Model M bnib sold for 50, I'm just gonna buy a topre keyboard.
Go for it. HHKB?
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Wow. Just read a thread where the Model M bnib sold for 50, I'm just gonna buy a topre keyboard.


good choice
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Go for it. HHKB?
possibly. but i hate the fact that theres no arrow keys.
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I actually find the Fn combinations for arrow keys on the HHKB to be superior to a normal keyboard - you don't have to move your hand as much.

You could always buy a Unicomp
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I actually find the Fn combinations for arrow keys on the HHKB to be superior to a normal keyboard - you don't have to move your hand as much.

You could always buy a Unicomp
I'm looking into Deck and realforce, possibly ducky. Whats better for gaming/typing? black, brown, blue or topre?
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Matter of preference. Most won't recommend blacks though.

For me, the Topre is the best out of those four, but YMMV.
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I'm looking into Deck and realforce, possibly ducky. Whats better for gaming/typing? black, brown, blue or topre?
As Ch_123 said, it really depends on the person using them.
Generally:
Blues for typing.
Browns for typing/gaming.
Blacks for gaming.
Topre... typing? (Not really sure on this. Someone correct me.)
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The Model M is a legendary keyboard design. It is truly epic for typing papers.

Its just too bad the company who owns the patent now wants way too much for one
    
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The Model M is a legendary keyboard design. It is truly epic for typing papers.

Its just too bad the company who owns the patent now wants way too much for one
What company is that? Unicomp?
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