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These definitely feel way stiffer and louder than what I was expecting for cherry browns. In fact, they feel very similar to the cherry black filco I was using before. I agree the tactile feeling is very subtle, almost to the point where it starts to feel linear like the blacks. It's more noticeable when I don't bottom out though.

I really hope it just needs some break in.

These are very preliminary impressions as I've only typed maybe a dozen or two paragraphs with it so far.
Edited by FDS - 4/7/11 at 8:53pm
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These definitely feel way stiffer and louder than what I was expecting for cherry browns. In fact, they feel very similar to the cherry black filco I was using before. I agree the tactile feeling is very subtle, almost to the point where it starts to feel linear like the blacks. It's more noticeable when I don't bottom out though.

I really hope it just needs some break in.

These are very preliminary impressions as I've only typed maybe a dozen or two paragraphs with it so far.
I guess different impressions from different people. I've been using blues for a while now and I find these to be lighter than I was expecting, but I feel the tactile bump still. I wouldn't say its subtle?
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I guess different impressions from different people. I've been using blues for a while now and I find these to be lighter than I was expecting, but I feel the tactile bump still. I wouldn't say its subtle?
Well, you're comparing what the guy said about brown switches to your experience with blue switches. Blues are supposedly more pronounced in their tactility, while browns are more subtle.
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I find these to be noticeable lighter than my black/blues.

I have a bit of trouble riding the actuation point and may have to pick up a black ten-keyless for gaming.

Mine has no issue with squeaking or odd feeling shift/space keys.
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I find these to be noticeable lighter than my black/blues.

I have a bit of trouble riding the actuation point and may have to pick up a black ten-keyless for gaming.

Mine has no issue with squeaking or odd feeling shift/space keys.
I wouldn't recommend the blacks. They were too stiff and gave me hand cramps.
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I love my Filco with black switches but it's an acquired taste therefore not for everyone.
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Do want. Otaku with mx blues and I'm a happy man.
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Do want. Otaku with mx blues and I'm a happy man.
Not happy with your Leopold browns? Anyway, I should update the OP for those that want the full size keyboard. Leopold already has a site up and running. I'm sure EK will get them soon.



Now let's hope we get some of their colorful keycaps here. lol C'mon EK, order some of these. I'm pretty sure there'll be plenty of buyers here.


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White key caps on a black keyboard?

Yes please
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The round look is not very appealing x.x
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