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Got my shipping confirmation finally. Order 5334. A Brown and a Blue. One for gaming the other for typing.

But since I live in Canada, it will take a looong of time to reach me. It's like we live at the end of the world sometimes.
Edited by Levesque - 4/2/11 at 10:35am
    
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Fedex does ship Saturday . Mine came in today, but I'm stuck at work right now.
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When typing if you see them (they are sprue molding marks) you are doing something wrong.
Cool, I learn something new everyday. lol Thanks ripster.

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Got my shipping confirmation finally. Order 5334. A Brown and a Blue. One for gaming the other for typing.

But since I live in Canada, it will take a looong of time to reach me. It's like we live at the end of the world sometimes.
Oh well, at least you got a shipping confirmation.

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Fedex does ship Saturday . Mine came in today, but I'm stuck at work right now.
Take some pics and post them here once you get home.
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Fedex does ship Saturday . Mine came in today, but I'm stuck at work right now.
fedex just dropped mine off and it's very nice. has some very good weight to it. i'm liking it alot
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Pics looks great

How's it feel compared the Filco?

Worth the $99 price tag?
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^ Heh, thanks for the comment on the pics and someone was asking me the exact same question on GH so let me copy and paste..



The quality of the keyboard is great (comparable to the ones that cost more) plus the brown switches are stiffer than Filco browns but Ripster mentioned that it might needs some breaking in.

I like the weight of it since it feels heavier compare to a Filco. It feels solid, well-built and bulky but if you don't mind that sort of thing then this board is for you.

I also like that detachable USB cable which is a nice touch and also the lack of Leopold logo on the board is very cool (I like minimalist look).

All in all, I think it's a great value at $99 and can definitely hold its own against the more expensive mechanical keyboards.

Hope this helps.
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Definitely helps, guess I might pick it up then.

Would Filco keycaps work on it or no?
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Yes, as long as they are Cherry MX keycaps then they're all interchangeable (blue, brown & black).
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finally! my filco on top of it.

and even though ive only used it for a couple of minutes,im more of a fan of brown than black for gaming/typing

also, my shirt came in today too. and got my new dog. way to end the week
Edited by waar - 4/2/11 at 4:20pm
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^ Everything works out in the end. So what's your impression of the Leopold (compares to that Filco you have)? I'm just curious.
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