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Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Raptor77, 27 Dec 2011.

  1. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Mm, still, better than a rubber dome.

    I've PM'd all the people I think who have ordered some portal keycaps, if you haven't received a PM and you have ordered/still want to order, then do so ASAP. Order will be going in later tonight.

    Will PM payment details when needed, which is also when I'll ask for addresses etc.
     
  2. imersa

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    True BUT is your CC on route :D?
     
  3. imersa

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    DIDNT PM ME! GOD
     
  4. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Check facebook :p
     
  5. hamza_tm

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    Yeah of course! The fact that most awesome keyboards aren't available in it :)
     
  6. BioSniper

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    It arrived! Oh my is this an eye opening experience or what.
    Very odd switching from my MS keyboard because I'm used to very short throw keys however, this is terribly satisfying to use. Additionally the switch from full to TKL is a little weird too, but again, oddly satisfying.

    Shame about the pad printed keys so I'll be looking to replace these at some point with something more tasty. Blacks aren't anywhere near as hard to type on as I first expected but they are heavier for sure. I do now, want to play with browns too, this is going to get expensive fast I feel, though the missus has decided having seen mine that she wants a mech so I think I have an excuse :)
    Additionally the plastic used for the WASD cluster seems to be different to the rest of the board, and I think the stabiliser is making the space bar quite a bit stiffer than the other keys, so again, I may look to replace this but I'll have a look in a bit to see if it is the cause.

    So very glad I joined this new world of mechanicals, I really wont look back.

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    Now I need to find a nice wrist rest to go with, and a good way of removing the CM logos :)
     
  7. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Welcome to the club ;)
     
  8. hamza_tm

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    Awesome!

    You'll also be wanting new caps because the stock ones suck faces :)

    Actually they are nice quality but I personally don't like the font. Nowhere near as bad as the BW though, that font was headache-inducing
     
  9. KidMod-Southpaw

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    Hey Longweight, will those zinc keycaps fit the storm rapid board? Because that's what I want to get. :)
     
  10. hamza_tm

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    They will yeah

    But if you wait a bit CM should be releasing Rapid boards of other switches n stuff.

    Might get reds and browns!
     
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    Sounds good, I'll wait a bit and see what else they release. If I save up a bit more, might just head over to the WASD website and have a keyboard customisinggasm. :)
     
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    Sounds like a plan! Use the time waiting to think up wasd designs too awesome to contemplate :)
     
  13. KidMod-Southpaw

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    What I want is a keyboard full of trollface keycaps, nothing else! I call it- the trollface keyboard! :D

    /Original
     
  14. BioSniper

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    Yeah the font is pretty horrid and the pad print leaves a lot to be desired.
    I'll be spooging cash all over the show soon enough on sexy replacements I'm sure :D

    Luckily I only really see the keys when I first sit down then I don't look at them again in a session really :)
     
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    That is indeed to too awesome to contemplate
     
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    Alright, I know what I want, and that would be wooden keycaps and casing. :) Kunshiman are the only place I can find that does them, but their site is basically unuseable.
     
  17. longweight

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    They sure will, trouble is that they are very tight and I might have to dremel them to get them on the board!
     
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    Never!

    So, anyone any idea on where to get wooden keycaps and casing?
     
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