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Offline aeropress

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New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 08:47:45 »
Hey-
I started looking into a cherry mx blue das keyboard, something to give me a little more umph when writing fiction.  Didn't like the look of the keyboard or the vibe of the company, I can be kind of picky about that sort of thing.

So I'm saving up money for a solid (100<keyboard<200) cherry mx blue keyboard.  Hopefully the WASD v2s will be out in tenkeyless and looking good by the holidays.  Otherwise, a flico majetouch 2 is probably what I'm looking at.  I'm also looking at an o-rig mod for that.

I do a minimal amount of gaming, mostly rogue-likes, which actually benefit from a ten key keyboard.  Would a leopold cherry mx red be good for dwarf fortress and office stuff?

I'm also interested in DIY arcade control projects.

Peace y'all.   

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Re: New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 08:58:07 »
Welcome to GH. Can't go wrong with a Filco.
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Re: New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 09:12:27 »
^ He's right you know.   Oh and welcome!
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Re: New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 09:15:22 »
tp thread is tp thread
Sometimes it's like he accidentally makes a thread instead of a google search.

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Re: New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 14:36:14 »
Switches are matter of personal preference, I for one think Browns are the master-switch.

Can't go wrong with a Filco. My first board is a Filco MJ2 and I'm still using it. Solid good board, with no problems so far.

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Re: New Member & Chanukah Wishlist
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 28 August 2012, 14:51:33 »
Browns are a solid first switch as they provide an even mix of linear feel and tactile feedback. After trying browns, you can then decide if you'd prefer something else. I chose blacks first as I loved the smoothness of them!

You'd also be making the best choice of board with the MJ2. Get your first MX board? Then get the best! :)

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