Contra 40% Ortho Kit With Box Navy Switches

I won this neat little keyboard today as a giveaway at a local keyboard meetup and I thought I would share :D

More info on these kits:
https://cartel.ltd/projects/contra/

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Unread post04 Mar 2018, 06:02

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Are these switches better than Bucking springs?
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Unread post04 Mar 2018, 11:11

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They are interesting to type on but they are not what I would use as my daily driver. It really is up to user preference. I can see why they are so highly rated but they are not perfect. They are very tactile but I think the click bar is a bit too stiff for my liking. For everyday use I prefer the lighter actuation of a model f.
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