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08 May 2017, 22:12

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Please welcome your new kingpin: matt3o

webwit
Hi everybody, After 8 years of running deskthority, I've decided to retire in that role and hand over the reins to matt3o, who volunteered to help out and take over. My role from now on is as some…

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[IC] San Antonio, TX Meetup V2

tyson522
Hey everyone, I've fixed my caps lock finally! Last survey had a decent amount but I think moving the dates back to late March early April would be a smarter approach. The last meetup was so much fun,…

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Ergodox Euro Tour
Ergodox Euro Tour

Stabilized
Hey all you Euro DT members, are you interested in trying an Ergodox for a couple of weeks? DSC09065.jpg Well, I'm planning to send my…

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[IC]New Original 'Panda' Linear Switch

HeroicDreamer
Hi, guys. I'm really happy to announce that I will bring Panda Switch back. It will be the same as the existing Panda Switch except the logo. (the same leaf, the same spring, the same stem...) I…

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Would like to try a model M keyboard in the derbyshire area

lukeoftheaura
Hi, I'm in the derbyshire area in the UK and am interested in trying a model M keyboard, before I go and buy one. Does anyone from around this area have a model M keyboard I could try?

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Question for Cherry MX Blue owners

Xannot
Okay, so I've bought a Cherry MX Tester and this is how it goes with Blues: If you press lightly, the first millimeter (1) of key travel is effortless but then you suddenly encounter a bump and need…

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Anyone have a few spare Gateron Yellows lying around I could test?

Mkilbride
I bought a GMMK recently with Kalih Box Blacks. I previously used Cherry MX Reds...I felt them too light. Accident presses, bottoming out. These blacks are seemingly too heavy. Been using the…

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Switch tester & keycap profiles EU tour interest check

AdrianMan
Hi! I have 2 x 16 switch testers lying around with all kind of mx switches (cherry,gatheron,kailh,box,aliaz,zeali… etc) and some keycaps with different profiles (Cherry,SA,DSA,DCS,OEM) Would…

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OLKB Planck EU Tour
OLKB Planck EU Tour

Wodan
Heya, some folks have been putting together a little mini-tour of an OLKB Planck with ErgoClears! Please let me know if you are interested since we…

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Zealios tester intrest check.
Zealios tester intrest check.

TuxKey
Hi guys, A couple days ago my wife's mx-brown keyboard finally got in (with nice pink keycaps hahaha). The reason why i got here that board is that…

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Interested in trying a Space Cadet keyboard.

MrDuul
Interested in trying a Micro Switch Space Cadet keyboard. I might be in Austin, TX for a business trip soon. :mrgreen:

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Ergo Keyboard Expo

hoggy
In the unlikely event you find yourself on the Isle of Man later this week, I'm exhibiting some of my collection, along with a brief presentation. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/twilight-… I'll…

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First Official San Antonio Meetup March 24, 2018

tyson522
After contacting Geekdom's event planner it looks like I was able to secure a spot for March 24, 2018! Come join us for the first meet up in the great city of San Antonio and try out all different…

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Eager to try Holy/Holier Panda switches!

Chekonjak
Hello everyone! I've been on r/mechanicalkeyboards for the longest time (as Chekonjak too) and after spending a while on Halo True switches I'm pretty excited to try Holy Pandas either with the Panda…

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[IC]Information about a potential First San Antonio Meetup

tyson522
Hello guys, I wanted to find out if there would be interest in a possible San Antonio Mechanical Keyboard Meet up, so I created a google survey and so far the response has been amazing! I think…

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Matias Ergo Pro Tour - On Tour - Signups Still Open
Matias Ergo Pro Tour - On Tour - Signups Still Open

Muirium
Hey folks, fancy a few weeks trying out a brand new split ergo keyboard? http://deskthority.net/resourc… This is a highly…

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Hi DeskThority

Mrgoldenzombie
Hell guys, My first post :) I'm trying to test out a topre board before I buy one. I was told to post here so I made an account. My reddit is /u/Mrgoldenzombie Anyways.... If you want to loan me a…

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Iowa State University Meetup

paecific.jr
I am wondering if there is any interest in having a meetup at Iowa State University in late December. I am a student there and could check out a lab so we could have plenty of room for showing off…

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Interested in trying the Topre switches

Kaffe
I've never had the opportunity to try the Topre boards and would really like the chance to see if it is for me. I know there is a Euro tour thread, but I'm currently not eligible to apply. Maybe there…

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Capsense Canada Tour

y11971alex
I have an idea to tour two classic capsense keyboards, the IBM 5251 and the Topre Realforce. This won't happen for another two months or so, because I need to procure an xwhatsit's converter to make…

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The Realforce Euro Tour - Round 4
The Realforce Euro Tour - Round 4

002
Hello All, It's that time again! Have you always wanted to try a Realforce, but only wanted to shell out roughly the cost of postage to any…

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Cherry MX Switch Tester
Cherry MX Switch Tester

Bramster
Hey all, I figure most of you already have a pretty good knowlegde about the different Cherry MX switches but maybe not everybody here or…

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NovaTouch TKL Community Tour
NovaTouch TKL Community Tour

Bramster
http://i60.tinypic.com/24e… Hello DT Community, After discussion with some of the forum admins we want to check for…

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The Cherry MX5000 Tour - Try one of the greatest keyboards of all time
The Cherry MX5000 Tour - Try one of the greatest keyboards of all time

photekq
Welcome to the first Cherry MX5000 tour! This is absolutely without a doubt my favourite MX keyboard of all time, and I want to…

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Switch Try Bag Round 3. CONUS (Ended)

vivalarevolución
Sent switch bag back to Mr. Interface! So Mr. Interface has graciously allowed me, prdlm2009, to be the tour manager for another round of the Switch Try Bag. I guess this would be…

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Testers for new capacitive (Topre clone) switches?

Scarpia
I have exhausted my Google-Fu looking for a switch tester or keychain with the new Topre clone switches from Noppoo/RK, and so far I've come up empty. There are plenty of Topre keychains out there,…

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Switch Try Numpad version 2. Round 2: EUROPE
Switch Try Numpad version 2. Round 2: EUROPE

Acanthophis
START OF EUROPE STNv2 TOUR Managed by : Acanthophis Tour process After the subscription ended, I will sort every participant…

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NovaTouch TKL European Tour - Vote for Winner
NovaTouch TKL European Tour - Vote for Winner

Bramster
Hey Everyone! The NovaTouch TKL has gone all across the European continent and is on it today arrived back to me! And actually I have to…

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Seattle - I'm new here

SuperSumo
My first post, please be gentle. 8-) I tried a few Cherry MX switches at PAX last year on the Coolermaster keyboards. I would love to try some more! I liked the MX Browns the best but would like to…

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The Cherry Switch Try Gaming PCB's
The Cherry Switch Try Gaming PCB's

CeeSA
i am a great fan of the idea from Mr. Interface - The SinkLists http://www.mrinterface.com… here in the Forum you…

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Topre Cluster Tester: Worldwide
Topre Cluster Tester: Worldwide

scope2k
Welcome to the Topre Cluster Tester sinklist! Managed by scope2k Subscription is OPEN . News: The old tester has shown up again, we will use…

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Nixies ?

ramnes
Does someone have enough nixies to send three or four over the world? :)

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[AUS] Topre Tour (Round 2)

Jersern
The details will be essentially the same as the previous round except this time I am offering a choice between Novatouch and the HHKB (rubber band modded). Furthermore, I may open this tour up to New…

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[AUS] HHKB Try before you buy!
[AUS] HHKB Try before you buy!

Jersern
This HHKB tour is open to permanent residents and citizens of Australia only! Sorry everyone else! :( …

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Red Alert Keycaps (Vote on Massdrop)

hellcatzs
Hi Peeps, This is a post to rally votes for a key cap set that I have been wanting for a while now and I am sure many others do too since all group buys I have seen has had over 200 sets sold. We need…

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Worldwide CHERRY Switch Try Numpad!
Worldwide CHERRY Switch Try Numpad!

rodtang
Cherry Switch Try Numpad Round 3! Managed by : rodtang Sign up now! http://deskthority.net/resourc… Sign ups starts :…

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