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Macclack
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May 5, 2017
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Just got mine today, and hooked it up to MBP to test it out. Works flawlessly. The build quality is even better than I expected--and I had pretty high expectations. Kudos to Clueboard for engineering and building this thing so well, and seemingly without compromises. Way to go guys and keep up the good work!
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May 5, 2017
johu
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May 5, 2017
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I am hyped as hell. Which switches do you use? How is the sound?
May 5, 2017
Macclack
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May 5, 2017
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I went with the Zealio switches. Admittedly I'm more of an Alps/Alps clone fan. That being said, they feel and sound really good. Nice deep audio feedback, and nothing like any of my other keyboards. I also think the extra-thick keycaps help big time.
May 5, 2017
johu
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May 5, 2017
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May 5, 2017
Chevovish
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May 5, 2017
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So fast! Is your pre-assembled?
May 5, 2017
Macclack
375
May 6, 2017
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Yes. Trust me, it would probably take me 6 months to assemble one of these.
May 6, 2017
johu
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May 6, 2017
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I have ordered a kit, but it will take a while to arrive here in Germany.
May 6, 2017
Chevovish
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May 10, 2017
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Just wanna know how the stabs feel? any wobble? Someone mentioned that massdrop still ships the fake cherry stabs along with the DIY kit, and I wonder if this is also the case for the assembled.
May 10, 2017
Pulstura
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May 13, 2017
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nice setup! what mac stand is that?
May 13, 2017
Macclack
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May 13, 2017
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Thanks! It's a Vogek laptop stand in space gray. Here's a link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0AHNMH/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_M7WfzbNC1DHZF
May 13, 2017
Macclack
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May 13, 2017
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Yeah they're a bit wobbly. But not terrible IMO. Also one observation, the more I use them the more I notice they can get a noticeable ping. Does anyone know if the Zelios that shipped with this board come lubed? I've never used Zealios before so I don't have a baseline to compare them to other than Cherrys.
May 13, 2017
johu
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May 13, 2017
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Zealios should be slightly lubed by default.
May 13, 2017
Vira
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May 13, 2017
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Ping is usually from the switch spring or keyboard plate or a combination of both. Stabs just rattle if it's bad quality. You can reduce/remove the ping with some foam insert or similar behind the PCB and lube the switches. As johu mentioned, they're slightly lubed on the prongs/tactile legs. You can lube them further if you desire.

@Chevovish Don't know why you're overly fussed about the stabs. Source the stabs yourself if you're particular about them. I never trust stabs from any kit. I alway source my own to avoid issues.
May 13, 2017
Chevovish
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May 13, 2017
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Mine came as assembled. If the stabs are bad, I have to desolder all switches in order to change them.
May 13, 2017
Vira
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May 13, 2017
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You can easily lube them to stop or reduce the rattle. Thick lube will help
May 13, 2017
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