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Title: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: wsjudd on Thu, 15 May 2014, 08:10:11
(http://www.keyboardco.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Filco-SS-SpaceCadet2000.jpg)

The contest is over, thanks to all that entered!

Filco mechanical keyboards are well loved across the world, and not least for their customisability. Their standard layout and popularity allows for a range of aftermarket modifications to flourish, from simple keycap swaps to more advanced cable mods, switch transplants and case replacements. To reward the many modders who've chosen to start with a Filco keyboard, we're happy to announce the very first Pimp Your Filco contest!

The rules are simple: Submit a photo and description of your customised Filco keyboard. These customisations could be minor - a new set of keycaps, for example - or extensive. We want to see the whole breadth of the Filco modding community, from changes that any newcomer could make to crazy mods unique to their creator.

We'll showcase a selection of the best entries on the Keyboard Company blog (http://www.keyboardco.com/blog/index.php/2014/05/contest-pimp-your-filco/), to be shared across our social media and with the communities that take part across the web.

Our favourite entry will win their choice of a Filco MiniLa (http://www.keyboardco.com/blog/index.php/2013/02/filco-minila-first-impressions/) or Max Keyboard Blackbird (http://www.keyboardco.com/blog/index.php/2013/12/max-keyboard-blackbird-tkl/), a value of approximately 120 ($200). We'll also award at least one runner-up with other peripherals and accessories from our store. All prizes are subject to availability, of course.

The contest begins today, May 15th, and will run until 2nd June at 10:00 PM BST. Please submit your entries via email to pimpyourfilco@gmail.com. You can also submit them as replies to this post if you like, for feedback and to show off your sweet modding skills. Remember to include at least one photo of your creation (as a link or an attachment) and a brief description.

If you have any questions or problems making your submission, feel free to contact us here or on social media - we are @keyboardco on Twitter and KeyboardCo on Facebook.

We look forward to seeing your keyboard!

Image credit: Filco TKL with Skull Squadron keycaps, photographed by SpaceCadet2000 and used with permission.
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: wsjudd on Tue, 20 May 2014, 06:17:47
We've got a dozen entries so far, thanks guys :) Please keep 'em coming!
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: wsjudd on Tue, 27 May 2014, 09:39:55
Up to 20 entries now! You've got about a week left, so please get those entries in before then :)
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: ApocalypseMaow on Wed, 28 May 2014, 19:58:17
Not all that special, just some DSA Dolch and kester lube.
(http://i.imgur.com/yLu2rkY.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/FytMXQQ.jpg)
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: wsjudd on Wed, 28 May 2014, 20:54:24
Still - nice! Have you emailed the photos to pimpyourfilco@gmail.com already? :)
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: ApocalypseMaow on Fri, 30 May 2014, 00:38:01
Still - nice! Have you emailed the photos to pimpyourfilco@gmail.com already? :)
Nah, but I'll get that done today. Thanks for the heads up!
Title: Re: Pimp Your Filco Contest! Submit photos of your custom Filco, win a keyboard
Post by: wsjudd on Fri, 30 May 2014, 20:55:52
No worries, good luck! We're up to about 28 entries now, hoping to make 30+ before the deadline ends :)