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Offline ItszBrian

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[IC] GMK Power Chord | Renders and Ti Collabs 07/24/2021
« on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 05:50:07 »

Drive Us Crazy!

I would like to introduce everyone GMK Power Chord







About

This set was inspired by two of my interests, HKS and Raise A Suilen. HKS is a Japanese tuning company that focuses on producing aftermarket car parts that improve the performance of your car. Raise A Suilen is also from the series BanG Dream! If you know GMK Devoted, you already know. The color scheme is based on both HKS' and RAS' color schemes. The colors have been matched physically with a RAL book with official merch.


Inspirations


References and Colors Chosen




Colors: CR, RAL 180 60 50, RAL 300 50 40, RO2, MG1, WS1
The main colors are Green and Purple. The purple is lighter than GMK DY to improve readability.
The red is for the essential icons that show up on your car's dashboard. MG1 is for the pink stripes found in all HKS livery.



Kits

The kits are designed to fit most 60, 65, 70, 75, TKL, 96, 1800, Full-size keyboards in ANSI, tsangan/WKL, ISO, HHKB, Alice and more.
Fill out the IC form for more layout support!

All novelties and logos were designed by ItszBrian.

Hiragana Base Kit
New Base kit adds in basic 3 key 40s support, Alice spacebars along with making accents standard


Latin Base Kit


Boosted Novelties Kit
Key profiles are:
-R1 1Us
-R3 Exhaust Enter
-R4 Intercooler Left Shift
-R4 1.5U and 1U Coilovers and Turbos


Music Novelties Kit
I plan on removing the Cat ears and using the vinyl as the main logos, I think everyone here would know why.
Key profiles are:
-R1 1us
-R3 DJ Enter
-R4 Piano Left Shift
-R4 the rest


Accent Kit
-comes with 6.25u and 7u
-accent minibars
-moved pink accents into base kits


Extensions Kit
-XT support
-F13
-alpha keys with mod colors
-660
-GK64
-Spacebars 6U, 2x 3U, 1.75U, 2x 1U


Renders (Thanks to Kingk22!)

More


TGR Jane




i69



F1-8X



Cucumber



Austin




TGR Alice




Koyu



Deskmats!

Designed by ItszBrian!

Speed

Speed Alt


Techno


Part of this deskmat was made with Digital Circle Shapes by inZane, used under CC BY 3.0 and was modified by me.

Another Deskmat design coming soon!



Collabs/Artisans:

-MTBKeys will be doing R&D to see if Titanium Spacebars are feasible to make
-Planning on creating a flamed tipped Titanium switch puller Not possible atm
-Suiparacords will be making cables
-keyboard sleeves in progress will be working with Mechfashion again
-please recommend more if you have any other ideas in the IC form!
-Rama penlight as soon as we have our vendors
-THOK will be making flame tipped Titanium 1u keys.


Vendors:
US: Mechs & Co (USD)
CAN: Deskhero (CAD)
EU: mykeyboard.eu (EUR)
UK: Proto[typist] (GBP)
AUS: Daily Clack (AUD)
Asia: HEX Keyboards (SGD)
China: zFrontier


Group Buy

Date: Quotes have been requested, tentatively in December 2021

Signature
If want to support the set, please add this to your forum signature!


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Discord
Idol Band Caps: https://discord.gg/FQhWxxD


To Do:

Decide on vendors
Artisan caps
Finalize kits
Second I have a plan for one last Deskmat

Thanks

Kingk22 for the renders!
Idol Band Caps for supporting my first set!
FinalEleven!


Edits
-June 11, 2021
-Overhauled kitting, removed cat headphones for obvious reasons, removed DJ board as it felt forced in
-3 key 40's support in base
-Slightly changed colors
-Updated banner
-listed Collabs I would like to do
-Changed signature to something more in the spirit of the inspiration
-Pending on some vendors

July 24, 2021
-slightly edited the renders to reflect all possible keys in each kit
-Titanium collaborations underway, THOK and MTBKeys
-Chose new colors that resembles the colors better while having enough contrast
-Quotes have been requested, kits are finalized
-Deskmat 3 revealed
-Ramas are planned
« Last Edit: Sat, 24 July 2021, 11:50:23 by ItszBrian »

Offline ItszBrian

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 05:50:34 »
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Offline HungHingDaiLo

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 05:55:49 »
Rice cooker novelties for Rice car's representative symbol? :D
Btw I used HKS products too for my rice car back then. Nice!

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:04:53 »
Nice. I'm on board with the kitting. B in base, Iso layout. Only, no UK ISO avail. Any plans for it?

Offline ItszBrian

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:07:59 »
Rice cooker novelties for Rice car's representative symbol? :D
Btw I used HKS products too for my rice car back then. Nice!

Actually might add that in the IC Form haha

Nice. I'm on board with the kitting. B in base, Iso layout. Only, no UK ISO avail. Any plans for it?

Fill out the IC Form! If I were to add UK ISO, should I add it in the Base Kit or Latin Alphas or both?

Offline Vegas_

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:15:15 »
really like this set, the inspo is unique and the colorway looks amazing! :)

Offline nvh2092

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:20:06 »
Can you consider move the standard (esc, enter and arrows) keys from Boosted Novelties to base? I think it's better in term of kitting.

Offline tanghus

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:30:57 »
HKS R32?

« Last Edit: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:36:43 by tanghus »

Offline Khaine

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 06:37:59 »
Ormsby guitar and schecter bass style novelties oh my! you can count me in :D Will fill out the IC form, GL with this set!

Offline Full

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 08:12:38 »
I love this! Awesome job! :)

Offline Idod

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 13:13:02 »
You crazy bastard, I'm ****ing in

Also I better see a green lighstick rama

Offline treeleaf64

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 17:17:05 »
I like the people in the picture that you linked. I think they are pretty
This is not even that bad of a keyset I think it is a nicely themed and it looks rahter clean because of the black
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Offline Suavity

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 17:52:43 »
Nice Boosted Novelties. Any considerations for a Rama Cap with a turbo?  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 18:24:33 »
I must have that deskmat now...I absolutely love that HKS pattern.

Offline pdlif

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 20 January 2021, 18:39:09 »
Reminds me a little of IFK Blacklight. Looks good!! :thumb:

Offline hkiri

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 26 January 2021, 15:12:10 »
Any chance to separate the accented keys from the boosted novelties kit?
Interested in base and those accent keys but not interested in the car novelties at all.

Offline Havattack

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 27 January 2021, 12:50:52 »
Cool. And looks like the people that missed cyberspace (i think that's set I'm thinking of...) should be pretty happy there's something some what similar (color wise at least) for them. 

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 29 January 2021, 16:58:18 »
I definitely dig the colors; keeping an eye out on this one

Offline noorejji

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 29 January 2021, 18:47:14 »
Very nice and lean kitting, and only two custom colors. I think this'll do well.

Offline WilsonWan

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #19 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 14:01:41 »
Is it possible for you to get a UK Vendor for this?

It would be amazing if you could

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #20 on: Sat, 13 February 2021, 17:06:17 »
A daring set  Idon't know what to thnik about it  I'll think about it some more
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Offline Rx003

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 19 February 2021, 05:09:24 »
I love the color inspiration, glwic wish you all the best for this project!  :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Offline LAWSON

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #22 on: Thu, 25 February 2021, 21:52:22 »
The boosted novelties are sweet, especially the turbos and hazard light button - GLWIC!

Offline ibcruzn408

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 01:13:52 »
Checking in.. just hope this sets off =) Now got to dust off my HKS Skyline model lol

Offline Sax_______

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #24 on: Wed, 10 March 2021, 04:11:36 »
I like the set and all but wew lad that's an odd combo of themes for one single set.

Offline UswordM

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord
« Reply #25 on: Thu, 22 April 2021, 01:06:46 »
I missed Devoted gb because of joining this hobby late, but I definitely won't miss this one. Gl on IC
« Last Edit: Wed, 05 May 2021, 01:14:53 by UswordM »

Offline ItszBrian

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord | Kitting Overhaul with new renders 06/11/2021
« Reply #26 on: Fri, 11 June 2021, 23:50:59 »
Sorry for the hiatus on this set, GMK Devoted and my life got way more busy than I ever anticipated.
I have contacted a community member that has made metal spacebars before but we are currently R&D'ing to see if it's feasible

-June 11, 2021
-Overhauled kitting, removed cat headphones for obvious reasons, removed DJ board as it felt forced in
-3 key 40's support in base
-Slightly changed colors
-Updated banner
-listed Collabs I would like to do
-Changed signature to something more in the spirit of the inspiration
-Pending on some vendors

Offline ItszBrian

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Re: [IC] GMK Power Chord | Renders and Ti Collabs 07/24/2021
« Reply #27 on: Sat, 24 July 2021, 11:58:59 »
July 24, 2021
-slightly edited the renders to reflect all possible keys in each kit
-Titanium collaborations underway, THOK and MTBKeys
-Chose new colors that resembles the colors better while having enough contrast
-Quotes have been requested, kits are finalized
-Deskmat 3 revealed
-Ramas are planned

Every collab for GMK Devoted has gone longer than expected but now I have time for this set! I've been relatively low key on this set since I felt that the initial post was a bit premature but I'm pretty satisfied with what I have planned.

Sidenote rice cooker was a really good meme whoever suggested that but it didn't make the final cut.