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Offline masje

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[IC] GMK Motorsport
« on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 04:58:59 »
305941-0

I've been a long time formula 1 fan, and I always thought the steering wheels on those things are cool. This set is inspired by that carbon fiber aesthetic, along with bright colors that feature prominently on the buttons and dials.

I thought it'd be fun to play around with the legends as well, just to match the theme a bit better. (Do check out the legends, I changed them all :thumb: , hopefully fellow racing fans will get a kick out of it)


DISCORD IC FORM



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K I T T I N G

305943-1
Base kit



305945-2
Accent kit




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C O L O R S

These are all GMK stock colors.
N9 for alphas, CR for mods, CC & WS1 for the legends.
Various colors for alt mods, including - TU2, DY, GE1, RO2, N5, V2




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P R I C I N G

Not planning to run this any time soon, just a "proof of concept" at this point.




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F A Q

Is this redline/think/dolch/stealth with extra steps? yes




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R E N D E R S


305947-3
917 by treeleaf & Hali

305949-4
F1-8x by Geon

305951-5
Horsey by Hali






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T H A N K S

Thanks to my good friend Shawn for his input and ideas!
Thanks to Pontus for render help  :thumb:
Thanks to Hali & Geon for providing the models on his site
Thanks to all my discord server members

« Last Edit: Sat, 03 February 2024, 05:08:14 by masje »

Offline Oni

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #1 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 05:39:05 »
Any possibility of having an additional alpha kit so that everything can be CR with CC legends?
« Last Edit: Sat, 03 February 2024, 05:41:16 by Oni »


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Offline AshF

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 06:03:38 »
This is such a nice set!

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Offline HubertThemad

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #3 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 09:10:15 »
2024 year of the Masje  :thumb:

Offline LMarci

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 10:03:12 »
Pretty set :thumb:

Offline mr_foggy

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 11:42:53 »
great idea! shouldn't the 1.75u shift say "Upshift" tho

Offline DirtyGingy

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 16:20:19 »
No mod pipe or tilde?

Offline MSA_Vision

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 18:14:03 »
Love the accents kit, but not so sure about the base kit. Any reason why it is grey on black?
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Offline aicyborg

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 18:17:58 »
Is there any chance of considering an alternate manufacturer (specifically Key Kobo)?

I like this a lot, especially the accent kit. Genuinely an exciting project.

Offline Oni

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 03 February 2024, 21:46:11 »
Love the accents kit, but not so sure about the base kit. Any reason why it is grey on black?

Probably because their inspiration for the set is a F1 steering wheel, and in the link they put it's black, carbon fiber, gray, and the colors in the accent kit.


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Offline Meepergon

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 04 February 2024, 01:34:08 »
this time Kimi can have the drink!!

Offline involuntarysoul

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 04 February 2024, 01:52:30 »
not feeling the CR mods, just make the base monotone gray please

Offline Cringelord

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 04 February 2024, 02:05:25 »
I like

Offline MSA_Vision

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 04 February 2024, 02:57:46 »
Probably because their inspiration for the set is a F1 steering wheel, and in the link they put it's black, carbon fiber, gray, and the colors in the accent kit.
Oof I missed that, makes sense now. Thanks!
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Offline C_L | Soup

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #14 on: Mon, 05 February 2024, 21:05:52 »
Aha, simply lovely!

Offline spambox2312

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 06 February 2024, 22:46:53 »
Love this idea

Offline Robert.Lussier5

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 08 February 2024, 09:19:10 »
Include the accent kit with the base kit.

Sell the boring mods separate  :D ;D
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Offline Na-aroénna Doubt-Ender

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #17 on: Thu, 08 February 2024, 12:32:06 »
Also second the question about making this something like KeyKobo instead of GMK for shorter lead times.

Offline bluziff

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #18 on: Thu, 08 February 2024, 15:11:46 »
This is lovely and UK ISO in base :thumb:

Offline Tulesto

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #19 on: Thu, 08 February 2024, 15:28:59 »
I also would prefer kkb just for shorter lead time but I am all in on this as soon as it drop regardless!
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Offline bluziff

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 02:27:54 »
GMK lead times are in months not years now, why so much insistence on kkb?

Offline RoyalOak88

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 04:15:29 »
Count me in!

Offline mohawk1367

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #22 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 06:43:10 »
damn id be on this if it wasn't GMK
someone needs to make an aussie keyboard community called QMƎɹ┴⅄. get it? haha :D

Offline DarkS7R

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 12:39:00 »
In accent kit the 1.5u "<- Retire" should be R2, not R1

Offline involuntarysoul

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #24 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 12:45:01 »
GMK lead times are in months not years now, why so much insistence on kkb?

at current GMK pricing, base + color mods would cost over $200, no thx

Offline SpookyGC

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #25 on: Fri, 09 February 2024, 18:58:51 »
GMK lead times are in months not years now, why so much insistence on kkb?

at current GMK pricing, base + color mods would cost over $200, no thx
Where did you buy your calculator?

Offline aicyborg

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #26 on: Sat, 10 February 2024, 17:31:18 »
GMK lead times are in months not years now, why so much insistence on kkb?

Personally I don't think anyone should be using GMK anymore unless it's to re-run an old design and help alleviate the aftermarket woes of finding sought-after sets at decent prices.

KKB is to my eyes of nearly identical quality - some small flaws but no more than any other double-shot ABS keycap manufacturer. Beyond price, lower MOQs for child kits is also a big boon, meaning niche kits such as 40s/NorDeUK are more attainable (for example, KKB Miami Nights' NorDeUK was £29 and recent GMK sets have been as high as £65. The lead times are comparable and at the very least not longer than GMK).

I recently did a side by side of R2 of KKB WoB versus GMK Originative WoB, both of which were manufactured in 2023, and concluded they're identical to the point I had to look at the different undersides to determine them apart. The former cost me £70 and the latter cost me £130 (though I acknowledge this to be anecdotal). Just no reason to contend with GMK's cons anymore, IMO! :)
« Last Edit: Sat, 10 February 2024, 19:48:40 by aicyborg »

Offline involuntarysoul

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #27 on: Sat, 10 February 2024, 19:47:55 »
GMK lead times are in months not years now, why so much insistence on kkb?

at current GMK pricing, base + color mods would cost over $200, no thx
Where did you buy your calculator?

Base $135+, Alt Mods $80+, did you miss math class?

Offline pinkswans

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #28 on: Mon, 12 February 2024, 13:31:50 »
perhaps consider making the F1 legend RO2 and F2 legend V5 for thematic effect

Offline tactilesbad

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #29 on: Tue, 13 February 2024, 04:38:41 »
Alt Mods $80

you have no idea what you're talking about

Offline involuntarysoul

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 13 February 2024, 11:00:13 »
GMK Aurora Polaris alt mod pricing, keep in mind that color mod kit only used the CR base

Offline tactilesbad

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #31 on: Wed, 14 February 2024, 03:57:02 »
GMK Aurora Polaris alt mod pricing, keep in mind that color mod kit only used the CR base
you didn't compare the kits, did you

Offline involuntarysoul

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #32 on: Fri, 16 February 2024, 03:57:06 »
GMK Aurora Polaris alt mod pricing, keep in mind that color mod kit only used the CR base
you didn't compare the kits, did you

show me a similar mod kit with 6 different base color for less than $80

Offline reeeyouuuuu

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #33 on: Fri, 16 February 2024, 07:56:43 »
o this is yummy to look at

Offline Dmitri

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #34 on: Fri, 16 February 2024, 10:29:57 »
omg thats sooooo B E A U T I F U L, so colorful WAUW

Offline Jk Purcellian

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #35 on: Wed, 21 February 2024, 04:39:54 »
Just a thought that would tie into the F1 steering wheels: have the function row in RGB (or variations thereof) to match RPM LED's.

Love the concept, cheers.

Edit: the legends of the F row to not clash so much with the overall aesthetic
« Last Edit: Wed, 21 February 2024, 04:41:29 by Jk Purcellian »

Offline Cringelord

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #36 on: Wed, 29 May 2024, 18:06:25 »
Make this happen  :cool:

Offline sK0pe

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #37 on: Wed, 12 June 2024, 11:44:27 »
Would you consider:
1.5U Retire accent in R2
1.75U Up Shift accent in R4
1U Magic accent in R4
6U spacebar

Offline aicyborg

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 13 June 2024, 18:58:14 »
did this die

Offline skwrl

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 16 June 2024, 11:59:10 »
Damn this looks sick.
Hope this comes to be, with some 40s/obscure and extended kittings !

Offline Randomlosername

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Re: [IC] GMK Motorsport
« Reply #40 on: Mon, 17 June 2024, 00:34:38 »
Massive W for R2 Text Novs. I wanna keep seeing more of these in upcoming sets.