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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #50 on: Mon, 07 January 2013, 15:47:14 »
Please spoil the surprise. :D
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 07 January 2013, 17:33:26 »
As it may never happen - no.  Once everything is in the pipe line and ready to roll then yes.  I can give you a clue though, it's metal(s!) so just barely staying on topic.

I have to say, it doesn't look like it would take too much modification to make that case take a Phantom set up with a PROF125 layout... food for thought!


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Re: Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 08 January 2013, 02:02:19 »
As it may never happen - no.  Once everything is in the pipe line and ready to roll then yes.  I can give you a clue though, it's metal(s!) so just barely staying on topic.

I have to say, it doesn't look like it would take too much modification to make that case take a Phantom set up with a PROF125 layout... food for thought!
*looks around*   whoo, go prof125

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 08 January 2013, 02:13:30 »
That zinc color is a little to shiny. I do like that finish though, since it looks like satin. If only they made brushed aluminum keycaps to go with the case, or even a darker metal with a matte finish. Good god...

I wish I had the money to do something like this. I should've known joining this forum would be the death of my wallet. I should probably start spending more money on my rig before it starts feeling left out on the mods.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #54 on: Thu, 10 January 2013, 07:56:46 »
Get get a mimic cable and ull top it off.
It's in the mail,  will post picks when it gets here.
That zinc color is a little to shiny. I do like that finish though, since it looks like satin. If only they made brushed aluminum keycaps to go with the case, or even a darker metal with a matte finish. Good god...
I agree, all the group buys happened at the same time.  There is rumors of feng doing Ti mods later this year,  I hope it happens.
A. Even though I'm over Cherry, I'm officially jealous. Like..... super jealous. If I could get zinc Topre caps, I'd be happier than ****.
B. How much did that end up costing, after all is said and done?
MKC Aluminium case + shipping - $352
Ti space bar + shipping - $114
Zink keycaps + shipping - $173
HID liberation device + shipping $24
Universal TKL plate + shipping $35
Mimic cable + shipping - $49.12
2nd hand Filco + shipping - $90
total - $837.12
I still need clears and switch stickers.

Wallethack indeed.
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #55 on: Thu, 10 January 2013, 08:27:38 »
Well done! You just gave me an idea, an all black full metal keyboard would be cool.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #56 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 08:34:31 »
Perhaps you should add a gallery to this forum like on KBDmania so we could vote etc on gallerys..

this one would get a 10 score from me since this is one of my dreams..

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #57 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 08:40:48 »
Wow this is the sickest keyboard of the world, i want it!!!
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Re: Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #58 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 08:43:25 »
B. How much did that end up costing, after all is said and done?

MKC Aluminium case + shipping - $352
Ti space bar + shipping - $114
Zink keycaps + shipping - $173
HID liberation device + shipping $24
Universal TKL plate + shipping $35
Mimic cable + shipping - $49.12
2nd hand Filco + shipping - $90
total - $837.12
I still need clears and switch stickers.

Wallethack indeed.
I take it your girlfriend has no idea. :P considering she didn't like when you bought some boxes...an $850 keyboard must just be swell. :P

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 13:13:51 »
Holy effff... that is one pricey board.

But damn... worth it.

Please, if you can, post a clip of how it sounds to type on?

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 13:21:47 »
That looks amazing but dear god the price! One seriously awesome piece of hardware though so I bet it was worth it.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #61 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 15:03:30 »
Not cheap at all, but well worth it.  Looks amazing.  Have always thought about putting together a full metal keyboard.  I'd certainly have to hide that price tag from my girlfriend.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #62 on: Wed, 23 January 2013, 03:41:22 »
Makes a $300 Topre seem cheap by comparison ;)
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #63 on: Wed, 23 January 2013, 03:46:15 »
Makes a $300 Topre seem cheap by comparison ;)

even Korean custom boards look cheap!
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 23 January 2013, 15:11:17 »
Challenger has entered the ring!

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Full Metal Filco
« Reply #65 on: Wed, 23 January 2013, 15:19:30 »
The only thing you could upgrade is the alphas into scarface caps. That would be something.

How would the finish be on the caps if they were sandblasted?

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #66 on: Wed, 23 January 2013, 15:26:50 »
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 03:41:36 »
The culmination of 5 group buys.  (3 by feng - big thanks btw  :D and the custom plate which has not finished yet )  I would like to present you with the full metal filco:

Hey you should have gotten your plate by now, in the same package as the GH60 prototype PCB I sent you.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #68 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 03:59:59 »
Challenger has entered the ring!

http://www.mkcws.net/thread-16321-1-1.html

Not challenger, follower.

Would be a good fight. Although, i hear there is an underground metal keyboard club, but I'm not supposed to talk about it.....
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #69 on: Thu, 24 January 2013, 04:04:36 »
The Elric brothers would be proud.
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 19:40:43 »
Holy effff... that is one pricey board.

But damn... worth it.

Please, if you can, post a clip of how it sounds to type on?
I will get a vid with some good sound.  I'll borrow my buddy's Audio Technica for it.  And show off the cable from mistakemistake.

The culmination of 5 group buys.  (3 by feng - big thanks btw  :D and the custom plate which has not finished yet )  I would like to present you with the full metal filco:

Hey you should have gotten your plate by now, in the same package as the GH60 prototype PCB I sent you.
I have recieved it,  I have a lot on my plate (pun intended) right now.  I just turned 21 today, and I got a HHKB for my birthday.  I will source some Clears, and install the plate.  Standby for picks! :D

Thanks for all the comments guys,  A couple times during the group buys, I had second thoughts about spending this much on a keyboard, but I'm really glad it all came together this well.  A korean custom it is not, but it's still deinetly something to brag about.  After drooling over keyboards for a long time on this site, I'm proud to finaly have something of my own to show off.
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #71 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 20:22:38 »
Hey man happy Bday! The infamous 21...

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #72 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 20:50:19 »
I thought you were at least 23 at the meetup... x.x whoops.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #73 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:01:23 »
I thought you were at least 23 at the meetup... x.x whoops.
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #74 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:19:44 »
Nah, just how you conducted yourself. :)

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:21:54 »
Nah, just how you conducted yourself. :)

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #76 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:25:45 »
I called him more of an adult? :confused:

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #77 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:37:33 »
I called him more of an adult? :confused:

My bad, I read that wrong
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #78 on: Sat, 26 January 2013, 21:38:05 »
Heh. Kill Beast with FIRE! :P

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #79 on: Wed, 06 February 2013, 12:15:44 »
Picks of the new cable from Mimic!


And the plate, which I will install when I get some clears...  anybody selling?

daerid - I haven't forgotten about your request for an audio clip.  I'm just gathering the parts to make a high quality recording, so you get an actual sense for it, as opposed to a crappy recording.
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #80 on: Wed, 06 February 2013, 12:25:35 »
again, the coolest, best looking keyboard on this forum =)

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #81 on: Wed, 06 February 2013, 12:38:46 »
again, the coolest, best looking keyboard on this forum =)

This. It's PERFECT. It must be a joy to type on..
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #82 on: Wed, 06 February 2013, 14:37:01 »
All in silver! That looks sick! :)
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #83 on: Fri, 08 February 2013, 22:58:08 »
Epic

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #84 on: Sat, 09 February 2013, 15:43:14 »
Get get a mimic cable and ull top it off.
It's in the mail,  will post picks when it gets here.
That zinc color is a little to shiny. I do like that finish though, since it looks like satin. If only they made brushed aluminum keycaps to go with the case, or even a darker metal with a matte finish. Good god...
I agree, all the group buys happened at the same time.  There is rumors of feng doing Ti mods later this year,  I hope it happens.
A. Even though I'm over Cherry, I'm officially jealous. Like..... super jealous. If I could get zinc Topre caps, I'd be happier than ****.
B. How much did that end up costing, after all is said and done?
MKC Aluminium case + shipping - $352
Ti space bar + shipping - $114
Zink keycaps + shipping - $173
HID liberation device + shipping $24
Universal TKL plate + shipping $35
Mimic cable + shipping - $49.12
2nd hand Filco + shipping - $90
total - $837.12
I still need clears and switch stickers.

Wallethack indeed.


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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #85 on: Sun, 10 February 2013, 03:54:02 »
My custom TKL plate is the cheapest metal piece of your keyboard  :)

Just assemble it already. You can install clears and stickers later when you get them since the plate easily allows for modding switches. All that shine makes it awesome-sauce.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #86 on: Sun, 10 February 2013, 07:20:42 »
Damn, every time this thread is updated, I hope you've bought something new for this awesome board. :D
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #87 on: Mon, 11 February 2013, 16:51:19 »
All in silver! That looks sick! :)
The fact that you as the distributor think this is sick, is impressive :D
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #88 on: Wed, 13 February 2013, 03:19:37 »
Man that is one amazing keyboard. :)

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #89 on: Wed, 13 February 2013, 04:27:53 »
Hey OP, did you post these anywhere else?

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #90 on: Thu, 14 February 2013, 21:24:55 »
Hey OP, did you post these anywhere else?
I haven't,  why?
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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #91 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 18:19:23 »
This is the best keyboard I've seen yet. I hope to try doing something similar with a 60% board.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #92 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 18:21:40 »
I think, IIRC, that was Tipo33's next plan, as he currently is waiting on a GH60 prototype build etc. :)

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #93 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 19:07:36 »
Hey OP, did you post these anywhere else?
I haven't,  why?

Oh I just wanted to share this with others in Korean forums if it's okay.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #94 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 20:46:18 »
Hey OP, did you post these anywhere else?
I haven't,  why?

Oh I just wanted to share this with others in Korean forums if it's okay.
Perefcly fine, so long as you do not claim it is your own.

I did do something simmilar with a 60% board :D.  This was before the Filco case came in, I put the caps on my oneproduct poker:




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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #95 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 21:07:31 »
Oh yeah! I remember now! :D

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #96 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 21:20:23 »
The GH60 I'm making into a ISO 60%, because there really isn't one on the market, and I prefer ISO.
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Re: Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #97 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 21:21:53 »
The GH60 I'm making into a ISO 60%, because there really isn't one on the market, and I prefer ISO.
Bah, total brain farts tonight. I remember that also, now anyways...

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #98 on: Sat, 16 February 2013, 21:29:34 »
I'm so jealous of these.

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Re: Full Metal Filco
« Reply #99 on: Sat, 02 March 2013, 00:35:11 »
Sooooo nice
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