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Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 06:15:57 »
Late as per usual, here is the nomination thread for August's Keyboard of the Month competition!

Last month's winner was E3E's Alps NCR build.



This nomination cycle will last until the 9th of September to allow for two weeks of nominations. Happy hunting everyone!
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 06:20:55 »
Maybe a little late, but at least the thread is here.

Thank you for continuing with this :)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But thatís incorrect. Itís in HHKBís slogan, but when Americaís cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 06:39:59 »
did bee post anything worthy
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 08:55:50 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768




Just watch it, I found it impressive.

Also side note, not gonna self nominate because I still don't have my ****ing prototypes man **** sake
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 09:05:38 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768

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Just watch it, I found it impressive.

Also side note, not gonna self nominate because I still don't have my ****ing prototypes man **** sake

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 09:12:09 »
oh yeah I saw that crazy **** if that doesn't win I'm deleting my account
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 18:08:45 »
oh yeah I saw that crazy **** if that doesn't win I'm deleting my account

Quoting for historic importance.

But seriously, with the mouse sensor on the underneath as well? that is nuts.
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 26 August 2016, 18:16:09 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768

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Just watch it, I found it impressive.

Also side note, not gonna self nominate because I still don't have my ****ing prototypes man **** sake

oh yeah I saw that crazy **** if that doesn't win I'm deleting my account

I expect a follow up on this. Or not, since you will delete your account. hmmm.
oh yeah I saw that crazy **** if that doesn't win I'm deleting my account


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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 27 August 2016, 08:36:06 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768

+1 really liking the idea of controlling the mouse with both hands

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 27 August 2016, 10:41:33 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768

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Just watch it, I found it impressive.

Also side note, not gonna self nominate because I still don't have my ****ing prototypes man **** sake




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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #10 on: Sat, 27 August 2016, 11:09:18 »
There's no way a functional prototype held together with tape should win when a better looking and functioning v2 has already been confirmed - it's time will definitely come but not yet!
                               
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 29 August 2016, 15:18:35 »
If it was a functional prototype and he was able to actually demonstrate it, I'd feel better about voting for it.  But as it stands, a barely functional Razer with the WASD cluster irregularly worn and stained with Cheeto dust is more useful.  And that is saying something.
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 02:54:49 »
If it was a functional prototype and he was able to actually demonstrate it, I'd feel better about voting for it.  But as it stands, a barely functional Razer with the WASD cluster irregularly worn and stained with Cheeto dust is more useful.  And that is saying something.

Sure looks like it works, what makes you think it doesn't?  I'd take it over the Razer anyway, it looks better...

I came off a bit harsh - it's an amazing design and if the guy hadn't said he was making a v2 it would have my vote, just makes sense that the final version is the one that goes on record as KOTM :thumb:


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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 03:36:09 »
We need more nominations!

well okay

i didn't want to post this because my phone camera + office lighting produces some terrible photos, but if it's only up against one other board then perhaps it has a chance  :))

it looks pretty good irl, you'll just have to take my word for it

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 04:31:32 »
Whatever, due to lack of nominations I will throw my keyboard in the hat but I need to take a few more photos of it first.

All I did was paint the plate red and tuned the stabs (pad mod, lube + clipping)

It's the V60 Mini

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 05:40:31 »
We need more nominations!

well okay

i didn't want to post this because my phone camera + office lighting produces some terrible photos, but if it's only up against one other board then perhaps it has a chance  :))

it looks pretty good irl, you'll just have to take my word for it

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #16 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 05:43:20 »
here goes my RS68 with Gateron Clear switches, acrylic case, clear stabilizers, shaved white LEDs. Buildlog here

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 05:48:05 »
We need more nominations!

well okay

i didn't want to post this because my phone camera + office lighting produces some terrible photos, but if it's only up against one other board then perhaps it has a chance  :))

it looks pretty good irl, you'll just have to take my word for it

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 05:50:49 »
We need more nominations!

well okay

i didn't want to post this because my phone camera + office lighting produces some terrible photos, but if it's only up against one other board then perhaps it has a chance  :))

it looks pretty good irl, you'll just have to take my word for it

B L U E F O R C E

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 06:48:28 »
I nominate this keyboard that's held together by tape and glue by yesguchi. This **** blew me away, but -1 point for the vertical video.

https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=84148.msg2243768#msg2243768

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Just watch it, I found it impressive.

Also side note, not gonna self nominate because I still don't have my ****ing prototypes man **** sake

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #20 on: Tue, 30 August 2016, 08:53:37 »
We need more nominations!

well okay

i didn't want to post this because my phone camera + office lighting produces some terrible photos, but if it's only up against one other board then perhaps it has a chance  :))

it looks pretty good irl, you'll just have to take my word for it

B L U E F O R C E

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45g uniform, lubed, silenced, Pexon cable, blue RF keyset

A shame it's 45g, but anyway ...

+1

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i deliberately domeswapped from 55g to 45g because i like it more

:eek:

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 05 September 2016, 16:05:17 »
Can I nominate my own board?

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 04:03:28 »
Why not.
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« Reply #23 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 04:04:19 »
Why not.
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 05:37:16 »
135g


120g


150g

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Last day to get your +1s in people! We need that interest so I'm not deciding which boards I like the most :P
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 05:47:28 »
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It's the V60 Mini

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #26 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 05:56:22 »
Why not.
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That's painted? Where? On the case?
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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 05:58:29 »
Gonna do another photo shoot for this tomorrow :eek:

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 06:02:01 »
Gonna do another photo shoot for this tomorrow :eek:

PM me a photo if you want to use a different one  :thumb:
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Offline y11971alex

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #29 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 11:25:53 »
Why not.
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Refurbished IBM 3101 with a paintjob gone horribly wrong but nice feel.

That's painted? Where? On the case?
Yes.  Originally it was IBM-beige.
Keyboards owned: IBM Selectric | 3278 | 3101 | Model F XT | AT | 122 (6110344) | Model M 1390120 | 1390131 | 1391472 | 1392464 (DisplayWriter SSK) | 1395100 (SSK) | Honeywell RD IBM 09F4230 | Leading Edge DC-2014 (Blue Alps) | Chicony 5891 (Monterey Blue) | E&E-101 (KPT Blue) | BTC 5100 | 5100C | 5369

Keyboards wanted: IBM Model F 104 (Unsaver) | Model M 1391401

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 12:24:44 »
Why not.
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A jealous +1 to you, sir

Offline Moistgun

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 12:29:31 »
Want to just do a +1 for the vertical kb mouse combo  :cool: :cool: :cool:


Gonna nominate myself because this is the board i've wanted for over a year now, and I finally have it.
Silenced and lubed white hhkb with black caps and a green v2 and skull


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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 12:48:28 »


Throwing this into the mix. Blue-grey LightSaver V2. GMK Hyperfuse served on a bed of big logo vintage Cherry MX Blacks, lubed with GPL 103/203, black stickers, 62g gold springs, sip socketed. Lubed/clipped gold-plated stabs.

Offline E3E

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #33 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 15:28:32 »
Why not.
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Refurbished IBM 3101 with a paintjob gone horribly wrong but nice feel.

That's painted? Where? On the case?
Yes.  Originally it was IBM-beige.

Think I read about it on Deskthority. You plasti-dipped it, right? It came out nice. :)
       

Offline y11971alex

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 15:39:49 »
Why not.
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Refurbished IBM 3101 with a paintjob gone horribly wrong but nice feel.

That's painted? Where? On the case?
Yes.  Originally it was IBM-beige.

Think I read about it on Deskthority. You plasti-dipped it, right? It came out nice. :)
I actually had it powder coated, and I expressly told them that they shouldn't blast off the original coat until they matched the colour.  Evidently, they didn't heed my advice. 
Keyboards owned: IBM Selectric | 3278 | 3101 | Model F XT | AT | 122 (6110344) | Model M 1390120 | 1390131 | 1391472 | 1392464 (DisplayWriter SSK) | 1395100 (SSK) | Honeywell RD IBM 09F4230 | Leading Edge DC-2014 (Blue Alps) | Chicony 5891 (Monterey Blue) | E&E-101 (KPT Blue) | BTC 5100 | 5100C | 5369

Keyboards wanted: IBM Model F 104 (Unsaver) | Model M 1391401

Offline E3E

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 16:06:50 »
I actually had it powder coated, and I expressly told them that they shouldn't blast off the original coat until they matched the colour.  Evidently, they didn't heed my advice.

Ugh that is SO lame. I can imagine the carelessness there.
       

Offline y11971alex

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 06 September 2016, 16:24:06 »
I actually had it powder coated, and I expressly told them that they shouldn't blast off the original coat until they matched the colour.  Evidently, they didn't heed my advice.

Ugh that is SO lame. I can imagine the carelessness there.
Yes, it's what I get for choosing the cheapest supplier, I think.  It still cost me $130, though.
Keyboards owned: IBM Selectric | 3278 | 3101 | Model F XT | AT | 122 (6110344) | Model M 1390120 | 1390131 | 1391472 | 1392464 (DisplayWriter SSK) | 1395100 (SSK) | Honeywell RD IBM 09F4230 | Leading Edge DC-2014 (Blue Alps) | Chicony 5891 (Monterey Blue) | E&E-101 (KPT Blue) | BTC 5100 | 5100C | 5369

Keyboards wanted: IBM Model F 104 (Unsaver) | Model M 1391401

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Re: Keyboard of the Month - August - Nominations
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 09 September 2016, 02:59:41 »
R E D F O R C E !

Ready for blood!




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