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Poll Results: Which keyboard do think deserves Keyboard of the Month?

Poll expired: Jun 8, 2013  
  • 14% (7)
    Entry 1 (Orange - Yellow fade Quickfire)
  • 8% (4)
    Entry 2 (OCN Ducky w/ custom keycaps)
  • 6% (3)
    Entry 3 (Filco MJ2 w/ custom keycaps)
  • 36% (18)
    Entry 4 (Retro Model M, dyed keycaps, painted frame)
  • 34% (17)
    Entry 5 (KBC Poker with custom case, keycaps, poker plate and switches)
49 Total Votes  
post #21 of 44
Entry number 3 has my vote.
Looks cool!!
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post #22 of 44
I voted for Entry 5 (KBC Poker with custom case, keycaps, poker plate and switches)
I like simplistic, minimalistic , small look
I like quickfire rapid too

what is 62g korean spring?
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post #23 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by danielkim624 View Post

I voted for Entry 5 (KBC Poker with custom case, keycaps, poker plate and switches)
I like simplistic, minimalistic , small look
I like quickfire rapid too

what is 62g korean spring?

It's just springs that take 62g to fully compress. They are Korean, because that's where you get them from. You can get them here https://www.originativeco.com/62g-springs along with some other weighted ones.
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post #24 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by jokrik View Post

Entering this month with my custom model M
custom painted frame and dyed keycaps retro style smile.gif
already submitted the form Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Any tips on coloring Model Ms?
    
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post #25 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by Seredin View Post

Any tips on coloring Model Ms?
clean it well before dyeing, rub it with alcohol I even use denture cleaner and soak it multiple time with soap
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post #26 of 44
What do you recommend using as dye?
    
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post #27 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by Seredin View Post

What do you recommend using as dye?
I used rit dye for my model m, the one in the poll

recently ive dyed a model m 2 with dylon, it dyed pretty fast compare to rit
but I found some imperfection which I dont know why, some of the keycaps had blue ink mark while I dyed the caps green
might be something to do with the cleaning beforehand

I would recommend rit though for more even color, but it would take a while to let the caps suck the dye compare to using dylon
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post #28 of 44
Awesome. I'm very tempted (but scared to mess up my favorite keyboard). +REP
    
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post #29 of 44
dat poker is PIMP!
post #30 of 44
Ehm, when do we get results...?
We are now in June...

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