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Keyboard of the Month: August '13

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

Poll expired: Sep 8, 2013  
  • 27% (8)
    Entry 1 - QFR w/ Ergo Clears and DSA Retro keycaps and more
  • 6% (2)
    Entry 2 - Carbon fibre wrap BlackWidow Ultimate
  • 65% (19)
    Entry 3 - KBT Pure in a custom wood case and more.
29 Total Votes  
post #1 of 31
Thread Starter 
Entry 1

CM QFR with Custom Ergo Clear, MX Grey space bar, 62g spring lubed, LED cut out on custom plate, painted white frame with DSA Retro set




Entry 2

Carbon Fibre Blackwidow Ultimate




Entry 3

KBT Pure with custom handmade poplar and redheart case lined with black sued, white and pink 2x3x4mm water clear LEDs, lubed mx blacks/reds with clear springs, custom sleeved USB cable, cherry white on black doubleshots, GMK CMYK modifiers, and Bunnycap




Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Some awesome boards were entered for the July competition, let's see what you all have for this month.

A reminder of the rules for submitting entries and info about the competition in general:
  • Submit an entry for your customised mechanical keyboard via the form below.
  • At the end of the month I will put up a poll of the submitted boards.
  • The poll then stays open for 7 days so let people vote for which board they think is the coolest.
  • When the poll closes I'll announce the winner in the thread
  • The winner gets their name immortalised in the OP and gets their board pictured in the OP for that month, I'm also working with some of the staff to try and get some kind of physical prize sorted.


The form to submit your entries:



So all those who want a chance to win, post pics of your modded mech board and let's get some competition going. thumb.gif

Edited by Paradigm84 - 9/1/13 at 5:09am
post #2 of 31
Did you receive my keyboard submission?
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post #3 of 31
Thread Starter 
Yes, it's in the list. smile.gif
post #4 of 31



My carbon fiber blackwidow with matching deathadder. I literally set one of the key switches on fire doing this. Thankfully, this setback was recoverable and the affected switch still operates flawlessly.
Edited by hurleyef - 8/8/13 at 10:19pm
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post #5 of 31
Thread Starter 
Here's the final version of the KOTM keycap you could win from the competition. thumb.gif

post #6 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paradigm84 View Post

Here's the final version of the KOTM keycap you could win from the competition. thumb.gif

Oh My God!
thats a beauty!
does winning in the past count?tongue.gif
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post #7 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by jokrik View Post

Oh My God!
thats a beauty!
does winning in the past count?tongue.gif

Yep, all past winners of the KOTM will get theirs as soon as the keys are ready to ship. thumb.gif
post #8 of 31
Wow, I think I'm going to clean up my keyboard and give this a shot... I really like that keycap biggrin.gif

EDIT: Just a little confused... does the owner of the board get the prize or does the person who submitted it get the prize?
Edited by AznRage - 8/11/13 at 12:44pm
post #9 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by AznRage View Post

Wow, I think I'm going to clean up my keyboard and give this a shot... I really like that keycap biggrin.gif

EDIT: Just a little confused... does the owner of the board get the prize or does the person who submitted it get the prize?

It'll be the person who owns it sadly, it wouldn't be fair to submit someone else's board and get something for it, I should fix that as it's not really applicable now we have a prize on offer.
post #10 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paradigm84 View Post

Yep, all past winners of the KOTM will get theirs as soon as the keys are ready to ship. thumb.gif
You made my day!
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