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How often does MechanicalKeyboards get their inventory updated with KBT stuff? I'm interested in KBT Pures with orange LEDs, but they've been OOS. All the MX Browns are also out.
   
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Keyboard of the month needs moar votes!

Indeed! Also progress is being made on the custom keycap for the winners. biggrin.gif
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Wow, I'm surprised #1 is winning... It's a Black widow frown.gif No offense to BW owners, but its a horrible board. KMAC mini is such a better board.
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Wow, I'm surprised #1 is winning... It's a Black widow frown.gif No offense to BW owners, but its a horrible board. KMAC mini is such a better board.

Some people vote for the level of modding, others for the aesthetics, which board it was originally shouldn't really factor in.
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Wow, I'm surprised #1 is winning... It's a Black widow frown.gif No offense to BW owners, but its a horrible board. KMAC mini is such a better board.

Agreed and I just voted tongue.gif

PS - I lubed my Poker's ergo clears two nights ago (Victorinox oil for springs & Krytox 103/205 for stems/sliders) and they feel and sound SO wonderfully amazing! I was definitely expecting a change in feel, but I had no idea how much they'd quiet down from being lubed. The only thing left for me to try is to buy a Leopold FC660C and see I fall in love with the rubber cup lol
     
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Originally Posted by Paradigm84 View Post

Some people vote for the level of modding, others for the aesthetics, which board it was originally shouldn't really factor in.

In which case, the KMAC Mini wins all round. It IS a custom board (Korean custom in fact) with modded switches, It looks better, and finally, its just a better quality board.
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Agreed and I just voted tongue.gif

PS - I lubed my Poker's ergo clears two nights ago (Victorinox oil for springs & Krytox 103/205 for stems/sliders) and they feel and sound SO wonderfully amazing! I was definitely expecting a change in feel, but I had no idea how much they'd quiet down from being lubed. The only thing left for me to try is to buy a Leopold FC660C and see I fall in love with the rubber cup lol
I liked the ergo clears for a little, but think browns and reds are better for me.

Also, I'm tempted to sell my Filco and HHKB and get a FC660.
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Also, I'm tempted to sell my Filco and HHKB and get a FC660.

lol, I have a feeling I'm going to sell everything after I pick one up, so I'm trying to put it off for a little biggrin.gif
     
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lol, I have a feeling I'm going to sell everything after I pick one up, so I'm trying to put it off for a little biggrin.gif

I could never sell everything tongue.gif
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Some people vote for the level of modding, others for the aesthetics, which board it was originally shouldn't really factor in.

In which case, the KMAC Mini wins all round. It IS a custom board (Korean custom in fact) with modded switches, It looks better, and finally, its just a better quality board.

It's a modding competition, not a "which is the best keyboard" competition, not everyone wants to vote on just the extent of the mods and which board is the best quality, and trying to change the rules to make it so you can only vote on the modding would A) Reduce the competition to less than 5 people in all likelihood and B) Not work because the aesthetics of the board will always place a part, whether you mean it to or not when pictures are included.

Also whether or not the board "looks better" is entirely subjective.
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It's a modding competition, not a "which is the best keyboard" competition, not everyone wants to vote on just the extent of the mods and which board is the best quality, and trying to change the rules to make it so you can only vote on the modding would A) Reduce the competition to less than 5 people in all likelihood and B) Not work because the aesthetics of the board will always place a part, whether you mean it to or not when pictures are included.

Also whether or not the board "looks better" is entirely subjective.
I realise looks is very much subjective. However, Is it a modding competition? As far as I knew it was a Keyboard of the month. Not Keyboard mod of the month. Anyway, even if it is a modding competition I would say a custom keyboard with mods is a much better accomplishment than an out of the box keyboard with some vinyl sticker on it.
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