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Originally Posted by Simca View Post

Ducky YOTS gets you most of that at $200.

I kinda want a braided cable on my keyboard.
Isn't the bottom on that just plastic, I am not too familiar with it tbh

either way that still isn't in the same realm as a custom cnc case


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So, follow me here, if you were to buy a KMAC 2 from sherryton right now, it would cost 410 dollars, that is the PCB, mounting plate and case.

All you would need to buy is the switches and maybe a cable if you don't have one, lets say switches are 60, so that brings it to 470.



Lets say you wanted to undertake the mission of doing a similar keyboard quality and feature wise.

I will say you would want this

Filco Majestouch ~160
Good quality aluminum case ~200+ (the $150 vortex case isn't built well and isn't anodized well and WFD gave it a pretty unsatisfactory review imo as well as many others)
And if you wanted to do a switch swap to a more uncommon switch that you could just start out with on the KMAC like clears ~60

And for both don't take into account keycaps because you would probably not keep the filcos stock keycaps.
Edited by HPE1000 - 11/16/13 at 7:46pm
 
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Finally decided to make a GH account, I think I should avoid the GB's though so I don't end up poor and homeless. tongue.gif
dear lord... I can feel your wallet trembling thumb.gif
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I just need a decent 100$ backlit unit. I'm sick of this no led board.
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I just need a decent 100$ backlit unit. I'm sick of this no led board.
Keycool 87 II should fit your bill tongue.gif
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dear lord... I can feel your wallet trembling thumb.gif

Yeah, I don't have very good impulse control when I see something I like, especially keyboard related. tongue.gif
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Yeah, I don't have very good impulse control when I see something I like, especially keyboard related. tongue.gif
I have 7 keyboards all with custom keycaps
tell me about it haha
I did not regret it though, even a 2 years old keyboard still have a good price (custom one that is)
and dont even start on the clack madness, i'm not into clack but really into moose skull by Binge
but I won the raffle so might have a bit of a good investment down the year with a few clacks

whats your daily driver now para?
Edited by jokrik - 11/16/13 at 10:48pm
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better balance I think. checkered was just too busy.

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post #17538 of 36807
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I'm a bit of a mechanical keyboard headcase, started with my first mech, a CM Storm Trigger about a year back, I now have 19 keyboards......and I'm still not done yet. Here's a pic of my collection, I've since added a few more keyboards since taking this picture.....

I've since sold off one of my Trigger and the Armaggeddon MKA-3, and have gotten a DS3 YOTS, a second HHKB 2, a Topre Type Heaven, a Keycool 87 with white PBT key caps, a Ducky DK9008S, and a Leopold FC660M.

Classic case of not having a wife/gf.
post #17539 of 36807
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By the way, if anyone sees an Italian Red Filco, ASCII format, full 104NKR keyboard, let me know.

 

I do see one, with MX-Browns; sitting in the corner of my "office" collecting dust at the moment. 

 

You can't have it though; I paid way too much for it back in the day and I still love the stupid thing. I want to change it to MX-Clears like I did my Ducky. 

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Yes, I think that is an important thing to point out if the keyboard does not have a more standard bottom row.

I think that was a big reason I didn't get into mechanical keyboards while owning the razer blackwidow, I saw that it didn't have standard keys on WASD's website and so I gave up on customizing it for the most part.

Stop changing colours!!!

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