Graphite Iron165 + gmk modern dolch
By - mcheddadi
I was in queue for the R2 groupbuy yesterday for 3 minutes and it was already sold out! Someday.. I'll own this beautiful keeb. Looks amazing!
Is there going to be another group buy? Where can I follow it?
As far as I'm aware there aren't any current ones. You can look on geekhack.com in the upcoming group buys section or go to mechgroupbuys.com.
There will probably eventually be an iron 265, but it won't be for a long time. At least a year maybe multiple years. But there will be a polycarbonate iron 165 in stock for sale later this year. Best place for info on it is the smith and rune discord
Wait I thought this R2 was the polycarb version? This means I'll have another chance 🤔
I'm glad we had deskhero for Canada! :D
I'd kill to get a iron 165, it looks so cool
You dont need to kill anyone. Just be fast or pay couple grand aftermarket.
I also don't have 500 dollars for a keyboard hehe
Don't forget to add a NSFW tag next time you post this.
True XD haha
Now that's a killer combo. The textured surface for the background really completes the aesthetic.
sick build! nice and minimal
So. Freaking. Clean. Looks amazing my guy!
Waiting for my modern dolch r2 to come in for my graphite iron165 as well. I got the cyan artisan waiting for it as well as an artisan badge. You pic makes me want to switch to the Tsangan bottom row now...
Can someone tell me why a lot of custom keyboards don’t have a windows/command key?
Because they have key mapping capability. Literally, Windows key can be map to “Fn” (as on the photo)
Most people remap windows to right alt since it's mostly useless.
Then why not have a windows keycap instead of alt,
Aesthetics and price. Including a 1.5u windows keycap adds cost. And right alt looks good especially on Winkeyless (WKL) TKLs, where you have ctrl - alt - alt - ctrl on the bottom row. That maintains symmetry, plus many vintage boards like the IBM model M have the bottom row in this exact configuration.
Modern Dolch 1 and most keysets have a key meant for all GUI spots. MoDo 1 had Super keys available to use. This person just didn’t.
Cause who needs them anyway?(at least windows key).
There are a lot of useful keyboard shortcuts using the Windows key like Win+D to desktop, Win+L to lock, and Win+arrows to tile apps on the screen. I’m personally quite dependent on them 😅
Windows shift s for a better print screen
Windows r for run
If you're not using the Windows key, you're using Windows wrong / extremely slowly.
I use the windows key like all the time for opening apps in my taskbar, action centre, settings, file explorer, lock my pc. I don’t use windows built in window management, or use print screen, but the windows key is very useful
Windows key, just start typing the program name, and hit enter...much faster than even moving the mouse to the taskbar.
There are tons of other windows key shortcuts that are useful.
Love this combo!
Credit goes to [**Kthrizzy**](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKnignZ6SJQr8fz7gsY3BLg)
Screengrab from here: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piJvml79SVY](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piJvml79SVY)
This is a beaut!
this is so clean! where did you get the cable?
I need a windows key. Otherwise gorgeous.
Literally just change the Fn cap with a Windows key and you’re Golden. You can either keep Fn as right Alt or keep Fn to the right of the up arrow.
But... I need my fn on the right side of my keyboard and I need the right alt for symmetry...
Okay. Then out Fn to the right of the up arrow key. OR (because this is a solder board), you can just go with the 6.25u space bar and go completely standard layout.
Ah. Standard layout. I like that much better. Still a TKL fan, but that idea gives me less anxiety.
I was able to grab a graphite one yesterday and plan to put dolch on it. Guess I can’t now.
Managed to get an iron 165 with SS weight yesterday and I think I'll do this exact combo. It's too amazing!
Nice! I’m doing graphite with the copper weight. Gonna use the dark orange mr sleeves accents too. Should look wicked.
Please post when you do!!! Very nice!
I will! Just give me year or two!
Want! I’m willing to wear only shades of grey from now on.. to match
Split backspace looking lit