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Offline reaper

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« on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 10:31:12 »
Thank you iMav for this new sub-forum and to start off, please post any custom key caps that you have.  It doesn't necessary have to be from group buy rounds (but of course, they're certainly welcome).  You can post key caps you got from SP, awry's group buy or anywhere else.

It can also be for Topre, Cherry MX or ALPS switches. =)

Here are some of mine and I'll keep adding more later.


Various keycaps inside a plastic container from The Container Store:






Below are some of my favorites.  :)


Jack 'O Lantern from CC (on the Cheat with half plate/browns)




ClickClack's Mr. Friday & GH backspace




Ducky keychains from qtan:




Super Hero v1 prototype from boost:




CC's Candy Corn skull & WASD cluster on a titanium KMAC:




Shamrock keycap:




Original Cherry red Esc keycap:




Zerg metal keycap from feng:




Some of the GH keycaps from various group buys





Topre keychain


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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 17:18:56 »

A few from Geekhack Group Buy 3, made by Signature Plastics

Some random additional things sitting around:

5038-05040-15042-2
5043-35045-45047-55049-6
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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 17:39:13 »
I wanna get one of those red face keycap so bad, and troll face! haha I have to be in the next group buy.
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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 17:57:12 »
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A few from Geekhack Group Buy 3, made by Signature Plastics

Nice!  I still need one of those AWITHDOT ones. lol
 
Quote from: siouxscout;374864
I wanna get one of those red face keycap so bad, and troll face! haha I have to be in the next group buy.

You and me both!  Oh well, next round it is (2012!).



Now, c'mon people.  Don't be shy and post your key caps.  I know you guys have a bunch of those hard-to-find ones. =D

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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 18:02:46 »
4 Clears from SP and 1 Panic key:

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« Reply #5 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 18:39:52 »
:D
Thinking about getting random colored keys for the arrows. One purple, one yellow, one green, one blue. Good idea or no?
E - Where's that pic with all of SP's colors?

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« Reply #6 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 20:16:55 »
Heres mine.






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« Reply #7 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 20:50:21 »
Last photo is best photo.

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« Reply #8 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 21:09:16 »
lol it makes me hungry.

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« Reply #9 on: Wed, 06 July 2011, 21:47:23 »
the first pic made me drool and wanting group buy 4 already. seriously guys i think by the time group 4 comes around we are going to go crazy.

hopefully we have a lot of dedicated buyers!
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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 05:46:02 »
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A few from Geekhack Group Buy 3, made by Signature Plastics

Holy epicsauce.  I have GOT to find that "do not approve" face key (the red one that looks like angry eyes).  My friend and I use that all the time and I have a new Cherry G84-4700 macroboard to mount it to. Anybody have one they want to part with?

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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 12:30:06 »
where in the world can i purchase these.................

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« Reply #12 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 12:34:10 »
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where in the world can i purchase these.................

Group buy...  round 4...   2012...  =P

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« Reply #13 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 14:24:02 »
Seems so long away >:(

I gots ta have trollface!
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« Reply #14 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 23:08:34 »


got a couple clear (wasd/esc key) 2 double shot red esc keys with white lettering. blank/black lettering esc key bundle from ek and the lavender wasd set also from ek. but this is the only picture i have lol. now i can finally see when the esc is turned on
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« Reply #15 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 23:10:42 »
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Holy epicsauce.  I have GOT to find that "do not approve" face key (the red one that looks like angry eyes).  My friend and I use that all the time and I have a new Cherry G84-4700 macroboard to mount it to. Anybody have one they want to part with?

 Everything has a price. ;-)

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« Reply #16 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 23:18:44 »
that question is.. what's yours?
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« Reply #17 on: Thu, 07 July 2011, 23:24:46 »
Could there be a nice, clean wiki list of keycap sources for metal, click-clacks, etc.? For the Keycap subforum.

Or maybe just link and fill in the existing wiki, but it's pretty huge.
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« Reply #18 on: Fri, 08 July 2011, 00:01:11 »
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got a couple clear (wasd/esc key) 2 double shot red esc keys with white lettering. blank/black lettering esc key bundle from ek and the lavender wasd set also from ek. but this is the only picture i have lol. now i can finally see when the esc is turned on
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« Reply #19 on: Fri, 08 July 2011, 00:52:12 »
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that question is.. what's yours?

Haha, I honestly dont care much for that key. But the hassle of shipping it and such is worth more than it would be fair to charge. If you have something geeky/fun to trade though, that's fun.

UPDATE: Reaper has laid claim.  Sorry, gonna have to talk someone else into giving theirs up.
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« Reply #20 on: Sat, 09 July 2011, 00:46:00 »
Nvm.  All is good. =)   And no one else has key caps? lol
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« Reply #21 on: Sun, 10 July 2011, 10:33:54 »
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Nvm.  All is good. =)   And no one else has key caps? lol



I just got a board that had these on them.  Care to guess?

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That font is "AG Book BQ" in case anyone was wondering.  :)

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« Reply #22 on: Tue, 12 July 2011, 14:44:03 »
This PBT cap already posted by Reaper, but I stole it from him so I have no choice but to repost.  Macro this time.

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Am I correct in assuming that this is laser with off-white infill?  Or, engraving with infill?  Or some other process?

(Note that though the bottom of the white is shining so it looks beveled upward, it's actually just because the light was shining down from the top.  It's all inset.  More Than Meets the Eye™)
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« Reply #23 on: Tue, 12 July 2011, 23:55:31 »
reaper should sell me some of those decepticon and punisher skull caps :D
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« Reply #24 on: Wed, 13 July 2011, 00:13:51 »
^ I didn't sell it to aggiejy, we traded (although he threw in extra stuff for me =D ).  PM me if you, or anyone else, have any key cap that you'd like to trade.  I can't guarantee that I'll take the trade but we'll see. =)



And this is why we should have a "Let's trade some key caps" thread. lol
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« Reply #25 on: Wed, 13 July 2011, 00:27:26 »
oh i know lol i was just kidding
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« Reply #26 on: Thu, 14 July 2011, 14:36:27 »
I need myself a Tri-Shot Skull Keycap, but theyre always out of stock at EK. Would like 4 translucent "splat" keys for WASD(only saw some red and such, but translucent would be very cool on Razer BWU).

Looking at first pic again, I need Atomic, Autobot and Decepticon too.
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« Reply #27 on: Thu, 14 July 2011, 14:41:55 »

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« Reply #28 on: Thu, 14 July 2011, 14:42:41 »
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« Reply #29 on: Thu, 14 July 2011, 14:47:22 »
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hahaha - love the second pic!

That's how I've been feeling about geekhack lately.

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