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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #510 on: Tue, 26 March 2013, 11:03:41 »
Yea I know he's busy, but since the order is closed now, would be nice to have at least the full list of people who ordered it. I don't expect him to update the shipping info often, maybe not until all is shipped, but  to have the full list would be nice.

No worry still anyway  :cool:

 I imagine that the amount of work involved is HUGE
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #511 on: Wed, 27 March 2013, 20:01:45 »
Just got my WYSE set and they look awesome...will update with pictures later.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #512 on: Thu, 28 March 2013, 01:20:34 »
Oo I can't wait for mine! I think mine was shipped Monday so I should get it soon!!!!!
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #513 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 17:08:28 »
Feng, can you take 2 seconds to reply to a pm since is friday/weekend. Still waiting for you to reply back to me on the missing G key since tuesday in my WYSE set. Been waiting for my set since December for these PBT keycaps. I'm not even going to mention the \| legend key being wrongly labeled or the 2 keycaps (enter and right shift key). I just need a G key to complete the set. Thanks.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #514 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 17:17:37 »
Just got my WYSE set and they look awesome...will update with pictures later.
post the pics, make them nice ones lots of peeps are waiting on the WYSE set
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #515 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 17:29:17 »
Just got my WYSE set and they look awesome...will update with pictures later.
post the pics, make them nice ones lots of peeps are waiting on the WYSE set

I wonder if anyone got the all grey sets. Would love to see it bc I haven't gotten mine yet. Maybe I shouldn't cave into my temptations and just persevere to the end!
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #516 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 21:43:18 »
I'll have good pics up of my all gray set on a Ducky when my down-arrow key cap comes in the mail from feng. (he forgot it :P)

The set is gorgeous and feels amazing.

Highly recommended that you use the hot bowl of water trick, to straighten out the space bar. It was very frictiony when first installed due to the cherry stabilizers, so I straightened it out in a hot bowl of water (Ouch!!! I put up with the pain, to have a straight bar though  :rolleyes:) I'll show you when I get my down arrow  ;D

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I have a confession to make. I no longer hate cherry stabilizers. I thought it was all like that - naw, I just had a warped space bar which didn't cope well with the cherry stabs.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #517 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 21:56:14 »
I'll have good pics up of my all gray set on a Ducky when my down-arrow key cap comes in the mail from feng. (he forgot it :P)

The set is gorgeous and feels amazing.

Highly recommended that you use the hot bowl of water trick, to straighten out the space bar. It was very frictiony when first installed due to the cherry stabilizers, so I straightened it out in a hot bowl of water (Ouch!!! I put up with the pain, to have a straight bar though  :rolleyes:) I'll show you when I get my down arrow  ;D

Edit;
I have a confession to make. I no longer hate cherry stabilizers. I thought it was all like that - naw, I just had a warped space bar which didn't cope well with the cherry stabs.

Please do give tips on the hot bowl of water thing to straighten out the spacebar because my Grey set will also be going onto a Ducky with Cherry Stabilizers. I really do hope they come straight w/ no missing keys!!! I have said this before but I actually like Cherry stabilizers, maybe even prefer it :P
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #518 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:07:29 »
The way I did it actually was very rudimentary...boil some water, then poor it in a bowl, then wait until it's boarderline too hot for your hands to be in, then push the space bar down wards, turned upside down so that it straightens out. (for liability reasons I will say no higher than ~120F but I think mine was higher... my hands were a bright red when I was finished. They're fine now lol.)
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #519 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:09:50 »
The way I did it actually was very rudimentary...boil some water, then poor it in a bowl, then wait until it's boarderline too hot for your hands to be in, then push the space bar down wards, turned upside down so that it straightens out. (for liability reasons I will say no higher than ~120F but I think mine was higher... my hands were a bright red when I was finished. They're fine now lol.)

I see~ Did it fit perfectly afterwards? I'm scared it'll get mega warped and it'll perma-damage it :(
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #520 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:13:18 »
Why upside down? I'm only asking because it would seem more intuitive to push down on the top side, being that the bottom is flat and not rounded.

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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #521 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:15:44 »
Why upside down? I'm only asking because it would seem more intuitive to push down on the top side, being that the bottom is flat and not rounded.

I believe it's because the two ends of the spacebar end up coming up. Even if the top side is rounded, it's still straight. But I do see your point... I'm just scared that the keycap will expand because of the contortion and heat :(
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #522 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:25:38 »
The particular bowl I used was a concave, very rotund bowl.

My space bar happened to be bowed end-up... meaning it bent like a u shape kind of, either end of it sticking up.

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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #523 on: Fri, 29 March 2013, 22:49:19 »
The particular bowl I used was a concave, very rotund bowl.

My space bar happened to be bowed end-up... meaning it bent like a u shape kind of, either end of it sticking up.


Yeh, I got it; I was actually tempted to draw a diagram on Paint too! LOL!
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #524 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 11:55:19 »
I've been waiting 4 months now for my keycaps.  I was so into keycaps 4 months ago.  Some people even accused me of spaming so I can sell something on geekhack.  This is how much I was into keycaps.  I couldn't wait to experience my first PBT set.   I have no lost all interest in keycaps during this wait for my first set. 
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #525 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 12:56:08 »
I've been waiting 4 months now for my keycaps.  I was so into keycaps 4 months ago.  Some people even accused me of spaming so I can sell something on geekhack.  This is how much I was into keycaps.  I couldn't wait to experience my first PBT set.   I have no lost all interest in keycaps during this wait for my first set.

Then don't do group buys. The thing with group buys is you get cheaper prices, but you'll always have to deal with some kind of wait for the product to be manufactured, shipped to the GB organizer, sorted out, then shipped to the GB participants. 4 months isn't even that long compared to what I've seen some group buys take.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #526 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 13:09:33 »
Im fine with the wait.... I just wish we got more updates for this. :p
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #527 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 21:55:31 »
Any new updates?
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #528 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 21:59:50 »
idk guys this GB has been dragging..... some people receive the keys and others don't...
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #529 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 22:11:08 »
idk guys this GB has been dragging..... some people receive the keys and others don't...

Well most of the people who should have already received theirs, should be the people who ordered earlier on and got their sets when Feng had some sets on hand. Those of us who are still waiting should be people waiting on colored sets that Feng had to wait on to get shipped from China. He did say that he was going to ship them out the 18th though. I know he's been busy with school. Hopefully he'll give us a new update soon.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #530 on: Sat, 30 March 2013, 22:14:38 »
I understand that miss, but thing is people already received their WYSE sets, I though when you mail something in big numbers would be best to get everything together and mail them all in one shot
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #531 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 07:17:19 »
Thanks a ton Feng!
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #532 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 08:34:44 »
Thanks a ton Feng!
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looks awesome dude, if this is how the gray modifiers look, A+ from me
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #533 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 13:31:41 »
I just noticed that the \,| keycap is upside
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #534 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 13:56:18 »
I just noticed that the \,| keycap is upside
I think they said earlier that the \,| thing is due to the italic font. So the non-slanted bar appears slanted and vice versa.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #535 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 14:03:00 »
Thanks a ton Feng!
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Oh dayum! That is looking sharp! Makes me kind of regret not going with the WYSE :P Gives me an idea of what all Grey will look like though :) Thanks for the picture!

How are they feeling on the Greens? Big difference? I'm hoping they make a world difference...
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #536 on: Sun, 31 March 2013, 16:06:59 »
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They feel awesome! The space bar is a little warped but I'll be fixing that soon.

I thought the thicker keys would mask some of the clicky feel but they actually make them feel more crisp and solid.
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #537 on: Mon, 01 April 2013, 19:20:03 »
@vesperSAINT

They feel awesome! The space bar is a little warped but I'll be fixing that soon.

I thought the thicker keys would mask some of the clicky feel but they actually make them feel more crisp and solid.

oooooooo I'm soooo excited!!! Hopefully my keycaps will arrive soon :P Can't wait to throw them on dem Greens and experience this... This will make it harder for me to part with them, if I do decide to sell them. I'll be sure to test them on the Blues too. Thanks for the response!
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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #538 on: Tue, 02 April 2013, 15:37:43 »
Anyone selling an extra Vortex White Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset?

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Re: [GB] Vortex Thick PBT Dyesub 104-Keyset [Shipping Out]
« Reply #539 on: Tue, 02 April 2013, 23:02:40 »
Feng just curious when will you receive the next batch of keycaps? have they been shipped to you?
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