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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #100 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 01:47:22 »
Another update, "bad news"

So GMK now came back to me, 2-3 render cycles in and over a year after I provided a vector for the novelty 2 <3, and they told me they don't have the mold and to provide a vector (which I of course know since before GB and that's why we sent the vector which they already used for 2 renders to me...)

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All we can do is laugh, but we took the opportunity to update the vector traced from the actual 2 <3 key (macsurfy freehanded the render one), so something positive came out from this at least. At the time, I didn't own the actual <3 2 key but have since then bought the g80-1800 board that features it (to my knowledge, 1 of 4 in circulation):


Will let you know as soon as I know more as always.

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #101 on: Wed, 09 June 2021, 02:00:42 »
Thank you Emir.

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #102 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 04:06:16 »
Just received updated render and novelty now looks good.

Finally, we can move into production! :D

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #103 on: Mon, 14 June 2021, 15:58:40 »
Thanks for not shortcutting and for keeping us posted!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #104 on: Wed, 30 June 2021, 12:55:21 »
Update:
GMK are having issues sourcing plastic for one specific color; the background to my understanding (they just said blue).
Their supplier has no ETA so they decided to find a secondary supplier which in turn means another resampling for this.

The good news, they've already made a new sample and have sent it to me. I hope it is alright and doesn't need another resample.

When color is confirmed, they'll let me know of a production ETA (I hope). This sucks but it is what it is...

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #105 on: Fri, 09 July 2021, 03:58:46 »
Update:
New sample was received this monday but there was a 'problem' that I had to investigate before posting here (was updating discord realtime).
The color itself is approved, but I noticed that the sides were textured just like the top surface is; usually the sides are blank and have a smooth texture instead of the grainy top surface. This was now on the sides too.

Here's an image:

Nevermind the color itself, this is just to highlight the textured sides compared to r1 sample.

I have owned more than 30 GMK/Cherry sets and I have never once noticed this before, so I sent the question back to GMK and asked what this is about. To my understanding, this is due to molds aging and there have already been several sets shipped like this recently. I.e, nothing can be done about this currently from my end (I tried).

Next question was: Ok, will this be consistent across all caps, all sizes? If it's there then at the very least it's important not to have some with blank surfaces and some grainy, and I was informed it is consistent across all caps.
I imagine some will like this while some won't, some will be indifferent about it. But I just wanted to highlight this so you know what to expect from sets being produced now and onwards until GMK decide to retool(?).

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #106 on: Tue, 27 July 2021, 08:39:23 »
after 1 year 8month(ish), came finally!


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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #107 on: Tue, 24 August 2021, 14:05:39 »
after 1 year 8month(ish), came finally!

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Came here to check if Rouge is shipping yet, found this. I believe you posted in the wrong thread — the Imgur gallery you linked (but which failed to embed) has a photo of GMK Yugo in it, not GMK Rouge :P

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **Production**
« Reply #108 on: Tue, 05 October 2021, 16:16:49 »
In 44 minutes it officially marks a year from the date I approved the color samples (usually that means 1-2 months to delivery, or well, used to)

time flies when you're having fun  :cool:

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #109 on: Fri, 15 October 2021, 10:35:37 »


The day is here! Wow. Patiently awaiting someone who knows how to photograph to get their hands on Rouge, I suck!

Am I happy?
First impression is yes, especially the accents don't stand out too much which was my main concern.
Today was a very gray and rainy day in Linköping Sweden so I couldn't view it in natural lighting.

It's not perfect as of right now but I am not dissatisfied. I will report back after I give it some more thoughts.
In the meantime, I hope everyone receives theirs soon and will post their own feedback and photos!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #110 on: Sat, 16 October 2021, 06:16:58 »
Can’t wait - thanks for updating Emir

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #111 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 07:13:56 »


Received my set today. Absolut beaut!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #112 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 07:16:26 »
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The day is here! Wow. Patiently awaiting someone who knows how to photograph to get their hands on Rouge, I suck!

Am I happy?
First impression is yes, especially the accents don't stand out too much which was my main concern.
Today was a very gray and rainy day in Linköping Sweden so I couldn't view it in natural lighting.

It's not perfect as of right now but I am not dissatisfied. I will report back after I give it some more thoughts.
In the meantime, I hope everyone receives theirs soon and will post their own feedback and photos!
Looks great, def would have joined if I still had MX boards!
Very busy with studies atm.

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #113 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 07:18:03 »
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Received my set today. Absolut beaut!

Best firefly shot I've seen and will probably be best Rouge shot I've seen 😍

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #114 on: Wed, 20 October 2021, 11:57:16 »
This set looks really nice, hope I can grab an extra.

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #115 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 12:03:38 »




It’s here, and it’s great! Really pleased with how this set came out. Much like Firefly, Rouge is hard to properly capture on photos and it’s appearance seems to change depending on the lighting, angle and what have you. Of course it doesn’t exactly help that I have no camera skills whatsoever, but I tried!

Great job, Emir!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #116 on: Thu, 21 October 2021, 17:58:21 »
Just got my shipping notification!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #117 on: Sun, 24 October 2021, 13:11:15 »
I'm defilement bummed I missed this one! Really cool! That small, 4-key, gradient is classy as duck.

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #118 on: Mon, 25 October 2021, 14:53:47 »
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Set just came in today. Really happy with how it looks! Thanks Emir!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #119 on: Wed, 27 October 2021, 10:45:17 »
When will the extras sales be? Looking for a numberpad. Great job on this GB!

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #120 on: Sat, 30 October 2021, 22:38:39 »
When will the extras sales be? Looking for a numberpad. Great job on this GB!
Mekibo has extra on numpad at the moment, go and get it now!!!!!!
The extra was live 8 hours ago and this is the only kit left now

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Re: [GB] GMK Rouge ♥2 - **SHIPPING OUT**
« Reply #121 on: Mon, 01 November 2021, 20:56:16 »
100% GB shipped. 100% extras shipped (some numpads left). Thanks to Emir and all participants for the great GB!
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