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Offline ARSLOCK

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% O-Ring Gasket Mount - Made in USA
« Reply #50 on: Sun, 25 April 2021, 16:12:44 »

Typing test from Lightning!

Small update for this week - we are modifying our JST channel to make it bigger + more forgiving for assembling. Cut those into some prototypes, and dropped off a few to get re-cerakoted. Want to make sure the cerakote comes out just right and smooth internally and externally before we do it in the group buy. Thinking about doing maybe 3 cerakote colors + the black anodizing from CT Ano for color options.

Another prototype is on the way to Lulzthax, he should be building it in the next few weeks.

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% O-Ring Gasket Mount - Made in USA
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 25 April 2021, 17:50:26 »
Yup Iím in.


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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% O-Ring Gasket Mount - Made in USA
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 29 April 2021, 08:17:24 »
Lulzthax should be building the Palmetto early next week.

I'm going to finalize the GB details this weekend. I'll update here. We'll do the GB in May. Will be 75 units max for this first run.

I'm trying to decide how to do the sale - what do you guys think is the most fair for this? FCFS? Raffle? Hybrid FCFS/Raffle?

Please let me know your thoughts. Join the discord to keep up as well https://discord.gg/zzyj64g

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% O-Ring Gasket Mount - Made in USA
« Reply #53 on: Thu, 29 April 2021, 15:21:27 »
Maybe a raffle that's open for a limited amount of time? I always fail miserably at FCFS... although I've never won a raffle either so  :-\

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% O-Ring Gasket Mount - Made in USA
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 01 May 2021, 14:45:13 »
Pleased to announce the GB will begin on Saturday, 5/8/21 @ 11 AM EST!

Palmetto 60% Group Buy Info:
  • 75 Units
  • First Come, First Served
  • Sale starts at 11am EST on 5/8/21
Check your time zone here: https://everytimezone.com/s/5ca04d8e

Price is $475 + shipping. Shipping will be invoiced separately when the boards are complete.

Order will be through Shopify on: https://carolinamech.com/

Each kit includes 1 black anodized aluminum full plate, case, brass weight, hiney h60 solderable pcb, usb-c daughterboard, jst cable, bumpons, screws, allen wrenches

Fulfillment goal is Q4 2021

Cerakote Color Options:
In order to not overwhelm our cerakoter, we will only offer 3 choices and a limited number of cerakoted units this round:
  • 8 Sniper Grey
  • 8 Sky Blue
  • 8 White

Anodizing Options:
  • The rest of the units will be anodized black by CT Anodizing.

Black is really the only anodizing color for 6061 Aluminum that is guaranteed to look great, and that I feel confident running this round.

Pricing below on the add-ons.

Extra Plate Options:
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Full $35
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Half $35
  • Matte Black FR4 Full $21
  • Matte Black FR4 Half $21
  • Carbon Fiber Full $40
  • Carbon Fiber Half $40

Extra PCB etc:
  • Hiney H60 solderable $45
  • Hiney USB-C Daughterboard and JST cable $10
  • Extra O-ring $5

Thanks for all the support so far. Will lock this IC once the GB thread is posted.

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 01 May 2021, 15:17:44 »
Hell ya!!

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #56 on: Sat, 01 May 2021, 21:32:20 »
I love this board! It sounds amazing. Can't wait.
Love that its made in SC! <3
« Last Edit: Sat, 01 May 2021, 21:36:46 by fromscratchusa »

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #57 on: Sat, 01 May 2021, 23:22:50 »
hi Mr arslock it is treeleaf here to visit your Post and   I like the curves 
That's all I will say since I'm not sure what else to mention. The curve is very appealing and enticing to the treeleaf's mind.
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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #58 on: Sun, 02 May 2021, 01:30:23 »
Excited for this one, will be trying to go for it

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #59 on: Sun, 02 May 2021, 20:42:19 »
Will unfortunately be working so probably won't be able to grab one. Happy to see you finally bringing this to a gb though. looks great man.
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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 03 May 2021, 14:20:11 »
Lulzthax just let me know that he will be building a Palmetto prototype on 5/5/21 at 630 PST!

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 06 May 2021, 07:55:53 »
did you have a silver proto? i swear i saw one. but I think i'm in for a white.
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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 06 May 2021, 08:05:43 »
a little sad to see not silver options like you had in your proto, but I think i'm in for a white. any pics of white?

That silver was a powdercoat, and we just weren't happy yet with the local powdercoat options for this round.

The white we're gonna do is stormtrooper white. I don't have a proto in it yet. Here's a pic of the swatches for the blue, and white cera.



And here's the sniper grey proto


« Last Edit: Thu, 06 May 2021, 08:08:30 by ARSLOCK »

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 06 May 2021, 18:12:39 »
Can't wait for this one  :-*

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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #64 on: Fri, 07 May 2021, 10:32:47 »
Here's a link to Lulzthax's stream of the green palmetto the other night.

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1012677894?t=01h19m47s

typing test part

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1012677894?t=02h55m32s

I decided to offer a few slots of the green ano, just with the caveat that it might turn out with flaws because we're using 6061 aluminum.


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Re: [IC] Palmetto 60% - Group Buy Starts 5/8/21 @ 11am EST
« Reply #65 on: Sat, 08 May 2021, 12:01:57 »
Group buy is live! https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=112686.0

https://www.carolinamech.com

Thanks for the support everyone!