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« Reply #50 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 01:55:11 »
I was thinking maybe red and blue, like the ones from WASD keyboards.

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« Reply #51 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 01:56:22 »
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I was thinking maybe red and blue, like the ones from WASD keyboards.

So a Darker blue and a Burnt Orange?
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #52 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 07:23:09 »
Yeah that sounds good. I just want them to match the keysets that I ordered from WASD.

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« Reply #53 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 10:08:58 »
Would love a white and green matching those from wasdkeyboards.com.
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« Reply #54 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 10:13:17 »
I think he was looking at getting more generic ones that can be used with any set but if you do decide to get ones that match WASD I would contact him for the exact colors. If you need ones specifically matching WASD or another set http://tinyurl.com/3sknf8e

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« Reply #55 on: Wed, 19 October 2011, 21:47:30 »
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I think he was looking at getting more generic ones that can be used with any set but if you do decide to get ones that match WASD I would contact him for the exact colors. If you need ones specifically matching WASD or another set http://tinyurl.com/3sknf8e

I was actually gauging the interest for any colors; we have some time before the product will actually be ready for sale so the realistic way to fill time would be to test the waters and figure out ANY color options that might be worth including.
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« Reply #56 on: Fri, 21 October 2011, 09:37:41 »
I'd be down for some leopold spacebars. that the profosist doesn't have to do too much labor
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« Reply #57 on: Sat, 22 October 2011, 17:39:07 »
Pitty bump for the sake of receiving new eyes.
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« Reply #58 on: Sat, 22 October 2011, 18:15:46 »
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I'd be down for some leopold spacebars. that the profosist doesn't have to do too much labor
lol yea Im trying to staying away from making more than one jig if possible.

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« Reply #59 on: Mon, 24 October 2011, 17:46:47 »
Bump with a new question.
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« Reply #60 on: Mon, 24 October 2011, 17:58:36 »
Personally my goal is to have matches for Cherry doubleshot sets, i.e. black and off-white.  So I would vote for the "gray" we order to match a white/beige Cherry set as closely as possible.  The color from the moogle kits is a decent match, but is noticeably off.  Not sure if it can be improved upon given SP's color palette.

Do we even know which "white" we want yet?  I suppose it should match the new white Leos that have started shipping.  Reaper's review has some good pictures.

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« Reply #61 on: Mon, 24 October 2011, 18:04:33 »
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Personally my goal is to have matches for Cherry doubleshot sets, i.e. black and off-white.  So I would vote for the "gray" we order to match a white/beige Cherry set as closely as possible.  The color from the moogle kits is a decent match, but is noticeably off.  Not sure if it can be improved upon given SP's color palette.

Do we even know which "white" we want yet?  I suppose it should match the new white Leos that have started shipping.  Reaper's review has some good pictures.

Why would we buy a Spacebar, meant to help Leopolds have the joys of new caps, be the color that comes from leopold? I was planning on going with a PURE white.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #62 on: Mon, 24 October 2011, 18:11:46 »
To replace shiny ones, I thought.  But having a match for white PBT sets would be nice too.

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« Reply #63 on: Mon, 24 October 2011, 18:12:58 »
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To replace shiny ones, I thought.  But having a match for white PBT sets would be nice too.

Yea, the thing about pure white is there are a lot more sets available for purchase than off-white.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #64 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 14:24:03 »
Okay! The orders for these keys will be opened by Monday in conjunction with the Novelty key buy. The goal is to combine the two in the shipping process to avoid extra costs from everyone.
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« Reply #65 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 14:31:12 »
Sweet!  Do we have price and colors finalized?

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« Reply #66 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 14:32:45 »
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Sweet!  Do we have price and colors finalized?

Price quote was requested a few minutes ago and the colors will be Black and White; pure white for the sake of this buy to match most aftermarket white colors.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #67 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 15:03:40 »
Works for me.  Thanks for doing this!

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« Reply #68 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 15:06:15 »
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Works for me.  Thanks for doing this!

Haha don't thank me. I wanted this just as much as anybody. SP is doing all the real work; they managed to work with me on the designs and have it ready for the testing stage within a day.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #69 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 18:31:42 »
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Works for me.  Thanks for doing this!

Oh, and Hash, the prices will be $4.50 a piece MAX (the 25-count price). ~$1 reduction per 25c increase until 100.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #70 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 19:02:49 »
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Personally my goal is to have matches for Cherry doubleshot sets, i.e. black and off-white.  So I would vote for the "gray" we order to match a white/beige Cherry set as closely as possible.  The color from the moogle kits is a decent match, but is noticeably off.  Not sure if it can be improved upon given SP's color palette.

Do we even know which "white" we want yet?  I suppose it should match the new white Leos that have started shipping.  Reaper's review has some good pictures.

Wouldn't a beige/grey set have a beige space bar?

I'm half fast tempted to order one just so I don't have to mod yet another space bar... but I'm getting pretty good at it.  Just got my Leopold today and am already thinking about what keys I'm going to put on it...  probably old school Cherries I think.
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« Reply #71 on: Thu, 27 October 2011, 19:06:59 »
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Wouldn't a beige/grey set have a beige space bar?

I'm half fast tempted to order one just so I don't have to mod yet another space bar... but I'm getting pretty good at it.  Just got my Leopold today and am already thinking about what keys I'm going to put on it...  probably old school Cherries I think.

All of the older sets did not come with  a Leopold spacebar and some people had made mention that they wanted one to match their aftermarket sets. However, not enough interest was generated for me to even get color swabs and include them in the buy.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #72 on: Mon, 31 October 2011, 13:35:12 »
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All of the older sets did not come with  a Leopold spacebar and some people had made mention that they wanted one to match their aftermarket sets. However, not enough interest was generated for me to even get color swabs and include them in the buy.


If this comes true, then there will be a Leopold space bar available in Round 4 for all colors we had so far.
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« Reply #73 on: Mon, 31 October 2011, 14:16:31 »
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If this comes true, then there will be a Leopold space bar available in Round 4 for all colors we had so far.

Well as far as I know its already happened. I am set to order them in my next buy, I have the prices, and I have the colors picked out. I have to work tonight to create the order-thread but past that the designs were finished a month ago.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.

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« Reply #74 on: Tue, 08 November 2011, 17:09:11 »
An outside spark has brought this back to life and has made it possible to be able to produce the Black spacebar; White will be dropped from the buy because of a lack of interest however. It is unfortunate but at least we can have some replacements for those shiny Leopold spacebars.

Unfortuntely I messed up the excel sheet a few days ago and lost track of all of the spacebar orders so I have to go through the PM's again and find the orders. I will update the OP when I have everything sorted out.
I like my Browns more than my Blues.