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Offline dvorcol

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #150 on: Tue, 14 September 2021, 17:14:01 »
r2 pls T_T

Kono is running a second GMK Firefly group buy September 16th to October 22, 2021.  Current estimate for production completion is Q4 2022.

https://kono.store/products/gmk-firefly

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #151 on: Wed, 15 September 2021, 04:43:33 »
will definitely get a set for the second run.

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #152 on: Wed, 15 September 2021, 05:51:52 »
r2 pls T_T

Kono is running a second GMK Firefly group buy September 16th to October 22, 2021.  Current estimate for production completion is Q4 2022.

https://kono.store/products/gmk-firefly

wtf did the whining actually worked!?

Kono is so based, tysm. Will be buying this on the first day. Thnx for informing kind sir.

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #153 on: Wed, 15 September 2021, 10:53:34 »
r2 pls T_T

Kono is running a second GMK Firefly group buy September 16th to October 22, 2021.  Current estimate for production completion is Q4 2022.

https://kono.store/products/gmk-firefly

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #154 on: Thu, 16 September 2021, 04:46:16 »
OMG! I just realized that r2 is currently open.

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #155 on: Thu, 16 September 2021, 12:24:08 »
Holy crap, nice!!! I was just looking for this on r/mm the other day. So glad I don't have to pay aftermarket price now

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #156 on: Thu, 16 September 2021, 15:00:49 »
I really love the scene renders done here.
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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #157 on: Fri, 17 September 2021, 07:29:17 »
What's with the minimal kitting? This set is such a missed opportunity.

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #158 on: Sun, 19 September 2021, 15:30:09 »
What's with the minimal kitting? This set is such a missed opportunity.
Yeah, I had the quickest transition from "shut up and take my money" to showing the bills back to my wallet, ever.

Offline djbakasan

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #159 on: Sun, 19 September 2021, 16:13:54 »
I mean, it's a second run.  Except for not having the Norde kit, this is all as it previously was in the original run best I can tell.  Can't help but wonder if the Norde set didn't sell well originally or perhaps simply didn't even hit MOQ.  Perhaps we have different expectations for additional runs of keycaps, but for me, I expect at most small tweaks to kits vs any meaningful overhaul to the kitting or design.  Changes to novelties or available artisans fall within that spectrum.  Wholesale changes to support new kits less so.

Curious what's giving you pause as it likely would have been originally an issue (unless of course it's the lack of Nordes)?

Offline bert039

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #160 on: Mon, 20 September 2021, 11:35:25 »
I didn't notice the Q4 '22 ETA for production. Shouldn't r2 be faster since color matching was already done in r1?

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #161 on: Mon, 20 September 2021, 16:41:25 »
I didn't notice the Q4 '22 ETA for production. Shouldn't r2 be faster since color matching was already done in r1?
GMK is swamped with orders, there are a couple dozen sets they need to finish before they can even think of starting to manufacture this, a handful of new GBs run every month, plus the pandemic didn't help either.

Also, I'm not sure if this has been resolved yet (or I might be misinformed), they had alot of employees that took paid leave for whatever reason.
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Offline djbakasan

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #162 on: Tue, 21 September 2021, 22:22:28 »
More or less a triple whammy:

- Huge backlog of sets ahead of it, dating back a year now.  Did a quick search and the sets that I have had pending the longest date back to almost 16 months ago, let alone all the sets that have gone through GB since then.
- Resin shortage, unsure if impacting just GMK or others to some degree as well.  Have noticed other manufacturers starting to have longish lead times as well-- not GMK long, but noticeable.
- General covid related logistics ****ery-- e.g. shortages of shipping containers, loading docks having minimal crew due to illness, etc.

Offline robsta

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #163 on: Fri, 24 September 2021, 15:19:10 »
Hello, why is in r2 the Nordeukit kit not available :( so sad

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #164 on: Sat, 25 September 2021, 15:16:19 »
Hello, why is in r2 the Nordeukit kit not available :( so sad
Came here to say this. Sad as well  :(

Offline Biotrin

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #165 on: Sat, 25 September 2021, 16:00:37 »
Hello, why is in r2 the Nordeukit kit not available :( so sad
Came here to say this. Sad as well  :(

Nordeuk/International kit is not the only kit missing, this run is just sad and won't arrive until 2023 anyways. Wasted.

Offline robsta

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #166 on: Mon, 27 September 2021, 07:32:34 »
... holy smokes - what did they do? They should just add up the missing sets, dont see the problem in it

otherwise i tried to get nordeu from r1 on mechmarket, but no response - wasting my young age with searchin for the set now xD

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #167 on: Sat, 09 October 2021, 20:56:39 »
As a sad lurker and window shopper, I’m so happy to see that this made a return and am proud to say that this will be my first gmk set. Can’t wait to forget that I spent so much money on this and painfully reminded that I spent it next fall

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #168 on: Sun, 10 October 2021, 09:50:38 »
Hey all! Happy to see many of you are excited for this.

However, note that I have nothing to do with this R2 and I wasn't even aware until someone posted about it.
Kono is running this and all questions about kitting and other decisions should be directed towards them.

I have asked them to create a GB thread for firefly on GH, let's hope they do that! :)

Offline jabe8i

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #169 on: Fri, 15 October 2021, 04:04:06 »
Hey all! Happy to see many of you are excited for this.

However, note that I have nothing to do with this R2 and I wasn't even aware until someone posted about it.
Kono is running this and all questions about kitting and other decisions should be directed towards them.

I have asked them to create a GB thread for firefly on GH, let's hope they do that! :)

Damn they didn't even ask you? Are you cool with that?

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #170 on: Fri, 15 October 2021, 04:05:37 »
Hey all! Happy to see many of you are excited for this.

However, note that I have nothing to do with this R2 and I wasn't even aware until someone posted about it.
Kono is running this and all questions about kitting and other decisions should be directed towards them.

I have asked them to create a GB thread for firefly on GH, let's hope they do that! :)

Damn they didn't even ask you? Are you cool with that?

Yeah they bought firefly from me and are free to do as they please with it :)

Offline jabe8i

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Re: [IC] GMK Firefly - GB THREAD LIVE
« Reply #171 on: Fri, 15 October 2021, 05:54:10 »
Yeah they bought firefly from me and are free to do as they please with it :)

Oh thats cool. nvm then