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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #450 on: Fri, 29 January 2021, 23:41:00 »
holding my breath!
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #451 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 00:35:47 »
Man, those new pictures make the board look even more gorgeous, you really killed it with this one.
Looking forward to possibly getting my hands on one of those beauties in the future!
The main post has been updated with new photos.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #452 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 08:30:21 »
So... since you're getting this 2nd prototype in hand now, I'm assuming you haven't ordered the production run yet. PLEASE just GB this thing. <3

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #453 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 12:41:08 »
this board looks so good!   gotta grab one, will look so good next to 7v

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #454 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 14:35:53 »
hmm... so the 12 degree alice actually hurts my wrists from the bend (I know, weird, right?).  However, the 8 degree Meridian feels very comfortable.  Do I gamble on 10 degrees of type K knowing it might cause wrist pain?  Will tenting have an effect on the bend?  questions questions.  Guess I could just try to get a spot and find out.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #455 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 15:11:25 »
So... since you're getting this 2nd prototype in hand now, I'm assuming you haven't ordered the production run yet. PLEASE just GB this thing. <3

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #456 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 15:24:15 »
that proto was so lit.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #457 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 15:28:56 »
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #458 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 16:04:07 »
this is art. hope I can afford one, nice work

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #459 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 20:30:16 »
The new prototype is absolutely stunning! Want very much!

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #460 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 21:01:07 »
Can't wait :o

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #461 on: Sat, 30 January 2021, 22:32:40 »
That wrist rest is incredible. 1000/10

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #462 on: Sun, 31 January 2021, 01:30:47 »
Please make this an unlimited group buy <33333 :-*

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #463 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 08:16:27 »
Please make it a GB! Cannot take the risk of being unable to own one...
I know technically aftermarket is a solution, but rather giving the money to the author...

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #464 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 09:02:21 »
+1 For Unlimited GB.  Happy to wait for as long as it would take if you went Unlimited.
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #465 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 10:17:40 »
genuinely amazing, I really hope I can purchase one :)

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #466 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 12:23:43 »
Wew that second proto is incredible. I love everything about this board.
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #467 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 14:35:05 »
I'd be willing to wait 3 years for QC to finish.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #468 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 19:46:16 »
Gorgeous design, I cannot wait for GB to happen soon.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #469 on: Mon, 01 February 2021, 23:13:06 »
Gorgeous design, I cannot wait for GB to happen soon.
GB isn’t planned, Gok plans to sell in-stock. Unless he changed the OP since I last read it. So it will be a while yet.

People have asked for GB, I haven’t seen Gok respond to that.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #470 on: Thu, 04 February 2021, 16:44:10 »
Any estimated quarter/year that the in stock items will be out?

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #471 on: Fri, 05 February 2021, 09:41:28 »
Still thinking about this board. Insanely gorgeous concept.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #472 on: Sat, 06 February 2021, 16:16:50 »
yummy im drooling

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard
« Reply #473 on: Sun, 07 February 2021, 13:20:20 »
+1 to wishing there were an unlimited group buy asap

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #474 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 01:03:44 »
The status has been updated in the main post. There is a link to a survey about whether you want it to be run as a GB or in-stock.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #475 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 09:25:32 »
The status has been updated in the main post. There is a link to a survey about whether you want it to be run as a GB or in-stock.
Sick, voted limited in-stock, but will be fine with either  :thumb: :thumb: Thanks for taking your time with this IC and making sure all the t's are crossed and i's are dotted

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #476 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 09:31:51 »
Hoping for a GB as I have had pretty much no luck with limited in stock keyboard related items lately :thumb:
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #477 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 09:50:18 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #478 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 09:56:44 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #479 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 10:22:38 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #480 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 10:36:48 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #481 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 11:06:30 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

This. What people don't get is that the GB model is specially bad for the vendor/runner because the risks of production and logistics are concentrated on him. Myself I prefer GB because this board deserves to be appreciated by as many people as possible, but we have to admit that in stock is simpler for everyone
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #482 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 11:10:29 »
After the long IC and ancitipation like everyone here, I'd like a good solid chance at getting this.  ;D

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #483 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 11:36:25 »
I missed the "unlimited pre-order" option!   ;D

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #484 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 11:36:59 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

This. What people don't get is that the GB model is specially bad for the vendor/runner because the risks of production and logistics are concentrated on him. Myself I prefer GB because this board deserves to be appreciated by as many people as possible, but we have to admit that in stock is simpler for everyone

What do you mean that the risk of the GB is on the vendor/runner? The money is fronted by the consumer. If something goes wrong, it's ultimately the consumer that loses the most.

The vendor/designer loses time, but the capital is funded by the consumer.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #485 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 12:56:48 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

This. What people don't get is that the GB model is specially bad for the vendor/runner because the risks of production and logistics are concentrated on him. Myself I prefer GB because this board deserves to be appreciated by as many people as possible, but we have to admit that in stock is simpler for everyone

What do you mean that the risk of the GB is on the vendor/runner? The money is fronted by the consumer. If something goes wrong, it's ultimately the consumer that loses the most.

The vendor/designer loses time, but the capital is funded by the consumer.
Yeah. If anything it's just a risk to reputation. Long GB delays, QC issues, and if you want to save face, refunds or replacements. All of which can happen. For a designer that wants to do future runs, or for a vendor that wants to survive, making things right is important. There may no initial financial risk directly, but if they want to continue in the community there kind of is. The larger quantity of a GB only increases the risk of having to fix things.

With in stock you've already seen the boards, and know they exist and their quality, before you take other people's money. Its the far less stressful method, just usually limited by the initial investment.
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #486 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 13:00:49 »
I want so bad

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #487 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 13:32:05 »
Please everyone vote for GB.  I need this board in my life, and so does everyone else.  I don't want to get screwed out of another limited in stock buy, I will lose it if I lose out on this board. Please GB, please GB, please!!!!!

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #488 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 13:33:01 »
Voted for GB :thumb:, thanks for even considering this!
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« Reply #489 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 14:00:08 »
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #490 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 16:03:50 »
GB is the way to go. Interest seems high and in stock means $2k+ (at least) on r/mm...

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #491 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 17:07:01 »
Any possibility on a sound test? Been following this board for so long. Apologies if there is a sound test somewhere buried in the comments.

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« Reply #492 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 17:54:50 »
Love the styling of this keyboard and finally joined geekhack just so I can improve my chances of keeping up to date and getting one. Can't stand the thought of missing out so I voted for GB under the assumption that this is the more accessible option.

As a child of the 80, seeing this keyboard rekindled my lifelong dream of owning a Knight Industries Two Thousand. Just needs a "turbo boost" artisan  :D


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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #493 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 19:28:47 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

This. What people don't get is that the GB model is specially bad for the vendor/runner because the risks of production and logistics are concentrated on him. Myself I prefer GB because this board deserves to be appreciated by as many people as possible, but we have to admit that in stock is simpler for everyone

What do you mean that the risk of the GB is on the vendor/runner? The money is fronted by the consumer. If something goes wrong, it's ultimately the consumer that loses the most.

The vendor/designer loses time, but the capital is funded by the consumer.

I think it's fair to say that both the vendor/designer and the consumer have an insane amount of risk. We've seen some GB runners go into debt because they couldn't deliver a GB properly.

For me, I'm voting for a GB run over in-stock run, but honestly I'm fine with either.
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #494 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 19:48:20 »
Can someone explain the pros and cons of both GB and in stock. I would pick GB so that it is more available and cheaper. But if it’s a limited raffle or fcfs GB I guess it wouldn’t make much difference other than preventing bots.
In stock is nice because the process from order -> having the keyboard in hand is quicker. QC can also be better with less boards. Overall, in-stock is just a far simpler process for runner, manufacturer, and buyer. The con of this is that not everyone gets the keyboard. I respect that to be a con for sure, I just personally don't think it trumps the pros of fcfs in-stock.

I agree with all of your points about In-stock being better, but I voted for GB in the poll because my priority is being able to get one of these boards.  If there's an accurate way to gauge supply + demand and provide enough boards for an in-stock buy then that'd be great but with the speed some recent FCFS buys have sold out I'd prefer not to be frustrated with this one..

the biggest disadvantage of the in-stock option is that the capital costs are carried by the vendor/gok, and they won't make those back until a certain number of boards have sold. in-stock supply will be limited to how many boards they can purchase outright. however, once that number is established, managing the risk is much more straight forward than a group buy. I could see how this approach would be preferable to gok/vendor.

This. What people don't get is that the GB model is specially bad for the vendor/runner because the risks of production and logistics are concentrated on him. Myself I prefer GB because this board deserves to be appreciated by as many people as possible, but we have to admit that in stock is simpler for everyone

What do you mean that the risk of the GB is on the vendor/runner? The money is fronted by the consumer. If something goes wrong, it's ultimately the consumer that loses the most.

The vendor/designer loses time, but the capital is funded by the consumer.

We have a premise here, that gok is a serious designer and Deskeys serious runners. This is not always true and due to the nature of group buys an ill-intended person can (theoretically) run away with everyone's money with little to no consequences. That being known, a serious runner will do what it takes to deliver a good product, and it is very hard to do when you are dealing with other people's money.

Take for example me. I have ran a GB of my Lasgweloth PCB, 30 people fronted 35 USD each and when I got to manufacturing, the price of the MCU rose threefold and availability got ridiculously limited. I had to pay 350USD from my pocket and delay the GB for more than a year (it's still not delivered). I will more than likely have to also pay more 100USD in shipping fees. That alone made me realize I'm not running GBs myself.

A keyboard is a much, much more sophisticated product financially, logistically and manufacture wise. Not only the sums involved are huge, quality control is very strict and subjective and logistics suck because it's heavy. Manufacture wise, aluminum machining is terribly hard to control and QC.

So yes, a GB is also very dangerous to the runner, given we are talking about a serious person. I suggest you take a look into the Xeno drama which nearly drove Wilba and Pwner out of the hobby due to the stress. That drama also stained ZealPC's reputation pretty badly.
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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #495 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 20:26:44 »
I think it's safe to say this board has more than enough demand to justify a GB despite the risks people are talking about

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #496 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 21:46:59 »
I think it's safe to say this board has more than enough demand to justify a GB despite the risks people are talking about
How much demand a board has is pretty independent of the risks of GB vs in-stock. It's not like being more in demand makes them any easier. Demand is so high right now that you could "justify" a GB for anything. Gok can by all means take feedback, but in the end should run it however he seems most comfortable.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #497 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 22:45:11 »
Maybe if you were still feeling in stock, could you potentially put up a groupbuy like vega after in-stock?

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #498 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 22:54:28 »
Maybe if you were still feeling in stock, could you potentially put up a groupbuy like vega after in-stock?
I’m not sure what it means to feel “in stock”, but it seems obvious he means if you (Gok) were still favouring an in stock sale. (Sorry, Grammar Gestapo strikes again. )

But I was thinking about the Vega model too.

Another option is multiple in-stock sales, like Meridian. (ai03 innovates in multiple ways, it seems!)

However, that might mean you’ll be tied up with logistics and QC rather than designing boards, which is I guess why you got into the hobby.

If I have money when it comes to market, I’d still be interested, no matter how the sale is managed.

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Re: [IC] Type K - Tented Ergo keyboard (08/02/2021 - STATUS UPDATE)
« Reply #499 on: Mon, 08 February 2021, 23:20:32 »
In-stock sale then GB is becoming more common. KFE CE, Vega, Mode 80. Just saying...