Author Topic: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)  (Read 1213 times)

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Online hineybush

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[GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« on: Fri, 10 November 2017, 12:48:17 »
Cartel Presents:













This is GMK Slate.

The name Slate is a reference to both the color of the set, as well as the ability to mix and match this set with pre-existing ones for unique aesthetics. Slate can be as subtle or as extravagant as you want it to be, custom-tailored to the theme of your keyboard. Utilizing the shades between 9009 / Muted / OG Cherry sets and the Dolch family, this GMK keyset provides a rock solid base on which to customize upon.

Also offered alongside GMK Slate, are CMYK modifiers, PB modifiers, and a TU2 spacebar kit.

Two of the colors are featured along with the GMK Slate base kit (GMK V1 and Pantone 2726C). The third color, represented by GMK TU2, is available in a separate spacebar pack.

The CMYK modifier pack is a favorite in the community, and it's bright colors make a statement like none other. The kit we've crafted together includes much better compatibility than previous CMYK kits, with a new addition of both purple (DV) and orange (V2) keys to flourish your bottom row accents.




Base:

Process CMYK Modifiers:

Navigator PB Modifiers:

TU2 Spacebars:






  • Base: $140 @ 250 MOQ
  • CMYK Modifiers: $65 @ 100 MOQ
  • PB Modifiers: $42 @ 100 MOQ
  • TU2 Spacebars: $20 @ 100 MOQ


  • 06/28/17 - IC Launch
  • 11/10/17 - GB Launch
  • 12/15/17 - GB Close
  • April/May 2018 - GB shipping




waiting on links from them, will update when we have them





In collaboration with Cable Car Designs UK, we present to you Slate-themed cables.





Purchase them here: GMK Slate Classic & Accent Cables - Cable Car Designs

If you are ordering through our EU proxy (mykeyboard.eu), the cables will be shipped with your Slate order.

We are also working on US-based cables, we'll update with the link when we have it.




How do Cartel group buys work?

When you join a group buy with us, you will not be charged at the time you join. Instead, you will create an account and effectively place a pre-order.

Once you join the buy, you will automatically be notified by our system if we make any changes to the price or closing date of any part of the buy. If we reach an MOQ that allows us to reduce the price of a part, your order will be automatically adjusted to match the new price.

When the buy closes, you will receive an email invoice from our store with the final total for your order and a link to complete the payment and purchase. You will have seven days from the close to make payment before your order is automatically cancelled.

Once you have placed an order, if, before the close of the buy, there is any issue that you need to discuss with us (such as adding or removing a kit or cancelling your order), please feel free to contact us at groupbuys@cartel.ltd.


What are the color codes for Slate?

  • Alphas: 2B
  • Mods: Pantone P 173-15 C
  • Accents: TU2 V1 / Pantone 2726 C
  • Legends: CR
  • CMYK Mods: MG1 / TU2 / CV / DY / V2


What does the packaging look like?

  • Your set of Slate will be protected by a plastic tray from GMK, whilst add-on kits will be protected by shrink wrap. Your entire order will be packaged in a Cartel shipping box, tailored to fit the keyset with ample padding pre-installed.


« Last Edit: Sun, 12 November 2017, 23:36:20 by hineybush »

Offline blacksimon

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Re: [GB] GMK Slate, CMYK mods, PB mods, TU2 spacebar kit
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 12 November 2017, 01:24:45 »
Very sexy, goodbye monies!

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Re: [GB] GMK Slate, CMYK mods, PB mods, TU2 spacebar kit
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 12 November 2017, 03:07:01 »
Placed my order on mykeyboard.eu. Direct links are: Primary Kit | CMYK | PB | TU2 Spacebars.
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Online hineybush

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Re: [GB] GMK Slate, CMYK mods, PB mods, TU2 spacebar kit
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 12 November 2017, 23:11:42 »
Placed my order on mykeyboard.eu. Direct links are: Primary Kit | CMYK | PB | TU2 Spacebars.

Thanks for these! Didn't think to include them on the main post.

Offline ryancopenhaver

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 13 November 2017, 07:40:44 »
Is there a place where we can see the total number of orders placed between all of the sites? I like tracking the MOQ to see how close my "purchases" are to coming to fruition.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 13 November 2017, 13:40:31 »
It's definitely something we're considering adding. Thanks for the heads up.

Regarding your concern with Slate coming to fruition - we'll need all the help we can get, but I'm positive that it will deliver.

Is there a place where we can see the total number of orders placed between all of the sites? I like tracking the MOQ to see how close my "purchases" are to coming to fruition.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 13 November 2017, 13:57:30 »
putting this one on my christmas list!

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #7 on: Tue, 14 November 2017, 14:52:18 »
putting this one on my christmas list!

Good idea! Doing the same.
How does one become so interested in a thing like keyboards? When you realize you use a keyboard more than any other tool in your life.

Offline blacksimon

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #8 on: Tue, 14 November 2017, 23:31:33 »
better hop on before xmas leaves you broke and keyset-less

Offline madindehead

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 15 November 2017, 02:50:26 »
Does anyone know is mykeyboard.eu works the same for taking payment? Or do they take it right away?

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 15 November 2017, 02:56:33 »
Does anyone know is mykeyboard.eu works the same for taking payment? Or do they take it right away?

They will take it right away.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 17:51:29 »
How is MOQ looking OP?  Mind sharing some numbers (especially after the death of so many recent GBs)

Offline polentA

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 18:21:53 »
I'll definitely be joining this, but later in December I think. Gotta do some Christmas shopping before then :D

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 18:40:05 »
How is MOQ looking OP?  Mind sharing some numbers (especially after the death of so many recent GBs)

Real low right now. Excluding proxy sales:

Base: 15
PB: 8
CMYK: 9
TU2 spacebars: 5

Not sure how or if the numbers will pick up, especially after getting such positive responses during IC/teaser phase.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 19:21:23 »
Maybe try spamming in MM and MK subreddits.  Ask a vendor for some help??

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #15 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 19:39:57 »
Maybe try spamming in MM and MK subreddits.  Ask a vendor for some help??

Very necessary, please keep posting on mm and mk.

GMK Eclipse was a very good example of lack promoting.

Offline Amnesia

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 16 November 2017, 21:35:34 »
Iíve alreadt joined, but to be honest part of me feels like this should be cancelled and run early next year.

Lots of people have burned their keyboard funds for most of the year, and there is still Christmas expenses.

I also would set the date in advance so people can save their funds and get ready and stuff.

Iím just sad cause I really want this set. I just donít know that anything other than laser is gonna have much luck right now.

Offline madindehead

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 17 November 2017, 07:38:46 »
I will be joining, but I'm waiting for pay day.

Definitely post on mechmarket and mk. I've not seen anything from you there, and the mods from this in particular are amazing. It's such a great set, it will work with lots of sets combined.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 17 November 2017, 09:19:24 »
Iíve alreadt joined, but to be honest part of me feels like this should be cancelled and run early next year.

Lots of people have burned their keyboard funds for most of the year, and there is still Christmas expenses.

I also would set the date in advance so people can save their funds and get ready and stuff.

Iím just sad cause I really want this set. I just donít know that anything other than laser is gonna have much luck right now.

I agree with Amnesia. Running this at a later time might be beneficial.

Most orders usually come in on the first and last few days.

After about a week those MOQ numbers donít look too promising.

Just my 2 cents.


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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 17 November 2017, 10:35:15 »
I'll also be in.

250 MOQ won't be easy to reach and maybe it's really not the right time at the moment.
As already mentioned you definitely need to promote it on MM and MK every few days.

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Re: [GB] GMK SLATE - (CMYK mods - PB mods - TU2 spacebar kit)
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 17 November 2017, 17:16:01 »
Yep, doing our best to promote on mm and /r/mk and discord as well. Just seems like people aren't biting, probably largely due to the things aforementioned. We'll discuss it some more and I'll update when we figure out what we're gonna do.