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Offline cfox21

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #50 on: Wed, 22 April 2020, 06:04:55 »
Is everything still on track with this GB? What with everything going on I would have expected delays

Timeline was updated to reflect delays - https://redd.it/flgn48

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #51 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 14:01:28 »
UPDATE- Delayed shipping ... :(

Hello everyone,
Some sad news ahead ...
I have just heard back from Durock and can confirm that we will not be shipping in early May. Production has been severely delayed, partly due to lack of workers available and also lack of materials in the supply chain due to Covid-19. I appreciate your understanding with this, and I will keep you informed every step of the way and let you all know as soon as I know more. As it stands Durock have not given me a knew ETA and have only said that the previous estimation will not be met.
Thank you all, George

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #52 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 14:26:57 »
UPDATE- Delayed shipping ... :(

Hello everyone,
Some sad news ahead ...
I have just heard back from Durock and can confirm that we will not be shipping in early May. Production has been severely delayed, partly due to lack of workers available and also lack of materials in the supply chain due to Covid-19. I appreciate your understanding with this, and I will keep you informed every step of the way and let you all know as soon as I know more. As it stands Durock have not given me a knew ETA and have only said that the previous estimation will not be met.
Thank you all, George
This was unfortunately to be expected. Thanks for the update!

Offline digital_nothing

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #53 on: Thu, 23 April 2020, 21:33:04 »
Not surprising, still looking forward to it.

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #54 on: Thu, 28 May 2020, 14:15:32 »
Anything moving ?

Maybe i use this for hmkb

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #55 on: Thu, 28 May 2020, 14:47:49 »
Anything moving ?

Maybe i use this for hmkb

Still waiting on production to finish :/

Offline Serious salamander

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #56 on: Thu, 28 May 2020, 20:35:35 »
Anything moving ?

Maybe i use this for hmkb

Still waiting on production to finish :/

Delays are totally understandable. I sent you an email a few days back, but could I change my shipping address? (I'm moving soon). Be safe everyone.

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #57 on: Tue, 16 June 2020, 10:02:28 »
Anything moving ?

Maybe i use this for hmkb

Still waiting on production to finish :/
Any estimation when you will receive the switches?

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Offline Joaquox

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #58 on: Tue, 16 June 2020, 23:52:16 »
In the mean time H1 has pumped put two separate batches from the same factory..

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #59 on: Thu, 18 June 2020, 11:47:54 »
In the mean time H1 has pumped put two separate batches from the same factory..

To be fair, I think H1 was in the pipeline way earlier than Ghost. Plus silent switches need the extra dampening parts.

PrimeKB has a Silent Alpacas preorder coming up soon, for which they'll place the order on July 6, with the switches tentatively expected to arrive on September (but you know, global pandemic). I wonder if Durock will consolidate the manufacturing of those switches with these ones, seeing that they use the same parts (but different color and springs).

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 22 June 2020, 15:44:10 »
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Now all the custom swithces from January are still not proceeded since the production capacity. The new moulds and production lines will be ready within this month. The lead time will be getting better on July. It is a big step for us this year with some large projects. We are trying our best to increase our production capacity and service. We know the procedure on custom switches is slowly so far, but it will be better. We thanks for the partners like you, thanks for your patience, understanding and support.
And do hope to cooperate closely together for greater achievement.
I already communicated with our management and and production manager on your status yesterday.
We will try our best to get the Ghost switch proceeded before the end of this month.
Will keep you posted once the sample is available.
 

The above is copied verbatim from my most recent email from Durock on June 14th. Unfortunately it isnt much of an update, but it is something.

Offline digital_nothing

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #61 on: Mon, 22 June 2020, 16:08:55 »
Any update's a good one with all that's going on. Glad this is still rolling.

Offline LevelSteam

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 23 June 2020, 02:37:11 »
 :thumb: I was just wondering what was happening with this the other night, thanks for the update!

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #63 on: Tue, 23 June 2020, 09:29:03 »
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Now all the custom swithces from January are still not proceeded since the production capacity. The new moulds and production lines will be ready within this month. The lead time will be getting better on July. It is a big step for us this year with some large projects. We are trying our best to increase our production capacity and service. We know the procedure on custom switches is slowly so far, but it will be better. We thanks for the partners like you, thanks for your patience, understanding and support.
And do hope to cooperate closely together for greater achievement.
I already communicated with our management and and production manager on your status yesterday.
We will try our best to get the Ghost switch proceeded before the end of this month.
Will keep you posted once the sample is available.
 

The above is copied verbatim from my most recent email from Durock on June 14th. Unfortunately it isnt much of an update, but it is something.

Seems to be a bit more waiting then.. Thanks for the update!

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #64 on: Fri, 03 July 2020, 07:28:50 »





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Now the bottom housing is ready.
Enclosed the photos for your review.
The top housing is under color matching, will be finished in a couple of days.
Then the complete ghost switch sample will be available for your confirmation.

Above direct quote from Durock, at 2am this morning (11hrs ago)!

Offline Rafa_n

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #65 on: Fri, 03 July 2020, 07:59:39 »
looking good!

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 14 July 2020, 12:01:22 »


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Now the bottom housing is ready.
Enclosed the photos for your review.
The top housing is under color matching, will be finished in a couple of days.
Then the complete ghost switch sample will be available for your confirmation.

Above direct quote from Durock, at 2am this morning (11hrs ago)!

Woot woot!

Offline willyG

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 21 July 2020, 12:00:25 »
I'd be interested in buying 70 off somebody if anyone picked up extra! lmk

Offline synthtastic

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #68 on: Tue, 21 July 2020, 12:33:04 »
Samples are looking great!

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #69 on: Sat, 25 July 2020, 04:37:38 »




Samples are on their way to me. For now see above for pictures from Durock. I will take  higher quality pictures when I receive the samples. IT IS HAPPENING!

Offline digital_nothing

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 25 July 2020, 04:45:57 »
They look better than I expected. Nice.

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #71 on: Sun, 26 July 2020, 16:34:35 »
Samples look amazing in that pic. Wish I had bought more  :)
« Last Edit: Tue, 28 July 2020, 14:19:01 by synthtastic »

Offline sadmachine

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #72 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 14:11:33 »
Samples are on their way to me. For now see above for pictures from Durock. I will take  higher quality pictures when I receive the samples. IT IS HAPPENING!

Great news. Thanks for running this. I sent you an email (for a shipping address change) a couple weeks ago to the email address from which you sent the group buy live announcement, as well as a PM here on GH a week ago. Could you please confirm? Thanks

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #73 on: Wed, 29 July 2020, 13:17:37 »
Like the samples switch housing - but is the stem different as intended ?

When comparing to your shops websites renders this looks quite different.

Not a big problem for me (won‘t see it with caps  ;)) , just wanted to ask


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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Extras available
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 02 August 2020, 04:01:43 »





Manufacturing samples have arrived and they look so good! Work really well with per key RGB!

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[GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Samples Arrived - Pics Inside
« Reply #75 on: Sun, 02 August 2020, 09:33:20 »
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Manufacturing samples have arrived and they look so good! Work really well with per key RGB!
Holy crap

looks good, is there any updated time estimate?

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« Reply #77 on: Mon, 17 August 2020, 05:57:21 »
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Manufacturing samples have arrived and they look so good! Work really well with per key RGB!

How are they feeling? Have you tried lubing them yet or just stock? They look great, excited for them to arrive!

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Any update on when we can expect these?

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Just received word that the switches will enter production at the start of this coming week. After that they will enter into manual inspection and switch assembly. At which point they will be shipped to me. We are currently estimating arrival to me by end of September, all going well.

Thank you for all of your patience.

I will keep updating as and when I have new information to give.

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Samples Arrived - Pics Inside
« Reply #80 on: Sat, 26 September 2020, 08:16:38 »

Just received the tracking information for the switches, they are on their way to me via DHL Express, estimated arrival by end of day 29th September. I'll start packing them as soon as they arrive.

If you have emailed regarding change of address, these will be sorted before packing starts.

If you need to change your address due to a move, you have until 29th September to send me an email. George@OpticBoards.com I cannot accept responsibility for any requests made after this date.


Offline Zev

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Samples Arrived - Pics Inside
« Reply #81 on: Sat, 26 September 2020, 10:46:46 »
Woo awesome! Grats on bringing these home, I am looking forward to my set, using on a to-be-built RGBKB Pan for ultimate RGB glowy goodness.

Did you get a bunch of extra's too?

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - Samples Arrived - Pics Inside
« Reply #82 on: Sat, 26 September 2020, 13:53:39 »
Woo awesome! Grats on bringing these home, I am looking forward to my set, using on a to-be-built RGBKB Pan for ultimate RGB glowy goodness.

Did you get a bunch of extra's too?

At the time the GB closed I ordered 6,000 extras which is a little over 12% of the GB orders. I thought that would be plenty, they all sold out in July. :( There is potentially 1-2k in production overrun just waiting on Durock to let me know how many so that I can buy them, if there are less than 1,000 available I'll sell these via Raffle at some point after all the GB orders have shipped.

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Did they arrive?

Offline cfox21

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Did they arrive?
They've started to ship out so ye. Mine came today

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Did they arrive?

I can confirm that mine arrived today too :)
I've yet to try them out though.

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So I got the "your order is now complete" email. Does that mean it's being processed and should be shipped soon?

So I got the "your order is now complete" email. Does that mean it's being processed and should be shipped soon?

It means it shipped, but you didn't pay for tracking

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #88 on: Mon, 12 October 2020, 00:21:31 »
All orders have been shipped

If your shipping method was "Royal Mail Tracked 24" OR "Royal Mail international Tracked" you should have received tracking information for your order. If you have not please email me: George@OpticBoards.com and I will send you the tracking link.
All other shipping methods including "Free Shipping" do not have any tracking information.

EXTRAS
There are a small amount of extras from this GB. Due to high demand I will be raffling spots to purchase these. I will be waiting until the end of the month when everyone should have received their switches. If you want to keep up to date with this please join my Discord server as it will be the first place to find out any information. https://discord.gg/D8zCAMQ

Thank you all for joining and staying so patient through all of this.

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #89 on: Tue, 13 October 2020, 05:00:44 »
Finally here  :thumb: thanks

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #90 on: Tue, 13 October 2020, 06:27:01 »
All orders have been shipped

If your shipping method was "Royal Mail Tracked 24" OR "Royal Mail international Tracked" you should have received tracking information for your order. If you have not please email me: George@OpticBoards.com and I will send you the tracking link.
All other shipping methods including "Free Shipping" do not have any tracking information.

EXTRAS
There are a small amount of extras from this GB. Due to high demand I will be raffling spots to purchase these. I will be waiting until the end of the month when everyone should have received their switches. If you want to keep up to date with this please join my Discord server as it will be the first place to find out any information. https://discord.gg/D8zCAMQ

Thank you all for joining and staying so patient through all of this.

So no way of joining for the extras without being on Discord?

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #91 on: Tue, 13 October 2020, 06:49:05 »
All orders have been shipped

If your shipping method was "Royal Mail Tracked 24" OR "Royal Mail international Tracked" you should have received tracking information for your order. If you have not please email me: George@OpticBoards.com and I will send you the tracking link.
All other shipping methods including "Free Shipping" do not have any tracking information.

EXTRAS
There are a small amount of extras from this GB. Due to high demand I will be raffling spots to purchase these. I will be waiting until the end of the month when everyone should have received their switches. If you want to keep up to date with this please join my Discord server as it will be the first place to find out any information. https://discord.gg/D8zCAMQ

Thank you all for joining and staying so patient through all of this.

So no way of joining for the extras without being on Discord?
there were extremely few extras so don't get your hopes up

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #92 on: Thu, 22 October 2020, 23:30:57 »
I'm 5 switches short for a build, anyone have any extras they are willing to sell after completing their own build?

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Re: [GB] Ghost Switches - Silent Linear - CLOSED - ALL ORDERS SHIPPED
« Reply #94 on: Wed, 05 May 2021, 11:53:41 »
Are these the same as https://1upkeyboards.com/shop/switches/set-packs/jwk-unlubed-silent-linear-switches/ outside of the color?

As far as I can tell, yes. Ghosts have the better colour scheme though.

Offline digital_nothing

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« Reply #95 on: Wed, 05 May 2021, 14:32:07 »
Never clicked a link so fast, I thought there was another round going. :(