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Offline mechengkeys

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #300 on: Wed, 07 February 2018, 20:45:53 »
That board is gorgeous! Yeah, some photo I came across mentioned it would be lighter than how it was pictured (similar looking to yours). I am assuming this time around they are doing a brown instead of dark-brown. It is so hard to be set on a color. So far I have silver selected but I am debating the gray, and brown as well. The black looks awesome, but I have a Mira in black.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #301 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 02:38:55 »
That board is gorgeous! Yeah, some photo I came across mentioned it would be lighter than how it was pictured (similar looking to yours). I am assuming this time around they are doing a brown instead of dark-brown. It is so hard to be set on a color. So far I have silver selected but I am debating the gray, and brown as well. The black looks awesome, but I have a Mira in black.

I think if I was joining now I'd probs go silver as it just looks so clean and iconic I'm super happy with the dark brown though especially as it colour matches the choc mods so well but tbh I fell in love with the original grey and it would be really hard to choose. Good luck!

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #302 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 03:33:43 »
Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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« Reply #303 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 04:52:11 »
Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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Interesting ! Nice to see that this dark red have a lot of success ! I myself changed from gray to dark red ^^ !

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« Reply #304 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 09:01:50 »
Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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Interesting ! Nice to see that this dark red have a lot of success ! I myself changed from gray to dark red ^^ !

Right? I think the dark red really stands out as a unique color option for this drop. I went for it too. :)

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« Reply #305 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 21:04:00 »
Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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Interesting ! Nice to see that this dark red have a lot of success ! I myself changed from gray to dark red ^^ !

Curious about what colors and layouts everyone is getting?

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Interesting ! Nice to see that this dark red have a lot of success ! I myself changed from gray to dark red ^^ !

Right? I think the dark red really stands out as a unique color option for this drop. I went for it too. :)

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Here is a pic of Dark Red case with raw brass plate(with no gold plating).

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And one of a China buyer made it into old fashioned bronze color, interesting. ;D

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #306 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 22:24:40 »
Wow too sick!

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« Reply #307 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 02:28:02 »
My godness! Glad I am going for dark red + brass plate. It look soooo sick !

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #308 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 03:37:03 »
Are there any examples of the actual brown color?




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« Reply #309 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 04:06:47 »
Damn. That red is so hot. And it looks so good with brass. Still, considering pairing it with silver plate + titanium badge. We'll see.

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« Reply #310 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 06:00:38 »
Are there any examples of the actual brown color?




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No there is not. Didn't make one before.

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« Reply #311 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 08:52:46 »
Are there any examples of the actual brown color?




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No there is not. Didn't make one before.


Okay thank you for the reply

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« Reply #312 on: Sat, 10 February 2018, 09:57:29 »
Damn. That red is so hot. And it looks so good with brass. Still, considering pairing it with silver plate + titanium badge. We'll see.

Ahah, same here, for the alu I took silver and I also took the Ti badge. So will see between brass or silver to match this dark red :D

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #313 on: Sun, 11 February 2018, 05:30:48 »
Blue doesn't look as good as I hoped it would. People who want to put GMK Laser on this puppy - Are you going with Purple or Grey for the case colour? I'm leaning towards Grey since it's a more versatile colour.

I'm thinking about gray but I have a gray clueboard and a gray norbaforce coming...feel like I need to branch out to another color
This board is so unique that I feel it deserves a unique color :)




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« Reply #314 on: Sun, 11 February 2018, 10:15:49 »
Apologies if this was covered already and I missed it, but are any kind of feet included with the kit? Thanks!

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« Reply #315 on: Sun, 11 February 2018, 16:59:11 »
Just joined the GB cant wait. Hope to get invoice soon.

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« Reply #316 on: Sun, 11 February 2018, 22:41:24 »
Apologies if this was covered already and I missed it, but are any kind of feet included with the kit? Thanks!

If you scroll down to the middle of this build log you can see the feet.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/149475414@N03/sets/72157688199776126

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #317 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 02:24:46 »
Maybe a stupid question;

What do you use the led strip for?




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« Reply #318 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 02:42:03 »
Maybe a stupid question;

What do you use the led strip for?


It's programmable indicator lights for the lock keys, right? (I certainly hope so.)

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« Reply #319 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 02:23:10 »
Man, I really want the dark red because it's such a unique colour and it actually looks really nice, but I can't think of good keysets to go with it...

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« Reply #320 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 02:33:16 »
Man, I really want the dark red because it's such a unique colour and it actually looks really nice, but I can't think of good keysets to go with it...

Maybe GMK red samurai now open in massdrop?

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-redsuns-gmk-red-samurai-keycap-set

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« Reply #321 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 04:43:54 »
Man, I really want the dark red because it's such a unique colour and it actually looks really nice, but I can't think of good keysets to go with it...

Maybe GMK red samurai now open in massdrop?

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-redsuns-gmk-red-samurai-keycap-set

A red keyset runs the risk of being off-putting because of the differences in hues. It could work. It could also look terrible. I'm going for dark red as well and will go for a light gray keyset. White/gray/light gray overall will look quite good, I think. You could also try going for a complementary color, like green. SA Camping, for example, would probably be a really good looking keyset with the dark red case.

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« Reply #322 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 05:42:33 »
Man, I really want the dark red because it's such a unique colour and it actually looks really nice, but I can't think of good keysets to go with it...

I’ll go with Grade SA on my dark red, no mistake possible with gray on dark red + it will look super vintage ;) !

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« Reply #323 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 06:15:24 »
I plan on GMK camping to start... If the maroon mods don't match, I just won't use them, and let the case add the maroon accent ;)

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« Reply #324 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 09:43:36 »
No weight? 1.4 kg seems light  to me

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« Reply #325 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 09:47:45 »
No weight? 1.4 kg seems light  to me

It could have very well been designed as a thick and heavy block of solid aluminum, but the original design intent was to design a nice looking, but still lightweight keyboard.

I'm sure there's room to add weight if you want to, but the product wasn't designed to be heavy.

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« Reply #326 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 11:05:13 »
Understood, it is nice looking.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #327 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 11:51:45 »
No weight? 1.4 kg seems light  to me

well above average for a 60%

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« Reply #328 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 12:11:02 »
Man, I really want the dark red because it's such a unique colour and it actually looks really nice, but I can't think of good keysets to go with it...

Maybe GMK red samurai now open in massdrop?

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-redsuns-gmk-red-samurai-keycap-set

A red keyset runs the risk of being off-putting because of the differences in hues. It could work. It could also look terrible. I'm going for dark red as well and will go for a light gray keyset. White/gray/light gray overall will look quite good, I think. You could also try going for a complementary color, like green. SA Camping, for example, would probably be a really good looking keyset with the dark red case.

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm not a fan of camping (plus it was quite pricey with all the novelties), but I'm thinking maybe SA Carbon or DSA Drifter when they arrive.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #329 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 19:20:39 »
Joined! Spent a lot of time debating color selection, but at the end of the day that early photo of a gray CA66 with Calm Depths could not be denied.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #330 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 20:42:16 »
No weight? 1.4 kg seems light  to me

It could have very well been designed as a thick and heavy block of solid aluminum, but the original design intent was to design a nice looking, but still lightweight keyboard.

I'm sure there's room to add weight if you want to, but the product wasn't designed to be heavy.

Understood, it is nice looking.

No weight? 1.4 kg seems light  to me

well above average for a 60%

don't get confused with TKL weights

Thanks for explanation.  ;D

Joined! Spent a lot of time debating color selection, but at the end of the day that early photo of a gray CA66 with Calm Depths could not be denied.

Yeah calm depth dazzles with gray case so much. I was impressed when seeing it first time. :cool:

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« Reply #331 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 23:38:36 »
I would still love to know exactly what the LED strip is for :)  Is it CapsLock and such?
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« Reply #332 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 04:15:37 »
I would still love to know exactly what the LED strip is for :)  Is it CapsLock and such?
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If your light bar is open on default layer, it shows animations.
If's it's off, the color will change by switch to different layers. :D

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« Reply #333 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 04:27:20 »
I've been umm-ing and ahh-ing about this for a while, it's tempting for so many reasons but ultimately that ugly-as-hell logo taking up what should be at least one more button ruined it for me. Hopefully there's a round 2 with revisions.

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« Reply #334 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 05:11:56 »
I've been umm-ing and ahh-ing about this for a while, it's tempting for so many reasons but ultimately that ugly-as-hell logo taking up what should be at least one more button ruined it for me. Hopefully there's a round 2 with revisions.

There is a winkeyless version without the logo and has an extra button.

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« Reply #335 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 05:19:15 »
I've been umm-ing and ahh-ing about this for a while, it's tempting for so many reasons but ultimately that ugly-as-hell logo taking up what should be at least one more button ruined it for me. Hopefully there's a round 2 with revisions

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« Reply #336 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 09:02:23 »
I've been umm-ing and ahh-ing about this for a while, it's tempting for so many reasons but ultimately that ugly-as-hell logo taking up what should be at least one more button ruined it for me. Hopefully there's a round 2 with revisions.

Too much time umming, ahhing and complaining about the logo that you couldn't even read through the first post and realise there's a WKL version without it as pointed out by mechengkeys - not to mention this already is round 2.5 (first 2 were Asia only). Seems like you weren't really paying that much attention and are looking for reasons to convince yourself out of joining, that's usually a good indicator that you should skip.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(GB open till 15th Feb)
« Reply #337 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 19:10:18 »
Just joined last minute. First ever GB!

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« Reply #338 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 21:01:05 »
GB closed guys. Thanks for joining! ;D

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« Reply #339 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 21:02:05 »
Ahh it just closed on me as I was filling it out D:

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #340 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 06:30:28 »
Thank you! I can’t wait. I’ll be here waiting patiently.


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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #341 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 07:56:58 »
Hey ya'll,

I put my order in my for two separate cases; I decided I only wanted one and I have paid for that kit. But I still have the other pending. How can I cancel this? Or perhaps someone else can claim it and jump in on the GB?

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« Reply #342 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 10:10:33 »
Ahh it just closed on me as I was filling it out D:

Try PMing PlayKeyboardTW and see. He's been really helpful so far  :)

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #343 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 11:13:42 »
Try PMing PlayKeyboardTW and see. He's been really helpful so far  :)

I forgot this was about to close. Sent a message hoping for a chance to get in still. Will be sad if I miss out.
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« Reply #344 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 14:54:19 »
Damn did I miss this by one day??? Can I opt in for this maybe still?

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« Reply #345 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 16:28:57 »
If one of you wants to take my second order you are more than welcome to! Perhaps he can switch your name onto the order. Let me know if I need to do something for you!

This is the info:
CA66 Keyboard Kit
(Layout: HHKB like; Case color: Gray; Plate color: Gold)
1   $275.00   $275.00
Brass Plate
1   $22.00   $22.00
    Subtotal   $297.00
Shipping   $45.00
Paypal Fee (4.4%)   $15.05
Total   $357.05 USD

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #346 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 19:07:34 »
If one of you wants to take my second order you are more than welcome to! Perhaps he can switch your name onto the order. Let me know if I need to do something for you!

This is the info:
CA66 Keyboard Kit
(Layout: HHKB like; Case color: Gray; Plate color: Gold)
1   $275.00   $275.00
Brass Plate
1   $22.00   $22.00
    Subtotal   $297.00
Shipping   $45.00
Paypal Fee (4.4%)   $15.05
Total   $357.05 USD

Man that would be really awesome though.. Do you think he would let you change to order a tad bit to get the other layout (which has the extra key)?

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #347 on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 22:36:48 »
No clue, PM him? Tell him the deal and ask.

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Re: [GB] CA66 Custom Keyboard Kit(Form closed, payment deadline to 16th)
« Reply #348 on: Sat, 17 February 2018, 17:28:37 »
i highly recommend waiting for it to ship and then exchanging money

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« Reply #349 on: Mon, 19 February 2018, 01:01:58 »
Looking for a purple CA66, if anyone wants to sell one. Cheers!