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Hi all,

Welcome to the NEW interest check for SA 8010. With a new house and renovations that have taken up his free time, FRANCO has passed this project on to me to run, so let's go!



I've reworked the kits to be more GB-friendly, trying to stay faithful to FRANCO's original vision for the set while taking into account recent trends with SA kitting/sales, lessons learned from running SA SAIL, and some requests from the old IC thread. Since I didn't have easy access to the form responses, I've created this new IC to gather everything in one place.

Interest Check Form

Without further ado...



GB Date: March 1-31, 2021



Vendors & Pricing





Kits

Alphas

I decided to break up the original base kit into alphas and modifier kits for more flexibility with overall kit breakdowns. F and J are homing keys by default.



TKL

Modifiers for TKL and 60% support. Extra white keys give the option for an all-white HHKB bottom row, like the original 8010 keyboard.



Specialties

Extension kit for 65% and 660 layouts, as well as Mac bottom row swaps and the elusive 2u Shift.



Numpad

I think this one needs no explanation. Like F and J in Alphas, 5 is homing by default.



ISO

Enough keys for physical ISO support, with option for either an alpha or a modifier for the extra 1u key next to Left/Upper Shift.



Ortho & 40s

This kit has ortho support in combination with the Alphas and 40s support in combination with the Alphas and TKL. Includes a bottom row 0 key for 4x12 ortho boards.



Split Spacebars

Small spacebars and Alice support.



PROG

Keys for lefthand macro columns.





Deskmat





Renders

Iron180 by Smith+Rune



Bauer by Dixie Mech



Saturn-60 by Birgus Latro



Atlas by nasp





Acknowledgements

FRANCO for bringing this project to me
Abec13 for the awesome renders
konstantin for the kit advice



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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:34:50 »
3/4/21
- Added pricing

2/27/21
- Removed Modern kit

2/10/21
- Added deskmat

1/29/21
- Added Oblotzky Industries as EU vendor
- Removed 00 from Numpad

11/12/20
- Added SwitchKeys as Oceania vendor
- Removed 1u META from Specialties, as including it would [unnecessarily] give you three of these keys if you bought TKL or Ortho/40s
- Added R3 UP to TKL, giving the option for the arrow cluster to be all the same profile


11/9/20
- Moved the MC key from TKL to Alphas to provide more flexibility with R1 layouts across all form factors and child kits, allowing for the removal of PROG from Ortho/40s kit
- Removed 1.25u and 1.5u bottom row 0/ keys from Ortho/40s kit (these have an equivalent in the updated Modern kit)
- Updated the Modern kit to support 4x12 ortho and staggered 40s

11/3/20
- Moved 7u spacebar and 1u blank white keys back into TKL kit (blanks are for HHKB, so it makes more sense for them to stay in this kit)
- Removed non-homing 5 key from Numpad kit, so 5 will be homing by default (like F and J in Alphas)
- Added more options for bottom row 0 key in Ortho/40s kit
- Revised Modern kit to shift integrated numpad up by one row. The benefit of this configuration is that 789 will be in their proper places, thus helping to orient yourself on the number row. Please note, 4x12 ortho and 40s is not supported by this kit. Thanks to konstantin for the idea.

11/1/20
- Moved 7u spacebar from TKL to Alphas
- Moved 1u blanks from TKL to Specialties
- Removed 1.25u META key from Specialties
- Changed 2u Shift legend from Lower Shift to UPPER SHIFT
- Added bottom row 0/ key to Ortho & 40s kit
- Added the Modern kit for an alternate layout of the integrated numpad
« Last Edit: Fri, 05 March 2021, 09:00:17 by Fredington »

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:35:09 »
Hmmm

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:35:17 »
Standing by

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:36:11 »
locked and loaded
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:40:21 »
very cool
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:46:45 »
Oooo

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 21:47:07 »
standing by....

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 22:03:59 »
So is it loading or what?

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 22:13:19 »
locked and loaded

So is it loading or what?

standing by....

Standing by

Hmmm

Sorry for the delay. I had a brainfart and pressed SAVE instead of PREVIEW when I only had the first kit ready.

Speaking of brainfarts, can anyone give me the proper formatting text for inserting a banner image? I cannot for the life of me remember how to do it.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 22:34:17 »
will you consider 112344
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 23:21:37 »
Nice!
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #12 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 23:31:22 »
Cool colorway but sadly SA is a no for me :( if it was DCS on the other hand...

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 02:33:40 »
will you consider 112344
+1 on this plz make it 112344


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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 10:43:01 »
Loving this design a lot.  Surprisingly much.  I might for the first time have to order multiple!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 11:22:25 »
I don't want any more SA sets. I don't want any more SA sets. I don't want any more SA sets. I don't want any more SA sets.

Ahhhh fine. What's one more SA set?

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #16 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 13:08:32 »
Please fix the IC form so I can use it without a Google account (because I don't have one, and very much don't want to have one).

Also, please, please add colevrak, or at least dvorak, kit. Alternatively an alpha kit with the logic symbols only, not even the '.', ',' and '/' keys, to add complete freedom to those who like interesting layouts. Would fit really well with the general weirdness of the set, which I really like.  ;D

UPDATE 2020-10-29: Upon image searching "decision data 8010" and further reflection I think it is quite perfect as is. :-)  I'd still like to be able to use the IC form though.
« Last Edit: Thu, 29 October 2020, 04:18:23 by liebach »

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 13:42:54 »
Yes please

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 14:02:46 »
Thanks for adding double 3u bars. I'm in  :thumb:


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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 27 October 2020, 14:10:51 »
Also, please, please add colevrak, or at least dvorak, kit. Alternatively an alpha kit with the logic symbols only, not even the '.', ',' and '/' keys, to add complete freedom to those who like interesting layouts.

While I'm all for a Colevrak kit, it was discussed in the last IC that this would be prohibitively expensive due to keeping the dual legends correct while changing around the letters.

I don't think a mono-legend symbols kit was discussed.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 28 October 2020, 11:30:43 »
Looks great!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #21 on: Thu, 29 October 2020, 11:29:39 »
will you consider 112344

Sorry, not a fan of bottom row R4.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #22 on: Fri, 30 October 2020, 04:32:12 »
Still very interested in this set.
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #23 on: Fri, 30 October 2020, 12:53:32 »
Love this! Great work man!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - New Version
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 01 November 2020, 20:22:36 »
Small update today, but brought back the Modern numpad kit from the first IC. Full details below and in the reserved post:

- Moved 7u spacebar from TKL to Alphas
- Moved 1u blanks from TKL to Specialties
- Removed 1.25u META key from Specialties
- Changed 2u Shift legend from Lower Shift to UPPER SHIFT
- Added bottom row 0/ key to Ortho & 40s kit
- Added the Modern kit for an alternate layout of the integrated numpad
« Last Edit: Sun, 01 November 2020, 20:24:24 by Fredington »

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 03 November 2020, 09:55:07 »
Another update, mainly revolving around the Modern kit, but a few other tweaks (and reversals) as well:

- Moved 7u spacebar and 1u blank white keys back into TKL kit (blanks are for HHKB, so it makes more sense for them to stay in this kit)
- Removed non-homing 5 key from Numpad kit, so 5 will be homing by default (like F and J in Alphas)
- Added more options for bottom row 0 key in Ortho/40s kit
- Revised Modern kit to shift integrated numpad up by one row. I was never really happy with the initial design of this kit, which is why I didn't post it originally. Bottom row 0 can look really awkward on certain layouts. The benefit of this configuration is that 789 will be in their proper places, thus helping to orient yourself on the number row. Please note, 4x12 ortho and 40s is not supported by this kit. Thanks to konstantin for the help on this kit.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #26 on: Fri, 06 November 2020, 20:08:30 »
Oh noooooo. My interest in this set is specifically for use on a small ortho, because that's where the numpad is actually functionally most useful.

Could the modern numpad on the alpha rows be incorporated into the ortholinear set? Without it this set goes from extremely must buy to ehhhhhhhmaybe.


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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #27 on: Fri, 06 November 2020, 20:53:15 »
Oh noooooo. My interest in this set is specifically for use on a small ortho, because that's where the numpad is actually functionally most useful.

Could the modern numpad on the alpha rows be incorporated into the ortholinear set? Without it this set goes from extremely must buy to ehhhhhhhmaybe.

As a small ortho user, you would prefer the numpad to be in the standard, modern orientation, correct? I guess the good news with that approach is that no more than six new keys would need to be added to the ortho & 40s kit, as the 456 row would be able to be reused from the base alphas. I think Fredington already had a mockup for this.

If he decides to go that route, my suggestion would be to keep the extra keys in the modern numpad kit, and only put the bottom row 0 keys in the ortho kit (which is where they currently are). The reason for this is that there might be some non-40% users out there who like to have their modern-orientation numpad start on UIO instead of 789, so they would be able to make use of these keys as well.
Edit: Actually, doing it like this poses a different problem. So I'm not sure what the best approach would be here. So far, including it in the ortho & 40s kit like you suggested sounds viable, if a couple of unnecessary keys are cut.
« Last Edit: Fri, 06 November 2020, 21:09:00 by konstantin »

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #28 on: Sat, 07 November 2020, 12:00:11 »
Cant wait!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #29 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 14:58:50 »
Oh noooooo. My interest in this set is specifically for use on a small ortho, because that's where the numpad is actually functionally most useful.

Could the modern numpad on the alpha rows be incorporated into the ortholinear set? Without it this set goes from extremely must buy to ehhhhhhhmaybe.

As a small ortho user, you would prefer the numpad to be in the standard, modern orientation, correct? I guess the good news with that approach is that no more than six new keys would need to be added to the ortho & 40s kit, as the 456 row would be able to be reused from the base alphas. I think Fredington already had a mockup for this.

If he decides to go that route, my suggestion would be to keep the extra keys in the modern numpad kit, and only put the bottom row 0 keys in the ortho kit (which is where they currently are). The reason for this is that there might be some non-40% users out there who like to have their modern-orientation numpad start on UIO instead of 789, so they would be able to make use of these keys as well.
Edit: Actually, doing it like this poses a different problem. So I'm not sure what the best approach would be here. So far, including it in the ortho & 40s kit like you suggested sounds viable, if a couple of unnecessary keys are cut.



Alright, I've added 4x12 ortho and staggered 40s support for the Modern kit, while removing 3 keys from Ortho/40s. See changelog for full details:

- Moved the MC key from TKL to Alphas to provide more flexibility with R1 layouts across all form factors and child kits, allowing for the removal of PROG from Ortho/40s kit
- Removed 1.25u and 1.5u bottom row 0/ keys from Ortho/40s kit (these have an equivalent in the updated Modern kit)
- Updated the Modern kit to support 4x12 ortho and staggered 40s

Also, vendors and a date: March 2021!

NA: Mechs & Co
CAN: ApexKeyboards
UK/EU: Proto[Typist]
SEA: Monokei
Oceania: TBD
« Last Edit: Mon, 09 November 2020, 15:05:05 by Fredington »

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 17:10:35 »
How exciting

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 18:12:45 »
Thanks for splitting the alphas!
Would it be possible to add a 1.75u shift to the 40's kit as well?

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 18:16:54 »
Thanks for splitting the alphas!
Would it be possible to add a 1.75u shift to the 40's kit as well?

Are you a Dimple user? There's already one 1.75u Shift in the TKL kit.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 09 November 2020, 18:28:15 »
Are you a Dimple user? There's already one 1.75u Shift in the TKL kit.

Just wanted to see if I could get away with a 40's/Alphas for trashman boards.
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 02:02:32 »

Hi, I don't intend this to be disrespectful to either you nor jae, but how hard is it to grasp that prototypist is not an EU vendor? I see this on like every other group buy, and its so frustrating. The reason we have regional vendors is to avoid expensive shipping and individual customers avoiding to have to deal with customs. BOTH of which are not achieved with prototypist as a vendor. I could just as well order it from Australia, or the US with a slight increase in shipping costs. Stop using any UK based company as an EU vendor. Its not an EU vendor. Its a vendor with closest geographic proximity and nothing else. Please speak to one of the multitude other vendors in the EU: mykeyboard, Keygem, and oblotzky (who runs a ton of keycap gbs on his website) just to name a few.
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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 06:39:39 »
I like that there's options for the keypad, such a great set

Looking forward to buying this one

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 07:49:44 »
I agree with raptor, having to pay another 30+ euros because of customs and tax declaration  is stupid. I’ll reconsider buying if this will be the case.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #37 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 13:24:17 »
Of course I'm in  :D

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #38 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 15:58:42 »
I was in earlier, but seeing BirgusLatro getting in, I am in twice!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Updated Modern Kit
« Reply #39 on: Wed, 11 November 2020, 19:31:58 »
Alright, I've added 4x12 ortho and staggered 40s support for the Modern kit, while removing 3 keys from Ortho/40s. See changelog for full details:

- Moved the MC key from TKL to Alphas to provide more flexibility with R1 layouts across all form factors and child kits, allowing for the removal of PROG from Ortho/40s kit
- Removed 1.25u and 1.5u bottom row 0/ keys from Ortho/40s kit (these have an equivalent in the updated Modern kit)
- Updated the Modern kit to support 4x12 ortho and staggered 40s

woooo!!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #40 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 06:12:23 »

Hi, I don't intend this to be disrespectful to either you nor jae, but how hard is it to grasp that prototypist is not an EU vendor? I see this on like every other group buy, and its so frustrating. The reason we have regional vendors is to avoid expensive shipping and individual customers avoiding to have to deal with customs. BOTH of which are not achieved with prototypist as a vendor. I could just as well order it from Australia, or the US with a slight increase in shipping costs. Stop using any UK based company as an EU vendor. Its not an EU vendor. Its a vendor with closest geographic proximity and nothing else. Please speak to one of the multitude other vendors in the EU: mykeyboard, Keygem, and oblotzky (who runs a ton of keycap gbs on his website) just to name a few.


I agree with raptor, having to pay another 30+ euros because of customs and tax declaration  is stupid. I’ll reconsider buying if this will be the case.


Crossposting from the Sagittarius thread:

Ok guys so the distinction between "EU" and "Europe" went right past me once I was oblivious to the situation, and I'm sorry for that.

Here is Jae's response to the matter:


In this instance EU was meant to represent Europe the continent rather than European Union - a small but very important distinction.

Any sale made in 2020 but shipped in 2021 will have VAT collected at the time of sale (and paid to the respective governments as per VAT rules/procedures that currently exist), and will have the VAT invoice in the box clearly showing the sale date, and be also marked as VAT Paid at the time of shipping on the shipping slip.

As such, even if no trade deal is agreed (which is still to be determined) VAT should not be charged again. On the off chance it is, you will be able to reclaim that with the original purchase order as proof following the rules and process in your country.

Of course for non-European Union countries (whether in Europe the continent or worldwide), sales will still be the same as they are on the store today - with no VAT included.

Sales in 2021 depend on what trade deal (or not) is agreed, and could range from VAT being collected as it always has been, or EU customers no longer paying VAT on UK stores, and potentially paying it on import. There is a wide range of outcomes here that its hard to speculate on.

The same also applies in reverse to UK customers where sales are with EU vendors, which is worth keeping in mind.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #41 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 06:53:55 »

Hi, I don't intend this to be disrespectful to either you nor jae, but how hard is it to grasp that prototypist is not an EU vendor? I see this on like every other group buy, and its so frustrating. The reason we have regional vendors is to avoid expensive shipping and individual customers avoiding to have to deal with customs. BOTH of which are not achieved with prototypist as a vendor. I could just as well order it from Australia, or the US with a slight increase in shipping costs. Stop using any UK based company as an EU vendor. Its not an EU vendor. Its a vendor with closest geographic proximity and nothing else. Please speak to one of the multitude other vendors in the EU: mykeyboard, Keygem, and oblotzky (who runs a ton of keycap gbs on his website) just to name a few.


I agree with raptor, having to pay another 30+ euros because of customs and tax declaration  is stupid. I’ll reconsider buying if this will be the case.


Crossposting from the Sagittarius thread:

Ok guys so the distinction between "EU" and "Europe" went right past me once I was oblivious to the situation, and I'm sorry for that.

Here is Jae's response to the matter:


In this instance EU was meant to represent Europe the continent rather than European Union - a small but very important distinction.

Any sale made in 2020 but shipped in 2021 will have VAT collected at the time of sale (and paid to the respective governments as per VAT rules/procedures that currently exist), and will have the VAT invoice in the box clearly showing the sale date, and be also marked as VAT Paid at the time of shipping on the shipping slip.

As such, even if no trade deal is agreed (which is still to be determined) VAT should not be charged again. On the off chance it is, you will be able to reclaim that with the original purchase order as proof following the rules and process in your country.

Of course for non-European Union countries (whether in Europe the continent or worldwide), sales will still be the same as they are on the store today - with no VAT included.

Sales in 2021 depend on what trade deal (or not) is agreed, and could range from VAT being collected as it always has been, or EU customers no longer paying VAT on UK stores, and potentially paying it on import. There is a wide range of outcomes here that its hard to speculate on.

The same also applies in reverse to UK customers where sales are with EU vendors, which is worth keeping in mind.
Problem is that this GB date is March 2021. 

This no extra tax thing if purchased in 2020 is quite nice though.  I hope it works the other way around too!

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Offline eskimojo

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - Vendors, GB Date, 40s support for Modern kit
« Reply #42 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 07:13:40 »
Problem is that this GB date is March 2021. 

This no extra tax thing if purchased in 2020 is quite nice though.  I hope it works the other way around too!
That's a fair point - what the situation will look like by March is unknown. But to be clear, there is no situation where you both pay VAT at checkout and pay customs. It will be either or.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #43 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 08:21:37 »
Some small updates today:

- Added SwitchKeys as Oceania vendor
- Removed 1u META from Specialties, as including it would [unnecessarily] give you three of these keys in combination with TKL
- Added R3 UP to TKL, giving the option for the arrow cluster to be all the same profile

Also, regarding a separate EU vendor, the intention was to revisit the issue in the new year when the transition period is over and the laws will [hopefully] be more clear. Rest assured, that I will make the decision that will best benefit buyers. Since the situation is currently unclear however, it would be premature and unfair to Proto[Typist] to bring another vendor on board.

Thanks.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #44 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 08:24:59 »
Also, regarding a separate EU vendor, the intention was to revisit the issue in the new year when the transition period is over and the laws will [hopefully] be more clear. Rest assured, that I will make the decision that will best benefit buyers. Since the situation is currently unclear however, it would be premature and unfair to Proto[Typist] to bring another vendor on board.

I can get behind this approach. Thanks for being considerate of both buyers and vendors.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #45 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 08:27:51 »
Some small updates today:

- Added SwitchKeys as Oceania vendor
- Removed 1u META from Specialties, as including it would [unnecessarily] give you three of these keys in combination with TKL
- Added R3 UP to TKL, giving the option for the arrow cluster to be all the same profile

Also, regarding a separate EU vendor, the intention was to revisit the issue in the new year when the transition period is over and the laws will [hopefully] be more clear. Rest assured, that I will make the decision that will best benefit buyers. Since the situation is currently unclear however, it would be premature and unfair to Proto[Typist] to bring another vendor on board.

Thanks.
Great, after eskimojo cited Jae I feel better about the situation. But it still wouldn’t be a surprise if customs screwed me over.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #46 on: Tue, 17 November 2020, 07:30:47 »
Even though I like the looks of this set I wasn't in for it originally, the delays sound unfortunate but for a group buy next March, I think I'm in. I had enough other stuff going on the last time I saw this come up but now things have died down and I've got a new board that needs a set of caps.

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #47 on: Mon, 07 December 2020, 07:21:09 »
Looks amazing!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #48 on: Thu, 17 December 2020, 21:56:52 »
I've really fallen in love with this set, looking forward to the groupbuy!

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Re: [IC] SA 8010 - EU vendor will be revisted in the new year
« Reply #49 on: Thu, 31 December 2020, 13:20:02 »
This is it  :p