Author Topic: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | BIG UPDATE - Pricing, Box art, Vendors, GB June 4th & more  (Read 14389 times)

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 17 January 2019, 17:39:13 »
GMK's renders make the colors look a lot better than in the initial ones, noice!

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | OFFICIAL GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #51 on: Thu, 17 January 2019, 18:32:26 »
This spares me from having to buy a Necro set and figuring out what to pair the mods with  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | OFFICIAL GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #52 on: Sat, 19 January 2019, 14:05:02 »
maybe too similar to hyperfuse? In reality the alphas would be an instabuy, to combine them with that set.

Just fix this in the alphas set, bacause otherwise it is unusable, add:
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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | OFFICIAL GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #53 on: Sat, 19 January 2019, 15:43:30 »
maybe too similar to hyperfuse? In reality the alphas would be an instabuy, to combine them with that set.

Just fix this in the alphas set, bacause otherwise it is unusable, add:
R2 <>
R3 #
R4 \|
F J with bars

These are fair points, I'll see if I can get the additions made and added to the alpha set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | OFFICIAL GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #54 on: Sun, 20 January 2019, 05:53:28 »
maybe too similar to hyperfuse? In reality the alphas would be an instabuy, to combine them with that set.

Just fix this in the alphas set, bacause otherwise it is unusable, add:
R2 <>
R3 #
R4 \|
F J with bars

These are fair points, I'll see if I can get the additions made and added to the alpha set.

thank you! and good luck  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | OFFICIAL GMK RENDERS 1.17
« Reply #55 on: Tue, 22 January 2019, 19:33:47 »
Really digging the colors and the Novelties! I hope to see this in a GB soon.
B E I G E

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | NEW KITS 12.5
« Reply #56 on: Wed, 23 January 2019, 10:40:56 »
interested...

Well thats awesome, really happy to hear that. Stay tuned for pricing soon! Currently in talks with GMK to lock that in. Might be working on some artisans behind the scenes...

Oh!! I can't wait to see what artisans you have to offer!  :eek:

Well the first concepts are live! More to come soon.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #57 on: Thu, 24 January 2019, 08:55:11 »
imo the set looks a lot better with dark navy as alphas in the core set (the second render).

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #58 on: Thu, 24 January 2019, 09:49:06 »
Will all in if price can be managed reasonably :)

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #59 on: Thu, 24 January 2019, 20:14:38 »
This will definitely be my first keycap set groupbuy! Love the colors. Like Hyperfuse and Necro best features combined.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #60 on: Fri, 25 January 2019, 13:46:03 »
This will definitely be my first keycap set groupbuy! Love the colors. Like Hyperfuse and Necro best features combined.

Yeah

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #61 on: Fri, 01 February 2019, 13:48:10 »
This will definitely be my first keycap set groupbuy! Love the colors. Like Hyperfuse and Necro best features combined.

Same! Going to be splitting kits with my bf!

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #62 on: Sat, 09 February 2019, 12:46:59 »
oh wow this is a beautiful set. Any possibility to get the Alternative Alphas Set for EURO as well? I much prefer the Alternative Alphas colors than the grey ones of the EURO Kit :)
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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #63 on: Sat, 09 February 2019, 13:55:48 »
The only question now is: when will this be available and with which vendors

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #64 on: Sat, 09 February 2019, 13:58:06 »
could you add a 1u novelty for each row? This will add so much compatibility

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 10 February 2019, 10:27:59 »
I would also like some R4 novelties or blank keys.
Always appreciated to see some Euro/German Kits  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 12 February 2019, 23:20:34 »
The only question now is: when will this be available and with which vendors

In the near future! I'm finalizing talks with regional vendors outside the US and keylabskeycaps.com will be the US vendor.

Hope this helps :)

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #67 on: Wed, 13 February 2019, 09:19:57 »
Love novelties but a little worry about the color.
Grey-blue isn't easy to catch.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #68 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 13:54:06 »
Hope this drops soon.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #69 on: Sun, 17 February 2019, 15:45:32 »
im in, this would match my draconis and my tropic thunder :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #70 on: Wed, 13 March 2019, 04:33:17 »
waiting patiently still so hyped on this!!! ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #71 on: Wed, 13 March 2019, 06:26:39 »
Count me in. Haven't seen a GMK set i've liked as much as this is a while.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #72 on: Wed, 13 March 2019, 10:03:21 »
wow didn't see this earlier.  This looks amazing.  Dig the theme, I'd be in.
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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 18 March 2019, 19:13:14 »
The only question now is: when will this be available and with which vendors

In the near future! I'm finalizing talks with regional vendors outside the US and keylabskeycaps.com will be the US vendor.

Hope this helps :)

Any possibility to include another international kit with the alternative alpha kit color? That dark blue with green turquoise looks amazing, but international kit is only in grey :(

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 18 March 2019, 20:15:22 »
any update?

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 23 March 2019, 09:50:45 »
I like the color scheme and the novelties. Interested.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #76 on: Sun, 24 March 2019, 19:16:04 »
Any update on drop date for this? Getting excited!

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 28 March 2019, 15:36:26 »
Best GMK set 2019 TM  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 28 March 2019, 17:10:06 »
The only question now is: when will this be available and with which vendors

Right now we're looking at around June. Its a little tough right now due to the amount of GMK sets on the market but thats a pretty solid ballpark.

Looking at Keylabs, Candy Keys, Daily Clack and Zfrontier as the vendors

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | ARTISAN COLLAB UPDATE 1.23
« Reply #79 on: Thu, 28 March 2019, 17:11:58 »
oh wow this is a beautiful set. Any possibility to get the Alternative Alphas Set for EURO as well? I much prefer the Alternative Alphas colors than the grey ones of the EURO Kit :)


So the euro kit combined with the newest version of the Alpha kit should be compatible with most european setups.

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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #80 on: Sat, 06 April 2019, 03:15:47 »
any update now?
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Re: [IC] GMK Hammerhead | Finalized Kits 2.26
« Reply #81 on: Tue, 16 April 2019, 09:28:06 »
any update now?

Yeah actually! A pretty big one, been working behind the scenes to figure out the remaining details but here we go! GB DATE june 4th!

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Still quite some time left until GB but excited!

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Still quite some time left until GB but excited!

Yeah there is a bit of time left for sure, but I wanted to give us some time to sort out the details with deskpads, cables and the artisans.

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Looks like you'll be going to toe-to-toe with GMK Oblivion. Good Luck.

This is an excellent kit so I hope Oblivion doesn't take too much of the spotlight.

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Looks like you'll be going to toe-to-toe with GMK Oblivion. Good Luck.

This is an excellent kit so I hope Oblivion doesn't take too much of the spotlight.

Although I do like Oblivion, the pretty different feel of the set maybe caters to a different audience. I believe it is going to be launched on massdrop as the single source. I wish them the best of luck with their launch, very well designed kit.

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Looking good!

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It would be nice to see GMK's new 2.25u and 2.75u convex caps in the spacebar kit.

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New renders make me reconsider getting this! I just wish the numpad had the sub legends removed. It looks so much nicer that way imo. GL with GB  :thumb:

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New renders make me reconsider getting this! I just wish the numpad had the sub legends removed. It looks so much nicer that way imo. GL with GB  :thumb:


Hey thanks! Big fan of your set as well, really great stuff. I'd like to pick one up if I can budget for it. Good luck to you too.

Haha thanks for the input, I'm a little more partial to the subs myself so I made the call earlier on to leave them in, but thats just me

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New renders make me reconsider getting this! I just wish the numpad had the sub legends removed. It looks so much nicer that way imo. GL with GB  :thumb:


Hey thanks! Big fan of your set as well, really great stuff. I'd like to pick one up if I can budget for it. Good luck to you too.

Haha thanks for the input, I'm a little more partial to the subs myself so I made the call earlier on to leave them in, but thats just me

Have you considered "fancy" number pad legends, like what is on GMK Minimal, instead of the standard ones? I feel like it gives that part of the keyboard a more refined look.

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New renders make me reconsider getting this! I just wish the numpad had the sub legends removed. It looks so much nicer that way imo. GL with GB  :thumb:


Hey thanks! Big fan of your set as well, really great stuff. I'd like to pick one up if I can budget for it. Good luck to you too.

Haha thanks for the input, I'm a little more partial to the subs myself so I made the call earlier on to leave them in, but thats just me
Thank you, I'm glad you liked it. Fellow blues have to stick together haha.

I can appreciate wanting to stick to the legends and icons how they are, everyone has different tastes. Even if they stay the same I'll most likely be joining :)



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Are the dark alphas closer to the rich dark colors of the renders or the most pastel colors of the gmk pictures?

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Are the dark alphas closer to the rich dark colors of the renders or the most pastel colors of the gmk pictures?

So realistically they should be a little closer to the top renders. The artist said in his experience the lighting he used is practically more realistic to the final product, but of course, they are digital renders based on pantone colors, which appear differently on different mediums so there is always some flux. I'm waiting on pantone chips soon, so hopefully that will help, but we'll see.


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I saw the latest update and thought that with the GB in sight, it would be nice to see what the color combinations of Metropolis and Hammerhead would look like next to each other, so I mocked up a little comparison in PS. (Pardon my rudimentary graphic design :-X)




I was surprised how different some of the colors ended up looking (e.g. 3258 vs. 333) but I think that it might be quite hard to tell in person. I think by mixing some of the kits together you could still end up with some pretty nice looking results!




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I think it looks great! However, looking at the base, it's going to be one expensive set. :O

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I saw the latest update and thought that with the GB in sight, it would be nice to see what the color combinations of Metropolis and Hammerhead would look like next to each other, so I mocked up a little comparison in PS. (Pardon my rudimentary graphic design :-X)

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I was surprised how different some of the colors ended up looking (e.g. 3258 vs. 333) but I think that it might be quite hard to tell in person. I think by mixing some of the kits together you could still end up with some pretty nice looking results!


This is really cool actually, solid work! Honestly I would probably want to hold both kits in my hands to see how well they gel together but up until this point I hadn't really considered mixing them. Could end up looking really cool though.

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Is there any chance to make "alternative Alpha kit" become the main base set and Alpha in the base set become " Alternative kit"?

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I saw the latest update and thought that with the GB in sight, it would be nice to see what the color combinations of Metropolis and Hammerhead would look like next to each other, so I mocked up a little comparison in PS. (Pardon my rudimentary graphic design :-X)

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I was surprised how different some of the colors ended up looking (e.g. 3258 vs. 333) but I think that it might be quite hard to tell in person. I think by mixing some of the kits together you could still end up with some pretty nice looking results!


This is really cool actually, solid work! Honestly I would probably want to hold both kits in my hands to see how well they gel together but up until this point I hadn't really considered mixing them. Could end up looking really cool though.

Thanks! I agree that this is definitely a long ways away from being an accurate comparison, but regardless I am always a fan of mixing up different sets, and think that these two could mesh together in some really interesting ways!