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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #200 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 10:21:03 »
Any thoughs of doing a classic beige version of this in the far off future? AFAIK that colorway almost as ubiquitous as WoB.

That'd be great for me.

There was a 9009 40% kit ran by TheVan Keyboards in 2018, which has the same colors as classic beige. Maybe The Key Company could run it in the future.
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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #201 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 10:26:29 »
Any thoughs of doing a classic beige version of this in the far off future? AFAIK that colorway almost as ubiquitous as WoB.

That'd be great for me.

There was a 9009 40% kit ran by TheVan Keyboards in 2018, which has the same colors as classic beige. Maybe The Key Company could run it in the future.

Given how 9009 R3 just ran with R5 bottom row and a 40s kit I donít really see the need to be honest
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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #202 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 10:59:08 »
Any thoughs of doing a classic beige version of this in the far off future? AFAIK that colorway almost as ubiquitous as WoB.

That'd be great for me.

There was a 9009 40% kit ran by TheVan Keyboards in 2018, which has the same colors as classic beige. Maybe The Key Company could run it in the future.

Given how 9009 R3 just ran with R5 bottom row and a 40s kit I donít really see the need to be honest
Yeah, 9009 R3 had all of that. One thing it didn't have was a Colevrak/Typist kit. ;)

But also, 9009 R3 changed modifier legend alignment, so a 9009 R3 40s kit isn't perfectly backwards compatible with either previous 9009 kits or other classic beige style sets.

Mind-blowingly, the 9009 R3 kit was also missing a R4/R5 "Fn" key, which is part of the default Planck keymap. There is one render of 9009 R3 on a Let's Split out there and it's comical to see them use 2x "Code" or "System" or whatever keys they had to put on the bottom left side, because the "Fn" key was missing.

The original 9009 ortho kit (I bought one from DixieMech) was far superior to the 9009 R3 one, both in the variety of legends, and accented modifier keys offered. It seems to me there are people who specifically avoided 9009 R3 because of those shortcomings.
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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #203 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 11:01:43 »
Given how 9009 R3 just ran with R5 bottom row and a 40s kit I donít really see the need to be honest
Colevrak+ would work for me in classic retro beige.

Either way, with these prices, Iím definitely in for multiple kits of the wob colevrak+ kit, possibly also of the 40s kit too.

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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #204 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 18:03:22 »
Any thoughs of doing a classic beige version of this in the far off future? AFAIK that colorway almost as ubiquitous as WoB.

That'd be great for me.

There was a 9009 40% kit ran by TheVan Keyboards in 2018, which has the same colors as classic beige. Maybe The Key Company could run it in the future.

Given how 9009 R3 just ran with R5 bottom row and a 40s kit I donít really see the need to be honest
Yeah, 9009 R3 had all of that. One thing it didn't have was a Colevrak/Typist kit. ;)

But also, 9009 R3 changed modifier legend alignment, so a 9009 R3 40s kit isn't perfectly backwards compatible with either previous 9009 kits or other classic beige style sets.

Mind-blowingly, the 9009 R3 kit was also missing a R4/R5 "Fn" key, which is part of the default Planck keymap. There is one render of 9009 R3 on a Let's Split out there and it's comical to see them use 2x "Code" or "System" or whatever keys they had to put on the bottom left side, because the "Fn" key was missing.

The original 9009 ortho kit (I bought one from DixieMech) was far superior to the 9009 R3 one, both in the variety of legends, and accented modifier keys offered. It seems to me there are people who specifically avoided 9009 R3 because of those shortcomings.

WoB had none of these, whereas 9009 R3 just had a few small nitpicks with the keys as it seems - nowhere enough reason to warrant 40s or R0 kits in my opinion.

On the other hand, colevrak+ might be an option but letís see how this goes first. Itís pretty niche so even 100 MOQ might be a bit of a stretch here in my opinion, but Iím confident thisíll be produced regardless though.
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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #205 on: Fri, 14 February 2020, 21:13:34 »
really exciting this is happening.
I am also interested in beige version of Colevrak+.

everybody please show your love to kits on first day of GB.
this would help for those who hesitate to place their order
and give confidence to cross the MOQ.

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Re: [IC] GMK WoB 40s+, Colevrak+ and R0/R5 (Pricing + GB Date announced)
« Reply #206 on: Sat, 15 February 2020, 09:20:48 »
This completes my hbcp!
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