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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #50 on: Wed, 02 October 2019, 18:24:31 »
not that anyone asked but literally everyone i know who has worked with GMK has only good things to say about em
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #51 on: Tue, 29 October 2019, 23:46:37 »
Just a noob passing by and wondering why GMKs are expensive. Now I know :)
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #52 on: Wed, 06 November 2019, 06:49:35 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #53 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 11:55:10 »
I don't understand the hype with GMK.

But with G20, yes

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #54 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 15:16:38 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.







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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #55 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 15:18:34 »
I don't understand the hype with GMK.

But with G20, yes

To each their own  :thumb:

As I've said before, I'm friends with Melissa and crew and fans of what they do. They produce fantastic stuff.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #56 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 21:55:53 »
This is a Cherry's factory tour.



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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #57 on: Thu, 07 November 2019, 22:19:15 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #58 on: Mon, 11 November 2019, 13:11:54 »
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When budget cuts go too far - GMK can't afford spacebars for their own keyboards.  :(

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #59 on: Mon, 11 November 2019, 15:11:29 »
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When budget cuts go too far - GMK can't afford spacebars for their own keyboards.  :(

They have a lot of shiny ones.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 11 November 2019, 15:45:05 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #61 on: Mon, 11 November 2019, 16:17:18 »
****posts are all fun and games until the manufacturer shows up.
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 12 November 2019, 06:33:46 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #63 on: Tue, 12 November 2019, 11:47:56 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.

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Thats a nice office you've got there.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #64 on: Tue, 12 November 2019, 11:48:18 »
****posts are all fun and games until the manufacturer shows up.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #65 on: Sat, 16 November 2019, 11:27:32 »
Is there any GMK site tour video somewhere?
It would be awesome to see how those caps are made, prod line etc..

Well, I have some pictures, but the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique, so I can't share any video of the process itself.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #66 on: Sat, 30 November 2019, 12:35:33 »
I really don't think GMK sets are overpriced. People want custom novelties and other sets which can drive up the price. I've seen people complain that the caps are made of ABS too but if they weren't there wouldn't be as much depth and pop for colors. PBT isn't the way to go with GMK. Overall tho if you hate them so much just don't buy any?

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #67 on: Sat, 30 November 2019, 14:39:12 »
the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique.

that "highly controlled process" is producing defected caps. You should be paying attention to this: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=99984.msg2836013#msg2836013
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #68 on: Sat, 30 November 2019, 17:29:47 »
I flagged this already.
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #69 on: Sat, 30 November 2019, 17:36:02 »
the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique.

that "highly controlled process" is producing defected caps. You should be paying attention to this: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=99984.msg2836013#msg2836013

Just because it is highly controlled doesn't mean QC will be perfect. I had already flagged this internally though and it is an issue being looked into as to why this has happened so it can be fixed.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 30 November 2019, 17:40:29 »
the exact process is actually highly controlled as we have the machines all modified to our specifications that makes then unique.

that "highly controlled process" is producing defected caps. You should be paying attention to this: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=99984.msg2836013#msg2836013

Just because it is highly controlled doesn't mean QC will be perfect. I had already flagged this internally though and it is an issue being looked into as to why this has happened so it can be fixed.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #71 on: Mon, 02 December 2019, 12:38:31 »
I have a lot of expensive hobbies, mechanical keyboards being the newest one. Honestly, when you get into the enthusiast side of literally any industry, you can expect to pay top dollar for quality product. I haven't received my first GMK key cap set yet, but I have handled one and I was definitely blown away with the quality and saturation of the colors.

Alternatively, I have seen other brand of key caps with literally maybe a $20 - $40 price difference with slightly lower quality. If GMKs are too much stress on bank, don't buy. Simple as that!

I've always gone by the saying, "If you can't buy something twice, you can't afford it."



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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #72 on: Thu, 05 December 2019, 11:39:43 »
I have a lot of expensive hobbies, mechanical keyboards being the newest one. Honestly, when you get into the enthusiast side of literally any industry, you can expect to pay top dollar for quality product. I haven't received my first GMK key cap set yet, but I have handled one and I was definitely blown away with the quality and saturation of the colors.

Alternatively, I have seen other brand of key caps with literally maybe a $20 - $40 price difference with slightly lower quality. If GMKs are too much stress on bank, don't buy. Simple as that!

I've always gone by the saying, "If you can't buy something twice, you can't afford it."

That's a good saying. I'll keep it in mind when I attempt to buy a custom kit :)

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #73 on: Wed, 22 January 2020, 13:17:15 »
Greedy group buy organizers! Taking all the profit for themselves...

For real though, I wish that they were cheaper.

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 18:15:20 »
WoB is my go-to set, if it were available without a GB, I'd be all in. However, I already have 4 sets lol.
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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #75 on: Wed, 29 January 2020, 02:44:06 »
First time to use the web. What do you recommend?

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Re: Playing into GMKs hands....
« Reply #76 on: Thu, 30 January 2020, 03:18:36 »
We will open shop by the end of the year, with this target in mind.

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