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[IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:02:02 »
8008 INK SWITCHES




I have had this idea since the inception of GMK 8008, but decided to wait to see the success of the keyset.
These will have the Gateron logo on top, unlike the renders above.

Please CLICK HERE to fill out the form if you are interested in these.
If you don't fill it out, I will not know you are interested. So please fill out.





SPECS
Opaque Gateron Inks
Linear
Color-matched to GMK 8008
Gateron Yellow Spring



PRICE
$0.75 / switch



MOQ
100,000 Switches.
If I believe we can get to 50k,
I am prepared to buy out the second 50k.




If there seems to be enough interest in getting to the MOQ, I will run the group buy.
« Last Edit: Sat, 21 September 2019, 09:51:31 by GarrettSucks »
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:03:12 »
Yes.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:03:49 »
Oke, where do I pay?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:04:12 »
f u c k  y e s

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:04:32 »
Yes

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:04:47 »
Sighs...


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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:05:19 »
Oh my


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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:09:48 »
Gib

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:13:15 »
Ok let's get it

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:13:43 »

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:16:24 »
What is Dixie gonna wear if it hits 100,000? Gotta up the anti on the sports bra. Is it available as a thong?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:20:57 »
I love this, as a big fan of inks, I'm really curious to see how opaque inks feel, and I love the colors of 8008, so this looks perfect to me.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:22:54 »
Didn't buy the keyset, but I'm certainly in for these.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:28:19 »
I was gonna buy inks for my 8008 build anyway, so this perfect! I would prefer the stiffer spring, though. Yellow springs are ok, but the blacks are a bit more up my alley.
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:36:22 »
I kinda want to buy them just to keep them for my collection. If someone wants to split....

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:37:02 »
f u c k  y e s

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:45:57 »
Why are these ink switches?  I thought ink was just gateron's name for their color tinted polycarb (clear) switches.  Aren't these just a custom color like linjar?

I've had a lot of issues with milky gaterons lately so Either way is fine with me, as long as it's not milky material.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #17 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:49:01 »
Is the top going to be black or the blue-ish grey from 8008?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #18 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:49:40 »
I'm down, do y'all see the form or am I blind?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #19 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 15:56:54 »
Oh I am down for some pink linears :o

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 16:05:58 »
Wait I thought the PC housing was what made Inks... Inks. If they become opaque they become just like the rest of the Gaterons right?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 16:09:17 »
I'm down, do y'all see the form or am I blind?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 16:32:40 »

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 16:40:07 »
Oh hell yes!

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #24 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 16:49:03 »
make the top housing color the same as the bottom and I'm in

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #25 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 17:15:38 »
make the top housing color the same as the bottom and I'm in
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #26 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 18:22:18 »
make the top housing color the same as the bottom and I'm in
Preach

I actually prefer it the way it is because then, when the switches are installed, you just get that light grey border surrounding the blue-grey top housing. I agree that standalone and uninstalled the two tone housing is a tad jarring though.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #27 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 19:13:23 »
take my money

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #28 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 21:23:10 »
Cool  :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 21:50:38 »
Gaterons so expensive now :/

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #30 on: Wed, 18 September 2019, 22:41:57 »
Why are these ink switches?  I thought ink was just gateron's name for their color tinted polycarb (clear) switches.  Aren't these just a custom color like linjar?

I've had a lot of issues with milky gaterons lately so Either way is fine with me, as long as it's not milky material.

This also confused me.  I mean linjar switches were only $0.35/piece at an MOQ of 20,000 and these are over double the price for 5 times the MOQ, so I would hope that they are legit inks at that price.

The legs on my milky gat tops got loose after modding them last time I built with them, but I haven't seen any issues in day-to-day usage.
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #31 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 03:10:22 »
Linear?? 😭

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #32 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 05:02:24 »
Why are these ink switches?  I thought ink was just gateron's name for their color tinted polycarb (clear) switches.  Aren't these just a custom color like linjar?

I've had a lot of issues with milky gaterons lately so Either way is fine with me, as long as it's not milky material.

This also confused me.  I mean linjar switches were only $0.35/piece at an MOQ of 20,000 and these are over double the price for 5 times the MOQ, so I would hope that they are legit inks at that price.

The legs on my milky gat tops got loose after modding them last time I built with them, but I haven't seen any issues in day-to-day usage.

putting "ink" in the name doubles the price!

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #33 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 05:50:00 »
Neat. I'd give them a try.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #34 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 08:39:48 »
Definitely interested in this. I assume you've reached out to gateron to ensure that "Ink" switches are possible with opaque housings and that it won't effect smoothness/feel? Also any idea if the yellow springs would be coated with the same black coating that stock inks have?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #35 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 09:13:57 »
Definitely interested but looking forward to clarifying what material/s are going to be used for the switch housing and how that compares to the OG inks.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #36 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 09:42:47 »
OG inks? lol...
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #37 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 10:14:52 »
Interested in this!

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #38 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 16:04:39 »
What is the difference between FEI/Tang/Linjars and these?

Is the actual housing mold different between Inks and the other Gat Linears? Because these won't come with Ink springs either?

I'm struggling to see what makes these Inks over the FEI/Tang/Linjars. I'm sure there is something I am missing - so some clarification would be great.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #39 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 16:07:52 »
I need these now. Holy I was planning to put my 8008 on inks anyways and now this perfect!.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #40 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 16:40:50 »
I understand the interest in what makes these inks. The Gateron contact themselves used the term "Opaque Ink" switch and they are quoted like the ink switches. So I had no doubt that these are the same "premium" mixture that is in the inks we all know and love, but just opaque. However, before the IC, I did not specifically request an actual confirmation on it. The use of the term "Opaque Ink" by Gateron and the quote insured me they were more than just recolored normal Gateron Opaque housings.

I have reached out with this specific question, because I do not want to give a definitive answer to everyone's question, when I don't have the actual information. So I hope you can bear with me while I wait for that information.
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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #41 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 18:19:01 »
This is sexy but might need more clarification on the material.

Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #42 on: Thu, 19 September 2019, 21:41:45 »
take my money lol

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #43 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 06:53:42 »
I'm down, do y'all see the form or am I blind?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #44 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 12:42:54 »
In like dinkey king.

What's the big difference between the two springs?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #45 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 12:45:26 »
Unfortunately I didn't buy 8008 but I love the look of these switches.

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #46 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 16:05:30 »
Tactile or bust

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #47 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 20:39:20 »
If the MOQ were to be reached, would they be shipped with the 8008?

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #48 on: Fri, 20 September 2019, 21:04:52 »
OMG YES. i'll literally hold off my build until i get your gmk 8008 and this XD

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Re: [IC] 8008 Ink Switches
« Reply #49 on: Sat, 21 September 2019, 04:12:15 »
is this a noob thread?  :eek:
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