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Offline Croktopus

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[IC] GMK Think
« on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:45:49 »
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GMK Think is an add-on kit with blue Thinkpad-inspired accents, meant to accent a white-on-black colorway.

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The enter key is the most distinctive element of the Thinkpad's keyboard to be sure, but I also love the look of the blue sub-legends. To translate them into a keycap set, I went for accent legends on some of the keys that make the most sense for me to have blue legends.

Both the enter key and legends were color matched with RAL colors - they're very close to each other, but using the same color for the legends as for the enter key results in pretty poor legibility.

Apologies that my renders aren't top tier, but I hope the potential of the kit comes across.

So, any interest?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:46:23 »
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Offline falzm

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:48:23 »
Interested.

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« Reply #3 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:51:14 »
Interested

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:53:28 »
Looks good, this will pair nice with a number of colourways I think.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 12:56:39 »
Interested.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:00:29 »
Always interested in some accents :thumb:
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:15:40 »
Looks great. Definitely interested.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:22:29 »
Nice little kit that will match with a bunch of colorways not just WoB, I'll probably bite on one if it makes it to GB!

Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:23:13 »
That red/pink on the L/R buttons is also characteristic of T series Thinkpads.

We had some T42s going on years after they should have died given how some of us carried/treated them around the hospital. Definitely beasts  :thumb:

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:28:21 »
Nice idea. Watching this.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:31:23 »
**** yes.

I'm so down.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:32:43 »
Now that's an idea!
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 13:52:36 »
Interested!

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 14:39:55 »
As a thinkpad user, I'm in.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 15:13:12 »
So perfect i'm surprised we haven't seen it before, very interested. Would a red esc or b button be a possibility?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 15:15:08 »
Looks nice, are we attached to the diamond icons? Maybe some super or code keys instead?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 15:18:43 »
Very interested. I would love to see the Windows 10 GUI cap as well, but I would buy this as-is.
The Koreans did it all right ;)

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 16:03:33 »
Interested would love somehow to have a red trackpoint accent.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 16:15:37 »
Interested would love somehow to have a red trackpoint accent.
Red B key would be rad

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 20:54:32 »
Oh yes I’m in

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 21:09:19 »
What's the 4th board in the OP?!

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 21:10:55 »
Very nice, big potential here. Any plans for additional kits (e.g. spacebars)?

Offline Croktopus

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 21:16:41 »
So perfect i'm surprised we haven't seen it before, very interested. Would a red esc or b button be a possibility?

Same, it was one of my the first things I wanted when I got into the hobby.

and..

Interested would love somehow to have a red trackpoint accent.

Interested would love somehow to have a red trackpoint accent.
Red B key would be rad

I want to keep the kit small to keep the cost down (as I think a lot of people will be buying it for just a few of the keycaps), but I am getting tempted for a "GMK Dots"-style red trackpoint novelty, and a green B, to represent the RGB IBM logo. It's something to think about.

Looks nice, are we attached to the diamond icons? Maybe some super or code keys instead?

Very interested. I would love to see the Windows 10 GUI cap as well, but I would buy this as-is.

The diamonds are the part of the kit as it stands now that I am least attached to, but the decision i'm wavering between is removing them or changing them to another symbol. The reason they're there in the first place is to give something for GMK Hiragana's bottom row to match with for a blue-legend Fn key, so changing it out to a text mod or a windows key wouldn't make sense to me.

What's the 4th board in the OP?!

:thinking:

That would be my next IC

Very nice, big potential here. Any plans for additional kits (e.g. spacebars)?

spacebars were originally part of the kit, but the more time I spent with it the less I liked it - it ended up distracting too much from the enter key, and while the spacebar does usually have a blue sublegend of its own, the key itself is never blue. And I mean, you can say that for the escape key as well, but that's much less distracting imo, and more in line with modern sensibilities.

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« Reply #24 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 21:38:55 »
Yes

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #25 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 21:42:57 »
How about expressing the red knob by adding the red color Imprinted g, h keys or something?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #26 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 23:09:29 »
>thinkpad inspired
>no nipple

for real?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #27 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 23:52:38 »
>thinkpad inspired
>no nipple

for real?

the nipple should be included in keyboard designs that use a trackpoint, but im not making a kit to add trackpoint support to existing keebs. ive considered adding g h and b keys with cutouts, but are there enough tex owners to justify that? I hope so cuz I'm kind of a fan of some of their boards (that 7 row is real tempting for obvious reasons) , but idk. itll be in the poll
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #28 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 04:08:34 »
This is so classy. I don't have WoB so would love this!

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #29 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 04:35:01 »
Why two enters though? Isn't it better/cheaper to just go with legs or no legs?
I'd prefer icons only tbh

Nice job

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #30 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 06:33:21 »
Why two enters though? Isn't it better/cheaper to just go with legs or no legs?
I'd prefer icons only tbh

Nice job

You have sets like Drop's WoB that have legends and icons, and then you have stuff like WoB Hiragana and a few other kits and sets that use icon only, I wanted the accents to be a seamless fit with any of those sets

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #31 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 06:40:43 »
Why two enters though? Isn't it better/cheaper to just go with legs or no legs?
I'd prefer icons only tbh

Nice job

You have sets like Drop's WoB that have legends and icons, and then you have stuff like WoB Hiragana and a few other kits and sets that use icon only, I wanted the accents to be a seamless fit with any of those sets
Fair enough, thanks for the reply!

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #32 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 07:06:50 »
Neat. I am assuming the base for the black caps will be CR?
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 07:17:34 »
Interested, very interested indeed, BUT I have to be that guy and ask whether this will catch the ire of Lenovo, who I'd assume to have trademark over their distinctive shade of blue for the Enter key. PLEASE make sure you won't get into legal trouble for this set before going any further with this IC.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 07:20:08 »
Also:

CR or N9?

The kit, as is, has no problems (and I dig that you include both versions of each Enter key). A possible addition I would consider is white-on-blue arrows keycaps.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #35 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 09:08:22 »
I like the idea but I prefer color matching the OG IBM logo on Thinkpads? RGB accents for WOB will be  :thumb:


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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #36 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 09:21:40 »
Also:

CR or N9?

The kit, as is, has no problems (and I dig that you include both versions of each Enter key). A possible addition I would consider is white-on-blue arrows keycaps.

Neat. I am assuming the base for the black caps will be CR?

Yup CR and WS1

Interested, very interested indeed, BUT I have to be that guy and ask whether this will catch the ire of Lenovo, who I'd assume to have trademark over their distinctive shade of blue for the Enter key. PLEASE make sure you won't get into legal trouble for this set before going any further with this IC.

I don't believe they have a color trademark, though I will be consulting a lawyer

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #37 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 09:29:48 »
pls take my money.

we need more add on sets..

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #38 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 10:58:30 »
Yes

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #39 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 12:44:55 »
I really like this set as is, it's very clever. Blue arrow keys and F keys, which are nice accents, but presumably also chosen because the Thinkpad arrows and F keys have blue icons on them even though the arrows are white there. It calls to mind the Thinkpad keys in a subtle way.

Adding RGB keys seems a bit too crazy for this set IMO. It's really nice the way it is. Although it'd be fun with a red Esc key instead of blue – I feel like a splash of red is needed somehow.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #40 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 12:54:56 »
Dank af

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #41 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 13:30:50 »
Not a splash, just a tiny dash of RGB  ;D. At least add a RO2 and N7 enter key with WS1 legend. 

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #42 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 14:06:57 »
oooooooooo I love this XD
never looked at accent kits before but gosh XD
not flashy but dope AF!! hope this works out!!

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #43 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 14:44:09 »
Very much interested.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #44 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 17:38:18 »
interested

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #45 on: Mon, 27 January 2020, 17:56:08 »
I like this!
I would rather have Windows logos instead of the diamonds however.
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #46 on: Thu, 30 January 2020, 21:53:08 »
Red legends on G and H could be a way to capture the trackpoint look.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #47 on: Fri, 31 January 2020, 09:32:27 »
The word Think and dropping $200 on keys are not synonymous  ;D

...so clearly I'm in for one

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #48 on: Fri, 31 January 2020, 10:44:56 »
+1 for Windows logos, normally I don't like them but this is the one time they seem really appropriate.
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #49 on: Fri, 31 January 2020, 10:52:08 »
Now, now, Windows logos on keycaps are never appropriate.

Not even in a Microsoft-made keyboard.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #50 on: Fri, 31 January 2020, 13:22:07 »
Dang this totally reminds me of the Lenovo IBM membrane keyboards used at my university. I personally actually really liked the keycap colors.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 02:19:37 »
Intrested! How long would you start the group buy?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #52 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 03:52:45 »
my favorite  membrane keyboards

good idea to produce this themed keycaps.

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« Reply #53 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 05:16:33 »
my favorite  membrane keyboards
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good idea to produce this themed keycaps.

The slightly older membrane IBM keyboard was an excellent keeb, better than a lot of MX KB's of the time.  I have a few of them and I still like their weight and feel.

BTW, I am in on this for sure.

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« Reply #54 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 09:07:19 »
my favorite  membrane keyboards
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good idea to produce this themed keycaps.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #55 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 14:24:06 »
Any thoughts on gray F-keys like on T43 and earlier Thinkpads? Otherwise definitely interested.

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« Reply #56 on: Sun, 02 February 2020, 22:24:33 »
Any thoughts on gray F-keys like on T43 and earlier Thinkpads? Otherwise definitely interested.

I'd pay $25 for an addon kit with this.
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #57 on: Mon, 03 February 2020, 17:35:16 »
In, so in

I stan my thinkpads too hard not to

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #58 on: Tue, 04 February 2020, 04:21:36 »
Intrested! How long would you start the group buy?

impossible to say. reaching out to vendors now but I know GMK sets are gonna have a long lead time

Any thoughts on gray F-keys like on T43 and earlier Thinkpads? Otherwise definitely interested.
Any thoughts on gray F-keys like on T43 and earlier Thinkpads? Otherwise definitely interested.

I'd pay $25 for an addon kit with this.



It's something I went back and forth on for a while. If I was instead going to run it as a whole keycap set, that'd definitely be the route I would take, but for an accent kit that's a lot of bulk, especially since it'd be the f row plus nav cluster plus maybe even some numpad stuff like on the similar full size thinkpad-esque desktop keyboards. plus im gonna be honest, i'm not a fan of the way that exact shade of gray lines up with the rest of the wob-ness and blue accents, and i wouldnt wanna artificially darken it as that'd be less true to the original. instead, i'd recommend going back in time and picking up oblivion + the f-row kit :| maybe as an extra kit it could work but id have to talk to the eventual vendor about feasibility for that

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #59 on: Thu, 05 March 2020, 03:44:00 »
after talking to a couple people, looks like doing this as an add-on kit would be kinda prohibitively expensive at the sort of MOQ id expect this to hit. reworking it to a full set, and im liking the way its looking

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« Reply #60 on: Thu, 05 March 2020, 04:30:06 »
Ill add one or two if this happens. 
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #61 on: Thu, 05 March 2020, 06:48:55 »
after talking to a couple people, looks like doing this as an add-on kit would be kinda prohibitively expensive at the sort of MOQ id expect this to hit. reworking it to a full set, and im liking the way its looking

Nice, is it going to be icon mods or text and icon? (text and icon only please)
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 05 March 2020, 11:33:26 »
GB expected when? (icon mods only please)
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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 05 March 2020, 18:09:13 »
after talking to a couple people, looks like doing this as an add-on kit would be kinda prohibitively expensive at the sort of MOQ id expect this to hit. reworking it to a full set, and im liking the way its looking

Nice, is it going to be icon mods or text and icon? (text and icon only please)

GB expected when? (icon mods only please)

Pretty sure it'll be icon and text. I mean, I prefer that for one, but also its more true to the original (though the set in whole likely won't be that true to the original). what im considering is having an accent kit with icon only accent mods

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #64 on: Sun, 08 March 2020, 11:15:48 »
Alright, so I'm gonna have to re-IC this (I'm thinking as "GMK Thonk") but I wanted to gather some thoughts on this concept.

The idea is to make it a set unto itself, taking the Thinkpad colors as a theme, but without being just a WoB set with blue accents. This way, the thousands of people that already have WoB get a new set, plus some accents that they can kit bash, and people without it get a cool new set that stands on its own.

kit is still in broad concepts phase (considering what I want to do with red and green accents/novelties, as well as compatibility) so this is just a quick render of the basic color scheme on a full-sized layout



Alright, so I'm gonna have to re-IC this (I'm thinking as "GMK Thonk") but I wanted to gather some thoughts on this concept.

The idea is to make it a set unto itself, taking the Thinkpad colors as a theme, but without being just a WoB set with blue accents. This way, the thousands of people that already have WoB get a new set, plus some accents that they can swap around, and people without it get a cool new set that stands on its own.

kit is still in broad concepts phase (considering what I want to do with red and green accents/novelties, as well as compatibility) so this is just a quick render of what I have in mind on a full-sized set.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 08 March 2020, 11:44:17 »
just throwing out ideas, if you are going to be playing around with red and green accents you could consider making all the mods the be the same Thinkpad blue.

This way buyers of the set would get a totally different look, plus at the same time the Blue enter and esc key could be used on a standalone WoB set if the red/green accents are swapped in.

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #66 on: Sun, 08 March 2020, 11:47:48 »
i dig it!  :thumb:
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Offline Ensaum

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #67 on: Sun, 08 March 2020, 11:59:20 »
Since everyone is asking for icon only mods now, then I'll say please keep them icon+text.

Offline Icte

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #68 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 13:50:45 »
Probably the greatest add-on kit to an existing kit I've ever seen! Count me in!

Offline steezkeez

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 16:04:58 »
I understand the justification but I'm less inclined to purchase a full base kit rather than the original add-on kit.

Offline hkiri

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #70 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 16:12:40 »
Highly interested!

Since everyone is giving their opinion:
Please do both - only icon and icon + text!

Offline Ensaum

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #71 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 20:00:47 »
I understand the justification but I'm less inclined to purchase a full base kit rather than the original add-on kit.

Oh, shoot, I missed this. Yeah, I'm definitely not interested in buying a full set over just the accents.

Offline mrkantz

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #72 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 20:39:54 »
Same, only interested in the accents

Offline enrique.aliaga

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 20:41:55 »
Same, I don’t care for a full set. Accents only, please. I already own WoB.


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Online Sunhwan Jeong

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 09 March 2020, 21:03:15 »
Then you can add some more accents.
White on Grey function row (as in original Thinkpad)
Red on Black keys (g,h keys)
You can think something else.. I love these as accents

Offline Zylkan

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #75 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 03:45:16 »
Only accents here. Icon only

Offline hottrout

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #76 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 06:38:44 »
I appreciate the thinking (see what I did there) but I also only need the accents.  Also maybe worth pointing out but I will most likely buy two sets or more of the accents.
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Offline hkiri

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #77 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 08:41:32 »
Highly interested!

Since everyone is giving their opinion:
Please do both - only icon and icon + text!

Oh yeah, forgot to mention that I don't want to buy a full base kit either, I'm also only interested in the accents.
And I was referring to the Enter keys in my previous message: Please do both Enter keys, one with only the arrow and one with arrow+text!

I will also buy more than one kit.

Offline julianlamme

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #78 on: Tue, 10 March 2020, 18:40:33 »
Def will pair well with a bunch of sets. I’m in!

Offline WHAT!?

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #79 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 09:40:36 »
I'm into it. I don't happen to own GMK White on Black so I'd spring for a whole set here. Not sure if I'm in the majority though. Either way, I'd go for it.

Offline Ensaum

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #80 on: Wed, 11 March 2020, 20:32:18 »
I'm into it. I don't happen to own GMK White on Black so I'd spring for a whole set here. Not sure if I'm in the majority though. Either way, I'd go for it.

Fyi https://drop.com/buy/gmk-white-on-black-custom-keycap-set

Offline d0nk

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #81 on: Mon, 23 March 2020, 19:38:13 »
Interested. In either accents OR full-set.

Offline ptrick3

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 12:59:43 »
Interested, but as some food for thought: you could consider talking with thekeycompany and see if they could coordinate an enjoypbt double shot abs kit.

It'd probably be more affordable, and thekeycompany has been stocking their own version of white on black in enjoypbt double shot abs.

A smallish kit like this would likely still have a hefty price tag at GMK and would be stuck in the long GMK queue.

But I don't know anything about getting that organized personally.

Offline Ensaum

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #83 on: Tue, 24 March 2020, 13:45:03 »
Interested, but as some food for thought: you could consider talking with thekeycompany and see if they could coordinate an enjoypbt double shot abs kit.

It'd probably be more affordable, and thekeycompany has been stocking their own version of white on black in enjoypbt double shot abs.

A smallish kit like this would likely still have a hefty price tag at GMK and would be stuck in the long GMK queue.

But I don't know anything about getting that organized personally.

I actually asked tkc on reddit about offering doubleshot accent kits for their epbt kits. They replied that they are just a reseller and that epbt is mostly interested in volume and not small custom runs.

Offline voodoo6k

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Re: [IC] GMK Think
« Reply #84 on: Thu, 26 March 2020, 13:31:59 »
Hey! Very nice. I've been wanting a Thinkpad themed GMK set for ages.

TKC and myself are actually working on something very similar as we speak. Colour matching is under way (hint: there is no plastic Pantone colour that can match the Big Blue colour).



The trouble is, Daniel at TKC is also working on something similar to your all purple/blue idea:


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I reached out to @Croktopus privately to talk about a possible collaboration.