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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #50 on: Wed, 28 October 2020, 08:24:55 »
I find it harder and harder to be excited for sub 500 FCFS, lol.

I am thinking of upping it. This seems to have a lot more interest than my previous GB.
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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #51 on: Sat, 31 October 2020, 10:58:35 »
Really nice looking piece. Any chance for split backspace support? glwic!

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #52 on: Sat, 31 October 2020, 12:05:47 »
Really nice looking piece. Any chance for split backspace support? glwic!

Split backspace unfortunately isn't going to happen, just too tight with sockets but split spacebar is likely to happen. Will release plate files though if anybody want's to build their own.

Split backspace is going to be on the soldered board option.
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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #53 on: Sat, 31 October 2020, 19:21:01 »
Very good design! I like it

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 20:41:10 »
Packaging is coming along nicely. Should have some updates on the full prototype in a handful of weeks. Discord has a video of packaging showing inside as well.

« Last Edit: Tue, 10 November 2020, 21:10:49 by MechMountain »

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #55 on: Tue, 10 November 2020, 21:02:02 »
I like this, but I'm sad to hear that split backspace support is out of the question. That kills it for me, unfortunately.

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #56 on: Thu, 12 November 2020, 16:41:36 »
Yeah, if it was soldered I would definitely support more layouts like split backspace. Unfortunate it's so hard to do with hotswap. There's definitely a market in my opinion for a new type of hotswap socket that's more compact. I've seen some new stuff out there but nothing I'd trust yet.

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #57 on: Mon, 16 November 2020, 03:14:53 »
I really like this design! I probably won't be able to get it but I'd love to see how they turn out

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 13 January 2021, 14:45:04 »
Dang, Current. I managed to ignore this board for almost 3 months. Then I made the mistake of looking at the Noire example on your Discord. The sculpting is :thumb:

 

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 00:10:48 »
I finally have a Dolores prototype in hand! Sending it off to get Cerakoted with some of the Hatchet-01s that are coming in for production.

Put a handful of switches in, and it feels absolutely incredible. Once PCBs are in, I'll be able to test whether my FEA efforts were worthwhile.

In other news, I am considering offering custom Pantone matching with enamel paint. This option would be an almost commission level of effort per board and be much higher priced than the Cerakote. That said, I would like to offer the service during a GB run to keep costs outside the stratosphere compared to standard commissions. Let me know your thoughts!





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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 00:52:54 »
Do you have any higher res photos of the prototype?  These are kinda small, hard to make out details.

I see them in discord  :thumb:
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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #61 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 10:45:45 »
Really nice looking piece. Any chance for split backspace support? glwic!

So we are now going to have two different PCB options. One hotswap with a standard ANSI layout and plate. The second will be a soldered board with split backspace, split spacebar, ISO, etc below:


 

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 11:25:30 »
Really great work so far! Really excited for GB!

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #63 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 12:27:05 »
It is a very good looking little board.  Nice work.  The cream and black has a retro feeling that would suit GMK Noire very well.
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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #64 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 13:37:43 »
EEEEEK all the colours!!! <3 :eek: Love it!

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Re: [IC] Dolores - New Gasket Mount - 30+ cerakote colors - VIA Hotswap PCB
« Reply #65 on: Tue, 16 February 2021, 14:17:05 »
Just when I think I can ignore this board, or more accurately my wallet can, there's something to pull me in. This time it's the split space bar.  :thumb:

So we are now going to have two different PCB options. One hotswap with a standard ANSI layout and plate. The second will be a soldered board with split backspace, split spacebar, ISO, etc below:

FWIW, my interest is in Cerakote. The Pantone matching sounds amazing but I choose to unleash my OCD tendencies in other ways.  :D