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Offline unicorn855

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 08 December 2022, 13:11:45 »
I see, thank you :) I don't have/use Insta so I don't generally know what happens there, but it's good to know that the mat samples were approved :) Since I am in the EU, I ordered the mat from Mykeyboard, so I can expect them to be arriving in about a month or two (or at least be on the lookout for a discord ping there). That's fine, nice to hear that all is slowly but surely working out as intended :)

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #51 on: Fri, 09 December 2022, 12:10:25 »
This set is stunning. OMG

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 27 December 2022, 13:30:50 »
No update on samples

Offline phrj

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 31 January 2023, 05:29:01 »
Any day now


Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 07 February 2023, 07:54:43 »
https://imgur.com/a/JhlYGbI


Discord convo regarding samples. 

Mats are completed and shipping to vendors according to Zion Studio, the vendor in charge of mats. Kono elected to produce their own mats
« Last Edit: Tue, 07 February 2023, 08:00:40 by TyPo.mk »

Offline unicorn855

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | why are we on this earth if only to suffer?
« Reply #55 on: Tue, 07 February 2023, 08:56:28 »
I don't know if it is funny, but I find it remarkable that a keycap set titled Axolotls is taking this absurdly long to move forward (I am completely aware that none of those delays are TyPo.mk's fault), it's almost as if, just like for the axolotl, time has lost some of its meaning :)
Still, it's great that the mats are completed and to be expected at the vendors soonish  :thumb:

That you for continually posting updates here :)

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | why are we on this earth if only to suffer?
« Reply #56 on: Tue, 07 February 2023, 10:06:22 »
I don't know if it is funny, but I find it remarkable that a keycap set titled Axolotls is taking this absurdly long to move forward (I am completely aware that none of those delays are TyPo.mk's fault), it's almost as if, just like for the axolotl, time has lost some of its meaning :)
Still, it's great that the mats are completed and to be expected at the vendors soonish  :thumb:

That you for continually posting updates here :)

Epbt refuses to undergo metamorphosis!


Mat photos, corgi mat included as point of reference since pro photos of it exist:
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« Last Edit: Tue, 07 February 2023, 10:15:08 by TyPo.mk »

Offline phrj

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Awaiting samples
« Reply #57 on: Thu, 09 February 2023, 14:56:16 »
Thanks for your continued efforts.

https://imgur.com/a/JhlYGbI


Discord convo regarding samples. 

Mats are completed and shipping to vendors according to Zion Studio, the vendor in charge of mats. Kono elected to produce their own mats

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | why are we on this earth if only to suffer?
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 08 March 2023, 20:27:35 »


sample photo from kbdfans
Going off the photo, I feel that the legend color is still more saturated than renders but at this point I don't know if its different enough to warrant delaying the set even further and they may be as good as its going to get. I'll wait to see it with my own eyes before passing judgement

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 14 March 2023, 19:28:31 »
These samples are approved.
I think all the cap colors are PERFECT, the legend color is certainly more saturated than the renders and the chosen Pantone. Iím told the legend color was matched as closely to 217u as epbt can get so weíre going to move into production.

Mats have been shipped to vendors

Offline andromache

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #60 on: Wed, 15 March 2023, 08:18:54 »
Keycap colors look great! Shame about the legends...I'm not unhappy with how the final product will turn out (based on your photos) but EPBT's entire sampling process seems totally ridiculous. Looking forward to having fun with all the cute accent colors and novelties when this eventually ships though!

Offline phrj

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 15 March 2023, 14:21:26 »
The deeper legend colour looks like it changes the whole vibe of the set from that sample pic, at least to me. Will see how they look in person I guess. At least it's progress.

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #62 on: Thu, 16 March 2023, 06:53:36 »
The deeper legend colour looks like it changes the whole vibe of the set from that sample pic, at least to me. Will see how they look in person I guess. At least it's progress.

I asked about potentially another try at this color and to confirm they were matching 217U  and Iíve been told itís as close as they can get so not really much else I can do. I told them it was too dark in the previous round of samples (7 months ago) and itís maybe 1% lighter this time. I guess whatever method epbt is using now makes it difficult to hit these pastels with dyesub.

I will say in daylight the alpha legends look softer pink (less red hued) than the factory photo above but Iím struggling to capture it with my camera (I only have a phone camera atm)
« Last Edit: Thu, 16 March 2023, 08:35:51 by TyPo.mk »

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 16 March 2023, 15:11:19 »
For those of you not on my instagram
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Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #64 on: Thu, 06 April 2023, 05:55:12 »
Production should complete in 2 weeks

Offline phrj

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #65 on: Fri, 21 April 2023, 09:37:17 »
 :eek:

Offline Synergist

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | why are we on this earth if only to suffer?
« Reply #66 on: Tue, 25 April 2023, 09:04:15 »
Show Image


sample photo from kbdfans
Going off the photo, I feel that the legend color is still more saturated than renders but at this point I don't know if its different enough to warrant delaying the set even further and they may be as good as its going to get. I'll wait to see it with my own eyes before passing judgement

Looks fantastic!

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | SAMPLE PHOTO
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 04 May 2023, 20:32:57 »
Production has completed and this is ready to ship to vendors.

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #68 on: Mon, 22 May 2023, 09:35:57 »
I was lead to believe the vendor in charge of deskmats had shipped the other vendors their mats back and December (and no one else told me otherwise) but it seems there was a mix up and they never sent them until recently, hopefully mats arrive to vendors soon.

Also, Alphakeys.ca has gone radio silence and closed their discord to messages. They are not answering messages to arrange for shipping of the deskmats (keycap shipping was arranged awhile back)
If youíre an alphakeys customer do you best to contact them, I donít know if theyíre fulfilling orders at all or have gone out of business. Itís probably worth contacting your CC company/paypal if you bought from them.

Offline hiadica

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #69 on: Mon, 29 May 2023, 12:37:06 »
Thatís quite unfortunate. I joined the gb through alphakeys, and have since switched banks, so I canít even contact them for a refund. I sent a message to Mike (owner of alphakeys) and no replyÖ sounds like I might be sol ?

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #70 on: Mon, 29 May 2023, 17:45:00 »
Thatís quite unfortunate. I joined the gb through alphakeys, and have since switched banks, so I canít even contact them for a refund. I sent a message to Mike (owner of alphakeys) and no replyÖ sounds like I might be sol ?

Iím trying to work on a solution but no promises :(

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #71 on: Tue, 30 May 2023, 08:54:18 »
If you purchased from Alphakeys please reach out to me via dm or Ty#0711 on discord

Offline o3okevin

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #72 on: Tue, 30 May 2023, 09:25:11 »
If you purchased from Alphakeys please reach out to me via dm or Ty#0711 on discord
pming

Offline phrj

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Shipping
« Reply #73 on: Sun, 04 June 2023, 11:27:36 »
I should have my keycaps tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing how they've come out.

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Alphakeys Customers please reach out!
« Reply #74 on: Sun, 02 July 2023, 09:16:41 »
Iím fulfilling Alphakeys KEYCAP orders myself, if you bought from them and havenít already contacted me please reach out over discord - typo.mk or instagram- @typo.mk

Iím missing 8 customers contact info!

I unfortunate cannot fulfill his deskmat orders (he never paid the manu)

Offline lordvader89a

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | Alphakeys Customers please reach out!
« Reply #75 on: Sun, 09 July 2023, 05:29:32 »
Are there any updates for mykeyboard.eu? There still hasn't been any notification from their side...

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #76 on: Wed, 12 July 2023, 19:28:52 »
Kono has received their shipment and it will be shipping out soon
Alphakeys apparently had all vendor emails go to spam and a dog ate his homework but he is back now and will receive the sets soon
I reached out to mykeeb for an update

Offline lordvader89a

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 17 July 2023, 08:37:44 »
Thanks for asking them directly too...Have they answered already? My email from 1w ago has not gotten a reply yet :/

Offline lordvader89a

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 10 August 2023, 13:07:22 »
I have finally gotten a reply by mykeyboard.eu, but I am not sure whether I should laugh:

>Hello, we are expect shipment to arrive within coming months. please contact us if by the end of November you still >
haven't heard from us.

What?

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #79 on: Thu, 10 August 2023, 15:20:39 »
The set looks fantastic, amazing work!

 

Offline TyPo.mk

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #80 on: Sat, 12 August 2023, 13:44:39 »
I have finally gotten a reply by mykeyboard.eu, but I am not sure whether I should laugh:

>Hello, we are expect shipment to arrive within coming months. please contact us if by the end of November you still >
haven't heard from us.

What?

They did not answer me at all.

The set looks fantastic, amazing work!

Thank you <3

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Re: [GB] ePBT Axolotls | kono shipping soon, Alphakeys reappeared
« Reply #81 on: Thu, 24 August 2023, 12:42:19 »
hey why are the legends so small ?