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Offline nostyle_au

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[GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« on: Thu, 30 March 2023, 17:30:26 »
KKB Miami Dawn

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A new day arrives for a classic keycap set. KKB Miami Dawn is a rerun of Miami Dusk with improved kitting and availability. Manufactured using double shot ABS by Keykobo.

Kitting:


All in one base kit featuring support for many layouts including varying bars. The palm tree novelty was beautifully designed by onecreativemind.

Colours:

Colours are simple, magenta and cyan on beige. Specifically MG1, TU2, U9 and L9. Keykobo is capable of matching GMK colours 1:1. See samples below.

Samples:
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Vendors:

OCE: Daily Clack - 127 AUD
USA: Mekibo - 85 USD
CA: Apex Keyboards - 120 CAD
EU: KEYGEM - 95 EUR (inc VAT)
UK: Proto[Typist] - 70.83 GBP (exc VAT)
SEA: Hex Keyboards - 120 SGD
MENA: SandKeys - 315 AED
CH: ZFrontier - 599 RMB
Prices listed in the format of Base Kit / Hibi

Dates:

We are running until the 27th of April

Estimated delivery Q3 2023

Board Renders:









Board Photos:







Thanks to:

- Joe of UKKeycaps for providing permission to rerun this set
- ankit for your help with kitting and bouncing ideas off of
- justterry for graciously providing board files for renders
- would for doing the same
- and rainkeebs too
- elvenmonster for the fabulous photos of the original set
« Last Edit: Mon, 03 April 2023, 18:27:18 by nostyle_au »

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 30 March 2023, 17:32:48 »
Approved :thumb:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 30 March 2023, 17:36:38 »
glwb nostyle  :cool:
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 30 March 2023, 17:45:17 »
Love this! Excited to see more from KKB and what they have to offer with this price and lead time. GLWGB!

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 31 March 2023, 16:31:11 »
Interesting set for sure. GL!  :thumb:
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 31 March 2023, 17:34:14 »
I'm down, thanks mr nostyle

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 01 April 2023, 04:32:59 »
Good kitting, good design, good price. Hard to say no to grabbing a second base kit - I am just not sure that I am cool enough.

Offline nostyle_au

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 01 April 2023, 20:10:49 »
Day 1 sales are looking reasonable, still waiting on a few vendors to report numbers before we can provide an update on progress!

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 03 April 2023, 05:32:25 »
glwgb  :cool: hope numbers are looking good
i made gmk handarbeige+

Offline nostyle_au

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 03 April 2023, 18:25:38 »
Unfortunately due to low sales in the first weekend myself and vendors came to the unanimous decision to stop offering the Hibi, we felt it'd be better to end it early than have more customers waiting on refunds for a product that won't reach MOQ. Sorry to say, but I don't think the target audience for this set had much crossover with the target audience for a metal artisan unfortunately.

In more positive news, ZFrontier has come on board last minute to offer a Chinese vendor! If you know anyone who was after the set in China now's a great opportunity to pick it up https://www.zfrontier.com/app/mch/10aRAX2YEjLl

Still waiting on one vendor to report early sales, however once that's done there'll be an update on that.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 04 April 2023, 10:23:56 »
very sad to see the Hibi go but hey! I've just bought my basekit  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 04 April 2023, 11:59:39 »
Unfortunately due to low sales in the first weekend myself and vendors came to the unanimous decision to stop offering the Hibi, we felt it'd be better to end it early than have more customers waiting on refunds for a product that won't reach MOQ.

Thanks for putting that lovely novelty design in the base-kit! I'll definitely miss the Hibi less this way

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 04 April 2023, 17:47:48 »
market is flooded with beige sets nowadays, also KBB is still an unknown manufacture.
KBB Beige failed GB very recently
now if this was Miami Night, it would sell like hot cakes
« Last Edit: Tue, 04 April 2023, 17:51:42 by involuntarysoul »

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 04 April 2023, 19:52:00 »
KBB Beige failed GB very recently
This isn't beige.

now if this was Miami Night, it would sell like hot cakes
This isn't that either.

I hope the GB's going well. I think you were bold to go with Key Kobo but I think the more manufacturers we have, the better. Shame the Hibi wasn't gonna make it but I guess that's how it is with a relatively cheap set.
« Last Edit: Wed, 05 April 2023, 10:46:33 by aicyborg »

Offline nostyle_au

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 04 April 2023, 20:08:56 »
market is flooded with beige sets nowadays, also KBB is still an unknown manufacture.
KBB Beige failed GB very recently
now if this was Miami Night, it would sell like hot cakes

KKB Beige ran at a significantly higher price than this. The manufacturer is new but with Geon and NK both selling sets from them I’d hardly say unknown.

Miami Nights while a great set wasn’t the goal here, the intention was to rerun a classic but tiny set with permission from the original designer.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 07 April 2023, 03:59:20 »
market is flooded with beige sets nowadays, also KBB is still an unknown manufacture.
KBB Beige failed GB very recently
now if this was Miami Night, it would sell like hot cakes
would love to see this trash take completely destroyed by the set reaching moq and getting made

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 07 April 2023, 12:12:45 »
The colorway is nice. Really good kitting too, esp with 40s support.  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 07 April 2023, 12:37:10 »
I'm a sucker for beige sets with colored legends. It's classic, yet modern. Just a splash of color or the timeless beige. I'm all for this.
One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, Fourteen, Fifteen, Sixteen, Seventeen, Eighteen, Nineteen, Twenty... Yeah that seems about right.
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 07 April 2023, 19:26:23 »
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 07 April 2023, 22:56:49 »
would love to see this trash take completely destroyed by the set reaching moq and getting made

all depends on how much extras vendors willing to gamble on

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 12 April 2023, 19:18:57 »

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #21 on: Tue, 18 April 2023, 04:17:39 »
is it possible to run this with a lower MOQ and more expensive base?

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 18 April 2023, 18:52:21 »
is it possible to run this with a lower MOQ and more expensive base?

200 MCQ is already low, ppl just don't trust Keykobo yet

Offline nostyle_au

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 20 April 2023, 18:43:15 »
Week left! I'm confident we can still make it so if you're debating buying now's the time  ;)

Not a huge amount of sales since last week but usually the final week is the big one  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #25 on: Wed, 26 April 2023, 02:17:25 »
BUY THIS SET

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #27 on: Wed, 26 April 2023, 22:24:45 »
That's what I'm talking about!

Wake up, sheeple! Miami Dawn is in Group Buy!!

Offline nostyle_au

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #28 on: Thu, 27 April 2023, 18:23:00 »
We’re staying open a few extra days due to zFrontier starting a little later than other regions. Last chance to buy over the weekend :thumb:

If you were worried about joining thinking it wouldn’t be made, we’re at a point where it basically guaranteed  ;D

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #29 on: Thu, 04 May 2023, 21:57:43 »
This made it, right?

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #30 on: Thu, 04 May 2023, 23:25:37 »
Yeah we've made it, just waiting on final numbers from zfrontier before we get a graph up  :cool:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #31 on: Sun, 07 May 2023, 13:08:28 »
Yeah we've made it, just waiting on final numbers from zfrontier before we get a graph up  :cool:

grats  ;D

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #33 on: Mon, 08 May 2023, 02:34:15 »
Thanks dvorcol! As can be seen in the update above we've made MOQ. I'm now in talks with KKB to organise invoicing and production, I will update whenever I have more info  :thumb:

Thanks to everyone who supported the set, and to those who missed the GB; you'll have plenty of chance for extras  ;D

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #34 on: Mon, 15 May 2023, 20:58:08 »
Invoicing has been completed and deposit has been paid. Production has started as of today.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #35 on: Tue, 16 May 2023, 05:50:17 »
Love this. If you ever make another set in the future, and want a metal artisan keycap collaboration. Please do get in touch as we offer amazing quality & amazing prices.

Discord: Luke!#8865

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #36 on: Mon, 03 July 2023, 19:47:22 »
Fun little pic for everyone while we wait



Production is underway  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #37 on: Fri, 21 July 2023, 16:55:49 »
Fun little pic for everyone while we wait
Production is underway  :thumb:

LET'S GO

Great to see some pictures, thanks, nostyle <3

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #38 on: Sat, 22 July 2023, 04:51:36 »
Production pretty much wrapped up, organising shipping now. Shouldn't be too much longer, I've asked Keykobo to send me a set directly so I can get some photos of the final product for you all while we wait for sea freight.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 13 August 2023, 19:09:47 »
I've received delivery of my personal set for review and first off it looks awesome. The keys are perfect and it's exactly how I imagined. A full review with in depth photos will come soon and I'm excited to share more of it.

Unfortunately, during inspection I did find one minor production error. The 2 1u blank keys meant as Super alternatives have been produced as convex rather than concave. This is due to me not clearly specifying this to Keykobo and I should not have made the assumption that this would be manufactured concave when primarily blanks are used as space keys.

Keykobo has graciously offered to produce replacements for these two keys at an expedited pace. This will result in a slight delay of approximately one week for manufacturing, however means you will get all the keys as intended.

Once again I'd like to specify this was an issue of communication on my part. I'd like to apologise for the delays to my customers, and the inconvenience to my vendors and Keykobo.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #40 on: Wed, 23 August 2023, 07:52:36 »
All sets are now on the way to vendors with fix kits included. You can expect standard freight times before sets will ship out.

Personally I'm overjoyed with how the set turned out, it's such great quality and just as I imagined. I can't wait for you to all have the sets in hand soon. Thanks so much to everyone who supported the project  :thumb:





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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #41 on: Tue, 29 August 2023, 15:38:24 »
All sets are now on the way to vendors with fix kits included. You can expect standard freight times before sets will ship out.

Personally I'm overjoyed with how the set turned out, it's such great quality and just as I imagined. I can't wait for you to all have the sets in hand soon. Thanks so much to everyone who supported the project  :thumb:

this looks perfect. can't wait to get my set.

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Re: [GB] Keykobo Miami Dawn
« Reply #42 on: Tue, 29 August 2023, 20:35:32 »
Looks amazing. Well done mate.