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Offline iMav

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« on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 02:42:34 »
Ok.  It has come to my attention that several of you would like to see additional color schemes.

For this next group buy, we will do a black key with bright orange lettering (in honor of the site's dark theme).  Revised pricing is as follows (since I realized the old pricing isn't quite covering the order and shipping):

USA - First key $7 shipped, additional keys +$4 each.
Non-USA - First key $11 shipped, additional keys +$4 each.

Pre-pay just like the last batch.  Send money via paypal (as a gift if at all possible) to herzog [at] uhhh [dot] org .  Please include number of keys, your mailing address, and your geekhack alias/username.

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« Reply #1 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 10:13:49 »
What's the turnaround usually Mav? Im interested in one for sure.

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« Reply #2 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 10:18:37 »
Quote from: dareuhl;272933
What's the turnaround usually Mav? Im interested in one for sure.
Since this is the start of a new one, it will be a couple of weeks.  I typically place the order as soon as I have about a dozen interested parties.  Although, since I don't have any of this color combination myself, I'll likely place the order sometime this week because I'll be anxious myself to get them.  :)

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« Reply #3 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 10:24:11 »
Awesome. Expect a paypal today or tomorrow once I get off work ha.

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« Reply #4 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 11:43:45 »
Looking through the previous geekhack key thread, I assume this new batch will only be for cherry MX switches, as well?

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« Reply #5 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 12:30:23 »
Quote from: Broncosoozie;272985
Looking through the previous geekhack key thread, I assume this new batch will only be for cherry MX switches, as well?


We have done Alps in the past as well.  Might just take a bit longer.  Heck, let's make both available this round!

Just specify which type (Cherry or Alps) in the paypal msg.  I'll assume cherry if none specified.

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« Reply #6 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 12:39:56 »
ygpp
Keyboards:
IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard (Used), HHKB Pro 2 (White, Lettered), Realforce 87U all-45g in White, Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Cherry MX Browns, Model F PC/ATNoppoo Choc Mini (MX Browns), Model F XT, IBM Model M 1397735 (bought NIB), (2) Siig Minitouch (GHSS) one with XM, one with complicated ALPs (modded),2 Dell AT101W, Cherry G80-11900HRMUS (modded with MX browns)



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« Reply #7 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:31:28 »
Quote from: ripster;273024
I'm not sure if Signature can do Buckling Springs but ....


That would be great!
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« Reply #8 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:38:19 »
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I'm not sure if Signature can do Buckling Springs but ....

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+1 to the panic button ha.

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« Reply #9 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:40:08 »
Melissa at SP has told me repeatedly that they can only do Cherry and Alps.

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« Reply #10 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:45:47 »
Hey iMav, do you still have some of the red/white ALPs GH keys? Prefer those colors!
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« Reply #11 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:50:49 »
Quote from: kidchunks;273103
Hey iMav, do you still have some of the red/white ALPs GH keys? Prefer those colors!

I have maybe four total.  If you want a couple, follow the above directions and make sure and specify that you want the red/white alps ones.  

NOTE, I'm likely out of these completely after Kindchunks, so nobody else try and order them from me unless you check with me first!!

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« Reply #12 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 14:53:47 »
Quote from: ripster;273024
I'm not sure if Signature can do Buckling Springs but ....

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Go contact Unicomp. Though you can't do the orange on gray scheme since they'll probably only offer black lettering.

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« Reply #13 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 15:00:11 »
Quote from: Pylon;273106
Go contact Unicomp. Though you can't do the orange on gray scheme since they'll probably only offer black lettering.

I would never organize a group buy of specially-printed keys from Unicomp.  Very low quality IMHO.  But they (Unicomp) have many other fine qualities.

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« Reply #14 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 17:27:45 »
Quote from: iMav;273111
I would never organize a group buy of specially-printed keys from Unicomp.  Very low quality IMHO.  But they (Unicomp) have many other fine qualities.


Is it of worse quality than model M's? I thought they used the same processes..
Keyboards:
IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard (Used), HHKB Pro 2 (White, Lettered), Realforce 87U all-45g in White, Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Cherry MX Browns, Model F PC/ATNoppoo Choc Mini (MX Browns), Model F XT, IBM Model M 1397735 (bought NIB), (2) Siig Minitouch (GHSS) one with XM, one with complicated ALPs (modded),2 Dell AT101W, Cherry G80-11900HRMUS (modded with MX browns)



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Logitech G500, Evoluent VerticalMouse 3, Logitech G5, CST 2545W, Microsoft IntelliMouse Trackball, Logitech M570, Logitech MX revolution


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« Reply #15 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 17:54:51 »
The custom keys they have done for me are crap:



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« Reply #16 on: Tue, 04 January 2011, 19:22:15 »
ew... Maybe it isn't the best idea to order custom keys from them, lol.
Keyboards:
IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard (Used), HHKB Pro 2 (White, Lettered), Realforce 87U all-45g in White, Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Cherry MX Browns, Model F PC/ATNoppoo Choc Mini (MX Browns), Model F XT, IBM Model M 1397735 (bought NIB), (2) Siig Minitouch (GHSS) one with XM, one with complicated ALPs (modded),2 Dell AT101W, Cherry G80-11900HRMUS (modded with MX browns)



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Logitech G500, Evoluent VerticalMouse 3, Logitech G5, CST 2545W, Microsoft IntelliMouse Trackball, Logitech M570, Logitech MX revolution


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« Reply #17 on: Sat, 08 January 2011, 19:20:41 »
Money sent for 2 keys mav! Sorry for the lag, thought I had already sent it for some reason.

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« Reply #18 on: Sat, 08 January 2011, 20:03:33 »
Quote from: dareuhl;275456
Money sent for 2 keys mav! Sorry for the lag, thought I had already sent it for some reason.


me too, thanks iMav!

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« Reply #19 on: Sat, 08 January 2011, 23:25:02 »
I sent in for two keys a few days back!
Current Keyboards
Unicomp Space Saver (white) ~ HHKB2 ~ White Filco Red Cherry Limited Edition (Imsto Grey on White PBT + Group 3 keys + Awry keys)  ~ Realforce 87U 45g + Realforce 87U Variable + Realforce Numpad :biggrin1:+ MJ2 White Blue Cherry 87key

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ClickClack Red Eye Skull *(2)* *(3)* *(4)*~ Black Eye Skull *(2)* *(3)* ~ Closeup ~  Topre WASD (Thanks Yak & DB!)

WTT & WTS
WTS White Filco Red Cherry Limited Edition (still deciding!)
Sold ~ Filco Blue Cherry; Majestouch 104 nonprinted keycaps; Noppoo Choco Mini 茶轴 (brown switches);  Topre 87u Variable ; Topre 87u 55g ; MY7000 Doubleshots ; Round 1 Doubleshots    
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« Reply #20 on: Sun, 09 January 2011, 01:57:38 »
I have LOTS of custom Unicomp keys and all appear to have quality dyesub jobs.  I'll look more closely, or have my wife do so since my eyesight is not the best.
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« Reply #21 on: Sun, 16 January 2011, 16:11:08 »
in for 5 keys, cash sent.
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« Reply #22 on: Sun, 16 January 2011, 17:30:48 »
Cherry keys are pretty much sold out (couple left).  LOTS of Alps available (I'm sure I'll have plenty of these around for a while).

Offline ironman31

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« Reply #23 on: Sun, 16 January 2011, 18:02:55 »
Have the orange and black ones been ordered?
Keyboards:
IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard (Used), HHKB Pro 2 (White, Lettered), Realforce 87U all-45g in White, Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Cherry MX Browns, Model F PC/ATNoppoo Choc Mini (MX Browns), Model F XT, IBM Model M 1397735 (bought NIB), (2) Siig Minitouch (GHSS) one with XM, one with complicated ALPs (modded),2 Dell AT101W, Cherry G80-11900HRMUS (modded with MX browns)



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« Reply #24 on: Tue, 18 January 2011, 01:29:31 »
Quote from: iMav;279564
Cherry keys are pretty much sold out (couple left).  LOTS of Alps available (I'm sure I'll have plenty of these around for a while).


In that case change my order to 4 Cherry and one ALPS, no need for me to hog the keys. I'll send you a pm as well.
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Offline Jasonszion

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« Reply #25 on: Tue, 18 January 2011, 08:40:30 »
Are any of the cherry keys still available? :)

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« Reply #26 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 06:49:24 »
Quote from: Jasonszion;280338
Are any of the cherry keys still available? :)


same question from me :)

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« Reply #27 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 10:54:08 »
Quote from: ironman31;279578
Have the orange and black ones been ordered?


iMav, any updates on these?

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« Reply #28 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 16:13:56 »
keys have arrived.  I will ship out on monday.  I can then give you an update on what is still available.  (will be thin on Cherry, but should have a lot of Alps available)


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« Reply #29 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 16:16:10 »
I'm down for a couple cherry keys, if they're still available.

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« Reply #30 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 16:32:33 »
Can't wait for mine, they look great!
Keyboards:
IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard (Used), HHKB Pro 2 (White, Lettered), Realforce 87U all-45g in White, Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Cherry MX Browns, Model F PC/ATNoppoo Choc Mini (MX Browns), Model F XT, IBM Model M 1397735 (bought NIB), (2) Siig Minitouch (GHSS) one with XM, one with complicated ALPs (modded),2 Dell AT101W, Cherry G80-11900HRMUS (modded with MX browns)



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« Reply #31 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 17:00:29 »
Quote from: keyboardlover;283005
I'm down for a couple cherry keys, if they're still available.


Ditto : )
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« Reply #32 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 17:12:09 »
Quote from: iMav;283004
keys have arrived.  I will ship out on monday.  I can then give you an update on what is still available.  (will be thin on Cherry, but should have a lot of Alps available)



such sexy orange on black~

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« Reply #33 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 19:20:09 »
Wow, these look great!
Current Keyboards
Unicomp Space Saver (white) ~ HHKB2 ~ White Filco Red Cherry Limited Edition (Imsto Grey on White PBT + Group 3 keys + Awry keys)  ~ Realforce 87U 45g + Realforce 87U Variable + Realforce Numpad :biggrin1:+ MJ2 White Blue Cherry 87key

Keycaps
ClickClack Red Eye Skull *(2)* *(3)* *(4)*~ Black Eye Skull *(2)* *(3)* ~ Closeup ~  Topre WASD (Thanks Yak & DB!)

WTT & WTS
WTS White Filco Red Cherry Limited Edition (still deciding!)
Sold ~ Filco Blue Cherry; Majestouch 104 nonprinted keycaps; Noppoo Choco Mini 茶轴 (brown switches);  Topre 87u Variable ; Topre 87u 55g ; MY7000 Doubleshots ; Round 1 Doubleshots    
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« Reply #34 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 22:45:30 »
The Geekhack key caps are great for any of you on the fence.  I'm typing on a cherry with the white on red version right now, and it's making my typing "skillz" much more "leet".  

Guaranteed to get you hot chicks and at least 20 more wpm.

:P

Seriously they are very nice, and it's very cool that iMav keeps making new orders for those that missed out originally.  I'm out of places to put them or I'd order more!
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« Reply #35 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 22:47:03 »
Quote from: Oqsy;283134

Guaranteed to get you hot chicks


You had me at "hot chicks". Where do I sign?

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« Reply #36 on: Sat, 22 January 2011, 23:04:45 »
Send your blank checks to me, I'll handle the rest.
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« Reply #37 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 11:48:05 »
keyboardlover and Twitchy...

There are few Cherry keys left.  There are a TON of Alps keys left.

I can swing one Cherry key for each of you if you haven't ordered already.  (follow the instructions in the first post of this thread)

These really look good on black keyboards:


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« Reply #38 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 11:54:42 »
Done and doner. Thanks iMav!

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« Reply #39 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 12:27:45 »
Quote from: keyboardlover;283357
Done and doner. Thanks iMav!
Quote from: Twitchy;283024
Ditto : )
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« Reply #40 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 12:35:06 »
Great news! Cheers
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« Reply #41 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 15:03:03 »
Ack, I completely missed this thread with the site reorganization. I'd love to get a pair of the Cherry keys, if you have 2 available, but I'd settle for a single one if that's all you can spare. Let me know, thanks!

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« Reply #42 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 15:09:33 »
Quote from: bakageta;283492
Ack, I completely missed this thread with the site reorganization. I'd love to get a pair of the Cherry keys, if you have 2 available, but I'd settle for a single one if that's all you can spare. Let me know, thanks!
I'll be stuffing padded envelopes this afternoon.  I'll let you know what I've got left later this evening.

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« Reply #43 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 16:21:51 »
Bakageta is covered.

I have two left of the Cherry keys. (and lots of the Alps keys).

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« Reply #44 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 16:40:34 »
Quote from: iMav;283521
Bakageta is covered.

I have two left of the Cherry keys. (and lots of the Alps keys).


can i haz one? ready to send payment anytime

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« Reply #45 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 16:48:51 »
payment sent for 1 cherry key

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« Reply #46 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 16:56:26 »
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payment sent for 1 cherry key
You got it!

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« Reply #47 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 16:57:49 »
Quote from: iMav;283535
You got it!

thanks!

now all i need is another red GH key..

do you have one of those lying around by any chance?
« Last Edit: Sun, 23 January 2011, 17:12:15 by manfaux »

Offline guilleguillaume

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« Reply #48 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 17:37:40 »
iMav is there any Orange/Black Cherry mx Key available?

I think this one would specially fit very well in the noppo choc mini with the brown lettering.

If the answer is yes I'm ready to pay via paypal.

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« Reply #49 on: Sun, 23 January 2011, 18:19:22 »
PayPal sent, thanks!