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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #50 on: Sun, 29 September 2013, 20:19:37 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.


Pretty close to Mr Henry Ford!

Very interested to try POM, and the price is nice.  Not sure about going blank yet though.
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #51 on: Sun, 29 September 2013, 20:23:10 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.


Pretty close to Mr Henry Ford!

Very interested to try POM, and the price is nice.  Not sure about going blank yet though.

Haha, that is my only concern as well, but I am buying a set anyway.  If I turns out I love them, it will totally be worth the $30.  If not, I am sure they will have resale value because they are not very common.   Thats my MOQ pitch...  :)

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #52 on: Sun, 29 September 2013, 20:42:03 »
True enough!  Joined for 1x. :)
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #53 on: Sun, 29 September 2013, 23:14:48 »
I wonder how the lack of nubs on f and j affect touch typing? Has anyone tried this before?
Edit: gg reading comprehension nvm!
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #54 on: Mon, 30 September 2013, 07:16:31 »
I wonder how the lack of nubs on f and j affect touch typing? Has anyone tried this before?
Edit: gg reading comprehension nvm!
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #55 on: Mon, 30 September 2013, 07:23:32 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.

Black is not a color ...  :p

black is all colors put together haha ;)

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #56 on: Mon, 30 September 2013, 07:48:09 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.

Black is not a color ...  :p

black is all colors put together haha ;)

No that's white (well in physics at least). Black is the absence of colors. Go back to elementary school ray  :p
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #57 on: Mon, 30 September 2013, 07:53:25 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.

Black is not a color ...  :p

black is all colors put together haha ;)

No that's white (well in physics at least). Black is the absence of colors. Go back to elementary school ray  :p

Believe it or not I didn't listen all that well and I always got in trouble for talking :(

Now my kid who just started kindergarten does the same exact thing!

Besides if I take a white piece of paper and take a box of crayons and just start coloring eventually it'll be black  :thumb:
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #58 on: Mon, 30 September 2013, 14:15:16 »
Do POM caps develop greasy shine from skin oils? In another thread someone was having this problem http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=48563.msg1059479#msg1059479

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #59 on: Tue, 01 October 2013, 17:38:12 »
Do POM caps develop greasy shine from skin oils? In another thread someone was having this problem http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=48563.msg1059479#msg1059479

If you read the whole thread there was someone who had a set that didn't shine after a whole year.

I'm going to give it another day or two before pestering for photos.  I don't want to be a pain in the ass.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 01 October 2013, 21:09:35 »
Do POM caps develop greasy shine from skin oils? In another thread someone was having this problem http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=48563.msg1059479#msg1059479

If you read the whole thread there was someone who had a set that didn't shine after a whole year.

I'm going to give it another day or two before pestering for photos.  I don't want to be a pain in the ass.

black will shine for sure.. it's a matter of time..

with light colors the shine will be less obvious, so they'd be "arguably"  aesthetically more durable against "wear"


Do they offer any other color?

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 02 October 2013, 19:38:13 »
I don't know if they offer any other color.

Still waiting on keycap comparison pics and factory info.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #62 on: Wed, 02 October 2013, 23:35:33 »
sign me up for two sets please
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #63 on: Thu, 03 October 2013, 09:18:20 »
sign me up for two sets please

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #64 on: Thu, 03 October 2013, 18:37:59 »
with light colors the shine will be less obvious, [...]

Not true at all.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #65 on: Thu, 03 October 2013, 21:22:30 »
Still waiting on my contact to log in and read their mail ... absolutely MY fault for not requesting a test set.  I still have confidence that they know a good product when they see it.

Almost at the 25% mark.  I'm hoping new photos / factory info will bring new buyers.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #66 on: Sat, 05 October 2013, 00:10:56 »
The factory that is manufacturing these keycaps is PLUM.

Still waiting on comparison photos...

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #67 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:20:29 »
update:

still waiting on photos.  asked my contact to sell me the test set he had so I can take photos - but alas he lent it out ...

sent an email to a large vendor seeing if they could help out with some orders - waiting to hear back sometime this week.

I wish I had the cash to buy 200 sets and dump them on ebay but I don't...

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #68 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:33:48 »
BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #69 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:36:10 »
I am interested in blanks, not side printed. I have not ordered yet but will probably quite soon. I think that blanks are more easily used "anywhere" and are more interesting in many different scenarios.
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #70 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:45:58 »

BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?
I may be interested if there is side printed like the Filco Ninja!
 

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #71 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:46:30 »

BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?
I may be interested if there is side printed like the Filco Ninja!
 

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #72 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 19:49:08 »
also going to beg the factory to lower the moq to 100 sets

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #73 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 23:09:27 »
nice...I'm in. ygpm
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #74 on: Tue, 08 October 2013, 23:37:05 »
BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?

I would actually prefer side printed (personally).  So my order would remain the same.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #75 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 02:27:24 »
are you saying that there will likely not be blanks at all?

or are you saying that we get get blanks @ 200 sets OR (with negotiation) side-print @100?
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #76 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 05:06:12 »
I am tentatively in for 5 sets. Will confirm in near future. If side printed keycaps, maybe 5-10 sets.
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #77 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 07:02:33 »
Three sets - unprinted.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #79 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 07:40:36 »
are you saying that there will likely not be blanks at all?

or are you saying that we get get blanks @ 200 sets OR (with negotiation) side-print @100?

I'm saying for now the original GB is in place.  I was just curious at getting peoples thoughts if it WERE possible which at this moment doesn't look to be the case.

As of now it's 200moq / blank.  I am AM trying to change it but takes 24 hours to get an answer.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #80 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 08:08:36 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.

Black is not a color ...  :p

black is all colors put together haha ;)

No that's white (well in physics at least). Black is the absence of colors. Go back to elementary school ray  :p

Absence of light, but that's for vision, for paint/dye it can be a color...
Black markers for example often use very very dark brown or purple (thinning with water/solvent reveals that)

Just wanted to join the nitpicking :D
Btw, I just remembered my rage when they asked for the 3 base colors in "Who wants to be a Millionaire"
and the right answer was "RYB" (paint/art) and "RGB" (vision/physics) was wrong, whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat!?

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #81 on: Wed, 09 October 2013, 08:20:24 »
Question... Color options?

Do you see options for colors in the OP?

You can have any colour you want, provided that the colour you want is black.

Black is not a color ...  :p

black is all colors put together haha ;)

No that's white (well in physics at least). Black is the absence of colors. Go back to elementary school ray  :p

Absence of light, but that's for vision, for paint/dye it can be a color...
Black markers for example often use very very dark brown or purple (thinning with water/solvent reveals that)

Just wanted to join the nitpicking :D
Btw, I just remembered my rage when they asked for the 3 base colors in "Who wants to be a Millionaire"
and the right answer was "RYB" (paint/art) and "RGB" (vision/physics) was wrong, whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat!?

Yea, well that's why I was specifying it was so in physics since colors are different if you look at them from a chemist or physic point of view. Tricky question if you don't specify  which aspect you consider. And yea, for sure that all blacks are not "pure black" since by definition could be said "the absence of light" or "which does not reflect light" and it's quite impossible to get with paint. But if you ain't being picky like that, then black is black. It's just that I've been told too often in my life that black and white where not colors that I could not resist pointing it out! Sorry for the change of topic!

Yet these POM keys are so tempting. At this price, it's hard to pass trying POM and at worst, if I don't like the feel that much, well they are still thick and cherry profile and can be used to fill in some custom layouts! I need to take the time to send Dante a pm today...  :cool:
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #82 on: Thu, 10 October 2013, 05:50:55 »
BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?

I would actually like side printed better. Im staying in either way though.
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank/Unprinted Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set
« Reply #83 on: Thu, 10 October 2013, 06:17:12 »
BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?

I would actually like side printed better. Im staying in either way though.

BTW: How many of you would bail or suddenly become interested if we changed to side printed keycaps?

I would actually like side printed better. Im staying in either way though.

Staying in either way, but prefer blank. What would the incremental cost be? Also laser etched or pad?

Could we have a poll? (Is there a poll function?)

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set [CLOSING]
« Reply #84 on: Fri, 11 October 2013, 17:37:44 »
I'll be closing this over the weekend.  Orders have hit a brick wall and my contact is unable to come up with comparison photos.

So between not coming close to meeting MOQ and photos taking forever I don't see this GB surviving.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set [CLOSING]
« Reply #85 on: Fri, 11 October 2013, 21:13:23 »
That's a shame.
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set [CLOSING]
« Reply #86 on: Sat, 12 October 2013, 10:39:43 »
It really is a shame. These keycaps look so beautiful. I guess I'll have to try finding some other POM set.

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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set [CLOSING]
« Reply #87 on: Sat, 12 October 2013, 11:50:56 »
bummer....
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Re: [GB] 104 ANSI Blank Black Cherry Profile POM keycaps - $29 / set [CLOSING]
« Reply #88 on: Sat, 12 October 2013, 18:14:42 »
I'll be closing this over the weekend.  Orders have hit a brick wall and my contact is unable to come up with comparison photos.

So between not coming close to meeting MOQ and photos taking forever I don't see this GB surviving.

Oh man, how disappointing. I was looking forward to this more than any other key set ever—seriously. :(