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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #100 on: Sat, 25 May 2013, 01:16:16 »
Epsilon Epsilon aka Epsilon #5 is built. Just need to get some DSA Retro on there. I tried my white on black Cherry DS, but I can't find all my bottom row 1x mods.

Pix tomorrow. :)
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #101 on: Sat, 25 May 2013, 06:36:20 »
I'm renaming yours Epsilon squared! And I demand all the pictures xD
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #102 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 09:58:30 »
One of these is up for grabs.  I'm going to go through my PMs to find some names.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #104 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 10:20:30 »
Sorry, no in-progress build photos. Once I'm in a groove, I don't stop to take pix. :D





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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #105 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 10:22:22 »
* SmallFry stares.
Looks very good! Have you programmed it to another layout at al? I've not had a chance to tinker with Hasu's firmware. :/

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #106 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 10:35:34 »
Just great! Now I wish I had bought that set too -_-. Why do you always tease me, J.D.! Whyyyy :'(.

(It looks nice, but I would never buy that profile ;) )
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #107 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 10:37:00 »
The first rule of GH: Buy it now or forever regret it
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #108 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 11:02:53 »
Awesome pics!

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #109 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 11:07:37 »
The first rule of GH: You do not talk about GH
The second rule of GH: You do NOT talk about GH.
I corrected some of your grammar.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #110 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 12:12:42 »
The first rule of GH: Buy it now or forever regret it

There's a slight difference in wishing you had bought it when you see a picture, and regretting not buying it ;). I don't want the set, but J.D. and Epsilon makes them look great.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #111 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 12:15:03 »
After laser engraving...

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No one will ever see it, but I know it's there. My watermark. :)

that is amazing sir

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #112 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 12:17:38 »
Sorry, no in-progress build photos. Once I'm in a groove, I don't stop to take pix. :D

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The retro DSA looks so nice on that board.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #113 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 20:20:11 »
Warming up the soldering iron  ;D

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #114 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 22:11:53 »
You got one TheChemist? Which one did you claim?
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #115 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 22:14:40 »
It's not finalized yet but hoping it will be soon. I think it's the EΔ.

Edit: It saddens me but I am passing on the deal, my previous deal on a Kmac2 went through.
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #116 on: Sun, 26 May 2013, 22:15:47 »
Ooo, congrats ^-^
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #117 on: Mon, 27 May 2013, 14:59:13 »
The first rule of GH: You do not talk about GH
The second rule of GH: You do NOT talk about GH.
I corrected some of your grammar.

but...but...what if someone asks about the t-shirt??

and JD that is one sexy epsilon!

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #118 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 07:27:46 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #119 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 07:29:11 »
OOH! An Epsilon, if only I could get such cool things.
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« Reply #120 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 07:41:15 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

:eek:....drool

I better not.....but that is awesome!

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #121 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 07:49:04 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

:eek:....drool

I better not.....but that is awesome!
I got switches for you if you want it. Blacks, blues or browns. 62, 60, or 55g springs. I've got lube too.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #122 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:10:36 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

:eek:....drool

I better not.....but that is awesome!
I got switches for you if you want it. Blacks, blues or browns. 62, 60, or 55g springs. I've got lube too.

I've got clears....but I'd have to pick between this or a phantom...

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #123 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:18:43 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

:eek:....drool

I better not.....but that is awesome!
I got switches for you if you want it. Blacks, blues or browns. 62, 60, or 55g springs. I've got lube too.

I've got clears....but I'd have to pick between this or a phantom...


Nothing against the Phantom, but um, THIS.
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #124 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:23:50 »
There will always be a Phantom somewhere. This is custom and rare!

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #125 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:28:54 »
/endTsangantroll :))

Heh, Tsangantroll, I like that.  :))  Very apt.

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« Reply #126 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:29:57 »

Nothing against the Phantom, but um, THIS.


There will always be a Phantom somewhere. This is custom and rare!

Dang peer pressure  :p :))

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« Reply #127 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:39:49 »

Nothing against the Phantom, but um, THIS.


There will always be a Phantom somewhere. This is custom and rare!

Dang peer pressure  :p :))

Oh, I forgot to mention...

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #128 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:40:07 »
If you want a phantom, I'd suggest getting both.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #129 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:43:26 »
One of these is currently for sale.  Send me switches and $125 and I will send you a fully assembled and working keyboard with any custom keymap that you want.

 :o ....drool

I better not.....but that is awesome!
I got switches for you if you want it. Blacks, blues or browns. 62, 60, or 55g springs. I've got lube too.

Has anyone ever tried heavier springs in browns?


 

Nothing against the Phantom, but um, THIS.


There will always be a Phantom somewhere. This is custom and rare!

Dang peer pressure  :p :))

Oh, I forgot to mention...

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Now if only I had gotten in on that dsa retro  :'(

If you want a phantom, I'd suggest getting both.

I don't think phantoms will be hard to come by and I've got everything for an ansi150 build with stabilizers on the way.

I sent you another pm (maybe 2 actually) btw.  8)

 
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #130 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 09:44:21 »
/endTsangantroll :))

Heh, Tsangantroll, I like that.  :))  Very apt.
Glad somebody got a chuckle. :)

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #131 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 10:50:40 »
Alright he's out, he doesn't have the requisite G81 keys.

By the way, sorry I was out of touch for the holiday weekend.  I'm back in town now and I picked up the shipping materials.  I'll pack tonight.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #132 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 10:52:02 »
Alright he's out, he doesn't have the requisite G81 keys.

By the way, sorry I was out of touch for the holiday weekend.  I'm back in town now and I picked up the shipping materials.  I'll pack tonight.
Whee! I can haz Epsilons partz?

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #133 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 10:56:35 »
Oh, for anyone who is curious, E uses stock MX clears. To be lubed and stickered later. :D
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #134 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:03:29 »
Clears rule.  BTW JD yours looks better than mine.. HOW DID THAT HAPPEN???

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« Reply #135 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:08:19 »
Clears rule.  BTW JD yours looks better than mine.. HOW DID THAT HAPPEN???

Heh, I think it's just the keycaps, good sir.

I was going to ask, would you consider making me a set of plates in stainless steel? Yes, I love the look of the clear acrylic, but I miss the solidity and weight of SS.
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« Reply #136 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:10:51 »
How solid are the plastic standoffs? Do you think that this thing could be thrown in a bag and banged around without them bending and breaking? I know there is stability in the sheer number of them, as well as the two plates holding them steady.

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« Reply #137 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:11:55 »
How solid are the plastic standoffs? Do you think that this thing could be thrown in a bag and banged around without them bending and breaking? I know there is stability in the sheer number of them, as well as the two plates holding them steady.

The standoffs are metal, no?
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« Reply #138 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:15:41 »
Oh, are they? They look plastic in the OP. Well then, even better! Thanks.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #139 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 11:33:11 »
Love the layout, nice job. Retro set looks so good on everything!  :p

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #140 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:26:54 »
The prototype was nylon.  I found Aluminum ones for the rest of the kits.  It is pretty darn solid when everything is screwed together.  If you bang it around, it's going to break eventually, as would a Filco.  If at all possible, put it in something.  I've packed mine, though
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« Reply #141 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:27:15 »
Retro set looks so good on everything!  :p

Sometimes, I wish I could agree with everyone... I just think the MY7000 caps belong on this board. What will be amazing is when I CMYK this thing!

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« Reply #142 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:28:23 »
The prototype was nylon.  I found Aluminum ones for the rest of the kits.  It is pretty darn solid when everything is screwed together.  If you bang it around, it's going to break eventually, as would a Filco.  If at all possible, but it in something.  I've packed mine, though

Of course. I don't mean I would intentionally work to destroy it. I was just curious. I think the aluminum spacers relieve some of my doubt. I was just considering this might be my travel board. It's perfect. What do you have yours in?

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #143 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:29:31 »
I don't think the Alu spacers are really any stronger.  The thing to worry about is cracking the acrylic by dropping it.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #144 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:36:33 »
Who's the lucky owner of the last Qazpad?

And if we're making SS plates, could I possibly get one as well? I'm putting 62g Blacks on the Theta ^-^
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« Reply #145 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 12:38:26 »
I could be interested in a SS plate as well. Or aluminum to match the bottom.

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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #146 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 13:10:56 »
Why u guize no say so b4?? 

You may have anything you want if you are willing to pay.  Metal is a lot more expensive

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« Reply #147 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 13:12:13 »
I was under the impression that this was an "as it goes" type of deal! And I was just happy to get in on one...

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« Reply #148 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 13:21:47 »
:D

I will pay for SS plates. Even at one-off prices...
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Re: The Epsilon Keyboard
« Reply #149 on: Tue, 28 May 2013, 13:23:11 »
What's Beast cost ya for one off plates? Wanna get quotes up to 8? :P