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Offline jonathanyu

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Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:10:15 »
http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/2cmold/


Just found this when I went on Filco website today.  :eek:  look pretty good
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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:36:14 »
Looks like it will get shiny real quick

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:37:59 »
This is relevant to my interests.

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:40:29 »
Why are these not in my possession?
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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #4 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:41:57 »
I want to know who make these caps  :rolleyes:

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:54:38 »
And it seems like a weird profile

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:57:37 »
Interesting.  I think they'd look better in a lighter color to be less reflective. Something about that shiny black plastic makes them look cheap--though I'm sure they are actually quite nice.
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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 21:57:54 »
Looks like it will get shiny real quick
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They look like they are shiny already. I believe that is how those SA profile is intended to be.   

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 22:01:05 »
They are not necessarily SA profile, since that is a name that Signature Plastics gives to its tall spherical keycaps made by them. We don't know who made these, so you can't really call them SA. They are definitely tall sphericals, though.

I saw the thread about these earlier today on Deskthority. I was going to post it here, but I got busy.

What I want to know is how can I order some? I have a tenso.com account, but I dont read Japanese.  And Chrome wasn't very helpful with translating the pages at Diatec. Any advice?
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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #9 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 22:08:26 »
Personally think they look ugly.

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 22:16:37 »
They are not necessarily SA profile, since that is a name that Signature Plastics gives to its tall spherical keycaps made by them. We don't know who made these, so you can't really call them SA. They are definitely tall sphericals, though.

I saw the thread about these earlier today on Deskthority. I was going to post it here, but I got busy.

What I want to know is how can I order some? I have a tenso.com account, but I dont read Japanese.  And Chrome wasn't very helpful with translating the pages at Diatec. Any advice?

maybe you can try the [urlhttp://www.tenso.com/en/agent/index.html]Japanese Buying Service[/url]

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 17 October 2013, 23:38:10 »
Ooh, shiny brand new keys :p

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #12 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 07:28:51 »
They are not necessarily SA profile, since that is a name that Signature Plastics gives to its tall spherical keycaps made by them. We don't know who made these, so you can't really call them SA. They are definitely tall sphericals, though.

I saw the thread about these earlier today on Deskthority. I was going to post it here, but I got busy.

What I want to know is how can I order some? I have a tenso.com account, but I dont read Japanese.  And Chrome wasn't very helpful with translating the pages at Diatec. Any advice?

I just called them SA profile for an example but tall spherical is maybe more appropriate. But most vintage keyboards with the tall spherical keycaps that I have seen have a smooth or shiny finish on them.

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #13 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 07:51:54 »
I don't usually like tall keycap, but these don't look too terrible. Price isn't insane either, seem to be about $52. Maybe one of Japanese member could help with a groupbuy?

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Re: Filco SA doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #14 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 10:06:04 »
They are not necessarily SA profile, since that is a name that Signature Plastics gives to its tall spherical keycaps made by them. We don't know who made these, so you can't really call them SA. They are definitely tall sphericals, though.

I saw the thread about these earlier today on Deskthority. I was going to post it here, but I got busy.

What I want to know is how can I order some? I have a tenso.com account, but I dont read Japanese.  And Chrome wasn't very helpful with translating the pages at Diatec. Any advice?

http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/det.php?prod_c=1476

This is 104 keys set page!

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #15 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 10:08:48 »
Did anyone else notice the white stabilizers? interesting.

So far I've only seen those in whisky tango's phantom.

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #16 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 10:49:20 »
In the bottom of this page, there is an information for foreign customers.
http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/index.php
According to this, they cannot accept an online order from foreign country.
If you want to buy this, I think that contacting FILCO via e-mail is the best solution at present.

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #17 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 10:51:49 »
In the bottom of this page, there is an information for foreign customers.
http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/index.php
According to this, they cannot accept an online order from foreign country.
If you want to buy this, I think that contacting FILCO via e-mail is the best solution at present.

That's why you use an agent, such as tenso.com :)
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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 11:07:49 »
In the bottom of this page, there is an information for foreign customers.
http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/index.php
According to this, they cannot accept an online order from foreign country.
If you want to buy this, I think that contacting FILCO via e-mail is the best solution at present.

That's why you use an agent, such as tenso.com :)

I don't know payment system(Nittsu capital e-payment) accept a credit card issued outside of Japan.
I want to make a quick guide for order. However payment information(card number, expiration date, etc...) is required after order placement.
So I cannot make a payment guide and maybe Chrome translation will not work correctly.
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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #19 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 11:38:06 »
How about using tenso's Japanese Buying Service?
http://www.tenso.com/en/agent/index.html

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #20 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 12:01:52 »
Very interesting. New doubleshots are always good news and I wouldn't mind having a set.  I wonder who produced these?

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #21 on: Fri, 18 October 2013, 12:17:38 »
Those are beautiful!

I think I have a couple of these, in different colors.  At least, the undersides of the caps look identical; massive double-walled double-shots, and a sort of modified spherical top.  I got them from Nubbinator, I'll have to take a look in the miscellaneous key drawer when I get home.

If anyone figures out how to order full sets, please let me know!

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 30 October 2013, 01:17:14 »
Yes... i want these too
very nice set

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 30 October 2013, 10:36:04 »
They look like sex. The shinier the better. Where can we buy them?
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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #24 on: Thu, 31 October 2013, 15:24:53 »
Now comes pre-shined!

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #25 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 08:43:34 »
They look like sex. The shinier the better. Where can we buy them?
you can buy it from their website, but you need a proxy

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #26 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 08:48:37 »
They certainly have a unique look to them. I forget... doesn't Diatec also make the Leos? Maybe EK will scoop up a bunch of these...
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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #27 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 08:51:41 »
Anyone figured out how to get these babies?

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #28 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 08:53:27 »
Anyone figured out how to get these babies?


They look like sex. The shinier the better. Where can we buy them?
you can buy it from their website, but you need a proxy

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #29 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 14:34:04 »
This page is 104 keys set.
http://www.diatec.co.jp/shop/det.php?prod_c=1476

FILCO doesn't accept order from outside of Japan, you need a proxy.

I recommend tenso.com
http://www.tenso.com/
tenso.com offers "Japanese Buying Service".
http://www.tenso.com/en/agent/index.html

About registration of tenso.com, this guide is useful.
http://deskthority.net/marketplace-f11/buying-from-japan-quick-guide-t5984.html

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Re: Filco "tall profile" doubleshot keycaps
« Reply #30 on: Fri, 01 November 2013, 18:38:20 »
I would be surprised if these aren't made by SP, they look identical to SA.
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