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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #200 on: Sun, 15 June 2014, 20:11:50 »
I am offering FREE assembly service for the first 5 individuals ( just post in the thread ) that perhaps don't have any soldering equipment but would still want to purchase this keyboard.

I would prefer it to be in the USA, all I ask is for you to pay the shipping.

If you are happy with the assembly and want to send any money for the service please message Mkawa so that he can get the money to Smallfry's family.

**** IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS SERVICE PM ME SO THAT I CAN GIVE YOU INSTRUCTIONS ON WHAT TO PUT IN THE NOTES WHEN ORDERING THE KEYBOARD****

I have spoken with Mkawa and he will combine all the kits and ship them to me. I will then split that cost between the individuals, this way you will only pay shipping from me ( USA, Conus ) to you + the split cost of shipping to me instead of paying shipping twice ( Thank you Mkawa ).

If you don't have the switches, I can purchase them ( 50 pack ) from Mechanicalkeyboards for $29 including shipping
Colors available as of this post from MK

RED
BLUE
GREEN
BROWN
BLACK
GRAY
WHITE
CLEAR

Some of the switches will require me to convert them from PCB to plate by clipping the two legs off, this will not affect the switch in any way.

I can also do a ergo-clear mod if you purchase / send me the springs.

I am including free diodes / resistor / led on caps lock ( blue / red / purple ) / spacebar stabilizer / usb connector / usb cable for the teensy with the assembly, you will still need to buy a teensy 2.0 which will be offered later and your choice of switches from MK or the ones you want to send me.


Spots taken / available:

1. Vibex
2. GSimon
3. babyeatinwu
4.
5.

These will be assembled and sent out in the order of purchase.

There are still 2 spots open.

May I take a spot please? If you are willing to ship to Canada at my cost..

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #201 on: Sun, 15 June 2014, 20:20:57 »
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May I take a spot please? If you are willing to ship to Canada at my cost..

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #202 on: Sun, 15 June 2014, 21:25:00 »
Will the plates with cutouts be andonized as well?
yah, with few exceptions, there's no point sending those out before the rest of the kit goes out, so they can be dipped with everything else.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #203 on: Sun, 15 June 2014, 23:32:38 »
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #204 on: Sun, 15 June 2014, 23:56:35 »
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #205 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 00:48:07 »
color preferences form

Nice, went with Bronze for both plates. Hard to choose but I'll be good with that :D

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #206 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 01:38:21 »
Thinking of Aqua or Teal.. hope we can see some actual samples. Otherwise I might just flip a coin.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #207 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 01:49:35 »
Agreed, any chance of obtaining/providing actual real life colour samples?

I'm being quite indecisive with the colours available right now.  :))
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #208 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 02:06:09 »
even if i take extremely careful photos, the typical monitor is not calibrated to really be WYSIWYG. this is why we have actual color chips from all our plastics manufacturers, etc. i'm not going to be able to send around bits of anodized titanium. i will try to visit the facility and grab a set of chips, but titanium is pretty hard to photograph, and the exact look will depend on the finish the material gets ground to, etc. on the upside, these are ICC standard colors, so it shouldn't be that hard to find a printed index book somewhere with swatches for these colors.

of course, as always, the swatches are going to be ink on paper, and a very rough approximation of color anodized titanium

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #209 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 03:08:32 »
Although I want Magenta, it is hard to know how it will turn out.. So I went with the medium blue on top and dark blue on bottom.. Should hopefully look okay!

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #210 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 05:27:58 »
Is the grey like, titanium grey? I assume so.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #211 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 06:22:37 »
Where do you get the colour options?

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« Reply #212 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 08:06:37 »
Where do you get the colour options?

There is a link at the bottom of the geekhackers.org product page.

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« Reply #213 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 09:25:17 »
Where do you get the colour options?

There is also an image posted on page 6 of this thread with examples and names of the color options.
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #214 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 11:47:05 »
Is the grey like, titanium grey? I assume so.
yep

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #215 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 12:25:13 »
Just to confirm, if we don't get to you with anodizing choices our plates will remain UNCOLORED correct?

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« Reply #216 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 12:31:34 »
Is there a reason anyone would want titanium anodised in titanium grey? The raw material is superior, surely? I went with light blue, it should match really well with Round 5 and Granite :D

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #217 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 14:51:03 »
titanium grey is slightly darker than the raw titanium. since this is anodizing you'll still see the titanium grain though.

and if you don't specify an anodizing choice, yes, it will be unanodized

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #218 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:00:25 »
titanium grey is slightly darker than the raw titanium. since this is anodizing you'll still see the titanium grain though.

and if you don't specify an anodizing choice, yes, it will be unanodized

Fair enough then. Very excited about this kit now!

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #219 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:24:33 »
I'm having such a hard picking colors.  ;-;

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #220 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:32:56 »
I'm having such a hard picking colors.  ;-;

Me too!

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« Reply #221 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:41:44 »
I'm having such a hard picking colors.  ;-;

Me too!

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« Reply #222 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:45:30 »
I'm having such a hard picking colors.  ;-;

Me too!

Hard...time?  On?  Both?

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #223 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 15:49:39 »
If you are having a hard time picking just go raw titanium.  It should go well with about any cap set you can throw at it.
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #224 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 16:53:36 »
Here's hoping both vector purple and aqua make it through on numbers! 

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #225 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 17:13:14 »
we're currently way under all the minimums. just too few respondents at this point.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #226 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 17:19:30 »
This is seriously tempting especially with anodizing and bronze as an option to boot.  40% seems like a huge jump from full size though.  I still am seriously considering jumping in for the cause if nothing else.


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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #227 on: Mon, 16 June 2014, 17:29:02 »
This is seriously tempting especially with anodizing and bronze as an option to boot.  40% seems like a huge jump from full size though.  I still am seriously jumping in for the cause if nothing else.

I need you to join as a fellow bronze supporter! :D

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #228 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 01:04:41 »
anyone know how to embed an image in a google form? XD

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #229 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 01:26:35 »
anyone know how to embed an image in a google form? XD

Insert, then select image? Then enter URL?

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #230 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 05:36:26 »
I am offering FREE assembly service for the first 5 individuals ( just post in the thread ) that perhaps don't have any soldering equipment but would still want to purchase this keyboard.

I would prefer it to be in the USA, all I ask is for you to pay the shipping.

If you are happy with the assembly and want to send any money for the service please message Mkawa so that he can get the money to Smallfry's family.

**** IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS SERVICE PM ME SO THAT I CAN GIVE YOU INSTRUCTIONS ON WHAT TO PUT IN THE NOTES WHEN ORDERING THE KEYBOARD****

I have spoken with Mkawa and he will combine all the kits and ship them to me. I will then split that cost between the individuals, this way you will only pay shipping from me ( USA, Conus ) to you + the split cost of shipping to me instead of paying shipping twice ( Thank you Mkawa ).

If you don't have the switches, I can purchase them ( 50 pack ) from Mechanicalkeyboards for $29 including shipping
Colors available as of this post from MK

RED
BLUE
GREEN
BROWN
BLACK
GRAY
WHITE
CLEAR

Some of the switches will require me to convert them from PCB to plate by clipping the two legs off, this will not affect the switch in any way.

I can also do a ergo-clear mod if you purchase / send me the springs.

I am including free diodes / resistor / led on caps lock ( blue / red / purple ) / spacebar stabilizer / usb connector / usb cable for the teensy with the assembly, you will still need to buy a teensy 2.0 which will be offered later and your choice of switches from MK or the ones you want to send me.


Spots taken / available:

1. Vibex
2. GSimon
3. babyeatinwu
4.
5.

These will be assembled and sent out in the order of purchase.

There are still 2 spots open.

May I take a spot please? If you are willing to ship to Canada at my cost..

Can I take the other spot if it's available?  I scanned the thread, but it looked like #4 was the last request.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #231 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 05:41:37 »
I'm a little confused, is this kit still able to be purchased?

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« Reply #232 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 06:31:34 »
I'm a little confused, is this kit still able to be purchased?

As I understand it orders are still being taken.  I should probably hop off the fence sooner than later to make sure I get one if I decide that path.
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« Reply #233 on: Tue, 17 June 2014, 16:47:27 »

Can I take the other spot if it's available?  I scanned the thread, but it looked like #4 was the last request.

Done, all spots are taken now.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #235 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 01:18:02 »
Ordered

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #236 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 09:25:08 »
we're currently way under all the minimums. just too few respondents at this point.

If our selected colors don't reach MOQ, will we have the opportunity to change our order to select a color that did? Or will we just receive unanodized?

Thanks again for doing this! So excited :)

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« Reply #237 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 09:52:42 »
I wonder if anyone has tried/is going to solder the LEDs on the bottom of the pcb so that they shine through the case. That should be possible, and it could look really cool!
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #238 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 10:12:56 »
Any estimate on when this GB will end? Trying to save up right now.

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #239 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 10:16:00 »
we're currently way under all the minimums. just too few respondents at this point.

If our selected colors don't reach MOQ, will we have the opportunity to change our order to select a color that did? Or will we just receive unanodized?

Thanks again for doing this! So excited :)

If I recall correctly those colors that do not reach MOQ will be asked to pick from the colors that did.
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #240 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 12:49:46 »
we're currently way under all the minimums. just too few respondents at this point.

If our selected colors don't reach MOQ, will we have the opportunity to change our order to select a color that did? Or will we just receive unanodized?

Thanks again for doing this! So excited :)

If I recall correctly those colors that do not reach MOQ will be asked to pick from the colors that did.

OK great! Thanks for the help. Still hoping people jump on board for the purple though!

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #241 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:23:51 »
dark blue, titan gray, and vector purple are currently leading, with about 35% of current orders responding. have to say, good taste.

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« Reply #242 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:30:18 »
come on bronze! :shiftyeyes:

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #243 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:35:38 »
shifty eyes? it's color anodizing, not dealing drugs man!

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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #244 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:40:24 »
dark blue, titan gray, and vector purple are currently leading, with about 35% of current orders responding. have to say, good taste.

Where does raw titanium fall at?
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« Reply #245 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:40:55 »
seafoam for great justice

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« Reply #246 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:46:14 »
dark blue, titan gray, and vector purple are currently leading, with about 35% of current orders responding. have to say, good taste.

Where does raw titanium fall at?

well, with only 35% response, i guess you could say that it's leading the pack ;)

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« Reply #247 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 13:53:27 »
Ordered! ;D
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Re: [GB] The Smallfry Keyboard Kit
« Reply #248 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 14:10:03 »
Perhaps make a poll, I bet a lot of people are intentionally not responding because they want a raw plate.
[I almost want to get another one so I can have two colors and two types of switches...]

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« Reply #249 on: Wed, 18 June 2014, 14:10:44 »
There was an option in the link for raw titanium.  It was the top option.
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