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Offline radio_killah

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #350 on: Thu, 05 February 2015, 16:57:28 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

I think we would much rather have these ship than wait on stickers haha. I forgot who said it, but someone called it, there was a delay!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #351 on: Thu, 05 February 2015, 19:32:18 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

I think we would much rather have these ship than wait on stickers haha. I forgot who said it, but someone called it, there was a delay!
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #352 on: Thu, 05 February 2015, 19:40:13 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

I think we would much rather have these ship than wait on stickers haha. I forgot who said it, but someone called it, there was a delay!
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Just checked. It was you. Good call haha. Although I wish you were wrong!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #353 on: Thu, 05 February 2015, 22:27:04 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

I think we would much rather have these ship than wait on stickers haha. I forgot who said it, but someone called it, there was a delay!
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Just checked. It was you. Good call haha. Although I wish you were wrong!

One of very few times I'd prefer to be wrong!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #354 on: Thu, 05 February 2015, 22:29:06 »
In a way, having a "stock" sticker could be preferable in case someone decides to sell their Octagon in the future. :P

However having a customized one would have also made it just that much more personalized. :P
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #355 on: Fri, 06 February 2015, 00:51:19 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

Hopefully they go out before this weekend!  :p **** seems to travels faster over weekends it seems. Could just be me though.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #356 on: Fri, 06 February 2015, 01:07:58 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

Hopefully they go out before this weekend!  :p **** seems to travels faster over weekends it seems. Could just be me though.

It's already Friday afternoon there. :P

Items move "faster" over the weekend because mail still moves & planes still fly during the weekends. Items just don't get picked up for processing in many countries over Sat/Sun.
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #357 on: Fri, 06 February 2015, 01:15:30 »
There were some delays and problems from the sticker maker and they won't produce our peronsalized stickers. So now Duck is not going to include personalized stickers instead the sets will include  kbdlab, octagon, and their "X" logo stickers..

Very sorry about that.  Because of the stickers, the shipping is delayed a bit. I was told they will be shipped tomorrow or  in a few more days..

Hopefully they go out before this weekend!  **** seems to travels faster over weekends it seems. Could just be me though.

It's already Friday afternoon there.

Items move "faster" over the weekend because mail still moves & planes still fly during the weekends. Items just don't get picked up for processing in many countries over Sat/Sun.
Well let's hope they got sent out!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #358 on: Sat, 07 February 2015, 12:18:53 »
Sanding the transparent insert with increasingly coarser sandpaper should result in a similar look. I have some spare inserts, I'll run to the hardware store next week and get back to you guys in a while.

The one I have is not sandblasted. I was told they're 3form acrylics?

http://www.3-form.com/materials/chroma/chroma_vapor/

"Saw Cut - Standard edge finish.
Polished Edge Finish - Superfine sanded finish with 1200 grit paper combined with a polished buffing process. The result is a clear appearance with a soft sheen.
Renewable Matte - 220 grit sand paper provides a consistent, brushed look.
*All Chroma panels come standard with a saw cut edge finish."

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #359 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 19:32:43 »
I just found this and I'm looking for a 75% if anyone that ordered is no longer interested, I'd possibly be willing to pick it up from you.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #360 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 19:45:38 »
I am not sure if I missed it but when will these be arriving since there is a slight delay?

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #361 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 19:51:59 »
I am not sure if I missed it but when will these be arriving since there is a slight delay?

Nothing has been said yet. Hopefully they go out this week, I really hope these don't get held up any longer than that just because of stickers..

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #362 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 19:53:17 »
Grr. Really want my octagons so I can start building.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #363 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 20:01:23 »
Grr. Really want my octagons so I can start building.

But what about that viper and eagle haha.

I am actually going to be sending my Octagon and Viper to thechemist to get built. Just waiting on sips and leds from nuclearsandwich

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #364 on: Mon, 09 February 2015, 20:24:22 »
Grr. Really want my octagons so I can start building.

But what about that viper and eagle haha.

I am actually going to be sending my Octagon and Viper to thechemist to get built. Just waiting on sips and leds from nuclearsandwich
I traded away my Eagle but I do have my viper as my current board i am using atm. How did you want yours built? My viper used SIP sockets too but I only used the ones off ebay and they worked fine the way I used them.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #365 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 07:32:54 »
I'm just worried that this will show up at a place I won't be living anymore :/

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #366 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 07:44:09 »
Grr. Really want my octagons so I can start building.

But what about that viper and eagle haha.

I am actually going to be sending my Octagon and Viper to thechemist to get built. Just waiting on sips and leds from nuclearsandwich

I'm waiting on the SIPs/LEDs as well.
But I'm really waiting on myself to desolder some old MX Blacks. :)

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #367 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 08:18:38 »
so how do the LEDs work on this keyboard? 
a lot of the korean customs i've seen have some weird combination of red lighting on a few rows, and blue on others 
is that just due to the taste of the creators of the keyboard, or do they have LEDs that can be changed per each individual row?
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #368 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 08:31:41 »
so how do the LEDs work on this keyboard? 
a lot of the korean customs i've seen have some weird combination of red lighting on a few rows, and blue on others 
is that just due to the taste of the creators of the keyboard, or do they have LEDs that can be changed per each individual row?

The LEDs that come with the PCB are those on the back, see: http://duck0113.tistory.com/106
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Full LED and RGB SMD LED compatible.  17 RGB SMD LEDs are included!
The LEDs per switch are up to the assembler, your choice.
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #369 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 09:22:43 »
Since we're talking about LEDs again, can anyone answer my question from earlier?

What can we expect from the pre-installed resistors?  I was wanting to use LEDs I got from AliExpress.  These, actually:  http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/High-Quality-and-High-lightness-100pcs-2x3x4-Rectangular-square-type-sky-blue-color-led-beads-brightness600/629743_2022772817.html

They're rated at 20mA current and 3.2 Vf.  I'm guessing I would need a 100ohm, 1/8W resistor for those, but I understand there's some wiggle room.  I'm not exactly sure how that works.  Just don't want to screw it up...

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #370 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:34:14 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #371 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:35:00 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

THANKS ELTON!!!

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« Reply #372 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:35:48 »

They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

Great news!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #373 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:44:25 »
Nice, they're Cherry stabs, yes?

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #374 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:45:37 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.
already got my stabs along with some others here, but this is much appreciated nevertheless

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #375 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 17:52:23 »
Nice, they're Cherry stabs, yes?

pretty sure they are.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #376 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 18:18:25 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

Great to hear. Thanks, Elton!
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #377 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 19:25:21 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.
DUNDUNDUN Excited for my Duck octagons then. Each octagon will come with a set?

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #378 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 21:50:06 »
Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?

Octagon - 62g Cherry tactile greys
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #379 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 21:51:43 »
Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?
I donn't think so. My viper doesn't.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #380 on: Tue, 10 February 2015, 22:01:50 »
Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?

so far I've not seen korean customs with plates that allow switch to be opened.

however, there is some boards that has somekinda 'half plate' where only the alphanumericals don't have a plate so you can open them up

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #381 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 09:23:27 »
Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?

I need to get on buying my switches too.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #382 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 09:46:08 »
anyone else waiting for Gaterons?

I just found this and I'm looking for a 75% if anyone that ordered is no longer interested, I'd possibly be willing to pick it up from you.
PM elton and ask, he said there's a chance there will be extras leftover once all the orders are accounted for

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #383 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 10:15:24 »
Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?
I donn't think so. My viper doesn't.

Still haven't picked up my LEDs or switches yet. Haha. Oof. Guess I should get on that.

Quick question for anyone who knows - does the plate allow switches to be opened once they're soldered?

so far I've not seen korean customs with plates that allow switch to be opened.

however, there is some boards that has somekinda 'half plate' where only the alphanumericals don't have a plate so you can open them up

Thanks!  After swapping the springs on my Phantom (plate mounted), and testing my tools with switches on their own, it's much easier when they're mounted.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #384 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 11:06:23 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

You are the best!  :-*

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #385 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 11:25:36 »
I'm just worried that this will show up at a place I won't be living anymore :/

Just forward your mail. It's like $10/mo or something.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #386 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 12:00:29 »
They're getting ready to ship today or tomorrow.  Because of the delay, I convinced them to add a set of stabilizer for each order, so hopefully each set will get a stabilizer set each.

THANKS ELTON!!!

Thanks Elton for new update :)

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #387 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 17:49:44 »
Can't wait to finally receive these =) Thanks Elton!
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #388 on: Wed, 11 February 2015, 22:27:30 »
So is it safe to assume we see these sometime next week?


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« Reply #390 on: Thu, 12 February 2015, 20:42:33 »
Thank you elton!

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
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« Reply #392 on: Thu, 12 February 2015, 22:07:16 »
RIP Canada Post delivery person. I'm expecting another EMS box on Monday as well, and the Octagon should arrive tomorrow evening. Process over weekends and 2 EMS boxes on Monday. :eek:
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« Reply #393 on: Thu, 12 February 2015, 22:13:42 »
In a week, I shall be king.

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« Reply #394 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 07:42:20 »
I'm glad I desoldered a bunch of switches yesterday :)

Squeeeee.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #395 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 07:47:39 »
Just got some wyse boards to desolder some vintages off.

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« Reply #396 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 07:58:38 »
Just got some wyse boards to desolder some vintages off.

Nice, I'm getting some WYSE blacks from the TX1000 buy going on.  Enough for the two octagons, but not enough for my Viper.
I'm replacing the Viper's Clears with 52g Blacks from an old Tipro.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #397 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 07:58:47 »
Just got some wyse boards to desolder some vintages off.

Very goods, vintage black is more smooth than Black new but hard to find in Asia. I prefer with 59g Syrian springs, 58.5g Gon springs or 60g Sprit springs :)

Got my tracking, Many thanks Elton and Duck0113 ;)
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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #398 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 08:53:49 »
I haven't decided on switches yet. The 65g tactile greys in my Phantom are the best switches I've ever felt, but I put a black in my space so maybe I'll do 62g blacks for this build. Can't decide.

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Re: [GB] Octagon 75% Kustom Keyboard
« Reply #399 on: Fri, 13 February 2015, 12:52:04 »
I'm glad I desoldered a bunch of switches yesterday :)

Squeeeee.

Any extra MX Blues for me? ;)