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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #150 on: Sat, 16 May 2015, 19:46:35 »
a show of hands

I'm probably in, but if the price was mentioned earlier, I missed it. Last I saw, Matt3o asked for a quote.

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Maybe I missed it, but are the side printed graphics part of the retro set, or is this going to be an add on?

It will be an add on. They are too expensive for the base set.

I believe the above kit will go around $50-60. I still don't know when (and if) it will go live, that's totally up to Bunny, but the set is not terribly successful so... don't hold your breath.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #151 on: Sat, 16 May 2015, 19:52:17 »
Oops, I do remember that. I shoulda checked. I'll definitely get one. Who am I kidding?

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #152 on: Sat, 16 May 2015, 22:49:20 »
I might had missed the DSA set, but I'm sure as hell not missing this SA set.  Just ordered up a few days ago.  Hopefully we can get the tipping point so that I can add the PETSCII set as well. 

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #153 on: Sat, 16 May 2015, 23:12:21 »
I might had missed the DSA set, but I'm sure as hell not missing this SA set.  Just ordered up a few days ago.  Hopefully we can get the tipping point so that I can add the PETSCII set as well.
Bunny said there's no tipping point. Currently trying to figure out if there are 25 people willing to purchase the PETSCII set. That brings us to 5 if my count is correct. Come on, that's close enough! ;)

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #154 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 01:02:30 »
a show of hands

I'm probably in, but if the price was mentioned earlier, I missed it. Last I saw, Matt3o asked for a quote.

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https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=71636.msg1747819#msg1747819  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #155 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 14:32:51 »
Well, finally sorted out my finance for the month and ordered this :)

This set is an insta-classic! If anyone misses out on this one, they're going to regret it when the pics start rolling in!
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #156 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 15:02:59 »
I'd be interested in that kit.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #157 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 16:39:09 »
Later today I'm asking a quote for the following. If there's anything you'd like to see in it, just let me know.

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Maybe I missed it, but are the side printed graphics part of the retro set, or is this going to be an add on?

It will be an add on. They are too expensive for the base set.

I believe the above kit will go around $50-60. I still don't know when (and if) it will go live, that's totally up to Bunny, but the set is not terribly successful so... don't hold your breath.

we would need to get 25 orders really for the add on to be worth doing, so if we could get a show of hands

This is my hand.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #158 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 19:57:23 »
This set is an insta-classic! If anyone misses out on this one, they're going to regret it when the pics start rolling in!

Oobly's right here, this key-set will become one of those INSTANT Classics when Googled by noobs of the future.

They would gasp and faint at the sight of these when the photos are first upped here on Geekhack, and eventually circulate around the world for everyone to see.  For those still hesitating about jumping onboard this Group Buy,  think about how much of a loser you'll be when you had the chance but refused to be a part of history here.  Explain that to your Grand kiddies on why you never participated in this famous event........

Great occasions only come around rarely so this opportunity has finally presented itself, hence grab it with both hands and pray you don't end up like some pathetic dweeb wishing he could of owned it.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #159 on: Sun, 17 May 2015, 22:12:01 »
This is truly a classic set.  Place my order today.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #160 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 08:09:36 »
Having a hard time deciding between True Retro and Retro Burgundy.
Gotcha. Those sacks look mouth watering.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #161 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 08:11:07 »
Having a hard time deciding between True Retro and Retro Burgundy.

true retro could use a little boost, so if you are sat on the fence and your decision is a coin flip, that would help out the most
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #162 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 08:19:26 »
True Retro. no question about it.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #163 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 08:45:36 »
I think we're still under ten for the show of hands on PETSCII. So it's a no go?

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #164 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 09:45:11 »
 I'll be going in on the True Retro when a decision on the PETSCII has been made :)

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #165 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 10:08:49 »
I'll be going in on the True Retro when a decision on the PETSCII has been made :)

its gonna be added shortly
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #166 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 10:10:32 »
I'll be going in on the True Retro when a decision on the PETSCII has been made :)

its gonna be added shortly
I'm prepping my wallet for destruction! Thanks guys :D

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #167 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 11:24:38 »
Just gone for it. True Retro + ISO  :)

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #168 on: Mon, 18 May 2015, 15:02:04 »
Having a hard time deciding between True Retro and Retro Burgundy.

true retro could use a little boost, so if you are sat on the fence and your decision is a coin flip, that would help out the most
Really the only thing keeping me from getting both is not wanting to be left with the extra keys from the set I only use the modifiers from. I think I will just get true though.
Gotcha. Those sacks look mouth watering.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #169 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 01:50:22 »
retro burgundy base+10key ordered

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #170 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 08:06:16 »
hey guys

the add on kit should be up some time later today

ive had food poisoning or some awful bug the last few days, so i been running a bit behind, but its definitely happening, itll be up soon, and we will also shoot an email to anyone with a current order to let them know when its live
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #171 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 08:08:26 »
YES!

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #172 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 08:24:43 »
Man... wish I had the extra fundage right now for a couple of sets. I bet the PETSCII set will be one people will be willing to pay double for when they realized they missed it.

But alas, I must also buy Modern Selectric and Jukebox.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #173 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 10:10:20 »
Oh snap!  I'm getting all ecstatic.   :D

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #174 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 10:14:03 »
Thinking I will go True Retro and get the PETSCII add on, I have too many two tone sets any way :) Still debating grabbing a second base set just to keep one in reserve though.
Gotcha. Those sacks look mouth watering.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #175 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 11:39:18 »
hey guys

the add on kit should be up some time later today

ive had food poisoning or some awful bug the last few days, so i been running a bit behind, but its definitely happening, itll be up soon, and we will also shoot an email to anyone with a current order to let them know when its live

Excellent news! (about the set)

Hope you feel better Bunny.  ;)

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #176 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 17:12:14 »
the add on pack is now live and on the site

if you already have an order and wish to add it, simply place an order, leave it unpaid and email me using the contact form on the site, including the new and old order number, and a paypal email, and i can invoice you for the kit minus postage

if you dont have an order yet, you can order as normal
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #177 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 17:52:48 »
the add on pack is now live and on the site

if you already have an order and wish to add it, simply place an order, leave it unpaid and email me using the contact form on the site, including the new and old order number, and a paypal email, and i can invoice you for the kit minus postage

if you dont have an order yet, you can order as normal

Thanks for fighting the fountains of fluids and getting this up BunnyLake!

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #178 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 18:26:42 »
Been F5'ing for PETSCII - thanks!

Only just noticed large spacebar kit. Both are already included in base, yes?

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #179 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 18:32:13 »
the add on pack is now live and on the site

if you already have an order and wish to add it, simply place an order, leave it unpaid and email me using the contact form on the site, including the new and old order number, and a paypal email, and i can invoice you for the kit minus postage

if you dont have an order yet, you can order as normal

Woop. Order placed  :cool:

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #180 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 18:35:33 »
Just placed an add-on order for one also. Can't wait for that Commodore goodness!

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #181 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 20:32:50 »
Happily ordered my PETSCII set! Next, SA Retro bonus pack!

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #182 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 21:58:08 »
the add on pack is now live and on the site

if you already have an order and wish to add it, simply place an order, leave it unpaid and email me using the contact form on the site, including the new and old order number, and a paypal email, and i can invoice you for the kit minus postage

if you dont have an order yet, you can order as normal

Hi Bunny,

About PETSCII , what is the processing of side print? laser or molding?
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #183 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 22:03:17 »
Happily ordered my PETSCII set! Next, SA Retro bonus pack!

Oh... I forgot about the bonus pack  :D

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #184 on: Tue, 19 May 2015, 22:48:55 »
Did this GB just get extended another week?  It now says 13 days left.
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #185 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 00:29:18 »
Did this GB just get extended another week?  It now says 13 days left.

Looks like it to me

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #186 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 00:31:52 »
Did this GB just get extended another week?  It now says 13 days left.

it is indeed extended.

Hi Bunny,

About PETSCII , what is the processing of side print? laser or molding?

pad printed (SP can offer only that).

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #187 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 00:49:34 »
PETSCII makes it worth it. Is it possible to cover a fullsize board using PETSCII for the alphas and other kits to fill the rest out. I'm not sure profile would allow for it.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #188 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 01:43:57 »
PETSCII makes it worth it. Is it possible to cover a fullsize board using PETSCII for the alphas and other kits to fill the rest out. I'm not sure profile would allow for it.

not sure I follow, sorry. Of course you can! :) You probably won't use a couple of petscii, but still doable

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #189 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 01:45:16 »
Did this GB just get extended another week?  It now says 13 days left.

it is indeed extended.

Hi Bunny,

About PETSCII , what is the processing of side print? laser or molding?

pad printed (SP can offer only that).

Sorry to be a noob but what is the longevity like with pad printing on the front of the caps? I'm guessing it's ages because they never get touched?

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #190 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 02:15:58 »
Sorry to be a noob but what is the longevity like with pad printing on the front of the caps? I'm guessing it's ages because they never get touched?

have you ever seen a commodore 64 (even after 30 years) with faded out side printed legends? :D That's your answer

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #191 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 03:30:27 »
Hi Matt3o, great looking set. I might also participate, still thinking about it. One of the things I noticed is that you have a RACE in the OP, what caps did you put op F-row? R1 caps? How is that working out? I'd also like to put them on a RACE which is why I am asking. 

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #192 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 03:36:48 »
the race is not mine, the picture is taken from keypuller.com

The row profile actually works very well on a race, but I'm not sure you have all the needed keys! (please double check, the race has very weird sized keys)

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #193 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 05:02:19 »
the race is not mine, the picture is taken from keypuller.com

The row profile actually works very well on a race, but I'm not sure you have all the needed keys! (please double check, the race has very weird sized keys)
I've got the Race II 84 ordered for the SA Retro set. I have ordered the base set and the Pro Mods for the 1u ctrl, alt etc. and the 1,75 shift.
As far as i know these are the only extraordinary caps on the Race 2 84.
Would like some confirmation though.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #194 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 05:34:47 »
the race is not mine, the picture is taken from keypuller.com

The row profile actually works very well on a race, but I'm not sure you have all the needed keys! (please double check, the race has very weird sized keys)
I've got the Race II 84 ordered for the SA Retro set. I have ordered the base set and the Pro Mods for the 1u ctrl, alt etc. and the 1,75 shift.
As far as i know these are the only extraordinary caps on the Race 2 84.
Would like some confirmation though.

the arrow keys seem 1.25 (maybe 1.5?) as well as END.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #195 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 05:46:31 »
I ordered this one (Kailh Red Switches)
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #196 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 05:59:17 »
I ordered this one (Kailh Red Switches)
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That's not a KBT Race II, it's a Keycool 84.

The profile of PgUp, PgDn and End won't match correctly, but they should be usable.
Buying more keycaps,
it really hacks my wallet,
but I must have them.

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #197 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 06:15:54 »
Sorry to be a noob but what is the longevity like with pad printing on the front of the caps? I'm guessing it's ages because they never get touched?

have you ever seen a commodore 64 (even after 30 years) with faded out side printed legends? :D That's your answer

100% authenticity on this key-set  ;D .

Thought I could live without any PETSCII on my keys but now is the time to front up for REAL and get these babies.  This would have to be the MOST graphically illustrated key-set ever released here on Geekhack, thanks Matt3o  :thumb: .

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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #198 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 06:32:29 »
I ordered this one (Kailh Red Switches)
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That's not a KBT Race II, it's a Keycool 84.

The profile of PgUp, PgDn and End won't match correctly, but they should be usable.
My bad, mixed up the names (Race 2 84... lol)
I'll be good then, nice.
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Re: [GB] SA Retro
« Reply #199 on: Wed, 20 May 2015, 06:38:22 »
hey guys, i just got up (still feeling like death) i have a ton of emails to get through about adding kits and paypal payments etc, im just on my way out the door, i got baby appointments for a few hours, so just to say im not ignoring anyone, and ill work through them when i get home
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