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{GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets CLOSED [EXTRAS SOLD OUT]
« on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 02:14:47 »
GB has closed, use the form to order extras @ $35/set for single colour and $40/set for dual-tone. Normal airmail included.

+$2/set for registered shipping


Available (caa 13 Nov 0740h):
0 dark                0 dark/light
0 light                0 dark/beige
0 beige              0 dark/white
0 white              0 light/beige
                         0 light/white


Order form here: http://goo.gl/forms/LTTrl2Hn9T

Form for missing keys (PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW I LABEL THE ROWS, HOW YOU LABEL IT DOESNT MATTER): http://goo.gl/forms/AaE5aiVvjr


This will be for the GB for Gateron PBT Single Colour Blank Keysets.

4x single colours: white (MD calls it milk), beige, light grey, dark grey

5x two-tone:
darkgrey mods/beige alphas, darkgrey mods/lightgrey alphas, darkgrey mods/white alphas
lightgrey mods/beige alphas, lightgrey mods/white alphas


Format of two-tones (borrowed from Ivan):


Gateron offered two whites, one was blindingly white white which hurts my eyes to look at (imagine hardcore white CC) and the other was normal white which can be likened to pure milk white.

This GB has the milky daylight white white. Not the blindingly white white.

My white should be the equivalent of MD's milk, hard to tell unless they got better pictures.

And they don't have my beige.

From left to right: Dark Gray, Light Gray, Beige, and White.

Included also in the photo are pebble (F8) and pearl (F9) key caps from a Model M for color comparison.


Keysets are $28/set (single) $30/set (two-tone), normal mail shipping included for anywhere in the world.

GB ended.

Tracked shipping at +$2/set -- registered w/tracking and signature on delivery.

No GB fees, only 4% for PayPal. Shipped as USD20 gifts.


Orders and invoicing close June 20. PM me for extensions for whatever reasons.

ETA mid-July

PM me for edits.

Can anyone help me to spread the news on DT & Reddit?


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Pictures from here: Gateron Blank PBT Key Caps, Cherry Profile (whoa 5MB of pictures)

Quoted from infiniti - THANKS!

Dark Grey Mods, White Alphas


I had the opportunity to play around with some Gateron blank PBT key caps in Cherry Profile!

Each set is a single color and includes the following:



The stem placements for the space bars are as follows:


Scan of the space bars alongside a ruler: Reply #23

A comparison with other space bars:



From left to right: Dark Gray, Light Gray, Beige, and White.  Included also in the photo are pebble (F8) and pearl (F9) key caps from a Model M for color comparison.




Comparison of profiles:



Thickness comparison:


Texture comparison in Reply #16

Now for some pictures!

Light Grey Mods, Beige Alphas



Dark Grey Mods, Dark Grey Alphas



Here's a few comparison shot to the beiges of gaterons next to OG doubleshots.







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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 02:41:46 »
Wow, great price! How many sets do I want at this price ?  :-\ ;D

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 02:48:38 »
These really are a great price.
Hard not to jump on on this

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 02:54:32 »
Wow, great price! How many sets do I want at this price ?  :-\ ;D

Posted @ /r/mk

These really are a great price.
Hard not to jump on on this

And I suppose my turnaround will be faster as well. Than MD.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 02:55:31 »

Wow, great price! How many sets do I want at this price ?  :-\ ;D

Posted @ /r/mk

These really are a great price.
Hard not to jump on on this

And I suppose my turnaround will be faster as well. Than MD.

That's for sure.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:22:39 »
Ordered one of everything :thumb:

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:35:56 »
I would rather buy from you than Massdrop if you would do two-tone, like MD does. These keycaps really look striking when combined.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:41:51 »
I would rather buy from you than Massdrop if you would do two-tone, like MD does. These keycaps really look striking when combined.

The logistics would become slightly more complex due to the amount of options available.

I could run the more normal two-tone sets.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:49:00 »
This looks like it would cover a HHKB? (with MX sliders of course)

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:50:40 »
I know that this maybe won't be possible, but i will try anyways, is it possible to include an extra 1.25u key, 1x r4 1u key and 1x r3 key for the ISO left shift, additional <>-key and the *-key?
That way, we ISO users only need to find an ISO enter(i am going to ask Vortex if they want to sell some, eventual GB).

Anyway, they look really great and you are doing a great job with sourcing this ;)

edit: the 1x r4 is already included.
« Last Edit: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:03:19 by LeandreN »

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:53:40 »
I would rather buy from you than Massdrop if you would do two-tone, like MD does. These keycaps really look striking when combined.

The logistics would become slightly more complex due to the amount of options available.

I could run the more normal two-tone sets.

Well let me be the first to suggest Light Gray main + Dark Gray modifiers, aka the Dolch color scheme. Dolch is quite popular, so I'd imagine some people would be interested.
edit: actually looks like Light Gray/Black would be a more exact Dolch but whatever, I'd still buy that.
« Last Edit: Sun, 07 June 2015, 03:56:50 by pickyaxe »

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #11 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:04:13 »
I know that this maybe won't be possible, but i will try anyways, is it possible to include an extra 1.25u key, 1x r1 1u key and 1x r2 key for the ISO left shift, additional <>-key and the *-key?
That way, we ISO users only need to find an ISO enter(i am going to ask Vortex if they want to sell some, eventual GB).

Anyway, they look really great and you are doing a great job with sourcing this ;)

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter

I would rather buy from you than Massdrop if you would do two-tone, like MD does. These keycaps really look striking when combined.

The logistics would become slightly more complex due to the amount of options available.

I could run the more normal two-tone sets.

Well let me be the first to suggest Light Gray main + Dark Gray modifiers, aka the Dolch color scheme. Dolch is quite popular, so I'd imagine some people would be interested.
edit: actually looks like Light Gray/Black would be a more exact Dolch but whatever, I'd still buy that.

You got what you want. Only 4 two-tone variants available so that I wont kill myself.

Two-tones are slightly more expensive, because it is.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #12 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:12:02 »
Ordered, thanks! Great deal.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:13:11 »
Badass! So many caps to buy ATM!

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #14 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:14:44 »
9 variants total.

Too damn many. PM me for order changes for those who already ordered.

Lets beat MD? ;)

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #15 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:17:20 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!


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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #16 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:26:24 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?



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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #17 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:34:29 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?

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In the picture it is missing:

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key


The row4 1u key is included in both the Tsangan kit and the 6u space-kit


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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #18 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:37:49 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?

Show Image


In the picture it is missing:

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key


The row4 1u key is included in both the Tsangan kit and the 6u space-kit



I'll go ask. They are existing keys right? You just need extras?

Shouldnt cost too much. Please talk to Vortex too!

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:40:36 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?

Show Image


In the picture it is missing:

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key


The row4 1u key is included in both the Tsangan kit and the 6u space-kit



I'll go ask. They are existing keys right? You just need extras?

Shouldnt cost too much. Please talk to Vortex too!

Iv'e sent a mail to Vortex. The keys are existing, just extras.

About the Row 4 key: it may be wrong r4 profile in the Tsangan & 6u kit.
Is space row4 the same as shift row4 in terms of profile?

EDIT:
To clarify, i need 1 extra off each of these keys, NOT looking at the Tsangan or 6u kit.


« Last Edit: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:47:58 by LeandreN »

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:45:33 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?

Show Image


In the picture it is missing:

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key


The row4 1u key is included in both the Tsangan kit and the 6u space-kit



I'll go ask. They are existing keys right? You just need extras?

Shouldnt cost too much. Please talk to Vortex too!

Iv'e sent a mail to Vortex. The keys are existing, just extras.

About the Row 4 key: it may be wrong r4 profile in the Tsangan & 6u kit.
Is space row4 the same as shift row4 in terms of profile?

Gateron molds in sets of 117, they'll have to take apart another set to add the keys. Not willing.

Ask Vortex on the 2 keys + the ISO enter and run a ISO kit?

Regarding the profile, I would expect so. I think infiniti manually charted that image, I don't think I got that from Gateron.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #21 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 04:49:17 »

Give me the profiles + units, I'll ask the price for separate ISO set without ISO enter


Okay, i am using your pictures when i am determining rows.

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1u key (already included in Tsangan & 6u spacebar kit, i think)

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key

The only thing ISO users will miss is the ISO enter and i know Vortex pretty well, if i am lucky, i can fix something with them.

Thanks Shadovved!



Already taken into consideration the following keys?

Show Image


In the picture it is missing:

Row 4(shift row): 1x 1.25u ISO shift

Row 3(Caps lock row): 1x 1u key


The row4 1u key is included in both the Tsangan kit and the 6u space-kit



I'll go ask. They are existing keys right? You just need extras?

Shouldnt cost too much. Please talk to Vortex too!

Iv'e sent a mail to Vortex. The keys are existing, just extras.

About the Row 4 key: it may be wrong r4 profile in the Tsangan & 6u kit.
Is space row4 the same as shift row4 in terms of profile?

Gateron molds in sets of 117, they'll have to take apart another set to add the keys. Not willing.

Ask Vortex on the 2 keys + the ISO enter and run a ISO kit?

Regarding the profile, I would expect so. I think infiniti manually charted that image, I don't think I got that from Gateron.

Ok then. Thanks anyway.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #22 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:09:15 »
I'm also thinking about how to make this work with ISO.

Looks like there's an extra R4 1u included with the numpad.

For those of us who don't use a numpad, we can get the missing R3 1u from it as well. And the "+" key should work as ISO Enter (it will leave gaps left and right, but might do until we source a proper Enter cap).

All that's missing is the R4 1.25u for Left Shift. We could use another R4 1u for it (also leaving gaps).
I'm building a 60% so I'd probably get some fancy 1.25u mod to use as Fn in place of Menu, which would then free one R4 1.25u cap to use as ISO Left Shift.

Does the numpad "5" have the same raised bar as the homing keys on the home row, or is it a dot?
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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #23 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:12:44 »
I'm also thinking about how to make this work with ISO.

Looks like there's an extra R4 1u included with the numpad.

For those of us who don't use a numpad, we can get the missing R3 1u from it as well. And the "+" key should work as ISO Enter (it will leave gaps left and right, but might do until we source a proper Enter cap).

All that's missing is the R4 1.25u for Left Shift. We could use another R4 1u for it (also leaving gaps).
I'm building a 60% so I'd probably get some fancy 1.25u mod to use as Fn in place of Menu, which would then free one R4 1.25u cap to use as ISO Left Shift.

Does the numpad "5" have the same raised bar as the homing keys on the home row, or is it a dot?

It's a dash.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #24 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:13:11 »
Awesome! Was waiting for this, definitely going to pick up a set  :thumb:

Crazy good pricing

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« Reply #25 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:35:47 »
Hmm. I'm in, as soon as I can figure out what I want. Glad you posted this group buy.

Iv'e sent a mail to Vortex. The keys are existing, just extras.

How can you get those extra keys for ISO? I've wanted them for a while.

EDIT: Also, you can buy two sets instead of two-tone. Then you have a more flexible two-tone.
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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #26 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:40:17 »
I'm also thinking about how to make this work with ISO.

Looks like there's an extra R4 1u included with the numpad.

For those of us who don't use a numpad, we can get the missing R3 1u from it as well. And the "+" key should work as ISO Enter (it will leave gaps left and right, but might do until we source a proper Enter cap).

All that's missing is the R4 1.25u for Left Shift. We could use another R4 1u for it (also leaving gaps).
I'm building a 60% so I'd probably get some fancy 1.25u mod to use as Fn in place of Menu, which would then free one R4 1.25u cap to use as ISO Left Shift.

Does the numpad "5" have the same raised bar as the homing keys on the home row, or is it a dot?

It's a dash.
This is ghetto IMO, but really cool, thanks for sharing the ideas.

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« Reply #27 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:40:57 »
Hmm. I'm in, as soon as I can figure out what I want. Glad you posted this group buy.

Iv'e sent a mail to Vortex. The keys are existing, just extras.

How can you get those extra keys for ISO? I've wanted them for a while.

EDIT: Also, you can buy two sets instead of two-tone. Then you have a more flexible two-tone.

I am asking them if i can set up a GB for either a ISO set or modkit :)

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« Reply #28 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:43:36 »
I am asking them if i can set up a GB for either a ISO set or modkit :)
Awesome. Hope it's a modkit. Thank you  ;)

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« Reply #29 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:52:50 »
I got two questions.

1. What's the MOQ for Gateron?
2. Shipping fee is already included and is flat rate all over the world, isn't it?
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« Reply #30 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 05:57:36 »
I got two questions.

1. What's the MOQ for Gateron?
2. Shipping fee is already included and is flat rate all over the world, isn't it?

1. This buy is going through no matter what. I'll buy whatever is needed to make it happen.
2. Yes.

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« Reply #31 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 06:04:12 »
I got two questions.

1. What's the MOQ for Gateron?
2. Shipping fee is already included and is flat rate all over the world, isn't it?

1. This buy is going through no matter what. I'll buy whatever is needed to make it happen.
2. Yes.

Thanks, Shadovved  :thumb:
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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #32 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 06:14:40 »
Just for the record:

I'd be interested in extra ISO kits as well :)


(but already placed my order anyway)

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« Reply #33 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 06:38:52 »
Just for the record:

I'd be interested in extra ISO kits as well :)


(but already placed my order anyway)

ISO kits most likely would depend on how Leandre goes, and will probably be separate.

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« Reply #34 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 07:11:50 »
Gonna cancel my Massdrop order and get a couple sets from you instead. :thumb:

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« Reply #35 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 07:30:09 »
What color combo best matches the white hhkb keysets? I'm thinking beige w/ light gray mods, but I'm not sure.

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« Reply #36 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 07:53:39 »
What color combo best matches the white hhkb keysets? I'm thinking beige w/ light gray mods, but I'm not sure.
It's hard to tell, but that seems cool. You would probably be able to recreate the original color scheme with white and light grey, as well. I made this visualization:
http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/d7418e9b98b286a90a4b470efdad5c71

I looked over the layout, and I think your Tab or Delete button would have to be light (as the Delete is alphanumeric on other keyboards). You can use a R4 1.5u instead of R2 1.5u as you'll have leftovers.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #37 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 07:58:16 »
Okay thanks, as for the layout problems, I'm not getting them for my HHKB, I just love the color scheme it has. I'm getting these for my keycool 22 and then use the others either for a jd40 or a quark.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #38 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 07:59:48 »
What color combo best matches the white hhkb keysets? I'm thinking beige w/ light gray mods, but I'm not sure.
It's hard to tell, but that seems cool. You would probably be able to recreate the original color scheme with white and light grey, as well. I made this visualization:
http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/d7418e9b98b286a90a4b470efdad5c71

I looked over the layout, and I think your Tab or Delete button would have to be light (as the Delete is alphanumeric on other keyboards). You can use a R4 1.5u instead of R2 1.5u as you'll have leftovers.

Darn. Now Im not sure about beige/light grey vs white/light grey

Pic of the keyboard in the red case in the OP is white/light grey right?
« Last Edit: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:01:28 by MarkRobbo »

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #39 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:09:33 »
Nice sets. Can you please ask gateron how much would an iso enter mold cost?

The first to do a thick iso enter in cherry profile , will have a very big number of orders and repay immediately the involved costs. Let's see who is the most intelligent.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #40 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:17:18 »
What color combo best matches the white hhkb keysets? I'm thinking beige w/ light gray mods, but I'm not sure.
It's hard to tell, but that seems cool. You would probably be able to recreate the original color scheme with white and light grey, as well. I made this visualization:
http://www.keyboard-layout-editor.com/#/layouts/d7418e9b98b286a90a4b470efdad5c71

I looked over the layout, and I think your Tab or Delete button would have to be light (as the Delete is alphanumeric on other keyboards). You can use a R4 1.5u instead of R2 1.5u as you'll have leftovers.

Darn. Now Im not sure about beige/light grey vs white/light grey

Pic of the keyboard in the red case in the OP is white/light grey right?
I think it's beige/light grey just because the mains look darker than the ones in the very first pic, but it's hard to tell because of the difference in lighting.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #41 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:20:11 »
Nice sets. Can you please ask gateron how much would an iso enter mold cost?

The first to do a thick iso enter in cherry profile , will have a very big number of orders and repay immediately the involved costs. Let's see who is the most intelligent.

Regarding the costs of purchasing the mold, I'll check up on this.


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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #42 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:33:05 »
Darn. Now Im not sure about beige/light grey vs white/light grey

Pic of the keyboard in the red case in the OP is white/light grey right?
That's why you should buy ALL THE SETS!  ;)

I recognize your name from IRC btw. We've talked a few times. I'm Rhessinge.

I can't tell with those pictures. I think this picture more accurately reflects the shades:

Included also in the photo are pebble (F8) and pearl (F9) key caps from a Model M for color comparison.
Show Image


Nice sets. Can you please ask gateron how much would an iso enter mold cost?

The first to do a thick iso enter in cherry profile , will have a very big number of orders and repay immediately the involved costs. Let's see who is the most intelligent.

Earlier in the thread LeandreN contacted Vortex which I believe already has a mold. That might result in a group buy, but I don't know which colors.

Regarding the costs of purchasing the mold, I'll check up on this.
Awesome. Let us know. If it's necessary to get big numbers, then I suspect it would be better to have the ISO modifiers as its own set, so people could buy more.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #43 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:37:53 »
Darn. Now Im not sure about beige/light grey vs white/light grey

Pic of the keyboard in the red case in the OP is white/light grey right?
That's why you should buy ALL THE SETS!  ;)

I recognize your name from IRC btw. We've talked a few times. I'm Rhessinge.

I can't tell with those pictures. I think this picture more accurately reflects the shades:

Included also in the photo are pebble (F8) and pearl (F9) key caps from a Model M for color comparison.
Show Image


Nice sets. Can you please ask gateron how much would an iso enter mold cost?

The first to do a thick iso enter in cherry profile , will have a very big number of orders and repay immediately the involved costs. Let's see who is the most intelligent.

Earlier in the thread LeandreN contacted Vortex which I believe already has a mold. That might result in a group buy, but I don't know which colors.

Regarding the costs of purchasing the mold, I'll check up on this.
Awesome. Let us know. If it's necessary to get big numbers, then I suspect it would be better to have the ISO modifiers as its own set, so people could buy more.

People who cannot decide on the colour, consult this picture. It's the most accurate one.

Dark Grey, Light Grey, Beige, White


Mod Edit: Fixed image link(s).

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #44 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:38:42 »
Oooh, good. I was getting worried I might have to order something on MD.

Will submit a bit later today. These are too sexy to pass up.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #45 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:40:14 »
I'm not sure that vortex has an iso enter in cherry profile. All I saw was iso oem. Let's hope :-)

Basically, sorry to tell you but you're not going to get it as it doesn't exist. Only place known that has ISO enter key mold in Cherry profile for PBT is Cherry themselves... and they have never released blank ISO PBT sets or any boards with them as far as I know. Additionally, Cherry PBT have a very fine texture not a course and rough one. Only stuff they made a long time ago is thick, current PBT from Cherry is thinner.
Closest you are going to get would be to take one of groupbuy sets in ANSI, like those I run for example, and pair it up with an ISO enter key from vintage Cherry set or GMK.

Darn. Now Im not sure about beige/light grey vs white/light grey

Pic of the keyboard in the red case in the OP is white/light grey right?
That's why you should buy ALL THE SETS!  ;)

I recognize your name from IRC btw. We've talked a few times. I'm Rhessinge.

I can't tell with those pictures. I think this picture more accurately reflects the shades:

Included also in the photo are pebble (F8) and pearl (F9) key caps from a Model M for color comparison.
Show Image


Nice sets. Can you please ask gateron how much would an iso enter mold cost?

The first to do a thick iso enter in cherry profile , will have a very big number of orders and repay immediately the involved costs. Let's see who is the most intelligent.

Earlier in the thread LeandreN contacted Vortex which I believe already has a mold. That might result in a group buy, but I don't know which colors.

Regarding the costs of purchasing the mold, I'll check up on this.
Awesome. Let us know. If it's necessary to get big numbers, then I suspect it would be better to have the ISO modifiers as its own set, so people could buy more.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #46 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:41:53 »
Oooh, good. I was getting worried I might have to order something on MD.

Will submit a bit later today. These are too sexy to pass up.

MD has over 70 orders already :(

If we get the ISO kit going...... *smirk*

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #47 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:46:28 »
Oooh, good. I was getting worried I might have to order something on MD.

Will submit a bit later today. These are too sexy to pass up.

MD has over 70 orders already :(

If we get the ISO kit going...... *smirk*

They do have a lot of people not otherwise familiar with the enthusiast forums, this is a great price point which appeals to the mass market too.

We did plug it in the comments though :P

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #48 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:47:42 »
Oooh, good. I was getting worried I might have to order something on MD.

Will submit a bit later today. These are too sexy to pass up.

MD has over 70 orders already :(

If we get the ISO kit going...... *smirk*

They do have a lot of people not otherwise familiar with the enthusiast forums, this is a great price point which appeals to the mass market too.

We did plug it in the comments though :P


They are so gonna ban me :p

But hey, I rarely buy anything off MD anyway.....they don't have a lot going that interests me.

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Re: {GB} Gateron PBT Blank Keysets
« Reply #49 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:52:49 »
Oooh, good. I was getting worried I might have to order something on MD.

Will submit a bit later today. These are too sexy to pass up.

MD has over 70 orders already :(

If we get the ISO kit going...... *smirk*

They do have a lot of people not otherwise familiar with the enthusiast forums, this is a great price point which appeals to the mass market too.

We did plug it in the comments though :P


They are so gonna ban me :p

But hey, I rarely buy anything off MD anyway.....they don't have a lot going that interests me.

Meh they're quite good about not censoring people posting alternative places to buy actually  ;D

Though as a group buy leader maybe they'll be more annoyed than usual  ;)