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Offline t8c

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 09 February 2017, 03:32:12 »

Well, any news?   :D

Sorry for the delay. I am going to do a limited SA buy (maybe DCS if there is enough interest), but I am still finalizing the details. Planning on all one set (likely the HJKL, caps-replacement, and R1-1u keys), a tiered pricing structure, with early purchasers getting a lower price, and 200 orders max. I will send out final details on my mailing list (sign ups at vimcaps.com).
Amazing! Any color options?  :cool:

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #51 on: Tue, 21 February 2017, 03:27:35 »
Good news indeed! I just signed up for the mailing list. I missed out on the first run of SA so I'm excited to get another chance at it.


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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #52 on: Tue, 28 February 2017, 00:53:54 »
Aw man, and here I was just thinking about how awesome a set of SA Vimcaps would be for SA Oblivion when it finally drops and ships. Already got in on the gmk vimcaps group buy (pairing up with GMK Originative on an Ultimate Hacking Keyboard). Can't wait!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #53 on: Sun, 02 April 2017, 13:17:47 »
Awesome I will definitely be interested, so glad this is back!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 27 May 2017, 13:56:04 »
Just got the e-mail.

Let me be the first to say, I've been waiting a long time for these to come back. Now that I know they will be making a comeback, I am absolutely ecstatic.

All aboard the hype train!
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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 27 May 2017, 14:52:22 »
Same, I'm very happy to have gotten the e-mail today. Ordered.  :)

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #56 on: Sat, 27 May 2017, 15:42:50 »
Same! This is fantastic! I missed the SA Vimcaps that showed up on mechmarket the other day. And some dude was trying to sell a vimcaps lock for like $70. The timing for this couldn't be better, and November is a heck of a lot sooner than I would have expected given SP's queue.
« Last Edit: Sat, 27 May 2017, 15:48:52 by fatpolomanjr »

Offline avro

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #57 on: Sat, 27 May 2017, 16:14:54 »
Didn't get an email.. 

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Plot twist: I did get an email.
« Last Edit: Sat, 27 May 2017, 16:30:44 by avro »

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #58 on: Sun, 28 May 2017, 23:45:07 »
Didn't get an email.. 

-- EDIT --

Plot twist: I did get an email.

Phew!

Offline avro

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #59 on: Mon, 29 May 2017, 07:18:52 »

Well, any news?   :D

Sorry for the delay. I am going to do a limited SA buy (maybe DCS if there is enough interest), but I am still finalizing the details. Planning on all one set (likely the HJKL, caps-replacement, and R1-1u keys), a tiered pricing structure, with early purchasers getting a lower price, and 200 orders max. I will send out final details on my mailing list (sign ups at vimcaps.com).

What about DSA?

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 29 May 2017, 14:11:51 »

Well, any news?   :D

Sorry for the delay. I am going to do a limited SA buy (maybe DCS if there is enough interest), but I am still finalizing the details. Planning on all one set (likely the HJKL, caps-replacement, and R1-1u keys), a tiered pricing structure, with early purchasers getting a lower price, and 200 orders max. I will send out final details on my mailing list (sign ups at vimcaps.com).

What about DSA?

If this round is successful, then I will run one for DSA. I am optimistic at this point.

Offline Laser

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #61 on: Mon, 29 May 2017, 14:35:03 »
Once again, thanks for setting this up again! :)

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #62 on: Mon, 29 May 2017, 16:35:47 »
Once again, thanks for setting this up again! :)

I'm happy folks are buying! I missed Vimcaps, myself.

Offline Laser

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #63 on: Fri, 02 June 2017, 13:23:47 »

I just received a second email that says I didn't opened the previous newsletter, although I already replied to that one, got invoiced and had it paid too. Hope that doesn't mean I have to pay again or get ignored :D

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #64 on: Fri, 02 June 2017, 13:42:42 »

I just received a second email that says I didn't opened the previous newsletter, although I already replied to that one, got invoiced and had it paid too. Hope that doesn't mean I have to pay again or get ignored :D

No, you're all set. The list was auto-generated, and I guess wrong too. Sorry for the confusion!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #65 on: Fri, 02 June 2017, 15:21:32 »

Thanks for the quick answer (and no problem) :)

Offline potatowire

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Spring 2017 SA Vimcaps Sale
« Reply #66 on: Sat, 03 June 2017, 22:54:32 »
Hello all,

My limited Vimcaps round is now fully live. The short version is:

  • SA only
  • Shipping in November
  • 200 orders max (about 130 remain)
  • $16 (shipping included, with $2.50 added to ship outside the US)

For more details and to buy, please visit vimcaps.com.

Thank you for your support.

-potatowire

PS I'm calling the round a "Spring" sale, because I planned it in the Spring. My mailing list had access to it at the very end of Spring, at least.

Offline blighty

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #67 on: Wed, 07 June 2017, 19:16:20 »
Any plans for a stepped caps-lock replacement vim key?

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #68 on: Wed, 07 June 2017, 23:16:11 »
Any plans for a stepped caps-lock replacement vim key?

It's on the roadmap...

Offline xantiema

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #69 on: Sat, 10 June 2017, 17:47:57 »
What is the importance of these caps?

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #70 on: Sat, 10 June 2017, 18:08:05 »
What is the importance of these caps?

Do you know what VIM Editor is? If not, never mind, these key caps are specialized ones, for the use of those VIM users and VIM like navigation on some other editors that support it.

Offline xantiema

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #71 on: Sat, 10 June 2017, 18:41:03 »
What is the importance of these caps?

Do you know what VIM Editor is? If not, never mind, these key caps are specialized ones, for the use of those VIM users and VIM like navigation on some other editors that support it.

I don't know about VIM. I suppose I should move along :p
Thanks for the info

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #72 on: Sat, 10 June 2017, 22:29:22 »
What is the importance of these caps?

Do you know what VIM Editor is? If not, never mind, these key caps are specialized ones, for the use of those VIM users and VIM like navigation on some other editors that support it.

I don't know about VIM. I suppose I should move along :p
Thanks for the info


If you need a programming multi-platform text editor and you are able to endure its learning curve, VIM is a great choice.

Offline Laser

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #73 on: Sun, 11 June 2017, 02:39:29 »

I don't know about VIM. I suppose I should move along :p
Thanks for the info

No, no, you should rather watch these (in order, though):

http://vimcasts.org/episodes/ :D

Offline potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #74 on: Wed, 14 June 2017, 13:44:58 »

I don't know about VIM. I suppose I should move along :p
Thanks for the info

No, no, you should rather watch these (in order, though):

http://vimcasts.org/episodes/ :D


DING! DING! DING!

I love vimcasts.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #75 on: Fri, 16 June 2017, 03:55:01 »

Heh, I also have his book ("Practical Vim"), great one :)

I confess, lately I've been using Emacs (with the "evil-mode" Vim emulation package) - so, for me, an Emacs logo keycap wouldn't be a bad idea ...

Offline Hazzula

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #76 on: Tue, 20 June 2017, 01:33:14 »
YES these keys are exactly what I need! Could not click buy now fast enough!

Offline potatowire

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SA Carbon Vim Keycaps
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 13:09:13 »
Hello again,

I am launching an experiment in new Vimcaps colors, starting with SA Carbon. The set will look like this:



Orders (2 sets maximum per individual) are $17, with $2.50 added to orders shipped outside the US. They will ship in March 2018, when SA Carbon is expected.

Orders can be placed on my site.

Thank you!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #78 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 15:42:19 »
Any chance of Carbon WASD?

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 26 June 2017, 15:59:05 »
Any chance of Carbon WASD?

Not at this time. I try to keep it pretty simple, which currently means just Vim-related keycaps.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #80 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 05:29:58 »
Awesome! I'd buy these if I was getting the carbon alphas. My wallet is relieved that I am not :)) Pretty happy with the green vimcaps for now and I can't wait till November(ish) to get them! Thanks potatowire!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #81 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 07:24:07 »
I'm happy for your wallet, and sad for mine!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 07:30:51 »
Why not some L9, CC and CR based VIM key-caps?, jut to go with classic OG Cherry and the contemporary GMK replicas made, even with the popular ePBT? You may consider alternate legend colors as well, that make these not just place holders but also nice "artisan" key caps.

Offline Hazzula

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #83 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 08:35:28 »
Hey potatowire have you seen the Oblivion SA set? It's programming themed already and I think your vimcaps would fit right in there :D some people are asking about it too. Well, there were a lot of pages and I only saw 2 guys asking for it. I'd buy them too of course :D

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #84 on: Tue, 27 June 2017, 14:04:57 »
Hey potatowire have you seen the Oblivion SA set? It's programming themed already and I think your vimcaps would fit right in there :D some people are asking about it too. Well, there were a lot of pages and I only saw 2 guys asking for it. I'd buy them too of course :D

he just ran a group buy for the SA vim caps again like 2-3 weeks back

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #85 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 12:09:55 »
Hey potatowire have you seen the Oblivion SA set? It's programming themed already and I think your vimcaps would fit right in there :D some people are asking about it too. Well, there were a lot of pages and I only saw 2 guys asking for it. I'd buy them too of course :D

I responded in that thread, but it's a good idea, and I'll see what I can do!

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #86 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 12:11:16 »
Hey potatowire have you seen the Oblivion SA set? It's programming themed already and I think your vimcaps would fit right in there :D some people are asking about it too. Well, there were a lot of pages and I only saw 2 guys asking for it. I'd buy them too of course :D

he just ran a group buy for the SA vim caps again like 2-3 weeks back

He's referring to my experiment in Vimcaps in other colorways, starting with Carbon.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #87 on: Thu, 29 June 2017, 12:31:06 »
Why not some L9, CC and CR based VIM key-caps?, jut to go with classic OG Cherry and the contemporary GMK replicas made, even with the popular ePBT? You may consider alternate legend colors as well, that make these not just place holders but also nice "artisan" key caps.

I'm sorry, but you lost me a little bit in some of the lingo. Regarding Cherry/GMK/ePBT and similar Cherry replicas, I just don't have the contacts. I like the idea of alternate legend colors, but the market is small, so I would be playing a bit of an inventory management game. That gets capital-intensive pretty quickly.

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #88 on: Sat, 26 August 2017, 15:57:13 »
Is there any update on how production is going?
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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #89 on: Sun, 27 August 2017, 14:22:42 »
Is there any update on how production is going?

Hello!

No updates right now. I am expecting to get a final timeline from Signature Plastics in the first part of November.

-potatowire

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #90 on: Mon, 29 January 2018, 21:41:30 »
I've just got them. Thank you very much.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #91 on: Mon, 29 January 2018, 23:31:10 »
I've just got them. Thank you very much.
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Looks awesome! By the way, I love that mat! I assume it’s a mat, at least.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #92 on: Mon, 29 January 2018, 23:53:07 »
I've just got them. Thank you very much.
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Looks awesome! By the way, I love that mat! I assume it’s a mat, at least.

Yes, it was a GB on keyclack.

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Re: Vim Keycaps
« Reply #93 on: Tue, 30 January 2018, 11:57:52 »
I've just got them. Thank you very much.
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Looks awesome! By the way, I love that mat! I assume it’s a mat, at least.

Yes, it was a GB on keyclack.

I’ll have to keep my eyes out for one, then.