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[East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« on: Tue, 12 January 2016, 16:57:16 »
Steezus's Keyboard Services

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Hello All,

Considering that I have an extreme passion for this community and that my time has been freed up immensely over the next year or so I am offering my services. I figured this would be a good opportunity as well since there does not seem to have anyone providing services on the East Coast. My home is in the Pittsburgh area so I am willing to schedule a meetup to save cost on shipping.

I work on keyboards Friday-Sunday, I generally like to finish builds the same weekend but there is always the chance that it could run into the following weekend.

I am able to do full assembly, desoldering, switch tuning, switch or LED swap, and repairs(depending on severity). My equipment currently includes a Aoyue 2703A+ Rework Station with variable tips and a spare SS-02 hand pump. I will accept the amount of orders that I am comfortable doing and then put others on a waiting list if for some reason I actually get that many offers. Pricing will all depend on the amount of work done, I am not looking into making a bunch of profit but rather to make just enough for my time. You can either supply all the components or order them to my place of living to say you one extra trip on shipping.

I first had a few years of experience in soldering copper tubes for drain lines when working in HVAC and then transitioned into electronic soldering working on clocks, controllers, keyboards, etc.

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Desoldered 3x Pok3rs and added LEDs
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Built an RS96
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Indicator LEDs were added after taking these pictures.

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And many more.


All my personal, more-detailed build logs can be found in my signature below.

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I am not a professional but I take pride in my work, although I have never made a mistake when working on a board there is always the slightest possibility that something could occur. With that being the case, I will do what it takes to compensate you for your troubles. I highly doubt that will ever occur but I have to type it here. I will not rush any orders and treat your items with the utmost care.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:16:45 »
Thanks for approving this thread!

A little update: I should be having a Lightsaver v2(personal project) and an Orion v2 to work on soon. Will updated the thread with pictures. :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:18:55 »
Ohhhh hell yeah, I'm east coast and was just inquiring into whether anyone offered services such as these on geekhack....i found some but they were not currently taking orders  :-X

thank goodness you are!! i'm sure to be a customer in the coming months  :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:19:20 »
Awesome of you to do this Steezus! :D
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:27:25 »
Ohhhh hell yeah, I'm east coast and was just inquiring into whether anyone offered services such as these on geekhack....i found some but they were not currently taking orders  :-X

thank goodness you are!! i'm sure to be a customer in the coming months  :thumb:

Glad to help out where I can, living relatively close so help out a ton of shipping as well. ;)

Awesome of you to do this Steezus! :D

Thank you very much dgneo, I love to build boards and help people out here so it's a win-win for me. :p
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:31:49 »
If we have a board we want to have LED's put in would you be able to source all the parts needed and we just send our board?
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:35:34 »
Got an Orion for you sir,  will be filling out the form.

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:39:03 »
If we have a board we want to have LED's put in would you be able to source all the parts needed and we just send our board?

I do have some colors available at the moment(Pink, Sky Blue, Blue, and White). I can always try and buy more but if there isn't a color option that I have for you then to save cost on shipping I could order some and just add the price for the exact quantity of LEDs needed for the build. I can also toss in some spares as well just in case one happens to go bad. :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 18:49:36 »
I could order some and just add the price for the exact quantity of LEDs needed for the build. I can also toss in some spares as well just in case one happens to go bad. :thumb:

Is why I will be using your service, would you be able to get stabilizers as well? I am in no rush, I can source the switches, as I will be looking for MX blacks, or maybe the Zealios switches... we'll see.

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 13 January 2016, 19:05:37 »
I could order some and just add the price for the exact quantity of LEDs needed for the build. I can also toss in some spares as well just in case one happens to go bad. :thumb:

Is why I will be using your service, would you be able to get stabilizers as well? I am in no rush, I can source the switches, as I will be looking for MX blacks, or maybe the Zealios switches... we'll see.

I should be able to grab a fair bit of stabs for rather cheap, however if you'd like gold stabs that may be harder to get and more expensive.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 09:26:03 »
Oh man, someone closer than California and Canada!
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 09:31:17 »
If we have a board we want to have LED's put in would you be able to source all the parts needed and we just send our board?

I do have some colors available at the moment(Pink, Sky Blue, Blue, and White). I can always try and buy more but if there isn't a color option that I have for you then to save cost on shipping I could order some and just add the price for the exact quantity of LEDs needed for the build. I can also toss in some spares as well just in case one happens to go bad. :thumb:

Awesome :) Do you also have switches?
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 09:41:37 »
So, lets say I ordered a b.87 un-assembled with only the minimum amount of soldering done and then ordered some 78g Zealios switches.  Would you be able to throw everything together along with maybe some LEDs?
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 11:05:55 »
This is amazing. As someone with a few upcoming builds who lives in Pittsburgh I couldn't be more happy about this. Thanks Steezus!

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #14 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 11:20:15 »
If we have a board we want to have LED's put in would you be able to source all the parts needed and we just send our board?

I do have some colors available at the moment(Pink, Sky Blue, Blue, and White). I can always try and buy more but if there isn't a color option that I have for you then to save cost on shipping I could order some and just add the price for the exact quantity of LEDs needed for the build. I can also toss in some spares as well just in case one happens to go bad. :thumb:

Awesome :) Do you also have switches?

I currently do not have switches, that may be more difficult because it will all be preference for everyone and be more expensive to buy in bulk. I may look into stocking a fair bit of Zealios if I have the funds.

So, lets say I ordered a b.87 un-assembled with only the minimum amount of soldering done and then ordered some 78g Zealios switches.  Would you be able to throw everything together along with maybe some LEDs?

Yeap, I'll most likely need to stock more LEDs and sip sockets depending on the demand. It's basically as simple as you sending me the parts and I send you a working board. ;)

This is amazing. As someone with a few upcoming builds who lives in Pittsburgh I couldn't be more happy about this. Thanks Steezus!

No problem! I'm glad to see a local as well, definitely saves you on shipping. :D
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #15 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 11:33:56 »
So, lets say I ordered a b.87 un-assembled with only the minimum amount of soldering done and then ordered some 78g Zealios switches.  Would you be able to throw everything together along with maybe some LEDs?

Yeap, I'll most likely need to stock more LEDs and sip sockets depending on the demand. It's basically as simple as you sending me the parts and I send you a working board. ;)

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #16 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 12:14:59 »
I was just looking for someone that offered quality keyboard service! I'll be shooting you a PM.
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« Reply #17 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 12:19:16 »
I was just looking for someone that offered quality keyboard service! I'll be shooting you a PM.

Awesome, I'm really surprised at much interest this thread has gained. :)
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #18 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 12:21:15 »
I was just looking for someone that offered quality keyboard service! I'll be shooting you a PM.

Awesome, I'm really surprised at much interest this thread has gained. :)

Well, to my admittedly limited knowledge, most of the keyboard services here on GH were overseas or in Canada.  There is a guy on reddit based out of California, but Pennsylvania is much closer for me and apparently a lot of other people.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #19 on: Sun, 17 January 2016, 11:20:01 »
Update: Even though I was comfortable with the equipment that I had I found it beneficial to upgrade still. I wanted to ensure that I can be as efficient, precise, and clean as I possibly can. ;)

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #20 on: Sun, 17 January 2016, 11:25:23 »
Update: Even though I was comfortable with the equipment that I had I found it beneficial to upgrade still. I wanted to ensure that I can be as efficient, precise, and clean as I possibly can. ;)

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« Reply #21 on: Mon, 18 January 2016, 20:04:14 »















Wow moving into this KB thing really fast man. :)





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« Reply #22 on: Mon, 18 January 2016, 20:08:18 »
Wow moving into this KB thing really fast man. :)

Yeap ;)

The RS96 was the start of an addiction, I've done a lot of soldering since then and still have two more personal keyboard projects to build as well.  :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #23 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 16:53:32 »
Glad to see some East Coast rep, still deciding if I want to get a new soldering iron or not. If I don't, you'll be my go to :thumb:

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« Reply #24 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 18:10:59 »
Glad to see some East Coast rep, still deciding if I want to get a new soldering iron or not. If I don't, you'll be my go to :thumb:

Hey thanks for the support, I do have a Weller WESD51 for sale if you're looking for one. I always like to encourage people to build their own builds but I understand people can get too busy and don't want to risk it. :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #25 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 22:49:09 »
Just wondering, have you assembled cables? Have been thinking of installing a custom yarbo ps/2 in my 1800 but it requires a few parts and some soldering.

I might request to have you work on my 1800 at some point besides that (depending on how repairs go w/a local friend), but I'll PM/fill the form when the time comes.

Glad to see these services, building jobs look really good so far!

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« Reply #26 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 22:52:24 »
Just wondering, have you assembled cables? Have been thinking of installing a custom yarbo ps/2 in my 1800 but it requires a few parts and some soldering.

I might request to have you work on my 1800 at some point besides that (depending on how repairs go w/a local friend), but I'll PM/fill the form when the time comes.

Glad to see these services, building jobs look really good so far!

I have not assembled cables before. I could most likely solder it though.

Hey thank you very much, just got a KMAC done today and super happy with how it turned out! I'll be glad to help you out anytime. ;)

I'm currently working on desoldering LEDs in a KC60, an easier task of the factory solder is a ***** to suck up haha.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #27 on: Fri, 22 January 2016, 09:38:29 »
Just wondering, have you assembled cables? Have been thinking of installing a custom yarbo ps/2 in my 1800 but it requires a few parts and some soldering.

I might request to have you work on my 1800 at some point besides that (depending on how repairs go w/a local friend), but I'll PM/fill the form when the time comes.

Glad to see these services, building jobs look really good so far!

I have not assembled cables before. I could most likely solder it though.

Hey thank you very much, just got a KMAC done today and super happy with how it turned out! I'll be glad to help you out anytime. ;)

I'm currently working on desoldering LEDs in a KC60, an easier task of the factory solder is a ***** to suck up haha.

Got any pics of the KMAC?
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #28 on: Fri, 22 January 2016, 14:55:35 »
Just wondering, have you assembled cables? Have been thinking of installing a custom yarbo ps/2 in my 1800 but it requires a few parts and some soldering.

I might request to have you work on my 1800 at some point besides that (depending on how repairs go w/a local friend), but I'll PM/fill the form when the time comes.

Glad to see these services, building jobs look really good so far!

I have not assembled cables before. I could most likely solder it though.

Hey thank you very much, just got a KMAC done today and super happy with how it turned out! I'll be glad to help you out anytime. ;)

I'm currently working on desoldering LEDs in a KC60, an easier task of the factory solder is a ***** to suck up haha.

Got any pics of the KMAC?

Yeap I already uploaded them in the OP. ;)
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #29 on: Fri, 22 January 2016, 15:00:35 »
Hey, I just want to pop in here, and give Steezus a big thumbs up for both him and his service, he really is a stand-up guy who communicates clearly and VERY frequently. He was probably the most pleasurable guy I've ever dealt with on this forum, and I've been here for over three years now. Highly recommend his services for anyone looking to have any modifications done to their board. He did a really great job on my KMAC judging from the photos. Thanks Steez!

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #30 on: Sun, 24 January 2016, 16:12:16 »
Commenting so I can find this later. I've been trying to teach myself to solder, but so far both things I've tried have gotten messed up somehow, so if I lose my nerve I'll have an Ergodox and the White Fox for you lol

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« Reply #31 on: Wed, 27 January 2016, 23:02:13 »
Highly recommend Steezus! He desoldered the leds blocking my KC60 from switch swapping.   :thumb: :thumb: Will definitely request in the future!

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« Reply #32 on: Fri, 29 January 2016, 01:57:45 »
Great guy to work with, fast, friendly and professional! Happy as hell with my board! :cool:

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #33 on: Sun, 31 January 2016, 18:04:54 »
Hey! Do you by chance have any vintage blacks on hand? I'm thinking about sending you my poker 2 for a switch swap and leds. I want 55g vintage blacks so I was gonna get the springs and send those along with the board.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #34 on: Sun, 31 January 2016, 18:06:34 »
I have got some things I will need soldered once I can get some switches in hand.

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« Reply #35 on: Sun, 31 January 2016, 18:10:32 »
Hey! Do you by chance have any vintage blacks on hand? I'm thinking about sending you my poker 2 for a switch swap and leds. I want 55g vintage blacks so I was gonna get the springs and send those along with the board.

Hey ccarlitos2,

I do have vintage blacks but sadly they are for a personal project coming up. It took a fair bit of searching around to find ones that I wanted. Your best bet is to try asking around classifieds and see what you can come up with. :thumb:

A little word of advice, "vintage" can be a rather vague term. The vintage switches smoothness can vary year by year and switch by switch on the same board depending on how much typing use they have seen. Sometimes you may want to order more than needed to try them out and see which ones are similar in smoothness and in case any are dead switches. ;)

Commenting so I can find this later. I've been trying to teach myself to solder, but so far both things I've tried have gotten messed up somehow, so if I lose my nerve I'll have an Ergodox and the White Fox for you lol

I have got some things I will need soldered once I can get some switches in hand.

Sounds good, I'd be glad to do some work for the both of you! ;)

Also thank to everyone else for the kind words and positive reviews. :-*
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #36 on: Sun, 31 January 2016, 18:14:17 »
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Hey! Do you by chance have any vintage blacks on hand? I'm thinking about sending you my poker 2 for a switch swap and leds. I want 55g vintage blacks so I was gonna get the springs and send those along with the board.

Hey ccarlitos2,

I do have vintage blacks but sadly they are for a personal project coming up. It took a fair bit of searching around to find ones that I wanted. Your best bet is to try asking around classifieds and see what you can come up with. :thumb:

A little word of advice, "vintage" can be a rather vague term. The vintage switches smoothness can vary year by year and switch by switch on the same board depending on how much typing use they have seen. Sometimes you may want to order more than needed to try them out and see which ones are similar in smoothness and in case any are dead switches. ;)

Commenting so I can find this later. I've been trying to teach myself to solder, but so far both things I've tried have gotten messed up somehow, so if I lose my nerve I'll have an Ergodox and the White Fox for you lol

I have got some things I will need soldered once I can get some switches in hand.

Sounds good, I'd be glad to do some work for the both of you! ;)

Also thank to everyone else for the kind words and positive reviews. :-*


Have you heard anything about the linear zealios? Like how do they compare to blacks?
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
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Hey! Do you by chance have any vintage blacks on hand? I'm thinking about sending you my poker 2 for a switch swap and leds. I want 55g vintage blacks so I was gonna get the springs and send those along with the board.

Hey ccarlitos2,

I do have vintage blacks but sadly they are for a personal project coming up. It took a fair bit of searching around to find ones that I wanted. Your best bet is to try asking around classifieds and see what you can come up with. :thumb:

A little word of advice, "vintage" can be a rather vague term. The vintage switches smoothness can vary year by year and switch by switch on the same board depending on how much typing use they have seen. Sometimes you may want to order more than needed to try them out and see which ones are similar in smoothness and in case any are dead switches. ;)

Commenting so I can find this later. I've been trying to teach myself to solder, but so far both things I've tried have gotten messed up somehow, so if I lose my nerve I'll have an Ergodox and the White Fox for you lol

I have got some things I will need soldered once I can get some switches in hand.

Sounds good, I'd be glad to do some work for the both of you! ;)

Also thank to everyone else for the kind words and positive reviews. :-*


Have you heard anything about the linear zealios? Like how do they compare to blacks?

From what I hear gateron linears are very smooth and sometimes better compared to "most" blacks, it can depend on how lucky you are with some vintage blacks that you find. I have not tried them myself, krav sent a few samples which should be on the way so I can't comment too much on them. Linear Zealios are the same thing as Gateron Blacks except for the gold spring and translucent housing, either or should be a good option. :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #38 on: Mon, 01 February 2016, 00:47:07 »
Duck Eagle finished and ready to go back to it's owner, pictures uploaded in OP. :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #39 on: Mon, 01 February 2016, 12:49:34 »
Haha. I know that background for the duck eagle!

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« Reply #40 on: Mon, 01 February 2016, 16:40:07 »
Haha. I know that background for the duck eagle!

I'm absolutely loving using it, thanks again filphil! :D
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« Reply #41 on: Mon, 01 February 2016, 20:55:20 »
Haha. I know that background for the duck eagle!

I'm absolutely loving using it, thanks again filphil! :D

Glad it's getting good use.  Originally it was for figures but more often than not the figures we had to shoot didn't really fit in it.  I mean it got it because the opening is large but the inner frame would be in most of the shots for the wider figures. 

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« Reply #42 on: Fri, 12 February 2016, 17:23:23 »
Two board finished up and shipped out today. On to the next one! ;)
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #43 on: Fri, 12 February 2016, 17:31:17 »
Great pic's sir!!!

I have got to say to everyone that Steezus' communication is great, and his service was seamless. I highly recommend his services!

Looking forward to gettting my Orion :)

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #44 on: Sat, 13 February 2016, 12:37:11 »
I have a very interesting project I'll be sending you in a few days ;)

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« Reply #45 on: Sat, 13 February 2016, 18:22:36 »
I have a very interesting project I'll be sending you in a few days ;)

Sounds good to me! ;)


This applies to everybody, if you are looking for keyboard services please fill out the form and don't just PM me. It helps me stay organized and saves me a lot of time to invoice and ship out rather than waiting for PMs.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #46 on: Sun, 14 February 2016, 21:44:56 »
I have a very interesting project I'll be sending you in a few days ;)

Sounds good to me! ;)


This applies to everybody, if you are looking for keyboard services please fill out the form and don't just PM me. It helps me stay organized and saves me a lot of time to invoice and ship out rather than waiting for PMs.

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #47 on: Wed, 17 February 2016, 21:50:27 »
Hey Steezus, just PM'd you an update.  Realized I mixed something minor on the request form!

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« Reply #48 on: Thu, 25 February 2016, 22:01:18 »
I will be gone March 5th-13th. The weekends are usually my work days for keyboards so the following two weekends I will not be able to help anyone out. I have made sure to not take any orders but there were still a few people that could not ship as originally planned. Please do not ship anything until I get back, thanks.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #49 on: Tue, 08 March 2016, 06:32:32 »
Anyone who is considering having Steezus work on your board: go for it! He did an amazing job on my ZZ96 (pictured in the top post). Not only was the work immaculate, but he also did everything quickly (and on short notice), dealt with more than a couple small issues without complaint, and communicated clearly and promptly the whole time. On top of that, the price was more than just competitive -- it was the best I have seen for keyboard services. AND THERE'S MORE! He is also a super cool, solid dude who was a pleasure to meet and talk to. All in all, a really positive experience. Thanks again, Steezus!

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« Reply #50 on: Tue, 29 March 2016, 19:41:59 »
Hey Steezus :D just wondering if you have any available slots for some mods to a board. Hope everything is going well with you!!!!
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 04 April 2016, 17:20:57 »
Hey everyone, sorry about the unannounced break. I've been super busy lately and haven't had to stop by and check everything out. I will be able to start working on boards again within a few weeks. I'll be home full time then and will be able to work on them during the weekdays as well which will benefit everyone. I'm sorry I haven't been replying to any PMs. I will respond to them when I'm able to do work again. I got on just to post this. Cheers :thumb:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #52 on: Mon, 04 April 2016, 17:25:55 »
Hey everyone, sorry about the unannounced break. I've been super busy lately and haven't had to stop by and check everything out. I will be able to start working on boards again within a few weeks. I'll be home full time then and will be able to work on them during the weekdays as well which will benefit everyone. I'm sorry I haven't been replying to any PMs. I will respond to them when I'm able to do work again. I got on just to post this. Cheers :thumb:

Sweet. Waiting on a few parts for a new board and a few more to re-do another.  :thumb:

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #53 on: Mon, 04 April 2016, 20:23:19 »
Just saw this post, explains why you haven't been able to get to my PM glad to hear things will be back to normal soon!
      
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #54 on: Mon, 04 April 2016, 20:28:42 »
Hey everyone, sorry about the unannounced break. I've been super busy lately and haven't had to stop by and check everything out. I will be able to start working on boards again within a few weeks. I'll be home full time then and will be able to work on them during the weekdays as well which will benefit everyone. I'm sorry I haven't been replying to any PMs. I will respond to them when I'm able to do work again. I got on just to post this. Cheers :thumb:

Hope everything's been going well for you! :)

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 23 April 2016, 18:06:54 »
Hi Steezus,

I hope that when you return you will please keep me in mind, I will be in need of someone to assemble my Duck Octagon v2.

Cheers

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« Reply #56 on: Mon, 16 May 2016, 19:39:05 »
Hope you're doing alright dude, take it easy for a while and rest up! When you're all ready to work on boards again, hit me with a PM! I'm gonna need someone to assemble the VE.A I'm ordering! :P

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #57 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 10:24:12 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #58 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 10:24:54 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

I tried.  :'(

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« Reply #59 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 10:58:21 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

I tried.  :'(
He still keep my the cheat. I saw him online yesterday :(


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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #60 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:00:54 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

I tried.  :'(
He still keep my the cheat. I saw him online yesterday :(


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Wow that's ****ty.

Steezus pls
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #61 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:01:37 »
I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.
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« Reply #62 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:04:08 »
I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.
He keep it for me around 4 months , i remembered


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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #63 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:16:17 »
I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.

He mentioned earlier he may still be offering services, but not sure.

Bummed. He had such a good collection and was fun to chat with.

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #64 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:19:54 »
I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.
He keep it for me around 4 months , i remembered


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That sucks man :(

I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.

He mentioned earlier he may still be offering services, but not sure.

Bummed. He had such a good collection and was fun to chat with.

Yeah, he seemed pretty cool but last I talked to him he said he was getting out of keyboards and was gonna focus on automotive stuff.  Maybe he'll be back though, ya never know!
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #65 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:22:52 »
I'm pretty sure he "retired" from keyboards and sold most of his stuff, so I would assume he isn't going to be offering his services anymore.
He keep it for me around 4 months , i remembered


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hope you get your board back  :'(
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #66 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:23:10 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

I tried.  :'(
He still keep my the cheat. I saw him online yesterday :(


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not nice
Gotcha. Those sacks look mouth watering.

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« Reply #67 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 11:25:17 »
Thank you guys. Actually i just want to hear something back from him. He is still a good guy when we talked. But I don't hear anything about him even i pm 1 time in 2 weeks on skype. So just a little bit worried:(


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« Reply #68 on: Wed, 29 June 2016, 17:05:23 »
anyone else can contact him :(:-[

I tried.  :'(
He still keep my the cheat. I saw him online yesterday :(


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not nice
Really cool , he just reply my skype , hope everything well

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« Reply #69 on: Thu, 15 September 2016, 01:51:13 »
Half year already and I am still waiting for my Cheat arrived  :confused:
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« Reply #70 on: Thu, 15 September 2016, 10:47:54 »
Half year already and I am still waiting for my Cheat arrived  :confused:

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« Reply #71 on: Thu, 15 September 2016, 10:51:02 »
Gotcha. Those sacks look mouth watering.

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« Reply #72 on: Thu, 15 September 2016, 11:02:23 »
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Well he's looking at the thread so that's a positive sign right?

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Well he's looking at the thread so that's a positive sign right?

... maybe?

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Well he's looking at the thread so that's a positive sign right?
Still no respond  :mad: :mad: :mad:
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #75 on: Tue, 12 November 2019, 10:14:50 »
I have been pondering the thought of bringing this back since my schedule is starting to ease up. I'm curious if there is still a need for keyboard services? While I was away from Geekhack and these services, I ended up falling into the audiophile community a bit. That's where I continued my soldering practices to work on re-capping old amps and energizers. Since then I had the keyboard spark reignited in me and have been tinkering on my own boards again.

Anyways if people are interested in keyboard services I'm interested in what I could do to provide better services. Would people prefer if I were to stock my own switches, springs, and lube to build boards or just allow everyone to supply their own? By stocking my own parts that also would reduce the initial shipping costs for people as it's less weight and volume to ship out to me. My goal would be the same as it was when I first started this keyboard services. I would like to keep the cost to a minimum and provide quality work so people don't have to spend an arm and a leg for their complete board.

Side Note:
As I have not been active on this thread for quite some time I'd like to just clear up the confusion of the previous posts if anyone were to be concerned with using my services, if I were to even start providing services again. I forget about this event so I went back into my messages to understand it further. The Cheat was purchased with my own funds with a verbal agreement that whenever I would have time I would fix it then sell to nguyenkimtam as the original seller of the Cheat would only ship to CONUS. This agreement was to be done as a favor and I was not going to make any money from it. As I used my own funds to acquire the board I was never in a hurry with it as I was with any customer board. That is when I left Geekhack and held onto the Cheat that I purchased for many months which ended up then being sold on the forums.
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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #76 on: Tue, 12 November 2019, 11:39:53 »
I have been pondering the thought of bringing this back since my schedule is starting to ease up. I'm curious if there is still a need for keyboard services? While I was away from Geekhack and these services, I ended up falling into the audiophile community a bit. That's where I continued my soldering practices to work on re-capping old amps and energizers. Since then I had the keyboard spark reignited in me and have been tinkering on my own boards again.

Anyways if people are interested in keyboard services I'm interested in what I could do to provide better services. Would people prefer if I were to stock my own switches, springs, and lube to build boards or just allow everyone to supply their own? By stocking my own parts that also would reduce the initial shipping costs for people as it's less weight and volume to ship out to me. My goal would be the same as it was when I first started this keyboard services. I would like to keep the cost to a minimum and provide quality work so people don't have to spend an arm and a leg for their complete board.

Side Note:
As I have not been active on this thread for quite some time I'd like to just clear up the confusion of the previous posts if anyone were to be concerned with using my services, if I were to even start providing services again. I forget about this event so I went back into my messages to understand it further. The Cheat was purchased with my own funds with a verbal agreement that whenever I would have time I would fix it then sell to nguyenkimtam as the original seller of the Cheat would only ship to CONUS. This agreement was to be done as a favor and I was not going to make any money from it. As I used my own funds to acquire the board I was never in a hurry with it as I was with any customer board. That is when I left Geekhack and held onto the Cheat that I purchased for many months which ended up then being sold on the forums.


Whatever little help it may be, I can vouch for steez and his services. He helped me mod my first serious mech, and did a bang up job. I doubt I would still be in this hobby without the support and help provided from him so early on.

The situation with the cheat is nothing to worry about imho, and I hope people consider the services!

Stocking small parts in is a godsend imo. A switch modder I work with stocks springs, housings, gat tops, lube, etc. Paying him retail, or slightly more for the parts, has been much easier both in shipping cost and logistics. I'd recommend it if you're considering it.

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 14 November 2019, 17:04:44 »
Do you have experience with programming split boards in QMK?

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Re: [East Coast]Steezus's Keyboard Services
« Reply #78 on: Thu, 14 November 2019, 18:37:20 »
I have been pondering the thought of bringing this back since my schedule is starting to ease up. I'm curious if there is still a need for keyboard services? While I was away from Geekhack and these services, I ended up falling into the audiophile community a bit. That's where I continued my soldering practices to work on re-capping old amps and energizers. Since then I had the keyboard spark reignited in me and have been tinkering on my own boards again.

Anyways if people are interested in keyboard services I'm interested in what I could do to provide better services. Would people prefer if I were to stock my own switches, springs, and lube to build boards or just allow everyone to supply their own? By stocking my own parts that also would reduce the initial shipping costs for people as it's less weight and volume to ship out to me. My goal would be the same as it was when I first started this keyboard services. I would like to keep the cost to a minimum and provide quality work so people don't have to spend an arm and a leg for their complete board.

Side Note:
As I have not been active on this thread for quite some time I'd like to just clear up the confusion of the previous posts if anyone were to be concerned with using my services, if I were to even start providing services again. I forget about this event so I went back into my messages to understand it further. The Cheat was purchased with my own funds with a verbal agreement that whenever I would have time I would fix it then sell to nguyenkimtam as the original seller of the Cheat would only ship to CONUS. This agreement was to be done as a favor and I was not going to make any money from it. As I used my own funds to acquire the board I was never in a hurry with it as I was with any customer board. That is when I left Geekhack and held onto the Cheat that I purchased for many months which ended up then being sold on the forums.


Whatever little help it may be, I can vouch for steez and his services. He helped me mod my first serious mech, and did a bang up job. I doubt I would still be in this hobby without the support and help provided from him so early on.

The situation with the cheat is nothing to worry about imho, and I hope people consider the services!

Stocking small parts in is a godsend imo. A switch modder I work with stocks springs, housings, gat tops, lube, etc. Paying him retail, or slightly more for the parts, has been much easier both in shipping cost and logistics. I'd recommend it if you're considering it.

Thank you very much for the kind words! If there can be enough interest generated I'll definitely stock up on some parts.

Do you have experience with programming split boards in QMK?

I have never done a split board but I have some experience with QMK itself. There is an abundance of supported PCBs and layouts on the QMK configurator. Are talking about just using the configurator or actually or is this a new board that is not available on the configurator?
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