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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #150 on: Thu, 26 January 2017, 23:05:12 »
Is it possible to buy just an extra top plate?

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« Reply #151 on: Thu, 26 January 2017, 23:21:56 »
Is it possible to buy just an extra top plate?
Sorry, I am afraid that is not possible.
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #152 on: Thu, 26 January 2017, 23:38:39 »
Figured I'd update (and rearrange) the question list that rmendis started. Anything in brackets are my notes. I'll try to keep this comment updated when answers are posted and I get spare time.

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ANSWERED QUESTIONS:

1. How long will the GB be open for and when is payment due?
I've seen this question a few times. Answer is at the bottom of the original post, under "Project Timeline".

2. MOD switches?
Form has been update. MOD-L and MOD-M are available now for +$40.

3. Factory Assembly?
No, new manufacturer doesn't seem to offer it.

4. ETA for GMK render?
No ETA. Sherryton/the team will keep us informed as details develop.

5. What extra keys will the GMK set come with? I'm mostly curious about R2 Delete key and R3 Control.
Only an ISO enter has been confirmed. [I would expect more keys, but we'll have to wait on the renders from GMK]

6. What kind of stabilizers will be included? When ordering additional stabilizers on page 2, does 1 set include all stabilizers needed for standard layout?
In the order form you can choose PCB Mount or Screw In. [no answer to second half of question]

7. Is underglow LED configurable and RGB?
Yes, through BootMapper Client winkeyless.

8. How do we order two boards?
You can now submit another order form. Might have to pay a second shipping charge though; try asking about that in the Note section on page 3 or contact jau.

9. Will we have a chance to edit our information before the GB closes? If we already used the form, can we change it?
Kind of. People are having mixed results doing so. Seems like if you order more than one or wait a while before trying to edit it, you are unable to.

10. What is the option 'Under-declare parcel value to $80'?
Its an option for them to declare the package as being valued under $80. This can help people dodge some custom taxes and stuff, though has some small risks. Typically not necessary for USA residents.

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS (6):

1. What feet are those on the engineering sample? 8 or 12 degrees?

2. Can we see a difference between the plates or is it just a weight difference? Does one let the LED light shine through more than the other?

3. When ordering additional stabilizers on page 2, does 1 set include all stabilizers needed for standard layout? Are these extras standard or screw-in?

4. What brand are the stabilizers?

5. How dark is the grey finish? The photoshop example looks more black that it does dark-silver.
? [speculated that the finish will look more like this http://i.imgur.com/liwOndP.png]

6. Will the GMK set in the Premium kit support the split spacebar layout?

7. Will the GMK set ever be sold seperately, like on the Originative store?
Thank you for the effort. I've updated the second post of this GB thread with FAQ based on your compilation. Will update that from time to time.

I think we will all be pretty busy for the next few days because of Chinese New Year :(
You all may refer to the FAQ if your have any questions and we didn't reply.
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #153 on: Fri, 27 January 2017, 11:34:07 »
Who is this?  :eek:

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So handsome~

More like Han Some :)

Black or Silver?!  BLACK OR SILVER!??!   :confused:

Grey!

Oh man. I know.   :'(  Does anyone know if the aluminum bottom plate will allow shine through?  I definitely want an aluminum bottom plate, but am considering adding on a polycarbonate.  If there's shine-through on the aluminum, I'll just go with that.  Thanks all!

The aluminum bottom would not allow shine through.

Thanks Sherry!  Time to submit!  Yay!   :cool:

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #154 on: Fri, 27 January 2017, 18:32:01 »
Deciding between 8deg and 12deg feet. Could somebody provide a comparison for reference? I typically use all keyboards with the feet engaged and my daily driver is an HHKB using the tallest feet. Thanks!
How does one become so interested in a thing like keyboards? When you realize you use a keyboard more than any other tool in your life.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #155 on: Fri, 27 January 2017, 19:52:01 »
Deciding between 8deg and 12deg feet. Could somebody provide a comparison for reference? I typically use all keyboards with the feet engaged and my daily driver is an HHKB using the tallest feet. Thanks!
12 deg is for you then  :-*
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #156 on: Fri, 27 January 2017, 21:14:35 »
The gray case, what color is it in real life? Blackish gray, bluish gray, purplish gray. or dolch-ish gray?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #157 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 02:59:41 »
The gray case, what color is it in real life? Blackish gray, bluish gray, purplish gray. or dolch-ish gray?
blackish grey
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #158 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 03:26:34 »
Are the only layouts the ones seen on the layout image? Can we expect three 1u keys (as shown on the prototype) instead of the two 1.5u keys on the bottom row?
I'm pretty sure it was mentioned in the IC thread that 3 1u would be supported, don't remember exactly where though. It was one of the first pages though.

edit: found it https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=86815.msg2336146#msg2336146

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5. What extra keys will the GMK set come with?
The keys shown in the existing render + 4 keys for ISO + 3 keys for split spacebar.

So, the board will have a bottom row option for 3x 1u between the spacebar and the arrow cluster (as shown in the prototype pictures), but the GMK keyset won't?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #159 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 12:00:09 »
Any option for Mod H switches? 

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #160 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 13:50:50 »
Will these be holtite compatible? For LEDs and switches?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #161 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 15:33:42 »
I have two questions, one dumb on and one technical one:

1. I'm a total n00b: what three keys would I need to achieve the split spacebar? 3u, 2u, and 1.25u? Or 2.75u, 2u, and 1.5u? Something else entire?

2. Since this is based on ps2avrGB firmware and Bootmapper GUI, what keymap would I use if I'm following this tutorial http://blog.winkeyless.kr/183? keymap_gb_B87(EX).hex? Or will the keyboard have it's own keymap and instructions that will be published for us to reference?
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #162 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 15:42:15 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...

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« Reply #163 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 15:48:16 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #164 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 16:21:22 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #165 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 16:35:21 »
I have two questions, one dumb on and one technical one:

1. I'm a total n00b: what three keys would I need to achieve the split spacebar? 3u, 2u, and 1.25u? Or 2.75u, 2u, and 1.5u? Something else entire?

2. Since this is based on ps2avrGB firmware and Bootmapper GUI, what keymap would I use if I'm following this tutorial http://blog.winkeyless.kr/183? keymap_gb_B87(EX).hex? Or will the keyboard have it's own keymap and instructions that will be published for us to reference?

You need a 2.75 1.25 and 2.25. easy way to remember is that it adds to be the same as 6.25 spacebars.
If they don't release a new keymap then that one should be right
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #166 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 16:39:44 »

You need a 2.75 1.25 and 2.25. easy was to remember is that it adds to be the same as 6.25 spacebars.
If they don't release a new keymap then that one should be right

Perfect, thanks! I figured it would add up to 6.25, but I was having difficulty with the math. I've never built a keyboard or attempted something this custom After seeing that 3u keys practically don't exist I knew that guess was out of the question haha.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #167 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 17:18:39 »
In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

If it did you should be at a page that looks like this:


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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #168 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 17:20:18 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #169 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 18:11:49 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?


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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #170 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 19:46:58 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?


MiTo Canvas or Granite


Mito Canvas here.

Big decision is what kind of switches. Deciding between Gat Blues v. Aristotle v. Vintage Blues w/ spring swaps...

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #171 on: Sat, 28 January 2017, 19:59:25 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?


MiTo Canvas or Granite


Mito Canvas here.

Big decision is what kind of switches. Deciding between Gat Blues v. Aristotle v. Vintage Blues w/ spring swaps...

Damn Canvas will match the grey top plate really well. I'm super tempted to get the grey also, but I think Penumbra and/or Round 6 will go better with black or blue.

Have you typed on Aristotles? To my ears they just have a more satisfying click than blues, and those deeper clicks give me a more retro vibe. They are currently my favorite switch, but I'm thinking the Fosens have a chance to knock them out of the running.

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« Reply #172 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 00:17:08 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?
GMK Honeywell

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« Reply #173 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 13:16:12 »
reserved. ;]
 

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #174 on: Sun, 29 January 2017, 13:33:58 »
The brass switchplate, will it sound more deeper/thockier than aluminum?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #175 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 00:10:02 »
The more I look at this the more I like it. The unique big bezels... it's unlike anything else out here and I can see it taking a solid place in the rotation. There are an ungodly amount of boards dropping now, obviously. But I need an Exent in my life.

Now... what color...? Agree with those mentioning the black and grey just look so solid and industrial. But, going with my gut, I'm leaning pink. Hmmm.

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« Reply #176 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 01:11:20 »
The more I look at this the more I like it. The unique big bezels... it's unlike anything else out here and I can see it taking a solid place in the rotation. There are an ungodly amount of boards dropping now, obviously. But I need an Exent in my life.

Now... what color...? Agree with those mentioning the black and grey just look so solid and industrial. But, going with my gut, I'm leaning pink. Hmmm.

If you want something bold and different, I think pink is the right decision.
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[GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #177 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 01:24:39 »
I really want that aluminum bottom, but also want grey color. Wish alu bottom had matching colors. Choices ugh.
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« Reply #178 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 01:55:36 »
The more I look at this the more I like it. The unique big bezels... it's unlike anything else out here and I can see it taking a solid place in the rotation. There are an ungodly amount of boards dropping now, obviously. But I need an Exent in my life.

Now... what color...? Agree with those mentioning the black and grey just look so solid and industrial. But, going with my gut, I'm leaning pink. Hmmm.

Wow just realized how amazing GMK Lazer would look on the pink Exent: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=85585.0

I feel like I'm gonna have to buy one in every color.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #179 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 03:59:08 »
The gray case, what color is it in real life? Blackish gray, bluish gray, purplish gray. or dolch-ish gray?
blackish grey

Do you guys have a sample? I am really torn between black/grey/silver. I assume the pics in OP are just renders?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #180 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 04:05:34 »
The gray case, what color is it in real life? Blackish gray, bluish gray, purplish gray. or dolch-ish gray?
blackish grey

Do you guys have a sample? I am really torn between black/grey/silver. I assume the pics in OP are just renders?
I believe so. They are more accurate in representing the actual color than small anodized piece. I think.
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #181 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 05:12:37 »
I have two questions, one dumb on and one technical one:

1. I'm a total n00b: what three keys would I need to achieve the split spacebar? 3u, 2u, and 1.25u? Or 2.75u, 2u, and 1.5u? Something else entire?

2. Since this is based on ps2avrGB firmware and Bootmapper GUI, what keymap would I use if I'm following this tutorial http://blog.winkeyless.kr/183? keymap_gb_B87(EX).hex? Or will the keyboard have it's own keymap and instructions that will be published for us to reference?
the keymap will be provided for the PCB and it has its own set of instructions (how to enter boot loader mode).

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #182 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 05:23:26 »
The more I look at this the more I like it. The unique big bezels... it's unlike anything else out here and I can see it taking a solid place in the rotation. There are an ungodly amount of boards dropping now, obviously. But I need an Exent in my life.

Now... what color...? Agree with those mentioning the black and grey just look so solid and industrial. But, going with my gut, I'm leaning pink. Hmmm.

Wow just realized how amazing GMK Lazer would look on the pink Exent: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=85585.0

I feel like I'm gonna have to buy one in every color.

Wow, great call… I've been keeping an eye on Laser for a while now, love the look of it. And you're right, a pink Exent with Laser would be absolutely mind blowing!!

Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #183 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 21:48:43 »
So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




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+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?


MiTo Canvas or Granite


Mito Canvas here.

Big decision is what kind of switches. Deciding between Gat Blues v. Aristotle v. Vintage Blues w/ spring swaps...

Damn Canvas will match the grey top plate really well. I'm super tempted to get the grey also, but I think Penumbra and/or Round 6 will go better with black or blue.

Have you typed on Aristotles? To my ears they just have a more satisfying click than blues, and those deeper clicks give me a more retro vibe. They are currently my favorite switch, but I'm thinking the Fosens have a chance to knock them out of the running.

So I ended up going with the Black, but really uncertain, thinking I should get the Grey. I can't afford both. So torn...
Grey is better




Sent from my microwave oven using alternating current


+ 1 - Totally agree. I was deciding between both of these. I'd actually love a colorway that was more beige and consistent with the apple keyboards this project is attempting to emulate, but I think the grey has that Industrial IBM look that feels new but still has a nice retro vibe to it.


In other news - I'm worried my  order didn't go through, should I reorder or is there a way to check if the form went through?

What keyset are you guys looking to put on the grey Exent?


MiTo Canvas or Granite


Mito Canvas here.

Big decision is what kind of switches. Deciding between Gat Blues v. Aristotle v. Vintage Blues w/ spring swaps...

Damn Canvas will match the grey top plate really well. I'm super tempted to get the grey also, but I think Penumbra and/or Round 6 will go better with black or blue.

Have you typed on Aristotles? To my ears they just have a more satisfying click than blues, and those deeper clicks give me a more retro vibe. They are currently my favorite switch, but I'm thinking the Fosens have a chance to knock them out of the running.

Haven't typed on them yet, but I think it's my next switch. Didn't think about the Fosens, but maybe I'll consider those instead.

Offline Slash Emperor

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #184 on: Mon, 30 January 2017, 21:58:33 »

Have you typed on Aristotles? To my ears they just have a more satisfying click than blues, and those deeper clicks give me a more retro vibe. They are currently my favorite switch, but I'm thinking the Fosens have a chance to knock them out of the running.

Haven't typed on them yet, but I think it's my next switch. Didn't think about the Fosens, but maybe I'll consider those instead.

Just finished my first Gatistotle build (Aristotle stems+Gat Black housings+67g gold springs) on a carbon fiber plate, and while it is my first clicky build, I love the sound! Definitely worth a shot if you want to try building something clicky and don't mind putting in the time to mod the switches.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #185 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 06:37:12 »
I know the payment deadline isn't until 28 Feb, but when should we expect to be invoiced?  I'd rather pay sooner than later.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #186 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 06:57:37 »
The more I look at this the more I like it. The unique big bezels... it's unlike anything else out here and I can see it taking a solid place in the rotation. There are an ungodly amount of boards dropping now, obviously. But I need an Exent in my life.

Now... what color...? Agree with those mentioning the black and grey just look so solid and industrial. But, going with my gut, I'm leaning pink. Hmmm.

Wow just realized how amazing GMK Lazer would look on the pink Exent: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=85585.0

I feel like I'm gonna have to buy one in every color.

fuuuuuuh why'd you have to mention that? Now I want that combo too  :'(

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #187 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 09:21:46 »
I really can't decide whether to enter this or not.  :-\

If I'd known this was coming I would've gotten the speciality kit with SA Dasher so I could use them together. Now I would need to buy a keyboard for Dasher and a keyset for this.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #188 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 10:02:30 »
I really can't decide whether to enter this or not.  :-\

If I'd known this was coming I would've gotten the speciality kit with SA Dasher so I could use them together. Now I would need to buy a keyboard for Dasher and a keyset for this.
I'd just wait and try to nab a dasher specialty set on r/mechmarket after it drops.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #189 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 12:57:46 »
Cancelled my TADA68 so I'm in for the Black. You all bring up some good points though. There are so many good keycap sets that go with these colors. I feel like I'm going to need to buy more than one, haha.  :p
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #190 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 17:26:19 »
I really can't decide whether to enter this or not.  :-\

If I'd known this was coming I would've gotten the speciality kit with SA Dasher so I could use them together. Now I would need to buy a keyboard for Dasher and a keyset for this.

Dasher should be fairly easy to find on mechmarket... Over 1200 TKL sets sold, so there are bound to be people who change their minds between now and July  :)

Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #191 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 20:31:43 »
I doubt this is at all possible, but is there any chance of getting a beige colorway for the anodization? Or are things set as they are? I think quite a few people would be interested...

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #192 on: Tue, 31 January 2017, 21:24:25 »
I doubt this is at all possible, but is there any chance of getting a beige colorway for the anodization? Or are things set as they are? I think quite a few people would be interested...

I'd definitely be interested, but I think its a little late at this stage m8.

*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #193 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 00:07:43 »
I doubt this is at all possible, but is there any chance of getting a beige colorway for the anodization? Or are things set as they are? I think quite a few people would be interested...

I'd definitely be interested, but I think its a little late at this stage m8.

*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?

Hyperfuse is not at all overkill. GMK or SA and what color Exent?

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #194 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 04:18:06 »
Is it possible to buy just an extra top plate?

you can, for the price of $180. :thumb:
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #195 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 08:15:06 »
*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?

The board itself is overkill (or rather the bezels are, in a fantastic and beautiful way of course). So I think you have freedom to go bold in any direction you want haha.
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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #196 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 12:20:06 »
I really can't decide whether to enter this or not.  :-\

If I'd known this was coming I would've gotten the speciality kit with SA Dasher so I could use them together. Now I would need to buy a keyboard for Dasher and a keyset for this.

I don't see this kind of collaboration or production happening that often.  I jumped aboard for the solid price and big ass bezel...  I knew I would kick myself if I didn't.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #197 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 16:11:53 »
*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?

This is not really a church board. I'm pretty sure that animatronic bobblehead-caps that sing _We Are The Champions_ at top volume wouldn't be overkill.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #198 on: Wed, 01 February 2017, 20:16:08 »
*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?

This is not really a church board. I'm pretty sure that animatronic bobblehead-caps that sing _We Are The Champions_ at top volume wouldn't be overkill.

Think I just found a new end game.

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Re: [GB]EXENT - 65% made by TARO
« Reply #199 on: Thu, 02 February 2017, 00:41:26 »
*sidenote: is hyperfuse overkill on this?

This is not really a church board. I'm pretty sure that animatronic bobblehead-caps that sing _We Are The Champions_ at top volume wouldn't be overkill.

Think I just found a new end game.

haha. good point.
 

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