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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #100 on: Tue, 25 December 2018, 06:08:11 »
I joined. Thanks Oblotzky.

Placed my order for base set.

thank you guys for the support :)

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #101 on: Tue, 25 December 2018, 11:11:38 »
I joined. Thanks Oblotzky.

Placed my order for base set.

thank you guys for the support :)

Keep churning out these lovely creations  :thumb:
After GMK SC and CD, its time for a SA set. SA Oblivion R2 perhaps???

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #102 on: Tue, 25 December 2018, 11:37:58 »
I joined. Thanks Oblotzky.

Placed my order for base set.

thank you guys for the support :)

Keep churning out these lovely creations  :thumb:
After GMK SC and CD, its time for a SA set. SA Oblivion R2 perhaps???

Oblivion will be in GMK next year, but I also have plans for a SA set no worries  ;)

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #103 on: Tue, 25 December 2018, 20:00:04 »
I bought a hagoromo gmk set when they ran on Keyclack a while back and I love it, but I know we also had trouble with MOQ numbers for each set. If you plan on re-running the set do you think that maybe a better option would be to offer one core set, and then they white alphas as an add-on kit?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #104 on: Wed, 26 December 2018, 04:17:01 »
I joined. Thanks Oblotzky.

Placed my order for base set.

thank you guys for the support :)

Keep churning out these lovely creations  :thumb:
After GMK SC and CD, its time for a SA set. SA Oblivion R2 perhaps???

Oblivion will be in GMK next year, but I also have plans for a SA set no worries  ;)

The GMK Oblivion set will be the same size as this Calm Depths? If so, maybe the price can be the same?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #105 on: Wed, 26 December 2018, 08:23:43 »
More info regarding Oblivion will come in a new IC in January. While I appreciate the anticipation, please try not to derail the thread :) thanks

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #106 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 13:56:55 »
Any news on extending the buy?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #107 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 14:04:29 »
Ordered assembly kit and spacebar. What's the MOQ status of these two kits?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #108 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 16:40:30 »
I picked up two of the base kit to try and help met the MoQ!  :p

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #109 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 18:51:27 »
Do we have MOQ info on the kits? I am assuming that all the kits will be made and Kono will sell them at higher prices than GB.

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #110 on: Sat, 29 December 2018, 22:03:12 »
Nice clean afordable set. Joined for the base set. :thumb:

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #111 on: Sun, 30 December 2018, 06:15:50 »
Just joined for the base kit, my first GMK set. I hope I like the ABS

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #112 on: Sun, 30 December 2018, 11:44:50 »
Hoping this will be open all day tomorrow, want to join just gotta wait to get paid tonight. In for a base if i can.

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #113 on: Sun, 30 December 2018, 19:21:41 »
Joined!  ;)

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #114 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 00:38:13 »
Also just joined, GL

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #115 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 06:05:33 »
Is this still going to be extended to later this week or possibly next week?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #116 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 09:19:31 »
Joined, thank you for the arrows in Assembly.

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #117 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 09:40:32 »
Also joined for assembly. Great price considering the compatibility!  :thumb:

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #118 on: Mon, 31 December 2018, 19:04:11 »
I have good news, some very good news, and even more good news!

We have successfully reached MOQ on both the Base Kit and the Spacebars Kit! And while Assembly is hovering around 60%, we have decided to extend the GB until the 15th of January for the following reason. First, I wanted to add another week so that people can catch some breath after Christmas and New Years. But we turned that into two weeks because Kono is attending the CES next week so they wouldn't be home to close down the sale and submit the order right away, hence we decided to close it on the 15th instead. Hopefully we can call Assembly a success by then as well!

And lastly: I have approved the custom legend color from GMK, I'll be posting some pictures of that tomorrow. Mod and Alpha colors will be done next.

Have a great new year, and I'll keep you updated on the progress of this project soon. Thanks for all the support!

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If assembly doesn't go through, would I be able to change my order over to the base kit?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #120 on: Tue, 01 January 2019, 09:44:57 »
I have good news, some very good news, and even more good news!

We have successfully reached MOQ on both the Base Kit and the Spacebars Kit! And while Assembly is hovering around 60%, we have decided to extend the GB until the 15th of January for the following reason. First, I wanted to add another week so that people can catch some breath after Christmas and New Years. But we turned that into two weeks because Kono is attending the CES next week so they wouldn't be home to close down the sale and submit the order right away, hence we decided to close it on the 15th instead. Hopefully we can call Assembly a success by then as well!

And lastly: I have approved the custom legend color from GMK, I'll be posting some pictures of that tomorrow. Mod and Alpha colors will be done next.

Have a great new year, and I'll keep you updated on the progress of this project soon. Thanks for all the support!
What do you mean with GMK custom colors?

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #121 on: Tue, 01 January 2019, 09:59:09 »
If assembly doesn't go through, would I be able to change my order over to the base kit?

Good point, I'll try to give a firm answer on Assembly MOQ on the 13th so that you can adjust your order if necessary.

I have good news, some very good news, and even more good news!

We have successfully reached MOQ on both the Base Kit and the Spacebars Kit! And while Assembly is hovering around 60%, we have decided to extend the GB until the 15th of January for the following reason. First, I wanted to add another week so that people can catch some breath after Christmas and New Years. But we turned that into two weeks because Kono is attending the CES next week so they wouldn't be home to close down the sale and submit the order right away, hence we decided to close it on the 15th instead. Hopefully we can call Assembly a success by then as well!

And lastly: I have approved the custom legend color from GMK, I'll be posting some pictures of that tomorrow. Mod and Alpha colors will be done next.

Have a great new year, and I'll keep you updated on the progress of this project soon. Thanks for all the support!
What do you mean with GMK custom colors?

All 3 colors of this set are custom made, they are created by matching color samples from the OG SA Calm Depths set

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

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Happy New year! Stoked to hear the base kit reached MOQ, I cannot wait for this set to land.

Really appreciate the frequent check-ins and updates, wishing best of luck on a smooth & successful GB!
« Last Edit: Tue, 01 January 2019, 23:01:35 by catfud »

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Really like the assembly kit, hope it will reach MOQ.

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

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Joined for Assembly and Spacebars… I know that GMK is color matching to the SP samples, but if there is any question on alpha color… leaning less saturated would be my preference. I have a SP SA sample and the darkish blue color seems a bit more saturated than your renders. I prefer your renders if it comes down to it, more muted alpha.

Also hoping that Assembly goes through… maybe vendors can help if it gets close, as stated above? ^^

Thanks for all your work… great stuff.

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

I hope to God it moves forward since I've just participated in a group buy for the Mars 6.5 with colours to match this keyset!


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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

I hope to God it moves forward since I've just participated in a group buy for the Mars 6.5 with colours to match this keyset!


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There isnt any color to match this keyset with the mars 6.5, only grey. Im missing something?

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

I hope to God it moves forward since I've just participated in a group buy for the Mars 6.5 with colours to match this keyset!


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There isnt any color to match this keyset with the mars 6.5, only grey. Im missing something?
I chose the grey for the top and teal for the bottom and lettering


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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

I hope to God it moves forward since I've just participated in a group buy for the Mars 6.5 with colours to match this keyset!


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There isnt any color to match this keyset with the mars 6.5, only grey. Im missing something?
I chose the grey for the top and teal for the bottom and lettering


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The Mars has a staggered layout that is covered by the Base kit, which has already met MOQ and is not in trouble. It's only the Assembly kit currently that is still to make it.

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How close to MOQ is Assembly?

60% at this time

Well, that beats 40%, so it's a start.

If it fails to hit MOQ, is there any chance of vendor salvation? Or will it be abandoned?

I hope to God it moves forward since I've just participated in a group buy for the Mars 6.5 with colours to match this keyset!


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There isnt any color to match this keyset with the mars 6.5, only grey. Im missing something?
I chose the grey for the top and teal for the bottom and lettering


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The Mars has a staggered layout that is covered by the Base kit, which has already met MOQ and is not in trouble. It's only the Assembly kit currently that is still to make it.

Oooohhh, nice. Thanks for clarifying!


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Hi, the gb date is extended but mykeyboard.eu says it's out of stock. Do i have to order from another proxy ?

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Hi, the gb date is extended but mykeyboard.eu says it's out of stock. Do i have to order from another proxy ?

I'll check with them, should be a temporary issue. Thanks for pointing it out!

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Just added my support to the Assembly kit. I didn't see originally that it had such good coverage for staggered 40s as well -- at first glance it just looked like an ergodox kit, of which I already have quite a few. As such it actually is quite flexible for small boards, both ergo and staggered, so kudos on this kit design! And the extension gave me time to get funds together :)

Fingers crossed that it makes it -- hope we've made some more progress on the MOQ!

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Any news for for the EU people? Do we still get a chance to join?

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Joined!

Too bad I had to pay for tax :(

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just joined for Assembly, great looking set! I'm curious about updated numbers for MOQ. Maybe another round of advertisement on reddit wouldn't hurt?

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I'm shocked. My wife's in for the basekit, her very first keycaps purchase. We'll make a keeb fan out of her soon!

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I'm shocked. My wife's in for the basekit, her very first keycaps purchase. We'll make a keeb fan out of her soon!

Tell me how to do the same with my wife please!


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Love every one of Oblotzky’s projects

More please.

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I’m in New Zealand so my natural proxy is Zfrontier, but it seems like there are often major delays in getting things shipped out from them (e.g. GMK Olivia). Is this common with orders from them?

Even with shipping, Kono works out at basically the same price, and it seems like I’d get my keycaps much faster.

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I’m in New Zealand so my natural proxy is Zfrontier, but it seems like there are often major delays in getting things shipped out from them (e.g. GMK Olivia). Is this common with orders from them?

Even with shipping, Kono works out at basically the same price, and it seems like I’d get my keycaps much faster.

From what I've heard it was only Olivia and Phantom that had been troublesome for zFrontier, and that was because of Chinese customs. I'd still order from zFrontier if I were you.


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I made a post to /r/mechanicalkeyboards to remind people of this GB (https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/afhrzs/gmk_calm_depths_group_buys_ends_in_two_days_order/) hope this is fine!

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #146 on: Sun, 13 January 2019, 09:49:12 »
If assembly doesn't go through, would I be able to change my order over to the base kit?

Good point, I'll try to give a firm answer on Assembly MOQ on the 13th so that you can adjust your order if necessary.


Any update on MOQ for Assembly

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Joined! Looking forward to this being my first GMK set!

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Re: [GB] GMK Calm Depths LIVE - Base Kit 75% MOQ
« Reply #148 on: Mon, 14 January 2019, 08:52:36 »
The set will close 3pm in EU tomorrow (Tuesday), I'll instruct Kono to do the same at 3pm west coast time for US. for zF I'm not sure how timely they will close shop so just order ASAP I guess  :rolleyes:

Color samples! Cyan (legends) and Blue (alphas) have been signed off. Gray (modifiers) is being matched. The blue is the same as Yuri modifiers actually, since at some point that set was heading towards SA profile and t0mb3ry matched BFR for GMK production in 2016.









Now you may point out that the blue isn't that spot on, it feels a bit more purplish (like a hint of laser mods), but I attribute this mostly due to different surface structure of the keys. My SA set is very shined in, while GMK still has a very rough top surface. I've compared the keys in daylight (coldish winter sky here, so not warm light at all), and in the lightbox. I think it's a superb match that can't really be done better, so those two colors are currently locked in for production.


If assembly doesn't go through, would I be able to change my order over to the base kit?

Good point, I'll try to give a firm answer on Assembly MOQ on the 13th so that you can adjust your order if necessary.


Any update on MOQ for Assembly

I really hoped to have a solid answer by now, but as it stands we have 80 orders (including extras from vendors) as of right now, from an MOQ of 100 units. I'll do my best to get it pushed through.

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Wow, blue keys appear to be perfect match, is it my eyes or the GMK keys have identical shine as SA? Mind posting some more close pics of blue SA and GMK keys?