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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

Posted Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:44 am

intric8 wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:58 am
Wow! 80%?? That kind of blows me away. I bought 4 sets myself. I wonder if there were a few "whales" in Germany that bought a ton of sets for whatever reason? Or did they just have that much more demand/customers? I would have thought the US and UK would have eaten up at least 50% combined. Amazing.
Yeah that blew me away too as myself am in it for 10 sets. And I know quite a few people in the USA that bought dozens of sets. Could it be a reseller?

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3D-vice
Germany

Posted Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:50 am

Zippy Zapp wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:44 am
intric8 wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:58 am
Wow! 80%?? That kind of blows me away. I bought 4 sets myself. I wonder if there were a few "whales" in Germany that bought a ton of sets for whatever reason? Or did they just have that much more demand/customers? I would have thought the US and UK would have eaten up at least 50% combined. Amazing.
Yeah that blew me away too as myself am in it for 10 sets. And I know quite a few people in the USA that bought dozens of sets. Could it be a reseller?
I can enlighten you here, partially. I am a member of the Forum64. I learned that the people there pooled their interest for those keycaps and ordered a quite large amount of keycaps, for personal usage, not for reselling. The retro-community here at home is pretty large. :D

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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

Posted Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:19 pm

Well that is cool and a great way to do it. I am not sure why everyone doesn't want these but clearly not as big seller in the USA. Maybe that will change when he starts selling them in his shop. I know a few people that were passing until they were available and in stock because of the bad experience with the Phase5 debacle.

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JimDrew
LHC, AZ
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Posted Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:08 pm

So, after what seems like forever - I have samples of the final production keycaps! We are working out the printing details right now, and I expect to have final real printed samples in mid-October. If those are good, then we are a go for shipping! There will be information posted in the Indiegogo campaign (as an update) about how to select the colors for the sets that you backed.
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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

Posted Thu Sep 30, 2021 8:35 pm

Looks good. With the keyboard in the background that has a mix of old and new keys is there any difference that you can tell or do they look 100% genuine next to the real caps? Just curious as they look fantastic.

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3D-vice
Germany

Posted Fri Oct 01, 2021 12:28 am

Thanks for the update, Jim. I've recently played around on the color selector site and I think I am ready to choose my colors.

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JimDrew
LHC, AZ
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Posted Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:29 am

Zippy Zapp wrote:
Thu Sep 30, 2021 8:35 pm
Looks good. With the keyboard in the background that has a mix of old and new keys is there any difference that you can tell or do they look 100% genuine next to the real caps? Just curious as they look fantastic.
They are 100% exact, within the resolution of the scan used for reference and the plastic tolerance is +/- 0.003". Commodore only wished that they could get that kind of tolerance between different molds. :)

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Zippy Zapp
CA, USA

Posted Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:32 pm

JimDrew wrote:
Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:29 am
They are 100% exact, within the resolution of the scan used for reference and the plastic tolerance is +/- 0.003". Commodore only wished that they could get that kind of tolerance between different molds. :)
LOL. That's awesome. Nice Job. Like yours, my clear case has been waiting for some translucent keys!





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