[GB] F62+F77 orders now open! New Kishsaver+Industrial Model F Keyboards

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The very first one-piece keys just came out of the new injection molds!

Here is a video of the injection mold in action! Everything is so automated. All other keys also finished; will post photos later this week.

I will receive the samples from the factory later this month for evaluation.

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Ellipse wrote:The very first one-piece keys just came out of the new injection molds!

Here is a video of the injection mold in action! Everything is so automated. All other keys also finished; will post photos later this week.

I will receive the samples from the factory later this month for evaluation.

Had no idea that they are producing only 8 keys a shot. Not complaining in any way here but will they in fact produce enough in 3 to 4 months time?

We all have to look after our keys here because this won't happen again ever, once this whole manufacturing process finishes.
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Elrick wrote:
Ellipse wrote:The very first one-piece keys just came out of the new injection molds!

Here is a video of the injection mold in action! Everything is so automated. All other keys also finished; will post photos later this week.

I will receive the samples from the factory later this month for evaluation.

Had no idea that they are producing only 8 keys a shot. Not complaining in any way here but will they in fact produce enough in 3 to 4 months time?

We all have to look after our keys here because this won't happen again ever, once this whole manufacturing process finishes.

No need to worry if the quality truly is as good as the original keycaps. My XTs caps still look brand new and that's a 33 year old board that saw heavy use.
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Elrick wrote:We all have to look after our keys here because this won't happen again ever, once this whole manufacturing process finishes.

So you think they are going through the trouble of making stainless steel injection molds and then use them for a single production batch?

:lol:

That's a money printing machine!!!
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Sorry but I'm going to have to quote a fellow DT member here out of context:

Not gonna touch that one...even with someone else's twenty foot pole.
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Is there still going to be a second order, or has everything merged into one large at this point? I still have the idea in my head that this is early bird round...

I wanted to wait to get my F60 before pulling the trigger on an F77 and compact cases, but is this too late?
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I'm still operating on the assumption that there will be another round. I want to see user reviews of the boards and keycaps before I commit.
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Yeah, me too. I already ordered an F62. Waiting for next round to order an F77, if my F62 lives up to IBM’s Model F legend.


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Yep confirmed there will be one more round once the early bird round production is finished. We are still in the early bird round.

I plan on sending out some loaner units to professional tech reviewers after the first round production keyboards are done. If anyone has any contacts or recommendations that you haven't mentioned beforehand please PM me. From everyone who appreciates buckling spring keyboards, prof. or not, I'd like as many thorough reviews as possible!
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I'm not a fan of LinusTechTips but it might make sense to send him a review unit for all the publicity. On the other hand I feel like his audience might not appreciate something as nice as a Model F because it's not "gamer" enough.
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FXT wrote:I'm not a fan of LinusTechTips but it might make sense to send him a review unit for all the publicity. On the other hand I feel like his audience might not appreciate something as nice as a Model F because it's not "gamer" enough.

I wouldn't be so sure, Linus has mentioned his love for Model M's in a video before. He may appreciate a Model F even more so.
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Linus has a big audience but is more neutral on clicky mechanical keyboards. Personally I would think LGR would be the perfect person to send one to, he is big into model m keyboards and has a ton of old and new computer peripherals which he as reviewed.
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I'm sure Norm (and certainly Patrick) over on Tested would love a review unit, though I imagine that you'd have to pay a lot for an on-camera review / exposure.
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Yah, I second the idea of sending one to LGR. I think his audience is more likely to appreciate something as great as a Model F.


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This is bit out of left field but, AvE might be worth considering. He is fanatical about high end injection moulding and tools made to last. If this gets uncle bumblefuck's blessing, you are going to get a whole new population of recruits...
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Scarpia wrote:I'm sure Norm (and certainly Patrick) over on Tested would love a review unit, though I imagine that you'd have to pay a lot for an on-camera review / exposure.

No need to pay any felcher here, to review his keyboard.

Hate bludging parasites that want money to post reviews, that is where these sleeve-holes earn a living by being paid to promote anything, hence is it really worth wasting valuable money on what these turd-eaters think?

I say, NO way Jose :evil: .
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