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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
i'll be surprised if they sell them all because they took way to long to approve this. out of all the ABS M1 owners from the $19.99 sale how many have stuck around? the people that do have Alps keyboards ie geekhack members don't even like this forum. nice looking keycap.
It's not necessarily about selling all of them they possibly can.
As it's not a for profit idea.

The reason behind selling the keycaps is to get OCN Merch to people that want it.
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it is for the person stuck with the bill lol
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it is for the person stuck with the bill lol
That'd be OCN footing the bill, and like I said; it's about making the merch available. Not how much you sell.
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I'm sure they will sell the first run eventually over time. It's not like a bundle of keycaps takes much shelf space. How well they sell would mean if they're willing to do different ones like cherry switches and windows key replacements.

Hopefully the cherry's get done anyways, as I think they would sell better, being $5 isn't very much to those of us who shelled out $100+ for our keyboards, but it's a good chunk of change for the guys who only paid $20.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Admin wants all things OCN to be under OCN control. For a while I thought things were stuck in development hell (or the online project equivalent) but Chipp pulled through. And he also said that Cherry MX ones are in the works.
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Chipp took over that so it's OCN Official.

With an official Vendor (being Tank Guys) it keeps things more orderly.

They've also already setup a run for Cherry MX stem versions
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Pretty understandable given you would have to sell them, and they have the OCN logo. Hopefully the alps sell good so they won't think twice about going through with the cherry's, but if they're already in the works the process may be started on those already.
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Hopefully the cherry's get done anyways, as I think they would sell better, being $5 isn't very much to those of us who shelled out $100+ for our keyboards, but it's a good chunk of change for the guys who only paid $20.
Yeah, this. But by now hopefully those $20 buyers will realize how much it was worth it.

I'd consider getting an OCN flame key for my deck, but only if it was the same quality as the rest of my board. Hopefully the backlighting will still look the same or I'd be a mad panda.
    
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post #4936 of 14564
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Yeah, this. But by now hopefully those $20 buyers will realize how much it was worth it.

I'd consider getting an OCN flame key for my deck, but only if it was the same quality as the rest of my board. Hopefully the backlighting will still look the same or I'd be a mad panda.
Post some pictures when you can. I wanna know what it'll look like on my Deck.
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Post some pictures when you can. I wanna know what it'll look like on my Deck.
Will have to wait for the cherry version. I believe the flame is in white so the light will not really go up the middle like it does on the deck keys.
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hmm might have too buy one of those OCN keys for my abs m1
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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
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Yeah, this. But by now hopefully those $20 buyers will realize how much it was worth it.

I'd consider getting an OCN flame key for my deck, but only if it was the same quality as the rest of my board. Hopefully the backlighting will still look the same or I'd be a mad panda.
It won't light up like the deck keys, but it's double-shot molded ABS. It doesn't get any better quality than that.

But yeah, I think a Cherry MX version would sell the best.
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It won't light up like the deck keys, but it's double-shot molded ABS. It doesn't get any better quality than that.

But yeah, I think a Cherry MX version would sell the best.
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