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XiK
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Apr 4, 2017
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Hey everyone,
Hammer has shared a few working photos of the intricate process with us:
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Resin Powder + Glitter
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Stirring + Mixing
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Filtering out extra resin
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One of the most important steps of the production process is making sure all gaps are painted/filled in evenly with the glitter resin, top and bottom of a keycap
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Defective (uneven glitter/ white area keycap) vs Final
Apr 4, 2017
BrainFlush
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Apr 4, 2017
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I love it when you do this. Especially since we need it more often than not.
LISTEN UP PEOPLE
Yes. Glitter. Cheap. Resin. Cheap. Perfection. Priceless.
Don't agree...but Bring the exact same product matching Hammers expectations and price and I'll buy it.
I'll be waiting.
Apr 4, 2017
The_Major
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Apr 5, 2017
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perfecton = cheap. These images just prove that the price for these is bullshit. All they did was mix resin and glitter in a pot, then pour it in a mould and scrape off the excess. I could do that and sell these for a tenth of the price.
Apr 5, 2017
BrainFlush
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Apr 5, 2017
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I said, go do it. Until then. Air.
Apr 5, 2017
The_Major
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Apr 5, 2017
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Nah. Can't be fucked. I'm not saying they don't deserve to mark it up, they do, but the level they are doing it to is ridiculous. These can't cost more than a few dollars to make. $10-15 per key would be a reasonable price for these. Thats still five times what they cost to make, a hell of a markup.
Apr 5, 2017
Swing
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Apr 5, 2017
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replace glitter with any resin pigment then you have 90% of single color caps in the market, making doubleshots is just laying out the second color first.
There's a market and people are willing to pay it, you can't expect people to work for free..
Apr 5, 2017
The_Major
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Apr 5, 2017
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I wouldn't pay $40 each for those either. The difference is, the single colours can be got in a 100 keys set for $40, rather than on their own for the same cost.
Apr 5, 2017
thurst0n
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Apr 6, 2017
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So do that.
Apr 6, 2017
Swing
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Apr 6, 2017
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You do know it takes at least 10 minutes per cap if you were just pouring and mixing the resin? If you have value your time as 0 then sure..
Apr 6, 2017
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