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Weekly Production Status Update

Last Updated: August 18

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Dates are only estimations due to fluctuating manufacturing and transit times.

GMK Keycaps

GMK is currently quite behind their production estimates. Each project will likely finish production around a month apart.

Due to the production delays, we are listing these in production order without firm estimates. The order of the next sets:


  • Storm (shipped, Casperkeys Artisans are a bit delayed and orders containing them will ship once they arrive.)


  • Hanami Dango
  • Pride
  • Gateway
  • Star
  • Sunset Surfing
  • Yeeti
  • Fox
  • Haku
  • Shadow
  • Boho
  • Momo Yume
  • Firefly R2
  • Camping R3
  • Manta (Q2 2023)
  • Rouge (Q3 2023)

ePBT Keycaps

KBDfans communicates directly with the manufacturer and has more granular updates for ePBT sets.

EPBT Acadia

Estimated production completion Q4 2022/ Q1 2023.

EPBT Acid House/Sweet Girl

These completed production and are in transit to us now! Estimated arrival late Q3.

EPBT Axolotls

Samples are being confirmed, they are on the third round currently. Once samples are finalized, production will complete in 2-3 months. Current estimation Q4 2022.

EPBT Less But Better

A majority of kits arrived and will be shipping soon, but we were shorted on a few kits, specifically the Novelty and Less kits. We are getting these remaining kits air freighted with estimated arrival mid-late Q3.

EPBT Ramenstop

Molds are still being inspected for this set as they had some issues. These are a bit delayed and now are looking more like late Q3 2022.


The sample was confirmed and is ready for produciton. Estimated production completion Q3 2022.

Kono Keycaps

KDS Airborne

Manufacturing is underway! Estimated late Q3 shipping to customers.

KDS Solarized Dark

We are currently confirming color samples for production. Estimated production completion is late Q3, early Q4 2022 arrival.

KDS Transmutation

Keycaps arrived and are shipping now! Deskmats took a little extra time, but are in transit to us now and are arriving mid August.

Various Keycaps

JTK Avocado

These are currently in production but had some delays due to triple shot molds. Originally estimated Q2 2022 production completion. We have requested an update from JTK.

JTK Winner

Currently in production. originally estimated for Q2 2022 completion. We have requested an update from JTK.

KAT Cat's Eye

Estimated August production completion after some production delays.


These arrived and are shipping to customers now!

PBTfans Basin

Keycaps and Deskmats estimated production completion is end of Q3 2022, arrival early Q4 2022.

PBTfans Deep Sea Predator

Estimated production completion late Q3, with shipping to customers early Q4.

SA Espresso

Estimated production completion from Signature Plastics is Q4 2022.

SP SA Spectra

Order was placed with SP mid-July. Estimated production completion from Signature Plastics is early Q4 2022.

SP SA Bubble R2

Estimated production completion from Signature Plastics is Q1 2023.


Discord TKL Keyboard

Arrived and shipping now!

Gizmo Engineering GK6

Order has been placed. Estimated production completion is Q3 2022.

Infinity Ergodox

Due to delays, anyone who pre-ordered an Infinity Ergodox can contact and request a Hot Dox V2 in exchange.

This project is currently in limbo, as we've already paid for the project, but the manufacturer has ghosted us and we have no leverage. (They've produced keyboards for us before, but we will no longer be working with them.)

Keystone Mechanical Keyboard

Check out our most recent Kickstarter Development Update on Kickstarter!

Email with any questions or concerns.

Kira Stealth / Upgrade Cases / Keycaps

This project will be handled after the Infinity Ergodox is produced. Please reach out to if you'd like to adjust your order or if you have any questions or concerns.


The PCB needed to be re-manufacturered and ran into micro controller shortages as well. Production completion was pushed to early Q3 2022.

Other Products


These are on the way and about to arrive at our warehouse by the end of August: KAT Cat's Eye, SA Espresso, GMK Storm.

Dwarf Factory Keycasaurus

Estimated production completion is early Q4 2022, arrival mid Q4 2022.

Magic Subway Deskmats

Production is underway. Estimated arrival early Q3 2022.

Marble Deskmats

Black, Gold, and Pink have arrived and will be shipping soon. Blue and Mint are completing production.

Ramen Deskmats

Dark Grey, Multicolor have arrived and are shipping soon. Tan waiting on production completion.

THOK King of Bling Spacebars

Estimated production completion was originally late Q2 2022. We have requested an update from THOK.

THOK Stachio Bois 2021

These have almost completed production and should by the end of August. Transit will take about a month. Estimated late September or early October arrival.