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@BACKERS - We know that many of you love the belt - and others don't. We get it and that's ok. This is a specialized, heavy-duty belt made for totting gear, it's stiff and not comfortable for everyone. As we have stated before, if you have any issues contact us directly at Info@KoreEssentials.com Thanks to all of you for your support !!
that product was pure chinese bullshit, i treat my stuff right, i am an IT guy .. ( i don't rub belt on every surface or anything.. i just wear it and sit at desks) .. after 2 months de buckle finish was worn out .. after 1 year one of the two belts delaminated where the "zip-tie" portion is ... it will definitely last less time than a normal leather belt with traditionnal holes... please don't make other products ever.. you were not up to your claims... i'm sad i backed this..
Great belt. Stands up to abuse and looks great in jeans and suits. Good job creators.
Well I loved my belt, until it split along the seam from nearly end to end. I bought 3 so I don't use the same one every day but now my black one looks like spaghetti. Love the idea though so I will have to try a different brand of micro adjustable belts.
Best belt I've ever owned. I travel a lot for business and this is the most comfortable and durable belt I own. Sit in the plane, adjust the belt a couple of notches, eat a big juicy burger? A couple more! Take a big shit? ...make it tighter... all with ease.
Hi Backers - This project successfully completed back in September of 2016, and therefore we don't check this site anymore. So anyone with a question, comment, or issue should email us at info@KoreEssentials.com
Thanks for your support !
I have the same issue as some others below. My black belt is already splitting. Whats the process to get it replaced?
Loving my belt, definitely the best one I've owned.........wish I had purchased a second one in black now :0)
Just received my new belt in the mail. Thank you for the VERY quick response and replacement!
I love the belts and am very happy with the support and customer service! Thank you guys!
I've been wearing my belt for several months. I'm loving the adjustable sizing and being able to tighten then adjust to get the right size is awesome. I just recently noticed that my belt is splitting between the layers at the ratchet portion. Looks like the layers have separated all the way through (it's still attached at the tip and in the main part of the belt.
Is there anything I can do to repair or replace this? Thanks!
I've had my belts for some time now - purchased two. I'm very pleased with them. The quality of materials seems pretty good and I like the gimmick - ratchet belts are so easy to adjust on the go!
I've had very little marking of the belt and the buckles are spot-free. I've had another, normal, belt for almost as long and it's already starting to split.
Cheers, very happy.
@ Joe Rapanut - Good to hear you put the belt to the test and it survived ! Thanks for sharing your experience.
@ Gian-Reto Capaul - Honored to be your "Best belt ever" !
@ MegaBueno - Nice to hear you feel that way too !
@ Nash Birnholz - Glad you love your Express belt. The other belt you're referencing is made of vinyl and the buckle is so cheap the one we purchased broke in less than a month. You wouldn't love that belt.
I love my belts, but geez...look at the price difference.
Just wanted to let you know how tough the belt is ! I'm an arborist aka tree guy . i had a family work week, planed on Xmas vacation. to help out my wives family, with trees on there 4.9 acres. she had packed my clothes for me but only packed my Trakline Belt, for ALL of my clothes. well after 6 days of foul weather rain and 40 deg cold weather up 20+ 60 ft trees. I trimmed about 175 trees total ! by myself . my belt held up like a CHAMP ! I thought it would be ruined NOPE ! I usually wear a cheap leather belt at work, due to probablity of damage . thanks Karl for an awsome product .. Joe Rapanut ISA cert arborist/tree worker .
I too would like to add, "best belts I own"
Just wanna say; Best belt ever :-)
In the shipping list I can't find Hong Kong as a country or state so I don't know what area I should choose before I check out my item , please help .
Hello guys, I have backed your project and I see that you have been shipping belts. I have never received any notification or tracking information. Have you shipped it yet. I see many people stating that they are not receiving the shipments, so that makes me worry that I might not get the belt. Who and where do i contact to look into this shipping.
@ Chan Long Fai - it seems you have several aliases including an English name. This causes confusion. Can we please stick with your real name, so we can get this figured out ? Thanks
@ Lim KK - thanks ! glad you like your belts !! Enjoy.
I have not yet received the rewards too. Already sent you an email.
Hi! i just want to drop a note to let you know that the belts are really awesome. ���
@ Backers - If you haven't received your Express belt please email us with your product selections, shipping address and email address so we can get your order out to you. Send it to us at info@KoreEssentials.com
Hi. I have not received my belts. I'm
In the US. Let me know what I need to do to address this. Thanks for the support. Regards.
Hi i still haven't received my belts. Please check for me too, i'm in Spain
I am from Hong Kong, when will I receive mine? Thanks
@ Emanuel & Niels - glad you guys love your new belts. Great to hear. Thanks.
@ Ace - it's Genuine Leather. We already addressed this issue previously. Thanks
@ Thasarit - your order shipped out for the 2nd time recently. Here's the USPS Tracking: LJ917144564US
@ Benny - First - it was about 6 months ago - not a year. And did you ever fill out a Survey with your address and product selection ? We don't see one and until you do - we can't ship it. thanks
I received my belts today. Thank you. Great looking belts as expected.
However, I have noticed the marking on the belt says Genuine Leather. I thought these belts are made up of Top Grain leather. As I have known, they are different types of leather. Kindly explain the markings on the belt, why is it not Top Grain Leather which is of higher quality, instead it has only Genuine Leather on it.
I still haven't received my reward. Please check for me, I'm from Thailand.
Thank you guys, for creating such awesome belts! I got two (black and brown) and I wear and love them every day. The couldn't be more practical, minimalistic and elegant.
I ordered a black belt about a year ago. Still have not received it....
Just received the replacement belts for the original ones that were lost in the post.
They look awesome, thick leather belts, loving the ratchet system. Hope it stands up to wear, thanks Karl and team for the customer service, the product looks as if it is worth the wait!
@Graham - Glad to hear you love your belts and that you're swapping them out.
@Sandeep - No, actually both shipments were handed off the the Indian Postal Service and were either lost, or for some reason not delivered. We understand your frustration, but unfortunately, shipping the belts a 3rd time is not something we can afford to do.
I love my belts - I got a chance to use them on holiday properly, swapping buckles and belts between different trousers that are different thickness material. It's just great how these belts ratchet tight (or, after a large meal, loosen) to such minute degrees. It's a brilliant invention and I'd be watching out for the copycats before long - good luck keeping them at bay!
It was resent again because it was lost in America as per your own response and I am not sure how both packages will still manage to reach me if you have sent them twice as you said.
I don't have anything to say
@ Sandeep - you're forgetting to mention that we shipped your order 2X's at our expense. According to USPS the first shipment departed Los Angeles and was transferred to the Indian postal service on Aug. 26. It is still listed as "in transit". Then we RE-SHIPPED your Express belts a second time at our expense. That shipment departed Los Angeles on Sept. 24 and again was handed off to the Indian postal system. Again it appears to be "in transit". It is entirely possible that one or both of your shipments may still show up. If not - we can not be expected to ship your belts a 3rd time. Thanks and good luck.
Never received the package and got the most frustrating response for my email to locate the package myself in my country when the shipment status is still showing that it never left America!!!
@ LEO - you local AU postal service has attempted delivery to the address you gave us 3X's.
See USPS Tracking: LZ606125186US
@ EXPRESS BACKERS - If you have not received your belts please email us at info@KoreEssentials.com and include your address, backer number and any order selections. Thanks !
Still not received in Australia, is there some reason for the delay? Can you provide tracking details?
@ LARRY GU - According to the US Postal Service (tracking # 9400111699000772280778) your belts were Delivered on Sept. 6th. to your front door at your Pomona address.
@ ZACHORY - Just ignore it, that may have been our error. Thanks.
Just received an email that appears to be fraudulent asking for another $4 for reshipping
4 days passed. So what's the result of checking? No email, no shipping information. Larrycgu@gmail.com
@Larry Gu - we'll check and see what's going on so we can get it to you. btw - backer # has nothing to do with anything. Best to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
@Matt - the belts are genuine leather.
@Rene - Sorry about that but customs values are usually best as a gift with no value for most backers.
@Larry Roh - good news - the Express buckles and belts can be used with ALL of our stainless steel buckles and standard width belts (1.4").
And just noticed I am backer # 12. Hello?
Still not received mine here in LA??? Have backed Trakline since the first campaign, this time really disappointed.
Hello, upon closer inspection of my belts, I noticed that they are labeled "Genuine Leather." Why aren't they the Top Grain leather that you advertised? I noticed that you changed the description on your website to Genuine Leather.
Finally i got my Express Belt here in Austria. it was Held 1 month by customs and i had to pay 20€ (24USD) because the value declared (0.01$) was "suspicious". Next time better go with a real value.
Anyway, its a great belt (as my other from 1st campaign) and a really fantastic product!
Looking Forward for more designs!
Hi there, love my Express belts. Just wondering, would you be offering or designing any other buckle designs for the Express Belt system? I was looking at your catalog and your Eureka series looks great - if only I can pair it with my Express belts!
@ Vali Tatar - you're from the same city as I am, wait for it, should be arriving in the next week or so, I picked the package up from the post office today; sent 28th of August, arrived 27th of September.
@ BACKERS - Thank you - Thank you - Thank you - for all the great Amazon reviews !! We really appreciate it. This will really help !
@ Nort - the price is the same as it was on Kickstarter.
@Matthew - you can buy Express buckles separately on our webstore > http://www.KoreEssentials.com
@RMH - We can't do discounts at this time.
@Tho - Check your spam folder. Also - did you fill out your survey? Email us with your name, email, backer number to email@example.com
@Vali - your belt left the USA at Los Angeles airport and was handed off to your local postal service. They have yet to deliver it. Some countries are very slow to sort and deliver Intl. parcels. Hang in there a little longer. If you don't get it within 2 more weeks email us at firstname.lastname@example.org