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Tyler DespainBy Tyler Despain
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Tyler DespainBy Tyler Despain
First created
$2,267
pledged of $20,000pledged of $20,000 goal
34
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, June 22 2018 8:35 PM UTC +00:00

About

I set out to solve all of the problems of a traditional wallet. The Vector Wallet is slim, water proof, RFID blocking, and locks everything securely inside. I designed the wallet to be comfortable to carry in the front pocket because with traditional wallets, I would constantly have to take it out of my back pocket before sitting down. This would usually result in me misplacing or even forgetting my wallet. 

The Vector Wallet has gone through many levels of prototyping and manufacturing. I have tested several different materials, looks, and designs. I have done endless testing on the durability of the mechanisms and the anodized finish. Everything so far has been done in my personal workshop in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

With your help, the Vector Wallet is finally ready to be brought to market. I already have qualified machine shops standing by to begin the manufacturing process. We have gone through the whole design and they are sure they can produce a great finished product. I will keep everything local to Arizona so I can be hands on with the production while keeping a close eye on quality control.

About the Vector Wallet

 Card Lever - The Vector Wallet can hold up to five cards. These cards can all be accessed by flipping the lever on the bottom of the wallet. This is done by using your pinky finger or the palm of your opposite hand. The lever spreads the cards out evenly so you can easily choose the one you need. This function is designed to be easy enough to use with one hand.

Card Lock - The lock on the side ensures that your cards are secure while not in use. Sliding the lock up releases the cards and enables the use of the lever. Slide the lock back down to secure them again. Both the lock and lever are designed to work whether you have one or all five cards in the wallet.

Money Clip - The money clip is recessed into the wallet so that the wallet stays slim even if you have multiple bills. The wallet has two different sizes of the money clip available. The slim clip is for someone who carries 1-4 bills and wants the wallet to be as small as possible. The large clip is for those who like to have some serious cash on them. 

Custom Engravings - There is an option to have your name or company name/logo engraved onto the wallet. This can be done on the front aluminum plate and/or on the money clip. This is a perfect idea for company swag and holiday gifts. Please see the rewards section for this discounted option. 

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Vector Wood Wallet

Only ten wooden Vector Wallets will ever be made! I will personally make these wallets and they will only be available to the first ten backers to get to them! The main body and front features are milled from a solid block of beautiful walnut wood. 

The aluminum components are anodized black for a great two toned look. The wood wallet may not be as durable as the Delrin plastic wallet but it is quite unique and is sure to attract attention.

Vector Keychain

 The Vector Keychain was created specifically as an extra reward for this kickstarter campaign and is the perfect accessory to the vector wallet. The keychain is made from the same materials as the wallets. The body is made from machined Delrin plastic and the bottle opener is made from anodized aluminum. The aluminum comes in all the same colors as the wallets. The keychain is able to hold two keys that flip out and an extra ring for your key fob.

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How The Vector Wallet Started

The Vector Wallet was born through an unfortunate sunscreen/beach-bag incident in Hawaii. Sunscreen exploded in my bag and ruined everything inside including my leather wallet at the time. 

When I got home, I started searching the internet for my next wallet purchase. I was sick of normal leather wallets and wanted something new. I already had a pretty good idea of what I wanted but could not find it anywhere! 

I wanted a wallet that has a mechanical option to fan out the cards.  More than anything, I wanted there to be a lock to make sure the cards didn't fall out. I was no stranger to designing and creating things myself so I got to work. Thanks to a good CAD program and a 3D printer, I had my first prototype shortly after. 

Since then it has been a blur of learning different types of manufacturing, programs, and equipment capable of producing the Vector Wallet that you see today. It has been almost 9 months and so much hard work since my original prototype, but the vector wallet is finally ready!

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 Weight & Dimensions

 The Vector Wallet is approximately 96x71x14mm. The wallets weight is 2.9oz without anything in it and 3.7oz with five credit cards in it.

Risks and challenges

The risks involved are just making sure that after manufacturing is complete, all moving parts still function as designed. I have put a lot of care into testing the function and durability of these wallets and want to ensure that it is the same if not better with professional manufacturing. I plan to make sure of this by keeping all manufacturing within driving distance to my shop and still handling all quality control myself.

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    Early Bird Combo!

    Vector Wallet and Vector Keychain combo in your choice of 3 colors - red, blue, or grey. Only 5 keychains ever made! $100 value.
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    Custom Engraved Vector Wallet

    Vector Wallet in your choice of 6 colors - red, blue, black, brown, green, or grey with custom engraving on front aluminum and/or money clip.
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    Limited Edition Vector Wood Wallet

    Only 10 wooden Vector Wallets will ever be made. The wallet is milled from a solid block of beautiful walnut wood and black anodized aluminum. The wood wallet may not be as durable as the Delrin plastic wallets but it is quite unique and sure to catch peoples eye.

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    2 Vector Wallets

    One for you and one for a friend! In your choice of 6 colors - red, blue, black, brown, green, or grey. Save $32 with 20% off MSRP.

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    Company Value Pack!

    The perfect company gift! Save $30 on 5 custom company engraved Vector Wallets in your choice of 6 colors - red, blue, black, brown, green, or grey. Engraving on front aluminum and/or money clip.
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