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Stylish, ultra-light, and modern carbon fiber belt clip keeps your keys organized and within reach at all times. MUST HAVE for EDC GEAR
Stylish, ultra-light, and modern carbon fiber belt clip keeps your keys organized and within reach at all times. MUST HAVE for EDC GEAR
258 backers pledged $5,858 to help bring this project to life.

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CARBONEER - Ultralight Minimal Carbon Fiber Key Clip for EDC

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Follow this link to Order Carboneer:  http://www.magplates.com
Follow this link to Order Carboneer: http://www.magplates.com

WHAT MAKES Carboneer UNIQUE?

Carboneer is CNC machined from ultra-light, ultra-strong carbon fiber. It has unique cutouts that provide comfortable finger grips. There are multiple holes for keychain attachment.

WHY CARBON FIBER?

Carbon Fiber is a high tech material that normally only finds practical uses in industries like Aerospace, Performance Cars, and Extreme Sports, but usually only enters our daily lives in cosmetic, and often fake, applications. With Carboneer, the carbon fiber is being used first for its strength and high tech properties, and second for it’s natural good looks.
 

FEATHERLIGHT

A keychain hook doesn’t have to be made of heavy metal. Carbon fiber's superior strength to weight ratio allows us to design a key chain hook that weighs less than a single key, but is stronger than aluminum, titanium or steel.

CARBONEER weighs only 0.1 Ounces (2.8 grams) compared to a Key which weighs 0.3 Ounces (8.5 grams)
CARBONEER weighs only 0.1 Ounces (2.8 grams) compared to a Key which weighs 0.3 Ounces (8.5 grams)

NO SLIP GRIPS

Skeletonized cutouts not only look awesome, they also reduce weight, and create a grippy surface for your fingers to hold onto, making it easy to grab, hook and unhook. The inner concave curve keeps the Carboneer securely hooked.

ORGANIZE YOUR KEYS

Three holes at the bottom provide 3 different places to attach keys or keychains. This reduces the bundled mass of keys into a lower profile, and organizes your keys for easy identification.

Carboneer can also be used in Stealth Mode as a pocket clip. Keep your keys in your pocket, and clip Carboneer onto the edge of your pocket like you would a knife or pen. Your keys are now ready to pull out of your pocket at a moments notice. No more digging around in your pocket to find your keys among your other EDC gear.


DIMENSIONS:

The Carboneer is CNC machined from carbon fiber plate, and the edges are chamfered to make them smooth.

It measures:

  • Length: 2.62in (66.55mm)
  • Width: 1in (25.4mm)
  • Thickness: 0.12in (3.05mm)

REWARD LEVELS

We kept this simple:
  • $15 gets you one Carboneer
  • $25 gets you two Carboneers. Use them both, or share with friends and family
  • $30 gets you two Carboneers, and a key tag to make your keys unique. The keytag has #BASTION on one side, while the other has Velcro that can be customized with Velcro Patches that would fit on 4.5" x 1.25". Patches are available separately from Bastion LLC.
If you want to order more than 2 Carboneers, you can add extra $ to your pledge level. Example: If you add $15, we will know that you want one extra. If you add $25, we will know that you want 2 extra. An additional $50 would be 4 extra...

International Shipping is $10 per shipment, so of you order 1 or 10 of them , it would be a flat $10 to ship.

INITIAL GOAL - $1000

Our goal of $1000 will fund the first production run of the Carboneer. This will include tooling costs and minimum production order. We have already created a relationship with the manufacture, and all the carbon parts you see pictured here are pre-production samples that we have received from them. They are ready to start manufacturing.

DOES CARBONEER OPEN BEER BOTTLES TOO?

No. You probably already have your favorite bottle opener on your keychain, and we’re not trying to replace that. Minimalism is key.

TALKED ABOUT

A SHOUT OUT to the sites that posted articles about the Carboneer project.

WHO?

Carboneer is a BASTION + ENGINEERABLE collaboration.

Carboneer is manufactured and sold by Bastion (Mike Navitsky)
Bastion LLC specializes in design and manufacturing of every day carry (EDC) accessories and gear.

Carboneer was designed and prototyped by Engineerable (Daniel Bauen) 
Engineerable LLC focuses on quality design and manufacturing of products. Daniel brings his expertise from 2 previously successful and timely fulfilled Kickstarters, FocusShifter and Balance CounterWeight for FocusShifter 

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Risks and challenges

BASTION is well established in the EDC (Every Day Carry) community, and has a large number of loyal customers. We sell direct online at our web-store and through many retailers nationwide.

We have a dedicated fulfillment warehouse on the west coast that provides quick and efficient packaging and shipping to our customers. We use the United States Postal Service (USPS) as our primary delivery source. We cannot control for mail delivery schedules managed by USPS, which could be impacted by weather, transportation, or local facility issues.

Delays in production and distribution from our manufacturing source are the most likely issues that we could encounter.

TIMELINE
November 2014 - Concept development and prototyping
Nov - Dec 2014 - Life testing and refinement
December 2014 - Pre-production samples
Jan - Feb 2015 - Kickstarter and listen to your feedback
Feb - March 2015 - Production Run and shipping to Bastion warehouse
March 2015 - Shipping to you

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    CARBONEER - This price is a Kickstarter special, the retail price will be $19.99

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    DOUBLE CARBONEER - Get a great discount when you buy 2. Give one to a friend! This price is a Kickstarter special, the retail price will be $39.98

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    DOUBLE CARBONEER with #BASTION/VELCRO KEY TAG. Identify your keys anywhere with customizable velcro patches. This price is a Kickstarter special, the retail price will be $47.99

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