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The classic drinking horn in a modern design.
The classic drinking horn in a modern design.
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1,645 backers pledged $83,743 to help bring this project to life.

Das Horn shipment status

Dear Backers,  

Our container of Das Horns was in transit via train longer than we expected (surprise). The good news is that the Das Horns are scheduled to arrive at our warehouse tomorrow at 9AM CDT. From there, they will start shipping to you immediately.  

Thank you all for being very patient. In the past few months, we've learned a great deal about what it really takes to bring a product like Das Horn to life. Going from protoype to production involved a lot of work as well as trial and error to get Das Horn just right. In addition to the manufacturing, we've had to learn about the logistics industry.  

We're just two regular guys who enjoy drinking an occasional beer out horns (without killing any animals). We're proud of Das Horn and indebted to you for helping make Das Horn a reality.  

Cheers,  

David and Alex

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    1. Creator Justin Cuomo on September 16, 2013

      Got my UPS tracking number right after emailing them today!

    2. Creator Rasmus Alexander Moe on September 13, 2013

      No email, no horn. I live in Switzerland, are you shipping world wide at this stage? It would be great if it would be here before october fest in Munich :)

    3. Creator Greyorne on September 13, 2013

      I received this from the warehouse earlier today:

      "Thank you for your message. We're working through orders as fast as humanly possible.

      We've had a series of setbacks and challenges with processing the packages for shipment. The items arrived later than expected which caused the fulfillment to back up against another client's project so we've had a bit of a bottleneck. Also, as previously mentioned, the shipment needed to be completely broken down and re-packaged as the manufacturing facility did not follow our packaging specifications.

      Additionally, the quality was such that each unit had to undergo a thorough physical inspection to ensure each horn met with our approval. With rejects, we may need to wait on a second shipment of horns for the last 500 or so orders. This second batch is scheduled to ship via sea at the end of the month for late November arrival.

      The good news is that we've processed all of the orders for which we have horns. However, we haven't shipped all of them as we're limited to shipping twenty orders a day as that is the daily limit on our trial-ware label printing software. Tracking numbers/shipping confirmation are limited to only five VIP orders per day, so as you've seen, many are arriving without advance shipping confirmation. We're really sorry that the expectation was set that each of you would receive an e-mail.

      At the current daily rate and with a planned expansion in mid-October, we should finish fulfillment by the end of November (except for those horns coming by sea, which are guaranteed to arrive by end of calendar year).

      If you'd like to move your order to the top of the priority list, we'll need about $3.50."

      Of course, my immediate response was,"I ain't givin' you no three-fiddy, you god damned loch ness monster!!!"

      Just poking a little fun at the misinformation and lack of update this close to the finish line. No rush fellas :) I'm personally glad to see those that have received them are generally satisfied with how they turned out.

    4. Creator Russell Langston on September 13, 2013

      Got mine today, no email. Its sexyyyyyy

    5. Creator Philip Glorioso on September 13, 2013

      no email, but mine just showed up today. Wife sent me a picture. Looks glorious.

      Thanks fellas.

    6. Creator Cole Levi on September 12, 2013

      No email or anything, but I just got mine! Enjoyed a well-deserved brew. I feel like a king.

    7. Creator Justin Cuomo on September 12, 2013

      Still no email, no tracking number, and no Horn :/

    8. Creator Aaron Marohl on September 12, 2013

      There was never an email, but I received my Horn today! I'll give it a proper testing during the Vikings game on Sunday. SKOL!

    9. Creator Tyler Eason on September 11, 2013

      Received this afternoon have yet to open tho review coming later.

    10. Creator Paul Lindinger on September 11, 2013

      Just got my horn. Couldn't be more please with how it turned out. Great job guys!

    11. Creator Eduardo Santiago on September 11, 2013

      Update: I received mine today (Wednesday 2013-09-11) via UPS Ground. It was a surprise, i.e. unheralded by any sort of email shipping/tracking notification. UPS web site shows it originating on 2013-09-06 from Fort Worth, TX.

      OBTW it's very nice :-)

    12. Creator Tyler Eason on September 10, 2013

      An update would be nice tho. I get being patient but keep the lines of communication open.

    13. Creator Russell Langston on September 10, 2013

      So much stress, just relax and get back on the wait train. The first time you ship a product out takes a while. its not like they have an established business already. CHILL

    14. Creator Philip Glorioso on September 10, 2013

      Hey fellas. Any word on dates to ship to us?

    15. Creator Dan Burkhead on September 10, 2013

      I have yet to receive any information on shipping, and it's been over two weeks. Has anyone received anything?

    16. Creator Drew Stewart on September 10, 2013

      Trying to break my fast on meat and mead over here... where's the horn, guys?

    17. Creator Scott Maberry (deleted) on September 10, 2013

      You'll next receive an email claiming they've shipped your Horn & they'll even give you a UPS tracking number (which UPS doesn't recognize). Then they wont answer any of your emails. This has to be a scam!
      I'll never participate in another Kickstarter project because of Das Horn!
      Live & learn!

    18. Creator Terry on September 10, 2013

      I'm so excited!

    19. Creator Blake Kunisch on September 9, 2013

      Still nothing, really hope to have this by Oktoberfest!

    20. Creator Susan Mote on September 9, 2013

      Nothing for me either. We go to an Oktoberfest in the mountains every year the second weekend of October and I'm really hoping to have received mine by then!

    21. Creator Barry Stahr on September 9, 2013

      Have received neither Das Horn or email, you are killin' me here guys. Didn't you have plenty of time to fill out all your shipping ahead of delivery?? PLEASE update us on progress..

    22. Creator Brad Eldridge on September 9, 2013

      I would love to hear from anyone who has received their das horn...seeing no responses or reviews.

    23. Creator Austin Broussard on September 9, 2013

      Has anybody received a shipping confirmation?

    24. Creator Tyler Eason on September 8, 2013

      So has anyone received a das horn yet?

    25. Creator Daniel whytellyou on September 7, 2013

      Hope mine ships at least by my birthday (the 10th)..

    26. Creator CactusSmacker on September 5, 2013

      Yeah... Ill be moving in the next few days and wont have an alternate address or anything so time is sort of the essence.

    27. Creator Kelley McMahan on September 5, 2013

      Any updates on when we can expect the shipping email? I am really hoping to get mine very soon.

    28. Creator david wayne anderson (deleted) on September 4, 2013

      How long to ship to Canadian destinations? Really want my two horns soon!

    29. Creator Emily Brown on September 3, 2013

      If your horn is engraved, will that delay shipment further? (Probably. I don't even know why I asked.)

    30. Creator Das Horn on September 2, 2013

      Dear backers. Some of the horns have shipped, and some have not. We are in the process of sending them out as fast as we can. You should receive an email confirmation as soon as you horn ships!

    31. Creator erik dolmseth on August 30, 2013

      Any updates at all?

    32. Creator Greg Grabner on August 30, 2013

      Will we recieve a tracking number when the horn is shipped?

    33. Creator Anne Colvin-Dudek on August 29, 2013

      What is the progress on shipping?

    34. Creator Matt Wagner on August 29, 2013

      Can we get a picture of the Container O' Horns?

    35. Creator Oliver Mathieu on August 29, 2013

      Well I helped fund this at the end of the renfair season last year in hopes to use it this year and thanks to irony ill get it just in time

    36. Creator Timothy F. Ward on August 29, 2013

      Good things come to those who wait.

    37. Creator Ken Valley on August 28, 2013

      Just in time for tailgating season. I will truly be the envy of the parking lot.

    38. Creator James B on August 28, 2013

      Tracking of some sort would be truly awesome

    39. Creator Bernie Valdez on August 28, 2013

      Awesome thanks. Will we be getting a email saying our shipment is in the mail?

    40. Creator Jordan Stacy on August 28, 2013

      That is great to hear! Prost to you guys for your accomplishments! Every time I take a swig of mead from my horn, I will always be proud of backing you guys. Cheers!

    41. Creator Richard Kempter on August 27, 2013

      Excellent news! I have to admit with all the problems being off by 6 months isn't bad. Eagerly awaiting my 3.

    42. Creator David Wohlreich on August 27, 2013

      Mazel tov! Looking forward to getting my hands on one.

    43. Creator Brian Connelly on August 26, 2013

      Wow..what a treat -- I had forgotten 'bout this one.

    44. Creator Josh on August 26, 2013

      You guys are awesome!

      Thanks for bringing the product to life.

    45. Creator Philip Glorioso on August 26, 2013

      nice work fellas! I look forward to consuming the swill of my choice from this implement.

    46. Creator Austin Broussard on August 26, 2013

      Can you let us know if we will receive emails with tracking info?

    47. Creator Dave Gow on August 26, 2013

      YES!!!!