The Sprongs Project is live!
What I've been up to since the FireAnt... New Kickstarter Project.
It's been a year since the Fireant Project. I would like to again express my gratitude to all those who backed us. If there are is anyone who somehow did... Read more
Still gathering those left out.... And my email is stupid
After the last update I eagerly awaited emails from those who hadn't receive their rewards. Surprisingly I didn't get any. So I started to wonder if the emails were being... Read more
Anyone left out in the cold?
It's been a while... Hundreds of rewards have been shipped and received. The Holidays have passed and we have a new year.
Unfortunately I know that some of our backers... Read more
Tips and Tricks on using your Fireant, Project update
Here is a short video with helpful tips on using your FireAnt:
- We have a new batch of strikers in. So all those should have been sent out to... Read more
Fireant Shipping Update
(important parts in bold)
I've been having trouble with my technology as of late. I had to replace my computer, then my phone. This really put the delay... Read more
Stoves are starting to arrive, shipping as fast as we can.
Just a quick update....
We've been packing and shipping for 3 days now. Just about done with a third of the backers (I think). Stoves are already arriving.
Today as... Read more
FireAnt Stoves are being run as I type this
There was an issue with the logo stamps. Rather than delay production any longer I've opted to forgo the large logo on the side panels while keeping the rest. We... Read more
Play By Play, Fireant update
Good news everyone...
My toolmaker completed a run of base plates for the fireant today. That is all baseplates for the fireants in just a few hours. I anticipate they'll... Read more
FireAnt, play by play update
Ok, we are so close I think it's safe to give out a little more detail on scheduling.
I just got off the phone with my tool makers. I'm having... Read more
So close... Just got done with the OutdoorRetailer show.
I shot this video last week on Tuesday. That's right, we've had proofs for a few days. Just in time for the outdoor retailer show. It's been a very,... Read more
Almost there! Just a week or so to go.
We are almost there everyone. I was at my tool makers yesterday to inspect the tooling. It is about 99% complete. There was a mistake made on a part... Read more
General update on the fireant and new video of FireKits.
Tooling is well under way and we are in the final stages of ordering Titanium. If all goes well the tooling and titanium will be ready at the same time... Read more
Sending out Surveys and making the FireAnt Even Better!
The purpose of the surveys is to help me make sure I deliver your Backer Rewards and Addons. I'll be sending them out over the next couple of... Read more
Forgive me for the non fireant related fireant update. Reading Rainbow is on kickstarter!
I grew up with Reading Rainbow. I still have the theme song memorized. Even after I saw LeVar Burton on Star Trek he still was the Reading Rainbow guy to... Read more
Quick little update...
Hope everyone had a good Memorial Day Weekend.
I met with my tool makers again last friday to finalize the Tooling design for the fireant. We even worked out a... Read more
Success! Special thanks to all our backers! brief Update...
Thank you, thank you, thank you.
- The project has been a phenomenal success! Thank you for all your support!
- I will be contacting you sometime week or two with... Read more
Addendum to the Last Update...
Backer Rewards will not be held up for shipping charges.
I know this is really late in the game. Chalk this up to my inexperience with Kickstarter.
I guess the... Read more
3 Days to go.... Shipping and other info
Just 3 days to go!
The reality of taking care of over 875 Backersis starting to set in. The thought of having to email everyone individually with a list... Read more
Update #4.. Just about a week left to go.
This has been quite the ride. I can't wait to see how we finish up! Thanks to everyone again for making this project such a success. I have a couple... Read more
Update #3... 17 days to go!
Tooling is underway.
I met with my tool maker over the weekend. He has my drawings and a couple prototypes of the FireAnt. Work on tooling has begun. We will... Read more
April 17 2014 Update. Funding Goal DOUBLED!!
Thank you everyone! We've doubled our funding goal!
I'm going to be updating the project page with more information and photos.
I'll also be adding in a new backer reward... Read more
I am speechless! We funded in 6 hours 24 minutes!
6 hours!!! And 30 days to go. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Funding happened so fast that it has taken me by utter surprise. I haven't slept but a... Read more