Introducing the PocketShot
Be the first to back the PocketShot and grab our limited early bird pricing!
One weird Monkey...
Dearest beloved SlingShot backers,
Three things to know:
1) If you have not gotten your SlingShot(s) yet, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org We probably don't have your shipping info yet (Kickstarter does NOT collect that when you... Read more
We WANT to ship your SlingShots (but we can’t)
Charles here from WOXOM, (makers of the SlingShot!)
There are about 200 outstanding orders for Kickstarter SlingShots that we want to ship but CAN'T.There are two main reasons for... Read more
The SlingShot has launched!
We have SHIPPED EVERYTHING!
Your SlingShots are on their way!
The domestic (US) SlingShots went out last Monday (Sept. 17), and the international ones went last Thursday (Sept. 20)... Read more
Backer Party at Charles' studio this Saturday!! (In Portland, Oregon)
We're so happy that the SlingShots have arrived, we've decided on short notice to have a Backer Party at my Portrait Studio this Saturday from 3:00pm to 4:47pm (Pacific Standard... Read more
SlingShots are SHIPPING!!
Yipee! The container arrived today at the fulfillment house! It was supposed to be here last Friday (the 7th), but it's been held up by Customs and the Longshoreman's Union. (ggrrrr!)... Read more
Regarding SlingShot being available elsewhere
To answer the question:
Why is Adorama selling SlingShots now, before backers have theirs?
Here's the scoop:
We messed up! Being new to the whole manufacturing/shipping thing we thought that... Read more
Terrible, horrible, disappointing news
There will be a delay in shipping (yet again!)
First off: PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO, it explains things in a way that mere words can't do:
Due to... Read more
Our latest (late) update
Here's a video that tells you everything:
My apologies for being so darn slow about updating you all.
It's been (happily) hectic here and we've finally got solid... Read more
Shipping date announcement!!
Backers, friends, and other interested folk:
The SlingShot final sample has been APPROVED and the Purchase Order has been released! Production STARTS!
Watch this video to learn all about it:... Read more
Delays, flippin' delays!
Hello all youz backers,
This manufacturing stuff is a nuisance, I tell you what!
Our last sample from the factory was SUPPOSED to be the LAST sample we'd need. But,... Read more
Expedite Your SlingShot Order!
Attention All Backers! (yup! that's you!)
Kickstarter is a great site, but they don't collect shipping addresseswhen you back the project. I'm not sure why they leave... Read more
Review of out latest (almost complete) sample...
And... it needs more work. *sigh*
NEWS FLASH! Disappointment reigns at WOXOM Central after reviewing the latest sample from the factory.
Here's a video that tells all:
Our sincerest apologies... Read more
T H A N K ... Y O U ... B A C K E R S ! !
What can we say?
To keep up with the latest developments in the bestest way possible, sign up for the WOXOM newsletter at (you guessed it!) ... Read more
T I M E... I S... R U N N I N G... O U T ! !
The EPIC FINALE
Made possible by backers like YOU :-)
There's less than 20 hours to go ! ! !
Tell everyone! Release the lifeboats!
Or, uh, just... Read more
OMG!! OMG!! Time OUT!! (seriously, we're almost out of time...)
Time is running out, and we are down to the last few tablespoonsful of sand...
With just under 45 hoursremaining in the project, I'm leaving our links so you... Read more
I want it NOW! or: When do I get my SlingShot?
Excuse me Charles, when do I get my SlingShot?
Here's a short video that tells all:
PS:With just under 71 hours remaining in the... Read more
Stunning Macro Video of Dandelions shot using the SlingShot
The current crop of smartphones have amazing optics - they shoot dark night scenes, sunny beaches, and even really close-in macros.
But, the rub with macrois that even... Read more
Way cool Spin-amation of the SlingShot (by Arqball)
The guys at Arqball, another Kickstarter project, sent us one to play with, and this little baby is cool!
Here's the big idea: The Arqball is a small stage that... Read more
What’s he doing?! He’s making the Flying Monopod Video...
How to use your SlingShot to create unusual and compelling footage
In the professional photographic world (of which I am a card-carrying member), the Monopod is used extensively.
Now,... Read more
Brutal YouTube Product Review (Ouch!)
Blunty Burr (cheeky Aussie) reviews the SlingShot
Who the heck is Blunty Burr? We didn't know until he became a backer... but it turns out he has 109,582 followers of his YouTube channel... Read more
Using the SlingShot - Shocking! leaked! video!...
LEAKED!! EXPOSED!! (by popular demand)
How to attract the man or woman of your dreams! Oh, wait, that's a different video...
THIS shocking, never-before-seen video, exposes the behind-the-scenes reality of ... Read more
Delay in shipping (but, disaster avoided) . . .
At our final, final cross-checkbefore taxiing to the runway and lifting-off, we ran more tests on the original legs design and found that it had no legs! (A bad... Read more
It was a dark and stormy night...
A time lapse from last night (kinda dark & moody).
It was a dark and stormy night in Boring, Oregon(yes, it really is called Boring!). So I boldly scampered... Read more
RAW Footage From the SlingShot (it's not cooked at all!)
You asked for SlingShot shot footage and here it is! I went out on Friday (April 27) and shot this in the forest behind my house. This is straightout of... Read more
Custom Printing on your SlingShots!
Get your SlingShots custom-imprinted!
Impress your friends, crush your competition, and we’re on Pinterest. :-)
Print your logo or phrase on the cradleright there for all the world... Read more
Hard-Core Geeky Prototyping Details on the Cradle
BEWARE! Not for the faint of heart (or anyone with a life)
Here's a video that will tell you way morethan you ever wanted to know about the prototyping the... Read more
It's seriously PNEUMATIC...
My Great-Aunt Laura never had one of these! Of course, she was a school-teacher in a one-room school house, so I'm not surprised.
It's a rodless cylinder that moves waaaay... Read more
A Re-Enactment of a THANK YOU
On April 13th at 11:23pm (PST) our project reached its funding goal!
A big T H A N K Y O U ! !to all of you backers who... Read more
We added yet another pledge level...
Want more than 10 and less than 100?
We've added a Pledge Level of FIFTY SlingShots.
Yup! You can start a breeding program and sell the eggs also.
Charles... Read more
New Pledge Level Added
As requested, we’ve added a pledge level of 100 units. Yeehaw!
Reporting from on the range,
PS: Sign up for our newsletter at http://woxom.net
Prototyping the SlingShot
As promised, we're going to be catching you up to date on the birth and growth of the SlingShot.
One of the key parts of the prototyping process was having 3D... Read more
Things are really moving!
THANK YOU - things are really moving!
And, we still need your help.
We've had lots of ideas have come in alreadyand we want to hear more of your... Read more
Half way there!
THANK YOU KICKSTARTERS!
We just hit $10,000, which is half way to our goal - and we're not even one WEEK into the project!
(Oops! I'd better be careful or... Read more
Our first update!
Thanks to all of you for jump starting this project. Things are moving!
We'll be updating you on the project frequently.
We'd love to hear from you through email@example.com or... Read more