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About this project

  HOW LONG CAN YOU WORK/PLAY IN THE COLD?

           OUTLAST COLD WEATHER WITH PODZ™!

                                      #outlast

To support PODZ GEAR™, click "Back this Project" on the right, or click directly on any of the available rewards.

PODZ™ is…

1) PODZ™ is one of a kind. That’s right, with our Patent Pending technology, you can only find this in our products.

2) PODZ™ is a cold weather destroyer!Pockets are designed to hold PODZ™ heat packs and are arranged along major blood vessels. This allows the users circulatory system to utilize the blood as a heat transfer fluid. Using the blood to modify body temperature permits the user to maintain their body temperature.

3) PODZ™ is an awesome base layer. We wanted to design a base layer that can rival our competitors and outlast anything on the market today (check out PODZ™ break down for more specs). Thanks to our Patent Pending technology PODZ GEAR™ will stand supreme.

4) PODZ™ is 100% Made in America. We believe in America. That’s why our fabric, heat transfers and manufacturing are all domestically produced and completed in the United States of America.

TESTIMONIALS

WHO WOULD WEAR PODZ™ THERMAL BASE LAYER?

PODZ™ can be used by anyone from hunters, sports fans, athletes, military, golfers, referees, umpires,horseback riders, fishermen, preppers, coaches, farmers, police officers, construction workers, fire-fighters, concert performers, mail carriers,and so much more.

This product really works for anyone that could possibly get cold……PERIOD!!!!! #outlast

ENHANCE YOUR OUTER WEAR!

Why spend hundreds and hundreds of dollars on all that new heavy, bulky, over priced thermal jackets, bibs and perkas. Get your own PODZ™ thermal base layer and enhance the outer garments that you already own. PODZ GEAR™ takes the place of multiple layers of clothing and keeps the user warmer while not restricting mobility.

HEAT PACK

We’ve had some people ask about the pricing and accessibility of the heat pack hand warmers. We’ve designed the pockets to be able to hold normal size hand warmers. These hand warmers can be found almost anywhere from gas stations to convenience stores. The average pricing for a pair (2 hand warmers) is around $0.50 - $0.70 USD.

TIP: Since the hand warmers are air activated use an air tight glad bag to preserve warmers for future use. (Remove as much air as possible then seal)

PODZ™ BREAK DOWN

PODZ™ SYNOPSIS VIDEO

   PODZ™ RECREATES THE WARMTH THAT THE BODY LOSES TO THE COLD.

PATENT PENDING TECHNOLOGY

Brief description from our attorney:

The PODZ™ garment improves the wearer’s ability to tolerate prolonged exposure to heat and cold.  Pockets are designed to hold thermo-chemical packs and are arranged along major blood vessels.  This allows the wearer’s circulatory system to use the blood as a heat transfer fluid.  Using the blood to modify body temperature permits the wearer to maintain their appendage and core body temperature and enhance their tolerance of otherwise uncomfortable or dangerous temperatures.  Simply put, PODZ™ allows the wearer to take control of their personal environment.

PROTOTYPE TEST

From this test we used a 33 degree area while our tester wore a leading competitor’s base layer garment for 30 minutes to show how the human body losses its heat to the environment (LEFT SIDE). After the first 30 minutes were completed, he remained in the area and switched to the Patent Pending PODZ™ thermal base layer. Remaining in the cooler for another 30 minutes with PODZ™ on (so a full 60 minutes) body regained almost all of its heat, the dexterity in hands, stopped shivering, and wasn't light headed anymore (RIGHT SIDE).

Direct Contact: CS@PODZGEAR.COM

COLORS

Color options may be limited based on backing.

SIZING CHART

(Optional Email) 

After backing one of the PODZ™ base layer rewards. Please email us at cs@podzgear.com to let us know what color and size you would like. Once fully funded this will allow us to cut down on the wait times for getting the fabric milled and manufactured. Ultimately helping us to make this kickstarter go as smooth as possible and you receiving your PODZ™ sooner than later; "hopefully for Christmas time".

We will send out a survey once we’re fully funded and the campaign is over to get your actual size and color order; but please still email us so we can keep track while the campaign is going on. Again color options may be limited based on backing.

THANK YOU!

Thank you very much for checking out our project.  It means a lot to us that you took the time to watch our videos, look through the pictures and share it with your friends. It's encouraging to see the view counts grow and likes on our multimedia increase. We hope you enjoy PODZ GEAR™!

Risks and challenges

Being a new business there are always risks of not having enough funds or over selling. Currently, PODZ GEAR™ has mainly been funded by the co-owners and requires strict budgeting, hard work and determination in all areas to keep our cost down and operations running smoothly. Which means eating, sleeping and almost every hour focusing on making our dream come true.

We’ve located tier 1 American based manufacturing/suppliers and we're ready to start "The Base Layer Revolution"™.

While there are many risks there are also many opportunities for growth and success. Your backing will allow us to turn PODZ GEAR™ into a trusted product and brand.

Disclaimer
All PODZ™ are mass produced and the PODZ™ that you receive may differ slightly from the one that is shown in the pictures. PODZ GEAR™, LLC has no control over how you use your PODZ™ base layer, the sensitivity of your skin, what you place inside the pockets, any modifications that you make to heating elements, or our products. Therefore PODZ GEAR™, LLC disclaims any and all liability for any damages, either personal and/or to property, that may result from the use of our products.

Recommendations of Use
These warnings and recommendation of use should be read prior to the use of your PODZ™ thermal base layer. By backing the PODZ™ thermal base layer you acknowledge and agree to the following conditions and advise:
When using a company’s heating or cooling element follow all guidelines on element package and on their website for proper use of their products. All heating elements are different and can get hotter than other elements or can have heat spikes where higher temperatures are reached.
We advise:
Not to exceed over thirty minutes of constant use with elements inserted in PODZ™ thermal base layer. To provide a cooling down phase after each period by removing heating elements from base layer for at least five minutes. If you feel any discomfort or overheating around pocket areas remove elements instantly and allow the areas to cool down. If going outside of these recommendations there is a chance of blistering, severe redness and/or burning of the skin. If you have sensitive skin, keep elements inserted in base layer for shorter periods of time as previously advised.

The PODZ GEAR™ and Logo™ is the property of EGEX™, LLC.
Copyright 2013 EGEX™, LLC

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    Are you proud to be an American? We know we are! It’s not everyday that you get to back a 100% made and manufactured in the USA product. Thank you so much for your support!

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    Early bird stays warmer and richer! Receive one PODZ™ thermal base layer! Select from our premium colors and choose the size that fits you the best. Also, have your name on our site as a supporter (if you want, of course). Color options may be limited based on backing. Check out (Optional Email) towards the bottom of the page.

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    Slap cold in the face! Receive one PODZ™ thermal base layer! Select from our premium colors and choose the size that fits you the best. Also, have your name on our site as a supporter (if you want, of course). Color options may be limited based on backing. Check out (Optional Email) towards the bottom of the page.

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    Double tap cold! Receive two PODZ™ thermal base layers! Select from our premium colors and choose the sizes that fit you the best. Also, have your name on our site as a supporter (if you want, of course). Color options may be limited based on backing. Check out (Optional Email) towards the bottom of the page.

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    Set your best friend up too! Two PODZ™ thermal base layers + TWO PODZ GEAR™ rubber wrist bands + TWO PODZ GEAR™ car decals and a sweet PODZ GEAR™ supporter certificate signed by the Co-Owners of PODZ GEAR™ personally thanking you for your support. Color options may be limited based on backing.

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    $500 bucket + Come hangout with us for the day and shoot some pheasant! We’ll take you and a few friends on a pheasant hunt! (if you want, of course) Backer will cover all their own travel expenses to meet up with us.

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