We are officially done with our very first Kickstarter!
We've learned a lot and made some awesome knives thanks to your support and patience. We hope you enjoy your knives,... Read more
Final Stretch...Mr. DP Versions Are Coming
Well the time has finally arrived, the Mr. DP versions are ready to ship from our manufacturer. A notification has been sent to all Mr. DP backers to update addresses... Read more
The America Edition and remaining Bronze are coming!
Friends, we have received notification of shipment from our manufacturer of the remaining Bronze and America editions. As soon as we have completed our secondary internal quality control checks, we... Read more
DPx HEST/F Urban Sterile and DPx HEST/F Urban Bronze edition
Folks have been asking about the difference between the Bronze vs the Sterile. The simplest way is to show the difference. The Sterile is a medium grey bead blast finish... Read more
The Bronze are Coming!
We just got notification the bronze edition have shipped from our manufacturer. If you purchased a bronze version, you'll be getting a notice from Kickstarter to make any final address... Read more
HEST/F Urban Nominated for a BLADE Magazine People's Choice Award
The DPx HEST/F Urban is nominated for a BLADE Magazine people's choice award, will you help us win? Click here to vote.
The HEST/F Urban Sterile Edition Have Shipped
A shipping confirmation was emailed to the email address used on Kickstarter yesterday which includes tracking information. Let us know what you think when you get them!
Your Leather Pouch
Here is a photo of the leather pouch that's coming with your knives. It is all handmade in the USA and has a belt loop as a carry option. The... Read more
The HEST/F Urban Sterile Edition Are in the Building!
Ladies and gentleman, we are excited to announce that we received our first two of three shipments of the HEST/F Urban Sterile Editions to our warehouse today. The knives look... Read more
The Home Stretch is Nigh!
Assembly is well under way and we will start delivering knives by model beginning next week. The first to head to their happy (and patient) owners will be the sterile... Read more
Pictures from the Assembly Process
Hi Backers! Here are some close ups of the pieces of the Urban going together. Pictured are the Mr. DP frames up close, freshly ground blades, the flat glass breaker... Read more
Delivery Estimate Update & Everyone's Getting a Patch
Hello backers! Again, thank you for your patience as we get closer to the finished product. During the final manufacturing processes, we ran into two challenges that have delayed the... Read more
More info to come shortly
Hello backers! Thank you for your continued patience. I will have more information coming shortly.
We have inspected another round of prototypes to ensure the finishing is where we want them. We are happy with our product and will turn them over for final assembly... Read more
Close up of the pocket clip- note the glass breaker screw that secures it. This can be loosened and allow the clip to be reversed.
Thank you to all our backers for being so patient. We've spent the last month perfecting our prototypes to ensure the movement of the bearings is perfect and that the... Read more
Wall of Fame is up on the website
We have published our wall of fame on the DPx Gear website.
Click here to check it out.
Look How this Titanium Breaks In
This is what happens when we take our prototypes and reallytest them. In order to tap into the nuance of the knife- its smooth opening, feel in the hand,... Read more
Pocket Clip Will Be Reversible
We've made an exciting engineering change. We are making the pocket clip fully reversible which will allow for more carry options.
Making Adjustments Based on Prototypes
Hello backers! We are currently finalizing finish, feel and functionality after receiving our prototypes. Our expectations are very high when it comes to feel of how these knives open and... Read more
First Round of Prototypes
We have received the first round of prototypes to check the finishing. They are looking good!
Finalizing the Packaging
Hello Backers! We are making our final decision regarding packaging for the DPx HEST/F Urbans. All of these options are 100% USA made and will be branded with our logo.... Read more
DPx HEST/F Urban Frames Being CNC'd
The machines are humming away as the DPx HEST/F Urbans are being made. Below is a picture of the frames being CNC'd.
Happy New Year Backers
Welcome to 2016 backers! As all backers finish filling out the surveys, we are sending in the t-shirt sizes to our manufacturer. Make sure to fill everything out. We have... Read more
We did it!!
Thank you to all who supported our first ever, wildly successful Kickstarter campaign. We are truly grateful. Next, we will send out a survey to all backers for t-shirt sizes,... Read more
Stretch Reward T-Shirt Design
Hello Backers! We have nailed down our graphics for our stretch reward T-Shirts. Because we have blown past our original funding goal- thanks to our generous backers- we have decided... Read more
Mr DP Lanyard Bead Now Available as Add On
We have opened up the option for all reward tiers to add on a Mr DP Lanyard Bead in either Pewter or Oxidized Black. Instructions are in the Kickstarter Description.... Read more
New Configuration and Stretch Rewards Announced
Please stay tuned as we post additional details to our newest additions.
We liked your feedback regarding t-shirts for our generous backers, so we have decided to... Read more
Production is Under Way!
The blades are being cut from a single piece of steel by water jet. The exacting placement limits waste. American steel, American tools and American labor- in action right now,... Read more
The Blade Notch In Action
We've officially hit the $60k mark! For those who had questions about the blade notch that doubles as a bottle opener, pot holder and quick open feature. Watch the video... Read more
Who is Mr DP?
It is great to see DPx Gear connect with a new group of fans and customers via Kickstarter. We are well known as reliable designers, builders, providers and backers of... Read more
The "Sterile Edition" Has Sold Out
We are at 354% of our funding goal just after our first 24 hours live and stillgoing strong! Thanks to our backers jumping on our special offering so quickly,... Read more
Basic Dimensions of the DPx HEST/F Urban
Dimensions above are in inches
Width (without clip) is 1/2"
We Have Exceeded Our Goal in Under 24 hours!
We have officially surpassed our funding goal, thanks to our backers! Looking forward to 29 more days of excitement and pledges.
We are off and running with great success- thanks to you!
We are officially live and have already earned 7 backers within two hours.
We are truly grateful for our first contributors supporting DPx Gear's inaugural Kickstarter campaign. More updates... Read more