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Whether in the airport restroom or in the local coffee shop The Loo Hook allows you to be hands free when you need to be!

Shown in scratch resistant matte finish
Shown in scratch resistant matte finish

The Loo Hook is a travel aid with everyday applications. The patent pending design allows you to “Be Hands Free” when you need to be. Made in the USA

The Team

Andrew Babicki- Inventor and point person for the project. I handle channel development, marketing, packaging, as well as, management of the product fullfillment mechanisms.

Patrick Sankuer- Long time friend; President and founder of the well established Sankuer Composite technologies located in Sterling Heights Michigan.http://sankuercompositetech.com/.

Pat will handle the manufacturing and quality control elements of the product.

Thomas Smith- Long time friend and former colleague who is responsible for the information technology elements of the project. Tom has a super strong background in SEO and website development

Conception / Development

Three years ago in a hotel room in the middle of nowhere I outlined the original concept for The Loo Hook after an "incident"
Three years ago in a hotel room in the middle of nowhere I outlined the original concept for The Loo Hook after an "incident"
This is the Mark 1(yeah we are those kind of nerds) it was our first attempt at brining The Loo Hook to life. We quickly abandoned the stabilizer in later versions.
This is the Mark 1(yeah we are those kind of nerds) it was our first attempt at brining The Loo Hook to life. We quickly abandoned the stabilizer in later versions.
The Mark 5 No stabilizer, but the baggage hook was to shallow.
The Mark 5 No stabilizer, but the baggage hook was to shallow.
I call this one the Camel (not a term of endearment). The baggage hook is close, but aesthetically ……
I call this one the Camel (not a term of endearment). The baggage hook is close, but aesthetically ……
The Elephant  a reaction to the Camel, yeah if I didn’t think it could get worst…
The Elephant a reaction to the Camel, yeah if I didn’t think it could get worst…
I knew the first time I saw The Loo Hook on the right we had finally got it right. A year of field testing confirmed that fact.
I knew the first time I saw The Loo Hook on the right we had finally got it right. A year of field testing confirmed that fact.
The "Loo Man" is born
The "Loo Man" is born
Nice to see an idea come together!
Nice to see an idea come together!

Manufacturing / Fulfillment

Once successfully funded we will begin the first demand run of The Loo Hook. The entire manufacturing process will be conducted at Sankuer Composite technologies located in Sterling Heights Michigan.http://sankuercompositetech.com/. The Carbon Fiber that each hook will be crafted from will begin in the raw form and will be developed onsite to the necessary specifications. Once each run has been cut each hook will be hand finished to ensure the highest quality end product. After inspection the piece will be packaged onsite and readied for transfer to the nearby fulfillment center for proper distribution.We are fortunate in the fact that we have one of the largest fulfillment companies in the country in our back yard and we know the players there.

We Need Your Support

Bringing a product to market with the intention of offering it large scale is a capital intensive undertaking. A lot of time and a lot of money goes into creating an infrastructure that not only fits ones small scale needs, but has the capacity to quickly expand to meet ones needs as one grows into a larger scale operation. We have 99% of what we need in place from an infrastructure stand point and that is where 99% of our available capital was consumed. The manufacturing process, the packaging, the customer service/support structure, the fulfillment structure, AR/AP, the intellectual property protections are all in place; but we need your support to make the leap forward with our customer facing material. Your support will allow us to get the professional photography we need to complete our website, as well as, the marketing material necessary for our online presence.

Five times stronger than steel The Loo Hook will handle your heaviest load.
Five times stronger than steel The Loo Hook will handle your heaviest load.
At only 4.5" x 0.1875" x 3.25" (H x D x W) and weighing less than 3oz The Loo Hook is truley pocket size.
At only 4.5" x 0.1875" x 3.25" (H x D x W) and weighing less than 3oz The Loo Hook is truley pocket size.
Ever wonder what that small interior pocket in your jacket or sports coat is for? Mystery solved!
Ever wonder what that small interior pocket in your jacket or sports coat is for? Mystery solved!
Easy in, easy out. The Loo Hook is crafted from a single piece of solid carbon fiber which allows for single handed deployment and easy strorage.No need to set your bag down in whatever you were trying to avoid setting your bag in to unfold anything
Easy in, easy out. The Loo Hook is crafted from a single piece of solid carbon fiber which allows for single handed deployment and easy strorage.No need to set your bag down in whatever you were trying to avoid setting your bag in to unfold anything
The Loo Hooks small dimensions make it perfect for easy storage in the nooks and cranies of your purse.
The Loo Hooks small dimensions make it perfect for easy storage in the nooks and cranies of your purse.
Ladies keep your purse close, keep it concealed. The Loo Hooks patent pending design allows you to do both and be hands free!
Ladies keep your purse close, keep it concealed. The Loo Hooks patent pending design allows you to do both and be hands free!
Thanks for the thought? No worries....
Thanks for the thought? No worries....
...we brought our own.
...we brought our own.
Keep your gear near. Closer is better!
Keep your gear near. Closer is better!
You were most likely born with two hands. Now you can wash both of them at the same time.
You were most likely born with two hands. Now you can wash both of them at the same time.
Lunch for two.
Lunch for two.
No juggling act necessary for this command performance!
No juggling act necessary for this command performance!
You can carry it, we can hold it.
You can carry it, we can hold it.
Gloss carbon fiber finish
Gloss carbon fiber finish
Color option 1 for the special edition Loo Hook
Color option 1 for the special edition Loo Hook
Color option 2 for the special edition Loo Hook
Color option 2 for the special edition Loo Hook

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

The project is a long time coming and we have everything we need in place to begin moving forward. This first demand production run will give us an opportunity to stretch our legs and see how the mechanisms we created hold up. From a design perspective we are very confident we got it right. The final design is the result of countless hours of field testing and an evolution of form based on feedback from our beta testers which were drawn from a variety of occupations and walks of life. We still may make small refinements in the future, but the design is go forward. One iteration that will certainly be offered in the future is a version with a passage in the lower hook that will allow for a cord or cable to be passed through for attachment to back packs. In addition to the backpackers version we will be offering a high quality plastic version meant specifically for coats, and purses.

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