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A Micro Titanium Multi Tool For Your Fly - Now Fatter and With More Features! Each Fat Fly is Hand Ground & Made in the USA.
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Get The Fat Fly Here: http://theflypry.com/the-fat-fly/

What Is It?   

After the successful completion of our first Kickstarter campaign, The Fly Pry, we received many requests for a slightly larger version with more features, while still being small enough to be used as a zipper pull or key chain. 

The Fat Fly is a titanium multi-tool, bottle opener, pry bar, can opener, and much more, packed into something small enough that it can be worn on your zipper or used as a key chain.  Each one is hand ground and crafted one at a time in my shop just North of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 

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Some Features:

Multi-Tool
Multi-Tool
Some of the Fat Fly Features...
Some of the Fat Fly Features...

We asked for feedback from our 600+ Fly Pry backers and together,  this is what we came up with:   

The Fat Fly (TM) Patent Pending

Zipper Pull
Zipper Pull


New Models:   

We're launching two different models (The Big & Tall) and each will be offered in either Metric or Imperial Standard.  So whether you're in the USA or the Australian bush, The Fat Fly will have you covered!  Let's look at the two models being offered:

The Big:

Horizontal Multi-Hex Wrench with separate 1/4" hex bit holder in main body.  Over 15 Features! Dimensions: 1.25" x .75"

The Big - Fat Fly
The Big - Fat Fly

The Tall:   

Vertical Multi-Hex Wrench with 1/4" Hex Bit Holder incorporated into the bottle opener.  15+ Features!  Dimensions: 1.25" x .75"

"The Tall"
"The Tall"

Features/Functions:   

  • Bottle Opener
  • 1/4" Hex Bit Holder
  • Flat Head Screwdriver Small
  • Flat Head Screwdriver Large
  • 5mm Hex Wrench
  • 6mm, 8mm, 10mm Hex Wrench (Metric)
  • 3/8”, 5/16”, 3/16” Hex Wrench (Imperial Standard)
  • Tritium/Glow Powder Slot
  • Box Cutter
  • Scraper
  • Pry Bar
  • Can Opener
  • Coarse File/Notcher
  • Hook Screw Driver
  • Zipper Pull
  • Key Chain Attachment
Bottle Opener
Bottle Opener


Options:

Each Standard Fat Fly will be available in the following:

Finish: Stonewashed Satin - Tumbled in a vibratory media tumbler with ceramic stones and then finished on a Scotchbrite belt.  Results are a durable attractive satin finish.

Natural Titanium
Natural Titanium

Colors: Natural Silver or Anodized: Blue, Gold, Purple, or Bronze - The titanium is electro-anodized and depending on the amount of voltage put through it, yields each of these beautiful colors. 

Purple, Gold, Blue, Silver
Purple, Gold, Blue, Silver

Locator Slot: 

Green Glow Locator:  Never lose your Fat Fly with our locator option! We're using the brightest glow powder available on the market, Strontium Aluminate (55-85m).  Similar to what is used in illuminated watch dials, but much, much brighter.  The Strontium Aluminate we use is visible to the naked eye for up to 24 hours after its initial charge (exposure to a light source required).  Add $9 to your pledge if you would like it added to your Fat Fly.  

Glow Indicator (normal room lighting exposure - picture has not been altered):

Glow Powder Locator
Glow Powder Locator

Glow Option #2 

Tritium Gas Vials - Tritium is a self-illuminating gas, sealed inside of a glass tube with a half life of ~10 years.  No outside light source required to charge.  Due to NRC regulations in the US, we cannot sell or install tritium vials without extensive and costly permits.  If you wish to do this yourself the locator slot is milled out for a 1.5mm x 6mm vial. We suggest Norland 61 optical adhesive and a UV light to secure in place.  Tritium vial, adhesive, and UV light NOT INCLUDED.  

Tritium
Tritium

 Materials:   

Standard Version: The standard Fat Fly comes in military Grade 5 titanium (6AL-4V).  We chose titanium for its anti-corrosive properties as it will not rust or corrode, which makes it perfect to be worn year round on your zipper or key chain.  Lighter than steel, but twice as strong!

Limited Edition: The Limited Edition Fat Fly will be made from a titanium Damascus called Moku-Ti, which is made exclusively by master metal smith & forger Chad Nichols.   This material is made through a patented process of corrosion resistant, non-magnetic, lightweight titanium Damascus, without the disadvantages of steel Damascus. Made from two or more different types of titanium alloy.   A very exotic material that can run $100+ per inch! No two Fat Fly(TM) will be the same. Very unique and one of a kind.  Will come in a ring box with titanium split ring.

** Limited to only 75 pieces

See Sample Picture Below (Fly Pry Pictured For Ref Only):

Sample Moku-Ti
Sample Moku-Ti

$10K Stretch Goal: Now Unlocked!

Aged Bronze Fat Fly  - A Fat Fly made from Naval Grade Bronze.  Same material used in marine equipment.  Will not rust and patina very nicely over the years.  This is my favorite material to work with and reminds me of something that would be found on Captain Nemo's Nautilus.

Below is a photo of our previous campaign: The Fly Pry, in its raw state prior to finishing.  The Patina is very dark brown like an old bronze sculpture.  My favorite finish and hopefully yours as well!

Raw Fly Pry's From Previous Campaign
Raw Fly Pry's From Previous Campaign

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2016 Project Timeline:

February 15: Campaign Launch

March 17 - Campaign Ends

April 1 - Kickstarter Releases Funds, Surveys Go Out For Options & Color Choices

April: Order All Materials, Water Jet Cut Parts, Shipping Supplies, etc.

Late April/ Early May: Production Starts

June: All Rewards Ship & Campaign Complete

Rewards:

IMPORTANT: Once the campaign is successfully funded you will be sent backer surveys that will ask you for which model, color, and options you prefer.   Do not worry about picking those at this time. Thanks again for your support!  If you wish to add a Glow In The Dark Locator, please add $9 to your pledge.  (Example: Standard Fly Pry $34 + Glow $9 = $43 Pledge).

Surveys:

You will be sent backer surveys shortly after the end of this campaign.  At that time you will be able to tell me your reward choices, increase quantities, give your shipping info and anything else that needs to be addressed.  Everyone will be given notice when they surveys are emailed out to you.  Please make sure your Kickstarter email address is updated.

Warranty:

If you somehow manage to break, maul, or damage your Fat Fly(TM) just send it back and we will take care of it for you. If you're not completely satisfied with it within the first 30 days of using it, just send it back for a full refund. I want you to love my "On The Fly" creations and if you don't, I want you to at least love my customer service!

Previous Backer Comments:

"This is a very practical tool that I keep on my key ring. Thank you." - K. J.

"You are a great person to deal with as far as communication and customer service are concerned and the quality of your product is awesome AND exactly as described! Really happy mate! Cheers - J. R.

"Thanks for the quick delivery of my FLYPRY tool; I love it. It’s so light and effective at opening beer bottles - very useful in the coming holiday season" - G. D.

""Received my Fly Pry today (UK) Excellent quality workmanship and finish. Perfect EDC item that you hardly know you're carrying until you need it. - D.M.

"Awesome acquisition for my key chain!" - S.L.

"Nicely done great product!!!! Thanks" - D.A.

"Received my King Fly and Ti Split Ring yesterday. LOVE IT! Thanks for the great Kickstarter project!" - I.Q.

"You have done an amazing job with throughout the whole campaign hitting your milestones and keeping everyone informed!" - B.J.

Questions/Comments?

If you have any questions about the Fat Fly(TM) or this Kickstarer campaign, feel free to drop me a quick note in the comments section below or email me directly at: sales@TheFlyPry.com. Please sign up for our Newsletter at: www.TheFlyPry.com so you can be involved in project updates and future On The Fly creations!

Follow Us At:

Instagram: #TheFlyPry

Facebook: TheFlyPry

Website: www.theflypry.com

Copyright 2016 - Gear On The Fly, LLC

The Fat Fly(TM) is Patent Pending and Trademarked by Gear On The Fly, LLC - All Rights Reserved

Music Credits:

Video Music Soundtrack With Attribution License Provided By:

Band: Pipe Choir

Track: 5 Station 5

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Risks and challenges

This will be our second Kickstarter campaign. Our first campaign went according to schedule and was completed on time. We're using the same suppliers and vendors so we're very confident that this campaign will go just as smoothly. We have built in a time buffer to allow for any unforeseen obstacles that may arise during this campaign. We have prototypes in hand and have already did a dry run of this upcoming campaign. We're ready to go!

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    **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL**

    A Titanium Fat Fly in any available color and also includes an 18mm titanium split ring attachment.

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    **STANDARD FAT FLY**

    A Titanium Fat Fly in Stonewashed Finish

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    STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED 3/7/16

    **Bronze Fat Fly**

    A Fat Fly made from Naval Grade Bronze with natural patina in your choice of Big or Tall model. Kickstarter Limited Edition

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    **COLOR ANODIZED FAT FLY**

    A Titanium Fat Fly in Stonewashed Finish in your choice of available colors.

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    **TWO PACK STANDARD FAT FLY**

    2 Titanium Fat Fly's in Stonewashed Finish

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    **LIMITED EDITION FAT FLY MOKU-TI**

    A limited edition Fat Fly made from Chad Nichols Titanium Damascus (MokuTi)

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    **WHOLESALE PACKAGE** Ten Pack of Standard Fat Fly's

    10 Titanium Fat Fly's in Stonewashed Finish

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