Long time since we've touched base So I thought I'd give you an update.
Business boomed after we were featured on ABC's "Shark Tank", we opened an... Read more
Watch Man-PACK on ABC's Shark Tank!!!
A lot has happened in the past year!
Business changes and life changes as well!
I'm happy to let you be the first to know that you can... Read more
Man-PACK "Platinum" Leather Collection Launches on Kickstarter! Get em' quick!
I launched a full line of leather Man-PACKs yesterday here on kickstarter. We're 24 hours in, and over 25% of goal! Only 37 days left.
You should watch... Read more
New Man-PACK commercial and and the Man-PACK in leather!
I have not spoken with you in a while, but I wanted to share the new Man-PACK commercial. (It's funny!)
Check it out: Breakup advice... from Man-PACK
Also... Read more
Hi Everyone! Success!
Things are just about wrapped up with the 2.0 campaign. I have 2 packages that had been returned to put in the mail today and it's a wrap!... Read more
Man-PACK on ABC's Shark Tank???
I have a great update! I was contacted by ABC's Shark Tank casting dept. about 2 weeks ago. I had to make an audition tape and fill out... Read more
Success!!! and a promo code for 15% off !!!
I am home now from the Great American Outdoor Show. It was a huge success!!!
I promised a promo code for 15% off. I didn't have time to... Read more
Start the Man-PACK countdown! This is worth reading through!
Dear Kickstarter friends,
It has been a grueling couple of days!
I personally input the data for the shipping labels and packaged each and every single one of your orders!... Read more
Packing boxes now!
I was able to pick up the inventory yesterday. It maxed out my truck (about 3,500 lbs) and I had severe weather conditions to contend with, but the... Read more
I just received an update that the inventory will arrive tomorrow!
I have most of your addresses. There are only about 5 people (out of over 600) who... Read more
The Man-PACKs have landed Houston!
Just a quick note to let you know that the Man-PACKs have landed in the United States on Jan. 6 and are now making their way towards the... Read more
Happy New Year and lets get down to business!
Happy New Year to all of you! I hope that 2014 will be a great year for each and every one of you.
I am in the final... Read more
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Happy Birthday!
Yup, all those things.
I hope that each of you are with family and friends ringing in the new season in holiday cheer!
Why do I tell you happy birthday? ... Read more
Give these Christmas cards for late Man-PACK presents!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Today was my last day at the military school. It was bitter-sweet.
So many students came up to say goodbye to "Mr.... Read more
Exciting news and ETA update!
So,... Which to give you first?
I'll give you the ETA.
The Man-PACK shipment is at sea, steadily steaming towards the USA!
The most recent update that I have is... Read more
New website, new commercial, new products!
Here in the USA it is the month of Thanksgiving, and there is alot for which to be thankful. One of which is your support!
A quick update... Read more
New commercial, new website, Updated ETA of 2.0
I've recieved an updated ETA on the new inventory. I have some bad news. It will be arriving a week later than previously thought. So I'll end up... Read more
Surveys and a Superbowl commercial!
I just sent out the surveys. When they are all complete I'll compile information. If you ordered a strap extension (and saw no option on your survey), please... Read more
Surveys out tomorrow!
Hi everyone. Survey is coming out tomorrow.
I wanted to send a picture of the color swatches so you can choose. I got the best lighting I could.
I think... Read more
Pre-Production samples have arrived!
Hi Everyone! Just wanted to check in and give you a peek at the pre-production sample of the 2.0. There are a few tweaks still to make, but we're moving... Read more
Good morning everyone!
After Much deliberation I've made a decision regarding the fabric.
I want you to know that I've heard from many of you publicly and privately and have... Read more
!!! An Update! An Update!!!
I've been hard at work sourcing materials and running Man-PACK which is GROWING!
Every day there is more to do since business is increasing.
I'm dealing with design,... Read more
Sourcing materials & Survey
Just wanted to give you an update.
We are currently in the "wait" phase while Amazon processes the transaction. It will probably be about another week before the... Read more
Kickstarter says to wait until the rewards are ready to be sent before sending the survey asking for preferences and mailing addresses since people move residence. Makes sense... Read more
All I can say is THANK YOU to all who have supported the Man-PACK!
I would have been online sooner to say so, but my daughter wanted to... Read more
Picture of Strap Extension
The campaign has hours to go and we are at 116% of goal! This is awesome!
I just found that the url of the picture of the strap... Read more
Last 12 hours and a strap extension!
I'm happy to say that we're funded!
The 2.0 in all three colors will be produced as well as the XL in black. I'm going to offer the... Read more
Here is a surprise for you!
There could be more in the next 48 hours. Things always get crazy at the end!
Check out this awesomely funny video... Read more
102% Funded!!!!! THANK YOU!!!
We are at 102% of funding with 3 days to go! Thank you to each and every one of you.
Things are going well here at the gift... Read more
99% and Ready to go at the Philadelphia Gift Show!
We're at 99%!!! So Close, and there are still 4 days to go!
If you have not heard from me, it's because I'm at the Gift Show. Set... Read more
Brown Samples, and the Philadelphia Gift Show
Things are going great! We are at 95% of goal, and on track to meet it!
I am working feverishly to get things ready for the Philadelphia Gift... Read more
The "Classic 2.0 XL!!!"
Classic 2.0 XL!
You guys talk, and I listen. The beauty of Kickstarter is the direct communication between project creators and backers. So by popular demand..., the Classic... Read more
Doug Brown, Pro-skateboarder... and the Thunderclap!
Great news! The Thunderclap is fully supported with 106 people and the social reach will be 52,449. The more people that join the Thunderclap in the next 3... Read more
74%...closing in on XL... & Thank You to the Federal 52 Crew!
Hello everyone! I trust you are doing well.
We are now at 74% of goal. Only 26% to go. We can do this!
The oilcloth sample is being made, and... Read more
Good Morning! Press!!! and a THUNDERCLAP!
Good Morning everyone!
We are on track to meet the goal, but barely. Only 19 days, and 39% to go. In order to meet the goal, we need to grow... Read more
55% of goal, a stretch goal, and a cub scout
The week at cub scout camp was fun and rewarding. I didn't get to do as much as I would like (because of the crutches), but I did... Read more
38%, and news!
I wanted to check in with you this Saturday and give an update. We are currently at 38% of goal. Things have slowed in the past few days.... Read more
Man-PACK at 27% and a stretch goal!
We are at 27% of funding in only 7 days! It is great and I am elated, but I know that there is more work to do.
Never... Read more