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Screw it on and you're done! A true one-piece, waterless, double-valved, fermentation airlock lid for Mason jars + ergonomic weight
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    1. Missing avatar

      Chiman Choi
      Superbacker
      3 days ago

      Still haven't got mine. 😢

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      7 days ago

      Creator hasn't logged in for 4 months - maybe he was in an accident and is in ICU?

    3. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      @parake haha I said the same a while ago but KS has a lot unique that very few places you can get.

      Just be smart.
      Ask questions
      Feel your gut
      Has the creator run more then 1? Check put his last campaign ? They happy ? Google his name I can go on and on

      And even after all that they may fail cause they have never been in budgeting ,negotiating ,bussiness , customer service etc

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      Peråke Rubensson on

      Ive had my second scamexperience here on KS in the same period.
      I hate it 😱🤢😡.
      Wont do this anymore 👎

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      Kyle graves on

      KS has a responsibility to ensure these projects are real. There lack of doing anything could result in a lawsuit.

    6. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      @Kyle you don't see why KS won't give creators info? It breaks some kind of law .

      How many of us have reported to KS this campaign has anything happen?
      Maybe KS justice is slow or its nothing.

      Let's see AG and other agencies will work .

      I think it may take as little as 6 months to a year or more to hear from AG and other agencies.

      I personally don't think KS cares unless this was big campaign and went onto the media.

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      Kyle graves on

      I don't see why KS would refuse to help us by giving their information.

    8. James Arnold
      Superbacker
      on

      Does anyone know if additional contact information can be gotten from Kickstarter? Is it possible Kickstarter might be complicit in scams if they provide no assistance in addressing creator abuses such as seems the case here? I have now a few cases where the creator is MIA and I can't seem to get anything from Kickstarter which seems wrong.

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      From the Oregon Department of Justice website:

      If you have any questions, call our Consumer Hotline at 1-877-877-9392

      The Attorney General’s Consumer Hotline is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is staffed by dedicated volunteers who field more than 50,000 calls each year.

      You can also file a complaint online; will be doing that today, then moving on to the other suggestions (except for Kickstarter as I already reported this weeks ago).

    10. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      say everyone do the below atleast

      1. Report to ks

      2. Report to ftc

      3. Report to FBI Internet crimes

      4. Oregon AG

      If anyone can fill these out and we'd just have fill out names,amount we loss etc.. I think this would make it easier for people with less time.

      If you'd like to call,email,harrass Brian more power to you.

      We're only 292 but hes going to hear from us like we're 10,000.

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      Robert Everson
      Superbacker
      on

      Regardless of whether or not it was intended as a scam, by using Kickstarter, he established a contract with us. If he does nothing, he has harmed us. We exchanged money for his idea. It doesn't matter if he can't figure it out, or cannot refund it all. He made a contract and he broke it. We are owed product in one form or another. Small claims court would be pricey, yes, depending on the rules for where we live, but it might be worth it if we can get this guy's attention. He expects us to wallow in self-pity about our lack of fermentation locks. That's how he'll get away with it. Unless he wants to make a post telling us how he appreciates our patience and has a new timeline, and proof that he's really going to do it...

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      Peråke Rubensson on

      I guess it was planned as a scam from the start.

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      Peråke Rubensson on

      My guess is that this project was a planned as a scamproject from

    14. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Everyone I was not able to copy paste from app but goto jungletea>comments>Teresa

      That person has a link to FTC and FBI internet crime

    15. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      After thinking about this more: it's not about the money . It was about the idea FL . The ease, the innovation , or was it all the lies Brian was claiming? or is it that he just dropped us. Maybe its all this?

      I know I'm not alone in thinking this.

      Maybe thats why were going after Brian like he never thought .

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      Robert Everson
      Superbacker
      on

      For further reading: https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/accountability-on-kickstarter

      If anyone is feeling litigious, we should investigate and understand our options. This man is contractually obligated to complete the project and provide us with new timelines.

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      Robert Everson
      Superbacker
      on

      @Rumpfy > https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use > Thank you for pointing us to the Terms of Use! Hopefully enough people are reporting.
      @Chris > Our respective State AG Offices seem like the best place to go, but we should really look into cases where creators have failed to fulfill their obligations. I found this article? Maybe there are more detailed accounts?

      https://www.inc.com/eric-markowitz/when-kickstarter-investors-want-their-money-back.html

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      Alexa Lasco on

      I reported it as well. This is really unfortunate. I ordered four as a gift as well. It's been so long that I basically forgot about it.

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      @James Smith I agree with you with respect to trying to sue AND with respect to chasing him online, but maybe the Oregon AG would look into this if we all reported it? Couldn't hurt to try...

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      Rumpfy on

      Per section 4 of the TOS:

      https://www.kickstarter.com/section4…

      “The creator is solely responsible for fulfilling the promises made in their project. If they’re unable to satisfy the terms of this agreement, they may be subject to legal action by backers.”

      Brian has satisfied none of the creator obligations. Has anyone here ever been a part of a failed project that sought remedy in the legal arena?

    21. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Legal proceedings : I am a no lost $33 bucks law will eat more than that and the head ache its worth this.

      Brian (way before now ) has asked me on a phone call to remove my negative comments . Me or creator can not remove comments .

      What I take from above is Brian hates being called scam artist , cheater .

      Brian hates if we post on bigger pockets about he cheated us cheaper less head ache then legal.

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      TOTAL SCAM, and Kickstarter does NOTHING (yet again).

    23. Shaun Johnson on

      Any way we can bring legal proceedings?

    24. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

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      JW on

      I reported this project as well.

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      Rumpfy on

      I suppose we could start trying to reach him by signing up on sites where he's trying to promote ultimate skip trace (like the site below) and respond to every thread he's commenting on. Maybe he'd pay attention to us then? At the least, it would be a public service to anyone else that is thinking about doing business with him to let them know about how he treated the community here.

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      Chiman Choi
      Superbacker
      on

      😢

    28. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      This was a fraud. I'm thinging of what happened I have 2 scenarios below.

      1. Never was FL (ferm lock). All the comments was to get our money. So he can invest in St (skip trace )And he was thinking of using funds from FL togo skip trace all along.

      2. Was an idea of FL had prototypes got funds hit a snag heard about skip trace and left us hanging . But still used funds from FL to St .

      Everyone send emails to brian@ultimateskiptrace.com tell him you want to invest thats the only way he'll talk to you . Or call that (843) 310-5878

      I invest in lots of things this is not up and up and from what I gather number seems more likly cause the time line fits never was a FL all this was so he could fund St .

    29. Devin magallanes on

      He had an indigogo campaign for the fermlock as well...

    30. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      My only question is when did Brian want to goto ultimate skip trace?

      Before the ks or during or after. Really $13k thats nothing in US in a 3rd world maybe last you a yr.

      And anyone looking here from skip tracing DO NOT DO business with Brian Sigmon .

      Brian won't even talk about what happened just drops and leaves and thinks it won't go back to him...he has a lot to learn . Should be ultimateskipbrian.com

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      Here is the info:

      Brian Sigmon
      Ultimate Skip Trace
      843-310-5878
      http://www.ultimateskiptrace.com
      brian@ultimateskiptrace.com

    32. Devin magallanes on

      Nevermind, I found it. Sad that he's just run off on us all.

    33. Devin magallanes on

      I just searched that link and it seems its been taken down by a moderator

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      Rumpfy on

      Given this project, it's ironic that his next scheme is around skip tracing. Then again, I guess he has a lot of first-hand experience with skipping out on people.

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      S.Taylor on

      If you search on this page for the phone number Brian posted below you will see he is currently pursuing other schemes. Looks like our money went into his pockets.

      https://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/93/topics/568523-wholesaling-to-a-retail-buyer

    36. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      When June 7th rolls around it will be 2 months since Brian last logged in .

      It's sad I'm getting my rewards from campaigns that are bigger in the size money raised but yet I wasn't cheated.

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      Chiman Choi
      Superbacker
      on

      😞

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      Noraysis on

      James
      Great Idea!

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      According to one of his last comments, the glass weights were to arrive the beginning of April. As such, it should be a simple thing for the creator to post a picture of these glass weights and prove to us backers that they actually exist.

      The fact that this hasn't happened already certainly makes this look like a scam - either way, I have already reported this campaign.

    40. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      292 backers if we all report him bomb his phone number maybe we can get an explanation what happened or ship date?

      Brian gives a damn about updating us. Hate to know a guy like him, better not live next or even pass me.

    41. A Duley
      Superbacker
      on

      This campaign has been a major disappointment. I ordered FOUR, for my mom for Christmas, or Valentines, or her birthday, or Easter, or Mother’s Day? Um, maybe Father’s Day or Labor Day or Thanksgiving or MAYBE, just maybe we’ll get what we paid for by Christmas 2018? Would love to know if we have flushed our money down the drain or if there’s even a sliver of hope that the campaign will be fulfilled this year.

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      Chris
      Superbacker
      on

      Same thing is happening with him on Indiegogo - folks are asking for an update and the creator is not responding...

    43. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Norasys right way is to post his phone number in a very busy public place( facebook( fb may track, you),bathroom of a truck stop..etc...)say he's into both sexs etc...

      He'll just block your emails

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      Noraysis on

      I swear if the creator doesn’t post something by tomorrow I will bombard him with emails. I think about 5000 emails per day until I hear something. I am tired of not hearing anything from creators and taking my money.

    45. James Smith
      Superbacker
      on

      Thanks @S Taylor that's great he's blocked me. Always a good sign of a business person and someone you'd like to know .

      No update,not posting anything ,and not returning calls or texts

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      jimi on

      When do expect to ship the products?

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      S.Taylor on

      Today I tried to call the number posted here. Someone did answer. Line was crystal clear for exchange of pleasantries. As soon as I said I was calling about the kickstarter he said I was breaking up & he would call me back in 10 minutes. He then texted he would call in 10. I texted back asking for an update to what seems like a scam. He texted no scam, and he will post here later today. Not holding my breath, but really hoping not all is lost. Would feel so much better if Brian posted regular updates beyond the one that thanked us for our money...

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      Greg on

      I ordered these as a 2017 Christmas present for my mother-in-law. Obviously it didn't make it... perhaps it might make it in time for this year's Christmas. How about an update please?... it's been so quiet... all I hear is crickets... Too bad I didn't have my FermLock... I could've pickled enough crickets to feed a 3rd world country.

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      Brian Mark on

      I just reported this project to KS. I don’t mind delays, if there’s transparency and communication from the Creators of this project. I was looking forward to using these at home. ☹️

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