Funded! This project was successfully funded on August 21, 2012.

Update #9

Shipping for Fall Shaking!

Hi All, 

 We are pleased to announce that the shipping process is now almost complete! Your Mason Shakers are on their way to you via the great postal service of the US of A. Domestic addresses can expect their shakers in the next week, and international addresses will get theirs in the next two weeks. 

   One note: As you use your Mason Shakers, please be sure to hand wash, just like great-grandma would have done. The dishwasher is no safe place for your Mason Shaker top!

     Lastly, for all you Instagram fiends out there, be sure to share your Mason Shaker shots with the hashtag #masonshaker. We’d love to check out your cocktailing exploits and follow along as you start exploring all the possible uses for your Mason Shaker!

 Shake on, Eric and Josh

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      Creator Lydia and Jose Vila on August 16, 2013

      hi Eric, I as well am having issues with leaking shakers (I got 2 in the kickstarter campaign) - what is required to fix them? As a stop-gap I just put on a regular masor jar lid and ring, give it a good shake then put the pouring lid on but that kind of defeats the purpose. Please let me know if you have an alternative available. thank you.

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      Creator stacie capone on February 3, 2013

      HI Eric -
      I was wondering if you figured out a fix for the leaking shakers. I bought one as a christmas gift for my husband and he just used it for the first time last week. He went to shake our cocktail and it dripped all over the kitchen counter. So sadly, ours seems to leak as well. It's such a cool shaker and we want to be able to use it. Please let me know. Thanks so much!

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      Creator Jimi I. Coplen on December 7, 2012

      I received mine some time ago and thought it was really neat. I've not used it yet as I was going to gift it to a friend. This was my first product to invest in and I'm so happy to help the cause. Sounds like you are learning a lot from your investors! These will all be positive things you can use in future production. I wish you much success. Also, as someone who works in Economic Development, let me tell you that starting your own company is one of the very best things you can do for your community and America! Thanks for making your big dream a reality.

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      Creator Eric Prum on November 2, 2012

      @any backers that have not received the shakers - please email me at eric@masonshaker.com

      At this point in Brooklyn, our warehouse has been shut down due to the storm, but we are looking to have any and all shipping issues resolved in the coming weeks. Our ware house will hopefully reopen mid to late next week, and we will be contacting any/all unsatisfied backers in that time frame.

      Thanks!
      Eric

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      Creator Eric Prum on November 2, 2012

      @Chris and Helen-
      We have been responding to several threads from our backers. As we scaled to the 2-3,000 units we have experienced leaking with a few units, and are currently looking for a fis., @ Chris- we have 1,000's of working shakers and have been working over the past several weeks to create a solution- In traditional tooled shakers, there is no gasket necessary, as there shouldn't be with our design- We have been keeping our backers updated in several threads- and will send out a solution for all backers once we have them. Chris- you must understand that this is our passion and we want to make all of our backers happy with their investment.

      Thanks!
      Eric

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      Creator Chris Hilton on November 2, 2012

      I completely agree with Helen Kaplow, this shaker is extremely disappointing. The first margarita I made sprayed all over my kitchen because there's no seal on the top, which is made of cheap, flimsy material. There's no rubber gasket, plastic seal, or anything like that to prevent your cocktail from shooting everywhere with even one vigorous shake.

      This is basically a worthless product that I cannot use. You must have known that your lid is useless, and shame on you for abusing Kickstarter in this way.

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      Creator Helen Kaplow on October 25, 2012

      I received my shaker and am sorry to say that I am quite disappointed. The top that covers the strainer was extremely difficult to remove and scratched and dented in the process. But even worse, when in use, the top does not make a tight seal, so when shaking, liquid spills out and makes quite the mess. This is basically a worthless product that I cannot use. Cheaply made and obviously no product testing. You must have known that your lid does not work properly. Based on other comments, I see I am not alone in having these problems. It's a bad thing.

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      Creator Elizabeth Lawley on October 25, 2012

      Still no sign of mine, and I'm in the northeastern US. :/

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      Creator Sandy Jones on October 22, 2012

      i got mine a few weeks ago and i love it! box is darling! top did stick a lil bit but i expected that since it the metal felt light. aluminum? stainless steel is cheap and just as good.

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      Creator Tze Min Lim on October 20, 2012

      Hi, I'm in New York and have not received mine. Could I check on the status?

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      Creator Becky Pfisterer on October 19, 2012

      Any update on my shipment? I inquired last week, but I have still not received it and didn't receive an update.

      Thank you!
      Becky

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      Creator Amber Parkin on October 19, 2012

      No Mason Shaker here in the UK yet (and summer is over, boohoo) - any shipping updates?

      Thanks!
      Amber

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      Creator Stefan on October 19, 2012

      Hello, sadly no Mason Jar arrived over here in Germany yet :-( Any news on the Europe shippment?
      Thanks,
      Stefan

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      Creator Blake Wheelock on October 17, 2012

      Hello, I still have not received my mason shaker and I live in Virginia. Is there anyway I could get some help please?

      Thank you

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      Creator Becky Pfisterer on October 12, 2012

      Hi, can you confirm if my order has shipped? I'm based in Illinois, and I haven't received mine yet. I just wanted to confirm that everything is on track.

      Thanks and have a great weekend!

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      Creator Daniel on October 10, 2012

      recieved mine today (switzerland) but its broken:(

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      Creator Jonathan Vella on October 9, 2012

      Any idea when we people from Europe should receive ours?

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      Creator Migo77 on October 6, 2012

      Sorry, but when international shipping is started?

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      Creator Dan Gilmartin on October 2, 2012

      mine arrived last night - w00t...can wait to get mixin. will christen it with a woodford reserve manhattan...lightly shaken!

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      Creator Eric Prum on October 1, 2012

      @ Jason- The final 500 or so ship out today and tomorrow, so please don't be concerned :), it has been quite an undertaking!! Thanks
      Eric

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      Creator Jason A. Carbone on October 1, 2012

      Eric-
      I have yet to receive my mason jars. Should I be concerned?
      Thanks!
      Jason

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 30, 2012

      @ Lisa- The final boxes (including yours ) will be shipping tomorrow and Tuesday!

      Enjoy! It has been an undertaking but we are so happy to deliver these to you :)

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      Creator Lisa Church on September 30, 2012

      Still waiting here, any idea when the last shipments will go out? I have two coming.

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 28, 2012

      @Dawwn-
      Once again we cannot thank you enough for your support, feedback and kind words :)! As we move through the initial launch phase we look forward to making the Mason Shaking experience more perfect an d we will see what we can do!
      Thanks y'all
      -Eric

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      Creator Dawn LaValley on September 28, 2012

      This is how you make your product better is by our feedback :). I had the same problem about getting the top off & i did end up scratching it. Nevertheless I made my first drink in it tonight. Worked well. I love the size of the Mason Jar. You might need a little more tweaking but it's a great concept. I love drinking from Mason jars. I use my Cuppow lid on & it's like a sippy cup. BTW my Grey Goose Martini is going down real smooth . <3

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 27, 2012

      @zoe- thanks again for the feedback and support! I believe the wear marks, from the tension point are due to the aluminum we used to match the aesthetic of the Ball mason jars. This may also address a few other issues we are hearing in product feedback. As far as the packing hay- when we were assembling the shakers it became such an incredible mess in the air and ware house and we will be looking for an alternative for future fulfillment, I do apologize.

      @Louise- each shaker top I literally put together myself, and we have gotten some similar feedback. Please send me an email to eric@masonshaker.com and we will try and get to the bottom of this/fix it:)

      Once again to all- thanks for the feedback! We will work to keep things shaking along as quick as we can!!
      -Eric and Josh

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      Creator Louise A. Bergeron on September 27, 2012

      I just received mine today also, and cannot seperate the tops. It appears to be one solid piece of metal which makes no sense. I even asked my neighbor for help promising a free drink, but he could not seperate the lid from the piece with holes for pouring. Help!

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      Creator Zoe W on September 27, 2012

      Hello: Just recieved my shaker. Two things I would comment on for future retail sales: A little packaging in the sales box would REALLY make the product pop. The opinion that I have first off is that. No fluff, no shredded anything? It appears really cheap which it is not. Second would be that the lid over the strainer is very problematic to remove and dents and scratches the finish which is really quite a shame. Scratches and knicks are inevitable with use, of course, but right out of the box is disappointing. It will be a cute gift, which was my intent in the first place by the way (so it's not an afterthought). Good luck in the future!.

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 27, 2012

      @lucas- Thanks for feedback! Can you email me? eric@masonshaker.com
      We will take care of it :)
      - eric

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      Creator Lucas england on September 27, 2012

      myine had a huge dent in the upper cap cover for shaking. can you please send me another top?

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 27, 2012

      @Charles and Sean- Thanks for the feedback, we really do appreciate it.
      We are taking a look into it this week. The packaging was a retail box inside of a shipper box, so I don't think that is the error .
      I will keep you all updated as we work to see what can be done :)

      Thanks again, your support is appreciated very much!

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      Creator Charles Blalock on September 27, 2012

      @ Sean - Same problem. Took me about an hour to get the darn thing off. I ended up using a waiter's corkscrew to get it off. Took the tip and placed it under the cap at 12, 3, 6 and 9 o'clock. I was able to get it separated, but unfortunately there are some marks on the cap and the strainer is scratched to heck and back from all my efforts to twist and pull the cap off. I wonder if it just got beat up in shipping making it stick or if it's in the design.

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      Creator Shawn on September 27, 2012

      Received mine yesterday. Thanks guys, it looks great.

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      Creator Sean Duncan on September 26, 2012

      Looks awesome. Can't seperate the strainer from the top! Any suggestions? I may have a defect but still nice product.

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      Creator Randhir Ahluwalia on September 26, 2012

      Waiting for mine cant wait

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      Creator Eric Prum on September 26, 2012

      Thanks Dawn... your feedback has been great throughout :)

      Enjoy!
      Eric

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      Creator Dawn LaValley on September 26, 2012

      Got mine today! Had a little hard time getting the top off the strainer part. I had to pry a little. Guess I am not that strong...lol. Can't wait to use it this weekend to make my artisinal Martini that I love to make. Thanks guys! Just one suggestion you should pack it in something so it doesn't move around.

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      Creator PA Computer Guy on September 26, 2012

      Mine just arrived! Thanks guys! Can't wait to try it out tonight! http://statigr.am/p/289059388023900467_34742561

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      Creator Justin Speyer on September 26, 2012

      Hey guys,
      Why the caveat about the dishwasher? Most stainless steel tends to handle the washer ok...is there a coating or something that would wear?

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