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It's like a wallet for your stuff.
It's like a wallet for your stuff.
It's like a wallet for your stuff.
497 backers pledged $15,820 to help bring this project to life.

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There are some things you don’t always need, but when you do, having them makes all the difference. Like an umbrella when you didn't expect rain. Or flip flops, because fancy shoes are only comfortable for so long. To keep it available and out of the way we’re developing Neo Webbing. It’s 12 inches of durable nylon webbing fitted with 2 adjustable magnet assemblies (neodymium magnets, the strongest type of permanent magnets commercially available). 

The idea came about through our backer's feedback. Where is the best place to store a Fish Bone? So while figuring a way to easily carry paracord along with a few gear ties I came up with this. It allows me to keep both items handy on the underside of my trunk. And, as everyone knows, playing with magnets is fun. I soon discovered more uses for it. Keep scrolling and see. 

Tell your friends.
Tell your friends.
Available, out of the way, and not missing when you need it. =) Click the image to see what a Piranha does!
Available, out of the way, and not missing when you need it. =) Click the image to see what a Piranha does!
   
Adjust it to your wrist for easy access to bobby pins or even nuts and bolts.
Adjust it to your wrist for easy access to bobby pins or even nuts and bolts.
Strong enough to be a stud finder by locating the screws in your drywall.
Strong enough to be a stud finder by locating the screws in your drywall.
Take it to the tailgating party!
Take it to the tailgating party!
Or keep your glasses on the corners of your walls.
Or keep your glasses on the corners of your walls.
The Kitchen Sink: 2 Neodymium Webbing, 2 Titanium Fish Bones, and 50' of Paracord! Click the image to see what a Fish Bone does!
The Kitchen Sink: 2 Neodymium Webbing, 2 Titanium Fish Bones, and 50' of Paracord! Click the image to see what a Fish Bone does!
              
The 10" inner circumference is reduced by adjusting the inner neodymium magnets.
The 10" inner circumference is reduced by adjusting the inner neodymium magnets.
The ends are fused shut.
The ends are fused shut.

Sounds simple enough right?

There are several factors we’re looking into. The shape, size, coating, strength, and configuration of magnets (or they won't slide properly). The texture, size, and closure of the webbing. Making it water proof. Durability. Material costs. With that in mind, this is where we’re at now. Twelve neodymium magnets, 2 laser cut backing discs, and 12” of nylon webbing. Your opinion matters to us. As this project moves along we’ll ask you what you think. We’ll take your input and make design changes to accommodate our backer’s general preference.

Who we are.

At the beginning of 2013 I thought up the Fish Bone Knotless Gear tie. Together with my brother Eldrick and the support of our backers the idea went from a wire coat hanger to a computer engineered, laser cut reality. You can check out the projects we did by clicking on my profile. What an experience!

Since then Eldrick and I have created Out-Tek. Out-Tek is the beginnings of an outdoor goods company. Our goal is to continue developing equipment that goes on the move with you. So whether you’re on your way to the gym or going to Yosemite, we’ll have something for you. 

$5,000.00 Stretch Goal: EARTH QUAKE LUNCH. For that emergency snack! 2 extended length Neodymium Webbing plus a 1 QT paint type container (food not included).
$5,000.00 Stretch Goal: EARTH QUAKE LUNCH. For that emergency snack! 2 extended length Neodymium Webbing plus a 1 QT paint type container (food not included).

Risks and challenges

This is our fourth project. We've learned a ton since. Material availability could be a challenge. The larger an order the longer the lead time can be. Another challenge is large scale manufacturing. If we get to the point where we need help fabricating, finding that help will take time. We've had experiences where folks tell us they can do a certain service but then find out it was past their capability. If there is enough support to create a custom magnet, that can take more time as well. As of now this is what were expecting.

Production Timeline:
4 weeks: Funding.
2 weeks: Processing and Funds transfer.
6-8 weeks: Production of webbing, laser cutting of backing discs, ordering magnets.
6 weeks: Shipping.

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    BARE BONES. Two (2) laser cut backing discs and directions on how to make a single Neo Web all by yourself. Tubular webbing and neodymium magnets not included. Note: Completing these directions require less common tools and the know-how to use them.

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    JUST THE BASICS. Two (2) 12" X 1" Neo Webs. Now all you have to do is add your suff. Maybe a t-shirt, first-aid kit, water bottle, fix-a-flat? Color to be determined vote.

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    EARTH QUAKE LUNCH. For that emergency snack! A set of two (2) extended length Neo Webs (15"x1") PLUS a 1 QT paint type container (food not included). Webbing color to be determined by vote.

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    THE KITCHEN SINK. A set of two (2) 12" X 1" Neo Webs PLUS two (2) Titanium Fish Bone Knotless Gear Ties and 50' of black paracord. Webbing color to be determined by vote.

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