Monster Grips™ are a revolutionary guitar pick grip that is super grippy, non-sticky, and stays clean.
THANK YOU ALL!
You helped make Monster Grips™ a great success, so be on the lookout for them at your local music store!
Upon the completion of this Kickstarter campaign, you may order Monster Grips™ at www.monstergrips.com.
As guitarists, we understand the frustration of dropping picks, or having to use only specific brands. Monster Grips™ are the answer!
Utilizing a patented silicone, Monster Grips™ provide the ultimate, non-slip grip, that isn't sticky, and stays clean!
FINALLY! A GRIP THAT WILL OUTLAST YOUR PICK!
EASILY STICK PICKS TO YOUR GUITAR
GREAT FOR FINGER PICKING AND TAPPING
HOW IT ALL STARTED
I couldn't reliably hold onto a pick, and so I searched far and wide in music stores, on the web, and hardware stores for a comfortable and clean solution. My search fell short, as everything I tried was either labor-intensive silicone dipping, messy sprays, sticky saps, or uncomfortable materials, such as sandpaper and tread grips. I began messing around with engine sealants, silicones, etc, and found something that was close, but still not quite right. I worked with 3M to find a solution, but the materials were still unable to provide the grip, comfort, and durability I was looking for.
Then, it happened: Monster Grips™
WHAT OTHER'S ARE SAYING
"Monster Grips provide exceptional grip and pick control even with moist hands. They have been very helpful to me in both live and rehearsal settings and I would recommend them to any guitar player who has trouble with pick control." - Zack, Guitarist for AFR
"As an instructor I find it imperative that a student learns to keep a loose grip on the pick. The Monster Grips allow guitarists of all skill levels to focus on playing light and articulate without worrying about the pick flying out of their hands. With the advantage of being usable on any pick-type the Monster Grip is sure to help a player develop or maintain a lighter technique." - Matt Quistorf, Instructor & Professional Musician
"I started out playing with my fingers, so switching to a pick was always difficult for me. Using monster grips helps to make the transition much easier when I need a harder or more percussive sound!" - JD, Guitarist
"I taught for nearly eight years. During that time, I had to teach hundreds of students how to hold a pick properly. If I had access to these grips back then, I’d have had a much easier time!" - Jess Merkel, Instructor
We are currently being reviewed by several blogs and magazines.
Below are the finished reviews:
Guitarz.Blogspot.com (The Original and Longest Running Guitar Blog)
Tone Report Daily News
MONSTER GRIPS™ STYLE!
Here is the T-Shirt you will be receiving should you opt for that reward level.
The photo below is a men's shirt, but you can just let us know if you need a women's T and what size.
Take Your Playing to the Next Level!
Matt Quistorf brings you 3 awesome videos that are sure to challenge your fingers!
Choose any of the 3, or get them ALL!
- Modal Sequence Patterns: Building Applied Technique
- Diatonic Approach: How Chords and Scales Relate
- Riff Writing: Using Modal Theory To Eliminate Guesswork
Check out the high quality sample clip below:
As shown in the video, we have prototyped it to fit and finish and even threw together a couple packages to see how it would look.
We have already lined up a manufacturer, printer, and packager, but that is where it ends as we need to raise the funds to meet the minimum requirements to take it to production.
Monster Grips™: I am excited to say that we landed a manufacturer that can handle very high volume, as well as low volume to an extent. If the volume is too low, the pieces will have to be assembled by hand. I have already done this on small scale, and it is not that bad. The material will be manufactured as a roll, and be die cut into 4x4 matrices, producing packs of 16 grips. After the die cut process, they simply get placed onto a printed backing and bagged.
We have still not officially acquired a mailer service, but self-tests have shown it can easily be mailed in a standard large letter envelope without damage. I have also tested bubble mailers and unpadded manilla envelopes. Either way, we have several options available for order fulfillment.
T-Shirts: I have worked out the fulfillment with the T-shirt distributor SPREADSHIRT. They are a very good supplier, and will send the shirt directly to you. The turnaround from them is 5-10 days plus shipping, so once we get your size and address sorted out, they will be in the mail in no time.
Video Lessons: The download link of the high quality lessons of your choice will be sent to the email address you provide.
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Monster Grips™ are a revolutionary guitar pick grip that is super grippy, non-sticky, and stays clean. Surprisingly durable, yet ultra-thin, it is extremely comfortable and is certain to enhance your playing experience.
Monster Grips™ amazing properties allow you to hold the pick even more lightly, producing even better articulation, while reducing fatigue.
Monster Grips™ are the perfect answer for drumsticks, effects pedals and equipment, woodwinds, brass instruments, and anything else your heart desires to give a non-slip grip.
Our happy little group is made up of Andrew Federico, Jr (Me), Chantel Federico (my wife), Novani Federico (our almost 2 year old boy who will happy to hear some day that I mentioned his name), and Matt Quistorf who was not only my guitar instructor, but also a good friend who helped make this possible.
The last few years were quite a trial, as I was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2011. Nevertheless, after a successful bone marrow transplant from an anonymous hero, I am loving every moment I share with my family, and getting stronger every day.
My heart goes out to everyone who has or does fight tirelessly against the horrendous battle of cancer. God bless you all.
Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
The product is very light and easy to ship, and we have several very viable options available for organized and timely delivery.
Since we have already lined up a manufacturer, printer, and packager, we are very confident that everything will run smoothly.
Throughout the process, we will keep you privy to status updates.
We understand that the fulfillment process is intimate as each of you will need specific size shirts and select videos. Let's work together to make this a great success!
You may also check out our website at www.monstergrips.com.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.