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Small utilitarian hair clip. Raptor claw tip, serrated edge, wire-stripper, screwdriver, & more. Concealable. Safe on hair. TSA tested.
★★★★★  Revolutionizing the hair clip. Utilitarian raptor claw tip, serrated edge, wire-stripper, screwdriver, & more. Concealable. Safe on hair. TSA tested.
★★★★★  Revolutionizing the hair clip. Utilitarian raptor claw tip, serrated edge, wire-stripper, screwdriver, & more. Concealable. Safe on hair. TSA tested.
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Tacticlip® being used in conjunction with a flint
Tacticlip® being used in conjunction with a flint

 "Improve, overcome and adapt."

     - Sgt, Q. US Marine, Special Forces Sergeant / Close Quarters Combat (CQC) Instructor & Founder of Qmissions

     This inspired our desire to create Tacticlip® - It is the only everyday carry (EDC) multi-tool that you will forget... until you need it. 

Stripping wire using the Tacticlip® multi-tool hair clip
Stripping wire using the Tacticlip® multi-tool hair clip

     Comfortable, concealable, & quickly deployable. Our patent pending design takes the cheap 'multi-tool' hair clips and integrates a raptor-claw-style point, full-length serrated edge, file, wick holder, wire stripper, mini-screwdriver, and ruler.      

Tacticlip® has a versatile raptor claw tip
Tacticlip® has a versatile raptor claw tip

This hair clip is for anyone who values that extra level of minimalist preparedness. Our Tacticlip® doesn't rely on pockets, purses, wallets, or tool belts.  

Tacticlip® is the only hair clip designed for tough field work
Tacticlip® is the only hair clip designed for tough field work

SPECS

Official specs: 

  • Hair clip
  • Raptor Claw point tip
  • Serrated Edge (does not cut hair)
  • 2x Rulers (inches & metric)
  • Wick Holder
  • Mini-Screwdriver
  • Wire stripper

Nonofficial uses, as shared by our field testers: 

  • Flint blade
  • Saws through zip ties
  • Zip tie lock pick
  • Money clip
  • Non-sliding bookmark
  • Chip-clip
  • Pressure point kubotan
  • Fidget toy 
  • Tiddlywinks drinking game

...and many more uses. For example one field tester (and older bloke in his late 50s) actually magnetized his Tacticlip® to float on water using the surface tension. This effectively turned it into a compass. We were impressed with his innovativeness. 

Tacticlip® is well-loved by ultra-light backpackers and minimalist adventurers.
Tacticlip® is well-loved by ultra-light backpackers and minimalist adventurers.

Dimensions  

  • UltraLight Weight:  3 grams 
  • Length: 2 inches
  • Thickness: 1mm 
  • Serrated Teeth: 17
  • Serrated Teeth Style: Shark tooth
  • Materials: Spring Steel
  • Color: Black - Finish will wear depending on intensity of use

Minimalism | Functionality | Versatility

Press kit with high resolution images
Press kit with high resolution images

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Risks and challenges

1. Our main challenge we foresee is design protection; we recognize there are cheap "multi-tool hair clips" out there, but none of them have our original, patent pending design and practical additions that we have integrated into the Tacticlip®. We are hoping our fans will stand behind our original design, and love Tacticlip® as much as we do.

2. Scams; we've been burned on Kickstarter before and we hope our backers will see that we're real, down-to-earth people with a genuine, original design, just trying to improve the world one hair clip at a time. We always deliver.

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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    FIRST MOVER: 1 Tacticlip, Multitool

    IF this goal is maxed out (199 backers), every fan who pledges "FIRST MOVER" will get a bonus of three (3) additional Tacticlips.

    So yes, that's four (4) total Tacticlips rewarded to each "FIRST MOVER," if this reward is filled up and all 199 backers commit.

    It's the least we could do to thank all 199 of you.

    Includes:
    • Tacticlip® - Multi-tool snap hair clip(s)
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    24 HOUR REWARD: BATMAN DAY, 4 Tacticlips

    You get 4 Tacticlips (1 package) plus FREE Shipping (USA).

    24 HOUR FLASH REWARD: To celebrate Batman Day (Sept 15), you are granted limited access to 4 Tacticlips for only $11 + FREE USA shipping.

    LIMITED TIME: At midnight (PST) on 9/15, this reward will stop being available. The Dark Knight is busy.

    LIMITED GEOGRAPHY: This reward is exclusive to shipping to domestic US addresses only. After all Batman operates in Gotham City, which we can rationally assume is Detroit for various reasons unrelated to crime rates.

    Tacticlips are insanely useful gadgets that The Caped Crusader himself would keep in his tool belt. Secure your multitool hair clip before Wonder Woman grabs them all.

    BONUS: Every time someone claims this reward, we will scream, "WHERE IS THE DETONATOR?!"

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    24 HOUR REWARD: Hunting & Fishing Day

    You get 4 Tacticlips (1 package) plus FREE Shipping (USA).

    24 HOUR FLASH REWARD: To celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day (Sept 22), we are granting our outdoor adventurers short-term access to 4 Tacticlips for only $12 + FREE USA shipping.

    LIMITED TIME: At midnight (PST) on 9/22, this reward will stop being available.

    LIMITED GEOGRAPHY: This reward is exclusive to shipping to domestic US addresses only. Besides I think National Hunting & Fishing Day is in the USA only anyway, which honestly I don't know because I've never heard of it before. But it's a reason to celebrate on the weekend, and you all have been pretty cool so far... So let's have an excuse to do something fun.

    Enjoy your Tacticlips among the outdoors and woodlands, dear adventurers.

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    SURVIVALIST: 4 Tacticlip multitool clips

    Four (4) Tacticlips® guaranteed.

    Your Tacticlips® will be packaged in legit retail display card packaging, 4 hair clips in each package.

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    FINAL HOURS FLASH SALE: 4 Tacticlips

    Reward & bonuses for USA only. For international shipping, please select any other reward.

    - FREE shipping to all 50 states
    - FREE Tacticlip® sticker
    - FREE Bonus Tacticlip® (1) when you publicly share on social media. Note: You must send us a personal message on Kickstarter before our project ends, or we won't know to include this bonus with your reward. We want to make sure you're hooked up for being our advocate.

    What you'll get: Free shipping (USA) for Four (4) Tacticlips®, Tacticlip® sticker, and (potentially) an additional bonus (1) Tacticlip®.

    Your 4 Tacticlips® will be packaged in legit retail display card packaging, 4 hair clips per package.

    Thank you for being a special part of our dream to revolutionize the common hair clip.

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    • Four (4) Tacticlips® in cool retail packaging
    • Tacticlip® Sticker
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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    FORCE MULTIPLIER: 8 Tacticlip multitools

    Eight (8) Tacticlips® guaranteed - Plenty of backups for those who are always misplacing hair clips. You know who you are.

    Although 'misplace' could be challenged; we theorize most women lay claim to their territory by means of leaving hair clips laying about.

    Your Tacticlips® will be packaged in legit retail display card packaging, 4 hair clips in each package.

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    SHOCK/AWE: 10 Tacticlip Packages; 40 qty

    10 packages x 4 per package = 40 total Tacticlips®

    Be ready with some outstanding gifts for Christmas.
    Or perfect for creative bosses who are looking for practical gifts.
    Or for the small shopkeeper who wonders if customers would like these unique hair clip multi-tools. Why not have a small display to see how they sell?

    Delivered in time for Christmas, Dec 25.

    Your Tacticlips® will be packaged in sophisticated retail display card packaging, 4 hair clips in each package.

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Funding period

- (55 days)