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      Creator Jim Longley on March 19

      Mine too, Braz, one separated and one is getting ready to.

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      Creator Braz Brandt on March 13

      Have loved my HAND stylus since I got it, but it's starting to fall apart - the gnarled finger grip part has separated from the rest of the barrel.

      I've tried a couple of different glues to keep it secure, but they just don't seem to work. Steve, is there some recommended adhesives to use with the stylus, to keep the parts together? No matter what I use, the force of using the retractor will force my favorite stylus apart.

      Help?

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      Creator Steve King on November 26

      Frank, you can order a Six-Pack of new tips at our website: www.handstylus.com If the new tips don't work better for you than the original tip, then we'll gladly send you a refund.

      Regards, Steve King

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      Creator Frank Pinkston on November 26

      How can I get some of the new tips? I find the original tips require lots of pressure and I hope the new tips work better.

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      Creator Steve King on November 25

      Dear Pedro, We will send another order. Sometimes the mail doesn't deliver. So sorry,
      Christine
      info@handstylus.com

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      Creator Steve King on November 25

      Hello Sunny, We will send you a sample of our newest tip. I hope this version will work out better.
      Christine
      info@handstylus.com

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      Creator Sunny Kapoor on September 5, 2013

      After using this for one year, the stylus build is excellent but those tips are horrendous. I go through one tip in 2 days worth of class.

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      Creator Pedro Mesquita on August 10, 2013

      I still have not got mine. Are you still shipping?

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      Creator David Scarlett on June 28, 2013

      Thank you Steve.

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      Creator Steve King on June 25, 2013

      Hello Josh, Lee, David and Bianca
      I am sorry I haven't checked here lately. I'll take care of these problems.
      Watch your mailboxes.
      Thank you for your pledges and getting us going. Christine, info@handstylus.com

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      Creator Bianca on June 15, 2013

      Hi Steve,
      I've pledged for 4 hand stylus, the tips of the stylus arrived shredded. I've ordered a box of extra six-pack of replacement tips from your website later for my 4 stylus, and again they are now shredded (although this time they lasted a few months). My whole family love the design of the stylus but are a bit disappointed on the tips.

      We really love the stylus, but at this point I'm not really willing to purchase another six-pack replacement tips again, any chance you can send me some replacement tips?

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      Creator David Scarlett on June 7, 2013

      Was one of the first to receive my stylus. I used it everyday and then it came apart where it was glued. :-(. Only lasted a few weeks after putting back together.

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      Creator Lee Keenan on June 7, 2013

      The body of my stylus came apart on the first use, I glue it, thats fine. But after two weeks of use the rubber tip shredded apart. Any way I could get a new tip? I want to love this, it had a great feel the few times I used it with Paper app on ipad.

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      Creator Josh Robinson on June 6, 2013

      I'm having the same problem as Irene and Jerry

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      Creator Steve King on May 17, 2013

      Hi Irene,

      I'll send you new tips... we have been working on them.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Steve King on May 17, 2013

      Jerry, sending you new tips!
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Steve King on May 17, 2013

      Ty, I am sending a replacement. The very early production sometimes were faulty, we now
      screw and glue..hope this new one will get us back to the "loved the stylus" reaction.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Steve King on May 17, 2013

      Hello, our emails requesting your address must of ending up in your spam folder.
      Thanks for writing... We will ship tomorrow.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Jeff McNabb on May 7, 2013

      Hi Christine,
      I understand the many delays the Hand stylus has had- I just want to be sure that I'm still on your list, as I have as yet never received a stylus. Can you check my status by email address? And can you send me an Email to let me k ow that I'm still on the list to ship when there are more supplies in?
      Here is my email address:
      NEVEMBER@gmail.com
      Thank you for your dedication.
      Sincerely,
      Jeff McNabb

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      Creator Ty Derry on May 5, 2013

      Loved my stylus. Repaired my stylus. Gave up on my stylus. Threw my stylus pieces in a drawer.

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      Creator Jerry on May 4, 2013

      Like what Irene says, I just got an iPad mini a month ago and attempted to try without the protector as I had an iPAD before with a protector and it didn't work. As I believe its too soft the tips, tried another cheap stylus and it works fine. When I put the Invisible shield on the iPAD mini it still didn't work (can't draw worth nothing) but the cheap stylus I got for 10 bucks works ok (but not extremely fine)?

      If you make new tips let me know as I would like to try again as this Hand Stylus is very comfortable. It makes nice lines while I draw but tips are too soft that I would get lines that are dotted.

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      Creator Irene Lezak on May 2, 2013

      Hi Steve,
      I made my pledge to Hand Stylus on 05/24/2012. I received my stylus in a timely manner. Between pledging and funding there were comments and replies that said that the stylus might not work with screen protectors. Since I had protectors on my 2 iPod Touchs, I was not surprised that the stylus was not successful.
      I now have an iPad & a Mini without protectors. The stylus still does not work. The tips are too soft. When I pledeged I included the addional monies for the tin of six replacement tips. I have tried each of these without success. I have a Bamboo stylus that works on my iPads & Touches. However the Hand Stylus is a better design.
      If the tips have been improved, I would like to get replacements and try the stylus again. Your reply would be appreciated.
      Thanks, Irene

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      Creator Steve King on April 30, 2013

      Hi Rusty, We are working on a new tip... it is suppose to solve the problems.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Rusty on April 17, 2013

      I have really tried to like the Hand Stylus..... I really have. Everything about it is good (once I superglued it back together) except the tip. It just doesn't work well. Too soft and requires too much pressure. So I kept looking, and found the perfect stylus.... it's the Brookstone "Executive Tablet Pen" available at Staples. It has a large fixed tip and a small tip (same size as the Hand) that retracts with a twist of the barrel. Comes with a spare of each size, all for $20. It is also made in China but has a remarkably refined design, with a matte black and chrome finish. It looks more like a fine writing instrument than a stylus. If you just haven't been able to get past the "functionality" of the Hand stylus, give the Brookstone a try. Steve, you might want to check this out. Develop a tip that works this well, and I'll be a happy Hand customer. (I am an engineer, so your design aesthetics are more appealing to me)

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      Creator Steve King on April 17, 2013

      Hello Augusto,

      So sorry you haven't received your stylus + yet. Please send us your new address and we will send it priority mail. Please write to info@handstylus.com and we will send the next business day.
      Thank you for writing. Christine for Hand

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      Creator Augusto Henrique Hentz on April 12, 2013

      Hi. I still haven't received my stylus, and there is a little complication: I changed my address. How can we work this out?

      Thanks in advance.

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      Creator Scott on April 9, 2013

      Received the replacement and it works like a charm!! Thanks so much!!

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      Creator Steve King on March 27, 2013

      Hi Scott, The tip failing might be the shaft that holds the on the tip. I will send a replacement.
      Sometimes the air holes gets blocked and the tip becomes flat. There is an air hole on the bottom of the gold plated shaft and one on the side. If you unscrew that bottom element that is sort of pie shaped you can
      see what I am talking about better. I am so sorry I missed your earlier e-mail. Christine for Hand

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      Creator Scott on March 27, 2013

      Steve,

      Love the product, love the idea...mine just doesn't work well AT ALL. :( The tip caves in on use which leads to no writing. I have tried the set if tips that I bought with it and same result. I requested a fresh set as I saw that this was an issue for some of the backers but no one has ever written me back or attempted to provide relief. Help please!

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      Creator Xardion on March 26, 2013

      Steve, has anyone told you that you and anyone working with you on this are awesome? Because you are.

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      Creator Steve King on March 24, 2013

      HEllo Bryan, We have your address in Windsor. We shipped on 3-21-13, it takes a while to reach you.
      International shipments take 1-3 weeks. Sorry you have to wait for the mail.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Bryan Skene on March 22, 2013

      Hello Steve, do you need my address to send the new stylus to me?

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      Creator Xardion on March 20, 2013

      Aside from the detached collar (for the most part it holds itself together) it's actually been a really good stylus.

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      Creator Galen Rosenberg on March 20, 2013

      Wow, surprised to see people still posting here!
      Anyway, a positive report - after 5 months my HAND stylus has held up! I did have to resort to a dab of super glue gel after the third time I sent it through the dryer (I REALLY need to start cleaning out my pockets) but I can't fault the manufacturer for that & the mechanism itself and all of the innards survived just fine. Still using it all the time, still on the original tip. I've found two places it is extremely useful - signing things in Adobe or Autograph and working with Photoshop Touch.
      Cool to see that the production has evolved to eliminate that. Steve, I'm still digging your product!

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      Creator Bryan Skene on March 19, 2013

      Thanks it's much appreciated. I found while drawing with it, it was fantastic. As an artist I could really appreciate the precision of my lines with the smaller tip.

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      Creator Steve King on March 19, 2013

      Bryan, we now thread and glue the collar to the barrel to eliminate the problem you experienced. Fortunately, this is only happening to a very small percentage of Hand Styluses, and with our new production procedures we've pretty much eliminated this issue. We'll be sending you a replacement stylus free of charge... sorry for the inconvenience. Regards, Steve King

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      Creator Bryan Skene on March 19, 2013

      Mine no longer closes. It pops open and smacks against my screen...... Threads would be a big help in a stylus that screws together.

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      Creator Joe Robertson on March 15, 2013

      Sad to say this stylus is the worst I have used and is completely useless. I wonder what % of Kickstarter products are of any quality? For me less than 50%.

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      Creator Steve King on March 13, 2013

      Hey Joe,
      Another stylus is on the way to you. Please give it a try.
      Christine
      Hand

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      Creator Joe Wilmoth Jr. on March 13, 2013

      Mine fell apart when I opened it. Trash! I cannot believe how horrible this thing was.

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      Creator Steve King on March 11, 2013

      JIm
      No need to send the old ones back.

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      Creator Jim Longley on March 8, 2013

      Got the new ones, they seem a little sturdier, but time will tell. Of course they are the wrong color, but apparently HAND doesn't have any record of who got what, or of email addresses, or much of anything.

      Do you want the old ones back?

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      Creator Bill Kim on March 3, 2013

      Got mine now, thanks! It's taking a bit to get used to the feel but I like it so far.

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      Creator Jim Longley on February 23, 2013

      Per your previous instruction, sent the email below to you on February 13th, did you not receive it?

      My styluses are orange and engraved with my name, Jim Longley.

      I cannot provide a picture as I have glued them both back together using JB Weld.

      Although the Kickstarter project has ended, people are still making comments there, it would only take a little time to check in once in a while, especially with people posting negative comments where the public can see them, and it should be pointed out that I have sent emails to your "Contact Me" link and this addy, with no answers from either.

      Jim Longley

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      Creator Incredible Ink on February 21, 2013

      Like Dave Astolfo's stylus, mine came apart after the second day of light use. I didn't drop it, put anything on top of it or do anything else that would cause any dame. It just fell apart while I was using it.

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      Creator Steve King on February 7, 2013

      Dear Frank, Did you say you returned the stylus? We have gone thru all returns. Maybe we are just
      crossing paths. If any problems, please write me at info@handstylus.com and we will take care of
      any problems. Thank you, Christine

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      Creator Steve King on February 7, 2013

      Hello Adrian and Jim Longley,, please write me at info@handstylus.com with your current address and color stylus to
      replace. It is not suppose to do that. Please send a snapshot so I can share that with the factory.

      I don't look here often, because we shipped all Kickstarter pledges months ago. I answer emails at the
      info and steve @handstylus. Sorry to delay your answers. Christine

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      Creator Adrian Morgan on February 6, 2013

      Hi Steve, I have used the hand stylus for a short time, but now the tip won't come out of the pun. if i push the top button it seems to just nudge out like a scared turtle. What should i do?

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      Creator Jim Longley on February 5, 2013

      Both of my styli have come apart now, the second one while I was actually pointing it at the screen. I think the only reason my screen wasn't damaged was the screen protector in place. I know I could glue it, but I shouldn't have to this early in its life, is there a quality control problem? One of mine is unusable because it will not stay together and the other pops apart at random times.

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      Creator Frank M. Hoyer on February 4, 2013

      Hi, my handstylus return to you because I was in Holiday.
      Can you help me?

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