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Griz Coat is the original grizzly bear jacket. Wear it proudly and remember: It's not a costume. It's a lifestyle. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on April 24, 2012.

Griz Coat is the original grizzly bear jacket. Wear it proudly and remember: It's not a costume. It's a lifestyle.

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    1. Creator Stefaan Poortman on August 7, 2012

      Apologies for double posting. I bought my Griz Coat with the expectation of taking it to Burning Man. Any idea when the $250 backers will receive their coats? Thank you!

    2. Creator Glenn K Graham on July 30, 2012

      Hans; You should consider a child sized version Next...

      Like a "BooBoo" to go with Yogi Bear..

    3. Creator Mike on July 26, 2012

      Can we get an update on the $250 backers...its nearing the end of July, shipment was supposed to go out but I haven't received anything requesting a "ship to" address.

    4. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on July 24, 2012

      Good question about cleaning! I just posted a response in our project's FAQs in case anyone else is wondering the same thing.

    5. Creator See Wen Loong on July 24, 2012

      Hi there, wanna ask how to wash the coat ? Any special advise ?

    6. Creator Ryan on July 23, 2012

      Wore my coat to a baseball game last week and it was a massive hit. Not only did it keep me comfortable and warm in the chilly san francisco air but it was also very light weight/easy to manage. The quality of this coat is exceptional and the white foam under the head is not noticeable. It's a non-issue. Just ask the 30+ people I stopped and took pictures with at the baseball game. Not a single person had anything bad to say about the coat. Nothing but love for this product.

    7. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on July 22, 2012

      Brady - Thanks for the encouragement. No need to check the site everyday...we're definitely not that exciting! You'll get all of our updates by email when we have them. So sit tight; you'll be a Grizangster soon!

    8. Creator Brady on July 21, 2012

      Dear, people making my coat.

      So there is only a week and a half until the estimated delivery of the $250 level. I have been checking up on this site everyday since I became backer and there hasn't been an update for about two weeks. What's up? Sounds like the first production run wasn't as good as expected. You guys received over 29 grand for your 2.5 grand goal. Let's step it up.

      Sincerely, A very hopeful Grizangster

    9. Creator Wilhelm Svenselius on July 13, 2012

      Tried mine out today and it scared my cat sh#tless! :D I kind of agree about the white foam but my solution will probably just be to add some lining to it. Please share any other useful mods you come up with!

    10. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on July 13, 2012

      See Wen - Sorry you're not digging it. I'll connect with you directly to discuss some options.

    11. Creator See Wen Loong on July 13, 2012

      The White foam looks ugly and the cloth makes my skin feel itchy.. not worth $200 for such quality.

    12. Creator donny oneill on July 9, 2012

      for the second batch it would be cool if the inside of the griz coat had some stealth pockets!

    13. Creator jey47key on July 7, 2012

      i got mine today (France)!
      i agree with Derek about the white foam thing
      and with Daniel about the smell & sheds hair

    14. Creator Wilhelm Svenselius on July 7, 2012

      Hey - any updates on international orders? I'm a $200 backer but I didn't get mine yet. I understand int'l shipping takes longer, but a status update would be nice :)

    15. Creator Derek Eclavea on July 6, 2012

      Literally just got mine about 10 minutes ago. Looks great, although the one complaint I have is the color of the foam on the underside of the head. In the video it shows up as black/brownish, but here it's just bare white foam.

    16. Creator Daniel Taylor on July 6, 2012

      Here's my feedback... Overall about what I expected, the things I could see being improved:
      - The thing smells like chemicals and sheds hair everywhere when it comes out of the box (both are still true to a smaller degree, I honestly get a little dizzy)
      - The inside is rather scratchy if you're wearing it say with a short sleeve shirt, I'm probably going to put a lining in mine
      - The collar is strangely low

    17. Creator donny oneill on July 5, 2012

      i ordered one from the second batch 250$. I was wondering if you can try to make sure it gets here buy Aug 2nd because its my birthday and i have an event that day i would like to where it to. thanks.

    18. Creator Anthony Doss on July 5, 2012

      Any updates on when the $250 backers will begin to receive their emails?

    19. Creator Randi Meredith on July 2, 2012

      It's here! Hooray!

    20. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on June 27, 2012

      Michael - length of delivery time is pretty location-specific, but the we expect all $200 backers to have their coats by the end of next week.

    21. Creator Michael Irvin on June 26, 2012

      Any news on when these will ship? I'm so excited to receive mine, I feel like a kid at Christmas.

    22. Creator See Wen Loong on June 23, 2012

      Will the coat be shipping out next week ?

    23. Creator James McAlpine on June 12, 2012

      Any updates guys?

    24. Creator See Wen Loong on June 7, 2012

      Estimate time of delivery ? And any recent updates or pictures ?

    25. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on May 24, 2012

      Jake - good news is that our survey is OK, and better news is that you're still getting a t-shirt in addition to your coat! All reward tiers $25 and higher automatically get a t-shirt. Sorry for the confusion...the t-shirt note is kind of buried toward the end of the reward description.

    26. Creator Jake Bronstein on May 24, 2012

      Griz: I got the survey asking for t-shirt size, but I'm a $300 all white coat backer... just sayin'. Yesterday the project I'm hosting had survey issues too. Humm...

    27. Creator Baseballism LLC on May 23, 2012

      Heading to Vegas on June 7th. Be prepared for the Grizzle Dance. I'll try send some footage.

    28. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on May 21, 2012

      Not yet Michael. We may be sending out the survey later this week to collect addresses. Kickstarter recommends we send the survey out as close as possible to the shipment date, since it reduces the chance that a reward is misdelivered due to people moving to a new address.

    29. Creator Michael Irvin on May 21, 2012

      Has anyone received the address confirmation e-mail yet?

    30. Creator Derek Eclavea on May 15, 2012

      I plan on waring mine to LazyBear this year!

    31. Creator See Wen Loong on May 14, 2012

      How izit going ?

    32. Creator See Wen Loong on April 30, 2012

      Any updates ?

    33. Creator Brady on April 29, 2012

      My suggestions for the second batch of Griz Coats:
      Attach the head to the coat.
      Better claws.
      Make the head more realistic. (nose, ears, eyes)
      More teeth.
      Fur Sure

    34. Creator Glenn K Graham on April 21, 2012

      Someone needs to stalk Ted Nugent wearing a Griz coat !!

    35. Creator See Wen Loong on April 20, 2012

      Will the $200pledge backers get a photoshop portrait of you wearing a Griz Coat before we get the coat ?

    36. Creator NoahGenda on April 19, 2012

      Well, I can guarantee at least one of these will be spotted in the wild at Burning Man.

    37. Creator Baseballism LLC on April 18, 2012

      If I see a polar coat walking down the street I'm taking it down in my griz coat. That's how griz's roll. It's a life style.

    38. Creator See Wen Loong on April 18, 2012

      Do u have a picture of how the polar bear coat will look like ? Eg , drawing

    39. Creator solefald on April 15, 2012

      Hi Guys, awesome coat, I love it.
      Can you tell me what the shipping costs to Germany are?

    40. Creator Steven, Andrew and Ian on April 14, 2012

      im so excited to hibernate is this thing.

    41. Creator Max Robertson on April 13, 2012

      Dudes,

      I ripped you in my video, so now I am backing you!!!! Keep on keeping it real.....

      http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/caliberwatch/caliber-watch-company-project-orca-dive-watch

    42. Creator Baseballism LLC on April 13, 2012

      I don't now why I bought this, but I had to. Can't wait for the first Grizzly Convention.

    43. Creator Minh Vo on April 9, 2012

      How will we wash the coat, is it dry clean only? Also, I'm 5'5, I assume this won't be a problem (the tail ends won't be dragging on the floor?)

    44. Creator Wilhelm Svenselius on April 9, 2012

      Hey! I already pledged $200 for my own Griz coat, but can you estimate what the shipping cost to Sweden will be? Can't wait to scare the shit out of our regular boring Swedish bears...

    45. Creator Glenn K Graham on April 7, 2012

      Can't wait to get mine & wear it to the Zoo ;)

    46. Creator Chris H on April 6, 2012

      Thanks a bunch! Can't wait

    47. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on April 6, 2012

      Both good questions, Chris. The hood/head will be attached to the coat with dark brown leather lace (not visible on the exterior of the coat). As for the interior, there is no lining. Thanks!

    48. Creator Chris H on April 6, 2012

      How is the head attached to the rest of the coat? Also wondering what the interior is fur lined too? Thanks!

    49. Creator Dan Vohasek on April 5, 2012

      Pledged my 200 Bucks before i even read anything else... Wife is more excited than I am... errr... i mean wait, no...

    50. Creator Buffoonery Factory LLC on April 5, 2012

      Minh, sizing for this project will be one size fits all. We tested the product on adults ranging from 5' 6" to 6' 3", and the coat fit quite well. Cheers!

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