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+A reusable device that opens the packaging on bandage strips.
+Rinseable with alchohol or soapy water.
+A reusable device that opens the packaging on bandage strips.
+Rinseable with alchohol or soapy water.
+A reusable device that opens the packaging on bandage strips. +Rinseable with alchohol or soapy water.
24 backers pledged $361 to help bring this project to life.

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Stripop - Splits Bandages Open

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What is a prototype?

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Stripop splits open bandage strips!
Stripop splits open bandage strips!

 

Opens big ones too!
Opens big ones too!

 

And trash bags!
And trash bags!

 

With gloves on!
With gloves on!

 

Nitrile gloves
Nitrile gloves

 

Sanitizable with alcohol or soapy water.
Sanitizable with alcohol or soapy water.

Rinse with alcohol or water, and then shake dry. Rinsing will sanitize; and renew stickiness.

 30 in 3 - I open 30 bandages in 3 minutes:

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 Me describing the device:

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One Hand Helper Base:

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100% Recyclable
100% Recyclable

Who doesn't love a good environment?

 

Get a three fer!
Get a three fer!

 

The bee's knees
The bee's knees

For a $10 donation you will receive three Stripops; shipped to the address of your choice. 

Or you can opt in to our backer garden.

For a $20 donation you will receive three Stripops; mailed to the address of your choice, and your choice of:

- 1 pack of pollinator mix

- or 3 lilies

- planted on your behalf, and fed throughout the summer. You will also be provided with pictures; which will be posted to my Facebook page, and emailed to you if you choose; of the garden's progress.

P.S. - You are welcome to stop by the garden, which will be located in the Cordova Civic Center Park. Feel free to bring your disc golf discs!

The plan:

-Remove unnecessary brush

-Plant lilies along the bank

-Plant a pollinator mix between the lilies and the grass

- Clear out and seed for a larger grassy area

These are what I can currently offer for your donation. That plus a heaping well wishing from a grateful inventor; me.

Along with the feeling that you have helped me to get closer to releasing my next product.

   

Our first stretch goal! ($624)
Our first stretch goal! ($624)

 $624 will unlock our first stretch goal.

-When this happens we will be able to aquire materials in bulk and each have our own choice of: 1 extra Stripop, or 1 pack of pollinator mix planted in the backer garden.

The exact dollar amount can change with international shipping orders; because shipping is included in the kickstarter goal, and the postal service varies international shipping charges by country.

(Manufacturers order: coming soon)

 

 

 

 

Media Kit
Media Kit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find out more about me by reading my story below, or by clicking the following links:

My website:

www.jacobleedowney.com
www.jacobleedowney.com

 

My Facebook page (This is where I post more frequent and detailed updates; relative to our quest):

 

My YouTube page:

 

My Edison Nation page:  

Read my comments on Edison Nation
Read my comments on Edison Nation

 

   MY STORY: 

Thinkmotron activated; gestated in my prototypery slash basement utility room; I was pondering ways to help the world via inventing.

Today’s topic? Health care.

“Hmm. Hrrm. What do lots of people use?”; I asked myself.

"Oh, by Jove, I've got it! Bandages!"

So I gathered up what I thought to be a simple construct, and began constructing.

“Bingo! That aught’a work, eh!?”

Sure did...once...sigh... Even worse was that I had gone through the entire procedure of making, using, video recording, and reviewing the device before I noticed the problem.

“Argh! Sigh...Hmm, let’s regroup.” I thought.

I’ve hit barriers before, only to overcome them in a most victorious manner. So, with a dose of confidence, a pip of vigor, and a grain salt;

I reminded myself;

“A small seed can grow into a big tree if planted in the right soil. So, there’s no need to give up now!”

Prototype after prototype...after prototype. Leap after bound I broke down my brick walls until...“ahAA! It works!"

Oh, how I love solving problems.

Finally ready to share the device with the world; I needed a plan to get it to the ones who want it.

That's what brings me to Kickstarter. Where I'm able to offer 3 for $10 to anyone who is a fan of opening bandages.

Thank you for taking interest in my story.

And please visit me at my website: www.jacobleedowney.com

And I've created a Stripop shirt on Zazzle.com

The style and product type car be changed a from zazzle.com

Check out the other shirts from my neeto collection:

 https://www.zazzle.com/jdowney9000/products

 

Risks and challenges

I don't like risks.

So I have eliminated them.

I've setup to manufacture the devices in my shop. But if I receive enough orders I will find a larger manufacturer to help fulfill the orders.

And if I receive enough to unlock my biggest stretch goal, then we will be funding a manufacturing facility, and creating jobs.

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    Three bandage openers shipped to the address of your choice.

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    Beauty for the Bridge

    Three Stripops shipped to the address of your choice; along with your choice of 1 pack of pollinator mix, or 3 lilies added to the Backer garden; to be located in the Cordova Civic Center Park and Disc Park.

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    Artist or Bulk buyer. Create a collage out of a whole bunch of stripops. Or buy in bulk and use at your will. Yes, One hundred bandage openers shipped to the address of your choice.

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- (45 days)