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Luxuriously rugged yet refined Premium Men’s Underwear; Sparking a revolution in American Manufacturing the old fashioned way.
5,578 backers pledged $291,493 to help bring this project to life.

We Made It - Shipping Begins Today!

Posted by Jake Bronstein (Creator)

This is it: Flint and Tinder Day 1. We made it! If you have a minute, check out the video attached.

Please know how deeply grateful we all are for the opportunity you've provided. 

5 months ago, there simply was not a viable American-made men's underwear option on the shelves we were looking at. Today though, shipping has begun on our first attempts at changing that forever! 

And again, we couldn't have gotten even this far (buying the equipment, learning to use it, and beginning the process of playing catch-up against factories who've been at it for years half-way around the globe) without your support. 

Having said that, it will take almost 3 weeks to pack and ship all 5,578 custom orders. 

Also, there simply is no feasible way to legally ship books of matches with the international orders (even for the domestic stuff, all orders have had to go out using ground services only)... so if you're in another country, your underwear will be sent without them.

Lastly, if you have a last minute address change, please let us know ASAP. Size and color changes are another story - because of the overwhelming volumes involved, we pretty much only produced what was requested - but know that whatever can be done, will be done.

My email as always is ... and for questions directly related to shipping, please contact Jess at Thanks!

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    1. Chris Stratford on

      By the way I am all the way in Australia and they made it here perfectly.
      I liked the customised postage satchel - nice touch.

    2. Chris Stratford on

      My 12 pack arrived today!
      Very comfortable - 10/10!

      Well done to the team!

    3. S. Gordon Bram on

      My three trunk briefs are amazingly comfortable and seem to be doing well after a couple washings.

      My only regret now was not having ordered more at the outset and not having opted for the undershirts too...

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      Todd Bault on

      I have not receive my order yet--any shipping into would be appreciated.

    5. Peter McAndrew on

      Jake: I would discourage posting customer information in a public forum like this

    6. Jake Bronstein 5-time creator on


      According to our records, your order went out on the 12th and looks to have been recieved at your Clayton MO address on the 22nd. You can see the tracking info here:… Is it possible someone else picked 'em up at your house? A loved one perhaps? Let us know via our address. Thanks!


      We're looking as something similar with you as well. According to FedEx the package was received yesterday:…


      Same deal:…

      FYI - Sorry for my delay in responding here, but we rarely check-in with the comments on this page. If anyone has anything they need help with, please be sure to use our address and we'll do our best to get it sorted ASAP. Thanks everyone for your support. We couldn't have gotten even this far without it but we've still got loads of work to do.

    7. BART RALL on

      have you mailed mine yet?

    8. Micheayl J Ross on

      We love the briefs. Going to order more, NOW!

    9. Johannes Heine on

      Loving these briefs. Great job!

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      Reallyreallypoor on

      Received my V neck and pair of trunk length boxers today!
      Great fit feel and function!!

      ready to buy more!!

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      Joe Gassenheimer on

      Still haven't received my 7 pairs yet.

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      Mario Bertacco on

      I am in California, ordered the 12 pack option, still haven't received.

    13. Jay C on

      Anyone from Canada get theirs yet? Still nothing here in Toronto.

    14. OrangeCrush on

      I got my 3 pairs last week and I am very happy with the results. I look forward to purchasing many more pairs down the road. That being said, I really wish you guys would update your color selection. I sent you a couple emails on this matter awhile back that gave you some examples of some colors I would love to see. I suggested you go and look at the heathered colors that has for some of its men's t-shirt lines. CK has started to make underwear in these types of colors and they sell out very fast. The colors you have chosen are just way too bold for me. Anyways, great job getting everything done! I am legitimately proud that I was a part of this campaign!

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      Jason Lancaster on

      Received mine in the mail last week. Wearing a pair today. Hope they hold up well and don't stretch too much!

    16. Patrick Foster on

      STILL WAITING!!!! I'm getting super anxious with everyone getting theres....

    17. Adam Teece on

      Wearing mine right now and they are pretty comfy. Glad I got them. We will see how they hold up with a few washes. The style is nice though and I will be seeing how they hold up with a 3 mile run too.

    18. Carlos Marchand on

      Wow! I just received today. So far so good. Going to the laundry first.... Quality looks great. I love the "Made in America" and everything related to. Very happy with my rewards. I love this project which now is a reality. All the best on this amazing initiative.
      Thanks very much!

    19. BonusPoints! on

      Wearing mine right now. They are amazing!!!!!!!!

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      Vernon R Miller on

      My Boxers arrived today. Good job, great quality just what a USA mfg can and should do. Will buy again.

    21. John Burns on

      I cannot wait for my package! I hope it arrives soon! Great job on this project and the creation of an American made product. I look forward to placing my next order.

    22. Jeremy Shorr on

      Mine still haven't arrived. Can't wait.

    23. Jim Brady on

      Simply. Amazing. Underwear.

      Wish I had ordered more... now have to pay full price to get fully stocked up.

      Great Job!

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      Palpitations on

      I thought I knew what nice underwear were before my package arrived today. I was wrong.

      The 95/5 supima/spandex feels great, the stitching appears to be high quality, the elastic looks like it might outlive me, and the cut on the trunk briefs is perfect.

      My only regret? Only picking up one pair during the Kickstarter. If you maintain this quality going forward, I don't see myself picking up underwear or t-shirts anywhere else. I already plan on ordering another 5 pairs of underwear, and if you add colored t-shirts you can expect another 5-10 orders from me there.

      Keep up the great work! Proud to support American manufacturing, and very glad to get such a high quality product in return!

    25. Ryan Emmons on

      Nevermind haha feel great and it was what i ordered

    26. Ryan Emmons on

      Didn't receive what I ordered. Kinda disappointed. Fit well, but with all the wait? best of luck but try to get better

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      Akash on

      My black short boxer briefs arrived today. Best fitting underwear of my life. Worth every dollar.

    28. Ronnie M on

      @Jake, Mariquel & Gaston - I wish there was some project where Flint and Tinder could collaborate with Hickies. I'm very excited about both projects.

    29. Mariquel & Gaston on

      I see the next american president here! We are glad we helped building this amazing company and help moving forward to a better future.

    30. Matt Lawson on

      I cant wait to get my under-roo's! Sky-Blue :-)

    31. mjc354 on

      These are the most comfortable damn pair of underpants I've ever worn. As soon as I put them on, I immediately regretted ordering only one pair. and not the 12-pack. Now I'm gonna have to order a bunch online and wait even longer for them to arrive =(

      On the plus side, I'm wearing the most comfortable damn pair of underpants I've ever worn, right now.

    32. robert rathmann on

      Hey Jake,

      Nice job. I'm proud of you. Bob (one of your favorite brother-in-laws)

    33. Jeron Richardson on

      I saw the video and just wet my I hope my new ones will be here soon! Congratz!

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      Jeff Gallagher on

      Great video... I have never been so excited to get a new pair of underwear!

    35. Wayne Nelson on

      Wooo hoo!!!! Congrats on the progress! I was juste jeust telling some new potential customers about Flint & Tinder today! Lookjing forward to great success Jake and Jess!

    36. Patrick Foster on

      Will we be getting shipment notifications?

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      bladewasp on

      Way to go! Keep up those high standards!

    38. Susan Eidbo on

      Jake and team,
      My son will enjoy the "men's basics", but it is your values of pride in work, commitment to quality and responsibility, creating American jobs in America, etc., that I appreciate and set you apart. You and these qualities are what we need in this nation right now. Thank you.

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      Tuco Valenzuela on

      The real question is...are you wearing the product right now? :) You missed an opportunity for a great modeling exhibition.

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      Curtis Richards on

      Out of curiosity, since I am super excited to get my new underwear, what is the plan for shipping order? Is it going to be by date of backing, alphabetical, top down (in pledge amount) or something else? Thanks again for actually doing something about a problem and having pride in the good old USA!!

    41. Doug and Cheri Sohn on

      Congratulations! You've reached an incredible milestone, and I agree with Carlos that the video is great, really reinforces your original mission statement. Not so sure about Jasonfive's Monty Python reference, tho...

    42. Jasonfive on

      They were forced to eat Robin's minstrels... and there was much rejoicing.

    43. Carlos Marchand on

      Congrats ! Thanks and bravo for your courage ! Also big thanks to all at F&T... to the awesome video update as well.

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      Willie Dalton on

      SO psyched for you guys, and the product! Huge respect all around!

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      Britt Miller on

      Very exciting.
      Here's your free plug to those who understand just how important this project is:

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      John Laudun on

      Nicely done. I don't care what anyone says: heartfelt always gets me.

    47. Brady Dahl on

      Congratulations Jake and Team! Looking forward to the end result and becoming a continuing customer!

    48. Glen Delossantos on


      I mean no offense, but you look and sound like you've aged quite a bit.

      Just know that your efforts go far beyond just making and running a simple business. You're supporting a movement, an ideal, that all of us share. A movement that's bigger than just one man, one team, one factory.

      This project of yours is a huge undertaking and while some of us have been impatient with you, it's out of excitement to see this project succeed. We are all hoping for the best.

      Congrats on day 1. You've done it.

    49. Peter McAndrew on

      If they don't come with matches I don't want them. Just kidding. It would be nice if you could at least send those of us overseas the matchbook covers, but I'd understand if that's impracticle.

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      Joel Townsend on

      Awesome news!! Cant wait! Thanks Jake for all the hard work and amazing effort you have put into these pieces of clothing all men need. :)