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TRAKLINE >> the best belt you'll ever own

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                    THE BEST BELT YOU'LL EVER OWN.  HERE'S WHY... 

1. PERFECT FIT:
 In this ever-changing world, you need a belt that adapts with you, every 1/4 inch of the way. Trakline belts conform to your exact waist size, every time you put it on.

2. ADJUSTABILITY:  It's true, Trakline belts are 8X's more adjustable than traditional belts. That's because they offer over 40 sizing positions to choose from. Traditional belts have only 5.

3. NO HOLES:  That's right.  No more worn-out, stretched-out, augmented, poor-fitting belt holes to deal with. Instead a modern, hidden trak system that lasts longer and conforms to your precise waist size. 

4. QUALITY:  We only make products that we want to wear >> and we like quality stuff. The buckles are high-grade alloy and the belts are full-grain leather (best available leather).

5. GUARANTEE:  If you don't love your belt, just return it within 30 days and we'll refund your money. Why are we doing this ? Because 99% of folks love their belts - they tell us so. So we're confident you will too.

                                        THE BELT OF THE FUTURE VIDEO
                               
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"Intrepid" nickel buckle [standard width 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Intrepid" nickel buckle [standard width 3.5 cm / 1.4"]

SO HOW'S IT WORK ?   Trakline belts lock firmly at your exact waist size - every time you put it on. To remove or adjust, pull the small tab under the buckle. It's that simple. Not only do Trakline belts fit a lot better than traditional belts, but they're easier to take on and off, and no belt holes to wear out. Watch the video and see for yourself - because seeing is believing... 

OUR STORY  About two years ago my wife bought me an expensive, designer belt for my birthday. She wanted to upgrade my wardrobe. Unfortunately for me, the belt holes didn't line up with my waist size that day.  So I did what a lot of guys have done, I added a couple holes.  But in the process >> I ruined the belt.  Needless to say, my wife was not happy

"Eclipse" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Eclipse" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]

INSPIRATION   I learned 2 simple lessons that day.  First, never puncture any gift from your wife and second >>  belt holes don't work all that well. Not much of a surprise, considering they were introduced during the "Dark Ages" (1,000+ years ago) and haven't changed much since. 

Consider that as you work, walk, eat, sleep, play - your waist fluctuates. Unfortunately, traditional belts only offer a few 1 inch spaced holes. Who's waist fluctuates 1 inch at a time?  Not mine, and I doubt yours does either. So I made it my mission to find a better fitting belt with style. But when I scoured the marketplace for a product that could adapt to my ever-changing waist size AND look good doing it... I came up empty. That's when I got inspired to create a whole new kind of belt.

"Intrepid" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Intrepid" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]

WHAT'S THE SECRET ?  Using a clever, hidden trak system, and our spring-loaded, patent-pending buckles, Trakline belts offer you 40+ sizing positions in 1/4" increments. A regular belt has just 5. Sorry old belt.

                     visit us online at http://www.KoreEssentials.com 

TRAKLINE 2.0  Last summer we launched our first line of Trakline belts right here on Kickstarter and were fortunate enough to attract over 4,000 generous backers who believed in us and the product ! So why are we back again? Simple. To launch Trakline 2.0.  We took your suggestions and comments, and created a NEW, IMPROVED line of STANDARD Style buckles and belts (3.5 cm / 1.4") - AND - new line of SLIM Style buckles and belts (2.5 cm / 1" belts). To do all this we need your support to fund our first production run and get them into stores. 

             >> INTRODUCING OUR NEW TRAKLINE 2.0 BUCKLES << 

Buckles are high-grade alloy / belts are full-grain leather (highest available grade of leather) and come in your choice of black, medium brown and white.

                      Shop online at http://www.KoreEssentials.com

"Eclipse"  gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Eclipse" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Eclipse" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Eclipse" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Intrepid" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Intrepid" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Intrepid" nickel  [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Intrepid" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Endeavor"  gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Endeavor" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Endeavor" nickel  [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Endeavor" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Epic" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Epic" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Epic" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Epic" nickel [standard 3.5 cm / 1/.4"]
"Imagine" gold  [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Imagine" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Imagine" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Imagine" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inception" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inception" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inception" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inception" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Indigo" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Indigo" gold [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Indigo" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Indigo" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]

THE BOTTOM LINE   Anyone who's ever worn a belt knows - belt holes stretch-out, wear-out, need supplementing and rarely seem to fit right. In this age of technology >> don't you think you deserve a belt that not only looks great, but fits great too - every time you put it on ? >> We think so.

Gunmetal Buckles [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
Gunmetal Buckles [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]

WHAT ABOUT QUALITY ?  In a world where the word "quality" is tossed around like a cheap suit - this is "authentic" quality. That means we manufacture Trakline belts using the best available materials. Our buckles are constructed using high-grade metal alloys and our belts with full-grain leather. Full-grain is the best leather available.

                     visit us online at http://www.KoreEssentials.com

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE   Last summer we shipped over 4,000 Trakline belts worldwide to our 1st Kickstarter campaign backers. The response was overwhelmingly positive > People loved the belts ! specifically the fit and the quality. So we feel like we can say with confidence >> this is the best belt you'll ever own and you're going to love it. But don't just take our word for it >> read the customer reviews - http://koreessentials.com

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT   We're ready to take our Trakline belts to the next level, with improved functionality, more buckle designs and more belt choices, but we need your support to do it. Specifically, we need the funds to pay for our first production run.  With this we'll be able to get our belts into the marketplace. 

BACKER REWARDS  In return for your support, we want you to be one of the first to own one (or more) of our new line of Trakline 2.0 belts ! Check out the Rewards column for the styles and backer pricing. In addition, We're offering FREE SHIPPING to all U.S.A. orders and just $15 for International destinations outside the U.S. 

Closet Hanger (works with standard & slim style buckles)
Closet Hanger (works with standard & slim style buckles)

BUCKLE & BELT DETAILS  Our 4 standard style belts are approx. 3.5 cm (1.4") wide and fit all jeans and most slacks. The slim style belts are approx. 2.5 cm (1") wide and fit ALL jeans, pants & dress slacks. See the photos for the buckle style names before backing. All of our belts fit waist sizes from 24" up to 44" (118 cm).  We will have larger sizes available on our website in the near future at http://www.KoreEssentials.com. 

PERFECT FIT   On the back of each belt we printed waist size marking to show you precisely where to trim your belt (with scissors). The trimmed end then snaps securely and easily into the buckle receptacle. The purpose for trimming, is to get your belt length within your "waist range", then the trak system can create your perfect fit every day, no matter what your waist size is.

                       visit us online at http://www.KoreEssentials.com

THE TEAM:   Steve > Manufacturing & Quality Control.  MaxProduct & Web Design.   Karl > Sales & Marketing  The three of us have been good friends and business associates for over 10 years. For the past 12 years Steve has overseen the manufacturing of a wide variety of high-quality apparel and accessories products. Max on the other hand, is an all-around talented designer, who's been crucial in creating our product designs, drawings and the website. My background has been in business management and sales. Over the past 20 years, I've successfully launched, grown, managed and sold several companies. Together, the three of us make a great team.

"Imagine" gold  [slim width 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Imagine" gold [slim width 2.5 cm / 1"]

PRODUCTION PLAN  Once we complete the Kickstarter campaign we will immediately commence production. Based on the factories estimate, the manufacturing process should take approximately 30 days to complete. To save money, we're making the belts at a responsible overseas factory that we've employed before with great success. Once the production is completed, we will ship the belts to our warehouse in San Diego, California, and then repackage individual orders to ship out to backers within about 2 weeks. It's that simple and that's how we did it before with success.

"Endeavor" gunmetal [3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Endeavor" gunmetal [3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Endeavor" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Endeavor" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Imagine" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Imagine" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]

Trakline's unique buckles & accessories are Patent Pending. Trakline belts are manufactured by Kore Essentials, Inc. (our company). Trakline is a registered U.S. trademark.

What a few popular blogs & media outlets said about us:

"Trakline banished the meager five, 1"-spaced holes of traditional belts from their full-grain leather strips, and replaced them with a secure Trak system boasting 40 sizing positions at 1/4" increments. The result: a perfect fit at my precise waist size, whether it's Liquid Diet Monday or Chicken & Waffles Saturday." - Dude I Want That.com !

"What we love about Trakline belts is that each belt fits to your exact waist size, every time you put it on. So if you are having a fat day, there is no need to punch an extra hole to give you a little more breathing space, just pop on a Trakline belt and fit it to your exact waist size." - ShoppersBase.com

"Never again worry about being between belt holes. Trakline Belts are on Kickstarter, reinventing the wheel for men’s belts. They fit your exact waist size every time with over 40 positions!" - The Crowdfund Mafia

"Endeavor" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Endeavor" gunmetal [standard 3.5 cm / 1.4"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]
"Inspire" nickel [slim 2.5 cm / 1"]

 THANKS FOR LOOKING !! 

                   visit us online at http://www.KoreEssentials.com

Risks and challenges

This is our 2nd Kickstarter campaign with Trakline Belts and thankfully, we learned a lot from our first campaign. A handful of our 1st Kickstarter supporters stated that ours was "one of the best" or "the best" project they had ever participated in. This was because, although we had some manufacturing delays, we communicated frequently and openly with our backers regarding the progress, and even more so - we delivered a great, high-quality product that exceeded everyone's expectations and that backers loved. After receiving their belts - over 25% visited our online store to purchase a 2nd belt and buckle.

Nevertheless, we understand that moving forward, this does not completely eliminate all the risks.

As before, timing is the biggest challenge in our case. In the best-case scenario, we will have belts in hand 3 weeks after our Kickstarter campaign is over and then ship to backers in as little as 2 weeks, getting the belts in the mail on time. If not, the worst case scenario is that we could be delayed another 1-2 weeks.

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    EARLYBIRD >> 1 BUCKLE << STANDARD or SLIM STYLE. You choose any buckle style, design and finish. Belt not included. Standard Style Buckles fit Trakline 1.0 belts (3.4cm/1.4"). We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    1 BUCKLE << STANDARD or SLIM STYLE. You choose any buckle style, design and finish. Belt not included. Standard Style Buckles fit Trakline 1.0 belts (3.4cm/1.4"). We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> STANDARD STYLE << BUCKLE & BELT SET. You choose the design (intrepid, epic, eclipse or endeavor), the finish (gunmetal or nickel) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44". (Standard Style width = 3.5 cm/1.4"). We'll ask for all your product choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> SLIM STYLE << BUCKLE & BELT SET. You choose the design (inspire, indigo, imagine or inception), the finish (nickel or gold) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44". (Slim Style width = 2.5 cm/1"). We'll ask for all your product choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> STANDARD STYLE << 2 BUCKLES & 1 BELT < OR > 1 BUCKLE & 2 BELTS. You choose the design (intrepid, epic, eclipse or endeavor), the finish (gunmetal or nickel) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" [Standard Style width = 3.5cm/1.4"]. We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> SLIM STYLE << 2 BUCKLES & 1 BELT < OR > 1 BUCKLE & 2 BELTS. You choose the design (inspire, indigo, imagine or inception), the finish (nickel or gold) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" [Slim Style width = 2.5cm/1"]. We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> STANDARD STYLE << 2 BUCKLES & 2 BELTS. Includes FREE Closet Hanger. You choose the designs (intrepid, epic, eclipse or endeavor), the finishes (gunmetal or nickel) and belt colors (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" [Standard Style width = 3.5cm/1.4"]. We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> SLIM STYLE << 2 BUCKLES & 2 BELTS. Includes FREE Closet Hanger. You choose the designs (inspire, indigo, imagine or inception), the finishes (nickel or gold) and belt colors (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" [Slim Style width = 2.5cm/1"]. We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    >> 1 STANDARD STYLE + 1 SLIM STYLE << BUCKLE & BELT SET (2 buckles & 2 belts). Includes FREE Closet Hanger. You choose the designs, the finishes and belt colors. Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" [Standard Style width = 3.5cm/1.4"; Slim Style width = 2.5cm/1"]. We'll ask for all your choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    EARLYBIRD >> STANDARD STYLE << BUCKLE & BELT SET. You choose the design (intrepid, epic, eclipse or endeavor), the finish (gunmetal or nickel) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" (Standard Style width = 3.5 cm/1.4"). We'll ask for all your product choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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    EARLYBIRD >> SLIM STYLE << BUCKLE & BELT SET. You choose the design (inspire, indigo, imagine or inception), the finish (gunmetal or nickel) and belt color (black, brown or white). Belts FIT ALL waist sizes from 24" to 44" (Slim Style width = 2.5 cm/1"). We'll ask for all your product choices after the campaign ends. >> FREE USA SHIPPING <<

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