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#1 Funded Accessory of All-Time and the "Best Men's Belt You'll Ever Own".
#1 Funded Accessory of All-Time and the "Best Men's Belt You'll Ever Own".
7,232 backers pledged $591,860 to help bring this project to life.

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TRAKLINE EXPRESS BELT

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                      Get A Trakline Belt  @  http://www.KoreEssentials.com

No more belt holes. Instead a hidden track and patented buckle create the best fitting, longest lasting, best looking belt you’ll ever wear. See why MEN LOVE THEM…

NO MORE BELT HOLES. Instead Trakline belts use a hidden, 10” track sewn into the backside of the leather to create over 40+ size positions that let you adjust your belt in ¼” increments. This means when you slide our belt around your waist - it locks at your exact waist size creating a perfect fit every time you put it on. To release or adjust the belt, just pinch the small tab under the buckle. It's like a giant zip tie for your waist - only more fun. As a matter of fact, once you wear a Trakline belt – you’ll find it hard to go back to a traditional belt.

                                        Get yours now @  Kore Essentials

Trakline Belts are 800% more adjustable than traditional belts, and 140% more adjustable than other ratchet style belts.

Like it or not - as you work, walk, eat, sleep, play - your waist size fluctuates, in and out a little each day. Unfortunately traditional belts only offer five - one inch spaced holes that rarely seem to line up with your actual waist size. The result > a poor fit.

Trakline belts, on the other hand, use a clever, concealed track that lets you adjust your belt size ¼” at a time with over 40 positions. The result > a perfect fit

Most traditional belts have holes that stretch and crease making them look awful. But Trakline belts don’t have any holes – so they retain their “like new” appearance even after a year or more of daily wear. How do we know?  Trakline backers who've been wearing their belts almost daily, since 2013, tell us they still look great

These new Express buckles and smooth belts are interchangeable with ALL of our standard-sized (1.4" wide) Trakline fashion belts and buckles. 

 

At Kore Essentials creating unique, quality products for men is what we do. It's really our only mission and focus. So we take it seriously and in doing so, strive to improve whenever possible. These unique, smooth belts (1.4” wide) are constructed of 100% Genuine Top-Grain leather. Top-Grain is the 2nd layer of cowhide found just under the exterior full-grain layer. The buckles (2.25” x 1.5”) are a high-quality zinc alloy with a hard, scratch-resistant finish. As always our products include a 30 day full money back guarantee and 1 year warranty


Our belts come in “One-Size” that fits any waist from 24” up to 44”. When you receive your new belt, you snap the belt into the buckle and try it on first. The belt should wrap around your waist from left to right and the tip should pass 2-3 inches beyond first pant loop. Any leather longer than that is "excess", that you can trim off. It’s easy and takes only seconds using regular household scissors. To make it even easier, on the back of the leather we imprinted waist size markings to guide you. In effect, you’re trimming the belt to match your “size range”. Once completed, the track lets you adjust your belt up to 5 inches in either direction – in or out - in tiny ¼” increments. This is the best fitting belt you’ll ever own

Size your belt using household scissors.
Size your belt using household scissors.

A few years ago my wife bought me an expensive belt for my birthday. Unfortunately, my waist was “in-between” the belt holes at the time. We’ve all been there. This time I boldly decided to poke a few holes of my own in the leather and “fix it” myself. Bad idea. I completely ruined the belt. I learned several key lessons that day. First – belt holes are bad. Second, never puncture a gift from your wife. It never turns out good.

We launched our first evolution of Trakline belts right here on Kickstarter in 2013, under the company name Kore Essentials. We were fortunate enough to attract over 4,000 generous backers and were on our way. So here we are… back again to introduce our latest incarnation our new Express buckle and smooth leather belts.

                                             < Previous Backer Comments >

“I love my Trakline belt!  I show it off to everyone. Great product, so glad I became a backer!” - Mike Goodridge


“Have to say the Trakline belt is the best Kickstarter item I have backed so far. The quality is great and is now my favourite belt!” - Thurstan Johnstan

“Got my two belts and buckles and they're amazing. The quality is top-notch.” - Casus Belli

“I love the belt and the quality in manufacturing and design is evident in everything.” - Scott Burns

“Seriously, I can't get over how much I love this belt. I totally forget I'm wearing it because it's so comfortable.” - Thomas Ella

Although we’ve been on Kickstarter several times before with great success, we’re still a small company and launching a new product requires a lot of resources and funds up front. This means we need your support to help pay for molds and enough starting inventory to keep the costs down. In return, we’d love to give you one of these fabulous new belts, or several if you like. Either way – we promise you’re going to love it

Once the Kickstarter campaign is funded, we will send out backer surveys to gather all your reward choices (buckle finishes, leather colors, etc.) and your shipping address. Once we get the surveys back we’ll commence production. Based on the factories estimate, this process should take about 30 days to complete dependent on volume. We're going to make the belts at a responsible factory in Southern China that we've done a lot of business with. One of our partners (Mauro) will personally be on hand to oversee and ensure that the best quality standards are met. Once the production is completed, we will ship the belts to our warehouse in San Diego, California (2 weeks) and then repackage individual orders to ship out to backers (1 week). So all in all, you should get your belt about 60-70 days after the campaign ends

We launched our first Trakline belt back in 2013 right here on Kickstarter and were lucky enough to get the support of over 4,000+ backers. Since then we’ve launched a total of 4 new products with great success on Kickstarter. Today our company is known as Kore Essentials and we pride ourselves in creating unique accessories for men. If you’d like to see our entire collection of belts and other accessories, or learn more about our company, visit us at  >>  http://www.KoreEssentials.com 

Karl Kozak:  Sales & Marketing
Mauro Bove:  Manufacturing & Quality Control
Steve Olson:  Product & Web Design
The three of us have been friends and business partners for over 12 years now. Here's a little of our background and relevant history. For the past 15 years Mauro has been in product manufacturing and quality control. As a result, he's manufactured a wide variety of high-quality retail products for some of America’s biggest retailers. Steve 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 several decades, I've successfully launched, grown, managed and sold several companies. Together, the three of us make a great, motivated team that’s focused on creating and marketing great products. 

In 2015 we were issued a total of 4 patents on our unique Trakline belts. In addition, we have two more patents pending that we expect to issue within the next year. Why all the patents ? We’ve spent a lot of time and money perfecting our proprietary technology and we'd like to keep it that way. "Get Your Project Funded Today!"

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                                 THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME & SUPPORT

© Copyright 2016 Kore Essentials, Inc.  Trakline Belt is a registered U.S. Trademark.  Trakline belts are Patented.   

Risks and challenges

This is our 5th Kickstarter campaign since our original project in 2013. Since that time we've managed to launch and deliver to backers 4 new products. And I think we can say with some certainty, that we met, or exceeded, most backers expectations in regards to product quality, design and function.

Thankfully, along the way we've learned a few valuable lessons.

For example, we make a habit of communicating frequently and openly with our backers regarding the manufacturing progress and shipping status. We do an update every 1-2 weeks after the project is completed.

Goal # 1 is to deliver a well designed, quality product that exceeds Backer expectations and that backers love. As proof with past campaigns - after receiving their Trakline belts over 40% of the backers visited our online store to purchase a 2nd, 3rd and 4th belt .

Nevertheless, we understand moving forward this is a new project, with its own set of challenges and that past successes don't eliminate all the future risks involved.

The biggest challenge as always for us when creating a new product, is timing. We strive to get our projects completed on time, with no snafus. There are molds and tooling to create and we test at each step of the process. But if delays do happen, we keep backers "in the loop" as to what's going on and the new timelines.

Based on our track record - we feel like backers can be confident and assured - they're going to get a great product.

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