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An Innovative and Unique, High Quality Bag for life solution, with a lifetime guarantee.
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LobsterBag for Life is a high quality, reusable bag for life gadget. Being an individual who loves animals and all wildlife, negative man-made environmental issues are simply close to my heart. 

As somebody who has a desire to try and make a difference where I can and use a bag for life product, I set out with the right intentions, but found it almost impossible to remember to grab my reusable bag before I left the house and other options I found, were simply too big and bulky to have on my key-ring or in a pocket 24-7, and frankly very uncool!

 So... LobsterBag has been designed as an alternative to the standard bag for life options currently available on the market. It is a hard-wearing, sleek and desirable product that can be carried with you at all times comfortably on your bunch of keys for instance. This is without being excessive in size, but still offers practicality and durability for those moments in time where you just need a bag, or maybe absolutely begrudge spending money on unsustainable and environmentally unfriendly plastic ones, potentially even - a paper bag that doesn't survive the journey home.   

My intention and long-term goal is for LobsterBag to become a recognised, alternative, multi-product bag for life solutions brand.  As I also have other innovative designs and concepts in the pipeline that I am eager to bring to life - subject to the success of this campaign of course! 

 I am here on KICKSTARTER to seek your support as I'm ready to go ahead, bring the LobsterBag alive and put in the first minimum stock order. Without this platform, your interest in the product/brand and potential generosity, it is highly possible that the LobsterBag story ends here. Thank you for taking the time to read this post, watching my video and for your consideration to back LobsterBag. 

Risks and challenges

I believe that LobsterBag could really appeal to a mass audience. To those that are environmentally conscious, others that would rather not have to pay for a carrier bag, those who recognise that at some point in the future they may just need a bag handy for numerous reasons and situations. Or perhaps the individuals that hang out at the beach, take their own wine with them to a restaurant and don't have the need for a coat with deep pockets! A bag-for-Life certainly isn't just for the 'meal deal' or supermarkets scenario.
It is of course fully recognised that there are plenty of other bag for life options available. The challenge I believe LobsterBag faces is getting the point over to a wider audience, that actually LobsterBag is entirely unique. That in its size when stored and also in the way that it is the only bag for life product design where the bag's-key-fob-housing, also becomes the handle in which the bag is carried. Therefore, giving LobsterBag a very unique edge and gadgety appeal. I feel that dynamic marketing of this product and it's functionality will play a vital role in the hopeful future success of LobsterBag. With this in mind, there are certainly some very exciting and cool ideas around social media and other marketing strategies being planned!

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Long-lasting design

LobsterBag was designed absolutely with durability in mind. High quality materials have been carefully selected for this product in order to achieve the objective of longevity.

The Bag:
The material chosen for the bag, is made from a high grade Ripstop, which is also used for parachutes and sails. The reason for utilising Ripstop is that it offers a very favourable strength-to-weight ratio, allowing the material to be packed tightly down to a fraction of its overall mass as well as being tear resistant. This is due to is unique crosshatch reinforcement stitching method that is utilised during its production process, making this particular material incredibly strong.

The (Claw) Clip:
The Clip that is used to hold the bag to the key fob has been specifically designed to withstand load, as well as being user-friendly and purposefully fitted with additional grooving to help keep the bag in place whilst being carried. You will also notice that its styling resembles that of the infamous lobster claw!

The FOB:
As an extremely important element of this product (given its multi-purpose usage as the handle/housing for the LobsterBag) it was imperative that a material be carefully selected that would be durable enough to provide the strength needed as well as the necessary styling ideology. It was decided that a high quality NBR rubber be used to achieve this goal, as it offers excellent abrasion resistance and tensile strength benefits as well as being water and oil resistant.

Reusability and recyclability

A key purpose for LobsterBag for Life, is to help contribute to positive environmental change around plastic bag usage and wastage, this product will have very minimal packaging contributed to it. The packaging that LobsterBag will use will not have any plastic components and will only be made from recycled materials and materials that can later be recycled.

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    **LobsterBag - Early Bird Special**

    * x1 LobsterBag
    *30% Discount
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    **The Lobster Bag Introductory offer**

    *X1 LobsterBag
    *25% Saving of RRP £12
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    *Triple LobsterBag Pack - Offer**

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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    **Early Bird Special - Family Pack**

    *x5 LobsterBags for your family!
    *42% Saving
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    **Family Pack Discount offer**

    *x5 LobsterBags for you and your family!
    *An overall saving of £22!
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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 78

    ** One for office/Christmas bundle**

    *x8 LobsterBags
    *A Saving of £36!
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    Pledge £75 or more About US$ 97

    **Extra Large LobsterBag pack offer**

    *x10 LobsterBags for all your friends, family and colleagues!
    *Saving of £45!
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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 258

    **The Monster Lobster Pack**

    *x15 Lobsterbags
    *A LobsterBag T-Shirt
    *LobsterBag window decal and stickers
    *Free tracked worldwide shipping

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    Pledge £15 or more About US$ 20

    **Early Bird Special - Couples Pack**

    *x2 LobsterBags
    *Saving of £9 for the pair!
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    Pledge £16 or more About US$ 21

    **The Lobster Duo - Discount offer**

    *x2 LobsterBags
    *£8 saving!
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    Pledge £17 or more About US$ 22

    **A Pair of Lobsters - Discount offer**

    *X2 LobsterBags
    *£7 saving!
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    Pledge £24 or more About US$ 31

    **"A Trio of Lobsters" Special Offer**

    *X3 LobsterBags
    *A Saving of 33%
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