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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sat, August 17 2019 10:06 PM UTC +00:00.

$6,779
pledged of $50,000pledged of $50,000 goal
117
backers
24days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sat, August 17 2019 10:06 PM UTC +00:00.

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The Story:

For the last 17 years, I have been carrying an M-4 in the line of duty.  I’ve developed a product for those who serve, support, and also want to drink from something NEW, functional, and displays your profession.  

My product is called …the RifleMug. 

RifleMug idea was born on one of many overseas deployments.  I was just starting another day with a delicious coffee, when I noticed all of our coffee mug handles were broken off! Ahhh WTF over!  We need something NEW, functional, and displays our profession. 

Why didn’t someone make a polymer coffee mug that would be extremely durable? Well, that’s not that exciting, there MUST be more features in order to sell these… and that’s when development began. 

As I began developing, these features were a must! 

  • DURABLE POLYMER, BPA free, microwave and dishwasher safe.
  • Large LOGO AREA, front and back, to put your unit insignia or other logos.
  • Significant CAPACITY of coffee, beer, or alcohol, 30 OZ.
  • A TRAVEL LID fits in the top.
  • RIFLE AS A HANDLE!
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What have we made so far:

We have made many 3D printed models for testing and modification during our development phase.  This has been vital for showing potential customers, functionality, and making it what it is today!

What is our schedule?  

By backing this project, you will financially back the expensive tooling and manufacturing process.  As soon as we reach our goal, we will initiate operation RifleMug!  

We plan to deliver in 4 months or less!


Where is your money going? 

If we don't raise the money, the project will die.  You will not be charged until we reach our goal.  Injection molding tooling is very expensive.  It really surprised me to hear the estimates just to create the mold for this mug.  Estimates up to $70,000, and that is just the tooling!  This Kickstarter campaign will help offset the cost of tooling and verify that you want one!

Rewards:  What will you receive?

We are offering a special Pre-Sale price of a first edition black RifleMug for only $25!  Less than half the cost to fill up your high interest Mustang, you can be drinking from this bad ass MUG!  We are diligently working details for future customization, but for the first version, we need orders to make this product a reality.  


Who are we:

Nate:

I reside in SC and started a company to bring veterans together and ideas to market.  This is the first of those ideas.    I served with Aaron at 2/75 and Josh brings the technical side and balance to our team.

Aaron: 

  •  Lives the dream, currently in Portland, OR.
  •  Works.

      ->Boring. Support this project and help Aaron fight boredom, while making sure the terrorists don't win.

  • Plays.

     ->Runs, lifts, camps, scuba dives, shoots, tiny bits of climbing,  tinier bits of skydiving, drinks coffee, drinks booze, relaxes, does some yoga, eats lots of food, sleeps, and breathes.  

     ->Not all at the same time, and sometimes out of order.

  • Ranger veteran, 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment from '02-'06.

Josh:

Currently resides just outside of Milwaukee, WI.

The wizard behind the curtain. Engineer.  Strategist.  Straight up techie. Fan of all things watersports, mountain biking, and snowboarding. And in turn, addicted to knee surgeries, splints, and road rash.  Now a coffee drinker after 10 years of peer pressure from wife.  

-Designs heavy-duty Tonka toys for the big boys

-3D design, 3D printing guru, CNC machine builder

Risks and challenges

Risks and challenges:

This has been a difficult but also very fun project so far. There are still modifications to allow the mold to release, verifying the polymer capabilities, strength of various parts, placement, and ensuring this will all happen in sequence.
This has all happened over many years, but it is time to get this out there! I am very happy with the RifleMug and I can't wait to get a real molded one in my hands!

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