We’re about two thirds of the way through fulfilling all backer rewards. All US shipments should be done in the next two weeks, with the exception of those who... Read more
Shipping, like molasses
Hello, backers — apologies for not updating you sooner. I enjoy wearing a bunch of hats in my work, but switching between them isn’t as easy for me. Coding and... Read more
Mini shipping update
We’re nearlyon track with the late January shipping date I stated in the last update. I was planning the next update for when we started shipping, but since we’ve... Read more
I’m on a boat
When people ask me what I do, Kickstarter inevitably comes up, as it’s an integral part of our business. I like to tell them how launching products through Kickstarter is... Read more
The product that makes the product
The first Range Dials are scheduled to begin shipping at the end of this month. Here’s what we’ve been doing.
It's products all the way down
As you are aware... Read more
Questions and answers
Hey, backers — a quick update as we hurtle toward production (which is staying on the rails at the moment). Scroll to the end for some goodies from our friends.... Read more
Progress 0.1mm at a time
We’ve been hunched over a succession of production samples with calipers, each time adjusting dimensions by microscopic amounts and getting closer to the desired fit and feel. From this vantage... Read more
Happy Fourth of July! I've been grilling sausages and steak tips—if you're cooking anything good, post it in the comments.
This will be a short post. A challenge when trying... Read more
I hope you all had a good, long Memorial Day weekend. Or if you’re not in the US, a regular good, long weekend.
We hit a big milestone since last... Read more
Beef. Designing, testing and buying components. A multitude of temperatures.
- Backers at the Beef Supreme and Patron levels, you should’ve received a survey asking for your address — your grass-fed Texas beef will be ready for you in... Read more
Injection mold me a birthday cake
Supermechanical is now five years old. You may not know much about us, but you can read a bit about our origins and product development philosophy in an article I wrote... Read more
Apologies for not updating you sooner. We were waiting for some bigger events, but since there’s been nothing dramatic lately (as is often the case in this process), let’s talk... Read more
Hey, backers—with the holidays and lots of mundane work at this point, we’ve been quiet. But not idle. Here’s what we’ve been up to.
Final pass for mechanicals
In the... Read more
Hi, backers—with the holidays and moving on to the next phase, we’ve had our hands too full to post sooner. It’s exciting that we’ll be able to ship our third and... Read more
We’re in the last days of the campaign now, and since we’ve met our goal, the gears of production are turning. Thank you all very much for being a part... Read more
Goal achieved. Let's keep going! (And, details.)
We did it.Thank you all for backing Range Dial to make this happen! Kickstarter is not just about getting a new product first—it’s also about supporting people who have... Read more
Now we're cooking.
48 hours in, Range Dial is already halfway to its goal—that's amazing. Thank youfor being the first supporters of our fourth Kickstarter. This isn't just a preorder—in the best... Read more