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Team ADWBy Team ADW
First created
Team ADWBy Team ADW
First created
$706
pledged of $15,000pledged of $15,000 goal
11
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Feb 27 2016

About

Our completed 1st prototype as shown at the 2014 York PA "All Breeds" jeep show
Our completed 1st prototype as shown at the 2014 York PA "All Breeds" jeep show

If you are here, you undoubtedly have an interest in all things Jeep®. So do we. Back in 2012 the first Azzy’s Design Works gauge kit was installed, in our own 96 Cherokee® XJ. Then someone asked, “Can you make them for a 97 Cherokee or a Wrangler? Being backlit, it challenged everything we knew about the print industry and the materials we used in shop. Fast forward to today. We have kits installed in Jeeps in 12 countries and territories. We have worked with prominent manufacturers to make their show jeeps come alive, most notably JCR Offroad’s Project Realhawk.

Yet one thing was still missing, if we were to take our custom designs, worn by some of the coolest custom Jeeps out there, to the current generation of Jeep, the JK and JKU. That piece… a direct to surface, or flatbed printer. These units are large, expensive, and seldom seen outside sign manufacture’s shops. In order to produce a great product and keep our flexibility, this new line demands to be produced in house.

To accomplish this, and at the same time grow our small business, we looked to Roland printers and their Versa UV LEF printers. Since the TeamADW shop resides in our Finleyville home, we needed a printer that was enclosed and had filtration that protects the air in the household. We needed something small enough to fit in the shop, and at the same time, big enough that we could keep up with production as needed on any model vehicle gauge, be it a 4 door Wrangler®, Grand Cherokee®, or even someone’s classic 52 Willy’s cruiser. Your funding will not only get you a great looking gauge, but will help to ensure that our doors remain open for some time to come.

Moon Shine Camo upgrade at no extra cost if we hit 17K
Moon Shine Camo upgrade at no extra cost if we hit 17K

So we look to you Jeep® nation.. are you willing to help us, a small, classically built US company grow from a weekend business to one that produces cool accessories for the world 5 days a week? We humbly ask to not only buy into one of our rewards levels, but to pass this campaign on to your off-roading clubs, local dealer or outfitter, and all your facebook, instagram, and twitter friends. What will your funds go to? First and foremost, they will go to filling the rewards levels. Part of that will be the purchase of a Roland LEF-12 or 20 UV ink printer. We are also upgrading our laser capability, to produce blanks faster than ever. 

Samples shown at the Laurel Highlands Jeep Show, Nov 2015
Samples shown at the Laurel Highlands Jeep Show, Nov 2015

Our current lineup- 

  • Rally, white faced gauges. Adds a simple level of readability in low light conditions. 
  •  Overlord, based on our current Wrangler gauges, these offer a vintage look and feel, similar to many military trucks. Available in Desert Tan A very popular design for those with the Willy's styling package. 
  •  Don't Tread On Me, 'nuff said. For your III% JK Build. 
  • Outbreak, a must have for any Zombie Apocalypse build.
Team ADW Rally concept
Team ADW Rally concept
Team ADW Overlord concept
Team ADW Overlord concept
Team ADW DTOM concept
Team ADW DTOM concept
Team ADW Outbreak concept
Team ADW Outbreak concept


And a stretch goal! We have been working with Moon Shine Camo to license their fantastic lineup, and if we hit 17K, those patterns will be available to the campaign for no extra charge to all gauge levels. If not, then they will be a $10 upgrade. 

Moon Shine Camo upgrade at no extra cost if we hit 17K
Moon Shine Camo upgrade at no extra cost if we hit 17K


What are those models?

We've made these over the past few years as conversation pieces and prizes, sliced up 3D models, tweaked, and cut on our laser equipment. Enough people said they were interested in a large version, so we have now offered 2 sizes. 1/4 scale, made from acrylic and birch, and 1/2, made from metal (acrylic possible, contact us first). Both will be LED lit, and a choice of Wrangler JK, Cherokee XJ, and Comanche MJ.  



Regardless of your funding level, we will contact you after with a survey asking what design you prefer, and to verify your shipping address. 

Small versions of our Art Jeeps
Small versions of our Art Jeeps
Sweet rewards for being an awesome backer!
Sweet rewards for being an awesome backer!

How can you support us?

2016 Azzy's Design Works LTD, Team ADW, All Rights Reserved. Logos © their respective owners, Azzy's Design Works LTD makes no claim to ownership of any vehicle brand other than our own. We have no affiliation with Fiat / Chrysler / Jeep, and are just huge fans of custom off road gear. JCR Offroad mentioned with permission (and also make really cool bumpers right here in the USA!)

Risks and challenges

In any project, there are risks. We are confident in our supply chain. We deal with local suppliers when possible, and national companies when not. Our T-Shirt printer is a local Pittsburgh company, and we currently produce this shirt for sale at our shows. Our other rewards are created in house on our laser, and in case backup tooling is needed, we plan on utilizing Pittsburgh Techshop in order to meet deadlines.

We have the delivery and training that goes with the new printer, but have been working with the dealer to develop templates so we can get on production quickly. All of this will be shown on our updates, instagram and facebook feeds.

Although both of us at ADW work full time jobs in addition, we are confident that with our current workload and the support of family and friends, we will fulfill all orders as indicated. If there are any delays due to volume, we will be open and honest about the delay, updating timetables, and how we are working to deliver on our promises.

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    Our thanks, Have your name added to the list of supporters on our website. Included in all reward levels.

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    One of our Jeep themed keychains, shipped anywhere in the US. Backers will receive an email asking for your choice of our wooden keychains with a printed image. XJ, TJ, JK, JKU, BRC, and MJ availible.

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    Team ADW "Awesome Under Pressure" Jeep themed t-shirt, printed in Pittsburgh by the awesome Commonwealth Press.

    Ladies sizes available, XXL and larger please add $2 to your pledge.

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    Early adopter JK Wrangler gauges! Be one of the first to receive one of our gauge sets for the Jeep Wrangler (2007-2016). Backers will receive an email asking for your choice one of 3 designs. Included will be a JK keychain from reward 2!

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    JK Wrangler gauges! Be one of the first to receive one of our gauge sets for the Jeep Wrangler (2007-2016). Backers will receive an email asking for your choice one of 3 designs. Included will be a JK keychain from reward 2!

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    Personalised JK Wrangler gauges! Be one of the first to receive one of our gauge sets for the Jeep Wrangler (2007-2016). Backers will receive an email asking for your choice one of 3 designs, and your custom text fitted and printed on the substrate as part of the design. Included will be a JK keychain from reward 2!

    No logos or trademarks please, unless you have legit claim to them and can prove the rights.

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    Team ADW Outfitter pack: 5 JK Wrangler gauges! Customized gauge sets for the Jeep Wrangler (2007-2016) with your logo placed on the gauge face. Backers will receive an email asking for your choice one of 3 designs to start from. Included will be 5 JK keychains and 2 tshirts!

    Being an early adopter helps you save, custom additions are normally a $20 add on for each set.

    In addition, we will send you a set of scaled gauges to proof the logo and see all of our offered patterns before your production is locked in.

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    Team ADW Dealer pack: 10 JK Wrangler gauges! Customized gauge sets for the Jeep Wrangler (2007-2016) with your specified custom art. Backers will receive an email / calls to workout the details with our artists. Included will be 10 JK keychains, and shirts!

    Being an early adopter helps you save, custom layouts are usually a higher additional fee at shop hourly graphics rate.

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    1/4 scale Art Jeep package.
    A lit scale art piece for your dealership or man cave. Model will be cut from birch and acrylic, lighting added, assembled, and shipped to your verified address. Shipping will need to be arranged, these are approx 18" wide. Wrangler JK, Cherokee XJ, and Comanche MJ availible.

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    Dealer art package. We will work with you to develop a model, much like our Stack'em Model kit, in 1/3 or 1/2 scale for your dealership. Model will be water jet cut from aluminum sign board and or acrylic, assembled, and shipped to your verified address. US mainland only please. Shipping will need to be arranged, these are approx 35" wide. Wrangler JK, Cherokee XJ, and Comanche MJ availible.

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Funding period

- (30 days)