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Reimagining the bumper for your iPhone. Finally someone thought about it...
Reimagining the bumper for your iPhone. Finally someone thought about it...
Reimagining the bumper for your iPhone. Finally someone thought about it...
4,686 backers pledged $173,820 to help bring this project to life.

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K11 Bumper | iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus

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 This technology has been in development for over 18 months evolving into what it is today. Our manufacturer went from barely being able to combine these materials together to a "working" model for the iPhone 5/5s. After Apple released the iPhone 6, we joined together to get this product idea to a full functioning reality. Countless prototypes and problems stood in our way and yet day after day we kept charging forward, dealing with the obstacles, to make this an impeccable product. 

After going through all the numbers about half way in, we realized that this was going to be a very difficult product release on our own. With our previous experience, we knew that tooling is expensive and even more costly in the states. When we visited the factory in China for the first time and saw the amount of detail and engineering to combine these two unrelated materials together, we knew it was a game changer in the industry.

Patented over-mold process
Patented over-mold process
Solid snap button construction
Solid snap button construction
"This is where we made business"
"This is where we made business"

Many people don’t like to use any type of protection for their iPhone's, why? Because Apple made a device so stunning why would you want to ruin the design? Yet, on the other side it needs to be protected right? No one has ever developed a slim, seamless phone case or bumper that has remarkable quality and...

Flows with the phones design...

 Unparalleled precision...

Works with 3rd party chargers...

 Clean open access...

Gotta protect that camera...

.2 mm raised TPU
.2 mm raised TPU

 Easy to install and remove is a must...

The majority of the cases on the market today cover and hide Apple’s stellar, best selling designs of the iPhone's. Help us change that.

We are nowhere near the amount needed from start to finish at the cost we need, let alone the minimums for the exclusive distribution of the patent. With all the years that we have been backers on Kickstarter, we knew that this was the only option for us. We knew that the backers would feel the passion that we have for this and ignite the fire for the world. 

YOU are our greatest investment and we need you. Please help us accomplish our dream of designing relevant products that are both extremely functional and visually stunning.

We will use the funds to pay for our tooling and packaging for each device. We will also need duplicates of each to insure production goes smoothly.

Success!
Success!
                           
                                      
                                     

Space Grey TPU | Space Grey Aluminum

Black TPU | Space Grey Aluminum

White TPU | Gold Aluminum

Black TPU/Gold Aluminum
Black TPU/Gold Aluminum

White TPU | Silver Aluminum

Black TPU | Silver Aluminum
Black TPU | Silver Aluminum

Black TPU | Black Aluminum (no polished edge)

*The white on the bumper is glue. Non-production prototype.
*The white on the bumper is glue. Non-production prototype.
*The white on the bumper is glue. Non-production prototype.
*The white on the bumper is glue. Non-production prototype.

 White TPU | Rose Gold Aluminum

Black TPU | Rose Gold Aluminum
Black TPU | Rose Gold Aluminum
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Did we mention 14 drops? Up to 6 feet... with a 6 Plus?
Did we mention 14 drops? Up to 6 feet... with a 6 Plus?
Nice little dent
Nice little dent
Close up dent. Sorry for the glare, blame Dennis.
Close up dent. Sorry for the glare, blame Dennis.
Nice paint mark from the concrete
Nice paint mark from the concrete
Metal bent a little
Metal bent a little

 I'd have to say it was a success! It was still terrifying doing it over and over again. It's okay it was Dennis's 6 Plus. 

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Risks and challenges

When it comes to fulfillment, every project has potential obstacles, from production delays to permits to collaborator mishaps. If setbacks do arise (we hope they don’t, but it happens!) we have a very experienced staff and amazing collection of mentors.

We have invested our own money in the prototypes, tooling and packaging. Our families are depending on the success of this product, so we are going to work incredibly hard to ensure we accomplish our goals. The only way we can do that is with happy satisfied backers. The money we raise will go to the very expensive production. All of the headaches are in the past. We have flown to China several times to fix issues with tooling, adhesives, colors, buttons, and the list goes on. We have in place a thirteen point checklist for quality control to make certain that we are proud of the product we are sending you.

Our plan is to fulfill all orders within two months. If orders go crazy, we are ready to produce more tooling and dies to aid in speeding up the fulfillment time. It takes two weeks to manufacture the duplicate tooling and dies and if by chance the tooling breaks, we will have back ups to ensure the delays are minimal. We have taken all the necessary steps to make sure we can handle all of the pledges that come our way; from the bumpers, quality control, packaging, master packs, shipping options, customs forms for import, receiving in house and then distribution to you backers. We have all the options from surveys to back up fulfillment centers. Our goal is to get these to you as fast as we can so you can protect your brand new or "slightly older" device is in time.

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    MSRP will be $39.95 each so pledge now to get them for $22 each.

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    KUSTOM K11 BUMPER

    -Awesome Techie-

    You will receive (1) K11 Bumper for the iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus or 6s Plus in...

    WHATEVER COLOR COMBO YOU WANT!!

    Red Aluminum/ Black TPU?
    Favorite college colors??
    It's up to you!

    We will also laser the words
    "Kickstarter Edition" on the side for you so you can stand a little taller.

    *To make it exact to your liking, please provide the RGB colors*

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    K11 BUMPER | 10 Pack

    Any color and phone model of your choice!
    Maybe you have 10 iPhone's? Cool...

    Or you just have 10 pals that hang out in a circle and text each other. Now you can do it in style!

    10 total bumpers at $16 each.
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    Krazy Techie Backer!

    One of us will fly out to you and hand deliver a pair of your own Kustom K11 Bumpers in October! Not only that awesomeness, but we will host your own party that night!

    Jackson is the family party guy (think extreme underwater basket weaving) and Dennis knows how to tend a bar!

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