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Gilad Nachmani
From Vertex to Kickstarter

From Vertex to Kickstarter

We've launched our Kickstarter campaign! When I started Cnoc Outdoors in 2016, my plan was to make the best carbon poles on the market. We began by making the Vertex poles, in the same way as everyone else—sourcing from China, where the infrastructure and supply chains are already firmly established. But because we were (and still are) such a small company, we couldn’t monitor quality assurance in the factory and had constant issues with the poles. In the summer of 2017, we got another batch that had a number of QA issues: breaking around the button, bonding issues, etc. We had a bunch of ideas on how to...

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Lauren Hudgins
Fall 2018 Kickstarter Roundup

Fall 2018 Kickstarter Roundup

The Cnoc Vecto is a thruhiker's dream brought to reality by backers of our successful June 2017 Kickstarter campaign. In support of the outdoor equipment cottage industry, we want to highlight some excellent campaigns that we think are worth backing. Lumapod - The World's Fastest Tripod The Lumapod is already well funded, but you should still become a backer to get yours at a discounted price. It's a lightweight tripod (with a name that sounds like a Pokemon) that can be set up as quickly as four seconds (probably with practice). The Go85 is and 400g and designed for your phone or...

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Gilad Nachmani
The Vecto will be coming your way, so what to expect?

The Vecto will be coming your way, so what to expect?

After only 9 days on Kickstarter, the Vecto container is fully funded and will be going into production, but what does that mean? First, about the crowdfunding process: Crowdfunding The crowdfunding process, for us, has two aspects: one, get the money we need to pay the factory to make the product. Two, it tells us if you are even interested in what we are doing. The fact that we (well, me, Gilad, usually) have a nagging problem when hiking and backpacking doesn't always mean everyone else does. Running a crowdfunding campaign tells us if it is a real problem with a...

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Gilad Nachmani
Making the Vecto container a reality - Kickstarter launched!

Making the Vecto container a reality - Kickstarter launched!

After many months of planning, prototyping, testing, and adjusting, the Vecto water container is ready for its Kickstarter debut.  The Vecto is a soft water container with a patent-pending dual opening system that allows for easy filling from a wide opening on one side and a narrow mouthpiece on the other, which can be used for drinking, water filtration systems or converting into a hydration system. Here is more about it:   Want one too? Help us make it a reality! Head over to our Kickstarter page and become a backer, getting the Vecto at up to 45% off and helping...

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