New "Well" BumperBar Updates RSS

We have a lot to share since our last update. First of all, our apologies for not updating sooner. We know our customers are anxious to receive their BumperBars, and you can trust us when we say we are just as anxious to deliver them. We wanted to wait until we had some tangible information to share, so here we go...   We received our first "Final" samples from the factory.  All the molds were completed in February and a number of samples were produced.  For the most part, we are very happy with the results. There are a few...

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First Samples out of the Molds.

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More Tooling Photos

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After many delays in the tooling, we have finally received some progress photos of the molds. Apparently, these molds started as over 20,000 pounds of tool grade steel. Each mold has 2 precision CNC machined pieces, a top and a bottom. When they are pressed together, they leave a void that hot, liquid plastic is injected into under extreme pressure. The mold is then cooled and separated to reveal the part(s). The base and the lid of the BumperBar each have their own mold. The garnish, napkin and organizer trays, as well as the handle and latches are all made...

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Hello Kickstarter Community and BumperBar Backers.  As you already know, we started (opening the molds) mold production before our campaign ended, with the anticipation of 60 days to complete the molds to the point that we would have our first samples.  This would have allowed us, if all the stars aligned, to receive our first round of BumperBars with enough time to get them out to our backers in time for the holidays.  Unfortunately, that 60 days has come and gone.  We have been notified from the manufacturer three times now of delays in mold production, and just received an...

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