Primal: The Awakening

The Greatest Toy KIT in the Universe! Spider Tank Mark 6

A project in South Royalton, VT by Jaimie Mantzel

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From the inventor of the award winning toys. This kits lets you build your own robot! Easy enough for novices, cool enough for anyone!
Backers: 1188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $121,633 of $350,000
Dates: Jul 15th -> Aug 14th (30 days)
Project By: Jaimie Mantzel
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Latest News

Mayday Mayday!!!

August 13th - via:
Going down in flames!  Does anyone read.... Nyyyeeeeeaaaaarrrrrr....  (out of control airplane sound) Mayday Mayday!  Controls are stuck!  Impact imminent!  (Read More)

OK, whatever happened yesterday...

July 28th - via:
...needs to keep happening.  :-)  I'm not sure why, bu there was a big boost yesterday.  :-)  Maybe people got paid on Friday...?  :-P  (Read More)

I posted a Reddit IAMA

July 27th - via:
People have been bugging me about this for a while, so.... here it is.  :-)  Maybe a few extra people will find their way to this project through it.  :-)  Reddit users, feel free to ask questions, upvote.... downvote (preferably not, but its... (Read More)

Coming up on 20%

July 27th - via:
Almost 20%.  I hear that 30% is a major milestone.  I'm still optomistic about this project, and a huge thank you goes out to all the people who have been helping to promote it.  I wouldn't have gotten this far without you.  ...and I'm working on... (Read More)

Unexpected Camping Trip!

July 26th - via:
I just got back from an unexpected camping trip where there was no phone, or internet.  ....probably a good thing.  A couple days of not checking my kickstarter every 4.2 seconds is probably a good thing.  :-) Things are going fairly steady, but... (Read More)

Jeri Ellsworth totally backed the project. ;-)

July 22nd - via:
OK OK, super nerd reference.  She's an inventor, tinkerer, builder, etc.  ...and she's super cool. least to people like me.  I'm humbled that she likes me project.  :-) Uhh... I hope she doesn't mind that I mentioned her here.  (Read More)

So, you may be worried about Solder!

July 20th - via:
Here's a quick demo showing how easy it is to learn to solder.  :-)  (Read More)

Over 10% funded.

July 17th - via:
A decent start to the project.  Its cruising along just below success rate.  I do have a few more tricks up my sleeve, and I appreciate everyone for helping spread the word.  Thanks! Jaimie  (Read More)

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