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A project in San Francisco, CA by GPCA

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Minimalist Utility Carabiner with Essential Gears for Adventurist and All
Backers: 6346
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $516,452 of $5,000
Dates: Aug 20th -> Oct 18th (60 days)
Project By: GPCA
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Latest News

GPCA Carabiner is Funded [Cranking on Production]

October 18th - via:
We launched GPCA Carabiner, you funded it in 3 hours!   So what happens next ...  In about two weeks we'll send out the backer survey. Then you can choose your rewards accordingly and enter your shipping addresses for your Kickstarter reward. If... (Read More)

24 Hours [Out of the Box Thinking for Your Loved Ones]

October 16th - via:
 24 hours Don't forget to check out the add-ons with backer-only saving on the bottom of the project page, or add extra carabiners to your pledge so that your loved one can receive it with the sweet gift box as well!  Check out our friends' live... (Read More)

Final Hours. Packaging [Last Call]

October 15th - via:
 Here come the final hours of our campaign. A big, big, THANK YOU for all your support! As we come to the final hours, we're amazed by our awesome backer community. It has been fantastic to have our backers along the way for the adventure! Gift... (Read More)

Final week [Decision on modular part release and production]

October 11th - via:
Here comes the Final Week of our GPCA Carabiner campaign! BIG Thank you to all backers! As the campaign goes to the finish date, we have some updates on an added part and our production. We made a decision on an added part (Good news and bad news):... (Read More)

Titanium Pick Set [Guess where it came from]

October 8th - via:
Thanks for the BIG support, we hit the 5000 backer mark!  Here is a mysterious drawing consists of what we offer: QnA: You pledged, but what if you want more than that? Easy. Increase your pledge dollar amount by $35 (Aluminum), $45 (Steel), $79... (Read More)

LIVE FUNDING [To Singapore Backers & All]

October 3rd - via:
 We are live-funding at We The People Store at Millenia Walk #02-57 & i12 Katong #02-03 for the duration of the Kickstarter Campaign! Come by to say hi, touch and feel the proto and learn more about our Kickstarter journey. Millenia Walk #01-42... (Read More)

Color Your Way [ GPCA RED ]

September 30th - via:
Red, we picked the Firecracker Red! Even the latest iPhone 11 Pro Max didn't do the red : - ) It's a bright highlight to celebrate with the raw material colors on all 3 editions. We found no better color than the red as an accent color to partner... (Read More)

Carry Your Backup Key [ Feature Unlocked ]

September 26th - via:
The GPCA Carabiber is a simple design, all the features should be purposefully integrated, and expandable. We carried on the tasks even during the campaign to test and verify, and now we unlocked it! You may customize and only carry keys you need to... (Read More)

Heating up [Nothing smart about this]

September 24th - via:
Nothing smart about this, IT IS a piece of earth-metal. We dig up the material with appreciation, heat it up, cool it down, cut it, sand-blast it, polish it, laser etch it, screw it in, doing them in precision, carefully wipe it, gently box it and... (Read More)

Yanko Design X GPCA [ News from L.A. ]

September 18th - via:
Great news from Los Angeles One of the largest design publishers in the world, Yanko Design, just picked up our story in addition to the article Gizmodo published before from NYC. ------------------------------------------------------------------... (Read More)

GPCA Utility Case [UNLOCKED to Pledge]

September 12th - via:
 Having the 1st Backer kicking this adventure off was so important, having the first 10 backers we are thrilled! having our first 1000 backers our team was excited, now having 3000 of you guys, we are very THANKFUL and also taking on our promise to... (Read More)

Nitty-gritty Design Details [You May Not Notice]

September 10th - via:
 The locking ring with diamond-shape knurling could be the one single part you will touch and interact with the most on the GPCA Carabiner. Can you see the difference between these 2 rings and the closing gate on these 2 protos? You may or may not.... (Read More)

Torx Screwdriver Included [UNLOCKED]

September 5th - via:
 Our GPCA Carabiner has 2 types of steel screws on it: Torx 6 and Torx 8. It is a modular system allows future upgrades *we had a upcoming plan for it, so you are not only backing a single product, we expect this base-camp made of toughest material... (Read More)


September 3rd - via:
 Drum rolling...The GPCA Carabiner Titanium Edition pre-production unit is on our workbench under the spotlight. We are fine-tuning a few minor details for production, for instance, the "Ti" mark on the box cutter will be a full "Titanium", and the... (Read More)

Loaded! What happened from 480LBS on.

August 29th - via:
 The GPCA Carabiner is built as an EDC gear not for climbing. But you can take on some weight with it, how much is that? We did the weight loading tests on the Steel and Titanium Edition. The result is amazing, here was what we did to actually bend... (Read More)

Next Big Thing: Secret Capsule (UNLOCKED)

August 27th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Well, it is tiny, BUT it's a BIG deal. NO ONE has done this before,  We figured we like it. A backup flint-stone to light up your camp fire... (Read More)

GPCA Carabiner UNLOCKED stretch goals!

August 24th - via:
We blasted through 2 stretch goals in only 4 days with your help. Back in 2017, it was beyond our wildest dreams that we'd someday be sharing this new GPCA Carabiner with you. But you believed in us from the beginning, and THANK YOU to the many of... (Read More)

We nailed it. What's Next?

August 20th - via:
It...Just... Happened too fast under 3 hours! Thank you! We are definitely thrilled and will get back to the work bench today when the rest of the team wake up to pull the project off and make something AWESOME happen for you guy, HUGE thank you to... (Read More)

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