HackedPack: Hammock-Backpack v1.1 and Swift Messenger Bag.

A project in Grand Prairie, TX by HackedPack

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The new Hammock-Backpack v1.1 and Swift (Hammock Messenger Bag) come with everything you need to hammock in one convenient pack.
Backers: 243
Average Pledge Per Backer: $98

Funded: $23,893 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 19th -> Sep 16th (29 days)
Project By: HackedPack
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Latest News

The Last 24 Hours & The Stretch Goal!

September 14th - via:
We are now in the last 24 hours of the campaign.  We also hit our stretch goal yesterday, and now all the v1.1 will be upgraded with Sleeping Bag Straps. This project has been a huge success, but there is still one more day left. If anyone wants... (Read More)

We did it! We are funded and on our way to a free upgrade.

September 14th - via:
We Did It!We are past our goal, and this project will be funded (barring unforeseen disasters). We are thrilled. This was a very rewarding campaign for us. I really enjoyed communicating with all of you. So far, every single one of our backers has... (Read More)

3 Days Left and 98% of the Way to Our Goal!

September 13th - via:
Hi Everyone, We are officially in the final hours of our campaign. We had 200 backers when I started writing this update (but it looks like one just backed out). Anyway, we are more than 98% of the way to our goal. We feel that we should be able to... (Read More)

Back from Safety Testing

September 11th - via:
Hi Everyone!    Sorry I have been incognito for the last day or two. I just got back from a trip to my friend's safety testing facility. It was nice to see him again. He is actually a proud owner of a v1.0 (Thanks Julien!)    THE CLIPS   There... (Read More)

Backer Request: Demo Videos

September 8th - via:
We have been getting a lot of questions about how the Hammock-Backpack works. It is really pretty simple so we thought it best to just shoot two short demonstration videos. We just got done shooting and uploading these. They are intended to give our... (Read More)

Can I get more than one Hammock-Backpack?

September 6th - via:
A lot of backers have been asking us if they can increase their pledge for extra hammock sets and or bags.  The short answer is "Yes."  We will be using Backerkit to collect your survey results. If any of our backers also backed Reading Rainbow you... (Read More)

A Closer Look at the Hammock Set.

September 5th - via:
I remember the first few hammocks I got. None of them came with the ropes or straps needed to actually hang the hammock. When we started HackedPack we decided that every one of HackedPack's bags would come with a "Hammock Set". A hammock set includes... (Read More)

Hammock Capacity Test! 600 lbs. (272 Kg)

September 3rd - via:
We had a lot (and I mean a lot) of questions about how much weight the hammock can hold. We want everyone to hammock safely. The number one rule when hammocking is "Don't hammock higher than you are willing to fall". That being said, we decided to... (Read More)

Hacked Pack: A Napper's Dream BackpackKrowdfund

September 3rd - via:
Hacked Pack is a backpack made for nappers, now crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

2 weeks in, 2 weeks to go

September 1st - via:
Hey Everyone, We are currently at about 85% and making steady progress towards our goal! We really hope we hit our first stretch goal. We think the "Sleeping Bag Straps" are a great addition and would really love to include them. We were recently... (Read More)


September 1st - via:
HackedPack is a start-up with some experience funding bags through Kickstarter. A while back they created the ‘Hammock-Backpack’ which more than doubled its goal of $6,600 by raising the impressive total of $15,018. (Read More)

Hip Pockets. Be Prepared!

August 29th - via:
Hip pockets really represent who you are. Everyone keeps different things in theirs.  I just wanted to share with everyone what I keep in the hip pockets on my v1.0 hip pockets.  As an Eagle Scout,   I really believe in being prepared.  So I... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Graphics for the Main Page Ready

August 29th - via:
We just got our stretch goal graphics done for the main page. What do you guys think? Some of these goals and prices might change in the next week or so.   (Read More)

Stretch Goals Announced! BugNet & Sleeping Bag Straps

August 29th - via:
We are at 67% of our goal! Thank you everyone. Together we can make this happen. As promised we are going to be releasing some stretch goals.  Stretch Goal #1 - Unlocked at $22,000Free upgrade to Hammock-Backpack v1.1 Sleeping Bag / Yoga Mat "Under... (Read More)

Projects We're Backing: Sun Strap

August 26th - via:
Hey Everyone,   Kickstarter is a great place for good ideas. There is a cool project out there that I would like to share with everyone. Sun Strap is a solar panel/battery-combo accessory for bags. I backed a few days before we launched, and I'm... (Read More)

1/4 of the Time, Almost 2/3 of the Goal. Also Factory Trip Update

August 26th - via:
Our project has been live for a week now! We are almost at $12,000 and gearing up for stretch goals.  We would like to thank all of our backers who have backed us this early. We know a lot of you have been sharing our project. We really appreciate... (Read More)

Most of Our Early Birds are Gone, Stretch Goals Coming Soon

August 25th - via:
Ok Team, I am here for a quick up date. I am going to visit our producers today. Expect and update about that in the next 24 hours. There is a small change to the design that I would like to discuss with him. It will be part of the soon to come... (Read More)

Over half way there! Also the first round of FAQ are in.

August 21st - via:
We are officially over 50% of the way to our goal! I think we can do this.  Just to let everyone know, I will be taking a trip to see the bag manufacturer next Tuesday. Look forward to an update on that. I think he will be happy to hear how well we... (Read More)

2 Days in and Almost Half Way There!

August 21st - via:
Hi Everyone,   First of all, we have 100 backers! That's great. We want to extend a big thanks to each and every one of you. We have been really busy the last few days responding to messages and talking to suppliers.   We have been getting a lot of... (Read More)

24 hours later...

August 20th - via:
Hi Everyone,      It has been 24 hours since we launched and the project is doing great! We are over 30% of the way to our goal.       We want to express our thanks to all of the backers to have supported us so far. The the new... (Read More)

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