Carbon fiber ukulele, Black Panther pocket knife, MAGNO Ti mechanical pencil, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

This week we are bringing you five crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. This week’s campaigns are for people interested in EDC gear, musical instruments, and photography. Check out our picks for this week’s notable crowdfunding campaigns.

Kylin M: 3-axis stabilizer for lightweight cameras

blurb by: Julian Perry

What is it?
The Kylin M is a 3-axis gimbal stabilizer with a single rotatable handle that can provide a better filming experience.

Why do I like it?
I like the Kylin M 3-axis gimbal stabilizer because it can accommodate several types of cameras and is designed for every level of Videographer from novice to professional. Its design makes it easy to integrate it into several types of film shoots and recording scenarios. Its built-in parallel bus interface provides a great opportunity for use with the optional control cable, that puts several camera control functions in the palm of your hand.

Where can I find more info?
The Kylin M 3-axis gimbal stabilizer campaign ends on 3/28/2018 and they have already met their flexible funding goal of $10,000. You can pre-order a Kylin M 3-axis gimbal stabilizer starting at $249. After the Kylin M 3-axis gimbal stabilizer campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in April 2018. Visit their Indiegogo funding page for all the details.

Super Straps: Relieve Backpack Strain & Improve Posture

What is it?
Super Straps are ergonomic backpack straps that attach to your existing backpack to improve comfort and posture while carrying your pack by lifting the pack to better distribute the weight off your neck and shoulders.

Why do I like it?
I don’t use backpacks but I most people I know do and Super Straps looks like it could be a game changer for anyone who carries their gear around in that type of bag. And the fact that you don’t have to buy a new backpack but can add the Super Straps to your favorite bag makes it even better.

Where can I find more info?
The Super Straps campaign ends on 4/27/2018 and they have already met funding goal of $18,000. You can pre-order a set of Super Straps starting at $49. After the Super Straps campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in October 2018. Visit their Kickstarter page for all the details.

Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade

What is it?
The Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade is a small EDC pocket knife that a superhero from Wakanda would love and so would I.

Why do I like it?
I like the Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade because it’s small but mighty. In addition to a body made out of titanium which will last a lifetime, the hawkbill blade will cut through boxes, cord, etc. There’s even an optional tungsten carbide glass breaker built into the knife for emergency situations.

Where can I find more info?
The Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade campaign ends on 4/7/2018 and they have already met funding goal of $5,000. You can pre-order a Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade starting at $45. After the Black Panther Titanium Micro Blade campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in July 2018. Visit their Indiegogo page for all the details.

KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulele

What is it?
The KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulele is just what you think it is. It’s a ukulele made out of carbon fiber material instead of wood.

Why do I like it?
I like the KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulele because you won’t have to worry about it cracking due things like humidity, dropping it, etc. It’s made a carbon fiber which is tough and durable. It also sounds pretty good. Check out the videos on their campaign page. The instruments have a pleasant ring to them.

Where can I find more info?
The KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulele campaign ends on 4/12/2018 and they have already met funding goal of $20,000. You can pre-order a KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulelestarting at $419. After the KLOS Carbon Fiber Ukulele campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in June 2018. Visit their Indiegogo page for all the details.

MAGNO Ti: World’s First Magnetically Powered Titanium Pencil

What is it?
The MAGNO Ti a uniquely designed mechanical pencil that uses magnets to insert and remove the 2mm lead.

Why do I like it?
I like the MAGNO Ti because magnets! This pencil looks really cool but when you see how the lead can be extended or retracted by moving the collar on the outside of the pencil, it just makes you want to say wow and try one for yourself. Oh, and it’s made of Titanium too!

Where can I find more info?
The MAGNO Ti campaign ends on 4/8/2018 and they have already met funding goal of $8,368. You can pre-order a MAGNO Ti starting at $28. After the MAGNO Ti campaign ends, rewards are estimated to start shipping in August 2018. Visit their Kickstarter page for all the details.

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