Progress updates related with our crowdfunding launch.

Aug-Sept Progress

Progress is slow but consistent.  No pricing or timeline yet but, we’re getting down to the final strokes.  Assembly Instruction Manual The manufacturer is reluctant to give the final quote until they know “Everything”.  That includes the last manufactured component “The User Assembly Manual”. Work on this has been slower then expected.  This work is…

June Progress Report

The picture is a new set of XOOT Kit parts (just received this morning).  We’ll be testing them this week. Progress! You may have noticed there have not been a lot of XOOT progress reports this year.  There’s reason for that… there’s just wasn’t much to say….   It’s just been hard work.  To give…

Status Update November

The march toward manufacturing continues…Manufactured in Taiwan I know this is a disappointment to some that hoped XOOT would be made in the USA.  However, manufacturing in the US is cost prohibitive for our projected volumes.  There is a chance that as volumes increase, some production (XOOT Kits) could be moved closer to consumers in…

XOOT Product Launch Status

We’ve Hit Some Pre-Launch TurbulenceQuick Summery No Crowdfunding This Year. We’re skipping crowdfunding and going straight to manufacturing.  Don’t worry.  We’ll have a pre-sale (sent to everyone in our mailing list) that lest you get a XOOT system at a discount.  So yes, it does pay to sign up… Manufacturing Difficulties Covid-19 upended our manufacturing…

Prep for Re-Launch (Part 3, When)

When Will the XOOT System Be Ready? I’ve been putting off answering “When” because no one likes the answer….(especially me)   Timing brakes down into chains of events: 1. Mechanical Design and Pricing Design->Engineering->Manufacturing Estimate->Build Prototype->Test.   There’s some back and forth between steps but we’ve got a pretty good handle on this process. (2-3 months)…