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This is my blog about creating a startup LED flashlight business. I'm a designer, fabricator, and strategist and I'm passionate about making ideas real. I believe that products are about people, that they should be built to last, deliver real value, and that we need to do a better job than we have in the recent past.
Most of my career has been contract or freelance work and I've crafted products and strategies for both big international companies and startups. I also used to work in the "industry" fabricating special effects for film and TV, along with the occasional hot rod. Bottom line, I love making things.
I'm starting this blog so you can follow along, from day one, and see what it's like to start a business, or fail in the process. Only time will tell, but I hope you find this interesting enough to stay tuned, comment, link, like, tweet, and (most importantly) participate in turning this idea into something tangible and valuable.
For a good place to get started with general info about who, what, why, etc., check out the "Stickies" on the left side of the page. Thanks for stopping by and please don't hesitate to ask questions and get involved!
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Sunday, November 30, 2014
2015 Ready Made Price Increase
Ready-Made lights will be going up in price in 2015. The current base price is $229 but next year it will be $255...so now is the time to jump on a Ready Made! I like to keep pricing as reasonable as possible while making it worth my time to actually produce. Everything has become more expensive over the last 18 months and it's time to make an adjustment. The machining cost alone has jumped 15% in the last year. If you want to take advantage of the 2014 pricing just follow this link :)