FAQ: Redux COURG - Hybrid Watches with Missions to Tackle
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ORDERS: When do I select my variant / dial / leather strap choice?

Once the campaign touches down successfully, we’ll send out a survey to all our backers and you’ll get to make final choices. Last updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015 12:52 am EDT

ORDERS: How do I add the leather strap / canvas roll?

Add the individual price of the canvas roll ($24) or leather strap ($39) to whichever pledge level you are at. For multiples if you’re at Wingman or above, you’ll need to account multiple straps, if you want more than one. Last updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015 12:52 am EDT

ORDERS: Can I get the same variant at multiple watch levels?

The multiple watch levels were set for backers interested in rocking multiple variants, with a steep discount off retail to show our appreciation for their generous support. That said, backers at Wingman and above can choose any mix of one each of the variants they like. Last updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015 10:57 pm EDT

MANUFACTURING: Where is this made? Why aren’t you making these watches in the U.S.?

This is a goal of ours, but in order to keep costs at a minimum and make COURG within reach for as many people that have wanted a watch like this as I have for the first run. Kickstarter backers prove there’s demand for COURG and pave the way for us to explore what’s next. The reality and dirty secret of the watch industry today is that many so-called Swiss and German “made” watches are actually assembled of Asian manufactured components. What people are often paying up for is the slick marketing and veneer of prestige. We’re working with a Hong Kong based company, which has manufacturing facilities across the strait in Shenzen, China. Last updated: Wed, Jul 29 2015 3:12 am EDT

DESIGN: Type-B Date Variant

The Type-B watch is now available with the date option. Last updated: Mon, Sept 28 2015 12:52 am EDT

DESIGN: 42mm case / 22mm straps?

The 39mm is DEFINITELY getting made. There’s no question about that! I’m thrilled that you guys with bigger wrists have come along on the ride and believe in the my vision for COURG as is. That said, if we can develop the 42mm on the same timeline, I’ll make it happen. I’ve started the discussion with our manufacturers about the 42mm and they will get back to me ASAP so we can plan accordingly. A few factors will go into this: Added cost of materials, new molds, and as many of you already suggested an MOQ, which may very likely be 300. Last updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015 1:19 am EDT

DESIGN: Which is your favorite variant?

So, I’ve been accused of playing favorites with the Type-A. And in fact it’s true. The Type-A was the first design that I wanted to hunt down and was therefore also the first prototype I had made. It wasn’t until the second round of prototypes that I extended to the three additional variants. Still, each variant is near and dear to me since I spent so many hours bringing them into the 39mm size and yet maintain some sense of negative space. That said, I have a special spot for the Minimalist because it took a lot of design sweat to figure out the weights and typography implementation that would create a harmonious expression that was still faithful to Bauhaus without it being some ugly step-child mashup, which it could have easily become. (pssst … looks like there may be a 5th recruit joining the squadron!) Last updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015 12:29 pm EDT

FUNDING: Now that the campaign is successful, you can just add X,Y,Z.

Please remember that the number in the top right corner looks large, but must cover the following: 10% goes straight to Kickstarter and payment processing. Then add: costs of taxes, freight and shipping, packaging, Backerkit, failed transactions, 1 year of TLC, multiple rounds of prototypes, various tools, services, and software. Not to mention what WE’RE ALL HERE FOR: top grade watch components and materials at an peerless value. Last updated: Wed, Jul 29 2015 2:12 am EDT

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