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Good Things Are Coming This Summer!

 

We will be attending Blade Show in Atlanta, GA! 

Dates: June 7th-9th, 2019

TABLE 11D
This newsletter has A LOT of info. Here are the main announcements:
 
  • Batch 7 will open at Blade Show for show attendees only, and our online customers once we return from the show (two per customer limit).
  • $300 deposit will secure your spot on the list- CASH OR CHECK ONLY for in person deposits.
  • We expect to start delivering in 2-3 months, then we plan to ship Deadlocks weekly.
  • 10-Batch 6 Deadlocks available for sale via lottery at Blade Show.
  • Tom Sterling Hand Engraved Deadlock available at Blade Show for sale via auction. Starting bid is $2,000.
Batch 7 Will Open At The Show!
To give some backstory, there are a couple of reasons we have always sold the Deadlock in smaller batches. First, when the Deadlock came out it was A LOT more complicated than it is now. Every batch since has been followed up with R&D- eliminating parts, and re-engineering this design so that we would be able to easily manufacture in larger quantities.

Secondly, we simply didn't have the infrastructure to support a large amount of orders. Over the last year we have assembled a team of employees, purchased new machines, and have completely changed our operation from being an R&D focused shop to a production focused shop.

We're finally ready!

We have some exciting changes coming to how we're going to take orders. As it is right now, you place a deposit via our newsletter. The problem with this method of ordering is that you can't always get the knife design you want because it sells out too quickly.  

In order to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to get the design option they want, we're ready to open our books to everyone. 

We're going to be opening our books for Batch 7 at the show - FOR SHOW ATTENDEES ONLY.

For those attending the show, please come over to table 11D and place your non-refundable $300 CASH OR CHECK deposit to guarantee your spot on the list for Batch 7!

Currently we take our payments primarily via PayPal, but are working diligently to switch to a different merchant account service so that we can process credit card payments. Due to the type of knife we sell however, we've had quite a difficult time getting approval. Details to come once everything is finalized.

Once we return from Georgia, we will be opening up the books for Batch 7 to our online customers.

This means we're going to be taking a LOT more orders at once, so your delivery time will be longer than it has been in the past- but you'll be able to get the knife you want

We expect initial delivery time after opening up books to be 2-3 months. After that, we expect to be shipping Deadlocks every week. We have our new Updates Blog which will be used to update you on where we are at in production & shipping, as well as any other important news regarding what we're working on here in the shop.

As for custom/ Damascus Deadlocks, we still plan on doing more of them but they will be made and sold in short sprint runs and sold via our newsletter. 

Two Deadlocks per customer limit. 
IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

AS OF BATCH 7 WE WILL NO LONGER ABLE TO SHIP INTERNATIONALLY.

AS OF BATCH 7 WE WILL NO LONGER ABLE TO SHIP TO THE FOLLOWING STATES
  1. DELAWARE
  2. VIRGINIA
  3. HAWAII
  4. NEW MEXICO
  5. PUERTO RICO
  6. U.S VIRGIN ISLANDS
  7. WASHINGTON
This isn't our policy, but one we have to enforce in order to accept credit card payments and move the ordering process away from PayPal- which will be coming soon. We apologize for the inconvenience. It is the customer's responsibility to understand and abide by their local laws. 

If you're a Deadlock fan- we urge you to support Knife Rights; a non-profit organization that has made huge strides in changing knife laws. Help us support them!
Join Knife Rights
Available for Purchase At Blade
Come stop by Table 11D and say hi! Here's what we will have at the show: 

These will be sold lottery style. Come by the table and fill out a lottery card for the chance to purchase! 

Deadlock Model B: 
  • Carbon fiber, bead blasted titanium, or tumbled titanium handle options  
  • Heat colored and bead blasted titanium accents 
  • Double edge options only
Pricing Info:
  • Base Price: $1,100 
  • Heat Colored: +$100
  • Double Edge: +$100
Come by the table and fill out a lottery card for the chance to purchase! 
Deadlock Lottery
Blasted Titanium Handles
Carbon Fiber Handles
Tumbled Titanium Handles
Deadlock Auction
Tom Sterling Hand Engraved Deadlock will be available via auction at Blade! 
 
Starting Bid: $2,000
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