Some of life’s greatest adventures require lugging a lot of stuff. The Qliplet is a revolutionary carabiner with rotating hook so you can keep your hands free and do more in your life.
The sleek Rolla Tag identifies your bag (or lunchbox or suitcase) but keeps your information hidden until you pull the scroll open.
The Everything Bag is inspired by one of Mina’s most used travel bags of all time. Perfectly simple, it is just big enough to fit everything you need, no matter what you do (we use it to carry tools, toiletries, tools, product samples, you name it!). And it has original Qliplet art on the front!
Choose from the following color options through a survey after the campaign.
*About Go Girl Green: Twenty percent of Go Girl Green sales will be donated to the Girl Scouts of Western Washington (please see FAQs for why).
And if aircraft grade aluminum isn’t good enough for you, we have a titanium model! We can engrave it with up to 14 characters, and we’ll even put it in a black velvet pouch to show how special it is.
Her vision first became reality last year when Lulabop launched a campaign for its first product to great success. The Qliplet is a newly designed, smaller product created as a part of the original product line to give customers more options in size and style. Please see FAQs for more detail on how the Qliplet is different from its older sibling.
We know that there are some of you who are as geeky as we are and would love to know more about the design and manufacturing process. In the process of coming to our current design, we made endless 3-D prints and several prototypes in the actual materials. Luckily, 3-D printing is really cool!
The Qliplet arms are made using the same advanced CNC (computerized numerical control) technology that is used in jet aircraft and race cars. Each arm is precision-machined out of solid billet aluminum, then hard anodized for a gorgeous finish. Even the spring in the Qliplet is made using this super high precision machine. Check out how it’s made!
Our pivot assembly uses the same high strength corrosion-free polymer found in many of the world’s most durable products and fastened together with a high tensile strength stainless steel.
There are challenges for sure when manufacturing a product. Every lesson I have personally learned about manufacturing and delivery from my first product has been applied to the production planning for the Qliplet. I have furthered added two team members, John and Andy, who have extensive engineering and production experience (over 40 years combined).
Our team has also spent the past few months visiting manufacturers, interviewing them and reviewing their work to select the right partner. Having selected one, we have received several samples of the Qliplet and have worked closely with them to ensure that communication lines, quality expectations and delivery timelines are crystal clear. Andy, our manufacturing engineer, is based in Hong Kong and will maintain daily contact with our manufacturing partner and visit them at least weekly to ensure that we are on schedule and quality standards are met or exceeded.
To our delight, the Qlipter received immediate high praise from customers and reviewers for innovative design and functionality.
We also received several requests for a smaller version that would fit well in a palm and be more suitable for urban, parenting and travel uses. The Qliplet is about 20% smaller than the Qlipter and is completely re-designed. Our goal as a company is to give customers OPTIONS in size and style.
In terms of design, the Qliplet uses a completely different pivot system. Rather than having one rotation point and one folding point, the Qliplet has two folding joints and a rotating joint to help hanging items find their natural center of gravity.
2. What’s up with Go Girl Green?
You might be wondering about the Go Girl Green Qliplet model in honor of the Girl Scouts of Western Washington. Although we are a small, start-up company, we wanted to find a way to give to back to our community. While there are many great causes, we are currently supporting the Girl Scouts of Western Washington because as a mom of a little girl and a volunteer content developer in the Cookie CEO program, I am personally aligned with the Girl Scouts mission of “building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”
3. How will you ship?