As you can see in these new images the metal spacers and urethane spacers are now separate from each other. The main reason for this change is that it dramatically decreases the replacement costs for the user when deciding to upgrade their spacers. Which, as all parts we use when blading, will need to be replaced from time to time. Most importantly the user wont have to pay for additional metal when they simply want to try a different hardness urethane. It facilitates the ability to try out different CRS setups and allows us to economically produce more options that much more readily. This cost savings is applied to the metal spacer parts also, as we plan to introduce color plated versions in the future.
On another note we have recently setup some forum discussions where people where asked to come up with some questions for us about the progress of the frames. You can check one out via this rollerblading only Reddit page where Create Originals CEO Brian Lewis takes a live Q&A about the CRS project. You can view that here:
Once we get what should be the final sample round of metal parts we'll be able to push the button and get your frames produced. That process will take 30 days. We will then expedite the shipping to us so we can get them to you as soon as possible. Those who selected clothing rewards will still receive them before the Holidays. Anyone who has not submitted their backer surveys, please do so. If you have changed your address or the reward options you'd like please email us the info so we can update our files. Thank you for your support.
The Create Development Team (from Kickstarter)