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Post #16, Aug 31, 2012 02:23:03


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TejasPOWER wrote in post #14928905external link
Hahaha. Thanks for letting me in... :lol: it's a great strap. Love how it operates and hangs on. My side.

You're welcome.

Sirrith wrote in post #14929727external link
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With bling bling Billingham :). We have 5 people officially have Luma Cinch :).

Post #17, Aug 31, 2012 10:01:27


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gakoenig wrote in post #14869845external link
*snip*

Edited to add: This is actually a reject that lives on my wall here at home...

aaaah, look of freshly milled aluminum...

gotta get back to my cnc router project to get it workin...

Post #18, Aug 31, 2012 10:58:09


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I have the Luma Cinch since the beginning of its existance, will get some photos up soon! ;)

Post #19, Aug 31, 2012 13:15:21


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Question:
(1) Does your Luma Cinch smell strongly of "chemicals"?
(2) The pictures show the pulley tab as black, however, mine is dark brownish/maroon. Can anyone confirm if they've switched the pulley tab? Definitely prefer the black, as it also appears to be a different material than what I have.

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xeodragon wrote in post #14936799external link
Question:
(1) Does your Luma Cinch smell strongly of "chemicals"?
(2) The pictures show the pulley tab as black, however, mine is dark brownish/maroon. Can anyone confirm if they've switched the pulley tab? Definitely prefer the black, as it also appears to be a different material than what I have.

Mine does not smell of chemicals and the pulley tab is jet black, did you get yours directly from Luma Labs ?

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I've had it before anyone else. Just waiting for the darn QD. ;)

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Post #22, Sep 02, 2012 02:38:41


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and just what the heck is a luma?

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Not a fan girl yet but did have one sent to a friend in Portland so it would be sure to be there when I fly out next Saturday. Figured with the shipping time to MI that it had a better chance of making it across the city than across the country. :)

The Cinch is my first purchase based on recommendations/resear​ch on this forum. That and the really cool video showing the Cinch in action. :mrgreen: Looking forward to a much better experience than that darned Canon strap!

Post #24, Sep 02, 2012 12:20:52 as a reply to MDJAK's post 3 hours earlier.


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lannes wrote in post #14936903external link
Mine does not smell of chemicals and the pulley tab is jet black, did you get yours directly from Luma Labs ?

Yup! Directly from Luma. Maybe they changed the materials... Hopefully not for cost savings... The black looks way better not only aesthetically but quality wise as well. The brownish/maroon one I had was very stiff, smelled of chemicals and the inside of it had random black dime-sized spots. Waiting for a response from their customer supprt, haven't heard from them for about a week now regarding an exchange.

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Yup! Directly from Luma. Maybe they changed the materials... Hopefully not for cost savings... The black looks way better not only aesthetically but quality wise as well. The brownish/maroon one I had was very stiff, smelled of chemicals and the inside of it had random black dime-sized spots. Waiting for a response from their customer supprt, haven't heard from them for about a week now regarding an exchange.

Humm, I'm looking into why we haven't replied to your support email. I stopped handling support a couple of months ago, to focus on future products.

I have no explanation for why your pull tab would be anything but black. All our pull tabs are die cut from a single batch of leather we bought a few months ago and that supply should last us for a few more quarters. All of it is black, it is all from the same batch of cows and was all tanned in a single run.

We do use a stiff/dense leather that feels a bit like cardboard when you first get the Cinch. As you use it, it wears in and softens up. Buttery smooth and soft leather simply would not hold up to getting squeezed and pulled on for very long, and we build the Cinch as something to last virtually forever.

Any way it goes, we'll just swap the funky Maroon one out for a black one, and we can even use the slightly softer leather if you prefer.

Post #26, Sep 02, 2012 13:12:57


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MDJAK wrote in post #14937596external link
and just what the heck is a luma?

http://luma-labs.com/products/cinc​hexternal link

Check out the video by scrolling down a bit.

Post #27, Sep 02, 2012 13:22:31


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I'd just like to say Greg has messaged me to help me process the issue with my order - great customer service from Luma as usual.

gakoenig wrote in post #14938399external link
Humm, I'm looking into why we haven't replied to your support email. I stopped handling support a couple of months ago, to focus on future products.

I have no explanation for why your pull tab would be anything but black. All our pull tabs are die cut from a single batch of leather we bought a few months ago and that supply should last us for a few more quarters. All of it is black, it is all from the same batch of cows and was all tanned in a single run.

We do use a stiff/dense leather that feels a bit like cardboard when you first get the Cinch. As you use it, it wears in and softens up. Buttery smooth and soft leather simply would not hold up to getting squeezed and pulled on for very long, and we build the Cinch as something to last virtually forever.

Any way it goes, we'll just swap the funky Maroon one out for a black one, and we can even use the slightly softer leather if you prefer.

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Post #29, Sep 02, 2012 17:47:29 as a reply to xeodragon's post 3 hours earlier.


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Well, is there no end to the dangerous people around here? ;)

Yep, $75 charged on my card. I'll wait for my Luma Cinch to come in the mail.

Hope I like it.

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