Pens

NeoLAB LAMY Safari all black ncode smartpen review – Analog meets digital

REVIEW – I enjoy keeping a paper journal, notebook, diary, log, whatever you want to call it. I use one every day to write down 3-4 tasks that I want to accomplish because I’ve found that writing them on paper and checking them off as I finish them, actually makes me more productive than putting …

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This EDC pen has a bolt action pocket clip

NEWS – I’ve seen lots of bolt action pens, but the Tactiv WP09 Bolt Action pen from KeySmart is the first one I’ve seen that puts the bolt action mechanism in the pocket clip. Nice! This EDC pen is constructed with machined aluminum, stainless steel, and polished copper. It features 100% waterproof Rite-In-The-Rain permanent ink …

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Olight Open Pro EDC penlight review – Is it 3-in-1 EDC perfection?

REVIEW – Olight is well known for its quality EDC flashlights and now they have something new. It’s the Olight Open Pro EDC penlight. It’s a pen, it’s a flashlight, and it’s even a laser pointer. Let’s check it out. What is it? The Olight Open Pro EDC penlight is a ballpoint pen with a …

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Based on the classic Bic pen, this 3 pack will set you back 199 Euros!

NEWS – The design of these pens is obviously based on the popular and cheap Bic pen. But that’s where the similarities end because these pens are made in Paris by PINEL et PINEL, have a blue, white or red leather-wrapped barrel, and a gold or silver cap. This 3 pen set will let you …

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TM2 is a $175 titanium case for a $1 Sharpie that you’ll want

NEWS – From the why-would-anyone-pay-this-much-for-something-like-this-but-give-it-to-me-now file comes the TM2. What is it? It’s an aluminum, black anodized aluminum, copper, brass, or titanium case/cover for the classic Sharpie permanent marker. How does it work? Take a Sharpie marker, throw away the cap, unscrew the 2 halves of TM2 case, slide the Sharpie into it, screw the …

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Monocarbon carbon fiber rollerball pen review

REVIEW – Sometimes, you need to make a statement.  People use several things to make those statements.  Designer clothing, swiss watches, and other statement pieces that set a tone or expectation.  One that is used heavily in business is the pen. When you’re inking that multi-million dollar contract, you don’t want to whip out the …

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The most expensive EDC pen you won’t be able to get out of your head

NEWS – Just look at those EDC pens. It’s the TPX10 from MecArmy and it’s insanely cool for 5 reasons. First of all, it’s a mini bolt-action pen so yeah. Secondly, it’s available in 4 finishes including the titanium bronze (above on the left) and the wickedly cool Zirconium (on the right), titanium (below), and …

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It’s a pen and it’s a stabby stabber

NEWS – It gets a little tiresome when everything that happens to have a point on it is called tactical, but you have to admit that people love reading about EDC gear (including myself), so here we go with another multi-tool, multi-function, tactical (there, I said it) pen. It’s the Stinger and I’m guessing if …

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Here’s a unique titanium pen that doubles as a bookmark

NEWS – I may be a gadgeteer, but I love my analog gear just as much as my digital gadgets. Case in point, pens, and journals. That’s why the CW&T Type-C pen from Baum Kuchen caught my eye. This pen is made of titanium and features a unique flat (3.5mm) design that allows it to …

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WUBEN Gecko E61 Rechargeable Penlight review – a multi-function EDC pen

REVIEW – Unless you’re a nocturnal animal, it’s hard to see what you’re writing when it’s dark. WUBEN decided that having a built-in rechargeable light on an EDC style pen would be a great idea to fix that problem. Let’s see if they were right by taking a look at the WUBEN Gecko E61 Rechargeable …

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Galen Leather Co. zippered leather 10-slot pen case review

REVIEW – I want to see a show of hands, how many of you love leather AND pens AND notebooks? Then here is a wonderful accessory to add to your collection of stationery storage gear. It’s the zippered leather 10-slot pen case from Galen Leather Co. Let’s check it out. What is it? The zippered …

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