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Pens

Pen Type-C

Pen Type-C

Charliewhiskeytango’s precision-machined titanium pen weighs just 17 grams and is just 3.5mm thick, just barely thicker than its refill. It’s got a flip-out clip that lets you use it as a bookmark, and also is fun for fidgeters.

Graduation Gifts for Guys 2019

Graduation Gifts for Guys 2019

Looking to give a college or high school grad something truly useful for as a graduation gift? Everyday Carry has picked out an assortment of 10 great items, including pocket tools, tech gadgets, organizers, an elegant wristwatch, and a really sweet bolt-action pen.

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Chameleon Fineliner Pens

Chameleon Fineliner Pens
$14+  Pledge Comment

Similar to their colorful wide markers, Chameleon Fineliner pens use a specially designed ink delivery system and a mixing tip, allowing artists to smoothly blend colors, while still maintaining a beautifully thin 0.3mm line width.

Interchangeable Pen & Pencil

Interchangeable Pen & Pencil

Inventery’s aptly named Interchangeable Mechanical Pen and Pencil is a handsome brass body that accepts both Schmidt 9000 EasyFlow M pen and Schmidt DSM 2007 pencil refills. It has a removable clip, a click cap and an eraser cap. It’s available in three finishes.

Hoverpen

Hoverpen

Shanpo’s Hoverpen is equal parts writing tool and desktop centerpiece. Its magnetic cap and base allow it to stand upright when not in use. You can even make it spin in place. It uses Cross pen cartridges. It comes in aluminum or titanium.

Montegrappa Moon Landing Pen

Montegrappa Moon Landing Pen
~$6725+  Buy Comment

This intricate, limited-edition writing instrument is modeled after the Saturn V rocket that carried the Apollo 11 astronauts to the moon. Each pen is made from sterling silver or 18k gold, with resin componentry, and either fountain or rollerball versions.

Sturdie Sharpie Marker Case

Sturdie Sharpie Marker Case
$25+  Pledge Comment

A smaller and slimmer version of the Tactical Marker metal Sharpie case. The Sturdie is meant to house the ink core of a Sharpie, so you get practically the same size and shape as the marker’s original body. It comes in titanium, aluminum, brass or copper.

TriTac EDC Tactical Pen

TriTac EDC Tactical Pen
$42  Buy Comment

StatGear’s bolt-action pen doubles as a pocket knife, as well as an emergency window breaker. Its body is made from aluminum, with a 440c stainless blade, and a tungsten carbide punch. Save an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop with code MADNESS15. (through 3/31/19)

Takeflight Tactical Pen

Takeflight Tactical Pen
$28  Buy Comment

This versatile and durable pen is made from CNC-machined aluminum, and packs four tools in one: a ballpoint pen, a glass-breaker/self-defense tip, a bottle opener/screwdriver blade, and a flashlight. Note: Not TSA-approved for carry-ons.

Refyne EP1 Bolt-action Pen

Refyne EP1 Bolt-action Pen
$39+  Pledge Comment

We love the reassuring feel of locking a retractable pen in place with a bolt-action mechanism. Refyne’s design stands out with its copper inner barrel, and looks great in either black PVD stainless steel or titanium. It also comes with a removable pocket clip.

Best EDC Pens 2019

Best EDC Pens 2019

While we spend most of our time thumbing away at our phones, sometimes writing things on paper is just better. And if you’re going to write, you need a good writing instrument. Our pals at Everyday Carry are here with their picks for 10 great pens you can scribble with.

Stealth Pen V2

Stealth Pen V2

Lioe Design’s Stealth Pen V2 has an eye-catching teardrop design. Its wide body also makes the pen easier to grip than others. It’s made of aluminum, has a built-in pocket clip, and uses Parker-style Schmidt G2 refills.

Workshop Pen

Workshop Pen
$19+  Pledge Comment

The Workshop Pen is a refillable pen with a long body that looks and feels like a screwdriver handle, and is about the size of a carpenter’s pencil. Its body is made of cellulose acetate for a smooth yet grippy feel. It uses Fisher Space Pen refills.

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Nextool Pallas Tactical Pen

Nextool Pallas Tactical Pen
$25  Buy Comment

This unique writing instrument features a body made from perforated aluminum, which gives it an almost organic look, while making it supremely lightweight. It takes a Fisher Space Pen refill, and its back end features a ceramic point for self defense and breaking windows.

Darter Pen & Sewing Kit

Darter Pen & Sewing Kit
~$24+  Pledge Comment

Ornisi’s Darter is a tiny pen that manages to house an emergency sewing kit. Inside the outer shell is an organized brass sewing kit consisting of four needles, a bobbin with a 1m spool of thread and more space for threads.

Retro Tech: The CalcuPen

Retro Tech: The CalcuPen

These days, if you need a calculator, you simply use your smartphone. But there was a time when calculators were popular standalone problem solving tools. Techmoan checks out another retro oddity – a 1970s calculator crammed into a clunky writing instrument.

Xcissor Pen

Xcissor Pen
$66  Buy Link Comment

Taiwan design outfit Mininch presents a stainless steel writing instrument that conceals a second purpose. Simply remove the pen’s barrel, undo the safety lock, and you’ve got a tiny pair of scissors that goes anywhere. Given their size, they should be TSA-friendly too.

Pyro Fire Shooting Pen

Pyro Fire Shooting Pen
$80  Buy Link Comment

Ellusionist took the technology from its wrist-mounted flash gun and incorporated it into a marker pen. The Pyro Fire Shooter Pen looks like a Sharpie and actually writes, but press its covert button for 3 seconds, and it will ignite and shoot flash paper over 10 ft.

BladeMate Survival Pen

BladeMate Survival Pen
$9-$13  Buy Comment

This durable and well-priced aluminum writing instrument doubles as a glass breaker and self-defense tool, with a secondary stainless steel tip that lives beneath its rear cap. Available in blue, black, or rose gold finishes.

Click Spin Pen

Click Spin Pen
$65  Buy Comment

Vital Carry and Jac Zagoory’s Click Spin Pen lets you play with it in a couple of ways. Aside from its clicking mechanism, it also comes with a ridged spinner. It’s available in all aluminum, aluminum with a brass spinner, or all brass.

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Cross X Star Wars Pens

Cross X Star Wars Pens
$85  Buy Comment

Cross presents a collection of premium writing instruments for Star Wars fans. Available in Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, and Millennium Falcon-inspired designs, they feature a polished lacquer finish, a capless “slide-and-snap” mechanism, and a smooth gel ink refill.

Minimal Metal Ballpoint Pen

Minimal Metal Ballpoint Pen
$110+  Pledge Comment

Andrew Sanderson swears that his sleek ballpoint pen will last you a lifetime, thanks to its all metal construction and a custom self-lubricating bronze click mechanism. It comes with a Fisher Space Pen refill but works with Parker G2 refills as well.

CMYK Pen

CMYK Pen
$8  Buy Comment

SuckUK’s four-color pen comes loaded with cyan, magenta, yellow, and black inks, so you can draw images in full color with a single pen by crosshatching. While it doesn’t let you adjust saturation levels, it’s still a nifty tool for sketching and belongs in every artist’s toolbox.

Kaweco Brass Sport Rollerball Pen

Kaweco Brass Sport Rollerball Pen
$65  Buy Comment

A timeless classic look for a truly special writing instrument. Each of these gel rollerball pens from Kaweco is made from a hunk of unlacquered solid brass, CNC machined to perfection. Also available in raw aluminum or mechanical pencil versions.

HMM Ballpoint Pen

HMM Ballpoint Pen
$32  Buy Comment

HMM’s Ballpoint pen is made from aluminum alloy. It weighs just 0.78oz, making it easy to write with for extended periods. It’s available in two finishes. The raw finish has a subtle texture for better grip, while the gunmetal finish has an anti-scratch and anti-corrosion surface.

Machining Metal Pens

Machining Metal Pens

Artist Ilia Gyrevich makes unique and functional objects by machining metal. In this video, he shows off how he creates his EDC pens from brass rods, as the metal shavings fly forth in a most satisfying manner. You can buy his wares from the MachinedGift Etsy shop.

CuttleLola Electric Dotspen

CuttleLola Electric Dotspen
$35  Buy Link Comment

This unique writing instrument allows artists to draw with a stippling technique without having to constantly raise and lower the pen. The rechargeable pen vibrates its tip rapidly to drop dots of ink onto the page. Reduced price available for a limited time from Massdrop.

TM 2 Sharpie Marker Case

TM 2 Sharpie Marker Case
$45+  Pledge Comment

The Tactical Marker 2.0 or TM 2 is a tough metal case for Sharpie markers. You can even drive over them and they’ll remain undamaged. The carrier comes in aluminum, brass or copper variants and with your choice of a blue, black or red Sharpie.

Best Bolt Action Pens 2018

Best Bolt Action Pens 2018

If you’re looking for a great gift for guys, you can’t go wrong with a bolt-action pen. These slick writing instruments feature a weapon-inspired loading mechanism that’s both stable and satisfying. Everyday Carry picks a few of their faves. We’re partial to the Boker Micarta.

Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen

Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen
$135  Buy Comment

From personal to digital, Inventery’s compact and versatile pen has your writing needs covered. Aside from its namesake tool, it also has an interchangeable ballpoint pen head. Its clipped cap can also be swapped with a stylus tip, a clip-less cap and a keychain cap.

Slughaus NanoPen

Slughaus NanoPen
$18+/3 pcs.  Pledge Comment

Slughaus claims that its NanoPen is the world’s smallest and lightest pen. It’s as small as a key and is even lighter. But don’t think that it’s fragile. It’s waterproof, fireproof and tough as nails. Its tungsten carbide tip can even be used to slice and puncture.

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