May 2, 2014
Inkless Metal Pen
From the website:
Graphite is for people who aren't confident in what they're writing, and accountants.
Ink is for doodling in meetings.
Metal is for everything else.
If you want to make a point (that doesn't require any sharpening or refilling), look no further than the Inkless Metal Pen with special alloy tip.
There's no ink to dry up or leak all over your new shirt and it's virtually smudge free.
It doesn't smear and never runs out of "ink."
Black or Silver: $25.95.
May 2, 2014 at 12:01 AM | Permalink
(Welcome back, Joe!)
I have one of these!
Calling it a pen is a bit of a misnomer. It really writes like a pencil...except that you can't erase it.
It does, however, have a number of pluses. There is no ink, and thus nothing to explode in your pocket. You will almost certainly lose the thing before it runs out of metal to write with. It doesn't smear (like ink or pencil graphite does).
At the end of the day, while I own one of these, I still carry a pen. If it wrote darker and bolder, I would consider replacing my pen with this.
(Side note: my everyday carry pen is a Papermate Inkjoy 300. Not the retractable RT model, but the one with the cap. Unlike this thing, which costs $26, I can get a box of 12 for eight bucks on Amazon...so I don't mind occasionally losing one or lending it and not getting it back. I've spent hundreds of dollars on various pens over the years...and I can tell you, the Papermate Inkjoy performs like a champ. You can keep this bad boy in your pocket all day long and still depend on it writing reliably on the first try when you need it to. I used to carry a Montblanc, which was better in every single way, but when I lost one I felt horrible because of its cost. The Papermate does not have that problem, and while it's no Montblanc it gets the job done admirably).
Posted by: Nathan | May 2, 2014 2:53:43 PM
Silver, or - no, just silver; 6" long; a whopping 50lbs for $74.
Perfect party favor, promotional gift, DIY lobotomy.
Posted by: Flautist | May 2, 2014 12:32:26 PM