The Refill List, Updated
The Pen Vise was designed to be used with as many different ballpoint and rollerball refills as possible, from the cheapest plastic refills through to large-capacity refills, pressurized... Read more
Daga Shopping Site Renewal
The Daga shopping site has been completely overhauled. Now the Daga URL, www.da-ga.com, takes you straight to the shopping page.
You can learn more about the Daga brand and... Read more
Stage 4, Shipping Complete!
Final shipping of all rewards has finished.
All rewards outside Japan finished sending on December 22nd, using the Japan Post International ePacket system, a variation on the EMS express mail... Read more
Stage 3, Laser Marking Complete! Deliveries Started!
The laser marking is complete and all the pens are assembled ready for delivery.
Packing and shipping of the first Pen-Vise-only sets has started and will be followed next week... Read more
Stage 2, Surface Finishing, Complete!
All the Duralumin parts – shafts and grips – have been sand-blasted and anodized.
All that remains now is the laser marking before packing and shipping.
Satin Black was the... Read more
Stage 1, Duralumin Machining, Complete!
The first stage of machining has finished and the Duralumin pen shafts and grips are now at the surface-finishing factory.
They are being sand-blasted and anodized to... Read more
Backer Surveys sent out! Please reply ASAP – we need this info to deliver your reward!
Calling all backers!
The Pen Vise Kickstarter campaign is finished but our work has only just started. Our suppliers are ordering material and scheduling production; we are... Read more
Thank You! The Pen Vise is Funded!
We made it!
With your support, the Pen Vise campaign is a success and we have started preparations complete the rewards.
There will be surveys going out soon to confirm... Read more
Business Partners: The Pen Vise + Asterope Card Case Set
The Pen Vise is now available as a set with the Daga Asterope business card case in titanium or brass.
The Asterope business card case has a unique double cover... Read more
The Big Refill List Is Here!
The Big Refill List, always work-in-progress, is up on the Daga blog site.
It includes links to manufacturer's websites wherever possible. Where manufacturer sites are not available, each refill... Read more
Refill Template & Reward Update
Instead of listing all the refills you can use with the Pen Vise, we've made this template for refills that are sure to fit.
These templates are not... Read more
Pen Vise + Pen Case, the perfect combination
Our partners at Angle have custom-designed a pen case for the Pen Vise. This first batch is a limited reward at exceptional value for this level of craftsmanship.
It... Read more
Pledges passed one hundred on Friday; huge thanks to all of you and please help us spread the word about the Pen Vise.
We are enjoying your comments and messages... Read more
Preliminary Refill List
What follows is a list of Japanese ballpoint pen, gel- and water-based rollerball pen refills that you can use with the Pen Vise.
As a rule, any Parker-style refill is... Read more