DID YOU MISS THE CAMPAIGN? DO YOU STILL WANT TO PURCHASE A SQ1 EDC PEN? DO YOU WANT TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES FOR THE SQQ? I WILL BE ADDING NEW ITEMS TO THE STORE ONCE PRODUCTION BEGINS
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I WILL BE OFFERING
- kEYCHAIN END CAPS
- NEW FINISHES FOR CAPS
- POCKET CLIP CAPS
- MORE TO COME
Hello Kickstarters, welcome to my 2nd project. I am super excited to be launching a CNC machined pen I call the SQ1. Machined from 6061 Anodized Aluminum, with Brass and Copper Options. Please take a moment and read about the SQ1 EDC PEN, if you like what you see be sure to check out the different reward packages I have created. -Ryan
Funny how when you use an everyday item like a pen, you really don't take much notice to it. Think about it? When was the last time you really picked up a pen and gave it a thorough inspection? Most of us just grab anything write something down then throw it back down on the table. After designing and manufacturing my first pen project, I have a tremendous amount of respect for this every day item.
I wanted to create a pen that stood out from the crowd, which doesn't mean it needed to be the craziest out of this world design using some un-obtanium material. Trust me I love exotic materials like titanium just as much as the next guy. Unfortunately titanium is crazy expensive, which in the end drives the price up for the consumer. For this version of the SQ1 I was able to keep the price point low by utilizing 6061 T6 I personally feel that a pen should be something simplistic and functional with a certain cool factor.
SPECIFICATIONS & ASSEMBLY:
- Main body machined from 6061 T6 Aluminum
- Stonewashed Finish or Anodized Multiple Colors
- CNC Dimples Milled for Finger Grips
- Fisher Space Pen (Fine) Refill (No O-Rings or Spacers Required)
- Overall Length: 5"
- Diameter 5/16"
- Weight .9oz
- 2 Cap Materials Solid Brass or Solid Copper
- 4 Finishes Available
CAP MATERIAL AND FINISHES:
As a young man, I can recall watching my dad spend hours in his shop building the coolest cars. We would take them to car shows and people would always ask "Hey Who Built that Car" and I could always see the sense of pride on my dads face when he replied "I did". One thing that always stuck out to me. Everything my dad did was complicated, but if you sat back and looked at it, you couldn't really tell. That was his secret, keep it simple. My style and designs are greatly influenced by all the imagery I was exposed to growing up and I feel the SQ1 represents that.
THE SQ1 ANODIZED ALUMINUM:
THE SQ1 STONEWASHED:
THE SQ1 STYLUS EDITION:
- Stylus Version Includes 2 caps
As I mentioned before this is my 2nd Kickstarter Project. Take a look at some of the feedback from my first project. The EDC Bullet Lanyard Bead! This community rocks and the support and feedback makes my day!
Brad has been around the Kickstarter Community for years, not only as a popular creator, but an avid backer. This pen project truly would not have come to life without some encouraging words and solid advice from Brad. Since this was my first venture into the world of pens, I wanted to create a pen that was simple, affordable, worked well and most of all, STOOD OUT FROM THE CROWD! you can definitely see some of my design inspiration in the SQ1. Thanks again for the help Brad, I am really proud of this pen. This pen turned out just as I had pictured it in my head 4 months ago!
Sometimes it's easy to forget where you came from. I always try to stay humble in everything I do. I am a very competitive person and passionate about the things I do. Lucky for me, I met George when I purchased my first CNC lathe. George has been in the machining industry for over 30 years and has been an invaluable resource, mentor and friend of mine. Pressing the green button on the CNC machine is the easy part, it's the path we take to get there that most don't see. I just wanted to say thank you George for all the help you have given me, I wouldn't be making the things I create in my head without your help!
Risks and challenges
RNG Products LLC Is an Owner Operator Start-Up.
* I 100% Design and Manufacture all of my products.
* I eliminate the middle man and lengthy delays from machine shops that tend to over charge and overpromise.
* I control Quality Control - and Strive to ship rewards On-Time or Early when possible.
* I have successfully created, funded and shipped a product on Kickstarter.
My KickStarter Projects Begin well before you see it offered. I design and create working prototypes and make necessary changes that come up during the manufacturing process. Although a pen looks like a very simple product, it's actually quite a little complex item. If you are anything like me, you probably have no patience and can't wait to get a new item in your hands. By following all of the above, this is what allows me to offer a very unique and affordable pen to you the consumer in a timely manner.
Depending on the amount of Pledges I receive, that will dictate how long it will take to manufacture and ship the SQ1. Just to be no the safe side, I estimate the pens will ship in Oct of 2016 at the Latest, and more then likely they will ship much sooner.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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