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The Sturdie is a sleek and refined premium metal writing instrument that uses the classic Sharpie fine point tip, ink core and cap.
The Sturdie is a sleek and refined premium metal writing instrument that uses the classic Sharpie fine point tip, ink core and cap.
159 backers pledged $9,769 to help bring this project to life.
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The Sturdie: A Premium Metal Sharpie

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The Sturdie has amazing balance for easy and comfortable writing!  Perfect EDC writer!

The Sturdie metal barrel is laser engraved and includes your laser engraved backer number!

The classic Sharpie tip and ink core screws securely and easily into the metal alloy barrel of the Sturdie

The Sturdie gives you the option to insert any color ink you wish by using the ink-core assembly from any standard Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Marker!

Choose your ink color on the survey at the end of the project.  Choice of Red, Black or Blue ink color.  Ships fully assembled and ready to write! 

 Postable cap!

Sturdie weights: 

  • Copper – 2.1 oz.
  • Brass – 2.0 oz.
  • Aluminum – 0.8 oz.
  • Titanium– 1.2 oz.
  • Stainless– 1.9 oz.
  • (the original plastic Sharpie – 0.3 oz.)

Sturdie dimensions:

  • Barrel Diameter - .5” (Identical to the classic Sharpie)
  • Length - 5.5” (Identical to the classic Sharpie)

To remove the tip and ink-core insert from a standard Sharpie just flex and twist it out.  The ink-core insert will then screw in to the Sturdie barrel for a secure fit! 

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Risks and challenges

The Sturdie will be made locally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There is an abundant supply of locally sourced material.

I have delivered several other successful projects including the Aluminum/Titanium Spike + Bar, https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/179537728/spike-bar and the https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/179537728/tm-2

I also have a another shop ready to help produce the 'Sturdie' in case I get hit by a bus.

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Long-lasting design

The Sturdie uses durable metal that will last longer.

Reusability and recyclability

The Sturdie uses recyclable metal and uses metal that is derived from recycled materials.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    Aluminum Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker.

    Includes:
    • Aluminum Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Brass Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker.

    Includes:
    • Brass Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Copper Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker.

    Includes:
    • Copper Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Double Aluminum Sturdie

    Two (2) precision machined Sturdie durable markers.

    Includes:
    • Aluminum Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching caps
    • Ships assembled
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    Stainless Steel Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker. This reward added 3/18/2019.

    Includes:
    • Stainless Steel Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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    Pledge $65 or more About $65

    EARLY BIRD Titanium Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker. LIMITED QUANTITY PRICE!

    Includes:
    • Titanium Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Limited 46 backers
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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Titanium Sturdie

    One (1) precision machined Sturdie durable marker.

    Includes:
    • Titanium Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching cap
    • Ships assembled
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 7 backers
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    Pledge $90 or more About $90

    Three Metal Mix Sturdies

    Three (3) precision machined Sturdie durable markers. Aluminum, Brass and Copper.

    Includes:
    • Aluminum Barrel
    • Brass Barrel
    • Copper Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching caps
    • Ships assembled
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    Pledge $165 or more About $165

    Four Metal Mix Sturdies

    Four (4) precision machined Sturdie durable markers. Aluminum, Brass, Copper and Titanium

    Includes:
    • Aluminum Barrel
    • Brass Barrel
    • Copper Barrel
    • Titanium Barrel
    • Laser engraved backer number
    • Choose Red, Blue or Black ink
    • Includes ink color matching caps
    • Ships assembled
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