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An all new take on the classic pen; in Aluminum, Stainless, or Titanium!
An all new take on the classic pen; in Aluminum, Stainless, or Titanium!
52 backers pledged $3,145 to help bring this project to life.

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Titanium Compression Pen Prototype
Titanium Compression Pen Prototype

Titanium Compression Pen uncapped!
Titanium Compression Pen uncapped!

 I will be machining three different pens all with a stainless cap.

  • Titanium Grade II CP
  • Stainless Steel 303
  • Aluminum 606
     
All of the raw parts to make the Compression Pen
All of the raw parts to make the Compression Pen
The titanium compression pen weighing in at 23.965 Grams
The titanium compression pen weighing in at 23.965 Grams
Pilot V7RT Refill
Pilot V7RT Refill

The ink refill will go in the back, and is held in place with a set screw.  I will include the ink cartridge and a tool to remove the set screw.

The finish will be lightly hand polished to give a good shine and remove any major blemishes or tool marks.

The Timeline:

Kickstarter Launch: June 30 - July 30

Funding Period: July 31-Aug. 14

Materials and Tooling Aug. 15-Aug 30

Pen Production: Sept. 1 - Dec 1

Shipping: Dec. 1 - Dec. 31

Risks and challenges

The challenges I have with the compression pen are that none of the production aspect of the project will be subbed out to outside machine shops; at the same time creating the pen entirely in house will eliminate the problems and unpredictability of relying on someone else's work and time challenges, and also allow me to keep the price down for the backers.

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    One (1) Aluminum Compression pen

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    All Three Compression pens One (1) Aluminum, One (1) Stainless Steel, and One (1) Titanium!

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Funding period

- (30 days)