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Mark AnthonyBy Mark Anthony
First created
Mark AnthonyBy Mark Anthony
First created
$38,490
pledged of $10,000pledged of $10,000 goal
483
backers
Funding Suspended
Funding for this project was suspended by Kickstarter about 4 years ago

About

LYPEN PRONOUNCED: LA - PEN

Remember when you were younger and your parents bought you that one toy that you really loved? That one toy that you didn't want anyone else to play with?

You didn't want anyone else to have it so much that you tried to hide it from public. You would hold it in your hands and admire it all to yourself.

Now that I think of it... It sounds like I'm describing Gollum from Lord of the Rings.

What you felt when you were younger is what you will feel when you hold the LYPEN in your hands. Everything from the weight & feel of the pen to how it looks in person will leave you itching to keep it in your hands.

Hi Kickstarters,

My name is Mark Anthony and by day I'm a Full-time watchmaker for Swiss brands & by night I'm a Full-time martial arts instructor.

From putting together pen designs that I liked & eliminating things I didn't like, I came up with the LYPEN.

When I first brought home the prototype, my girlfriend had to threaten me with the you-know-what while going to bed because I didn't want to part with it.

 STRONG & INDESTRUCTIBLE - MADE OUT OF A SOLID TITANIUM

I was sick and tired of the pens on the market. Flimsy & pathetic. If I did find a pen, there was something that I didn't like about it. I just couldn't find the perfect pen.

One thing was for sure, the foundation of the LYPEN was going to be Titanium. 

The LYPEN is so strong that I'm able to suspend my whole weight on it (how many pull-ups can you do?...)

MINIMALISTIC & DISCREET- KEEPING IT STUPID SIMPLE

 

I'm a huge fan of minimalistic design. I didn't want a pen that screamed out at me. I needed something that felt luxurious but also sturdy.

I didn't want a BMW car that ran on a Volkswagen Beetle Engine. I needed something that looked and lived up to it's name.

LYPEN WITH CAP OFF 

 LYPEN WITH CAP SECURELY PRESSED ON BACK

DIMENSIONS:

Length is 5.5 Inches 

Width is 0.43 inches

Weighs 1.16oz without a refill

FITS ALL FISHER, PARKER, & PILOT REFILLS- SCREW IN & OUT

I know there are a lot of pen enthusiasts out there that like specific refills. So to cover a broad spectrum of pen enthusiasts and to keep them happy, I've managed to fit any Parker, Fisher, and Pilot refills within the LYPEN.

HOW?

Within the LYPEN barrel, I utilized a screw that can lengthen/shorten the distance within barrel so I can adjust the space within the body to fit the actual refills.

NEED TO BEAT SOMEONE IN? NO WORRIES- LYPEN COMES WITH A FUNCTIONAL PRECISION CUT TIP

BENEFITS OF THE LYPEN:

  • Minimalistic 
  • Discrete 
  • Hassle-free 
  • 50% lighter than steel pens
  •  Indestructible 
  •  Durable (i.e. how many pulls can you do on it?) 
  • Last for Generations to come (will you live long enough to explain it to your grandkid's kid?) 
  • Rust & Stain Free 
  • Can withstand extreme temperatures 
  • Fits All Parker, Fisher, & Pilot Refills (possibly more too) 
  • Tungsten Steel Tip lets you break LOTS of things (i.e. glass, window, cup, shitty neighbor's gnomes, your archenemies' iPhone screen, your ex-girlfriends stupid Kindle)

WHY FUND VIA KICKSTARTER?

Your funding will help me negotiate prices for Titanium and get it at a wholesale price! You'll also help me out with overall mass-production of the pen. Negotiating with manufacturers for a cheaper price will definitely help make this pen affordable rather than costing $150+ like other pens. 

Plus, it's something I really love. Sharing is caring. 

The retail price for the LYPEN will run $99

REWARDS:

 

Risks and challenges

No one wants to see their shipment delayed. By making the LYPEN's FREE SHIPPING, I might run into some shipping issues and delay.

Overall, we might have some hiccups, issues, and delay. But rest assure we're trying out best to keep this to a bare minimum.

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    LYPEN ENTHUSIAST: THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US! You will get inside access to our "Backer's Only" updates. Your full name will be Handwritten by me on our very own Backer's Board. Your full name will also be featured on our website as a supporter that helped make LYPEN possible!

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    LYPEN SUPPORTER: You'll receive a individual picture of me holding up a personalized hand-written thank you with your name (I'm not Picasso). You'll also get inside access to our "Backer's Only" updates. Your full name will also be featured on our website as a supporter that helped make LYPEN possible!

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    LYPEN EARLY BIRD: Get your very own LYPEN + 1 Tungsten Steel Tip + 1 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refill + FREE SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE USA + Personal note to you by Me :)

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    ONE LYPEN REWARD: Get your very own LYPEN + 1 Tungsten Steel Tip + 1 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refill + FREE SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE USA

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    TWO LYPENs REWARD: 2 LYPENs + 2 Tungsten Steel Tips + 2 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refills + FREE SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE USA (to one address)

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    THREE LYPENs REWARD: 3 LYPENs + 3 Tungsten Steel Tips + 3 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refills + FREE SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE USA (to one address)

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    FIVE LYPENs REWARD: 5 LYPENs + 5 Tungsten Steel Tips + 5 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refills + FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE (to one address)

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    10 LYPEN REWARD + INTIMATE TIME TOGETHER: Maybe you run a small office or maybe you have nine best friends, either way you can buy a bunch & save some $. You'll get 10 LYPENs + 10 Tungsten Steel Tips + 10 Black Fisher Space Fine Point Pressurized Refills + FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE (to one address) + We'll connect face-to-face via FaceTime, Skype or whatever for 30 minutes, we can talk about ninjas, dogs, heck you can even vent to me about your spouse.

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    COOLEST LYPEN VISIT: I will PERSONALLY fly out to your hometown and hand deliver a LYPEN to you. I'd love to meet you and thank you for your support in this campaign by making sure the LYPEN you receive is among the first off the production line + Photograph of us together that I'll hang up in my office so I'll always remember your awesome support!

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Funding period

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