Video wrap-up update! New project launch! EiMIM X, Y and Z Pens!
Hey everybody! Well I have been busy and got some new pens prototyped and ready. I took every bit of the knowledge I have garnered from this project and took... Read more
Last little bits are going out! To celebrate, the the last edition - Dark Red Hard Anodized EiMIM Pen
Well over 90% of the orders are out in the wild! While I was waiting on the last round of money to show up in my account I made a... Read more
Powder coated pens are finally back and ready to ship! Also, new limited edition - dark blue hard anodized. International shipping through my website is a go!
Well they finally all got back! I got them all cleaned up and now they just need to have ink refills put in and packaged up. It did cost a... Read more
Ah hell, more talk about powder coating ...
Well as it turns out, magnets and anodizing don't work too well together. I'm really not sure why I thought it was okay, but I found out last week I... Read more
Over 2/3 of orders are out! Everyone that has a black powder coated pen please read this update!
Well there are over 600 pens out in the wild. There have been a few issues, but overwhelming response is tremendous!
I made a mistake. I put magnets in too... Read more
I need your help! Also, International backers, I need your phone numbers!
Alright folks, it is time to get real honest. As you guys have seen, all of the pens are made. I was hoping that the extra pens that were made... Read more
Shipping continues! Website update! What do you want in another pen? Make suggestions!
Hey everybody, shipping is going well. Magnets were put into nearly every pen, and I have been working 12-16 hour days since the last update to get pens cleaned up,... Read more
Magnet install, cleanup, and SHIPPING!
Hey guys and gals, the last couple months have been quite eventful. Between getting a new machine, getting sick (nothing too serious) and recovering, waiting for pens from Pilot, and... Read more
Video Update! Last machining bits, then on to magnet installation ...
Hey guys and gals, I have made a little video to show the last operation: turning the outside diameter down. As of this update I have 672 done (had about... Read more
Closer and closer - pictures of actual production machined and glass bead blasted pens.
Alright folks, I have been doing a fair amount of fitment testing as I get the final part, the caps done. Basically, I am going over the final assembly process... Read more
If there is one update you read, make it this one.
Alright folks, there are over 4000 parts ready to get cleaned up and assembled. This last week I have been working on the tops to the pens. There has been... Read more
Progress update ... pen bodies drilled out, tons of magnets! Surveys will be sent out by the end of the weekend!
Long time, no update. I have been keeping people up to speed in the comments section, but now there is a milestone that is worth really mentioning. The pen bodies... Read more
Progress update ...
Things are moving along, pen bodies are being cranked out by the hundred, and being really careful to make everything beautiful is all happening. This last week I had some... Read more
Progress update ...
Alright folks, things are progressing along well. I have been working on the bases and learning a ton about the new lathe. The difference between prototype making and actual production... Read more
Lathe is up and running!
Alright folks, thank you for all of your patience and support. Since the last update I got the lathe and it has been wired up and is running like a... Read more
Progress update ...
Here we are, getting ready for production.
You ladies and gentlemen believed in me and this design enough to allow me the opportunity to make them in quantity. So... Read more
Now the fun begins ...
Let me start this with a HUGE Thank youto everyone that pledged for this project! It is my first of many to come and it has all been an... Read more
International shipping and additional refill details.
Well we are in the final hours, and I wanted to let everyone know in an update that if you want additional refills you can add $2 for each color... Read more
Pictures of all of the finishes and final countdown.
Well a huge THANK YOU to everyone that has supported this project.
I got the newly powder coated pens back this morning and I wanted to share that with you... Read more
Anodizing and design change update!
So I machined a few more Monday, bead blasted and dropped them off at the anodizer and powder coater Tuesday, and I am SUPERpleased with the results when I... Read more
More machining and perfect matching Apple finish progress
Alright ladies and gentleman, I went up to machine some more stuff the other day. Made some progress, and going to go back up Monday to get more done. Got... Read more
White Powder Coated EiMIM Pen, and nailed down the Kickstarter Green
Alright guys and gals, I just got back from a talk with the powder coater. The suggestion to add white was made, and I love it. I wish I could... Read more
Gear Hungry Giveaway and more!
** Check out the EiMIM Pen Giveaway over at www.gearhungry.com. Mike and I have come up with a great way to see if all of you guys and gals can score... Read more