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The triple Kickstarter-backed overengineered tactical pen is back - in military green. Stronger than steel and guaranteed for life.
The triple Kickstarter-backed overengineered tactical pen is back - in military green. Stronger than steel and guaranteed for life.
116 backers pledged AU$ 8,113 to help bring this project to life.

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The Toughest, Most Maniacally-Detailed Bolt Action EDC Pen

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Used and loved by police officers, soldiers, paramedics, outdoor photographers, and anyone who values ultra-durable EDC (everyday carry) gear.

The first ever lightweight polymer tactical pen is back in military green! Designed for a lifetime of hard use, the stunning Rohk Pen serves as an emergency impact tool, is ergonomically superior, and at just 4.3" (11cm), is extremely pocket-friendly.

The Rohk Pen has a phenomenal list of features (see below), rarely seen even in well-designed EDC products. Its striking aesthetic is the result of extensive research on the weaknesses of disposable plastic pens and heavy metal tactical pens.

The bolt action system has proven to be an exceptional mechanism for EDC pens. Its simplicity makes it fail-proof - the pen will last a lifetime while preventing inked pockets through accidental refill exposure. The absence of pen caps or twist mechanisms also allows single-handed use :

The bolt is the only moving part, and features an ergonomic handle that's swiftly activated with the flick of a finger. The satisfying bolt latching sound is addictive (and gets you through those long meetings!)

KS backers brought 3 other pen colors to life!
KS backers brought 3 other pen colors to life!

Backer research revealed some recurring issues with metal pens - the Rohk eliminates these weaknesses and more. As a result, it is guaranteed for life.

Take a look at the Rohk's user-friendly design features that cater to every aspect of your daily pen usage. Its shockproof design and tactical aesthetic are inspired by the world's toughest watch, the legendary G-Shock line. As a result, it is easily the most comfortable pen to use and carry, and will outlast most of your gear.

Dozens of refills match the Parker brand size, which means you have a ton of options and nib point sizes for the Rohk Pen. The pen comes with a Parker-style refill (sometimes incorrectly called a 'G2') - this is the industry standard, and is used by 90% of ballpoint pens.

For those who prefer Fisher Space refills - you'll be happy to know every SPR-series Fisher refill comes with a Parker-style insert that is compatible with the Rohk (also applies to RiteintheRain refills).

  • Length : 4.3" (110mm)
  • Width : 0.6" (15mm)
  • Weight (including refill+spring) : 0.8 oz (25 grams)
  • Mechanism : Bolt action
  • Material : Tough thermoset polymer reinforced with 30% glass fiber
  • Integrated pocket clip with zero assembly hardware
  • Black Parker-style refill included
  • Compatible with most Parker-size refills
  • Airport-friendly with zero metal content

The Rohk Pen is made of a special Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer. Our impact-specific GFRP formula results in a brutally tough structure. Fibre-reinforced polymers are commonly used in making ballistic armor, and in aerospace, automotive, marine and construction industries.

Due to its simple mechanism and shockproof construction, the Rohk Pen will likely outlast all others.

As always, every effort has been made to provide attractively priced rewards to the amazing backer community here on Kickstarter.

You may multiply your pledge for additional pens. For parcel tracking, please add AUD 30 (~USD 21) to your chosen reward.

Thanks for reading! For questions, reach out anytime at hello@ketalon.com

Risks and challenges

Yes, there are risks involved in designing something from scratch and bringing it into the world. However, this is our seventh KS campaign and we know what to expect. In addition, we've designed, manufactured and sold products to customers all over the world, and can leverage our experience to deliver the highest quality and service. If delays occur, as they sometimes can, we'll keep you posted along the way. Those who have interacted with us will also know that we go all out for our backers.

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    Pledge AU$ 33 or more About $23

    EARLY BIRD : 1 Rohk Pen

    (USD 23)

    One bolt action pen at Early Bird discount pricing.

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    Pledge AU$ 40 or more About $28

    KS PRICING : 1 Rohk Pen

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    One bolt action pen at KS pricing.

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    Pledge AU$ 50 or more About $34

    BACKER SPECIAL : 2 Pens

    (USD 35)
    Get 2 Rohk Pens in OD Green for the retail price of one! Kickstarter backers only.

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    Pledge AU$ 65 or more About $45

    3 PENS

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    Get 3 Rohk Pens in OD Green at a one-off low price. Kickstarter backers only.

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    Pledge AU$ 90 or more About $62

    4 COLOR SET (Green/Black/Gray/Red)

    (USD 64)
    Collect the full set including previous KS releases! This helps you mix 'n match bolts and end caps!
    Includes all 4 Rohk Pens, one in each color : OD Green, Red, Black, Gray.

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    Pledge AU$ 120 or more About $83

    6 Pens - ANY COLOR | KS PRICING

    Get 6 Rohk pens in any of the following color choices : OD Green, Black, Red, Gray.

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