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EDC writing instrument picture thread...

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by Mumbojumboo, May 3, 2012.

  1. Bebot54

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  2. Roguehunter

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    Love the boker bolt action.Careful with the clip. I lost the screw and now rides clipless.


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  3. Hankthetank75

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  4. rat-7

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    My Ti Arto Titanium
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  5. Bebot54

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    Thanks for the heads up


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  6. illuminaughty

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    In love with my TiBolt so ended up ordering a TiBolt Releaded. Received it last night .

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  7. TiBoy

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    I've been playing with my Al Maxmadco for a week or so. Not as impressive as I thought it would be.
     
  8. ThirstyTurtle

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    I wasn't impressed with the steel or aluminum.

    The Titanium is where it's at!
     
  9. TiBoy

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    I thought you sold your Ti Maxmadco. The bolt always gets stuck in the middle of the L-path.


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  10. ThirstyTurtle

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    Doesn't mean I don't miss it
     
  11. Bearded_Scout

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    Today it's my Brass Embassy pen from County Comm[​IMG]

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  12. TiBoy

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    Ha-Ha! So true!

    The R600 is thinner but quite comfortable in my hand; this Al Maxmadco is fatter but very uncomfortable and slippery, due to its gloss finish and no grip section. A Pilot G2 can rescue it in an easy way. Basically, I'm turning an $85 pen into a Pilot G2 with a bolt action. What a waste!!!

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  13. ThirstyTurtle

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    Yes that is the problem with the aluminum and steel versions: too slippery.

    The Titanium has a bit more purchase due to the material and/or finish of the material. You can have him add grooves to the aluminum version for $30 I believe which would greatly add to the grip.

    I think the two things holding the Maxmadco Bolt back from being perfect are:
    1) better grip (either knurling or grooves, I'd love to see the micro grooves like Tactile Turn pens use on the entire body)
    2) deep carry pocket clip
     
  14. choombak

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    You should talk with jim about the bolt issue. He's actually very receptive to all feedback, and helps you fix the issue. For him, the spring tension also matters -- so I ended up receiving a pair of spare springs when the one in my pen rusted (this was an anomaly according to him). He explicitly forbid me from using any spring. :)
     
  15. WISluggo

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    These pictures make me very jealous! I simply carry a 0.28 mm retractable pen, which I pick up at Mitsuwa market
     
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    My 3 main go to pens...and my old Cross pencil.
    The copper Retrakt is too heavy for my EDC needs...thinking I'm going to sell or trade it for an Aluminum G2 Bolt..?
     
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  18. oke

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    Where'd you get this More Than A Pen? I saw one seller at that auction site put some up, but that's about it. I thought it had a similar bolt to the Böker Plus Tactical Pen K.I.D. CAL .50 and I asked the person about it, and then the account was deleted, only to have another account open and selling them a few years later.... Just curious.

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  19. Fronty2011

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    Just got the Matte Black one. At first sight I was like Meh, after a day of use I like it a lot. The stylus works well. I do have a Titaner TacTi stylus on order to see how it compares.
     
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  20. usk15

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    Today I'm using TWSBI Diamond 580 Al converted to rollerball:

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