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What happened to the Sharpie stainless steel marker?

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by chaosmagnet, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. chaosmagnet
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    I was casually planning to buy another one to put in my range bag, and I can't find them for less than $27. Everywhere else they're out of stock; obviously what happened is that Sanford stopped making them. But WHY?
     
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    I'm going to go out on a limb here and say it's because not enough people bought them. :D
     
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    Honestly that hadn't occurred to me; everyone who saw mine wanted one, and I gave several away.
     
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    I saw them (and their refills) at Staples last week.
     
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    They're out of stock online but I'll check my local Staples tomorrow.
     
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    I love it. I have one and gave one to a buddy people love them.

    Edit: just looked on amazon and it is 27.50. Thats insane, i think i paid $5 for mine. I even have the pen too and its funny to see it for $3.00.

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    I really need to stay off here, I've never seen one before and now I want.


    I blame you chaosmagnet lol
     
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    I see you're of "loaded pockets" status. You should be used to it by now. :p
     
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    I bought mine when they first came out. It was all the rage to pair them with the Zebra F-3XX pens. Since I have longed moved on to fountain pens, the SS sharpie sits in a drawer.
     
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    No joy at Staples or OfficeMax near me. Dang it.
     
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    I see one on Amazon for 3.89. It marked as an add-on product so you are going to have to buy other stuff too with your order.
     
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    I don't see it. Are you sure it's the marker and not the Sharpie Stainless Steel Pen?
     
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    Stop obsessing about this product. It's nothing special. As an impact device, its does not have enough heft.
     
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    It's a STAINLESS STEEL SHARPIE. I could only be more interested in it if it were made of titanium.
     
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    Heh, yeah something about that metal shininess tends to attract the little boy in us. I picked one up a while back. Shame they didn't seem to catch on. It's a fun tool, although I did think the refill unscrewed too easily. Nothing like grabbing the top of a marker only to realize the bottom part is loose in your pocket. The clip was easily squished out of shape too.
     
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    Obsess is a strong word. I use a sharpie daily and just like it because it's different, my life will continue without it. I'll come across one one day for a price I deem reasonable and own it. If it was bothering me that much I own a lathe and could turn my own body if I put my mind to it. As for a weapon I don't expect a pen/marker to do anything but leave a mark on something.
     
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    Oh really, are they slowly going rare or something? Been keeping my my eye open for one... cuz hey stainless.... but was never in a hurry of doing so but you are telling me i better snag one quick now?

    Someone in the US thats able to buy a box of em should do so and make a lot of members here very very happy!
     
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    I'm gonna check the local staples saturday. If they have any I'll buy some and try to list them on here for cost + shipping for you guys. Don't get your hopes up because the local staples is a dump and never has anything in store.
     
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    I found them in stock at officeworld dot com. I've never done business with them before but I'm optimistic. Also found some nifty-looking inexpensive retractable whiteboard markers that I'll try out. I expect delivery early to middle of next week.
     
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    The site just canceled my order. Everything I wanted is out of stock and discontinued. I'm super disappointed that their site let me place orders for things that they don't carry any more.