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What pens do you use at work?

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by iacchus, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. iacchus

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    This roll stays in my bag.

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    I write a lot at work. Most of it is signing my name.
    But I do that a few hundred times day.
    Sometimes I get to write more, extended notes, maybe a whole corrective action, you know the deal.

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    I decided a while back to move to fountain pens. Easier on the hand.

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    Simple and useful. These don't dry out. This is my work roll. I don't go without it.

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    Also, you might have noticed, one of these things is not like the other.

    What you got? Let's see it.
     
  2. dan.05

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    My bullet space pen. It's small, writes on heaps of surfaces (glad it does as I write on labels with a waxy finish), has a stylus (useful if an RF scanner is missing one) and has never stopped on me.

    Down side is it clumps ink on occasion. Not always actually very rarely but it still does. Being a lefty it's a pain in the Royal when it happens..........[​IMG]


    "Another day, a whole 'nother set of possibilities."


    MacGyver
     
  3. towguy

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    Currently, a pentel wow rollerball. Writes OK,cheap won't cry when it gets stolen.but next week my Fisher capmatics should be here..
     
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  4. Stonerman33
    • In Omnia Paratus

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    I don't do a ton of writing at work, but do have to sign off on a fair bit of paperwork in the average week and take notes during meetings. I usually have a fountain pen and a rollerball of some variety on me everyday. Depends on the day, really, as to which pen I take with. The last few days were a pilot custom heritage 92 and a KarasKustoms EDK


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  5. Swe_Nurse

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    Cheap ballpoint supplied by work to give to "certain people" when they ask for a pen as I don't expect to ever see that pen again.

    My primary pen is a Zebra pen with Fisher insert, as I quite often write on plastic and wet surfaces I've found that works best and the Zebra stainless steel body can be disinfected with alcohol or Virkon or thrown in the autoclave.
     
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  6. Sachsen

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    I work in the field in frequently rainy, muddy, and smoky conditions.

    Hence, my everyday work kit consists of:

    Rite in the Rain notebooks (variety of sizes and configurations)
    Uni Power Tank 0.5 ballpoint
    Uni Kuru Toga 0.5 pencil
    and then a mixture of Uni and Zebra gel pens for quick notes on regular paper or for signing things.

    Fantastic tools all around. Wouldn't be caught without any of them.
     
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  7. A.B.

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    This is the pen I use daily for work.[​IMG]

    Verstuurd vanaf mijn SM-G920F met Tapatalk
     
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  8. DCBman

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    Man, I bet finding a refill for THAT ain't easy! Well...maybe not!
     
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  9. dischu

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    Waterman ball pen. Silver in the office, golden at home ...

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  10. stepewolf

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    I've read about UNI Power Tank pens in this forum as it happened I found a few of them in my local stationary store so I bought a couple for the contract I am currently into (I write this from the middle of the Atlantic heading for Brazil to load iron ore).
    It is a great all around pen and I can write in all directions. I could not justify the cost of a Fisher for an engine room pen but these UNIs are great.
    For official documents ( the Oil Record Book mostly) I still use my Parker roller ball because the ink dries fast.
     
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  11. flatline

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    I've got a Pilot Vanishing Point that I use for my meeting notes since I control the paper.

    Everything else is on the crap copy paper they put in the printer or worse. For that I typically use a lead holder, drafting pencil, or wooden pencil. If I need color, I keep a couple of Pentel Precise v5 roller balls for marking up code (blue and red stand out nicely against the black print).
     
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  12. Moco

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    Jetstream or bic clicky.
     
  13. Water-Rat

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    I use a Zebra F-701 at work. It's easy to unclip from pants or pen holster, click it open, scribble a few notes, and replace in it's spot. Plus it writes easily and looks good too.

    I also have a Staples laser pen that I use at work. It's not the greatest pen and the point can come out by accident sometimes (twisty). But, it's great for using the laser to point out things without having to get too close to people to point things out. Plus, it's a decent backup pen for when I'm letting someone borrow the zebra.
     
  14. surefire7

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    Zebra 301 compact with blue refill (black not kosher for copies/original distinctions). Notes-any of the FPs I think I need that day but the TWSBI mini does get most of the work. Pilot Petit pens give lots of opportunity for added color and fun factor.
     
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  15. Zirk208

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    Pilot G2, also a fan of blue. Bought a dozen, and still going.
     
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  16. rat-7

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    Hi-Tec C or Pilot V5 Precise for general writing and my Tornado for meetings.
     
  17. TKC

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    I keep a Cross Townsend, it is very unique & has my initials engraved in it, clipped to my scrubs at work,
     
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  18. iacchus

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    Those look really nice!
     
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  19. Pocketses

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    I use an Uni Jetstream 1.0mm for most of my rapid note-taking at work; the thicker line makes my large handwriting seem less sloppy. I keep a few Parker Jotters lying around as backups. I hate taking notes in pencil, but keep a Uni Kuru Toga 0.7mm on hand anyway. I was thinking about picking up a Fisher space pen, but I think I'll try the Uni Power Tank instead.
     
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  20. JustinJ
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    I have two pens i alternate between. first one is a Darriel Caston anodized titanium bolt action pen. seen here with other EDC gear:
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    second one is a plain titanium Fellhoelter tibolt.
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    I tend to twirl my pens a bunch, which often leads to them getting dropped or launched away from me, so i like the titanium bolt actions because they hold up to such use beautifully. both of these take a schmidt easyflow 9000 cartridge, which has proved similarly durable and works nicely for my uses.