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Old 10-17-2011, 08:01 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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I agree that it looks great other than clip issues. Keep it up!
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Old 10-17-2011, 08:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
 
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WOW - what a great looking pen. Good job.
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Old 10-17-2011, 09:51 PM   #13 (permalink)
 
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Very nice pen.
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"I like it, but a couple of things stand out.
1. I'd bump the clip up higher, just a little. Maybe not black ti either.
2. the clip hole is catching my eye, I'm sure you didn't want that.
3. The black center band.. I'm not so sure on that... "


Actually, the clip is chrome like the section trim ring, but got a glint from my lights when taking the photo.

Yeah, the clip slot did NOT turn out the way I had intended! This was my first time attempting a hidden clip and let's just say I learned a lot about what not to do.

As far as moving the clip up higher on the pen, the more I use it the more I like it where it is. I might go a little higher next time, but this lets a lot of wood stick out the top of your pocket to show off as well as feeling pretty well centered and balanced on the pen as a whole.

Thanks for the honest critique!
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
 
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There is also a tutorial in the library on a hidden clip. If your interested.
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:16 PM   #16 (permalink)
 
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the hole for the clip is a little large, I like the looks of the pen.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:48 AM   #17 (permalink)
 
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Very nice pen. Nicely done.
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I agree with everything Charlie said. Except I like the black centerband. But I think that's a matter of personal preference.
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:28 AM   #19 (permalink)
 
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I think it's a great start. I don't need to repeat what has already been said. You took your idea and, made it work for you. Nice work.
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