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Old 06-10-2015, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Pen and pencil combo suggestions

I am working on a request for a pen and pencil set with the following requirements and am wondering if anyone has any suggestions?

The requirements of the customer are:

- Double barrel bodies
- preferably gun metal finish
- click pen
- kits don't have to match (would be nice if they did though)

I have some ideas but wanted to see if anyone else had something better?

thanks for any help!
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Old 06-11-2015, 01:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Vertex has a gunmetal finish in click pen and mechanical pencil. Not double body it's all I could think of at the moment.
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Old 06-11-2015, 03:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you can settle for a twist mechanism, you can get Cigar pen and pencil matching kits. See Woodturningz or Exoticblanks. The Cigar pen is normally a double twist mechanism, but Exoticblanks sells a single-twist mechanism replacement if that suits you better.
There is a Cigar click pen also .... I think I saw that on PSI, or it could be Timberbits or some other place.

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Old 06-11-2015, 04:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like the perfect fit. It is a twist but you can convert it back to a pen if you wish by just removing the pencil mechanism and installing an ink refill. You might also consider black titanium for a finish. Looks almost identical to gunmetal and more durable.
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Old 06-11-2015, 04:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Not double barrel but the Stratus from PSI is a nice kit and has a matching pencil
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Old 06-12-2015, 03:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks everyone for the suggestions. My client ended up going with the two tone sierra from Exotic Blanks. I am going to put the Schmidt pencil mechanism in one of them and she will have a matching set.
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