The modern ballpoint, which has a long and fascinating history, is still quite relevant. While other pen types have gained popularity and fountain pens have seen a resurgence, ballpoints have gotten much better as well.
Ballpoints are no longer the default writing utensil they once were, but they are still useful and pretty great for writing.
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If you are looking for a pen to carry with you, you want something tough, stylish, versatile, and affordable. You want a pen that’s a tough as your worst day. That’s an “EDC” or everyday carry pen.
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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but I just had to learn that lesson the hard way. I’ve been carrying my brass Cap-O-Matic with me for a number of weeks while running around on my summer to-dos and a few days ago my pen went missing. Only once my trusty companion was gone did I realize how much I had been enjoying the pen.
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The Cap-O-Matic is an affordable, rugged, retractable ballpoint pen that uses a Fisher Space Pen pressurized refill. It’s a cheaper alternative to the Space Pen.
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The Bullet is Fisher Space Pen’s second most famous design after the iconic AG-7 Shuttle pen. The Bullet is a compact, pocketable pen with Fisher’s lifetime warranty.
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Owning many pens means storing many pens, which comes with choices about how and where to put them. The best pen storage furniture comes in a wide range of design though it’s up to you to design if you prefer your pens to rest right side up, upside down, or on their side.
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The Fisher Space Pen TLP, often known simply as the Fisher Telescoping Pen, is expanding mini pen with an all-metal body.
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If you are in the market for a short pen, there are many options. You can opt for a short fountain pen, a ballpoint, hybrid or gel… they are all available in small, stow-able sizes. And many of these pens will be quite usable thanks to some way to expand the pen is in use, so you can have comfort and convenience.
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The Fisher Space Pen Clutch is a heavy-duty ballpoint pen made of anodized aluminum and outfitted with Fisher’s famous PR4 refill.
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The Fisher Space Pen G4 Shuttle Space Pen is the same pen as the Fisher CH4 but with a gold grid engraved into the exterior.
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The Fisher Space Pen B4 Shuttle Space Pen is the same pen as the Fisher CH4 but with a black grid engraved into the exterior.
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One of the main reasons to get a Fisher Space Pen is the company’s lifetime guarantee of its pen. This is an impressive offering given just how long these pens tend to stick around.
Still, we had questions. For instance, what is the warranty and does it cover? If a Space Pen was to break, what should you do?
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If you have ever written on a receipt you’ll know that it’s a particularly annoying surface. Receipts have a combination in slippery paper and a small surface area that is quite a challenge. In fact many pen types will completely unacceptable with receipt paper. So what pen should you get for filling out your tip, total, and signature?
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The Fisher CH4 is a astronaut pen, like the iconic Fisher AG7, with some slight changes. The AG7 remains the original, bu the CH4 is very much an authentic space pen that has been (and continues to be) used on manned space flights.
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The Fisher AG7 is the Original Astronaut Space Pen. It’s the quintessential, iconic space pen that people think about when they recall the pen that supposedly cost millions of dollars to produce and sold for hundreds of dollars apiece (when the Russian cosmonauts were outfitted with pencils).
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