The Parker Reflex was a ballpoint pen first produced by Parker in 2000. It’s known for its modern styling, similarity to the Jotter, and large sneaker-style grip.
The Karas Kustoms Bolt is a metal, machined pen with a bolt-style knock. The current version of the pen is known as the Bolt V2, marking some slight changes between it and the previous version.
The Rotring Tikky is an affordable retractable ballpoint pen with a very comfortable rubber grip.
The Rotring Giant is a traditional ballpoint pen refill in a standard Parker-style G2 size.
The Caran d’Ache 849 is an iconic ballpoint pen that has been made continuously since the 1960s.
The Caran d’Ache Goliath is an extra large ballpoint pen refill that roughly adheres to the Parker-style G2 standard.
The Baron Fig Squire Click is the cheaper (but not cheap) version of the Squire pen. It’s a small, all-metal ballpoint, where the Squire is a twist rollerball.
First released in 1989, the Rotring 600 is an iconic family of writing instruments. The most popular of the set was the ballpoint pen, which was available in a number of variations. The pen was re-released in 2018 as the Rotring 600 ballpoint (a top-button click retractable) and the Rotring 800 ballpoint (twist retractable), though they were both known as the “Rotring 600” when originally sold.
The Ti Click from BIGiDESIGN (aka BigiDesign) is a retractable pen machined from grade 5 titanium. Titanium has become a very popular choice for EDC pen bodies because of its high strength and low weight. The Ti Click’s major claim to fame is that it’s compatible with over 100 different refill types. No modifications required.
The Parker Urban Ballpoint is an executive-style ballpoint in Parker’s Urban collection. The Urban line is a lower mid-level offering aimed at young professionals. The Urban collection also features ballpoints, fountain pens, and rollerballs in several finishes.
The Parker Jotter XL is an recently released, larger version of the iconic Parker Jotter ballpoint pen. It released in 2018 to address criticisms of the original jotters size.
The Jotter XL is functionally identical to original Parker Jotter… but it’s larger. Both the length and diameter have been increased. Many people criticized the Jotter for being too small and this was Parker’s answer.
Everyman’s flagship model is the Grafton Pen. It’s an anodized, 6061 aluminum pen with a deep grooved grip, machine screw attached clip, and an anodized aluminum knock.