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Trekker Space Pen Review 5122

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AJ

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Trekker Space Pen Review
« on: July 03, 2007, 02:07:57 AM »
Here is the start of the unofficial trekker space pen review.

Products official website:
What's New - Trekker
Trekker Product Page

Purchased from: Ebay seller

Price Paid: $25.00 (including priority mail shipping)

Beginning date of field testing: July 02, 2007

First thoughts: A bit longer then I thought it maybe. Better built then I thought. Does not feel cheap or lightly built.

Type of review: This will be a on going review that will include daily use and field testing. I will post some comparison photos, actions photos (yeah, I know it's just a pen, lol) and a few others I have in mind.

Please post any questions you may have about the trekker space pen and I will incorporate the answers into my review.

Here is how the pen come packaged.
Getting ready to rip it open.



Here is what is says on the front of the package.



The back of the package for your reading pleasure. :)



Here is it just after it has been opened.



Will put the pen to use for the next day or two and see what questions everyone may have.
Over the 4th of July I will post some more photos and write a bit more of a review.

« Last Edit: July 03, 2007, 03:22:31 AM by dakota »

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Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,689 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2007, 02:24:26 AM »
Bee Yoo Tee Full!

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
Sr. Member Posts: 289
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2007, 04:05:24 PM »
Thanks for the pics Dakota, I just ordered one.

Browsing on Multitool.org just cost me another $25, I demand a free Charge AL as compensation >:(
Hero Member Posts: 692
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007, 02:26:25 AM »
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I look forward to reading your review but I can tell you already...there aren't enough photos of the SOG PowerLock in this review!!!  ;)
No Life Club Posts: 3,592 Supreme Planetary Overlord trainee
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007, 05:50:04 AM »
I'm pretty well sold..Fisher does have a longer proven track record,and the packaging offers more carry options.

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Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,689 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2007, 12:31:49 PM »
Yeah, me too- it solves the only real issue I have with the Bullet.

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
Sr. Member Posts: 296

AJ

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Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2007, 04:26:57 AM »
Thanks for the pics Dakota, I just ordered one.

Browsing on Multitool.org just cost me another $25, I demand a free Charge AL as compensation >:(

Did you get yours yet?
What do you think of it?

I have not lost mine yet, so that's one good thing about it. :)


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Sr. Member Posts: 296

AJ

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Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2007, 09:24:00 PM »
Not much to add to the review yet other then I have not lost it yet.
Guess I have not seen any photos of the tip so I will post one here.

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Admin Team Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 23,213
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2007, 05:10:38 AM »
Dumb question here maybe, but what keeps the cap from falling off?

Bob

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
Sr. Member Posts: 296

AJ

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Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2007, 02:31:56 PM »
Not sure how to explain the cap, but there seems to be a brass ring inside the cap that the pen snaps into.
It is not just a pressure fit type cap like you would have on some cheap bic pen.


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Admin Team Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 23,213
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2007, 03:28:56 PM »
Given that the cap has the carrying ring attached to it, I assume the fit must be very secure. Otherwise you could lose the whole pen and only be left with the cap.

In order to be certain of having the right tool for every job.........one must first acquire a lot of tools
No Life Club Posts: 4,783 I miss Benner
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2007, 06:08:54 PM »
I might have to check out that thing. I have been carying the same bullett pen now for 2 years and maybe I need to look into a new one ;D

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Sr. Member Posts: 296

AJ

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Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2007, 05:16:19 AM »
Dumb question here maybe, but what keeps the cap from falling off?

Bob

On the back of the package is says posi-lock cap.

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Sr. Member Posts: 289
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2007, 10:47:21 PM »
Thanks for the pics Dakota, I just ordered one.

Browsing on Multitool.org just cost me another $25, I demand a free Charge AL as compensation >:(

Did you get yours yet?
What do you think of it?

I have not lost mine yet, so that's one good thing about it. :)


Sorry, havent been around for ages, yeah I got mine and I love it, I always planned to buy an expensive Parker or something like that but I way prefer this now, if you see anywhere doing cheap refills please post the link...
Chief of the Absolutely No Life Club! Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 42,975 Why haven't you got a Farmer yet!
Re: Trekker Space Pen Review
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2007, 10:09:35 AM »
Good review there mate, It made me think of my own fisher pen :)

I,ve got one of the older style bullet type pens (you know the ones the refused to stay in your pockets ::)) and after 14 years of occational use it still works :)

Years ago there was a advert for ural motorcycles which kind of sums up my approch to life ;D

ann way it made me laugh so here it is...
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Give in, buy several Farmer's!!!!!!

 

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