“There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
In the case of these Everyday Carry items, each does much more than just simply write. These writing utensils will help get down ideas, write under pressure and possibly even save your life.
Here are seven essential EDC pens under $50 to stuff into your briefcase, backpack or notebook.
Grafton Pen from Everyman: A perfectly calibrated writing utensil that won’t leave your wallet bare. [$35]
Astronaut Space Pen From Fisher Space Pens: The Fisher Space Pen writes smoothly, evenly, and dependably, upside down, underwater, over grease, and in extreme temperatures. [$49]
Picopen Keychain Pen from TEC Accessories: Fully functional, lightweight, and small enough to fit on your EDC keychain. [$19.95]
Trekker Space Pen from Fisher Space Pens: Built to last a lifetime with easy, affordable refills, you’ll be writing with the Fisher Space Pen for many revolutions around the sun to come. [$34]
SOG Baton Q1 Urban Multi-Tool Pen: This EDC pen is four tools in one – ballpoint pen, bottle opener, flat Screwdriver and scissors. [$38.95]
SWAT Tactical EDC Pen: This elegant pen is made for double-duty. Use it daily as an extra safety layer in an emergency. Premium design and high-quality material. [$14]
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