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Rebar pen

Manly!
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You can pay a lot of pens and get sleek fancy pens, with previous metal, opals, fossilized wood and all that. Or a box of plastic pens. Maybe some vaguely techno looking pens. Sometimes a man has to write.

But what if foofy pens are alien to you, and you would rather use a smearly pencil, or giant black crayon? Or carve what you want to say into the table using your Bowie knife?

For you, O Man, BUNGCO introduces the Rebar pen. Each pen is housed in a length of rusty rebar that we pried from the wreckage of a seedy downtown hotel. Pens come with authentic rust, and some have adherent chips of concrete. That rebar ridge means that when your fingers are covered with barbecue sauce, the pen won't slip loose.

Here at BUNGCO we are actually pretty foofy, and so the guts of the pen are just ballpoint refills, and the whole thing is dipped in acryllic so your hands dont get covered with yukky rust.

The thunk, though, cannot be concealed. Drop this pen and it will thunk like only manly salvaged rebar can thunk!

bungston, Apr 28 2015

the pens http://anotherwjt.d...ebar-Pens-536967756
A couple of attempts [wjt, Jun 02 2015]

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       // previous metal //   

       What was it befote?   

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       Extra [+] if rebar sourced from former Atlantic wall bunker.
8th of 7, Apr 28 2015
  

       // previous metal //   

       / What was it befote? /   

       An alloy of Tim and Zonc.
bungston, Apr 28 2015
  

       Was it eutoctic ?
8th of 7, Apr 28 2015
  

       //dipped in acryllic// ? But I don't write Russian!
lurch, Apr 28 2015
  

       It's the thunk that counts.   

       //an idea shouting "A rebar! A rebar!"//   

       Wasn't that Speedy Gonzales?
AusCan531, Apr 29 2015
  

       Is that the stuff that goes underneath carpets?
Ian Tindale, Apr 29 2015
  

       ///dipped in acryllic// ? But I don't write Russian!/   

       Not necessarily Russian, but our mascot Speefy G will help you pick up your pace.
bungston, Apr 29 2015
  

       A real man would stick it behind his ear when not in use.
Ling, Apr 29 2015
  

       Needs to come in bashed up metal box with a carrying handle. As always the great bungston has a winner.
xenzag, Apr 30 2015
  

       I like it, too +
Thinking options for women: Pink Rebar,Lavender scented rebar, Silver or gold plated rebar?
xandram, Apr 30 2015
  

       Well, obviously. How else would it be mightier than the sawed?
shudderprose, May 02 2015
  

       // options for women //   

       You're not seriously suggesting teaching women how to write, are you ? There'll be no end of trouble ... too much education causes their heads to explode, you know ...
8th of 7, May 03 2015
  

       I am loving those pens, wjt! Excellent choice of rebar. I think anything you wrote with one of those would wind up in all caps.   

       I wonder if you treated some new rebar to get that optimal rust level, or if these were found?
bungston, Jun 02 2015
  

       I wonder about fountain pens. Even more incongruous.   

       Rebar pencil should be possible, although one would need a grinding wheel to sharpen it. You would want to make sure the sparks don't land on your paper.
bungston, Jun 02 2015
  

       [bungston] Nope, old rusty rebar. A bore, a quick surface grind to bring out that rebar pattern and then some acrylic as ordered. Upcycled with ball point ink tube.   

       You also made me think of the pencil and therefore pencil lead carving and what might be done with rebar.
wjt, Jun 03 2015
  
      
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