|Item Weight||1.6 ounces|
|Product Dimensions||6.4 x 1.1 x 0.8 inches|
|Item model number||SWPENBK|
|Material||T6061 aircraft aluminum|
|Item Package Quantity||1|
|Number Of Pieces||1|
|Warranty Description||Limited Lifetime Warranty against any manufacturing defects|
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Smith & Wesson SWPENBK Tactical Pen, Black
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Tactically, this pen is short and you need to hold it using a ice-pick grip for it to be effective.
This pen is lighter than the Military & Police model, and depending on your preferences this could be good or bad. It is slightly thicker but combined with the lighter weight means it is not as sturdy as the M&P model. It is also 1/2" shorter. Some people might prefer the lighter weight, but I have found I prefer the extra length and additional weight.
It still has the prominent "Smith & Wesson" on the clip which IMO reduces the innocuousness and thus the usefulness of a tactical pen, which as a rule stands as a self-defense weapon that can be taken even where one cannot carry weapons.
The barrel of the pen features lengthwise grooves which do nothing to improve the grip and seem intended only to make it look cool. I do like the threaded cap but as there are no threads or even a rubber o-ring to hold the cap on when it is being used as a pen means that sooner or later the barrel will show marks from where the cap is pushed down on it or the cap will get lost.
If I could find some way to merge the best features of the two - the threaded cap of this model and the removal of the M&P's pointless lanyard hole, the more solid construction and additional length of the M&P - Smith & Wesson would have a nearly perfect tactical pen. If they would make it out of stainless steel so it was both heavier and looked less weapon-like that'd be even better.
I give it three stars. I'll keep this one as a backup but for now I'll continue to carry the Military & Police model.
Pros: Nice sharp business end. Sturdy construction. Nicely machined finish. Strong clip. Fits nicely in 5.11 (new style) unifrom shirts.
Cons: Finish a little too smooth for grip. Thumb must be placed on end when striking to keep from slipping grip. Cap does not screw on to end, end should have been threaded as well to hold cap secureley.
When considering this pen you must realize that this isn't your average pen. It is quite a bit bigger then even your fancy "executive" pens. It also has a screw on cap, and a very sturdy pocket clip.
But this pen is not a quick pen for you average use, like say a click pen. This pen is not intended to be a "quick draw pen" it is however designed to be a quick draw weapon. This is a kubotan, this is why you buy this pen. But it will take a moment to get the cap off to write anything with you, but do not feel upset about this. It is a very important design feature, the screw on cap is very important to its use. It will keep it from coming off in "the heat of the moment".
Another important thing to note with this is that the pocket clip will tear up your pockets just as a knife clip will. But as anyone who is buying this pen is likely to carry a knife when possible anyway you have already comes to terms with this. So, no real harm there. Just another concern.
I would recommend this pen to anyone who wants a little extra.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I really like this pen. Not too heavy, writes well. Cap spins off in 3 twists and stays reasonably put stuck on the other end for writing (but not enough to support the pen, so... Read morePublished 7 days ago by darthmikey
I originally purchased this for my cousin who is in law enforcement in another country. I haven't seen or held any other tactical pens before this one so I won't have the best... Read morePublished 2 months ago by carla
Neat and inconspiciuous little gadget which gives you a little more sense of security.Published 4 months ago by Andrew Carlish
Good Quality! This was a present to my dad for Christmas. He is a cop but didn't have one. He really liked it and said it works good for him on duty and that the non pen side is... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ashlee M.
Decent pen for the price but it arrived damaged. The cap is somehow missing paint/scratched off.Published 6 months ago by Anthony