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Old 09-10-2019, 03:45 PM
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I have one around here somewhere. I probably have a spot on my hand where I poked myself one time. The old General stuff was nice and affordable.
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Old 09-10-2019, 06:09 PM
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It's a suicide pen for agents.... (if you ever get it out and installed properly)
is tipped with cesium......
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Old 09-11-2019, 07:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Dave Lee View Post
Yes, it's a scriber. I have one just like it. The collets on them are the weak link. They break easily. Instead of turning the point around, I used to carry mine in a plastic cigar tube to keep from stabbing myself.

A lot of times over the years, I've used darts. The plastic feathers soon break off, though.

I've had mine for well over 30 years and no problems. I always reversed the scribe when I carried it around but do leave it "operative" when I put it the tool box drawer.
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