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REFYNE - P1: The First Modular Titanium EDC Pen & Flashlight

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REFYNE - P1: The First Modular Titanium EDC Pen & Flashlight
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1,465 backers pledged $117,529.00 on Kickstarter

Raised in Kickstarter
$117,529.00 / 1,465 backers
Raised in BackerKit
$10,032.00 / 1,386 backers

Learn About Our Project:

 

The P1 is a bold, modular design that reduces the amount you carry by combining two commonly used items, a pen and flashlight, into a single functional and innovative package.

The body is grade 5 titanium, offering a modern, element resistant shell that houses the internal components. It comes in two finishes, polished or a matte, bead blast, each giving the P1 its own distinct appearance.

Though the flashlight is tiny, it pumps out an amazing amount of light for its size. At 130 lumens on high and 9 lumens on low it's the perfect day to day backup light.

 

 

Overall dimensions are a compact 4.65” (118mm) in length, with a diameter of 0.55” (14mm) and weight of 1.7 oz (48g). This makes the P1 a perfect fit for every day carry. 

 

 

The pen retracts using an intuitive, bolt action mechanism. Moving the bolt over presents the pen tip and a small red dot indicates the P1 is live and ready to write.

The P1 ships with a waterproof fine, black Lamy M22 rollerball insert. The refill is readily available and comes in different tip sizes as well as blue. The conical end of the pen has a long thread to ensure it securely holds the components in place. Thin grooves have been machined into the body to provide comfort and grip.

The water resistant flashlight module is fastened to the body with a combined magnet and twist lock feature, allowing it to be used both as a single piece or on its own.

 

The circuit is based around a CREE XP-G2 emitter, chosen for its small yet powerful specifications. There are two modes available by a twist interface. Turning the grippy, knurled bezel, step-cycles through a low, 9 lumen mode and up to a high 130 lumen mode.

 

A single 10180 battery powers the light. It is is fully removable and rechargeable via a micro USB port. The port is cleverly hidden beneath the head cap and recessed below the threads where it is protected from liquid or impact damage when not in use. The charging port has a small led that indicates a full charge by turning from red to green.

 

Extending the light’s functionality, the magnet can be attached to metal surfaces for hands-free operation. The optional quick release cap allows the light to be carried on a keychain.

 

If carrying the light only, the overall length is 1.95" (49.5mm) including the removable cap with a weight of 0.78 oz (22g).

 

 

  • Grade 5 Titanium 
  • Overall Dimensions: 4.65" x 0.55" (118mm x 14mm) 
  • Overall Weight: 1.7 oz (48g) 
  • Flashlight Dimensions: 1.95" x 0.55" (49.5mm x 14mm) 
  • Flashlight Weight: 0.78 oz (22g) 
  • 2 Mode Light: 9 lumen low, 130 lumen high 
  • Removable 10180 Lithium Ion Battery 
  • Rechargeable via Micro USB 
  • CREE XP-G2 Emitter 
  • Bolt action pen mechanism 
  • Waterproof LAMY M22 Refill (Fine Black) 
  • Magnetic quick release light Keychain Cap
  • Removable Pocket Clip

By combining two Everyday Carry items into one package, the durable Refyne P1 reduces pocket clutter while extending convenience and functionality.

 

Creators: Alan Tran and Justin Zito
Creators: Alan Tran and Justin Zito

Refyne, Modern Minimal Carry.

 

 

 

This project is promoted by Jellop, a direct­ response online advertising agency specializing in Kickstarter campaigns on Facebook Ads and Google AdWords.

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Thank You! Preliminary Production Survey
5 months ago – Fri, Mar 03, 2017 at 08:21:35 PM

Thank You

Wow, we finished over 300% funded! All thanks to you. We couldn't have made it this far without your continued support and feedback. Thank you again for making this project possible.

Matte and/or Polish Finish Survey 

*Important Response Needed*

We're preparing to start production right away. In order for us to get a quick count of the number of pens and their finish, we ask that you please fill out the quick survey below as soon as possible. This will help us start production.

Please select the number of pens you plan on ordering under the corresponding finish you'd like. There will also be a question for refills and extra batteries if you plan on ordering extra. Keep in mind that you will have the option to add on more pens and other items once we send out the BackerKit survey.

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE

Stretch Goal Update

We understood your concern on the stretch goal and agree that an extra battery might be a better option instead of a usb cable (since they are not as common). We still want to make sure this as beneficial for everyone so we've also included a poll in the above survey so you guys will be able to vote on which you prefer. We will post an update with the results as soon as we can.

What's next?

In about two weeks, we will be sending out a BackerKit survey. This is the official survey where you will be filling out your information, making your finish selections and also purchase add ons if you'd like. The BackerKit survey invite will be sent to the email address you use with your Kickstarter account. Once these surveys go out, we'll post another update.

If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask.

Thanks again,

Alan and Justin

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Urgent: Please fill out preliminary production survey
5 months ago – Fri, Mar 03, 2017 at 08:21:32 PM

Hello All!

We've only received about half your survey responses (about 700 survey answers left). If you could do us a big favor please fill out the quick survey below as soon as possible. This will help us start production.

Please select the number of pens you plan on ordering under the corresponding finish you'd like. There will also be a question for refills and extra batteries if you plan on ordering extra. Keep in mind that you will have the option to add on more pens and other items once we send out the BackerKit survey.

TAKE THE SURVEY HERE

 

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Stretch Goal Update and more
5 months ago – Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:45:29 AM

New Stretch Goal: Mini flexible USB Charging Cable

We originally thought it would be a good option to offer a stone wash finish as a $100k stretch goal. After some contemplation and feedback from backers, we feel like this isn't going to be the best way to offer a stretch goal to our backers. We want to make sure that every backer gets something for helping us reach this goal. In an effort to include everyone, we're going to be giving a free mini charging cable to all of our backers if we can reach our stretch goal of $100k. In addition to including all backers, this will also greatly help in simplifying logistics and speed up production time. This means that you'll get your rewards as quickly as possible. We apologize for any confusion and hope this is a good compromise to include everybody.

Thank you for your continued support and let's focus on smashing this goal!

FREE TITANIUM PEN CAP

We've answered the backer requests and have decided to create a magnetic quick release cap for the pen if you would like to use it on its own. The prototype is currently being made, but here is the rendering below. To get your FREE titanium pen cap, see the details below.

HOW DO I GET ONE?

Just share a link to our Kickstarter campaign on Facebook, Twitter, or your favorite EDC forum and we'll add the FREE PEN CAP to your reward (limit one per backer). Basically anyway to help spread the word!

Link to Post -> http://goo.gl/7ZLtXT

Once you've posted, just send us a message or comment on Kickstarter with proof of your post (copy and paste post link) or tweet. We'll take care of the rest. Please make sure you notify us through either method or we won't know you've shared.

Sharing after the campaign has ended will not qualify for a free pen cap.

Here are some quick share links below: 

 

 

 

 

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200% Funded! FREE Titanium Pen Cap
5 months ago – Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:59:07 PM

200% FUNDED!

Amazing support everyone, we're over 200% funded and it's all thanks to your support! We still have a long way to go, so we wanted to talk about a stretch goal. 

STRETCH GOAL

We've received a ton of messages and comments about having a stonewash finish, so we're going to add the option to select a stonewash finish if we can reach our stretch goal of $100k! There's still plenty of time left in the campaign and we know with your continued support and sharing we can make this happen.

FREE TITANIUM PEN CAP

We've answered the backer requests and have decided to create a magnetic quick release cap for the pen if you would like to use it on its own. The prototype is currently being made, but here is the rendering below. To get your FREE titanium pen cap, see the details below.

 

HOW DO I GET ONE?

Just share a link to our Kickstarter campaign on Facebook, Twitter, or your favorite EDC forum and we'll add the FREE PEN CAP to your reward (limit one per backer).

Link to Post -> http://goo.gl/7ZLtXT

Once you've posted, just send us a message or comment on Kickstarter with proof of your post (copy and paste post link) or tweet. We'll take care of the rest. Please make sure you notify us through either method or we won't know you've shared.

Sharing after the campaign has ended will not qualify for a free pen cap.

Here are some quick share links below

 

 

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Want a FREE Titanium Pen Cap?
5 months ago – Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:31:06 PM

TITANIUM PEN CAP

We've answered the backer requests and have decided to create a magnetic quick release cap for the pen if you would like to use it on its own. The prototype is currently being made, but here is the rendering below. To get your FREE titanium pen cap, see the details below.

 HOW DO I GET ONE?

Just share a link to our Kickstarter campaign on Facebook or Twitter and we'll add the FREE PEN CAP to your reward (limit one per backer).

Link to Post -> http://goo.gl/7ZLtXT

Once you've posted, just send us a message or comment on Kickstarter with proof of your post (copy and paste post link) or tweet. We'll take care of the rest. Please make sure you notify us through either method or we won't know you've shared.

Sharing after the campaign has ended will not qualify for a free pen cap.

Here are some quick share links below

 

 

 

 

STRETCH GOAL?

We have some ideas and will be announcing our stretch goal in our next update. Stay tuned!

CAN I GET MORE THAN ONE REWARD?

Absolutely. There are going to be two ways that you can get multiple rewards:

1. Simply multiply your pledge by how many pens you would like. No need to add anything else for shipping. For example: A backer (at the $69 level) that wants 3 pens would pledge $69 x 3 + $5 shipping ($15 international), so it would be a total of $212 ($222 international).

2. At the end of the campaign you will have the chance to add on additional items.

If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to ask.

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