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Writing Off the Wall

Kaweco AC Sport Carbon Fiber Fountain Pen

Since 1883 Kaweco of Germany has been applying their company motto “small in the pocket, great in the hand” in their efforts to produce high end writing implements. Case in point: the AC Sport Carbon Fiber Fountain Pen ($112), which embodies the company motto right down the last dotted ‘I’ and crossed ‘T’. The pen is…

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UBC Coren

If you were unable to secure funds in time to get your hands on that other two-wheeled unicorn we featured, breathe easy friends. German automotive component manufacturer UBC GmbH has taken time away from developing parts for Porsche, Bugatti and its Formula 1 team clients and plied its hand-made engineering efforts to a pair of…

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No carbon copy

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

For years Apple marketing mavens have asked us to “think different”. With so many of us sipping on a stylish cup-ertino, it now seems that “different” has now become the norm. Be the one to buck that trend at your local hot-spot with the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (TBA). Staying true to the ThinkPad’s…

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Balanced for boogieing

Saltwood Reggie Carbon Fiber Paddle

Saltwood Paddles are a true stroke master’s delight — remember the topic is watersports folks. After all, the small Portland, Oregon based company was founded to scratch its own itch for a better paddle. The Reggie, one of their four trademark models alongside the Habit, Sweet T and Double Happiness, is a particularly innovative take…

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Never on the rocks, impeccably neat

Whiskeyjack Paddles

Originally intended as commemorative gifts for family and friends, Danny Brown’s handmade masterpieces were just too beautiful not to be shared. A little word of mouth, and some busy weekends later and Whiskeyjack Paddles came to be. Based out of the Rocky Mountains in Whitefish, Montana, Whiskeyjack creates individually crafted, hand made functional art in…