| As a guy who always likes...
, July 6, 2011
As a guy who always likes to always carry a pen, there are 2 locations to carry
it: shirt pocket, or back pants pocket. Shirt pockets keep getting smaller, so
often won't easily hold a full size pen, and it's getting tough to find a
causual shirt with a pocket. Back pocket a full size pen is uncomfortable when
you sit down, wears a hole in the pocket or frays the top of the pocket, may
break (if plastic), or "unretracts" and leaves an ink stain. The Zebra compact
is the best compromise I've found--short for either pocket (or even front pants
pocket), full size for use, mostly steel so it won't break if you sit on it, and
a good fine point black ink writing tool. I agree, the only major shortfall is
that the cap doesn't click into place during use, only when closed.