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BAUX Pen, the affordable stylish stick pen

A project in Greenville, SC by Dan Conti

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Simple, but cool. BAUX Pens are custom machined aluminum pens that use Bic® pen parts.
Backers: 680
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $18,951 of $7,500
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 16th (32 days)
Project By: Dan Conti
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Latest News

BAUX is @ T minus 22

April 15th - via:
Hello Backers! We are under the 22 hour mark and headed to the finish line! I am really excited that the BAUX Pen Project will come to life and can't wait to ship the 662+ packages out asap!!! Many thanks again to all of you! Hope everyone enjoys the... (Read More)

Home stretch!!!

April 13th - via:
Hello Kickstarters! Busy Saturday, just got back from the soccer fields.  My daughter's team is trying to qualify for the South Carolina State Cup.  They won both games today and are tied for second place.  Top eight teams advance. Received the... (Read More)

Quick Green Update...

April 11th - via:
Good evening Kickstarters!Received a message from the anodizer that they will run their "green" tonight during second shift and they will send pics tomorrow.  Can't wait to see the sample! Also spoke to the CNC Machine Shop and they have the BAUX... (Read More)

600 BACKERS!!!

April 11th - via:
THANK YOU KICKSTARTERS!!! Hope everyone has a great day!  DAC.  (Read More)

BAUX Update

April 8th - via:
Hello Backers!  Since this is my first project, I am still learning the ropes.  Got a message from Kickstarter indicating that I used bad form for communicating the "add ons" for the rewards in Update #7.  I now understand that this is not... (Read More)

Quick BAUX Update

April 7th - via:
Below are a couple new pics to check out. On the production side, even though we still have 8 days to go, we are nicely funded and I plan to place an order with the machine shop on Monday to get the BAUX Pen in their que.  Getting in line early at... (Read More)

Another Quick BAUX Update...

April 3rd - via:
Good Evening Backers! I have received numerous emails asking how to increase the number of BAUX Pens from two to three, four or more.  You can manage your pledge by "adding on" $9 for each additional BAUX Pen that you would like.  The shipping will... (Read More)

Green is in the BAUX!

April 1st - via:
Hello Kickstarters! I was really excited to see us hit 500 backers today! I had in my mind that if we could get to this milestone, I would go for "the green"! Was really hoping to have BAUX samples back from the anodizer so I could post up pic or two... (Read More)

We are funded and still rolling!!!

March 28th - via:
Hi Backers! Been a couple busy days, busy in a good sense, with a lot of success! Again, I want to thank everyone for their support to push us across the funding threshold! A special thanks definitely goes out to, check out this site,... (Read More)

Quick BAUX Update...

March 27th - via:
Hey backers, we are gaining on it!!!  Hope to awaken to $6K+ in the morning.  Really appreciate several of you that have helped drive many of the "Gadget" sites to feature the BAUX Pen.  I have pitched a request to be featured by several other... (Read More)

Still riding the wave...

March 23rd - via:
Hello Kickstarters! Hope everyone had a great Saturday as it comes to a close! I really appreciate all of the positive email comments and everyone's continued support to drive the visibility of the BAUX Pen.  Hopefully you will see the BAUX Pen... (Read More)

Momentum is building...

March 20th - via:
Hello Everyone! Looks like we have some momentum and need to ride this wave!  As mentioned, it is all about visibility.  Many thanks to all the backers spreading the BAUX Pen word via facebook, twitter, pinterest, text, email, word of mouth, ect.... (Read More)

BAUX Visibility

March 19th - via:
Hi Backers!I made it back to Greenville, SC... we started out great, but since my return, we have hit somewhat of a lull.  There is still plenty of time and we’re 36% funded, so I’m hopeful things will pick back up and get us to the finish line!... (Read More)

It's out of the BAUX!!!

March 16th - via:
Hi and THANK YOU to all backers in the first 11+ hours and counting! I am actually in Virginia with my daughter's soccer team this weekend and have enjoyed hearing my phone "dinging" frequently! We are off to a great start and look forward to keeping... (Read More)

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