This Tactical Pen Is for More Than Just Writing

It can also help you smash, slice, and shine your way out of any sticky situation.

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Imagine a pen that does more than splotching ink on a piece of paper. Imagine it being capable of smashing, slicing, and shining your way out of any pickle. Did a magic wand just pop into your head? There's something even better: the 1TAC Everyday Carry Tactical Pen. It might not be the stick Harry Potter uses to thwart his enemies, but it's close.

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Used by the police, military, and first responders, this versatile pen comes equipped with a tungsten steel tip, razor-sharp blade, 80-lumen LED light, and, of course, a ballpoint pen. You can use the tungsten tip to shatter glass, while the razor-sharp blade can be utilized to cut through almost anything. And if you somehow find yourself in a dimly-lit area, the built-in LED flashlight can provide you with the visibility you need.

It's constructed with lightweight and durable aircraft-grade aluminum, making it supremely sturdy. It also features a matte black anodized finish featuring a diamond-cut non-slip grip for easier writing. Plus, it's made to be weatherproof so that you can use it in any type of situation.

Popular Mechanics readers get to enjoy a special discount of 10 percent and snag it for only $36.

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