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Tactile Turn Glider Titanium - DLC Coated

$209.99 CDN

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Length: 5.6" (142mm)
Diameter: 0.43" (11mm)

The Glider is the slightly longer version that comes with a 0.38mm Pilot G2 with black ink refill. These are a little easier than the older pens to allow refills to fit and most require no modification at all for many different refills. If you have larger hands you might be more comfortable with a Glider.


Tactile Turn pens are known for their texture. It's where our name comes from. The tactile feeling when you pick one of these pens up is hard to describe, but it allows you to control the pen exactly the way you want. Machined pens often forget about grip, or have uncomfortable grips. It won't bite into your skin, but it provides just the right amount of grip. It is subtle, but it also protects the pens from light scratches by providing a textured surface that disguises light scratches much better than a smooth surface.

Bolt Action

The main piece that makes these pens really interesting is the bolt action. I use a shape unlike any other pen out there. It is one fluid motion to advance or retract the refill. Because the surfaces of both the interior part and the inside surface have been carefully machined to be extra smooth, the action feels amazingly satisfying.

DLC Coating

Physical vapor deposition coatings are extremely tough coatings that are mostly found to improve wear characteristics on machine tools. Since the coatings are quite expensive they also are found on high end watches. Diamond Like Carbon aka DLC, is a beautiful black coating that will hold up great no matter how tough you are on your pens. DLC is only available on the titanium pens.


Titanium is the best selling of all of the materials we work with. It is not quite as light weight as aluminum, but significantly lighter than stainless steel, brass, and copper. Titanium is tough, lightweight, and extremely corrosion resistant. All parts of these pens are made from titanium except the clip which is stainless steel. If there is one material I suggest over all others, it is titanium.

CNC Machined Pens

Tactile Turn was one of the first fully machined pen manufacturers. We don't do injection molded parts like most other pens. We make parts one by one on our computer numerically controlled lathes in our own shop in Texas. We buy the best equipment available, the best material available, and turn raw materials into finished goods. We never skimp on quality, as everything we make is designed to be an heirloom quality item. We want you to pass these on to your children. People buy Tactile Turn pens because they want an item with simple and elegant design made from amazing materials that will withstand daily use for life.


  • Model: TTGLTiBK dis
  • Manufactured by: Tactile Turn

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 07 February, 2019.