• The TUGBBS forums are completely free and open to the public and exist as the absolute best place for owners to get help and advice about their timeshares for more than 30 years!

    Join Tens of Thousands of other Owners just like you here to get any and all Timeshare questions answered 24 hours a day!
  • TUG started 30 years ago in October 1993 as a group of regular Timeshare owners just like you!

    Read about our 30th anniversary: Happy 30th Birthday TUG!
  • TUG has a YouTube Channel to produce weekly short informative videos on popular Timeshare topics!

    Free memberships for every 50 subscribers!

    Visit TUG on Youtube!
  • TUG has now saved timeshare owners more than $21,000,000 dollars just by finding us in time to rescind a new Timeshare purchase! A truly incredible milestone!

    Read more here: TUG saves owners more than $21 Million dollars
  • Sign up to get the TUG Newsletter for free!

    60,000+ subscribing owners! A weekly recap of the best Timeshare resort reviews and the most popular topics discussed by owners!
  • Our official "end my sales presentation early" T-shirts are available again! Also come with the option for a free membership extension with purchase to offset the cost!

    All T-shirt options here!
  • A few of the most common links here on the forums for newbies and guests!

Cross Pen Upgrade

MULTIZ321

TUG Member
Joined
Jun 6, 2005
Messages
31,729
Reaction score
9,171
Location
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Resorts Owned
BLUEWATER BY SPINNAKER HHI
ROYAL HOLIDAY CLUB RHC (POINTS)
I' ve been using a Cross Pen and Pencil since I received them as a college graduation gift .

Over the years, the original Cross Pen "mysteriously" disappeared and was replaced by several others I either purchased outright or via eBay.

The ballpoint threads on my latest Cross Pen became stripped and retracting the ballpoint no longer worked properly.

I still have the original Cross Pencil but I haven't used if for a few years because the black tip had come off.

So, when my Cross Pen stopped working, I decided to send the Pen and Pencil for repair to the A.T. Cross Company, One Albion Road, Lincoln, RI 02865

I included a $20 check - Cross has a $10 service fee policy for each repair.

The repairs took about 6 weeks before I received my Pen and Pencil back along with a note from Cross telling me that Cross has stopped manufacturing the 0.5mm and 0.9mm pencil and they no longer have parts to repair my pencil. Instead, Cross converted my pencil to a new 0.7mm pencil mechanism called 'Switch-It'. The note said to visit www.cross.com and type in 'switch-it' in the search bar to learn more from their video on operating instructions.

In essence, I now have a combination Pen/Pencil. For the unit to work as a pencil, I would have to purchase a 'switch-it' mechanism, that looks like a ballpoint pen refill and swap it out with the ballpoint pen mechanism.

So, I'm thrilled - I now have 2 pens (and a Pencil if I want, which I rarely use any more).

I wanted to let others know who might be interested that Cross is no longer manufacturing the Pencil and they still stand behind their products.

I love Cross Pens.

Richard
 

Jestjoan

TUG Member
Joined
Jun 6, 2005
Messages
2,776
Reaction score
1
Thanks, copied it for DH.
 

stuvan

TUG Member
Joined
Jun 22, 2005
Messages
57
Reaction score
0
Location
Mound, MN
I also love Cross pens. Bought one 25 years ago after I got tired of always losing my pens and decided to buy one I would keep track of because of the cost of the pen. That worked, but I wore through the gold metal barrel after 15 years. I sent it into Cross and asked about cost to replace. Answer: lifetime warrantee; sent me a new pen that I still use daily. Still the best writing pen I have ever used.
Stu
 

nazclk

TUG Member
Joined
Jun 6, 2005
Messages
1,867
Reaction score
6
Location
Fresno, CA
Warranty

Glad to hear only because I sent mine back because it no longer worked. Hope they send me a new one as well. I have had mine for about 10 years.
 
Top