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I've been using the PK Pen for years, but somehow I've always managed to lose them after a few months, except for one pen. I've had it for at least a year now, maybe even two. The thing is, it seems to have stopped working. I know how the pen works so I can imagine why, but does anyone have any idea how long that usually takes. In other words, when abouts should I replace the pen so I don't look silly staring at a pen while nothing magical happens.
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Sure you didn't get your PK Pen mixed up with a regular pen?

It's the kind of thing I would do!

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I've got one which is 2-3 years old. I just tested it and it's working fine, though I haven't used it for several months. I also checked my TK Timber which is probably 10 years old. It still works fine as well. Did you check for the dot on your pen?
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I'm very busy these days so Im reluctant to put this out there but I do the pk pen thing with a borrowed lottery/golf pencil and it spins before it falls. Impromptu. Very cool. PM me. I don't use it you can have it.
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Mine work fine. I have a few to pick from, great item for sure.
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Just kidding...disregard this post.
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I've had my PK pen for about 6 years, and mine has also stopped working. I've tried running it under hot water to "loosen" it up, but so far hasnt worked. I might try putting it in an oven on a very low heat.

If you can think of anything else I could try, please let me know.
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Once I own this...I immediatly sent it back to Hocus-Pocus...since Im not very happy with my purchase...along with my Omega Reel....

the PK Pen is not reliable and no one know how long it will take to fall...nor the exact balancing point to make it fall.....

I'm still looking for the right kinda PK Pen that is more Sure Fire

with all of the Problem that most people in here had with their PK I'm glad I return mine
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Interesting. I've never had a problem with any of Banachek's PK pens. I've lost about a half dozen and had to replace them and every time they've worked. Hmmm?
I guess I'm glad some people are having problems with them... that means there's less people doing it it. YEAH!!!

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Mine leaked after about a year. Oh well, never mind.
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