Pen Question for drivers

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by nystripe96, Jul 4, 2014.

  1. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    My pens never stay in my breast pocket. Always falling out, even when trying to work by the methods. Any suggestions as to the best pen placement and quick access obviously.

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  2. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    First of all, don't use a ups pen. I clip my pen between the 1st
    and 2nd button of my shirt at an angle. Out of the way; easy to get.
  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Make sure that you clip both the inner and outer flaps on the breast pocket.
  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    anyone remember the UPS pocket protectors? I never used them but some people did.
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I kept using the one I had used throughout high school.
  6. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Bend at the knees. Keep a natural curve in the back.

    This sounds stupid but unless you are hinging at your lower back the pins shouldn't fall out.
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    My pens normally fall out when I am carrying a large package in my power zone.
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Ok stop it. That ones just too easy ;)
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  9. My wife sews the pocket about 5/8 vertical to hold the pen, seems to do the job.
  10. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Did you say " breast pocket"?
  11. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    Possibly a bad case of moobs.
  12. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    That's okay....just pick them up from under your center manager's desk when you're finished.
  13. If you always bend at the knees keeping the natural curvature of your back you won't lose the pens. I keep them in my diad pouch;)
  14. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Yep. And I did. Nowadays I use click pens so I don't get the ink stains. I also put a nice fat wallet in the same pocket. Tightens everything up and nothing falls out.
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  15. Tough Guy

    Tough Guy Active Member

    Mine are typically lost in the carrying process as well. I always keep 1 spare in my lunch bag just incase. Sometimes I don't notice they're gone until I reach for one and they're not there.
  16. jaker

    jaker trolling

    It's starting to make sense now
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  17. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Yep I was told this aaaaaaaa long time ago.....if something falls out of your shirt pocket you are lifting wrong!! Good call
  18. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Me thinks ........Mr Dave wears a sports jock to work
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  19. ArcherUTR

    ArcherUTR Active Member

    Black Sharpie in a DIAD III pouch.
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    What about when you are bent over trying to dig out packages from under shelves?