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Maneater Crafts is now a part of Stadium Pen Blanks!

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Maneater Crafts is now a part of Stadium Pen Blanks!

  We are very excited to announce that Maneater Crafts is now a part of the Stadium Pen Blanks family of products! All Maneater products can be found searching the collections listed below or a simple search of Maneater in the search block.   In March of 2022 Stadium Pen Blanks and Maneater Crafts negotiated the sale and transfer of ALL business operations and manufacturing of Maneater Crafts to Hardin Penworks, LLC (parent owner of Stadium Pen Blanks). Stadium Pen Blanks will continue the long tradition of quality manufacturing of HDPE molds and silicone inserts, casting the original Maneater alligator...

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Shareable Materials List

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Shareable Materials List

This Google Sheets link is a complete document that is regularly kept up today for the available stadiums from Stadium Pen Blanks. I have included the shortened TinyURL to make it easier to copy and paste. https://tinyurl.com/MaterialsList1 (Clicking this link will make the list easier for viewing.) This link can be shared with your customers to use as a catalog of sorts to shop from. This list will never show Stadium Pen Blanks or Hardin Penworks in this document. It will always only have a list of available stadiums allowing you to show off your potential inventory without revealing your...

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BMG .50 cal Bullet Pen

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BMG .50 cal Bullet Pen

How to make a Parker Style ink pen from the BMG .50 cal shell casings from Stadium Pen Blanks. Currently there are several options for the BMG .50 cal shell casings available here at Stadium Pen Blanks. Options are plain shell casings fresh from the media tumbler... Or engraved with the seals from United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and coming soon... Space Force.  You can also get custom engraving images or names on your shell casings. The BMG .50 cal Bullet Pen provides you with a .50 cal shell casing and a 3.625"x 0.5" round...

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What to do about stadium seat bolt holes?

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What to do about stadium seat bolt holes?

So how do you use blanks with bolt holes in them? Some people hate them, and some people love them. I am in the "love them" camp. Here are some sample blanks with bolt hols in there.  Ever wondered why there are bolt holes in the seats before? Take a look at this red seat bottom from Sportsman's Park. You can see the four corner bolt holes in the seat. Those holes were used to bolt the seat bottle to the frame of the stadium seat. Look closer at the small line of spacers between each seat slat. There are two...

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What is the difference between Plastic Seat blanks v1 & v2?

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What is the difference between Plastic Seat blanks v1 & v2?

The plastic seat blanks are blanks that NO other vendor has available. Many vendors and casters have blanks in team colors, but Stadium Pen Blanks' Plastic Seat Blanks contain plastic seat material from actual stadium seats. There is a wicked cool factor for these blanks as they are generally from newer stadiums that never really had wooden seats. The v1 blanks are not as easy to turn for the new novice turner, and a more experienced turner tends to get better results. The v1 blanks turn very similar to coffee bean (pictured below left) and seashell blanks (pictured below right) as these blanks...

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