Tactile Turn Slider and Glider Bolt Action Pen

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Starting this one off with a big ol’ disclaimer: I took the photos for this Kickstarter campaign, and I consider Will both a friend and client. This review wasn’t paid for, but the photos were. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get into these new bolt action pens. Will of Tactile Turn is back at it again with the Slider and Glider. He’s designed a custom bolt mechanism that’s both easy to use with one hand, and really fun to play with. Since I took the photos for him, I’ve had hands-on with every model of the pen. Read on to find out how they hold up!

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Pentel Tradio EnerGel Combo Pen Review

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It’s not often that I pick up a pen and immediately fall in love with it. The Tradio EnerGel combo takes the unique body of the Tradio, but makes it compatible with the EnerGel refill. The pen comes loaded with a standard black 0.5mm refill, but I opted to swap in the 0.7mm Needle Tip in blue. It. Is. Great. Read on to find out more about this great everyday pen!

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New Sponsor: Tom Barrington Leather Goods

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New Sponsor: Tom Barrington Leather Goods I’d like to thank Tom Barrington for sponsoring the site! You can see their banner in the side bar to the right that will take you to all of their pen-specific items over at Tom Barrington. They carry a ton of cases for one and two pens in a variety of premium […]

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Kaweco Supra Brass Fountain Pen Review

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The Supra is essentially a Liliput on steroids. It’s larger, more comfortable to write with, has a nice big nib on it, and yet it still manages to be very pocket-friendly. This unique pen from Kaweco has an extension tube that makes the pen longer when in place. It also allows the pen to use an international converter too. It’s definitely an interesting concept, but how does it hold up when in use? Read on to find out!

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Namisu Nova Rollerball Kickstarter Announcement

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Namisu Nova Rollerball Kickstarter Announcement Simplicity, elegance and function. The first three words that come to mind when I look at the new Namisu Nova rollerball. After successfully launching a fountain pen version (over $125,000 raised!), the UK-based design firm is releasing a rollerball version of their Nova pen. Speaking from my experience with the […]

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