New Sponsor: Tom Barrington Leather Goods


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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Review Redux – Four Years with the Pilot Vanishing Point Fountain Pen

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The whole point of the “Review Redux” series is to tell you if a pen has held up over the years, especially once that honeymoon period is over. You can check out my last entry in the series on the Lamy 2000 here. This time, I’m revisiting the Pilot Vanishing Point fountain pen in matte black. I’ve owned the pen for just over four years, read on to see how it’s held up!

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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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Lamy Safari Dark Lilac Fountain Pen Review

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This isn’t going to be too crazy, you can read my original review of the Lamy Safari here. The Dark Lilac version, along with it’s own special ink were released as the 2016 limited edition. The color is nice and dark, and not too “in your face”. The Black hardware adds an overall low-profile look to the pen that I really like. Other than the color, there isn’t really anything different from the Lamy Safari that’s been around for over 30 years.

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Schon DSGN 01S Stainless Steel Pen Review

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One of the pens that’s making the rounds is The Pen Project 01S in Tumbled Stainless Steel by Schon DSGN. It’s a small, pocketable pen that takes the versatile and tough Fisher Space Pen refill. Ian Schon’s pens are available in several different materials, including aluminum, titanium, bronze and brass. Stainless Steel is one of the strongest and heaviest in the lineup. Read on to see how I liked it!

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