BigiDesign Ti Arto – The Ultimate Refill-Friendly Pen Review


BigiDesign Ti Arto The Ultimate Refill-Friendly Pen Review Specs: Description: A unique pen by the folks over at Bigidesign that takes so many refills, it’s borderline unbelievable Refills:  Pretty much all them…over 200! Weight: 32.6g w/ cap Measurements: 5.37″ posted Color Options: Titanium Intro/About: Today we’re looking at another (popular) Kickstarter pen – The Ti Arto by Bigidesign. Bigidesign is […]

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Tactile Turn Slider and Glider Bolt Action Pen


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


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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