Shop Tales – Part One by David Pennington

Editor’s Note: This is a piece by new contributor, David Pennington. Yes, that’s his real name. You can check out more of his work by heading to his website, Twitter, and Instagram. David has put together a series of posts about what it’s like to work for a fountain pen retailer, along with the story of […]

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Karas Kustoms Reaktor – Starliner and Galaxie Fountain Pen & Rollerball Review

Karas Kustoms “Reaktor” Starliner and Galaxie Fountain Pen & Rollerball Review Review Ink: Pilot Iroshizuku asa-gao Review Paper: Misc. Specs: Description: An affordable entry into the world of machined, US-made pens from one of the companies that’s been doing it the longest. Nib: Bock #5 nibs, available in steel, black-coated, titanium, and gold Filling Mechanism: Cartridge/Converter […]

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Platinum #3776 Century Nice Lavande Fountain Pen Review

Platinum #3776 Century Nice Lavande Fountain Pen Review This is the first review by contributor Sandra Moreta. Sandra is a 26-year-old fountain pen aficionado from San Juan, PR. She spends her days training to become an architect, and loves all things design. You can check out her Instagram here for some more awesome photos! To […]

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TWSBI Precision Mechanical Pencil Review

TWSBI Precision Mechanical Pencil 0.7 Retractable Pipe Review This is the first review by new contributor Blake Starbuck. Blake is a fountain pen, writing instrument, and watch enthusiast from the US. You can follow his Instagram account here for some awesome photos. To read more reviews by Blake, click his author page next to the little pencil icon […]

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Opus 88 Koloro Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review

Opus 88 Koloro Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review This is the first review by new contributor Dave Hassar. Dave is a product photographer by day, sci-fi, and fountain pen nerd by night. You can follow his Instagram account here for some excellent fountain pen, paper, food, and commercial photography shots. To read more reviews by Dave, click his author page […]

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