Lamy Aion Fountain Pen Review Review Ink: Robert Oster Fire and Ice Blue Review Paper: Various Specs: Description: The newest in Lamy’s lineup of German-designed fountain pens featuring metal construction and an interesting mix of material finishes. Nib: Medium nib Filling Mechanism: Cartridge / Converter Weight: 33g overall (21g body, 12g cap) Measurements: 5.4″ uncapped, 5.6″ capped, […]
Oh my goodness, reviewing limited editions can be hard. Why? Well, sometimes they sell out before getting the review up. That’s exactly what happened here. Good news though! Everything I’m saying about this super cool, limited edition Karas Kustoms Decograph can also be said about the regular version that’s available in black. The pen that’s up for consideration today is called the Decograph 1702 Elektron – an amber acrylic fountain pen from Karas Pen Company.
I can’t believe I bought this pen four years ago. It feels like just yesterday when I was waiting for the mail to come, rushing downstairs, and opening up the package directly from Japan. I purchased the pen in January of 2013 for around $280. This one has a fine nib, which is quite fine. It features all black everything. The pen is still in my collection, but how much does it get used, how is it holding up over the years, and would I buy it again? Read on to find out!
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!
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!