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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TWSBI Vac Mini Fountain Pen Review

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TWSBI Vac Mini Fountain Pen Review Paper: Rhodia No. 18 Lined Pad Specs: Description: A smaller vacuum filling fountain pen than the last one they made. Refills: Internal vacuum plunger fill, 2ml capacity Body:  Plastic / Aluminum Measurements: 4.91″ long closed, 5.97″ posted Weight: 24g Color Options: Clear with silver aluminum accents Writing Samples: Intro/About: I’m still hunting for a TWSBI that […]

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Review Redux – Three Years with the Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen

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Review Redux Lamy 2000 Fountain Pen Review Paper: Rhodia No. 18 Lined Pad Specs: Time Owned: 3 Years (since 12/25/2012) Nib: 14k platinum-coated gold Material: Makrolon and brushed stainless steel Filling Mechanism: Piston with nearly invisible tail knob Weight: 25 grams Measurements: 5.5″ closed, 6.0″ posted Ink Capactiy: ~2ml Link to Original Review Handwritten Review Scans: Intro/About: I’ve mentioned throughout the […]

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Tactile Turn Gist Fountain Pen / Kickstarter Launch *UPDATED w/ COMPARISON*

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Tactile Turn “Gist” Fountain Pen   Description: A machined fountain pen that POSTS! Nib: Steel, Titanium, or Gold, EF, F, M, B. Materials: Polycarbonate + MANY metals Refillable: Yes, via converter Measurements: 5.15″ closed, 4.64″ open, 6.10″ posted Tactile Turn on Kickstarter Intro/About: I’m starting this review off with a big disclaimer, just so everyone knows where I stand before […]

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