Rosetta Magellan Burnt Umber Fountain Pen Review What is it? A pen made from Italian acrylic in Taiwan, with a German nib, and assembled in the USA. Wowzers, that was a hard supply chain to follow! INTRO This is a pen that I’ve never heard of. Honestly, I had never heard of IPenStore before either (they’ve […]
Lamy Safari Petrol Fountain Pen Review What is it? The 2017 Limited Edition color of the Lamy Safari fountain pen Notes: Another year, another lime-greenish disappoi — wait a second. It’s a Lamy limited edition, and it’s NOT neon green! They’re calling this color “Petrol” and I absolutely love it. The Safari is sporting a matte, dark teal […]
Lamy 2000 Ballpoint Pen Review What is it? The ballpoint partner to my favorite fountain pen, the Lamy 2000 Notes: I’ve been between picking up the Lamy 2000 ballpoint and the unique multipen for a while. I opted for the ballpoint, mostly because of the D1 refills that the multipen takes. They’re really small and I didn’t […]
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!
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.