Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen Review

The Sailor Sapporo Fountain Pen – Handwritten Review – Review Ink: Sailor Kiwa Guro Nano Black Review Paper: Maruman Mnemosyne Specs: Description: One of the smaller offerings from Sailor, but posted this pen is quite comfortable. Classic looks and styling paired with an awesome nib make this pen one of my new daily carries. Nib: 14k rhodium-plated gold […]

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Noodler’s Sequoia (Green) – Ink Review

Noodler’s Ink – Sequoia Handwritten Review Pen: Pelikan M605 – Binderized Medium Nib Ink: Noodler’s Sequoia (green) Paper: Rhodia dotPad, No. 16 – Top Spiral Bound Notes: Noodler’s Sequoia. It’s nothing too unique or crazy, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s a pleasing shade of dark green that’s capable of some very slight shading. The ink is […]

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Vintage Feature: The 1950s Sheaffer Snorkel Fountain Pen

Sheaffer Snorkel Admiral and Saratoga Fountain Pens – Handwritten Review – Review Ink: Sheaffer Peacock Blue and Iroshizuku Fuyu-Syogun Review Paper: Maruman Mnemosyne B5 Specs: Description:  A highly collectable (and reliable) vintage pen with the most advanced filling system to date. Nibs: 14k gold, open-style – Admiral is an all gold medium nib, Saratoga is a two-toned medium […]

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A quick comparison of Noodler’s Black Inks

After responding to a thread on Reddit in the fountainpen subreddit (reddit.com/r/fountainpens), I decided to do a little breakdown of my opinion on Noodler’s Black inks. While there are several other resources and scattered reviews out there, I figured it would help out to have a few thoughts all in the same place with the […]

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TWSBI Vac 700 Fountain Pen – Handwritten Review

TWSBI Vac 700 Fountain Pen – Handwritten Review – Review Ink: Diamine Grey Review Paper: Rhodia Four Color Book Specs: Description:  A super affordable vacuum / plunger filler from Taiwanese brand, TWSBI. Nib: JoWo Steel, Medium Material: Plastic with metal accents Filling Mechanism: Vacuum filler Weight: 32 grams Measurements: 5.8″ closed, 6.9″ posted, 5.3″ unposted Ink Capactiy: ~2ml If you would like to […]

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