Sailor 1911 Large Ballpoint Pen Review

Sailor 1911 Large Ballpoint Pen Review Specs: Description: A hefty ballpoint pen made by one of Japan’s finest pen manufacturers Refill: Proprietary Sailor ballpoint pen refill, 0.7mm Weight: ~34 grams Mechanism: Twist to open Measurements: 5.25″ Color Options: Black, Maroon, White Intro/About: Sailor makes some of the best fountain pens out there. I’ve got a bunch of them in my […]

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Doane Paper Large Idea Journal Review

Doane Paper Large Idea Journal Specs:  Journal Size – 10.8” x 8.4” Grid Size – .125” (.3175 cm) x .125” (.3175 cm) Bold line every three grid boxes 100 Sheets / 200 Pages per notebook w/ full bleed DP sheets Rugged Wire-O-Binding 80 Point Chipboard Stock w/ Black Ink Embossed covers (100% recycled) 60 LB Brite White Offset […]

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One Star Leather Goods A6 Notebook Cover Review + Giveaway!

One Star Leather Goods Notebook Cover Review + Giveaway! Giveaway has ended, thanks all for entering! Specs: Model: Build Your Own Hobonichi Techo / A6 Cover Leather: Horween Chromexcel Natural outer / black inner Stitching: Blue waxed thread Closure: Snap Size: A6, custom for Hobonichi Techo Intro: I’ve been friendly with Keegan over at One Star […]

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Namisu Orion Stonewashed Titanium Fountain Pen Review

Namisu Orion Stonewashed Titanium Fountain Pen – Handwritten Review – Review Ink:  Tekker Ink Edjelley Teal Specs: Description: A minimal (but not too minimal) fountain pen that’s made completely of titanium. Nib: Bock medium in titanium Filling Mechanism: International standard cartridge / converter (not included) Weight: 39g capped Measurements: 140mm Color Options: Stonewashed titanium Intro/About: Namisu is no stranger to me. I’ve reviewed […]

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Review Redux – The Sailor Imperial Black Fountain Pen

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!

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