Category: Pens

Early on in my reviewing career, I did a review of the OMAS Notti di Bologna. At a price of around $400, the Bologna was among OMAS’s “entry-level” pens. I liked the pen a lot, although I wasn’t super-enamored of …

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Have I mentioned before that I really like the Classic Pens LB5?  At least once or twice? A month? For two years? Well, I do. I love the pen. But it’s very expensive, and most sane people aren’t comfortable spending …

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A great deal of the information in this review came from Richard Binder’s Article, “Profile: The Eversharp Skyline Family”  and Jim Mamoulides Pentrace article, “The Eversharp Skyline Nib: The Flex, the Stiff, and the Manifold.”  Please click through to read …

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So, what are my personal favorite pens at the end of Season 4? (Or at least among those pens I have reviewed so far?) Watch the video above or scroll through the list down below. Just as a reminder: these …

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Sometimes, people just want a pen–one pen–that is high quality, writes like a champ, and will last a lifetime. They’re willing to pay a good sum of money for that pen, and they want it to be special (but not …

Top 5 Workhorse Pens for Season 4 Read More »

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The fountain pen hobby can be disastrously expensive for those who us who lack self-control (or any semblance of common sense.)  Not everyone will jump from a $60 to a $600 pen in just a couple of months like I …

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I’ve been reviewing/talking about Aurora Pens a lot lately. It’s no secret I’m a big fan of a lot of their pens. This pen, however, may be my favorite of all the Aurora pens I’ve tried/talked about/purchased. When I first …

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Early in 2017, word of a new flexible nib from the Italian manufacturer Aurora started bouncing around our little community of fountain pen freaks with the virality of an Ebola outbreak. Fountain pen lovers are rabid over flex, as can …

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