Category: Review

We fountain pen people can be a particular people. (Which is different than being a peculiar people, but not always.)  We tend to be very particular about the things we like, the way we like them, and how we believe …

Cross Star Wars Townsend “Chewbacca” | Fountain Pen Review Read More »

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As I approach my fifth year of doing fountain pen video reviews on YouTube and written reviews here on the Pen Habit blog, I’ve been reflecting a bit on how my personal preferences for fountain pens have changed over that …

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In this episode of To the Point, I wanted to spend a little bit of time on a couple of items I’ve shown off before in Currently Inked episodes, but that don’t really require full reviews of their own. First, …

Diplomat Excellence A & Dee Charles Designs Pen Sleeve | To the Point Read More »

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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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Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu is a bright pink ink, and it is also a delicate and sophisticated pink. During my recent attendance at the San Francisco Pen Show, one of my ink wishes was to find a great pink ink. Not …

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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 …

Aurora 88 Anniversario (Flex Nib) | Fountain Pen Review Read More »

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