Tag: Aluminum

Karas Kustoms is an Arizona-based machine shop that burst onto the fountain pen scene a few years ago in 2013, when they launched an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign for what would eventually become the “Ink,” a machined aluminum pen that …

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Italian pen maker Visconti introduced its Opera line of fountain pens in 2003, to much acclaim. In the intervening years, there have been a number of variations on the line, featuring a wide variety of different materials and slight design …

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Material: Aluminum & Copper Nib: Steel Medium Nib Appointments: Aluminum Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 137.2mm Length (Uncapped): 126.2mm Length (Posted): 177.3mm Section Diameter: 10.2mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.6mm Cap Max Diameter: 14.6mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 30g …

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Material: Aluminum and Plastic Nib: Steel Appointments: Steel Filling System: International Standard Cartridge Converter Length (Capped): 129mm Length (Uncapped): 121mm Length (Posted): 151mm Section Diameter: 11.3mm Barrel Max Diameter: 11.8mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.7mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 28g Weight, …

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The pen for this review was provided by Kaweco, and will be returned to them after the publication of the review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer. Material: Aluminum Nib: Steel. Fine Appointments: …

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The pen for this review was provided by Kaweco, and will be returned to them after the publication of the review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer. Material: Aluminum Nib: Steel. Fine …

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I have a friend who reviews movies for a living on several online movie sites.  As I have watched his career over the years, I have often said to myself that I did not envy him.  He occasionally finds himself …

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