Tag: Black

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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Sheaffer was one of the earliest and most successful pen companies in the world. Despite this, or perhaps because of it, they proved the adage that nothing stifles innovation faster than success. As the pen market started to seriously change …

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As I mentioned in the review of the DeNobil 300, one of my favorite things about reviewing fountain is the opportunity I get to learn about new fountain pen brands as the come on the market. So, thanks to the …

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One of the best aspects of being a pen reviewer is getting to learn about new makers and companies as they come along. In an industry making products no longer at the forefront of most people’s lives, it can be …

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Brand identity can be a tricky thing. How do you develop a look or style that is easily identifiable without allowing that look or style to lock you into a long-term design direction from which it may be difficult to …

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The pen for this review was provided free of charge by Goldspot Pens in exchange for an honest review. No additional compensation was provided. Material: Metal Nib: Steel Medium Nib Appointments: Black Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 134.3mm Length (Uncapped): …

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Back in Season 2, I implemented a Reviewer Code of Ethics to help address concerns that my reviews were being unduly influenced by receiving “free” pens from manufacturers and retailers. You can read the whole thing here, but the tl;dr …

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Edited to correct some information about how this models differs from other Dolcevita models. Material: Celluloid and Acrylic Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Steel Filling System: Piston Length (Capped): 141.4mm Length (Uncapped): 129.3mm Length (Posted): 173mm Section Diameter: 13.6mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.6mm Cap …

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