Tag: Brass

When I first started getting into the fountain pen hobby, I often found myself frustrated that I couldn’t find fountain pens locally. It was fun scouring the pen retailer websites online, but sometimes, I just wanted the immediate gratification of …

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The Xezo Eternal Flame fountain pen is another in the luxury goods retailer’s line of numbered, limited edition pen. Covered with a bright red-orange lacquer that is swirled with darker reds and blacks, this pen lives up to its name, …

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Custom pens are fun. They are a bit hard to review, though , because what are you reviewing? The material and design are transient things, changeable on each and every pen. What, then, do you base a judgement on? When …

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The pen for this review was donated to The Pen Habit by viewer Matt in exchange for an honest review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed herein are my own. Material: Brass & Lacquer Nib: Steel Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: …

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A special thank you to viewer Chris, who sent me this pen with a letter for me to review it. Recently, someone left a comment on one of my YouTube videos asking why Chinese pens have such a bad reputation …

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Material: Plastic Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Brass Filling System: Pilot Proprietary Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 141mm Length (Uncapped): 125mm Length (Posted): 159mm Section Diameter: 9.8mm Barrel Max Diameter: 11.6mm Cap Max Diameter: 14.6mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 12g Weight, Capped (with …

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Material: Acrylic & Brass Nib: 18k Gold Appointments: Brass Filling System: International Standard Cartridge Converter Length (Capped): 141mm Length (Uncapped): 123mm Length (Posted): 163mm Section Diameter: 11.3mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.5mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.9mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 22g …

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Material: Metal Nib: “M” Steel Appointments: Chrome Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 137mm Length (Uncapped): 119mm Length (Posted): 158mm Section Diameter: 11mm Barrel Max Diameter: 12.7mm Cap Max Diameter: 13.2mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): 38g Weight, Uncapped (with …

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