Tag: Chinese

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: 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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A special thanks to my father for allowing me to borrow this Hero 901 from his personal collection in order to put together this review. Material: Metal (Brass, probably) / Lacquer Nib: Steel “Genius Iridium Germany” Nib. No width marking. …

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  The Hero 9315 (which, to my shame, I refer to as the Hero 3915 throughout most of the video above) is yet another in a long line of Chinese-made pens that, to put it charitably, “borrows” design elements from …

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  When it comes to “inexpensive” Chinese pens (which is to say pens purchased directly from Chinese manufacturers, usually via Ebay), the going rate usually seems to be around $7-10. I believe the most I have ever paid is right …

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  Nemosine is a pen brand with which I wasn’t familiar when I purchased a used Fission from a member of the FPGeeks forum.  The company is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but their pens are manufactured in China/Taiwan.  As fan …

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