Tag: Custom

If Pilot’s production line could be said to have a flagship pen, the Pilot Custom 823 would probably be it. Visually, it’s not the most remarkable pen in creation: it’s a standard cigar-shaped pen that, were it not for a …

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Seattle is a beautiful place to live and work. For about half the year, it is sunny, warm (but mild), and with no major extremes of weather. The scenery is beautiful, the people friendly. But starting each year in late …

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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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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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What first draws you to an ink? Is it the flow characteristics? The shading? The sheen? The shape and size of the bottle? Or is it perhaps something just a bit more basic–something like the color? What would happen if …

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Material: Ebonite & Celluloid Nib: Steel Oblique Broad Appointments: Silver Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 149mm Length (Uncapped): 134.6mm Length (Posted): 173.5mm Section Diameter: 12.4mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.4mm Cap Max Diameter: 16.5mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 16g …

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Material: Lava Explosion #3 Alumilite / Ebonite Nib: 18k Gold Appointments: Ruthenium Filling System: Eyedropper Length (Capped): 166mm Length (Uncapped): 133.9mm Length (Posted): N/A Section Diameter: 11.9mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14.9mm Cap Max Diameter: 17mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 17g …

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The pen for this review was loaned to me by Pen Habit viewer, Rob, and was returned to him after the review was recorded.  Material: Resin Nib: Titanium Appointments: Silver-colored Filling System: Internation Standard Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 144.8 Length (Uncapped): 133 Length …

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