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As I approach my fifth year of doing fountain pen video reviews on YouTube and written reviews here on the Pen Habit blog, I’ve been reflecting a bit on how my personal preferences for fountain pens have changed over that …

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Pilot Iroshizuku Kosumosu is a bright pink ink, and it is also a delicate and sophisticated pink. During my recent attendance at the San Francisco Pen Show, one of my ink wishes was to find a great pink ink. Not …

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As my collection continues to grow, I find myself often getting “duplicates” of pens I really like: multiples of the same model of pen in different colors or finishes. I don’t really see the point of doing a full-blown re-review …

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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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It was shortly after noon on Friday, August 12, 2015, and I found myself standing in front of the Chatterley Luxuries table at the DC Pen Show. I was dressed in hobo clothes, the airline having lost my luggage the …

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My first experiences with wood pens were not great. I was brand new to fountain pens (literally…my first ever pen was wood) and I couldn’t have told you what made a good pen from a bad pen. I just saw …

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Material: Plastic Nib: Steel Fine Nib Appointments: Ha! Filling System: Pilot Petit1 Proprietary Length (Capped): 107.7mm Length (Uncapped): 94.5mm Length (Posted): 132.3mm Section Diameter: 10.8mm Barrel Max Diameter: 13.4mm Cap Max Diameter: 13.4mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 7g Weight, Capped …

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The Pilot Prera for this review was provided free-of-charge by Pen Chalet, in exchange for an honest review. Pen Chalet is also a sponsor of the Pen Habit blog. All opinions expressed herein are my own.  Material: Acrylic Nib: Steel Appointments: Chrome …

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