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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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The terms “mass-produced” and “handmade” are, in many ways, polar opposites. It’s difficult to scale handmade products, as production can’t be increased simply by investing in capital (i.e., manufacturing space, machinery, etc.) Scalability, especially in markets that require a large …

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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 provided free of charge by Pen Habit sponsor, Pen Chalet, in exchange for an honest review. Material: Acrylic Nib: Bi-color Steel Medium Nib Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 143.3mm Length (Uncapped): 140.3mm …

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The pen for this review was provided free of charge by the good folks at Goulet Pens in exchange for an honest review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed herein are my own.  Material: Plastic Nib: Steel #5(ish) Broad Appointments: Steel …

Pen Review: TWSBI Vac Mini Read More »

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  Material: Mineral Sea Lava Explosion Alumilite Nib: M Steel Appointments: Silver Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 147mm Length (Uncapped): 129.4mm Length (Posted): 178mm Section Diameter: 12.5mm Barrel Max Diameter: 17.1mm Cap Max Diameter: 17.1mm Weight, Capped (with ink …

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Material: Ebonite Nib: Steel. 1.1mm Stub Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: Standard International Cartridge/Converter/Eyedropper Length (Capped): 148mm Length (Uncapped): 137mm Length (Posted): 173mm Section Diameter: 11.7mm Barrel Max Diameter: 14mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.7mm Weight, Capped (with ink and/or converter): 26g …

Pen Review: Ranga Model 3 Oversize Read More »

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