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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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In this episode of Currently Inked, I answer a few questions about specific pens and pen brands, as we skip around between Nakaya, Waterman, Sheaffer, Marlen, and Pilot pens. 00:30 – Thoughts on Nakaya fountain pens Leigh Reyes’ post on soft …

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00:30 – How do I get ink trapped behind the seal of a Pilot Con-70 converter cleaned out? 4:20 – How can I avoid getting oils from my hand on the paper as I write? 6:45 – What would your …

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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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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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Material: Resin Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Rhodium-plated Filling System: Pilot Proprietary Cartridges/Converters Length (Capped): 139mm Length (Uncapped): 124mm Length (Posted): 158mm Section Diameter: 11.1mm Barrel Max Diameter: 12.5mm Cap Max Diameter: 16mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 14g Weight, Capped (with …

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