Tag: Plastic

Karas Kustoms is an Arizona-based machine shop that burst onto the fountain pen scene a few years ago in 2013, when they launched an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign for what would eventually become the “Ink,” a machined aluminum pen that …

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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 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 …

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The pen for this review was donated to The Pen Habit by viewer Matt in exchange for an honest review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed herein are my own. Material: Brass & Lacquer Nib: Steel Appointments: Gold-colored Filling System: …

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Material: Plastic Nib: 14k Gold Appointments: Brass Filling System: Pilot Proprietary Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 141mm Length (Uncapped): 125mm Length (Posted): 159mm Section Diameter: 9.8mm Barrel Max Diameter: 11.6mm Cap Max Diameter: 14.6mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 12g Weight, Capped (with …

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Material: Aluminum and Plastic Nib: Steel Appointments: Steel Filling System: International Standard Cartridge Converter Length (Capped): 129mm Length (Uncapped): 121mm Length (Posted): 151mm Section Diameter: 11.3mm Barrel Max Diameter: 11.8mm Cap Max Diameter: 15.7mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or converter): 28g Weight, …

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The pen for this review was provided by Kaweco, and will be part of a Giveaway after the publication of the review. No additional compensation was provided. All opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer. Material: Plastic Nib: EF Steel Appointments: N/A Filling …

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  So, in preparing this review, I have come up with a new rule of thumb: I am not allowed to call something vintage if the item in question was made within the same decade in which I was born …

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