Tag: Sailor

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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00:00 – Life overview, Inky Fingers Paper problems, 2017 pen show attendance 3:20 – Matt’s 4th anniversary of fountain pen users 4:40 – Does it matter if you store the converter with the pen, or if you use the same …

Currently Inked #33 | 15 March 2017 Read More »

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A couple of years ago, a line of Sailor-made custom inks for a Japanese fountain pen retailer, Bung Box, became the buzzword on the lips of the ink cognoscenti in the fountain pen community. These inks, being made by Sailor, …

Inkspot Review: Sailor Jentle Bungbox Sumeragi Imperial Purple Read More »

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Material: Diffusion-bonded acrylic Nib: 21k Gold – Broad and Medium Appointments: Gold Filling System: Sailor Proprietary Cartridge/Converter Length (Capped): 157.5mm Length (Uncapped): 136.4mm Length (Posted): 173mm Section Diameter: 13mm Barrel Max Diameter: 15.5mm Cap Max Diameter: 18.1mm Weight, Uncapped (with ink and/or …

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I have this love/hate relationship with blue inks. On one hand, blue ink is boring. It’s one of the two “required” colors (blue or black) that someone, somewhere decided were the only ones appropriate for business usage. Everyone uses blue …

Ink Spot: Sailor Jentle Four Seasons Souten (Azure Sky) Read More »

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It’s been two and a half years since I purchased my first fountain pen, and only slightly less time before I purchased my first bottle of ink. In that time, one thing that never ceases to amaze me is how …

Ink Spot: Sailor Jentle Four Seasons Oku-Yama Read More »

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  When it comes to fountain pens, there are few things that make me start to yawn faster than a black, cigar-shaped fountain pen. They’re just so boring. I get people who want a classic, understated look–I am just not …

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  Sailor’s pens have been on my want-to-try list for a long time. I have had more than a couple of pen pals express to me that Sailor’s nibs are truly wonderful. I’m not entirely sure why I haven’t gone …

Pen Review: Sailor Professional Gear Read More »

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