Pilot Coleto multipen review

The Pilot Coleto is a multipen like no other. There are refills available in 15 different colours: Brown, Black, Blue Black, Violet, Aqua Blue, Blue, Clear Blue, Orange, Red, Pink, Cherry Pink, Baby Pink, Apricot Orange, Apple Green and Green and in three different sizes (0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm). There[…]

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Platignum Studio fountain pen review

I shouldn’t really like this pen. It is a rather strange colour (turquoise, allegedly) and a medium nib. Also there’s nowhere to put the cap! I know that won’t bother most of you but to me it’s rather troublesome. I bought this pen by accident (I was scheming on eBay)[…]

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Faber-Castell Ambition fountain pen review

The Faber-Castell Ambition Pearwood is a beautiful looking pen. I’m a sucker for wood and metal; organic and machined; old and new. Gets me every time. This is a stunning pen. In my big chunky hands this pen is a perfect length and weight but it is a little top[…]

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Nib Comparison

If this isn’t proof that how pen makers classify nibs is almost meaningless, I don’t know what is. In order, from finest to mediumist: Pilot Prera (fine); Pilot MR (fine); Faber-Castell Ambition (extra fine); Waterman Translucent (medium); A. G. Spalding Maple Wood (medium); Kaweco Classic Sport (extra fine); Rotring Freeway[…]

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