Blank Forces Pocket Bolt Ballpoint Pen Review

This summer I was running a guest house for the first time. Summer by the seaside is a busy time and in between cooking bacon and servicing rooms the beach and the sea calls to you. I spent little time luxuriating in different fountain pen nibs and interesting inks and[…]

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Platinum Double Action R3 Multipen Review

Platinum make a few different multipens and I reviewed one of them way back in October 2014. This pen is a step up from that plastic version but costs only a couple of pounds more. I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’ support[…]

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Blank Forces X1 X2 closeup of etching

Blank Forces X1 and X2 EDC Pen Review

Blank Force’s X1 and X2 pens are the result of a successful Kickstarter campaign from last year. I interviewed Kevin Hayes, the person behind Blank Forces, back in November. Now that the pens are available to buy online I thought it would be a good time to review them. Rather[…]

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Faber-Castell Twice mulitpen review

Faber-Castell Twice multipen review

The Faber-Castell Twice is a chrome-plated metal-barrelled multipen. It takes two D1 refills and costs about £25 ($40). The pen comes with blue and red ballpoint refills which aren’t too bad at all. Being D1, there are a very many other options if you’d prefer something else. The metal barrel[…]

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Platinum Double R3 Action multipen full length retracted

Platinum Double R3 Action multipen review

The Platinum Double Action R3 sounds like some kind of video game controller but is in fact a three-way multipen. It’s available in five different translucent colours for about £5 (around $8) from Cult Pens, who sponsored this post. There’s also a more expensive steel version. The barrel holds a[…]

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