Tag: ballpoint

529 Duo Pocket Ballpoint Pen Review

6 February 2017 By ian

The 529 Duo has recently launched on Kickstarter. I was fortunate enough to be loaned a prototype to review and so here are my thoughts. Price: £20 early bird, £25 retail Refill options: uses the Cross Ballpoint refill, which comes in fine, medium or broad and black, blue or red ink; there are other compatible […]

e+m Allwood Ballpoint Pen Review

12 December 2016 By ian

e+m make some beautiful looking pens and pencils from wood. I reviewed one of their clutch pencils three years ago and I still enjoy it very much. The Allwood pen is a budget ballpoint. I was able to get this pen at a discount thanks to Cult Pens’ support of the site. These are my […]

Steel and Flint Pen Quick Look

14 November 2016 By ian

The Steel and Flint Pen is being launched on Kickstarter tomorrow for an early bird price of £45. They were kind enough to send me a prototype to take a look at. I’ve only had it a few days so this is just a quick look rather than a full review. The pen’s made from […]

BN Works BNdot Ballpoint Pen Review

19 September 2016 By ian

BN Works are just about to launch an Indiegogo campaign for what they describe as the One & Only Retractable EDC Pen. They sent me a review sample back in the middle of August so I’ve had a little while to try it out. Price: $65 early bird price on Indiegogo Tip size options: fine […]

Tombow Airpress Ballpoint Pen Review

22 August 2016 By ian

When most people think of a pen that will write on just about anything, just about anywhere, they think of the Fisher Space Pen. There are, however, some alternatives, such as the very reasonably priced Tombow Airpress. I bought this with my own money at the usual consumer price. These are my own honest opinions. […]