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Rotring Tikky Graphic Drawing Pen Review

29 December 2015 By ian

The Tikky Graphic is Rotring’s budget drawing pen. It comes in a range of tip sizes and has lightfast waterproof ink. Price: £2.70 Tip size options: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07, 08 Barrel options: brown Ink type: black pigmented ink The plastic tip is held in a metal sleeve at the end of a […]

Rotring 600 mechanical pencil review

1 December 2014 By ian

The Rotring 600 perhaps needs no introduction. But just in case… it’s a mechanical pencil made from brass that’s available in black or silver. Different versions can take 0.35mm, 0.5mm and 0.7mm. There’s also a clutch pencil version that takes 2mm lead. It costs around £23 in the UK and $33 in the US. The […]

Rotring Freeway fountain pen review

4 November 2013 By ian

This is a solidly made metal pen. It’s well put together although perhaps a little basic in its design. It reminds me a little of school. As for the nib… it’s firm, to say the least. It is a nib that could be used to smash glass in case of emergency. It is a little […]

Rotring Esprit fountain pen review

7 October 2013 By ian

Apart from the Art Pen, Rotring don’t make fountain pens any more and this is a shame because they used to make some great ones. Some of the more collectable Rotrings go for a lot of money on eBay but others, like this Esprit, can be found for very reasonable prices as new old-stock. This […]