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BENU Chameleon Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly sent to me by BENU – thank you!  These futuristic looking iridescent pens are a lot of fun.

Measurements
Length (capped): mm/”
Length (uncapped): 127.9 mm/5.03″
Length (posted): 169.3 mm/6.66″
Diameter (section): 9.4 – 12.2 mm/0.36″ – 0.48″
Diameter (barrel): 8.7 – 17.5 mm/0.34″ – 0.68″
Weight (all): 21 g
Weight (cap): 6 g
Weight (body): 15 g

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BENU Chameleon

Faber-Castell Loom Fountain Pen Review and Why it’s a Good Starter Pen

Kind thanks to Joost from Appelboom Pennen, who lent me this pen.  If you shop at Appelboom, use the discount code in the banner below (‘friend’) for 10% off your purchase – excluding Montblanc.Appleboom Banner Today, I wanted to discuss the Faber-Castell Loom, but I also wanted to briefly discuss why I think this is a great starter fountain pen model.

Measurements
Length (capped): 129.6 mm/5.10″
Length (uncapped): 119.7 mm/4.71″
Length (posted): 149.9 mm/5.90”
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 11.6 mm/0.35″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 mm/0.45″
Weight (all): 33 g
Weight (cap): 7 g
Weight (body): 26 g

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Visconti Opera Master in Tobacco Fountain Pen Review

Let’s look at one of my grail pens; I’ve included it in the series on my personal pens too.

Measurements
Length (capped): 156.0 mm/6.14″
Length (uncapped): 142.2 mm/5.60″
Length (posted): 186.4 mm/7.34”
Diameter (section): 11.2 – 12.8 mm/0.44″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 12.2 – 14.8 mm/0.48″ – 0.58″
Weight (all): 63 g
Weight (cap): 43 g
Weight (body): 20 g

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Visconti Opera Master Tobacco

Danitrio Genkai Roiro-Migaki Fountain Pen Review

I picked up this beautiful pen from Chatterley Luxuries.

Measurements
Length (capped): 173.6 mm/6.84″
Length (uncapped): 150.6 mm/5.93″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 13.3 – 14.4 mm/0.52″ – 0.57″
Diameter (barrel): 17.2 – 18.1 mm/0.68″ – 0.71″
Weight (all): 45 g
Weight (cap): 29 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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A superb artist’s rendition of a one-way shutoff valve.