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Fountain Pen Shootout Opus88 Koloro vs. Opus88 Koloro Demonstrator

Let’s compare two pens with the same cool filling system by the same brand.  The Koloro was sent to me by Pen Chalet; the Demonstrator was sent to me by Goldspot – thanks a lot!  You can check out the full reviews of these pens, if you like: Opus88 Koloro and Opus88 Koloro Demonstrator.

Fountain Pen Shootout Opus88 Koloro vs. Opus88 Koloro Demonstrator

Opus88 Koloro Demonstrator Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Goldspot – thank you!


Measurements

Length (capped): 147.3 mm/5.80″
Length (uncapped): 136.6 mm/5.38″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 12.9 mm/0.44″ – 0.51″
Diameter (barrel): 14.2 – 15.0 mm/0.56″ – 0.59″
Weight (all): 30 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 20 g

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Opus88 Koloro Demonstrator

Opus88 Koloro Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Pen Chalet – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.9 mm/5.62″
Length (uncapped): 125.8 mm/4.95″
Length (posted): 162.7 mm/6.40”
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 11.9 mm/0.39″ – 0.46″
Diameter (barrel): 12.0 – 14.1 mm/0.47″ – 0.55″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 11 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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Opus88 Koloro

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.

ASA Maya Ebonite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Jose.  These pens can be purchased here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 145.8 mm/5.74″
Length (uncapped): 132.9 mm/5.23″
Length (posted): 173.9 mm/6.85”
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 12.5 mm/0.44″ – 0.49″
Diameter (barrel): 12.0 – 14.4 mm/0.47″ – 0.57″
Weight (all): 26 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 10 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Affordable Oversized Fountain Pens

11Let’s look at a couple of oversized fountain pens that only set you back about $100 or less.

Affordable Oversized Fountain Pen

Guider Desk Pen

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin from Fountain Pen Revolution!

Measurements
Length (capped): 196.4 mm/7.73″
Length (uncapped): 189.7 mm/7.50″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 11.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 11.1 mm/0.32″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 19 g
Weight (cap): 16 g
Weight (body): 3 g

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Franklin-Christoph Model 31 Omnis in Purpurae Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Franklin-Christoph.  I really like this double broad nib!

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.9 mm/5.5″
Length (uncapped): 129.7 mm/5.1″
Length (posted): 172.0 mm/6.75″
Diameter (barrel): 13.2 – 14.0 mm/0.52″ – 0.56″
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 11.2 mm/0.43″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 26 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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BENU Essense Birds of Paradise Fountain Pen Reviews

This pen was kindly sent to me by BENU and it can be bought here.

Length (capped): 141.36 mm/5.56″
Length (uncapped): 125.06 mm/4.92″
Length (posted): 166.03 mm/6.53″
Length (section): 21.55 mm/0.84″
Diameter (barrel): 13.79 – 15.72 mm/0.54″ – 0.61″
Diameter (section): 9.79 – 11.18 mm/0.38″ – 0.44″
Weight (all): 25 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 15 g

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