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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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Sailor Reglus Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by The Pen Company in the UK – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.6 mm/5.45″
Length (uncapped): 122.4 mm/4.81″
Length (posted): 147.9 mm/5.82”
Diameter (section): 8.9 – 10.2 mm/0.35″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 9.2 – 11.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 22 g
Weight (cap): 9 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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Sailor Reglus

Guider Ebonite Raja Medium Fountain Pen Review

Garunandan kindly gave me this pen during my last Dutch fountain pen meetup – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 147.2 mm/5.79″
Length (uncapped): 130.3 mm/5.13″
Length (posted): 170.9 mm/6.73”
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 13.1 mm/0.41″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 11.7 – 14.3 mm/0.46″ – 0.57″
Weight (all): 26 g (inked)
Weight (cap): 18 g
Weight (body): 8 g

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Guider Ebonite Raja Medium

Wancher Oshita Rising Sun and Cranes Maki-e Fountain Pen Review

This pen was sent to me by Wancher.

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.3 mm/5.33″
Length (uncapped): 124.7 mm/4.91″
Length (posted): 150.2 mm/5.92″
Diameter (barrel): 10.9 – 13.3 mm/0.43″ – 0.52″
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 12.1 mm/0.41″ – 0.48″
Weight (all): 20 g
Weight (cap): 13 g
Weight (body): 7 g

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My Personal Pens: OMAS Paragon Grand in Arco Bronze

Let’s have a look at the OMAS Paragon in the beautiful Arco Bronze celluloid.  I love this pen: it has a very smooth 18k gold nib, and it holds a lot of ink.  The fine nib is very smooth and an absolute pleasure to use, and the pen has a great size.  The Arco celluloid is hard not to love.  I have done a full review of this pen too, if you’re interested.

Platinum 3776 Sansui Fountain Pen Review

This beautiful screened maki-e Platinum was sent to me by an anonymous benefactor, who wanted me to review it.

Measurements
Length (capped): 140.0 mm/5.51″
Length (uncapped): 119.3 mm/4.69″
Length (posted): 153.6 mm/6.05″
Diameter (barrel): 8.7 – 12.6 mm/0.34″ – 0.49″
Diameter (section): 9.9 – 10.6 mm/-0.39″ – 0.41″
Weight (all): 24 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 14 g

 

 

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Aurora Fountain Pen Nibs Overview

These Aurora nibs were kindly lent to me by Iguana Sell – thank you!  I know the broad nib isn’t in this list, but I have reviewed an Aurora Ipsilon which has a broad nib. There will be a review of a gold broad nib coming up in early January!

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