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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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Italix Deacon’s Doodle Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly sent to me by Peter Ford of Mr Pen.

Measurements
Length (capped): 136.8 mm/5.39″
Length (uncapped): 119.7 mm/4.71″
Length (posted): 146.7 mm/5.78”
Diameter (section): 7.9 – 10.3 mm/0.31″ – 0.41″
Diameter (barrel): 8.5 – 11.5 mm/0.33″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 30 g
Weight (cap): 17 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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Xezo Maestro LeGrand Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Xezo and can be purchased through Amazon.

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.7 mm/5.58″
Length (uncapped): 126.3 mm/4.97″
Length (posted): 165.4/6.51”
Diameter (section): 9.7 – 11.7 mm/0.38″ – 0.46″
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 14.6 mm/0.43″ – .57”
Weight (all): 61 g
Weight (cap): 37 g
Weight (body): 24 g

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