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Opus 88 Yellow Demonstrator

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 147.3 mm/5.80”
Length (uncapped): 136.8 mm/5.39”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 13.0 mm/0.44” – 0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 14.4 – 15.0 mm/0.57” – 0.59”
Weight (all): 31 g
Weight (cap): 18.5 g
Weight (body): 12.5 g

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Montegrappa Nerouno Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 143.1 mm/5.63”
Length (uncapped): 131.5 mm/5.18”
Length (posted): 161.7 mm/6.36”
Diameter (section): 9.7 – 10.8 mm/0.38” – 0.43”
Diameter (barrel): 10.0 – 12.2 mm/0.39” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 30.5 g
Weight (cap): 19 g
Weight (body): 11.5 g

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Waldmann Two-in-One Fountain Pen and Ballpoint Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 151.7 mm/5.97”
Length (uncapped): 146.2 mm/5.76”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 7.8 – 8.7 mm/0.31” – 0.34”
Diameter (barrel): 9.7 mm/0.38”
Weight (all): 38.5 g
Weight (cap): 26.5 g
Weight (body): 11.5 g

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Pineider La Grande Bellezza Malachite Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).



Measurements
Length (capped): 140.2 mm/5.52”
Length (uncapped): 127.2 mm/5.00”
Length (posted): 163.9 mm/6.45”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.9 mm/0.41” – 0.50”
Diameter (barrel): 11.3 – 12.9 mm/0.44” – 0.51”
Weight (all): 39.5 g
Weight (cap): 24 g
Weight (body): 15.5 g

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Fountain Pen Shootout: Rollerballs That Use Fountain Pen Ink

A very kind thank you to to Brian Goulet and Inventery for supplying most of these products! I thought it would be interesting to do a quick overview of some of the rollerballs that you can purchase that actually use fountain pen ink, because sometimes a fountain pen just won’t work you just have to use a rollerball.

Opus 88 Omar Grey Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Joost Appelboom. Don’t forget to click the Appelboom banner on the right to obtain a 10% discount on your order (excluding Montblanc).

Measurements
Length (capped): 149.6 mm/5.89”
Length (uncapped): 137.2 mm/5.40”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.1 – 13.0 mm/0.44” – 0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 15.9 mm/0.51” – 0.63”
Weight (all): 34 g
Weight (cap): 18 g
Weight (body): 16 g

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Laban Forest Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Laban!

Measurements Length (capped): 150.0 mm/5.91″ Length (uncapped): 131.3 mm/5.17″ Length (posted): 172.3/6.78” Diameter (section): 10.0 – 12.1 mm/0.40″ – 0.48″ Diameter (barrel): 10.1 – 13.7 mm/0.42″ – 0.54″ Weight (all): 36.0 g Weight (cap): 22.5 g Weight (body): 13.5 g Laban Forest Laban Forest Laban Forest Laban Forest Laban Forest Laban Forest

Nettuno 1911 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Nino of Maiora Pens, the creator of these new Nettuno pens.

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.7 mm/5.34″
Length (uncapped): 130.6 mm/5.14″
Length (posted): 159.55 mm/6.28″
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 13.4 mm/0.43″ – 0.53″
Diameter (section): 10.9 – 11.3 mm/0.43″ – 0.45″
Weight (all): 39 g
Weight (cap): 12.5 g
Weight (body): 26.5 g