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Sheaffer Pop Star Wars Yoda Fountain Pen Review

Strong with the Force, this one is.

Measurements
Length (capped): 127.6 mm/5.02″
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76″
Length (posted): 165.6 mm/6.52″
Diameter (barrel): 13.0 – 13.2 mm/0.51″ – 0.52″
Diameter (section): 9.0 – 9.9 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 12 g
Weight (body): 5 g

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Wing Sung 601 Vacumatic Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.3 mm/5.48″
Length (uncapped): 129.3 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 153.4 mm/6.04″
Diameter (barrel): 8.3 – 11.7 mm/0.33″ – 0.46″
Diameter (section): 6.9 – 11.0 mm/0.27″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 7.5 g

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Studio 22 Seven Concrete Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Calvin.  Get yours here.

 

Measurements
Length (capped): 137.8 mm/5.43”
Length (uncapped): 133.5 mm/5.26”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.5 mm/0.41” (uniform)
Diameter (barrel): 13.7 mm/0.54” (uniform)
Weight (all): 41.5 g
Weight (cap): 30.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

Studio22 Seven

Mininch Xcissor Ballpoint with Scissors and Art Knife Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Calvin. Get yours here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.1 mm/5.43”
Length (uncapped): 130.4 mm/5.13”
Length (posted): 150.2 mm/5.91”
Diameter (section): 3.8-11.3 mm/0.15” – 0.41”
Diameter (barrel): 10.0 – 13.9 mm/0.39” – 0.55”
Weight (all): 59.5 g
Weight (cap): 43.5 g
Weight (body): 15.0 g

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BENU Tattoo Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kate of BENU.

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.9 mm/5.63″
Length (uncapped): 135.2 mm/5.32″
Length (posted): 173.7 mm/6.84″
Diameter (barrel): 12.3 – 14.3 mm/0.48″ – 0.56″
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 11.0 mm/0.39″ – 0.43″
Weight (all): 28.5 g
Weight (cap): 15.0 g
Weight (body): 13.5 g

Benu Hexagon-D Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Benu Pens!

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.8 mm/5.50″
Length (uncapped): 131.6 mm/5.18″
Length (posted): 160.3/6.31”
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 13.4 mm/0.39″ – 0.52″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 15.8 mm/0.41″ – 0.62″
Weight (all): 18.5 g
Weight (cap): 13.0 g
Weight (body): 5.5 g

Visconti Breeze 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): 140.6 mm/5.53”
Length (uncapped): 122.7 mm/4.83”
Length (posted): 163.9 mm/6.45”
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 11.7 mm/0.42” – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 – 13.3mm/0.45” – 0.52”
Weight (all): 27 g
Weight (cap): 15.5 g
Weight (body): 10.5 g

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Left-Handed Fountain Pen Use: Theory, Tips, and Tricks

My friend Peter (who is left-handed) and I have recorded a video for you on fountain pen use for left-handed people. Can left-handers use fountain pens? What should they take into account? What can they expect? What nibs, inks and paper might work well for them?

Faber-Castell Grip 2011 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): 138.5 mm/5.45”
Length (uncapped): 129.1 mm/5.08”
Length (posted): 169.0 mm/6.65”
Diameter (section): 10.3 – 11.9 mm/0.41” – 0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 – 12.3mm/0.46” – 0.49”
Weight (all): 15 g
Weight (cap): 10 g
Weight (body): 5 g

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