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Tianzi Urushi and Raden Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Tianzi – thank you!  Use the code Stephenurushi for $7 off on the Starry Night and Cherry Blossom pens at Pen and Friend.

Length (capped): 144.6 mm/5.69”
Length (uncapped): 126.7 mm/4.99”
Length (posted): 176.0 mm/6.93”
Diameter (section): 9.8—11.5 mm/0.39—0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 10.6—14.2 mm/0.42—0.56”
Weight (all): 22.0 g
Weight (body): 12.0 g
Weight (cap): 10.0 g


Artcraft Pens Mars Rover Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by its maker, John Hubbard – thank you.  Get yours here.

Length (capped): 139.4 mm/5.49”
Length (uncapped): 132.4 mm/5.21”
Length (posted): 156.7 mm/6.17”
Diameter (section): 12.5—12.9 mm/0.49—0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 10.4—14.0 mm/0.41—0.55”
Weight (all): 21.0 g
Weight (body): 16.0 g
Weight (cap): 5.0 g


Bastion Bolt Action Ballpoint Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Bastion – thank you!  If you like it, you can use SBRE20 for a 20% discount. You’re cordially invited to use this affiliate link to purchase this pen – this link was provided to me voluntarily by the company; nothing was requested in return.

Length (tip retracted): 135.1 mm/5.32”
Length (tip out): 138.7 mm/5.46”
Diameter (section): 6.6—12.0 mm/0.26—0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 12.1 mm/0.48” (uniform)
Weight (all): 32.0 g