Author Archives: sbrebrown

Consult the Doctor Episode 24

With today:
00:30 How to improve my handwriting without ruining my pen?
04:40 How to clean ink off your hands
07:20 Is there life after Tomoe River paper? (https://www.fudefan.com/2021/06/tomoe-river/)
13:13 Why Is the room you record in so empty?

Schweizer Feine Schreibgeraete Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Sebastian of Schweizer Feine Schreibgeraete – thank you!

Consult the Doctor Episode 23

With today:
00:10 Why have American pen companies lost popularity to companies from other countries
05:13 Are bigger nibs wetter?
07:40 Are demonstrators actually safe for inks, considering light exposure
10:34 Why are so many manufacturers switching from Bock to JoWo nibs?

Bluestem Prism Fountain Pen Review

This pen was sent to me by Greg of Bluestem Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.0 mm/5.59”
Length (uncapped): 127.8 mm/5.03”
Length (posted): 159.6/6.28”
Diameter (section): 9.0 mm/0.35” (uniform)
Diameter (barrel): 9.0 – 12.9 mm/0.35” – 0.51”
Weight (all): 46.0 g
Weight (cap): 30.5 g
Weight (body): 15.5 g

Fountain Pen Revolution Tanoshii Jr with Ultra Flex Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin of Fountain Pen Revolution – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 114.0 mm/4.50”
Length (uncapped): 99.0 mm/3.90”
Length (posted): 131.2 mm/5.20”
Diameter (section): 10.0 – 10.5 mm/0.38 – 0.42”
Diameter (barrel): 9.9 – 13.1 mm/0.40 – 0.52”
Weight (all): 21.0 g
Weight (cap): 9.5 g
Weight (body): 11.5 g

Gravitas Fountain Pen Blue Review

These pens were kindly sent to me by Ben of Gravitas Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 147.5 mm/5.90”
Length (uncapped): 135.5 mm/5.30”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 12.2 mm/0.43 – 0.48”
Diameter (barrel): 9.4 – 16.0 mm/0.37 – 0.62”
Weight (all): 38.5 g
Weight (cap): 10.0 g
Weight (body): 28.5 g

Fountain Pen Revolution Quickdraw Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin of Fountain Pen Revolution – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 130.4 mm/5.10”
Length (uncapped): 117.9 mm/4.64”
Length (posted):  153.4 mm/6.0”
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 10.3 mm/0.36 – 0.40”
Diameter (barrel): 10.3 – 12.1 mm/0.40 – 0.48”
Weight (all): 30.0 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 18.0 g

Scribo Piuma Utopia with Flex Nib Review

Thank you to Appelboom for lending me this Scribo Piuma Utopia fountain pen!
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Measurements
Length (capped): 144.4 mm/5.68”
Length (uncapped): 132.9 mm/5.23”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.0 – 11.8 mm/0.43 – 0.46”
Diameter (barrel): 10.0 – 15.5 mm/0.39 – 0.61”
Weight (all): 29.5 g
Weight (cap): 10.0 g
Weight (body): 19.5 g

 

Fountain Pen Revolution Jaipur V2 Ultra Flex Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kevin of Fountain Pen Revolution – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 141.7 mm/5.60”
Length (uncapped): 134.3 mm/5.30”
Length (posted): 177.5 mm/6.99”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 12.3 mm/0.41 – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 10.6 – 12.8 mm/0.42 – 0.50”
Weight (all): 16.0 g
Weight (cap): 5.0 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g