Category Archives: Fountain Pens

Constellations88 Plasma Clear Fountain Pen Review

Victor of Constellations88 kindly sent me this pen for review – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 128.4 mm/5.05″
Length (uncapped): 125.8 mm/4.95″
Length (posted): N/A”
Diameter (section): 11.6 – 12.9 mm/0.45″ – 0.50″
Diameter (barrel): 13.9 – 16.1 mm/0.54″ – 0.63″
Weight (all): 28.5 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 20.5 g

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Chatting About My Pens Part 1: The Viscontis

In this new series of videos, I chat about my pens. There will be no writing samples here: if you’re interested in that, please check out my reviews of the individual pens or see my Personal Pens videos.

In this first installment, I talk about my Visconti pens.

Pilot Vanishing Point Decimo Fountain Pen Review

A lovely, slightly slimmer and lighter version of the Pilot Capless/Vanishing point.

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.9 mm/5.51″
Length (uncapped): 138.0 mm/5.44″
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 7.20 – 10.1 mm/0.28″ – 0.40″
Diameter (barrel): 10.4 – 11.7 mm/0.41” – 0.46″
Weight (all): 21 g
Weight (cap): N/A
Weight (body): N/A

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Pilot Decimo Burgundy

Inventery Pocket Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped, with extender;without extender): 128.5 mm/5.06″; 100.3 mm/3.95″
Length (uncapped, with extender;without extender): 120.4 mm/4.74″; 92.4 mm/3.64″
Length (posted, with extender;without extender): 162.9/6.37”; 134.6 mm/5.30″
Diameter (section): 8.1 – 8.9 mm/0.32″ –0.35″
Diameter (barrel): 10.4 mm/0.41″
Weight (all with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 36 g; 40 g; 37 g
Weight (cap with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 25 g; 29 g; 26 g
Weight (body with extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 11 g; 11 g; 11 g
Weight (all without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 32 g; 33 g; 32 g
Weight (cap without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 21 g; 22 g; 22 g
Weight (body without extender; brass; chrome; onyx): 11 g; 11 g; 11 g

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PenBBS 309 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly given to me by my friend Florence.

Measurements
Length (capped): 122.8 mm/4.83″
Length (uncapped): 129.4 mm/5.09″
Length (posted): 163.1/6.51”
Diameter (section): 9.6 – 11.2 mm/0.37″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 11.0 – 12.9 mm/0.43″ – 0.50″
Weight (all): 19 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 11 g

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PenBBS 266 Ivory Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by PenBBS!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.0 mm/5.59″
Length (uncapped): 128.7 mm/5.06″
Length (posted): 164.2/6.46”
Diameter (section): 9.7 – 11.4 mm/0.38″ – 0.44″
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 13.3 mm/0.31″ – 0.52″
Weight (all): 20 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 12 g

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Penprique Custom Micarta Fountain Pen with #8 Bock and JoWo Nibs Review

Through my friend Claudia I found the work of Joseph, who makes pens from micarta.  He has no webshop, but you can contact him through Instagram.

Measurements
Length (capped): 156.7 mm/6.17″
Length (uncapped): 135.5 mm/5.34″
Length (posted): 197.1/7.76”
Diameter (section): 12.6 – 12.8 mm/0.49″ – 0.50″
Diameter (barrel): 12.6 – 15.6 mm/0.50″ – 0.61″
Weight (all): 37 g
Weight (cap): 24 g
Weight (body): 13 g

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Penprique Micarta Custom Pen

Bock #8 Nib

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Bock #8 Nib

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JoWo #8 Nib

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JoWo #8 Nib

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Moonman Wancai Mini Fountain Pen Review

This lovely little pen was sent to me by Bill!

Measurements
Length (capped): 87.9 mm/3.46″
Length (uncapped): 84.3 mm/3.32″
Length (posted): 123.4/4.86”
Diameter (section): 9.8 – 10.9 mm/0.38″ – 0.43″
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 13.7 mm/0.49″ – 0.54″
Weight (all): 12 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 4 g

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Jinhao 992 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Bill “the butcher” Milling.

Measurements
Length (capped): 135.2 mm/5.32″
Length (uncapped): 117.7 mm/4.63″
Length (posted): 144.8/5.70”
Diameter (section): 9.2 – 10.0 mm/0.36″ – 0.39″
Diameter (barrel): 7.4 – 12.2 mm/0.29″ – 0.47″
Weight (all): 17 g
Weight (cap): 8 g
Weight (body): 9 g

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