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

Gravitas Entry Fountain Pen Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 143.7 mm/5.66”
Length (uncapped): 133.5 mm/5.45”
Length (posted): 144.4 mm/5.68”
Diameter (section): 10.5 – 13.0 mm/0.42 – 0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 8.1 – 12.0 mm/0.32 – 0.47”
Weight (all): 33.0 g
Weight (cap): 7.5 g
Weight (body): 25.5 g

BENU Talisman Dragon’s Blood Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Kate of BENU Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 139.0 mm/5.50”
Length (uncapped): 130.5 mm/5.14”
Length (posted): 165.9 mm/6.49”
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 12.5 mm/0.40 – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 11.3 – 14.0 mm/0.44 – 0.54”
Weight (all): 17.5 g
Weight (cap): 6.5 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g

S.T. Dupont Sword Hippocrate Fountain Pen Review

Thank you to Appelboom for lending me this Montblanc Egyptomania fountain pen!
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Measurements
Length (capped): 139.6 mm/5.50”
Length (uncapped): 127.0 mm/5.00”
Length (posted): 153.5 mm/6.04”
Diameter (section): 8.3 – 9.3 mm/0.33 – 0.37”
Diameter (barrel): 8.8 – 11.8 mm/0.35 – 0.46”
Weight (all): 40.0 g
Weight (cap): 19.0 g
Weight (body): 20.5 g

Consult the Doctor Episode 22

00:00 Why does my pen suddenly write more wetly?
03:55 Do inks get darker with age?
08:00 Are ebonite feeds more expensive to produce than plastic feeds? If they’re better, why do so many companies use plastic feeds?
12:10 Is it better to explore multiple pens or to buy one flagship pen?