Tag Archives: flex nib

Consult the Doctor Episode 9

00:40 What gives optimal line variation: flex or stubs?
04:31 How do you remove a nib and feed from an OMAS 360 Magnum
08:22 What to do about a loose section?
10:41 Conway Stewart Winston vs. Conway Stewart Churchill

Desiderata Pens BAMF with Zebra G Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Maestro Pierre Miller of Desiderata Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 150.5 mm/5.93”
Length (uncapped): 136.2 mm/5.36”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 10.4 – 11.9 mm/0.41” – 0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 9.9 – 12.7 mm/0.39” – 0.50”
Weight (all): 21.5 g
Weight (cap): 16.5 g
Weight (body): 5.0 g

Leonardo Officina Italiana Cuspide 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): 148.5 mm/5.85”
Length (uncapped): 133.5 mm/5.26”
Length (posted): 178.5/7.03”
Diameter (section): 12.0 – 13.2 mm/0.47” – 0.52”
Diameter (barrel): 12.4 – 14.3 mm/0.49” – 0.56”
Weight (all): 29.5 g
Weight (cap): 19.5 g
Weight (body): 10.0 g

Noodler’s Triple Tail with Flex Nib Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by the Goulet Pen Co – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 152.2 mm/5.99”
Length (uncapped): 132.2 mm/5.20”
Length (posted): 175.0/6.89”
Diameter (section): 10.7 – 12.0 mm/0.42” – 0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 11.6 – 14.2 mm/0.46” – 0.56”
Weight (all): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.0 g
Weight (body): 7.5 g

Santini Libra Cherry Ebonite with Flex Nib Fountain Pen Review

This pen was lent to me by my friend Murray – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.8 mm/5.78”
Length (uncapped): 136.5 mm/5.38”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.3 – 13.3 mm/0.45” – 0.53”
Diameter (barrel): 13.3 – 15.4 mm/0.52” – 0.61”
Weight (all): 31.5 g
Weight (cap): 20.5 g
Weight (body): 11.0 g

Montblanc Meisterstück 149 with Calligraphy Flex Nib 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).

Unfortunately, I returned the pen before taking measurements (het is jammer, maar helaas).

Fountain Pen Revolution Indore with Flex Nib Review

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

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.0 mm/5.4”
Length (uncapped): 123.0 mm/4.8”
Length (posted): 160.0 mm/6.3”
Diameter (section): 9.1 – 10.1 mm/0.36” – 0.40”
Diameter (barrel): 10.3 – 12.3 mm/0.41” – 0.48”
Weight (all): 8.5 g
Weight (cap): 5.0 g
Weight (body): 13.5 g

Conklin Empire Blue Stardust Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Goulet Pens!

Measurements
Length (capped): 142.8 mm/5.62″
Length (uncapped): 1300 mm/5.11″
Length (posted): 174.3/6. 86”
Diameter (section): 10.2 – 11.6 mm/0.40″ – 0.45″
Diameter (barrel): 10.5 – 14.1 mm/0.40″ – 0.55″
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (cap): 13.0 g
Weight (body): 19.0 g

Chatting About My Pens Part 7: Italian Pens (Stipula, Leonardo)

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 seventh installment, I talk about my Italian (non-Visconti) pens, made by Stipula and Leonardo.

Le Piston Zebra G Dip Nib Fountain Pen Review

This pen was sent to me by its maker, Lukas, who is looking for input on the pen.  If you want to provide him with some feedback, please leave a comment on YouTube.

Measurements
Length (capped): 149.0 mm/5.86″
Length (uncapped): 142.0 mm/5.58″
Length (posted): 176.0 mm/6.29”
Diameter (section): 10.1 – 12.9 mm/0.39″ – 0.50″
Diameter (barrel): 11.2 – 15.9 mm/0.44″ – 0.62″
Weight (all): 27 g
Weight (cap):10 g
Weight (body): 17 g

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