Tag Archives: Steel Nib

Sheaffer Icon Chrome Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 133.4 mm/5.30”
Length (uncapped): 125.7 mm/4.95”
Length (posted): 144.4 mm/5.69”
Diameter (section): 7.9 – 12.4 mm/0.31 – 0.49”
Diameter (barrel): 9.8 – 12.6 mm/0.39 – 0.50”
Weight (all): 43.5 g
Weight (body): 30.0 g
Weight (cap): 13.5 g

Venvstas Magna Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 153.6 mm/6.05”
Length (uncapped): 146.9 mm/5.78”
Length (posted): 180.9 mm/7.12”
Diameter (section): 11.93 mm/0.47” (uniform)
Diameter (barrel): 11.93 mm/0.47” (uniform)
Weight (all): 24.5 g
Weight (body): 19 g
Weight (cap): 5.5 g

Magna Carta Magneye with #8 Nib Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent by Mr Hiren of Magna Carta – get yours here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 153.2 mm/6.03”
Length (uncapped):  138.2 mm/5.44”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.5—12.6mm/0.45—0.50”
Diameter (barrel): 16.1—16.0mm/0.64—0.63”
Weight (all): 40.0 g
Weight (body): 19.5 g
Weight (cap): 19.5 g

Maiora Impronte Mirror Black Oversize Fountain Pen Review

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Measurements
Length (capped): 145.2 mm/5.71”
Length (uncapped): 143.4 mm/5.29”
Length (posted): 153.7 mm/6.05”
Diameter (section): 11.5 – 12.9 mm/ 0.45 – 0.51”
Diameter (barrel): 9.9 –15.5 mm/ 0.39 – 0.61”
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (body): 23 g
Weight (cap): 9 g

Magna Carta Emotions Power Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by my friend Murray – get yours here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 143.1 mm/5.63”
Length (uncapped): 134.9 mm/5.31”
Length (posted): NA
Diameter (section): 11.4—13.4 mm/0.45—0.53”
Diameter (barrel): 10.7 – 16.4 mm/ 0.42” – 0.64″
Weight (all): 32 g
Weight (body): 21 g
Weight (cap): 11 g

Edison Pens Collier Grande with #8 Nib Fountain Pen Review

These pens were kindly lent to me by Brian Gray of Edison Pens – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 158.5 mm/6.24”
Length (uncapped): 139.4 mm/5.48”
Length (posted): NA
Diameter (section): 11.5—13.7mm/0.46—0.54”
Diameter (barrel): 13.7 mm – 16.8 mm/ 0.54” – 0.66″
Weight (all): 33 g
Weight (body): 20.5 g
Weight (cap): 12.5 g

I forgot to mention in the video that these pens come with a fountain pen-friendly notepad made in-house by Edison Pens and some silicone grease to maintain the filling system.

Otto Hutt Design 06 Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly lent to me by Otto Hutt – thank you!  Remember that you can get a 10% discount on Otto Hutt products at Appelboom by clicking the Appelboom banner to the right. Note that I said this is a fine nib in the video, but it is actually a medium nib.

Measurements
Length (capped): 138.3 mm/5.44”
Length (uncapped): 121.0 mm/4.76”
Length (posted): 155.2 mm/6.11”
Diameter (section): 8.6 – 11.3 mm/0.34 – 0.45”
Diameter (barrel): 9.3 –  11.4 mm/0.37 – 0.45”
Weight (all): 45.5 g
Weight (body): 30.0 g
Weight (cap): 15.5 g

Wancher Kaleido Stub and Flex Nibs Review

This pen and nib was kindly sent to me by Wancher – thank you!

Measurements
Length (capped): 150.2 mm/5.92”
Length (uncapped): 137.6 mm/5.42”
Length (posted): N/A
Diameter (section): 11.2 – 12.3 mm/0.44 – 0.48”
Diameter (barrel): 16.6 mm/0.66” (uniform)
Weight (all): 32.0 g
Weight (body): 23.0 g
Weight (cap): 9.0 g

Narwhal Schuylkill Dragonet Sapphire Fountain Pen Review

This pen was kindly sent to me by Narwhal; get yours here.

Measurements
Length (capped): 146.7 mm/ 5.77”
Length (uncapped): 131.0 mm/5.16”
Length (posted): 173.9 mm/ 6.85”
Diameter (section): 9.9—11.8 mm/0.39—0.47”
Diameter (barrel): 11.4—13.1 mm/0.45—0.52”
Weight (all): 30.5 g
Weight (body): 18 g
Weight (cap): 12.5 g