A.G. Spalding & Bros Hexagonal Body Ballpoint Pen - 0.7 mm - Navy Body

A.G. Spalding & Bros Hexagonal Body Ballpoint Pen - 0.7 mm - Navy Body

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3.9 (14 reviews)
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When you're looking for a fine ballpoint pen with a subtle and refined look, this A.G. Spalding & Brothers Hexagonal pen hits a home run. The pen has a unique geometric shape for ergonomic handling and writes in a fine 0.7 mm line. Ink glides across the paper and is waterproof. Navy and silver body colors as well as black and blue refills are available.

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I wrote a review for...
March 9, 2013
I wrote a review for the silver one, but since the issue (rattling button) affects both, here it is again...

The pen feels nice, very nice. The only issue that I had with it is that while writing, the retract-o-button rattled around a little bit. It is snug when the pen is sheathed, although is writing position is has room to move around and make a little bit of noise. Enough to drive a man crazy.

I used a small piece of .0025 inch plastic shim stock and tucked it down into the gap between the button and the pen body, thereby saving it from a lifetime of darkness in the drawer.

If the rattle would have not been fixable, the pen would have gotten the lowest possible rating. If the rattle was absent upon arrival, the highest.
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I really like the body...
August 28, 2010
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I really like the body of this pen. Looks great and isn't too heavy for a metal bodied pen, though the mechanism is a bit clacky. I added a longer spring to improve the action. The stock clear plastic ink refill was a bit disappointing, though. Scratchy and not much different than a cheap Bic pen. Maybe the metal A.G. Spalding refills are better? Does anybody have experience with the refills? They've been sold out so I haven't been able to try them. Instead, I took a spare Pental Selfit refill and modified it to fit. Quite a bit better, though the Uniball Jetstream refills are the smoothest. I might try to modify that to fit.
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No question this is an...
September 25, 2013
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No question this is an excellent looking pen -- and it feels great in the hand. It's all quite nice until you try to use it, really. The mechanism has a cheap feel to it; the knock is a bit wobbly. The included refill, a fairly standard ballpoint, is also surprisingly small given the length and breadth of the pen. It's a pity you can't swap it out for a Jetstream.
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I bought this as a gift,...
October 22, 2011
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I bought this as a gift, and was really worried about the scraping sound and writing performance but the sound is fine (I was expecting nails on chalkboard) and it writes smoothly. Although, the button is loose enough to rattle a little while writing, which is more annoying than the scraping sound imo.
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Plunger makes a hollow,...
September 17, 2010
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Plunger makes a hollow, unpleasant metal-on-metal scraping sound with each click and is loose enough to rattle, especially in the down position. Ink is unremarkable at best. Clip seems solid. I like the color of the body, but the whole thing is larger and more ostentatious than I'd prefer.
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