The CLIP!!! The clip...
, November 3, 2013
The CLIP!!! The clip has loosened, after less than one month's use, to the
extent that it falls out of my jacket pocket if I bend to tie my shoe.
Disappointing. The clip for my safari has presented no such issue.
The ink flow, ergonomy, and balance of this pen is nice. I use Diamine oxblood
with a bit of eclipse black to create a similar color to the barrel. Beautiful.
Good fountain pens really are such a pleasure with which to write.
This pen writes great...
, February 25, 2013
This pen writes great and I love the grooves on the handle that guide your
fingers into the right spot.....(that's what she said?)....But honestly, it's a
What surprised me the most is how big the pen actually is. I'm used to a Pilot
Prera and the Al-Star feels like a pool cue sometimes. But the pen starts right
up after being left open for a bit. (hence 4 stars vs. 5 stars)
The purple is a great color and I'll be drooling over some other colors.