Blue-gray should have been the marketed hue for this cartridge, not blue-black!
The ink is watery and light. However, it would be a good shade for annotated
notes. The light shade allows the main text to stand out and doesn't clutter the
Not very dark, and kind of watered down because it draws thick lines while with
other inks in the same nib I can get more fine lines. The cartridge depletes
quickly (Maybe because it is not as viscous and flows more easily than other
Got it in a combo pack (fortunately, only one cartridge). Not happy with it
1) Unlike nice thick black, the color is not very dense.
2) Dries too fast (in the barrel) when pen is not in use.
I guess I will stick to black Lamy.
The blue black color is a bit light for my taste. The cartridge is pretty easy
to change. However, I'm buying the converter and some J. Herbin ink just to have
more choice in ink colors. For the cost I'd recommend buying a converter rather
than the refills. Though they are inexpensive I just didn't care or this color