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Lamy Safari Fountain Pen - Extra Fine Nib - Yellow Body

by Lamy
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$28.00

Lamy Safari Fountain Pen - Extra Fine Nib - Yellow Body - LAMY L18EF
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Description
Includes one blue Lamy T10 cartridge. A variety of ink refill colors and Lamy converters available.

Life is a jungle, and the special Lamy Safari pen can take you through it one stroke at a time. Lamy is a world-famous pen company headquartered in Germany. Their Safari line consists of high quality pens made of sturdy plastic and self-sprung chrome metal clips.

Conveniently refillable with ink cartridges. No need to push in cartridges yourself, just insert cartridge and twist the barrel, and the pen tightens to puncture the cartridge itself. See how simple it is to refill the Lamy Safari fountain pen with a cartridge refill in the video below:

Great look, great design.

The Lamy Safari pen was voted as Best Pen under $100 in Stylus Magazine's 2007 review. See the pen on JetPens.com TV:


Specs
Model NumberLAMY L18EF
Weight1.1 ounces
Body Color Yellow
Body Material Plastic
Clip Material Metal
Clippable Yes
Converter-Compatible Yes
Design Style Modern, Beginner-Friendly
Diameter - Grip 11.8 mm
Diameter - Max 12.4 mm
Grip Color Yellow
Grip Material Plastic
Ink Refillable Yes
Length - Capped 13.9 cm
Length - Posted 16.5 cm
Length - Uncapped 12.9 cm
Mechanism Capped
Pre-Installed Ink Color Blue
Tip Length 17.2 mm
Tip Material Metal
Tip Size Extra Fine

Reviews


April 13, 2011
This pen is absolutely...
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This pen is absolutely marvelous! During a trip to Germany a few years ago, I noticed that EVERYONE had fountain pens. Even though they were super cool, I didn't buy one while I was there. However, my interest in fountain pens was recently restored, and the LAMY Safari looked like the perfect one. I just received my pen today (thanks to JetPens fast shipping!), and it writes like a dream - no globbing, overflow, or bleedthrough, is sturdy, and looks pretty badass with the lemon yellow body, too. The extra fine nib is perfect for my cursive writing, but I'll have to get used to not pressing so hard like I do with my ballpoint pens, but I can tell that this pen will serve me well -- can't wait to buy some inks and a converter. Thanks JetPens!

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April 20, 2008
This was my first fountain...
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This was my first fountain pen and I've been extremely impressed with both its form and function. My handwriting tends to be rather small and, as such, I was worried that a fountain pen would be practically useless for my writing style. Much to my delight, the EF Lamy Safari performs flawlessly. It's puts down a nicely thin line without skipping and my writing is entirely legible. It is, however, slightly scratchy, but this is fine. This is my favorite pen at the moment.

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April 30, 2011
Everything about this...
Everything about this pen is awesome... Except for the grip. The grip is made so that you must write with it in the "proper" way of writing. that is with your thumb and index holding it at the front. If you don't write this way, then you will find this frustrating after a while. I'm going to get rid of mine soon because I just cant stand it anymore. And I would rather write with the pen upside down then actually use it right side up.

banjoboy0039
 
December 6, 2010
Plastic barrel snapped...
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Plastic barrel snapped in half on me, so do not keep it in your back pocket. I do like that the ink flows smoothly (using Noodlers Inks anyways), the clip is strong, and it feels good in my hand. I find the extra fine nib writes more like a fine/medium.

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June 23, 2009
I purchased this pen...
I purchased this pen a while ago, and I have to say, I'm a little depressed.
I too have small handwriting, but in return, have had other fountain pens
(three others to be exact). The ink tends to smear everywhere instead of
sitting still in one place. You need to have something under the paper you
are writing on. The nib is shaped different than different fountain pen nibs,
so its something to get used to. If you write with the cap on the end of the
pen, its too long if you have small handwriting like I do. I also bought a
five-some of Lamy black ink, and I'm even less satisfied with the ink than the
pen. It turns a light Grey instead of that dark black that you start out with.
I much prefer the cheaper, smaller, better shaped nib, Kaweco Ice Fountain Pen.
Look into those!!!!

Peace Out~~~
Mitchell Meyer

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