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This item: Morning Glory Mach 3 Roller Ball Pen - 0.38 mm - Blue Black - $2.00
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|Model Number||MORNING GLORY MACH3 BLUE BLACK|
|Shipping Weight||0.38 oz|
|Body Color||Dark Blue|
|Diameter - Grip||9.2 mm|
|Diameter - Max||10.8 mm|
|Length - Capped||13.9 cm|
|Length - Posted||14.5 cm|
|Length - Uncapped||12.8 cm|
|Pre-Installed Ink Color||Blue (Blue Black)|
|Tip Length||3.3 mm|
|Tip Size||0.38 mm|
|Tip Type||Needle Point|
October 12, 2013
Excellent pen and a worthy...
Excellent pen and a worthy replacement for the Morning Glory Mach 2 which was my favorite rollerball which JetPens no longer sells, at least as of this date. The Mach 2 was very popular and ranked first in the JetPen popularity ranking and it had many excellent reviews.
Mach 2 vs. Mach 3
As far as appearance, the Mach 3 is a completely different design from the Mach 2. The Mach 3 is lighter with a much fancier overall design with a shiny clip and a clear plastic section. I liked the understated look of the Mach 2 better.
Thankfully the Mach 3 has the same super smooth nib that the Mach 2 was famous for. Although the Mach 3 is now .38 vs. the Mach 2 which was .40. I was surprised at how noticeable the difference in line width is, at least on high quality Clairefontaine paper. The Mach 3 line is much thinner, which for me is perfect and I prefer it to the old Mach 2 .40 line width. Amazing that such a small difference in rollerball size can be this noticeable...maybe it's just me.
I think the price is the same as the old Mach 2. So the Morning Glory pens continue to be a bargain for such a smooth nib with excellent ink flow.
If you liked the Mach 2, you will like the Mach 3, assuming you like a thinner line and don't mind the slightly fancier look and slightly lighter feel. Still the best needle point rollerball, in my opinion. Hope this helps.
5 people found this helpful
November 6, 2013
Great all around Roller...
Great all around Roller Ball Pen.
If you need to fill up the cart for that free shipping.
Toss this one in.
1 person found this helpful
October 17, 2014
A nice hybrid between...
A nice hybrid between the blue and black, excellent
May 2, 2014
Writes slightly, but...
Writes slightly, but noticeably finer than my .35mm Pentel Energel. Slightly scratchy, which some consider to be a negative but I don't necessarily. Writes very nice overall.
The color -
Blue-black, just like the picture, but only in bright lighting. Looks pretty much like plain black in dim lighting. A fun alternative to black or blue in a professional setting where black and blue are the only acceptable colors. I don't think anyone will have a problem with you writing in this color.
April 5, 2014
Pretty nice pen. my only...
Pretty nice pen. my only complaint is that when you are writing, it has a sort of scratchy feel on the paper.