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I have been using this...
, April 29, 2012
I have been using this pen for a few months now, mainly writing in my Moleskine
watercolor journal to annotate my sketches. I love the pink color and compact
size of the pen--it fits neatly in my small watercolor sketch kit. It writes
beautifully and reliably in response to a light touch. Too much pressure and it
feels somewhat scratchy unless the paper is extremely smooth. I'm generally
writing on generously sized, somewhat textured watercolor paper with it. It is
fine on that with a light touch...I get a nice consistent line and ink flow
whether I am writing cursively or in block letters. Here is an example page from
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/brindlestudio/7094902931/" title="19 APR
2012: Allium by CarolePivarnik, on Flickr"><img
height="310" alt="19 APR 2012: Allium"></a>
Recently, I refilled a cartridge with Noodler's Lexington Gray (using a
syringe). It took some effort to flush out the original non-waterproof ink but
once the Lex Gray started flowing through I finally had reasonably waterproof
ink in my pen. That allows me to sketch in watercolor as usual and not worry
that writing already in place may smear. And frankly, I feel the pen writes more
smoothly with the Lex Gray than it does with its "native" cartridge ink.
The pen has stood up fairly well to my not-so-careful handling and frequent
exposure to water, but it is worth noting that the words "Ohto Tasche" which are
silkscreened onto the cap have partially flaked off. I'm not fussed about it
(and didn't take any stars off) because my concern is mainly how well the pen
writes and serves as a daily journaling tool. In that capacity it is great. Of
course, if the pen were handled more carefully than I do mine, the paint flaking
off might not be an issue.
If this pen were available with a medium nib, I would certainly buy it.
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Perfect and cute! I have...
, November 3, 2011
Perfect and cute! I have no issues with pen skipping :D A good converter for
this pen is the Monteverde Mini Converter.
| OK, so I wrote my review...
, April 23, 2013
OK, so I wrote my review too soon about this pen. After tweaking it for a
couple months, I finally got the pen to work. I'm not entirely sure what I did
to make it write better, but now I really like this pen. Now it writes smoothly
and doesn't skip. It is cheap, easy to carry around, and so far doesn't have
any noticeable blemishes. If you can get your pen to work, it is worth the buy.
| This pen looks really...
, October 16, 2012
This pen looks really cool but it is not good quality at all. My cheap pilot
varsity writes better than this pen. I can only get it to write properly for
short amounts of time. It is extremely scratchy and skips a lot. I wouldn't
buy this pen again, nor would I buy any other tasche products in the future. I
am pretty disappointed with this purchase.
| Cute pen... is a bit...
, November 24, 2011
Cute pen... is a bit scratchy but other than that it's great quality