This was my go-to pen a month ago, when I got my first order of Japanese pens.
Superb ink flow, with no skipping or blotting. Very smooth writing, but with
just the right amount of friction on the nib for great control. If it wasn't
for the skinniest-barrel-ever, this pen would be a joy to write with for hours.
Instead, using this pen makes my writing look a little sloppy and fatigues my
hand too easily.
Also, now that I've tried the Signo DX (0.28 and 0.38), I've noticed some
shortcomings. The line the Slicci puts down is the perfect width for me. Seems
a lot wider than a Sarasa 0.3. Problem is, the line doesn't seem as sharp as
the Signo DX's. I notice consistent imperfections and even (gasp!) slight
feathering. It's not glaring, but it's definitely there.
Lastly, the ink level on this guy plunges after every use. Even for a gel-ink,
the ink runs out fast.
This is still a good pen. It performs MUCH better than the refills for the
multi-pen Slicci (I don't know what's wrong with those). When I get bored with
the Signos, I could see myself coming back to try some colors.
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