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I write very small but...
May 19, 2013
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I write very small but love a bold, consistent line. Until I bought the Maica, I settled with the not-quite-dark-enough but smooth line of the 0.38mm Uniball Signo and the bold but slightly too thick 0.35mm Pentel EnerGel. I've tried other pens in the Hi-Tec-C line and found them too scratchy, but decided to give the Maica a shot because I'm a sucker for needle-point pens and it's very nice looking. I'm glad I gave it a try because this is definitely my new favorite pen! The 0.4mm is thin enough to accommodate my small handwriting but still lays down a nice dark line without skipping or scratching. I also bought the six-color set and have been very impressed with the quality of the colors. I should mention that I use Levenger paper, which makes most pens look pretty nice, but at this price point you might as well pick one up and try it yourself!
8 people found this helpful
scurvey27
I saw this pen and just...
October 4, 2013
I saw this pen and just had to have it! The body style and shape is beautiful. And the ink is just as great. Dark and pure black. I even outline drawings with this. Though this is manly used in notes and my journal.
I love the colors and Pilot once again did not fail with a product.
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judotaterbug
This pen is probably...
October 2, 2013
This pen is probably the best pen I have ever, and will ever write with. It's so INCREDIBLY smooth: no jumps, no smudges, no problems. The design is aesthetically pleasing in a lot of ways; super super cute. At this price, this pen is a heaven send and my only remorse is a small (but not incredibly small) ink life. Will buy more!
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A cartridge that's notoriously...
September 14, 2013
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A cartridge that's notoriously good and has a really solid reputation. I ordered it with extremely high expectations and it didn't come short of them at all. The pen lays out a real 0.4mm line in a fairly bold black shade. The writing is smooth, the ink dries fast and it's one of the most reliable pens I own. A definite must-have pen.
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goldenpride
Beautifully thin. Fantastic...
November 25, 2013
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Beautifully thin. Fantastic to use. Great ink.

Slight scratching drag when pulled but still excellent.

Don't drop it! Pen tip easily warps.
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These are a fun diversion...
March 4, 2015
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These are a fun diversion from my normal Pilot Hi-Tec C.
perfect for teachers...
March 3, 2015
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perfect for teachers
magician137
this is a great pen for...
February 23, 2015
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this is a great pen for writing but I don't understand the cap and clip. As a pocket guy I need a clip but it seems this is made to be worn off a necklace or something. Love it I am just forever afraid it has slipped out and I have lost it.
kevinsoucy
I like this pen, but...
February 9, 2015
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I like this pen, but sometimes the ink flow can be inconsistent. I'm not talking about random globs of ink, but sometimes when I writing a lot, I start to notice that the print gets a taddd bit thicker. Nothing too noticeable. I mostly just like the way the pen looks.
x_tracyrhee
I receive compliments...
February 2, 2015
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I receive compliments on this pen whenever I use it. I have never received compliments on a pen, before. It writes beautifully. My only issue is if it has not been used in a while, like 2-3 days, I have to shake it and write on a scratch pad to get the ink flowing again. Other than that, I love Maica style and plan on buying many more colors.
SlinkyInk
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