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|Model Number||PILOT 91107|
|Shipping Weight||3.71 oz|
|Diameter - Grip
|Diameter - Max
|Length - Capped
|Length - Posted
|Length - Uncapped
|Pre-Installed Ink Color
4 people found this helpful
This is only my 2nd type...
, January 27, 2013
This is only my 2nd type of fountain pen but wow I am impressed. This is a
wonderful pen even under heavy usage. I have been using Noodler's Blue Eel and
Gruene Cactus Eel in both of my Metropolitans. So far I have written 46 pages
of notes in the last 4 days with two of these pens (one green ink, one blue
ink). I did have to dip the nibs in water once to clear them, that was probably
because of the special lubricated Eel ink I guess? Otherwise they have been
amazingly smooth and consistent compared to the Platinum Preppy pens I was using
before. What's more amazing is that this pen did it on extremely cheap
$1/notebook paper. The squeeze converter holds plenty of ink (even for me) and
it works perfectly too. This pen sells for much more in Japan and Europe and I
can see why. My only complaints are that the clip is too stiff and the cap
doesn't easily post so it tends to fall off if you don't push it on there
firmly. If those two things aren't a problem for you then this is definitely a
pen you want to get.
1 person found this helpful
Nice pen with good fit...
, October 20, 2013
Nice pen with good fit and finish.
The nib writes smoothly, but I have a couple of Sheaffer pens with fine nibs
that are smoother with a little more character. But these cost significantly
The pen also has good weight due to the metal construction.
Overall, a good purchase.
1 person found this helpful
This pen (and the entire...
, July 25, 2013
This pen (and the entire Metropolitan line) from Pilot is an amazing value. I
use this pen on a daily basis and without a doubt, this one is my favorite. It
comes with the converter, and a cartridge. The converter doesn't hold much ink,
about one week's worth, but that's enough for me as I like to change ink colors
frequently. If you're on the fence, get off now and buy this pen now!
| Fantastic EDC Pen
, September 17, 2014
Fantastic EDC Pen
This is my everyday carry pen. It is always by my side ready to go. I use the
Pilot cartridges and they are convenient and reliable. I look for excuses to
write things so I can use this pen. Nice fit and finish, consistent, clean
writer. Handles a wide range of paper like a champ. I can't say enough good
things about this pen.
| Just received this pen...
, August 6, 2014
Just received this pen and I love it. Nice weight, writes well. A little finer
than I would expect a medium to be, but it's just fine. I love that it comes
with a converter for bottled ink; this is a great deal!