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 4.6 (14 customer reviews)
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December 27, 2013
The ink turns darker...
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The ink turns darker with increased use, so don't despair if the color looks too light initially. Appears more like a dark blue than dark gray ( like the lamy blue-black cartridge). The shade is darker with the fine point nibs. Easy on the eyes against yellowish tinged paper.

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July 29, 2013
I use the pilot fountain...
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I use the pilot fountain pen for taking notes and at first i found the ink to be too light. But then upon extended use, the ink turns darker--i dunno if it's the pen or the ink, but it is great! I like this better than the black.

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June 12, 2013
Not really what I'd call...
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Not really what I'd call blue-black, more like a weak bluey-grey. I was hoping for a much bolder colour, similar to the Pilot/Namiki black with a little blue shading. Unfortunately, I couldn't find a decent review for this specific shade prior to trying it.

The ink seems to transfer itself to the paper in all the right ways, with no particular penchant for feathering, bleed through, drying out or any other bad habits. Maybe it helps to only be used with Pilot nibs, an obvious benefit of proprietary cartridges.

However, I won't be buying these again as I'm just not a fan of the colour. Fortunately I've a number of Pilot pens around the house, so maybe I can get someone else to use the rest of these cartridges...

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January 12, 2015
Not quite the deep blue...
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Not quite the deep blue I was looking for, but still good.

January 12, 2015
no problems...
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no problems

January 8, 2015
My only complaint about...
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My only complaint about the Pilit Namiki fountain pen ink is that it has limited colors...

December 26, 2014
Just a replacement for...
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Just a replacement for ones I have had in the past. It's the same works well.

December 25, 2014
Not bad, but just looks...
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Not bad, but just looks more like a dark blue, not the exact shade I was after.

December 2, 2014
Product arrive in good...
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Product arrive in good condition and fast.

November 26, 2014
Beautiful! Pilot is just...
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Pilot is just the best!