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My favorite nib as of...
November 14, 2014
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My favorite nib as of current. It has feedback, as should be expected from such a fine line (.2mm line), but not scratchy. After it's broken in (a month or two of constant usage) it becomes very smooth.
Replacement for a lost...
November 1, 2014
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Replacement for a lost Pilot Penmanship. Enjoyable writing
Easy to use; my go-to...
October 29, 2014
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Easy to use; my go-to pen. I love the extra fine point.
It feels wonderful in...
October 20, 2014
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It feels wonderful in my hands not like a beginner model at all.
I've had this little...
September 21, 2014
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I've had this little pen for years, and use it for fine-line ink drawings with lots of hatching and crosshatching. It is smooth and consistent, with no noticeable scratching of paper fibers. (If you have a pen that is scratchy or skipping, I'd contact JetPens for an exchange because that is probably a manufacturing flaw.) It's worked with a range of inks, from simple Watermans to Platinum Carbon Black, and never clogged unless I left it unused for a few months. I have been impressed with its reliability and smooth, easy feel when writing.

Quick note: I recently learned that the Penmanship nib and feed fit in the Pilot Metropolitan pen body. I had a medium nib Metropolitan that I never used, so I swapped in the extra-fine Penmanship nib and it works perfectly. I hadn't minded the black plastic body, but now that it's seated in a lovely Metro body, I love the nib even more.
Really helps to promote...
April 4, 2014
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Really helps to promote good writing grip. It's also very scratchy (obviously cause it's extra-fine nib), so if that's what you like, then this should be perfect. Only reason I'm giving it a 4/5 is because the ink seems to leak. If I move it abruptly in any direction, the pen flings tiny droplets of ink.
This pen is wonderful!...
December 26, 2013
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This pen is wonderful! The fine nib is perfect for journaling. One thing I like is the Pilot Con-20 converter holds a good amount of ink and when firmly seated in the pen adds a very slight amount of weight. The grip does take some adjustment but over all the quality of this pen is quite astounding, especially for the price.
I wish it had a clip,...
September 19, 2013
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I wish it had a clip, instead of the weird twist-off cap. However the cap does stay put if you put it on the back of the pen while you're writing.

An ACTUALLY FINE nib! I'd say it rivals Slicci or Hi-Tec-C 0.3-0.4mm lines - very precise.
At times it can get scratchy, but I've found that that only happens if I'm running low on ink (not empty, just low), and if I switch out the cartridge it resolves. This is kind of a waste of ink, but the cartridges are cheap enough and the pen uses so little ink that it's not economically prohibitive. I've been able to go ~a week on each cartridge, using this as my primary pen (I work in a hospital where we still use paper records, so I usually fill up at least 6 full A4 pages daily)
A wonderful pen! It is...
August 23, 2013
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A wonderful pen! It is extra fine, yet it feels very, very smooth on my Rhodia and Leuchturm notebooks. The cap easily posts to the tip securely. And the cap is a screw-on! I highly recommend this pen.

I have read on a blog that the nib in the Penmanship can be put into the Pilot Metropolitan. I'm thinking of giving it a try.
Along with Sailor and...
August 2, 2013
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Along with Sailor and Platinum's desk pens, this is one of the finest nibs you can find below about ~$120 or without getting a special grind by a nibmeister. It is remarkably smooth for the price point and teensy tiny size of the nib. It's not as smooth as my Mottishaw xxxf, but it's by no means scratchy.
I'm not fond of the ergonomic grip, but it is interchangeable with other lower-end Pilot pens like the Metropolitan, 78G, Plumix, and my favorite, the Prera. The only real problem with this pen is that the tip is so small if you remove the nib and feed for cleaning it's very difficult to place it back on the body in the proper position. If you put this nib in another body without the tripod grip section this is not an issue. Overall I can wholeheartedly recommend this pen.
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