Surprise! This pen isn't...
January 7, 2015
Surprise! This pen isn't losing a star for it's lack of a converter, use of
proprietary cartridges, or writing performance. Converters and cartridge
compatibility are the least of my worries, because I bought this pen with
intentions of using it as an eyedropper. Isn't that what Preppies are for? I'm
using wetter inks with this pen to compensate for it's dry writing qualities.
I'm really on the fence about how it writes. I wouldn't say it's scratchy, but
it certainly never feels like butter. I haven't had a hard start with it yet and
it feels decent, but there are smoother points out there for the price. Where it
really excels is appearance. It's a very cool looking pen, but that metal cap
and clip are it's downfall. This pen is not balanced. It is extremely top heavy
when the cap is posted and it requires a little more effort than it should to
hold it. It's not the end of the world, but I can't give an unbalanced writing
utensil five stars.