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Much better than the...
August 16, 2011
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Much better than the cheap Speedball pen nib holder I used to have. It is a pleasure to draw with this, coupled with a G nib. I find the shape and size quite ergonomic, maybe that is why I enjoy holding it. The nibs fit in much better too. But my once gripe is that since the rubber thing is white, it gets dirty so fast, especially when working with black ink. I suppose, more maintenance and cleaning required.
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feels really good in...
August 16, 2010
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feels really good in the hands really good stable movement with the nib and i like that wood finish well done tachikawa
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I use one of these from...
July 17, 2009
I use one of these from time to time when I use my nibs and I enjoy it a fair bit. The rubber can be cleaned pretty easily with a tooth brush and it's got enough cushion to it so my fingers don't hurt.

I tried it with some of my other nibs and they didn't seem to stay in place with this holder, kept falling out. But I haven't tried it with any speedball nibs yet.
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It works the way that...
March 9, 2015
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It works the way that it suppose to
Love this. It's really...
March 3, 2015
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Love this. It's really pretty and my ink washes off the white with a baby wipe, which I was worried about. But it washes up just fine.
I've held a lot of nib...
December 19, 2014
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I've held a lot of nib holders and pens over the years, and Tachikawa holders with the rubber grip are the most comfortable and easy-to-control of any I've ever drawn with. They CERTAINLY beat the Hunt models, both the large model and the small crowquill model, in design and ease of use.

It sits in the hand well, neither too large nor too small for most hands. The white grip allows for just a few more hours of comfortable control, which is crucial when you're drawing eight or nine hours a day. It's also just slightly heavier than the Speedball holders, which helps with the control as well.

The wood and grip color also aren't an eyesore, which is pretty cool. Highly recommended.
December 2, 2014
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Just got this pen holder...
October 10, 2013
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Just got this pen holder in the mail yesterday! So far its been perfect except for the problem that the white grip gets very dirty. Other than that, its very comfortable, in both the width of the holder, and the cushion!
Tachikawa nib holders...
August 2, 2013
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Tachikawa nib holders are just really nice. Get a dozen.
I recently ordered this...
November 20, 2012
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I recently ordered this item and haven't recieved it yet, but judging by the reviews on youtube, the fact that this is a holder for the maru pen and pen, and the reviews on this website this is an all around exe lent pen holder.
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