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Though it can hold multiple...
March 10, 2011
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Though it can hold multiple types of nibs, I prefer using it for precision round/maru pens and in contrast prefer to use the Tachikawa-40 for the larger widths of the G and Tama. It's very light and small in my preference but it get the work done well without having my palm cramp like when I use regular pens/pencils. Emphasizing on the weight, I wouldn't suggest it to people who prefer their writing utensils to have a little mass to it; this one is extremely light.

Tachikawa's line on holders are amazing for their idea of being able to hold variable pen sizes all around. Most likely the choice is all in preference, since their holders are high quality.

*if only they made a double-sided manga pen holder* wink-wink
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This version the Model...
October 3, 2010
This version the Model 25 works great for delicate lines thinner lines with more control the the T-40 because it's thinner but it all depends what type of nib you use also.
I use the T-40 for thicker Key lines and the Model 25 for crosshatching.
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Fantastic holder,very...
October 7, 2010
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Fantastic holder,very elegant and warm and extremely functional.Feels very good in hands,it just flows with the hand movement.l'm truly impressed.
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Love these Tachikawa...
August 2, 2013
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Love these Tachikawa nib holders. This one is great for crow quill sized nibs..maru, mapping, etc...perfect size.
For larger nibs..G pen, get the other larger Tachikawa with the grips.
I have at least 6 Tachikawa holders. The plastic bit that holds the nibs has been very reliable so far. I suppose after a while they will wear down but they won't create rust.
Still use some Generals and Kohinoors with the cork grips...has the metal bit to hold the nibs..still like those but for small crow quill size nibs these are better suited.
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please restock, this...
April 17, 2011
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please restock, this holder is great for maru nibs and is light so that the hand doesn't cramp when you're working on those small details.
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This pen holder is great!...
April 24, 2011
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This pen holder is great! Please restock - I'm running low on ink, and I want to buy a few more sets of nibs, but I'm waiting on these. I need one or two more so I don't have to keep on switching inky nibs out of the one holder I have currently, hahah.
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It's a dip nib holder....
July 21, 2015
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It's a dip nib holder. It holds nibs. It does it well. What more can be said? It's special in that it can hold tubular nibs as well as the regular kind, so you don't have to buy more than one kind of holder, at least!
The Tachikawa comic pen...
July 16, 2015
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The Tachikawa comic pen nib holder is great. Hold up two nib sizes and is great starting out tool fro those wish to ink their work.
This holder feels great...
July 13, 2015
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This holder feels great in your hand; it makes writing with a dip pen enjoyable.
I like this holder a...
June 30, 2015
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I like this holder a lot. At first, it seemed too small, turns out that its short length and light weight make it a pleasure to use.
(Length = 125mm, Diameter = 11mm).
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