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These nibs when broken...
May 9, 2013
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These nibs when broken in are by far my favorite japanese nibs, really nice long tapered lines, very fun nib. Hope jetpens keeps carrying them in the future.
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I really do not like...
April 16, 2015
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I really do not like these. They are to stiff for my taste.
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This, without a doubt,...
January 31, 2015
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This, without a doubt, is the best nib I ever have or ever will use. When I first started to ink, my primary nib was a vintage Hunt nib of almost identical make and capacity. When it started to finally give out, I honestly didn't think I'd ever find a nib to replace the old make.

The comic pens primsry function is as a more versatile G or Spoon type nib. It is capable of wide strokes, though less so than the spoon, and prior to being broken in (several weeks worth of continuous use), it is also capable of very thin strokes. Because it is a chrome nib, it is stiff, allowing for very controlled and precise strokes. However, it is not nearly as stiff and other chromes such as school pens or standard chrome maru, and thus give a good range of flex to create extremely fluid line variation. Additionally, the nib has an interesting crimping along its outer rim, which allows it to both keep ink in as a slightly improved reservoir, but also totally keeps ink from ever escaping and dripping.
Furthermore, if you, like many other reviewers of nibs, have a problem with 'scratchiness' of the nib or 'tooth' then this is the nib for you; it features a unique bowl tip allowing it to glide smoothly along the page and even reverse direction with significantly less damage to the paper than any other nib.
Last buy not least, it is much cheaper than other pens; you get 3 for the price of $4. Most other nibs only pack 2 and cost over $4.
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