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 4.5 (16 customer reviews)
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September 2, 2009
I was extremely surprised...
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I was extremely surprised at how wonderful this pen writes. When I ordered this pen, despite all the good reviews, I was a little wary due to the not-so-elaborate look of the pen. To my surprise, the pen worked wonderfully! Just as others have said, this pen is extremely smooth, even when writing on just a thin piece of paper on a wood desk. The ink flows nicely and the pen does not skip. Although the grip isn't really a grip at all, it's quite comfortable to hold. I was also a little fearful of the 0.7mm size because I prefer thin, 0.5mm pens most of the time, but the lines were very close to that of the 0.5 Jetstream I ordered. The ink color is quite appealing as well. Most other blue pens do tend to have the light, faded blue color, but this one has a very dark and bold blue, not quite the dark blue of a gel ink or liquid pen [I don't like the latter very much]. For anyone looking for a simple, light, smooth blue pen, this is a great pen to get.

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June 14, 2010
On a recent trip to Tokyo,...
On a recent trip to Tokyo, my manager bought one of these. He loaned it to me and I was extremely impressed with the pen. I bought a handful of them to bring back to the states. I still am impressed with the style and comfort of the barrel and I don't think I have ever seen the quality of writing in an inexpensive pen. The pens that are similar here in the states is not as good as this and I am glad to have found that they are available here on this site. I will be ordering more as I lose my current stash or give them to friends.

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January 14, 2015
Not my favorite pen,...
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Not my favorite pen, but probably my favorite ballpoint. The grip ergonomics are questionable, and the pen is ok to look at, but the refill is really quite superior.

the ball rolls really smoothly, the ink goes down saturated and dark without any skipping, unevenness, or blobbing. It still writes like a ballpoint pen, in that the line width is related to how far you press the pen tip into the paper, but a smooth dark line can be achieved with very little pressure.

I still prefer a gel pen or fountain pen for a nice luscious line, but ballpoints are nice for writing on a variety of surfaces that cause wetter inks to smear.

no wonder Jetstream pens are so highly recommended.

January 5, 2015
These pens are great....
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These pens are great. I've given many away, and everyone loves them like I do. Now I just give them the refills. I keep buying more for me, so that every place I keep pens is saturated with these.

Singing Kate
December 17, 2014
jetstream 0.7s are my...
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jetstream 0.7s are my gotos for reliable daily scribbling. they write reliably well on crappy notepads and on nice ones, and i find myself going back to them again and again

November 5, 2014
I bought just one as...
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I bought just one as a test. I needed some spare pens around the house because my family keeps wandering off with mine. This is the best inexpensive ballpoints that I have ever used. It is smooth, fine, and consistent. I bought ten to fill my pen jar for family to steal and one more as a spare in case my fountain pen runs out of ink.

September 11, 2012
Very good pen! PROS -Write...
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Very good pen!

-Writes very smoothly.
-Very fine line despite being listed as 0.7 mm.
-I really enjoy the dark color of the blue ink.
-The visual style of the pen.
-Price is right.

-A little "thin" to hold. Due to this thinner design, fatigue may be a problem for some.
-The ink does smudge.
-The build quality feels a little "cheap".

February 25, 2012
you can't go wrong with...
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you can't go wrong with these pens. they look great, feel good in the hand, write smoothly, & no problems with the ink at all. plus, there's lots of color different options!

January 11, 2011
This pen is perfect for...
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This pen is perfect for exams- the ink is incredibly smooth and consistent, and the barrel is very comfortable to hold for a long time. I will definitely be buying more of these in the future.

September 6, 2010
Even amongst Jetstreams,...
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Even amongst Jetstreams, this one is my favourite for extended periods of time. The blue ink is smooth, rarely blotches or skips and looks much nicer (at least, in my opinion) than the black. It's not too thick like the 1.0mm versions yet retains much of the fluidity you'd expect from a Jetstream. However, personally I think the 0.5mm blue looks nicer on paper, at the cost of being a little scratchier.