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I want to disagree with...
May 17, 2012
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I want to disagree with the reviewer that says this color is not dark enough to use for business. I use this pen anywhere I would use a black, or blue-black pen and am quite happy with it. It is especially nice to use if there are several people writing on the same papers, and you can identify your own writing by color. It is not quite as distinctive as blue-black in my opinion, but just subtle enough that few people will notice it unless they know to look for it.

Also, I'd like to say that I find the 0.28 and 0.38 pens last much longer than the 0.5 size pens. It's quite noticeable to me. I prefer the 0.38 size overall. The 0.28 can be hard to read for some people depending on the lights or their eyesight, and I avoid the 0.5 just because it runs the ink out too fast.

Great pen!
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jmelton443
I write incredibly small...
August 1, 2012
I write incredibly small and the DX in Brown Black (0.38 and 0.28) is my signature pen. I've tried Hi Tec Cs (in 0.25, 0.3 and 0.4), Pentel Sliccis (in 0.25 and 0.3), and Zebra Sarasas (0.4). Each is a very different writing experience and each have their strengths. For every day writing, though, my heart belongs to Signo DX.

The tip is very strong; some say it's scratchy, but that makes me think of an unpleasant sensation. Instead, I'd say it definitely feels firm and precise (but not grating). Unlike Hi Tec Cs, they don't need to be "primed" by scribbling a bunch before the ink flows evenly. The brown-black ink is gorgeous; it's dark enough that it doesn't look gimmicky or childish (though I love those as well :D) but just brown enough that it looks subtly different and has a rich warmth to it.
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lindsay.zaremski
Pen is as sturdy as the...
August 19, 2010
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Pen is as sturdy as the blurb says. Good choice if you like having a lot of pen in your hand. Also comes in a few colors that Slicci doesn't, at least. This one is my favorite, really solid color. Looks a bit like black coffee. I really like coffee.
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walkershurlds
I think it is very nice...
April 19, 2015
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I think it is very nice color of brown. I love it and I think 0.38mm is the most comfortable for writing.
masamiscott
order came quickly as...
February 20, 2015
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order came quickly as usual. Have used these pens for a long time and they never dissapoint.
Like the blue black pen,...
February 3, 2015
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Like the blue black pen, the brown black color works well in the office as well as for scrawling down journal entries. It's a beautiful color.
shinyi.mah
Love the color and Love...
November 21, 2014
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Love the color and Love the grip and Everything else about this. Love this brand.
jenniferhart5955oh
Great for drawing really...
November 17, 2014
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Great for drawing really small pictures or details.
Love these pens. Purchased...
October 20, 2014
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Love these pens. Purchased them for making personalized calendars and they are perfect. Thanks so much.
Main complaint is that...
September 28, 2010
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Main complaint is that the brown is not dark enough to use on professional documents. I was hoping it would be really dark, and it is more of a solid brown.
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