I am a frequent purchaser...
, February 5, 2010
I am a frequent purchaser of Jet Pens merchandise, but I just happened upon my
own Zebra Sharbo at Narita airport near Tokyo, Japan. I bought it on a whim when
I was attempting to empty my pockets of the remaining Yen bills and coins I had
with me after a short trip to Tokyo. I wandered through the shops at the
airport, and I found the black Sharbo. I must say that this pen is a true
favorite. I've kept my Sharbo with me at work, using it at every opportunity.
What a fine, slim and useful pen! :-)
I will return to Japan this Spring, and I plan on buying more pens like this.
This pen looks cool and...
, April 21, 2009
This pen looks cool and has a good weight to it; I use the pencil frequently
(though I had to go up a few grades of lead hardness to counteract the constant
The pen is ultra-fine; I find that it works well in Rhodia notebooks and on
paper of similar smoothness, but the quality of the line decreases dramatically
on everyday paper; same result with both the original fill, and the refill I
ordered. I think it's just the nature of such an ultra-fine ballpoint. Sad but
true. If I knew then what I know now, I wouldn't have dropped the $21.50 on it.