Nice pen, but with some...
February 1, 2013
Nice pen, but with some issues. The pen is attractive, and the clear window in
the mid-section allows me to see the color of ink and how much is left. The
converter works well, and the pen uses standard cartridges. This pen is
advertised as having a medium nib, but I found it to be closer to a fine nib.
Now for some things that aren't so great. The clip is slightly crooked. I
doubt highly that I did this because I rarely use the clip (I can only recall
using it once), and since it's pretty sturdy, it would take some force to move
it, and I'm sure I didn't hit it that hard. This is cosmetic and not a big
deal. My primary complaint is the intermittent ink flow. In the morning when I
use the pen, it takes a while to get started. If it's been a couple of days
since I used the pen (such as on Monday morning), it takes a bit more effort to
get the ink flowing. Eventually the flow will be acceptable, but even then it
will still occasionally skip, then catch up with a little spurt of ink. I've
taken a lot of time to clean the pen and take good care of it, but it's just not
a pen I can trust to be reliable or to write consistently.
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