This pen is a great trade-off, as any high-functioning/high-end multi pen is,
for those of you who don't believe in buying pen packs for 5 bucks and only
being able to buy them in one color (at least I don't). The black is pretty
think but luscious, and the blue is a very dark sort of blue...Blue-black or
navy. I expected it to come out lighter, but I'm fine with this either way. The
red was a bit thin, but if you put some effort into writing rather than just
having the pen glide along and barely touch the paper, it writes very well and
will live up to its 0.5 mm calibration.
What I love about gel inks in general is that I can write in my Moleskine ruled
notebook without fear of ink bleeding onto the back-side of the page, which is a
consequence of many felt-tip and fountain pens.
Great pencil for drawing and relies on pressure to bring out the different
values; love that aspect. Great center of gravity and the slim fit in my hand is
absolutely wonderful. Best deal for a JetPens drafting pencil.
Be careful with the tip; it damages easily and the metal is very malleable.
The paper is very thin and smooth; silky. 5 stars for Mnemosyne. I'm using it as
an agenda and I love how the 24 lines on each page are broken up into 3
sections; I don't even need to count off lines and tick-mark anything to get my