I got my Chibi yesterday...
October 17, 2014
I got my Chibi yesterday and oh, it is way cute. The yellow body is a good
quality plastic that feels more resilient than the typical brittle styrene that
you see in cheap, clear pens. It's more comfortable in my hand than I expected.
Quite nice, in fact. The nib was okay out of the package, but one of the tines
needed a tweak with my thumbnail to get it back into alignment. With this little
adjustment, the pen wrote very smoothly, decent wetness, no skipping so far.
I'm delighted because I've been looking for sturdy, inexpensive fountain pens I
can throw into traveling sketch kits. The barrel has a small hole at the bottom,
so the pen cannot be used as an eyedropper as is. But I suspect the hole would
be easy to plug with a dab of epoxy. The threads between body and section are
generous, so I suspect it would just need a bit of silicone grease to make the
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