| This is my first entry...
, January 6, 2013
This is my first entry into fountain pens. I did have some experience with dip
pens in college, so writing with a nib wasn't totally foreign, but these days my
pens of choice have been the Uniball 207s gels and Vision Micro rollers.
The pen is extremely handsome. The plastic body is thick and feels very rugged
while remaining quite light. The pen does, however, feel ever so slightly
unbalanced with the cap posted on the back. The EF tip doesn't give a lot of
variation in line width, so on paper (with a blue-black Monteverde cartridge)
gives a very similar look to a Uniball Vision Micro black. The nib, out of the
box, gave a very smooth writing experience... didn't have to deal with a
I do have to say that using a fountain pen in meetings with clients has become a
conversation starter. I enjoy not only the writing experience, but the
psychological effect it seems to hold on people around me when I use it.