The pen lays down a fine,...
, January 4, 2012
The pen lays down a fine, consistent line. The line width is comparable to an
EF-nib Lamy and with the included Sailor black cartridge shows little shading.
If you've ever used the Sailor Ink-Bar, you'll enjoy this pen. The same
smoothness and no-frills design, but larger and stiffer in the hand than the
diminutive, flexible Ink-Bar.
The cap is screw-on, which is satisfying and helps the pen seem more expensive
than it is, but lessens its convenience as a carry-around pen. Another strike
against it, as least in terms of portability, is that a bit stray ink finds its
way onto the inside of the cap - more so than most fountain pens I've used.
This ink is visible through the clear cap, slightly lessening the pen's
This pen is best for long sessions of writing, as it is comfortable and
consistent. Look elsewhere for a carry-around pen.