I was wary about buying...
, January 23, 2013
I was wary about buying this due to its size, as I have fairly large hands. I'm
happy to report this isn't an issue. In fact, I think it would be spoiled if it
were any larger.
Posted, it is -perhaps not coincidentally- the exact same length as a
retractable Jetstream. Capped, it is about a centimeter longer than a Pilot
It's a smooth writer too. I put Pelikan Brilliant Black through and it glided
page after page. No skips, no blobbing, no scratching.
A note for those planning to eyedropper (I know I was): There are three teeny
tiny holes at the butt end of the barrel. You'd probably need a microscope to
get a sealant in there without making a mess. The feed nipple is the right width
for an international standard size converter, but the barrel isn't even close to
This is a great FP alternative for everyday use. It's comfortable, light,
portable, and inexpensive. I just wish it could be ED'd more easily.