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  I was hoping to fall..., April 23, 2013
I was hoping to fall in love with this pen, like so many others have before me. I love the flow and look of gel pens (for a long time, I would only use the Pilot G7 ones) but ultimately, I left it for the comfortable smoothness of ballpoints (regular ol' BIC disposable ones). So when I heard about the Jetstream, essentially the best of both worlds, I immediately wanted a few for myself.

I typically like very fine points, but now I realize that it comes with a price. While 0.5mm seems pretty standard, it just feels too scratchy to write on anything less than very quality paper. I love the body of the 0.5mm Jetstreams though, so I'll probably just order 0.7mm refills and use the same body. It's a very cute color and the color on screen seems fairly accurate to me. I ended up reverting back to my BIC ones, but am currently using the 0.7mm refills in my multi-pen, and they are GREAT. So much smoother and it is exactly what I wanted the 0.5mm to be. While I feel like I can be a little bit more sloppy with a 0.7mm tip, it sure beats the previous skipping and scratching of the 0.5mm.
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