For the money, you couldn't...
, April 25, 2011
For the money, you couldn't ask for a better extra-fine fountain pen.
True, the Penmanship is usually a little dry and scratchy at first, but after
some tuning or a short breaking-in period, it's well worth the investment. The
line is indeed *extra fine*, slightly thinner than a Signo DX 0.28 mm. The steel
nib provides only a tiny amount of flex and virtually no variation. The sleek
design is surprisingly ergonomic, but extended periods of writing may tire your
hand as the nib dries out and becomes scratchier, requiring a half hour of
capped time to "recharge."
These quirks aside, however, remember that you're paying only $7.50 for an
amazingly precise and refillable fountain pen.