The Moonman M2 is a very affordable eyedropper pen from China. It's made from a thick clear durable plastic that feels substantial but not at all heavy. As you can see it comes nicely packed in a pen case, with an eyedropper included. I haven't been using eyedropper fountain pens for very long, and my … Continue reading Review: Moonman M2
I've been following the Carolina Pen Company on instagram for a couple of months, just envying all the beautiful custom pens that Jonathon Brooks makes and sells. So I was very happy to find out he would be showing at the Atlanta Pen Show. I was wishing and hoping and praying that not all the … Continue reading Review: Carolina Pen Company and the Custom pen
If you couldn't already tell I'm a pretty big fan of broad nibs. I like seeing those clean thick lines. And a double broad nib is on my wishlist. So when I had the liberty to see what the zoom nib could do in person, I didn't pass that up. I'd heard of the zoom … Continue reading Review: Sailor Zoom Nib
The nib that does it all and has it all. Broad, medium, fine and extra fine, all rolled into one. My luck, if I have any, isn't really good luck. It's not bad, but it's not good either. So when I contacted Ralph from Regalia Writing Labs, about the Trilogy nib I wasn't really thinking … Continue reading Review: Trilogy Nib By Regalia Writing Labs
Let me start by saying that when it comes to nibs, my preference normally runs towards medium to broad, because I need a little meat to my writing. I like to see the ink, and I think that medium or broad nibs really showcase the shading and versatility of ink in a way that I … Continue reading Ode to the Franklin-Christoph Needlepoint Nib
I was googling sailor pens, because I've heard such good things about them when I came across the Profit Fude with its snubbed nose nib. And I thought to myself, hmm . . . I wanna try that. The price didn't hurt either, just over $10 on amazon. I thought it looked worth a try, … Continue reading Review: Sailor Profit Fude (Sailor Fude De Mannen)
I came across BENU pens quite accidentally while scrolling through instagram about two months ago. It was a picture of the Happy Chameleon pen, and I immediately stopped at the picture to find out what brand it was and where I could get my hands on one, because wow it was pretty to look at. … Continue reading Review: Benu Blue Frost Fountain Pen, Briolette Collection.
When I first started using fountain pens (I was very young) they were only popular with the generation that still kept handkerchiefs on hand, folded in a coat or pants pocket. A concept I have always found super disgusting. Back then the only brand that I knew was Mont Blanc. And who the hell could … Continue reading Why The Twsbi Eco is a Great Starter Fountain Pen