The girth and weight and look of the Pelikan 800 Tortoise shell are perfect however, the length and price put that pen in the "love to love" category for me.
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Posted 14 June 2014 - 11:31
Posted 14 June 2014 - 11:44
I would love to love a Pilot/Namiki VP, but the clip gets in the way of my grip. If Nakaya made a retractable-nib Piccolo (*laughs*), that...would be something.
I second this!
I bought one anyway and compromised with my grip.
Posted 14 June 2014 - 12:28
Modern Pelikans. Lovely nibs, lovely looks... but just too light in the hand, they feel cheap!
Modern Italians. Lovely celluloids, nice nibs, but troppo bling! (The only one that seems to get it right is the Delta dolce vita - it actually showcases the deep orange celluloid without shouting "Hey guys! look at all this gold plated stuff I've smothered the pen with!")
Posted 18 June 2014 - 11:56
The Visconti Homo Sapien. The grey barrel has never gone black for me even after many many hand lotion treatments and the dreamtouch nib is just mediocre. I really want to love a pen made out of volcano ashes or whatever it claims to be.
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