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Twsbi Diamond 540 Handwritten Review


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#1 Theodorable

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 15:46

Pen: TWSBI Diamond 540 clear demonstrator (F)
Ink: Noodler's Bernanke Blue
Paper: Clairefontaine 90g notebook

This handwritten review will focus mainly on the pen's ability to play the role of a students pen.
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Posted 11 September 2011 - 16:42

Adding keywords to aid searches! You've warmed a librarian's heart.

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 17:31

Adding keywords to aid searches! You've warmed a librarian's heart.

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#4 RudyR

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 18:29

Good going kid. I did enjoy your refreshingly simplified review.

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#5 PAKMAN

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 18:34

Thanks for your review! Lots of students ask about a good pen for note taking and I think the durability and large capacity of this pen make it a perfect choice for a HS or College student.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:19

That is a very good written review of the TWSBI 540. Its a buy for sure...

Thanks for the demo.
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#7 Miles S

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 20:33

This review in particular helped make up my mind to purchase a 540. Got tired of refilling my Lamy safari converter every other day, and so far the big ink tank is working out great. Thank you for the review!
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#8 Pensioner

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 13:09

Thank you for a very useful and well written review. I feel like I really must give this pen a try.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 01:55

May give a 540 or the upcoming 580 a try to go with my Al Star & Phileas. Especially if the 580 is as good as the reviews for 540 are.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:00

I always thought the Bernanke series of inks was for the better, glossy papers. How do you like it using cheaper paper? It looks pretty good on your review.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 19:33

Thanks for the review! I'm considering the TWSBI 540 too and your handwritten review is certainly helpful. Though I might go for a medium since I'm more partial to pens which write with thicker lines.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 13:38

I've been meaning to buy a TWSBI for sometime now that they are available from thewritingdesk. But I'm concerned about reports of cracks in the plastic that develop on some of these pens. Is the material of the 540 better than that of the 530?

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Posted 25 October 2016 - 03:47

I've been meaning to buy a TWSBI for sometime now that they are available from thewritingdesk. But I'm concerned about reports of cracks in the plastic that develop on some of these pens. Is the material of the 540 better than that of the 530?

 

I know it's been a while, but I must report a number of my TWSBI's (except the Classic) have cracked without being dropped. TWSBI has been good about repairing/replacing when necessary though.


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