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Waterman Hemisphere F And M Review


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#1 bekki2308

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 17:44

This is my handwritten review of the Waterman Hemisphere pen in both M and F

I wrote this laid in bed at midnight last night - its a bit like a chicken scratch!

The review is in the PDF , the scanner wouldnt scan the paper properly to jpg
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Posted Imageshows medium nib with waterman converter, the fine nib is in the pen
Posted Image nibs!

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#2 writebyhand

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Posted 03 October 2011 - 20:58

Great review! I feel as you do about the visual appearance of the pen.

#3 jacanivel

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 06:42

This is my handwritten review of the Waterman Hemisphere pen in both M and F

I wrote this laid in bed at midnight last night - its a bit like a chicken scratch!

The review is in the PDF , the scanner wouldnt scan the paper properly to jpg
Photos:
Posted Imageshows medium nib with waterman converter, the fine nib is in the pen
Posted Image nibs!


Very nice review and I agree with it wholeheartedly. I have it in blue. Simple yet beautiful and writes smoothly. Too bad my pen didn't come with a converter

Cheers!

#4 jonwat

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 06:24

Hi.
My Hemisphere cost me a little more (£23 for a metallic Cognac finish). I love the fine nib! I was thinking of buying another Hemisphere in blue with a medium nib. After reading your review, I may stick with fine nibs instead!
John

#5 Mike 59

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 11:24

Just bought my first Waterman pen, got it much reduced price as it was just the pen, no cartridge, no converter & no box.
I have been used to Safari's, and Frontier's, and it certainly has a different feel to it.
It's heavier, for comparison, Safari=16g , Frontier=22g and Waterman Hemisphere=26g.
I have 'M' nibs in all pens, and I would say the Safari writes 'thinnest', and Frontier and Hemisphere are about the same.
In my judgement, the pen is slightly top heavy with the cap posted, but not a real problem.
It writes very smoothly with this nib, starts straight away, really hard to fault.
I did give it a flush through, several times, with 1 part ammonia, 3 water, then filled with the only bottled ink I have, Sheaffer Skrip black.
It's a pleasure to write with, the extra weight seems to add something, and have attached a photo of the 'output'.

#6 bunnybaby

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 16:22

Just bought my first Waterman pen, got it much reduced price as it was just the pen, no cartridge, no converter & no box.
I have been used to Safari's, and Frontier's, and it certainly has a different feel to it.
It's heavier, for comparison, Safari=16g , Frontier=22g and Waterman Hemisphere=26g.
I have 'M' nibs in all pens, and I would say the Safari writes 'thinnest', and Frontier and Hemisphere are about the same.
In my judgement, the pen is slightly top heavy with the cap posted, but not a real problem.
It writes very smoothly with this nib, starts straight away, really hard to fault.
I did give it a flush through, several times, with 1 part ammonia, 3 water, then filled with the only bottled ink I have, Sheaffer Skrip black.
It's a pleasure to write with, the extra weight seems to add something, and have attached a photo of the 'output'.


OMG! Such a nice handwriting you have, such a gorgeous, mouth-watering, red FP!

#7 samnivi79

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Posted 06 April 2012 - 14:57

Thank you for a helpful review. You have done a thorough job . Thanks again






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