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Hero 736

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#1 FunkeyMonk


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Posted 15 May 2012 - 20:13

Another cheap Chinese pen arrived from eBay today. (I have a thing for buying cheap Chinese pens with hooded nibs.) I got the Hero 736 for about 6 bucks with free shipping. It's very well built, has a nice heavy feel, and comes with a sliding-piston converter. (It's a SUPER-cheapo converter but slides very smoothly.)

Anyway, all the rest of my review is in the image (which is sideways until I can figure out how to fix it!)
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And here's the pen next to a Parker Vector
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And my trio of Chinese Hooded Nibs:
Bottom to top (which should be left to right)
1. Hero 736
2. Guanleming 2001
3. Hero 616
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#2 Uncle Red

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 20:44

Nice review. That section makes more sense on a bullet pen.

#3 KrazyIvan


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Posted 15 May 2012 - 21:28

I have almost the same pen in black. My daughter is using it now. It is a tough pen.

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