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Some Good Clones Of Great Pens?


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#1 theexpanciluser

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 02:59

I am looking of a clone for Sheaffer PFM, or some other great pen, and Parker 51 and all the good stuff, I am also looking for the Sheaffer Snorkel. 



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#2 rochester21

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 05:49

Wing Sung 235, Hero 616 jumbo.  They are not great, but pretty good writers, accessible for those who don`t live in the US, where one can get the real pens for peanuts !


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Posted 30 July 2013 - 06:09

You might find this inetresting: http://www.fountainp...ir-look-alikes/

 

Parker 51 clone Hero 616. Some other Hero variants come close.



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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:53

Hero 100 is better. It even has the 14K gold nib


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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:54

this is the closest one can get to a clone of a PFM:

 

 

http://www.isellpens...018_p/b3018.htm

 

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 10:31

Hero 100 is better. It even has the 14K gold nib

 

^^ This.

 

I'm going to post a short review of a P51, along with a few clones (Hero 1000, Baoer 100, Hero 616, Hero 336 and Wing Sheng 036) in a day or two.   


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#7 theexpanciluser

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:32

 

^^ This.

 

I'm going to post a short review of a P51, along with a few clones (Hero 1000, Baoer 100, Hero 616, Hero 336 and Wing Sheng 036) in a day or two.   

Thanks please post the link when uploaded!!



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:33

this is the closest one can get to a clone of a PFM:

 

 

http://www.isellpens...018_p/b3018.htm

 

B3018-2T.jpg

Thanks, I really like it!!!!



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:23

I don't know if its a model you're looking for, but the Baoer 388 is a nice clone of the Parker Sonnet. I have the stainless steel version, its pretty much my workhorse pen.
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Posted 02 August 2013 - 09:45

I still use a Hero 330 (Black), and its more than enough value for the price, but the QC varies.


Edited by proton007, 02 August 2013 - 13:52.

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 09:53

is "great clone pens" an oxymoron?

 

To me a clone is not much if any better than a fake.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 10:16

Fakes pretend to be the original, clones don't.

 

The following are very good and I use them interchangably with the original

Parker Sonnet: Duke 209, Kaigelu 356.

Parker Duofold International: Jinhao Century Mk 2

Parker Duofold Centennial: Kaigelu 316

 

Fairly good:

Parker Sonnet: Baoer 388.

Parker 61: Parker 17 Standard, later models.

 

Give an idea of the original but nothing much more:

Parker Sonnet: Hero 5020.

Parker 51: Hero 616. Parker 21, Parker 21 Super

 

Wrong Size (diameter or length, or both) but otherwise adequate to good.

Parker 51: Hero 100, Hero 329, Hero 330, Jinhao 321 (the best non P51/61 hooded nib pen I have come across bar none - shame it's out of production), Bahadur 612, Dux 612.

Parker 61: Wing Sung 812

 

I am afraid I don't know makes other than Parker very well.

 

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 13:53

is "great clone pens" an oxymoron?

 

To me a clone is not much if any better than a fake.

 

Well, there are many pens that are good quality clones. 'Homage' is a better word.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 14:07

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