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Baoer 701 With Hooded Nib

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#1 phillieskjk

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Posted 22 January 2015 - 03:19

First Impressions (8)
For a dollar forty, I wasn’t expecting much, but this pen proved to be a great value for the price.  It is a true fine nib, and I have not had any problems with it thusfar.
 
Appearance (9)
The design of this pen is a gold gridded body with a black cap, black section, and a steel hooded nib.  The pen feels less wide in person than it appears in the photos.
 
Construction (8)
This pen has seemingly very good build quality for a Chinese pen.  It is made of metal and is a little heavy, I don’t have an exact weight but it feels like it is about the same weight as my Jinhao x450.
 
Nib (5)
The nib on this pen is a fine hooded steel nib. It has no flex, and is a little bit scratchy, but it is still usable, and I was able to make it a little bit smoother after a bit of tweaking. (Brown paper bag).  Although this is not very descriptive, this nib did not seem very wet or very dry, and is in the middle.  If I had to pick one side I would say that it is just a little bit wet.
 
Filling System (4)
This pen takes standard international cartridges or a converter.  It ships with a screw converter.  I am not sure whether it is my pen or my converter, but I can never fill the converter more than about 2/3 full, which makes it a lot less practical as it needs to be filled much more often. I will update this once I get a chance to see whether it is the pen or just the converter.
 
Cost and Value (10)
This pen is about as good of a deal as you can get, I got mine for 1.40 USD shipped from EBay.  The buy it now price is around $7, but you can easily get it for cheaper in in auction with patience.
 
Conclusion (7)
All in all, this is a great pen for the price.  The nib is a little scratchy, but it is not that bad.  The design is excellent and the build quality is great for a pen of its price.  For $1.40, it is all you could want and more.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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