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Asa Porus Review

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#21 Rakshit

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 10:44

Since it is such a white pen, will inks stain the barrel

 

Its not sticky ..the inner is also polished so ink will not stick. But if an ink is know to stain, then don't use that ink.

 

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 13:43

The caved in version of PORUS

 

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#23 Scribblesoften

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 14:26

A really beautiful pen.  Thank you for the nice review as well.



#24 Rakshit

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 15:18

A really beautiful pen.  Thank you for the nice review as well.

 

thank you  :)



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Posted 04 April 2015 - 10:17

The Porus desk pen esthetics are frankly not according to my taste, but if you like its esthetics and the employed ink does not have problems with a semi translucent barrel it has a lot to offer. The Porus is according to the published dimensions on the ASA website actually slightly larger than the (for me pocketable daily writer) Gama Supreme. The grip section of the Porus is 13 mm longer, which is very good ergonomic news. Increases in grip section and hence feed length further help to reduce the tendency of burping often observed in large eye dropper pens. Mounting more common 35 mm long nibs in the Porus might not be easy, since the 40 mm long Ambitious nib is seated rather deep in the grip section. Has anybody tried swapping the 40 mm Ambitious nib for a more common 35 mm nib?



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Posted 04 April 2015 - 11:45

Love the clipless, seamless version. Thanks for the review. Added to my wishlist.



#27 Rakshit

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 14:57

The Porus desk pen esthetics are frankly not according to my taste, but if you like its esthetics and the employed ink does not have problems with a semi translucent barrel it has a lot to offer. The Porus is according to the published dimensions on the ASA website actually slightly larger than the (for me pocketable daily writer) Gama Supreme. The grip section of the Porus is 13 mm longer, which is very good ergonomic news. Increases in grip section and hence feed length further help to reduce the tendency of burping often observed in large eye dropper pens. Mounting more common 35 mm long nibs in the Porus might not be easy, since the 40 mm long Ambitious nib is seated rather deep in the grip section. Has anybody tried swapping the 40 mm Ambitious nib for a more common 35 mm nib?

 

You are right in your observations. It is very ergonomic.

 

The semi translucent barrel looks a tad darker with ink filled in.

 

 

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 14:58

Love the clipless, seamless version. Thanks for the review. Added to my wishlist.

 

You'll love the feel of the pen in your hands  :)

 

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Rakshit



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Posted 04 April 2015 - 16:56

Man these pictures are beautiful. Especially love the writing sample. One can see that the pen is slightly darker with ink in that picture. Nice job.

PS: I did face the problem that Hari was alluding to. The tines were separated because the nib was too deep but I did manage to discover it in the shop and hence was able to pick the pen where it did not happen.



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Posted 05 April 2015 - 22:21

Oh, no. Another ASA pen I had to order as soon as I saw it. This one is just plain striking. I hope the real thing does your excellent photography justice.

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 15:25

Oh, no. Another ASA pen I had to order as soon as I saw it. This one is just plain striking. I hope the real thing does your excellent photography justice.

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The pictures do not do justice to the pen  :) .

 

Thank you for your kind words. 

 

You will love the feel of this pen in your fingers.

 

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 15:26

Man these pictures are beautiful. Especially love the writing sample. One can see that the pen is slightly darker with ink in that picture. Nice job.

PS: I did face the problem that Hari was alluding to. The tines were separated because the nib was too deep but I did manage to discover it in the shop and hence was able to pick the pen where it did not happen.

 

Thank you  :)

 

"discover it in the shop" - a perk of living in Chennai, you get to meet Subbu. No waiting for shipping  :D

 

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 16:09

Still waiting for mine. I'll definitely add my inputs. 

Rakshit, Sulagno & Vaibhav deserve special credits for this. I'm just happy that I bumped in at the opportune moment to round up the number to 5. :D 

And Subramaniamji, I could write  phrases, paragraphs, essays, and still fall short :) Take a bow!


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#34 mehandiratta

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 20:57

Hello friends my review can be found here ASA PORUS

 

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#35 rahulg

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:19

What I'd really want is the Porus clipless design in blue swirly acryiic, just like the ASA Rainbow pen stock.

That, with a Schmidt nib unit would beat those Japanese clipless pens for the money, I'm sure.


Edited by rahulg, 05 August 2015 - 09:19.


#36 mehandiratta

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 11:05

What I'd really want is the Porus clipless design in blue swirly acryiic, just like the ASA Rainbow pen stock.

That, with a Schmidt nib unit would beat those Japanese clipless pens for the money, I'm sure.

you can request the seller... i am sure he can oblige....


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Posted 02 August 2019 - 20:39

I am wondering whether the two versions: body flush with cap, slight cave in between body and cap, effects the step up from section to body?
Thank you for any remarks on this,
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