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Posted 07 April 2015 - 02:59

I've purchased an Ahab and an FPR flex pen and those are the only pens I threw in the garbage. They were awful and frankly a waste if my money.

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 12:21

I've purchased an Ahab and an FPR flex pen and those are the only pens I threw in the garbage. They were awful and frankly a waste if my money.


I did Not want To say this before, but I second you. The Orly ones I threw in The garbage can also!

Stay away from them!

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 13:18

Thanks everyone! And I know I'm a cheapo and this was hard to come up with but I'm in a budget. I'll research some of the ones you all pointed out


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Posted 07 April 2015 - 13:31

I've purchased an Ahab and an FPR flex pen and those are the only pens I threw in the garbage. They were awful and frankly a waste of my money.

 

I agree with you and Lamyrada about the Ahab. Haven't been able to toss it, although I know I should - or give it to someone who's deserving!


Edited by Manalto, 07 April 2015 - 13:31.

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 01:15

The reason I thee the Ahab away was because the piston got stuck an then the section and barrel got stuck afterwards. The pen cracked when I tried to unstick them. The pen would also just not write from the get go. It would railroad almost immediately. I did everything everyone suggested and still it was a dud.

As for the fpr pen it was so poorly constructed I snapped the piston rod upon the first filling. The pen also leaked like crazy and would constantly burp ink.

I guess I got duds all around but ymmv

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Posted 08 April 2015 - 01:59

What if you got one of the better ones? Yikes.


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Posted 09 April 2015 - 03:49

What if you got one of the better ones? Yikes.

I'm not willing to spend any more money on them in order to find out





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