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#1 JustWrite Pen Company

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 05:30

 

INVITATIONS CLOSED

 

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to review our new pens.

We have more than enough volunteers so I'm afraid the invitations are now closed.

(UPDATED 15.10.2015)

 

Do you enjoy testing and reviewing fountain pens? We have five prototype Blackstone fountain pens available for testing and we would value feedback from the FPN community on the progress so far.

 
We will send these anywhere in the world free of charge to members of the FPN and in return for your review, the pen and nibs are yours to keep.
 
All we ask is a review that follows the FPN pen review guidelines.
 
 
The pens feature #6 JoWo nibs and will be available in EF, F, M, B, 1.1 Italic and 1.5 Italic. 
 
Complete screw in nib assemblies will be available which will allow you to quickly and easily change or replace nibs.
 
They should retail for about $100 Australian or $73 US Dollars.
Complete nib assemblies should retail for about $25 Australian or $20 US Dollars.
 
The prototypes are available in Black PU Leather or Black Carbon Fibre finish with Gold, Silver or Titanium trim.
 
If you're interested please email me at kevin@justwrite.com.au and let me know your preference for the pen finish and trim, and two nibs that you would like to try - so you can review how the screw in nib assemblies work. 
 
 
Information about the pens:
 
These pens are assembled in Australia using globally sourced components.
The pens will have a 2 year warranty.
A complete range of replacement parts will be available.
The cap is not meant to be posted.
 
The details below may change based on reviewers feedback.
 
Length Capped: 140mm
Length Uncapped: 125mm
Weight Capped: 50g
Weight Uncapped: 30g
 
Materials:
Brass inner tube in barrel and cap.
Solid brass finial and barrel blind cap.
Plated steel pocket clip.
ABS plastic hand grip.
 
Finishes:
Black Carbon Fibre or Black PU Leather.
 
Trim Plating: Gold, Silver or Black Titanium.
 
Nibs:
#6 Ruthenium Plated Jowo from Meister Nibs: 
EF, F, M, B, 1.1 Italic, 1.5 Italic.
 
Ink Filler:
Supplied with convertor.
Accepts Standard International Cartridges.
 
Replacement Nib Units:
Complete screw in nib assemblies will be available fitted with the Jowo Nibs listed above. To change nibs, simply replace the screw in nib assembly.
Nibs can also be replaced by removing the nib and feeder. 
 
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Edited by JustWrite Pen Company, 15 October 2015 - 03:06.

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#2 ian1964

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 06:12

How exciting, an Australian offering.....email on it's way :)



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Posted 11 October 2015 - 08:36

My e-mail is also out to you...

I forgot to add my SECOND nib choice: Fine

Please add that to my preference listed....

Many Thanks!!



#4 Lord Epic

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 09:42

Email sent!

 

Thanks for the awesome opportunity for us to review the pens!  :D

 

 

 

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#5 GordonOZ

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 09:57

Email sent I am a local and would love to review the pens

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#6 dcwaites

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 10:26

Email sent.

Regards,

David


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Posted 11 October 2015 - 13:36

Shame it's a brass bodied pen. That makes it too much like those heavyweight Chinese pens. I don't get on with them, or indeed any of the weightier pens made. Any chance that element could change, following reviews?

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#8 visvamitra

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 16:39

Email sent as well. 



#9 AZBennett

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 17:14

Very nice looking pens. I advise contacting Ed Jelley, Brad Dowdy, Mike Dudek, SBRE Brown, Dan Smith as some good people to get your pens to.



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Posted 11 October 2015 - 17:16

I am from Europe, email sent as well.



#11 thesunshine

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 11:21

I've got as many pens as I can use at the moment, so I'll leave the testing to others, but I just wanted to say how great it is to see Australian entries into the fountain pen market! I hope your latest venture is a success.
It's quite nice out here in the sunshine...

#12 mehandiratta

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 18:18

email sent to you sir



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Posted 12 October 2015 - 18:44

Email sent...  so fantastic to see Australian offerings in the Fountain Pen world...  :wub: :wub:


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Posted 15 October 2015 - 03:12

Thank you so much everyone who has volunteered to review our pens.

 

I'm afraid we cannot accept any more offers because we have more than enough reviewers and it's going to be difficult to choose.

 

I will choose the reviewers over the weekend and email everyone who so kindly responded to this invitation to let you know if you will be getting a pen or not.

 

If you don't get one this time we have more pens on the drawing board that we will also make available for review.


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Posted 16 October 2015 - 04:38

The reviewers are:

 

cyber6 - Canada

MikeW - Canada

dcwaites - Australia

jamerelbe - Australia

mehandiratta - India

TradArch - United States

 

The keenly observant will note there are actually six names there. I decided to give an extra pen away to make the job of deciding a tiny bit easier.

 

Once again thank you so much everyone who offered their time to review the pens.


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Posted 16 October 2015 - 04:39

The reviewers are:
 
cyber6 - Canada
MikeW - Canada
dcwaites - Australia
jamerelbe - Australia
mehandiratta - India
TradArch - United States
 
The keenly observant will note there are actually six names there. I decided to give an extra pen away to make the job of deciding a tiny bit easier.
 
Once again thank you so much everyone who offered their time to review the pens.


Your choice of mehandiratta from India is indeed right, i have read lot of his reviews and mostly are very good reviews

#17 visvamitra

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:05

Great choices - I'll be looking for the reviews :)



#18 mehandiratta

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:14

Thank you so much for the opportunity...

#19 dcwaites

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 08:06

I await with bated breath and eager anticipation ...


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Posted 16 October 2015 - 08:29

Woo hoo - looking forward to it.  Thanks for the opportunity!








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