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Has Anyone Reviewed Jinhao Fountain Pens?

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#1 danielnewman1977


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Posted 21 February 2016 - 01:38



Has anyone reviewed Jinhao/Xinhao fountain pens?  I have seen what appear to be some absolutely stunning examples recently.  They're very cheap too (to my mind too cheap).  Is this a brand to watch or to avoid?



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#2 Ian the Jock

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 02:24

Hi Danny
If you go to the Chinese pen forum you'll find enough information, pics, reviews and discussion on Jinhao pens to keep you going for months.



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It’s just a shame that you can only look at it through a rain soaked car window.
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#3 linearM


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Posted 21 February 2016 - 02:59

Check out the fountain pen review forum, go to the index, click on J and you will see all sorts of models of Jinhao pens.  Or click this link: http://www.fountainp...ndex/?p=1742335

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Posted 20 July 2016 - 15:27

Plenty of opinion on Jinhaos in here - you'll find it. I have and have used the x450, the x750, the #159, and the #8812. The 8812 worked it's way into my daily writer rotation. The #159 is truly good with a decent nib. Heck, they're all good and great value, but the trade-off is inconsistency. I bought four x450s and the first was such a good, wet writer, that I dedicated an ink to it's use. Others were OK but not special.

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Posted 21 July 2016 - 19:42

As others have said. They vary from perfect out of the box to pretty nice after some adjustment to unusable. But if you flush them properly before you introduce them to ink, the odds are toward the perfect end. At the price, that seems like a very fair deal to me.

So yes, I have a few and use them regularly.


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Posted 21 July 2016 - 19:57

Also search Chinese Pens Show and Tell.  Plenty of snaps & info!

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: jinhao, fountain pen, ink, beauty, china

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