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#1 Hobiwan

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 01:31

This just in ... a new issue from the new Esterbrook.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

 

Howboutit?


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Posted 20 March 2016 - 01:55

It sure says Easterbrook in big letters!


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Posted 20 March 2016 - 01:57

They're getting warmer.



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Posted 20 March 2016 - 04:11

I wonder how much the box is.


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#5 Hobiwan

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 06:54

I wonder how much the box is.

$52.  The pen's included with purchase.


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#6 pajaro

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 16:58

I have liked the M2 better than the J series, enough to have bought a dozen of the old ones, including a couple of NOS M2s.  These new ones actually looked good.  I am not so sure about the converter, but I wonder if the converter would fit a Phaeton.  I like the yellow color.  I agree they are getting warmer, if the pen writes decently. 


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Posted 20 March 2016 - 17:19

What brand is it?

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 17:21

What brand is it?


I see what you did there

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 17:27

I can't help but think that the converter looks strikingly similar to the one in the Noodler's pens (Ahab, Konrad, etc).



#10 Brian Anderson

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 18:09

The first words out of my mouth were, "What the h***?" I can't believe this train wreck is still going on. The newest pens the "Technograph" look equally as hideous.
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Posted 21 March 2016 - 18:21

The first words out of my mouth were, "What the h***?" I can't believe this train wreck is still going on. The newest pens the "Technograph" look equally as hideous.

So I guess you guys won't be carrying them then?

 

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Posted 21 March 2016 - 18:28

So I guess you guys won't be carrying them then?


I'm sort of banned. :)
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Posted 21 March 2016 - 18:32

Banned by good taste, probably.


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Posted 21 March 2016 - 18:43

I'm sort of banned. :)

Join the club. They blocked me from their Facebook page...



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Posted 21 March 2016 - 19:46

Has anybody actually tried one of the new M2s? They do look more like an Esterbrook. The filler looks suspiciously like a Noodler's Ahab. Could Nathan Tardif have played a role here?



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Posted 21 March 2016 - 20:10

Has anybody actually tried one of the new M2s? They do look more like an Esterbrook. The filler looks suspiciously like a Noodler's Ahab. Could Nathan Tardif have played a role here?

 

No way Nathan played any role. These parts can be bought by anyone wishing to purchase them. I honestly don't know how this looks anything like an Esterbrook M2. The whole idea behind the M2 was that it had the aerometric style filling unit. Yet again, the new company couldn't even get that right. If they're going to use old style names and model numbers, at least try to get them correct.  1960's Esterbrook stuff looked like (bleep), but still looked better than this, in my opinion.


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Posted 22 March 2016 - 01:40

I'm sort of banned. :)


What do you think of the boxes...
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Posted 22 March 2016 - 13:50

What do you think of the boxes...

 

They look fuzzy!


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Posted 22 March 2016 - 19:58

I know there is no shortage of things to hate about the pens and the new company (and this is coming from someone whose content was stolen early on,) but I still find most hilarious the fact that they are completely unable to have two dates consistent for when any of their products are going to launch.

 

greg

 

PS: I also wonder how many of those godawful150 L.E. Lincoln pens they have sold.  Dayum.


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Posted 22 March 2016 - 20:10

At least with the new "Technograph" they aren't claiming it is supposed to look like any previous model.  It's still hideously ugly, but I'm not let down because it doesn't look like any particular model.  What next a Phaeton 300?


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