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#41 ErrantSmudge

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 01:55

I wonder if Z50-style nibs will fit this pen.



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#42 catbert

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 13:43

Interesting video.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=OzGxKpAAI8w



#43 dapprman

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 14:47

I rather like that vid. It's very, err, Lamy (from a pen and design perspective, not latest marketing).


Edited by dapprman, 29 June 2017 - 14:47.


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Posted 29 June 2017 - 19:18

Looks interesting. I look forward to seeing it in person to see if I like the minimalist lines in the metal.



#45 Astron

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Posted 30 June 2017 - 22:46

I wonder if Z50-style nibs will fit this pen.

According to owners they do.


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#46 AL01

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 05:05

 Kinda looks like a Pelikan of some-sort.


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Posted 01 July 2017 - 18:14

My Aion arrived today:

 

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here's a size comparison with other Lamy:

 

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...nice  pen.

 

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#48 visvamitra

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 19:15

Looks rather boring...



#49 Astron

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 20:22

I tend to agree. Looks a bit bulky and clumsy.


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#50 mehandiratta

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 21:14

Nib looks small in proportion to the pen size

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#51 AL01

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 21:16

 Your 2000 looks nice n' shiney.

 

 Is that persona made of makrolon? Is is lighter than other personas/imporiums?


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#52 dapprman

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Posted 01 July 2017 - 21:38

I'm tempted to add to my Lamy collection - not seen anyone in the UK selling it yet though.



#53 catbert

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 05:28

Thanks for the comparison, Christof. Very useful. The Aion looks bigger than I expected but not unpleasing, especially at the business end.

Do you have a photo comparing unposted sizes?

#54 sciumbasci

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 08:45

Looks bigger than the Safari

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 09:08

I'm digging it!

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 10:43

Your 2000 looks nice n' shiney.
 
 Is that persona made of makrolon? Is is lighter than other personas/imporiums?


My 2000 is one of the very first generation and has seen lost of use in his life.
Yes, the barrel of my Persona is Makrolon and is much lighter. It's the only Persona which is usuable for me.
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#57 AL01

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 14:27

 That's cool. 

 

 This may be heresy....

 

 But I like the Imporium/Persona more than the 2000.

 

 Nonetheless...

 

 I love your understated pens.

 

 Please bring 'em on!  :P

 

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#58 dapprman

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 21:04

This may be heresy....
 
 But I like the Imporium/Persona more than the 2000.

Me too, which is why I have an Improium, but presently do not have a 2K (I will in time)


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#59 AL01

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Posted 02 July 2017 - 21:33

 That makes two heretics.   :P


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#60 ErrantSmudge

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Posted 04 July 2017 - 00:11

I had an immediate negative reaction to the 2K when I handled one in person at a pen show.  Just capping/uncapping it was enough to turn me off.

 

And at the same show, I came across a used Persona, a model I was unfamiliar with at the time but is very appealing.  It had a cosmetically defective cap and was on sale for $175.  I passed on it and now I regret it.







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