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Thebai Xi Mai (Fine Wheat)

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#21 TruthPil

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 08:41

good to know such details. I was on the look out for this pen but somehow never got the urge to actually go buy one. One of the thing I am keenly aware of is that the Mfr's philosophy of having a 1s grade nib but 3rd grade assembly sounds to me a bit on the over the top wishful thinking ... even the best nib cannot function alone and your experience kind of reflect the situation I would say. Fro all the user comments its certainly not a bad pen but as you've put it - does not seem to be better than ...

 

That's really true....the nib isn't everything that makes a pen great. I great nib with a mediocre feed makes for a mediocre pen. 


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#22 TruthPil

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 06:48

Some brief thoughts on my experience with this pen:

 

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