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Jinhao 991 Review

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#101 Durham K

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Posted 03 January 2019 - 11:30

 

Oh, I get it -- the Jinhaos self-destruct to save you from having to worry about that ;-)  Its a feature, not a bug!

Funny, but not so much as, too many pens and few people who will cherish them in the future. 



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Posted 04 January 2019 - 12:44

Platinum's new line of Preppies is definitely a step in the right direction. The 991 is still a better deal though because you get a converter included and the pen can take standard international cartridges instead of those expensive proprietary Platinum cartridges, all for like half the price of a Preppy. Of course, that assumes you like the wet and broader line of the 991.

I was able to get extra fine unhooded nib 991 from jewelerymathematics on ebay. I don't know where he got it. but he somehow managed to get some for sale.



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Posted 30 January 2019 - 09:32

Two days ago, I found out both of my transparent Eye-dropped Jinhao 991s cracked from the twist section. One was at home and the other was at the office. I did not use them for a week. They were nice the last time I checked, and no one tinkered with them. I think it's because the heat change during the day and night, but to be honest I didn't think it would affect the body's plastic, unlike the cap.

 

It was a good run, but time to return to converter or to salvage nib and feed.

 

Although, the matte versions are still rock solid. No cracks anywhere whatsoever.



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Posted 31 January 2019 - 11:25

Platinum's new line of Preppies is definitely a step in the right direction. The 991 is still a better deal though because you get a converter included and the pen can take standard international cartridges instead of those expensive proprietary Platinum cartridges, all for like half the price of a Preppy. Of course, that assumes you like the wet and broader line of the 991.

Well I found some Platinum Black carts at Daiso for 2 dollars for 3 carts. Daiso also had the Jinhao carts for 2 dollars for 4 or 5 carts.







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