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New Penbbs 350 - Namisu Ixion Copy?

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#1 jekostas

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Posted 22 March 2018 - 16:55

Seems like a pretty obvious copy unless there's another brand that did this design first?  Doesn't have the finial or tassie, but it's pretty close.

 

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https://www.ebay.ca/...g-/263563679034



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#2 Ted A

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 04:09

Looks like a copy of a Kaweco Sport with minor modifications. But so does the Ixion.
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#3 sdbruder

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 04:23

I have an Ixion. Its so much the same! 



#4 Mech-for-i

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 11:23

sure look like so ..



#5 IndigoBOB

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 11:28

That does resemble an ixion.  Is a lovely pen.  

 

What material/type of metal is that?  Looks like an anodized aluminum.



#6 jekostas

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 16:32

According to the auction it's aluminum alloy.

 

 

Looks like a copy of a Kaweco Sport with minor modifications. But so does the Ixion.

 

PenBBS exclusively uses #6 sized nibs, so based on sizing I don't really think it's all that close to a Kaweco Sport.



#7 sdbruder

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 21:14

If they appear in another colours I think I will buy. Let’s wait and see.



#8 sdbruder

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 22:16

Oh. More colors:

 

 

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#9 sdbruder

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 22:21

And its already in taobao: https://item.taobao....04899&ttid=wbid



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Posted 23 March 2018 - 22:29

Looks like the Delike Alpha series - probably alum - brass which I prefer would probably be too heavy



#11 Mech-for-i

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 13:56

well its on retail shelf online, it said Aluminum, surprise surprise, it include an interchangeable rollerball housing ; this is going to be interesting , that might be a good candidate for making a matched pair

 

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#12 holgalee

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 14:25

Any ideas how heavy is the pen?

#13 RocketRyan

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Posted 24 March 2018 - 14:48

Some quite nice colour options by the look of it

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 04:03

I'm curious about what the weight is as well, especially uncapped.



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Posted 28 March 2018 - 01:09

Holy... This looks very much like Ixion! I have one but if this is lighter and have a #6 nib I'd be interested in it..

#16 jekostas

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Posted 28 March 2018 - 03:17

Holy... This looks very much like Ixion! I have one but if this is lighter and have a #6 nib I'd be interested in it..

 

All PenBBS pens use #6 nibs, but they're a touch shorter than those from makers like Bock or Jowo and don't always swap cleanly.



#17 jekostas

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Posted 08 April 2018 - 19:40

Looks like there is a brass version of this pen.

 

https://www.ebay.ca/...goAAOSw6ZZayZo~



#18 PotatoJesus

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 17:34

I'm curious about what the weight is as well, especially uncapped.

The aluminum pen weights 22g and the brass one is 58g. I asked them on their Etsy page



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Posted 15 April 2018 - 18:15

Have you guys noticed that Penbbs nibs kinda look like Sailor?







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