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Conway Stewart Duro 2A

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#1 alexander_k

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 23:17

It's been some time since I wrote these first impressions but there's little to add. The Duro remains a delight to behold and to use. I've kept it at home and take it out of its dark cupboard every other night to write a page or two just for the fun of it. It starts without hesitation and keeps on going. 

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#2 jchch1950

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Posted 18 March 2019 - 06:29

Nice handwriting. A Pen worth looking for it, but not very easy to find. Thanks for the review.

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Posted 27 March 2019 - 07:15

Thanks for sharing this story of restoration with us.

For me the Duro 2 and 2A are probably the best Conway Stewart pens ever produced. It’s quite subjective, but I love the design, the nibs and the writing ergonomics. The nib/ink combination looks wonderful with your handwriting.

If I was to neat pick, I would say the clip is a bit heavy for the overall line of the pen, but one could easily argue that a clip was missing from the original design as well.

Enjoy many pages of writing together!!
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#4 alexander_k

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Posted 27 March 2019 - 20:15

If I was to neat pick, I would say the clip is a bit heavy for the overall line of the pen, but one could easily argue that a clip was missing from the original design as well.

 

Thanks. I quite agree about the cap furniture. It's on the heavy side, especially for the length of the pen. Well, nobody's perfect and what matters most is the writing experience with the pen. In that respect the Duro cannot be faulted. 



#5 darazs

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Posted 28 March 2019 - 02:36

Thanks. I quite agree about the cap furniture. It's on the heavy side, especially for the length of the pen. Well, nobody's perfect and what matters most is the writing experience with the pen. In that respect the Duro cannot be faulted.


It is also my experience with those pens - they are excellent writers, which is the point of a pen indeed.
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#6 MalcolmH

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Posted 28 March 2019 - 11:20

What a beautiful pen. Thank you for sharing its stories.  :thumbup:

 

I'm lucky enough to have a black Duro 2.

 

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It too has the #6 nib, which is such a pleasure to write with.



#7 darazs

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Posted 28 March 2019 - 14:13

It looks in a very good shape MalcomH. I own a similar black one plus an Orange Casein and a 770M, each of them a pleasure to write with :)

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I must say this 2A would fit perfectly well with those three :D
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