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Kop Vs Custom Urushi/845 Vs Nakaya Vs Izumo

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Poll: Kop Vs Custom Urushi/845 Vs Nakaya Vs Izumo (53 member(s) have cast votes)

KoP vs Custom Urushi vs Nakaya vs Izumo

  1. Sailor King of Pen (10 votes [18.87%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.87%

  2. Pilot Custom Urushi / 845 (12 votes [22.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.64%

  3. Nakaya (19 votes [35.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 35.85%

  4. Platinum Izumo (8 votes [15.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.09%

  5. Others (4 votes [7.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.55%

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#61 mke

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 05:32

> stopped buying pens when my 24-pen case filled up

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#62 peroride

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 06:44

I voted for Pilot but after comparing M and MF #30 neither can "beat" my Sailor KOP M

 

Pilot out of the box is like overly smooth for my personal taste at least the M and really wet and thick like a western medium. 

 

The MF is better with more controlled flow but I'm slowly getting wide in the nibs.

 

My wife does enjoy the Vermilion however, both in look and feel 

 

though she thinks it needs to lose weight (girth)  :D

 

She ranked the MF above Sailor M.

 

Honesty you cannot go wrong with either, Custom Urushi or KOP 

 

At this range, you get real quality.

 

I would like to try Nakaya Elastic M someday though but only one has caught my eye and waay grail away. Maybe when I retire.



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Posted 15 August 2019 - 01:53

I voted for Pilot but after comparing M and MF #30 neither can "beat" my Sailor KOP M

 

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Honesty you cannot go wrong with either, Custom Urushi or KOP 

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At this range, you get real quality.

 

 

 

 

I have had very similar experience with the pilot custom and KOP.    

 

In fact, I am so impressed with the KOP, that if  could do it all over again, I would have purchased 2 KOPs  instead of  going the route of    one pilot and one KOP.

 

I was ok with the pilot  girth and weird  design, due to the amazing nib, but  when you get an  even  better nib on a stunner like the KOP ebonite, then why even touch  the Pilot.

You guys are right, this pilot pen should lose some weight   :)


Edited by salmasry, 15 August 2019 - 16:00.


#64 Betweenthelines

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 13:57

One way the Custom Urushi trumps the KOP is the filling system / ink capacity. The Con-70 holds a decent amount of ink whereas the Sailor converter is minuscule. This may lead to the Pilot getting more use by me.

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 22:23

One way the Custom Urushi trumps the KOP is the filling system / ink capacity. The Con-70 holds a decent amount of ink whereas the Sailor converter is minuscule. This may lead to the Pilot getting more use by me.

 

That is very true.  Sailor converter is not  a good match to the KOP.  I saw some claims before that the gold version of the converter that is being shipped with the KOP is larger capacity than the typical Sailor converter, but that is not correct as far as I can see.



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Posted 16 August 2019 - 00:22

I think there are two versions of the converter for KOP, both with poor capacity. The cartridges have far better capacity.

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#67 salmasry

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Posted 16 August 2019 - 00:39

I think there are two versions of the converter for KOP, both with poor capacity. The cartridges have far better capacity.

 

Does one have more capacity than the other?   I would definitely be interested in getting a larger capacity converter, even if it is still not great capacity in absolute terms.







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