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♥ Twsbi Eco-T In Mint! ♥

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#1 taimdala

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 00:37

Hi everyone!

Has anyone seen the news about the new model of TWSBI Eco-T in Mint slated for release next week on 16 Dec 2019?

 

So far, I've seen it here, here , and here.

 

(Edited to add: And here.)

 

I have about 7 TWSBI Ecos and a single TWSBI Diamond 580, but I haven't yet purchased an Eco-T. Is the performance the same as an Eco or 580? Or is it different enough to warrant getting one?

I confess, the lovely translucent mint color is making it hard to resist buying it. It looks like the palest of chrysocolla, the gem-grade variety  ... which, had the pen parts been made of the actual gem material, would price this pen right out of a lot of people's budgets (but would have been hellaciously awesome!)

 

Anybody have an opinion about the Eco T they feel like sharing with a newbie?


Edited by taimdala, 13 December 2019 - 01:07.


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#2 Honeybadgers

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 00:52

The literal only difference between the Eco and Eco T is the triangular grip on the T. Every single other part of the pen is identical.


Edited by Honeybadgers, 13 December 2019 - 00:53.

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#3 taimdala

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 01:07

The literal only difference between the Eco and Eco T is the triangular grip on the T. Every single other part of the pen is identical.

 

 

When you say it's got a triangular grip, it's like the Lamy Safari or AL-Star? That doesn't sound bad or weird at all! Thanks, Honeybadgers. ♥


Edited by taimdala, 13 December 2019 - 01:07.


#4 Mongoosey

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Posted 13 December 2019 - 02:28

 

 

When you say it's got a triangular grip, it's like the Lamy Safari or AL-Star? That doesn't sound bad or weird at all! Thanks, Honeybadgers. ♥

 

It's not as defined as the Lamy's.  It's a milder Triangular Grip.

 

It adds a little more securement to the girp if you hold the pen in a tripod position, and makes it quicker for you to position the pen in your fingers.  TWSBI did a nice job with it.



#5 inkstainedruth

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Posted 14 December 2019 - 02:13

Okay, I can pass on this.  Not a color I like....  But thanks for posting the links.

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#6 taimdala

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Posted 14 December 2019 - 04:53

Okay, I can pass on this.  Not a color I like....  But thanks for posting the links.
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#7 Mongoosey

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Posted 14 December 2019 - 07:26

I like the Mint Blue color.

 

I usually prefer neutral colors cuz I'm "boring" like that lol.

 

I remember having a lime green/yellow Eco, and I loved the color, but that certainly did stand out lol.

 

I do like the Clear Demonstrator Eco's, but I prefer the solid color Eco's over the transparent color Eco's, and I think TWSBI did a good job with this solid color.  

 

The Mint Blue is "refreshing".



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Posted 15 December 2019 - 13:57

The literal only difference between the Eco and Eco T is the triangular grip on the T. Every single other part of the pen is identical.



Not quite true: the cap end and the piston knobs are also different shapes. The Eco-T cap end and piston knob are roughly triangular/3-sided, as opposed to the multi-faceted shapes on the standard Eco.

Edited by migo984, 15 December 2019 - 14:00.

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#9 Arkanabar

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Posted 18 December 2019 - 22:23

In the normal course of events, nothing would induce me to have a pen with a triangular section.



#10 IThinkIHaveAProblem

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 00:20

Thank you for posting!

Xmas gift now taken care of! :)
Just give me the Parker 51s and nobody needs to get hurt.





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