Jump to content

Arco Plastic Resin...



Rate Topic 0

Recommended Posts

  • Replies 63
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • sansenri

    9

  • como

    7

  • Seney724

    6

  • fpupulin

    4

For me, the new materials evoke more the vintage striated celluloids used by Montblanc and a few others more so than arco.

I wonder fi this is not the first step towards a new arco? There is a thick layer and a thin layer and, if you could just make the thick one thinner, you'd be most of the way there. As much as I would like to see a "new generation" arco in acrylic, I feel like Leonardo is intentionally staying away from the classic celluloids on purpose. I picked up the Blue Sorrento and I swear that, if they wanted to, they could make a pretty spot on Impero replica but have seemingly chosen not to. I think that may be the case here as well. It is close to arco, but intentionally not arco.

Link to post
Share on other sites

The Tredici is very nice as well.

 

I don't have a Leonardo yet, but I very much appreciate what they are doing. Both refining current models (like upgrading the MZ grande with an in-house piston), innovating on materials (like the Cuspide and the Jonathan Brooks LE), maintaining a relatively affordable (how much do the regular MZ's go for), and so on and on. They are pushing the market further, which I like.

 

 

The Tredici by the way reminds me of the (old style) Paragon, with the facets and the section. If they produce this as a regular model with MZ like resins, they could hit the jackpots once again

It does slightly, but the step down barrel to section is more evident and that is a design feature that can cause me not to purchase a pen...

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 4 months later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Announcements


×
×
  • Create New...