Caran d’Ache 849 Metal Ballpoint Review

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Caran d’Ache is a well known brand. A lot like the Victorinox swiss army knife and swiss chocolate many people have come to associate swiss products with quality. The Caran d’Ache brand is no different. They can be a brand you pay a good amount of money for and their fountain pen inks are no exception but I have only heard good … Read More

Pilot Down Force

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The Pilot Down Force has been on my radar for a while but never wanted it quite bad enough to order it from Amazon. It is just one of those pens that seemed intriguing due to its construction, appearance and price point. Plus i figured that I couldn’t go wrong as it is made by Pilot. I would put this … Read More

Mechanical vs. Wood: Don’t be Lead Astray.

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I think the great debate on Mechanical vs Wood Pencils is quite interesting. I am for sure not a pencil person and I don’t see really becoming one, pencils and I have an odd relationship. Everything I love about them is what causes everything I hate about them as well. I know there are a large number of people that hate … Read More

Sharpie Pen

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The Sharpie Pen series is probably the most disappointing but not because of the performance of the writing experience but because of the construction and style of the pen. They write wonderfully but I can’t over look all the other issues. First they don’t have but one model that is refillable. The Sharpie Pen fine point I like the feel … Read More

Pilot G2 Mont Blanc Mod

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Mont Blanc Pilot G2 Mod Yes, boredom got the best of me and I decided to do a mod of one of my Pilot G2 Gels to hold a Mont Blanc refill. Mostly I did it because well, I could and because I don’t own any Mont Blanc pens and I wanted to see how the refill performed, if it … Read More