Pilot Custom 74 Review

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Introduction Another week, another review. This one comes from one of my favorite retailers and supporters over at Pen Chalet. The pen in this case is the Pilot Custom 74. I heard so many great things about this pen and well, am a sucker for Pilot anyway so I took the plunge on this great pen to added to my … Read More

Pilot s20 Ballpoint Review

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Introduction It has been a while since my last non-fountain pen review so let’s take a look at the Pilot s20 deep red ballpoint I picked up from JetPens. These days it takes a little bigger price point and built quality to get me excited enough to write a review of a non-fountain pen and while this pen won’t take … Read More

Platinum Preppy Review

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In this review I am going to focus on the Platinum Preppy, it doesn’t sound exciting but it is a great pen at a great value and does deserve a look. It fits in the same category as the Pilot Varsity, as it is of similar build and price but out ranks it as I see it. Here is why. … Read More

Edison Premiere Winter Edition (Review)

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Those in the world of fountain pens are probably familiar with the Edison Pen Co. A great story of a small pen company in the USA that makes every pen by hand.Thanks to @MyPenJourney on Twitter I got experience an Edison for the first time.┬áBut as you probably guessed this means that now Edison just jumped up higher on my … Read More

Zebra NuSprial Ballpoint Review

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After some time away from reviews, I am back and ready to take a look at the Zebra NuSprial. This pen was ordered from one of my favorite places to pen shop, JetPens. For many years now I have been a fan of the Zebra line. They are generally a sleek classically modern looking style of pen that is not … Read More

Sailor Sapporo Zoom Nib Review

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Today we are taking a closer look at the Sailor Sapporo Zoom nib. Sailor is known for a unique lineup of nibs. Some of them are hard to imagine that they are even functional. The Zoom nib has always been one that I thought would be the perfect nib and suite me very well. It seemed like a pen that … Read More

Lamy Pico Pocket Pen Review

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Thanks to Pen Chalet, today I am taking a look at the Lamy Pico pocket pen. As I have stated in my Lamy 2000 review my first fountain pen was a Lamy Safari. The Safari turned out to not be one of my favorite pens and I was hesitant buy them despite my love for their designs. However after being … Read More

Lamy 2000 Pen Review

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Ahhhh, the Lamy 2000, purely classic and probably just about any serious pen person has or wants. Ok, not everyone but pretty close. I have to be honest at first I had little interest in this pen. Don’t get me wrong I have always taken to the Lamy style since day one and this pen was no exception. It has … Read More

The Rotring 600

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Today I am talking Rotring, Rotring 600 that is. This pen took a long bit of consideration to pull the trigger on. As many know there is a good Rotring following and many models are discontinued. The only way to get your hands one one of these is to pay up! I have had my hands on a Tikky and … Read More

Kaweco AL Sport Raw

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Ahh… yes Kaweco, might I say king of the pocket fountain pen? Maybe, they certainly could make a case for it. Today I am taking a look at one of the finest examples of a pocket fountain pen. The AL raw is an upgrade to the ever popular Ice Sport. I picked up a fine Ice Sport at my local … Read More