Retro 51 Hex-o-Matic Ballpoint Review

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As I have stated before Retro 51 is a pretty neat company. They have stylish motos and boxing the Hex-o-Matic Ballpoint is not exception. Unlike the Tornado series the Hex-o-Matic is more of a industrial design with a metal hex body and round grip much like that of the Twsbi Precision ballpoint. The grip is textured and the refill is … Read More

Twsbi Mini Official Review

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Ok, so in the past I have used my Twsbi mini in several videos and used it to write ink reviews but today I am going to do the official review of the pen! In my opinion every pen collector and user should at least own one of these pens, I know in the past they have had their issues … Read More

Twsbi Precision Ballpoint Review

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Twsbi has been making a name for themselves by offering value pens such as the Diamond 580. Twsbi fountain pens are reasonable, practicable and reliable plunger style pens that have become popular with avid and beginner fountain pen users. But while browsing their site the other day I noticed that the also make what looked to be a stylish well priced … Read More

Retro 51 Tornado Classic & Mini Review

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First Impressions In many cases what makes a brand is their style. Retro 1951 is a writing company that is not short of character from the pen to the package they have a refreshing style. I have Tested out Two Retro 51 Tornados, a classic and mini. The mini is one I will add to my collection of pocket pens, … Read More

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

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