New Pen Day - Sailor Pro Gear

I recently passed my CISSP exam and rewarded myself with this Goulet Pens exclusive Stealth Green Sailor Pro Gear with a medium-fine nib.

Sailor Pro Gear

This pen is gorgeous. It is however quite short. It’s not much longer than a Pilot Prera which is a pocket pen. It actually fits my …

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New Pen Day - Pilot Custom 74

Pilot Custom 74

New Pen Day is always a good day! I was never really much interested in the Pilot Custom 74. The 92 and the 823 were of greater interest mainly because of their full-body fill mechanisms.

That was until Pilot came out with this seasonally inspired Blue Stone version. The 74 …

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New Pen Day - The Narwhal Peter Pen

Narwhal Peter Pen

Peters Draws is a super entertaining YouTuber whose videos are largely him drawring doodles with a fountain pen. Peter teamed up with Narwhal for this exclusive black-white-and-grey version of the classic Narwhal pen. Naturely, as a big fan of Peter Draws, I had to have one.

And holy smokes is …

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New Pen Day - LAMY 2000

LAMY 2000

The GOAT. A belated gift to myself on the occasion of my being promoted to a Director position. My first gold nib. It’s German. It’s a piston filler. What’s not to like? I don’t think I am a huge fan of hooded nibs in general, but …

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New Pen Day - LAMY Studio LX All Black

LAMY Studio LX All Black

I really enjoy my LAMY Studio Imperial Blue pen. I like it so much I even replaced the steel nib with a gold nib. But the chromed section makes it a bit of a challenge to use for extended periods of writing. The LX All Black edition has a rubberized …

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Old Pen Day - Rotring ArtPen

Rotring ArtPen

The one that started it all, more or less. I bought myself a Rotring ArtPen sometime around 1984 - 1986, so at around 12 - 14 years old. My Father was in the Canadian Military and we were living in Germany at the time. I recall doing some fountain pen related artwork …

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New Pens Day - LAMY Studio, TWSBI Diamond 580ALR

LAMY Studio Imperial Blue

A birthday gift from the Mum-in-Law! The LAMY Studio in Imperial Blue, and the TWSBI Diamond 580 ALR in Nickel Gray.

The LAMY Studio

So we’re off to a bit of a bad start with this pen. Lots of dry lines / false starts using the stock LAMY ink cartridge …

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