Pen Reviews

Review: Pilot Kakuno Doraemon Fountain Pen

The Pilot Kakuno Doraemon fountain pen is a special edition of Pilot's cheapest offering in the fountain pen market: the Kakuno. It features a lightweight plastic body commensurate with the price and a

Review: Pilot Custom 743 Fountain Pen

Woah, classy! The Pilot Custom 743 fountain pen is a lesser-known model of Pilot's outstanding lineup of Custom series fountain pens. It features a rather large 14k gold nib in size 15 of

Review: Rotring 600 Ballpoint Pen

The Rotring 600 ballpoint pen is the ballpoint variant of the classic Rotring 600. It takes a standard Parker-style refill that extends with a clicker mechanism. The Rotring 600 is pretty much a

Review: Parker Urban Rollerball Pen

The Parker Urban line of pens is one of Parker's mid-range pen offerings. I have the rollerball variant of the pen, but it also comes in a ballpoint version and, of course, as

Review: Sailor Pro Gear Fountain Pen

The Sailor Pro Gear fountain pen is a staple in the fountain pen community. It features a stunning 21k gold nib in a unique (but classy!) shape that deviates from the standard "cigar"