When I first saw the Ohto Rays on JetPens, I wrote it off as another imported Parker Jotter clone. I remember thinking "there was no way this could live up to the legendary click mechanism of the Jotter," and "how good could a Parker-style refill be in a $4 pen?" The Jotter is basically the standard … Continue reading Ohto Rays Flash Dry Gel Pen Review
Recently a friend sent me a pen with a brief note indicating that this is, by a fairly wide margin, her absolute favorite pen and that I should review it. I agreed to take a look at it, thinking I would see another suitably functional but unremarkable rollerball or gel pen. What I received was … Continue reading Muji Stationery Review
After a particularly expensive and exhausting holiday season, I've decided to take a brief detour back to the foundation of this blog; pen and paper reviews on a budget. With that in mind, I picked up some new Pilot refills from JetPens in the hopes of finding a comfortable fine-line pen. THE RESULTS MAY SHOCK … Continue reading Get to the (needle)Point
The Signo DX is, by far, the finest gel pen I’ve ever owned. And I am speaking both in terms of line width AND overall quality. I picked up this pen after spotting it on the Pen Addict’s “Top 5” pen list of items available over the counter. The pen is available for purchase individually … Continue reading Signo, Meet G2. Play nice.