The world of fountain pens is amazing and Pilot Custom 92 with TWSBI 580AL are great examples of how pens can be so similar but also so different at the same time. For someone who is not a pen aficionado, they might as well seem same, apart from different colors of the barrels. In reality, the only thing they have in common is the filling mechanism.
I will spoil the fun and tell you right away, I love them both, but if I were to choose only one I would go with the Custom 92. Continue reading “Pilot Custom 92 vs. TWSBI 580AL”
There are instances where ballpoint is just a better tool than a fountain pen. Let it be a glossy surface of a business card, a laminated map when you hike somewhere, a crossword in a newspaper or an arrival card in the Immigration Hall when you travel to Hong Kong. In all these situations a fountain pen would be just a triumph of form over content. Continue reading “Pilot Acroball 0.7 review – ballpoint doesn’t get any better than this”
Someone more clever than I once said:
Marking a book is literally an experience of your differences or agreements with the author. It is the highest respect you can pay him.
(I Googled it, it was Edgar Allan Poe) Continue reading “Pilot FriXion Colors Erasable Marker”