The Pilot Cavalier is probably one of the most underrated fountain pens in Pilot’s line. It is almost completely ignored in favour of the Pilot Metropolitan, the offerings from TWSBI, and the Lamy Safari. I originally purchased the Cavalier after my positive experiences with the Hi Tec C Cavalier. The pens are available in a variety of colours with gold trim with prices starting at $28 USD. The nibs are unique to the Cavalier and are available in Eastern fine and medium.
This month, I have very lucky to have Ed Jelley of EdJelley.com showing off his loadout. Here’s what Ed had to say about his current loadout:
Left to Right:
Nakaya Neo Standard in Kuro-Tamenuri – Medium Soft Nib – Diamine OxbloodConklin Crescent Filler – 1.1mm Stub Nib – Stipula Verde MuschiatoLamy 2000 – Binderized Medium Nib – Rohrer & Klingner SalixKaras Kustoms Ink Prototype – Medium Nib – Noodler’s Bad Blue HeronKaras Kustoms Render K G2 – 0.4mm Black Pilot Hi-Tec-C RefillTWSBI Mini Classic – Fine Nib – Pilot Iroshizuku Fuyu-SyogunTactile Turn “Mover” Prototype in Raw Aluminum – 0.38mm Pilot G2 RefillField Notes Drink Local Edition IPA