Galen Leather Single Leather Fountain Pen Sleeve Review

Every day carry (EDC) of a fountain pen can be tricky business. Unlike the ever popular $3 USD Zebra F-301 or the $1.20 Pilot G2, fountain pen tend to be a little more valuable. So owners are going to be understandably more protective of their Pilot Vanishing Points and Metropolitans.  After all, pens are not all […]

Galen Leatherworks No. 55 Leather Field Notes Cover Review

Galen Leather is run by a brother and sister team out of Istanbul, Turkey. They specialize in handmade leather goods and have a growing line of products for stationery nerds like me. The No. 55 Leather Field Notes Cover is a beefy cover made out of 2-4mm vegetable tanned cow leather with room for a […]

Noodler’s Park Red Review

  Noodler’s Park Red Paper: Clairefontaine 90g Pen: Lamy Safari EF Flow: Excellent Shading: Barely Bleedthrough: None Feathering: None Dry Times: Average Notes An incredibly well behaved red ink my experience. It’s a nice communist red in a shade I have been looking for. It is just dark enough for casual note taking, but vibrant […]

Noodler’s Park Red Cheap Paper Review

It’s exam season, so it’s only fitting I start with a review on my cheap filler paper from Hilroy as I’ve been going through stacks of them. I was quite impressed with Noodler’s Park Red’s performance. The feathering was extremely minimal, even with thicker nibs like my broad (posing as a fine) nib on my […]

Noodler’s #41 Brown Cheap Paper Review

Noodler’s #41 Brown Cheap Paper Review Let’s start this review with a Japanese EF nib in the form of the Pilot Penmanship. It is a bit light, but almost no feathering. I’m unsure if I would use this ink regularly in such a fine nib. Let’s move up to an F to M nib found […]

TWSBI VAC 700 Fountain Pen Review

The TWSBI Vac 700 ‘s introduction a few years ago was met with both excitement and frustration. I remember Fountain Pen Network being extremely excited by the prospect of a value priced vacuum filler, but the initial release had problems with the nib and feed resulting in many Vac 700s writing extremely dry. The clear […]

Platinum #3776 Century Fountain Pen Review

One of the boring things about university life is the fact exams should be written in blue, blue-black, or black ink. For a fountain pen geek who enjoys the full rainbow of colours, the choice is either keep a school ready colour in constant rotation at all times or partially fill a pen each time […]

Davis Leatherworks Simple Notebook Cover Review

Chris Davis at Davis Leatherworks creates lovely handmade leather items. He does card holders, belts, and wallets, but he’s probably best known around the stationery circles for his Simple Notebook Covers. Anyone who has seen the Midori Traveller’s Notebook has probably experienced the following steps: Step 1 – Have the Midori Traveller’s Notebook  catch your […]

Sailor Jentle Sky High Review

Unfortunately I can’t seem to get a really great photo that shows off the incredible red sheen this ink has. It’s absolutely addictive! Sailor Jentle Sky High Paper: Clairefontaine 90g Pen: Century 3776 EF/TWSBI Vac 700 w/ Knox 1.1mm Stub Flow: Slightly Wet Shading: SomeBleedthrough: None Feathering: None Dry Times: (Long) Cheap Paper Notes Sky […]

Pilot Cavalier Fountain Pen Review

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 […]