Platinum Century with SF and UEF nibs

I have always wondered how similar are the Pilot Falcon and Platinum Century soft fine (SF) nibs. This curiosity was left on the back burner for several years because many fountain pen enthusiasts commented on how Platinum's SF nib does not flex as much compared to Falcon. Curiosity kills a cat. More than a year…

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In the Mood for Purple

Purple is my favorite color for as long as I can remember.  In this context, receiving a batch of purple ink to test out is almost a gift from above.  Since this friend is interested in finding a particular shade of purple, having swabs as reference would be helpful.  All ink names are written with…

Pilot Parallel

I have no clue why it takes me this long to try out Pilot Parallel, perhaps because I have lots of dipping pen nibs.  These pens have plenty of potentials and in my opinion, great for anyone who is learning calligraphy. The set comes with two mixable color cartridges (black and red), a converter for…

Pilot Petit3 Fude Pen

JetPens used to carry Pilot Petit series, but unfortunately it has been discontinued.  You can still find Petit1, 2 and 3 at Kinokuniya stores, or on MyMaido. **** As of November 7th, JetPens starts to carry the newer model of Petit series.  Click here to check them out!

Pilot Putimo Whilte Line

Apologies to those readers who prefer handwritten review, this one will be a typed one.  Several months ago, I received this cute correction tape from Azizah of Gourmet Pens.  I have not used correction tape for awhile because I had tendency to tear the tape while writing on top of it.  As expected, I was…