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earthdawn
June 25th, 2013, 01:17 AM
Well it arrived and the review is up ... Thanks to those who helped me decide it was indeed the clipless version I should get. It was the right decision for me.

LOVE this pen.

This weeks review is of the TWSBI Micarta version 2

Making it of Micarta was a great idea as it has a nice warm feel and a very rugged appeal about it. This updated version now sports a JoWo nib instead of the Bock nib it had before. It also has a cap liner to keep the nib from drying out. This was a problem for some who had the original. It also ships inside a TWSBI journal notebook. Pretty neat marketing idea too being that they just released their new notebooks about a month ago. It writes with a nice even and smoth line. No dry nib here, which was another complaint about the original. While mine came with the logo on the cap slightly askew it is a great pen that is really different but pleasant and fun to write with.
On a final note, being it takes a #6 nib I removed it and placed a Delta Fusion stub nib into it for a test drive... easy and fun. I show that in the last 3 minutes of the video.

http://i880.photobucket.com/albums/ac10/thevaporcafe/Micartanib_zpsf789828c.png (http://s880.photobucket.com/user/thevaporcafe/media/Micartanib_zpsf789828c.png.html)
http://i880.photobucket.com/albums/ac10/thevaporcafe/36CE55C5-0143-48FA-AD44-8C7A6A90E9C1-1847-0000010403BEC17E_zpsd1eb9a60.jpg (http://s880.photobucket.com/user/thevaporcafe/media/36CE55C5-0143-48FA-AD44-8C7A6A90E9C1-1847-0000010403BEC17E_zpsd1eb9a60.jpg.html)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQxHgAafgEw&feature=share&list=UU5RdWMwO5ejwenafuCwyhqg

Raysclim
June 25th, 2013, 07:08 AM
Nice review! I am Waiting for mine to arrive. Looking forward

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