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    Default Re: Unsure on these

    Wow, they look at least cool, thanks for the link

    But I would never could justify myself such a price.
    Clearly paying the price for a designer piece, not with respect to the writing device excellence.

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    Metal grips. Sadly not for me.
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    Default Re: Unsure on these

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Metal grips. Sadly not for me.
    I also do not prefer metal sections. Only a handful of pens that I would consider with metal sections such as Graf von Faber-Castell pens.
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    not my style, hope they sell though.
    I like these better:

    https://quillandpad.com/2018/03/14/g...rved-in-steel/

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    When I go metal, I go minimal:

    "When Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick;
    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

    ~ Benjamin Franklin

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    Default Re: Unsure on these

    Quote Originally Posted by penwash View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chrissy View Post
    Metal grips. Sadly not for me.
    I also do not prefer metal sections. Only a handful of pens that I would consider with metal sections such as Graf von Faber-Castell pens.
    I have a couple of Kaweco aluminium Sport pens and I genuinely don't notice they have metal sections when I write with them, but I try to not buy any pens with metal sections.
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    I have nothing against metal sections...

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    Default Re: Unsure on these

    +1 on the Montblanc Noblesse. I used to own one. Although I don't usually enjoy fine nibs, my Noblesse had a wonderfully smooth and generous fine nib. I'd still be using the pen except that the barrel's black enamel surface began flaking off. (Was told that this is a far from unknown problem with that enamel finish.) Obviously not a problem with an all-metal barrel.

    The metal section was perfectly all right to hold. But the roughened surface that prevented it from being too slick in my fingers picked up ink in its many tiny recesses, so that I needed to be assiduous about wiping the section clean after dipping it into an ink bottle.

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    Default Re: Unsure on these

    I think they look ugly. I wouldn’t pay 1% of the asking price for them.

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