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I… want… one… pack!!!
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|Pen Type||Marker pen|
|Point Size(s)||Extra Fine Razor — (estimated 0.3mm)|
|Ink Color||5 – Black, Blue, Red, Green, Purple?|
|Approx Price||$1 – 1.60 for 1 pen|
Uni-ball Vision Elite has been my defacto pen for quite some time now. However, I recently have a new boss who magically turn my usually 5-task-per-day list into 30 (from what i still can’t tell is lack of planning or overwhelming number of “brilliant” new ideas from him). The first thing I did was change from college-rule paper to something finer. (Don’t ask me where/how i get something finer than college rule — i have my ways…) Then I noticed issues writing at that size with my Vision Elite.
So i thought to myself, what pen can produce (ridiculously) thin, precise and consistent lines? Why, it’s Pilot Razor Point! There are a number of reasons I don’t use it as my primary pen – its line lacks character (too consistent), gets scratchy after a while (the point “dies”), only 5 colors. But if there’s one thing it can do, and do very very well — it’s to provide (ridiculously) thin, precise and consistent lines 😀
Always wonder what the difference between this and Pilot Razor Point II is. As far as i can tell, the point/ink flow is same. Only the shape (and avail ink color) is different. The latter looks more cooperate-y. The “original”(?) looks kinda 70’s — which is part of the charm in my book anyway.
|Nib/Ink flow||4/5 (ink flow is very consistent, a bit scratchy toward later of pen life)|
|Design/Looks||4/5 (looks a bit 70’s?? which could be a charming, retro thing.. the black body is fine.. the other colors can look a bit tacky)|
|Grip/Balance/Weight||3/5 (grip is same material as rest of pen, balance and weight is fine w/o the cap)|
|Construction||4/5 (well made, not refillable though — i don’t think)|