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Blackhorse
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Blackhorse

Age : 71
Location : Portland, Oregon Area
Registration date : 2010-10-23

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PostSubject: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 1:56 am

Batting 1000 recently. Another Jinhao pen, the 9009...another winner...five bucks. I ordered a hooded version of the pen (fine nib) but was sent a non-hooded version (medium nib) by mistake. At first I was PO’d but went ahead and flushed it with water and Dawn dish soap, followed by a thorough clear water rinse and paper towel dry. Filled the little beauty (which is a Claret color) with my favorite red ink...Diamine Red Dragon. Boy howdy, does the pen write well...a nice easy medium line that’s just the ideal wetness. The nib is very smooth with no scratchiness in any direction...so the tines are aligned properly. Just excellent. Very pleased.


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Richard Burley

Richard Burley

Location : North Coast NY
Registration date : 2011-04-09

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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 8:35 am

Looks like a friggin' ballpoint.
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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 10:06 am

Richard Burley wrote:
Looks like a friggin' ballpoint.


You just need a slight education as to what it is you’re lookin’ at RB. It’s all a matter of perspective, right? Just rotate the pen 90 degrees and the hooded nib becomes obvious. Cool


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Richard Burley

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Location : North Coast NY
Registration date : 2011-04-09

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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 10:10 am

Aha! A foreskin. How droll.
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Age : 71
Location : Portland, Oregon Area
Registration date : 2010-10-23

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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 10:16 am

Richard Burley wrote:
Aha! A foreskin. How droll.


Sorta like the design on my Lamy 2000. Another design I love.


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Age : 73
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15

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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 2:54 pm

That's like the nib configuration that was on the original Aurora 88 from 1948 thru the late 50's till the stopped making it. athe pen they call the 88 toady is nowhere near what it was ! Twisted Evil BTW, you said you were not sent a hooded nib but showed one in your pics. Do you have a pic of what you were sent ?
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Age : 63
Location : Cornelius, NC
Registration date : 2010-06-21

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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptySun Mar 25, 2018 3:09 pm

Wow, great penmanship too.
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PostSubject: Re: Scored again!   Scored again! EmptyMon Mar 26, 2018 12:59 am

This is the one the vendor sent...top shot is black, they sent claret like in bottom shot.


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