Category: Pen Reviews

Reviews of different office supplies and art supplies.

Pilot Precise V5 Pen
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The Pilot Precise V5: Pleasant Supplies

Clocking in at around $1.80, the Pilot Precise V5 is one of the best budget pens I’ve ever reviewed.

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12 More Night Gallery Episodes That Will Haunt Your Previously Underwhelming Nightmares

A couple of things: 1. When I say “episodes” I mean “segments,” and 2. This is a top 12, so… read more 12 More Night Gallery Episodes That Will Haunt Your Previously Underwhelming Nightmares

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Trapped on a Desert Island: Besides Crushing Despair, Which Other 4 Art Supplies Do I Take With Me?

I know, I know, it’s supposed to be three items, but for the sake of depth it’s four this time…. read more Trapped on a Desert Island: Besides Crushing Despair, Which Other 4 Art Supplies Do I Take With Me?

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Thanos Snapped and Half My Ink Disappeared

Sakura Pigma Microns are some of the finest illustrating pens ever made. The ink flows perfectly and the metal tips… read more Thanos Snapped and Half My Ink Disappeared

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The New Pentel Sharp Goes Metal, But We’re Talking Stryper

The Pentel Sharp P207 (or P205 for that matter) changed the whole game: perfect weight, perfect grip, supreme sturdiness, and… read more The New Pentel Sharp Goes Metal, But We’re Talking Stryper

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You Can Have My Brush Pens When You Pry Them From My Cold Grey IV Hands

I really can’t express just how much a simple set of grey Faber-Castell Pitt Pens can add to your work…. read more You Can Have My Brush Pens When You Pry Them From My Cold Grey IV Hands

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The Pentel Click Eraser is Not Unlike a Lethal Army Ranger

  For most of my erasing I use a Paper Mate White Pearl eraser, but before I go full-in on… read more The Pentel Click Eraser is Not Unlike a Lethal Army Ranger

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Red Co’s Impressions Notebook is a Genetic Freak With Two Tails

To be totally candid: I’m just trying out different notebooks that cost less than Moleskine’s, the “budget alternatives” if you… read more Red Co’s Impressions Notebook is a Genetic Freak With Two Tails

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It’s Not the Size of the Pencil, it’s the Color of the Lead

I heard Jim Lee (THE top comic artist of the last 20 years) speak long ago about non-photocopy blue pencils…. read more It’s Not the Size of the Pencil, it’s the Color of the Lead

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The Pentel GraphGear 800 WILL Get Your Mom’s Number.

I spent years using the trusty Pentel Sharp P207, but a couple of years ago, my favorite mechanical pencil became… read more The Pentel GraphGear 800 WILL Get Your Mom’s Number.

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The Pentel P207 is Like That Sniper from Saving Private Ryan, Except in This Scenario He’s Really Old and Shoots a Cow Every Tenth Shot.

The Pentel Sharp P207 is one of the finest mechanical pencils ever made. It’s weight is perfect, the grip is… read more The Pentel P207 is Like That Sniper from Saving Private Ryan, Except in This Scenario He’s Really Old and Shoots a Cow Every Tenth Shot.

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Dusty’s Pen Reviews: The Uni-Ball Vision Needle Runs Like it Has Warrants

I’m a big fan of the Pilot Precise V5 and I picked up a few of these Vison Needles thinking… read more Dusty’s Pen Reviews: The Uni-Ball Vision Needle Runs Like it Has Warrants