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Pen: Pelikan Steno P470

Pen: Pelikan Steno P470

The Pelikan Steno is an unusual fountain pen designed for use by steno writers. Most modern fountain pens have fairly stiff nibs. They bend slightly when you press down on them, which makes the writing more comfortable, but the nib doesn’t widen much. On the Steno, the extra-fine steel nib is flexible enough to allow […]

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in New, Pens | Read More »

Fisher Telescoping Space Pen

Fisher Telescoping Space Pen

This site was written for geeks, and if you are one, you will already know that the Fisher Space Pen was invented by Paul Fisher for use in the space program. It uses a pressurized cartridge, and an extra-thick ink (which stops the ink from getting pressurized all over your space capsule). It can can […]

November 29th, 2010 | Posted in New, Pens | Read More »

Pilot Decimo fountain pen

Pilot Decimo fountain pen

Some Pitman writers will swear that the best way to write Pitman shorthand is with a fountain pen. I went through a phase of trying various fountain pens to see if any of them suited me. The Pilot Decimo was one. It’s one of a range of pens from Pilot (also sold under the name […]

November 29th, 2010 | Posted in New, Pens | Read More »