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Meet the Hero 616

Back in January, I wrote a few words about fountain pens, which may or may not be unexpected on a blog that sometimes occasionally very rarely discusses computers and technology and so on.

My basic recommendation back then was that the filling system a pen uses should be a major selection criteria for the would-be pen purchaser, not a distant afterthought. And because I like to be contentious, I recommended self-filling fountain pens with squeeze fillers as – quite aside from being, possibly, the pinnacle of user-friendly pen construction – the ideal “first pen” for those new to the bewildering world of, um, fountain pens.

Two pens I specifically recommended were the Wing Sung model 233, and the Hero model 616. Today, let’s take a look at the latter…
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Published in: Geekiness, General | on November 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment »