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Alvin Penstix .7mm

A black "India ink quality" permanent marker for graphics, technical drawing and all fine writing.

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Clean and Precise

  • Nov 28, 2009
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+5
A friend of mine that has to do a lot of technical drawing gave me one of these and I was rather impressed. A couple things really caught my eye:

- The extra dense ink doesn't blead nearly as much as comparable pens.
- The felt tip gives it a softer feel than my usual uni-ball Vision Needle.
- The lines have less excess at endpoints and inflection points.

All-in-all, the even ink distribution and general cleanliness make great lines for technical draftings or big bold illustrations.  I use one whenever I have to fill out a tiny legal form.

The body of the pen warns that you should recap it when not in use - do not take this warning lightly.  This thing dries up faster than funding for the arts.

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