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Chiefmanwillcatch
03-30-2008, 03:03 PM
Opening up and Testing those pens at the office store makes you look suspicious.

What kind do you use? Ones that are fluid and don't bleed all over the paper.

Rain Man
03-30-2008, 03:07 PM
I'm an ultra-fine point kind of guy. I like the precision and smooth flow of ultra-fine points.

As a left-hander, I can't use rollerballs or anything that doesn't dry immediately. Also, I don't know if it's the angle at which I hold the pen or something, but those rollerball pens always skip on me, and it drives me crazy.

Miles
03-30-2008, 03:21 PM
Sanford Uni-Ball Vision Elite .5mm.

http://uniball-na.com/main.taf?p=2,3,1

Kind of expensive for a disposable pen, but its the only fine point roller ball that I have used that never skips.

stlchiefs
03-30-2008, 03:22 PM
Rollerball: Papermate (the ones that are a sort of sky blue, not the bring royal blue)
http://www.discountofficesupplies.com/productCatalogWebApp/productdetail.do?rcompid=N&detailId=PAP33111&srchinterface=itemdetail&clientid=dos&in_merch=1


Fine Point: Sanford Uniball Grip
http://www.officeworld.com/Worlds-Biggest-Selection/SAN60709/08Q1/

Always go blue.

penchief
03-30-2008, 03:34 PM
Pilot Precise V5 Rolling Ball Extra Fine.

penchief
03-30-2008, 03:36 PM
Always go black.

stlchiefs
03-30-2008, 03:38 PM
Always go black.

It's always gotta be a race thing with you Mr. Pen. :D

Then again, you are the pen chief. (lame dad humor)

Rain Man
03-30-2008, 03:44 PM
I'm a big fan of the Pentel RSVP. Not meaning to be difficult, but I actually like the red ink. It's got aesthetic appeal and is good for both writing and editing.

http://www.reuels.com/reuels/Pentel_RSVP_Ball_Point_Pens.html

MIAdragon
03-30-2008, 03:46 PM
This one.
http://my.opera.com/Eddie_Lopez/homes/blog/1shredder_pen.jpg
A pen, a radio, and a shredder.

MIAdragon
03-30-2008, 03:46 PM
Pilot BP-S Fine point

penchief
03-30-2008, 03:53 PM
Then again, you are the pen chief. (lame dad humor)

And don't forget it!

OnTheWarpath58
03-30-2008, 03:56 PM
These rock, but are expensive for a disposable:

http://www.officemax.com/omax/catalog/sku.jsp?skuId=21078977&searchString=&productId=ARS24533&category_Id=cat220008

Rain Man
03-30-2008, 04:12 PM
These rock, but are expensive for a disposable:

http://www.officemax.com/omax/catalog/sku.jsp?skuId=21078977&searchString=&productId=ARS24533&category_Id=cat220008

A rollerball? What are you, some kind of savage?

OnTheWarpath58
03-30-2008, 04:16 PM
A rollerball? What are you, some kind of savage?


A right handed savage.

:D

alanm
03-30-2008, 04:18 PM
You guys are the nerdiest of nerds. :doh!:

Rain Man
03-30-2008, 04:22 PM
You guys are the nerdiest of nerds. :doh!:

Real men can't write. They paint pictures on cave walls. With the blood of their enemies.

Skip Towne
03-30-2008, 04:42 PM
I steal mine from the bank.

Baconeater
03-30-2008, 04:44 PM
I still use crayons.

stlchiefs
03-30-2008, 04:44 PM
I steal mine from the bank.

Oh, so you're THAT guy. You're the reason places have to chain down their pens. Talk about a savage. :)

mikeyis4dcats.
03-30-2008, 04:52 PM
I like those Uniball(?) with the little ink window in the side.

But for daily use I use a black ultra fine point Sharpie.

OnTheWarpath58
03-30-2008, 04:54 PM
But for daily use I use a black ultra fine point Sharpie.

Me too.

Rain Man
03-30-2008, 05:22 PM
A right handed savage.

:D


That's the worst kind.

stevieray
03-30-2008, 05:25 PM
there are lots of great pens...

I used to doodle with Flairs till they ran out of ink..

any other doodlers out there? like on the cover of the phone book?

evolve27
03-30-2008, 05:29 PM
Bic-blue ink pens.

Delano
03-30-2008, 06:33 PM
Uni-ball - Jetstream retractable.

1.0 mm point size.
http://uniball-na.com/img/productcatalog/lg_jetstreamrt.jpg

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 12:02 AM
there are lots of great pens...

I used to doodle with Flairs till they ran out of ink..

any other doodlers out there? like on the cover of the phone book?


Try those technical art pens are pretty cool. japan.


http://www.rexart.com/marker_aisle.html

Sakura Pigma Micron. $2.00
http://www.rexart.com/media/sakxsdk.gif


Rotring
$30.00

http://www.rexart.com/media/koh1550pens_lg.gif

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 12:04 AM
Evolve.

Bics = Shittiest pens ever invented. I would rather use a quill and ink well. Atleast they don't clog and skip.

Rausch
03-31-2008, 12:05 AM
I'm going to have to side with a dark leaded pencil.

Cheap and a bastard to erase/forge...

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 12:43 AM
I haven't tried those sharpies.

BigMeatballDave
03-31-2008, 01:41 AM
Bic are the most reliable.

BigMeatballDave
03-31-2008, 01:43 AM
Evolve.

Bics = Shittiest pens ever invented. I would rather use a quill and ink well. Atleast they don't clog and skip.Wrong. You must be thinking about PaperMate. I've used Bic for years and have never had a defective pen from them.

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 03:10 AM
Wrong. You must be thinking about PaperMate. I've used Bic for years and have never had a defective pen from them.


Papermate is better. Bics dry out. ink sucks too.

Sully
03-31-2008, 07:12 AM
Pilot G2 07

Braincase
03-31-2008, 09:15 AM
Chris

Dartgod
03-31-2008, 09:26 AM
http://www.orderofthescribes.com/quill%20pen1.jpg

Amnorix
03-31-2008, 09:39 AM
I am apparently Rain Man's separated twin -- lefty (so smudging is bad) and prefer fine points and hate pens that skip.

I found Pilot's "Better Ball Point Pens" years ago and haven't bothered to try anything else since. They're very good for cheapo disposables.

http://p.office1000.com/vp1/35011PIL.jpg

Amnorix
03-31-2008, 09:42 AM
You guys are the nerdiest of nerds. :doh!:

I have not yet begun to nerd!

I can quote Tolkien, extensively.

I play Dungeons and Dragons and other roleplaying games.

I wear glasses.

Behold!! I am NERD!!!


(alas, I'm not a computer geek and don't play LARPs, so I am not ultra-nerd. I do know people who fall into those categories, however, FWIW).

badgirl
03-31-2008, 12:42 PM
The Sharpie from the dollar stores are cheap and they are really great pens, they are refillable, but they are worth buying a few. If you like fine point pens these are great. If your a truck driver, they are the best for your log books. Not exactly disposable, but cheap enough that it doesn't matter.

alpha_omega
03-31-2008, 12:47 PM
Rollerball: Papermate (the ones that are a sort of sky blue, not the bring royal blue)
http://www.discountofficesupplies.com/productCatalogWebApp/productdetail.do?rcompid=N&detailId=PAP33111&srchinterface=itemdetail&clientid=dos&in_merch=1



Yep....those are the ones i use.

ChiTown
03-31-2008, 12:55 PM
I use these....

http://store.officeworld.com/ProductImages/united/LargePlus/PENBL40A_1_1.JPG

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 12:58 PM
http://www.orderofthescribes.com/quill%20pen1.jpg

Charles Shultz used a metal nibbed quill for 'peanuts'. Artists use them all the time.

ChiTown
03-31-2008, 12:59 PM
and these......

http://store.officeworld.com/ProductImages/united/LargePlus/SAN33950_1_1.JPG

Donger
03-31-2008, 12:59 PM
I don't really care, as long as the ink is blue.

Black ink is the scourge of humanity.

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 01:20 PM
Cool and nerdy website.
Pentrix - Pen Spinning Revolution (http://www.pentrix.com/)



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Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 01:23 PM
I don't really care, as long as the ink is blue.

Black ink is the scourge of humanity.

nah..........junk pens have dull ink,skip and dry out.

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 01:30 PM
.18 worlds thinnest gel. Don't know if they sell locally.

http://www.jetpens.com/product_info.php/products_id/368

Fishpicker
03-31-2008, 02:22 PM
Bic Cristal ball point pens

here's my proof http://fishpicker.deviantart.com/art/peach-behind-bird-27479250

micron pens are a close second.

Fishpicker
03-31-2008, 02:44 PM
I should add....

if you ever mark yourself (white shirts, T-shirts, whatever) with a ball point pen, AquaNet hairspray will get those marks right out. just spray and agitate with a dry towel/cloth.

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 04:14 PM
Bic Cristal ball point pens

here's my proof http://fishpicker.deviantart.com/art/peach-behind-bird-27479250

micron pens are a close second.

Nice

BigMeatballDave
03-31-2008, 04:52 PM
Papermate is better. Bics dry out. ink sucks too.Wrong, again. Papermate smears.

Chiefmanwillcatch
03-31-2008, 05:59 PM
that also means the ink is oily which is good. Helps it write better. Probably doesn't clog like those bic stick crap pens.

http://chiefsplanet.com/BB/attachment.php?attachmentid=77301&stc=1&d=1206919898