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[Amazon Canada] [Amazon.ca] uni-ball Signo 207 Retractable Gel Pens, Ultra-Micro Point, Black Ink, 12-Pack

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[Amazon Canada] [Amazon.ca] uni-ball Signo 207 Retractable Gel Pens, Ultra-Micro Point, Black Ink, 12-Pack

These pens are great for the price event at the regular price. At the current sale price of $18.52 they are already 41% off. Subscribe and save to bring the price down to $15.74. For another 2% off, don't forget your favorite cashback site.
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BabaBocher wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 7:12 pm
These pens are great for the price event at the regular price. At the current sale price of $18.52 they are already 41% off. Subscribe and save to bring the price down to $15.74. For another 2% off, don't forget your favorite cashback site.
PS everyone .. these are the ultra-micro points which are very uncomfortable to write with.
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Takada wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 7:21 pm
PS everyone .. these are the ultra-micro points which are very uncomfortable to write with.
they're actually excellent for science and engineering. the tips are 0.38mm so lines are quite fine. it also comes out as scratchy compared to the 0.5 or 0.7mm so probably not ideal for writing mostly words.
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Necetra wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 8:20 pm
they're actually excellent for science and engineering. the tips are 0.38mm so lines are quite fine. it also comes out as scratchy compared to the 0.5 or 0.7mm so probably not ideal for writing mostly words.
I find that North American stationery products get wider and wider (upwards of 1.0mm) while other countries, especially East Asia, gets finer and finer (I've seen and used down to 0.25mm), like the Pentel Slicci or the Pilot High-Tec C. Maybe it's just a difference of writing styles. East Asian writing is a bit more intricate i guess.
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calylia wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 8:49 pm
I find that North American stationery products get wider and wider (upwards of 1.0mm) while other countries, especially East Asia, gets finer and finer (I've seen and used down to 0.25mm), like the Pentel Slicci or the Pilot High-Tec C. Maybe it's just a difference of writing styles. East Asian writing is a bit more intricate i guess.
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They sell 8-packs of these for $4 at Dollarama. Probably the best pen value out there.
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Takada wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 7:21 pm
PS everyone .. these are the ultra-micro points which are very uncomfortable to write with.
+1

Give the Pilot Juice .5mm a try if you like a smooth writing fine point

Great deal if you like colour variety....https://www.amazon.ca/Pilot-Juice-Ballp ... uice+0.7mm

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For those looking for smooth writing, I recommend the Uniball Vision Elite. Picked up a 12 pack for $16 from Amazon end of November, instantly regretted not getting more packs. Been waiting ever since...
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Necetra wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 8:20 pm
they're actually excellent for science and engineering. the tips are 0.38mm so lines are quite fine. it also comes out as scratchy compared to the 0.5 or 0.7mm so probably not ideal for writing mostly words.
the Signo RT1 .38 are pretty smooth, but not the most comfortable to hold- the barrel is too thick IMO

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Looks like we got a bunch of pen fanatics in this thread. How about Pentel EnerGel pens? My favorite used to be Uniball Signo 207s but after trying EnerGel I don't think I can go back.
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I've always been a Pilot G2 Ultra Fine 0.38mm user, how do these compare and is it worth switching over to?
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Anyone tried the Pilot FriXion erasable?
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I'm curious if there much difference in Gel vs fast drying ink.
I love the Jetstream RT's but they're so expensive that I might look at these 207's if there's not much difference.
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Kfox wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 11:49 pm
Anyone tried the Pilot FriXion erasable?
- ink is lighter
- I preferred gel pen for writing
- great for things I know will erase and change, like doing math
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calylia wrote:
Jul 21st, 2017 8:49 pm
I find that North American stationery products get wider and wider (upwards of 1.0mm) while other countries, especially East Asia, gets finer and finer (I've seen and used down to 0.25mm), like the Pentel Slicci or the Pilot High-Tec C. Maybe it's just a difference of writing styles. East Asian writing is a bit more intricate i guess.
Yeah, I don't understand. Fine tips make even doctor's handwriting legible.
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