Caran d'Ache 849
Based on 36 reviews
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- Great for writing
- Slippery and hard to write with
- Excellently made
- Comes in many colors and designs
- Uses a parker style refill
a bit slippery to hold
I love the model 849. This pen is slippery and hard to write with. The Caran D'Ache 849 are a superb/excellent pen so buy another color and you will love it. These shiny metalic colors are to slipper to hold on to. This brand of pens is one of the best, along with the Fisher Space Pen. It's just the...
8 years ago
Writes really well but not sure of the consistency
I love these pens. I have 3, one with a black, one with a blue, and one with a red cartridge. They write really smoothly for the most part. However, I did have once cartridge (a black one) that didn't write as well as the others. I just threw that one out since I had an extra black one, and the extr...
11 years ago
Good pen for student who goes through a lot of ink.
Gels and hybrids rather less, and rollerballs a *lot* less. You appear to be in the UK, so visit CultPens (https://www.cultpens.com/) and look for an all-metal ballpoint pen that takes Parker-type (ISO G2, not Pilot G2) refills, and you'll find a lot of possible refills if you don't like what comes with the pen. Perhaps a Caran d'Ache 849 to start? They'll take the Parker-type refills with just a little effort, are one solid piece of aluminum, and about the size of a wooden pencil.
2 years ago
This is a stunning pen. The action is smooth, it writes well, it looks beautiful. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is that it is too small for my hand and is slippery - writing longer than a few sentences requires repositioning in my hand - a small quibble. My daughter has one as well (diffe...
J Derek Mereweather
4 years ago
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