Jinhao X450
B

Based on 97 reviews

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  • Great for beginners
  • Pen is a good value for the price
  • Writes smoothly and reliably
  • Feels comfortable in hand
  • Nib is flexible, but not too soft or hard to write with

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No disappointments at all with these pens.
This is a long, detailed review*. If you just want a quick summation skip to the bottom. If you want an in-depth account of my observations of this product read on ... I have both the green marble and the red marble (or whatever Jinhao calls the color, it's the same as the green only it's dark red)....
5/5
S.L.
8 years ago
amazon.com
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Fabulous Quality
As I am enjoying writing in my Hobonichi A6, I had to pause to share this review with y’all! This Jinhao X450 has a substantial weight which feels good in the hand. I weighed it at 44 grams. That’s more than twice the 21gram weight of my TWSBI Eco. The M nib has a gorgeous gold color with silver acc...
5/5
Marcell
3 months ago
amazon.com
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Jinhao X450 Review (and fakes) - Unaudited
Subsequent times get much easier. Most standard #6 nibs, except Noodler’s (topic for another time), will fit fine in this pen and will write really well.
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4 months ago
inksandpens.com
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Wow, the amount of detail and precision you can get is amazing. I know to those who own a loupe this is a no brainer, but to any collector, hobbyist, writer, enjoyer, or tinker-er it is a powerful tool to turn a mediocre pen into a stellar writer. I had pens which I had no idea were misaligned set back to the way they should and can actually feel a difference (particularly a Lamy Vista and Jinhao x450).
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Dominodd-
1 year ago
reddit.com/r/fountainpens
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Pen Review: Jinhao x450 — The Gentleman Stationer
The Goulet Pens 1.1mm Stub Nib fits perfectly into the Jinhao x450.
Here’s the deal with Jinhao fountain pens
I then got the Jinhao X450 in Gold and Green Marble, which also has a nice heft and passable nib. One main difference with the x750 is the ribbed grip, which I like. Knock on wood: I have not had any issues with leaks or outright terrible nibs with these pens
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4 months ago
penspencilsplus.com
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pretty good pen
After cleaning and setting up the nib this writes beautifully. It's not perfect. The color is almost black unless it is in very strong light. The finish was immediately dinged by my boyfriend before he ever even wrote with it. The nib is wider than some may like. However, it writes smoothly, has a n...
4/5
T.Mogilner
7 years ago
amazon.com
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Early thoughts on the Jinhao 159 fountain pen.
This Jinhao nib is very smooth and produces a good medium line. It is not a feedbacky nib but my experience so far shows that it copes well with smooth papers, with no skips. There is no downward pressure needed, to make for tiring writing
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4 months ago
rupertarzeian.com
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Pen Review: Jinhao X450
In the case of the Jinhao X450, however, I have to say that I am completely floored by the quality to value ratio.
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4 months ago
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What's your unpopular fountain pen opinion?
That the Jinhao X450, however cheap it may be, is not worth it if you think you are going to write with it a lot for more than 6 months. The snap cap loosens up really quickly, the grip paint peels off, it can hurt your middle finger when the pen rests on it, and the gold plated trims damage very easily.
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Etienwantsmemes
1 year ago
reddit.com/r/fountainpens
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Specs

Product Dimensions

5.55 x 0.55 x 0.55 inches

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer

No