Based on 61 reviews
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- Great for beginners
- Unique design
- Comes in many colors and designs
- Uses a piston fill mechanism
A decent, inexpensive, semi-flex fountain pen
I currently own three Noodler's Ahab Flex pens and am about to order a 4th as a gift for a friend. Of the three that I own, one has some flow issues and will dry up if I don't use it every single day; even when I do, it railroads and skips frequently. This pen has been retired to the "Junk Pen Drawe...
Noodler's Ahab Flex Fountain Pen Review — The Pen Addict
I was drawn to the Noodler's Ahab by three things: 1) The price of the pen is amazing. For $20 you receive a well crafted and solid fountain pen. As this was my first pen with a flexible nib this seemed to be an extraordinarily reasonable price for my newest pen adventure
Anyone cap out at beneath $100?
Any of those pens will provide a pleasant gold nib writing experience that will last a lifetime. Once you go above that price point I think you are paying more for the materials and brand names rather than the writing experience. You could also get a lot of enjoyment from sub $100 vintage pens if you're willing to do minor restoration work. And I love my Noodler's Ahab and Konrad which are both $20 dollar pens.
Noodler's Ahab vs. Noodler's Konrad: Fountain Pen Battle
To sum it up, I love the Noodler’s Ahab because:. Lots of color options, including demonstrators. Large size with interesting design details
The reviewers were right on this one; it's hard to get the flex!
I was hopeful that people were just critical but it was a regular pen with a slight bit of flex if you press really hard and then it was minimal line differential...see photo for details. Bummed that I had to send it back. And, the smell was awful! Given the price point, it's definitely not living u...
6.0 x 1.0 x 1.0 inches