Pilot Custom 845

Based on 19 reviews

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  • Great for the price
  • Beautiful design
  • Smooth writing experience
  • No damage to the pen


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Ultra Luxury Options: The Pilot Custom Urushi Fountain Pen — The Gentleman Stationer
While I was initially hesitant to purchase this pen, due to both the combination of size and price, I have no regrets. You would be hard-pressed to find a better writing experience from Pilot: the urushi lacquer and lightweight ebonite barrel, combined with the comfortable shape and grip section, make this a pen I could use for hours regardless of the oversized barrel.
I bought the wrong converter (Con-70) for my Pilot Metro. What pen should I buy to fit this converter? Budget is less than $200
Lmao this post is peak /r/fountainpens.
I also vote for the Kakuno, though if you're really eager to spend the money there are a couple of the Pilot Custom pens that take the CON-70 and are very nice.
Amazing Pen, Arrived VERY early
No damage to pen and it arrived 2-3 weeks before it was supposed to. The pen itself is amazing, the Urushi has a very warm and interesting feel. I got this pen because it is the cheapest Urushi pen you can buy to the best of my knowledge. Nib is very large and unique, soft, but deffinetly not a flex...
charles curt
5 years ago
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Pilot 845
I just want to say that the whole experience of ordering this pen, from initial contact with Akira to final delivery, was absolutely wonderful. She found exactly what I was looking for and I had the pen in hand from the other side of the world in less than two weeks. The pen is absolutely perfect an...
Brandon K.. on Jun 19
53 years ago
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Pilot Justus 95... Wow...
At the softest setting, it writes like a Custom 67 (which I have in F, B, and C, if not like a Custom 845, which I have in BB or a Custom URUSHI, which I have in B). At the hardest setting, there is no hard start, very stable. You see in the second picture, the ink is "reserved" between the nib and the gimmick thingy, which prevents hard starts (only when setting is the hardest).
1 year ago
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Beautiful Finish and nib
This pen is gorgeous and the smoothest writer I have (medium nib). The Urishi finish and two-tone nib are stunning!
7 months ago
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Comparative Overview: Pilot Custom 823 & Custom 845 (Urushi) - Scrively - note taking & writing
Again, I hope the review is helpful and that you enjoy watching it! Quick Facts Pilot Custom 823, smoke black (also available in amber and clear transparent) Pilot Custom 845 Urushi, black (also available in vermillion) Resin barrel, translucentJapanese ebonite barrel, coated with layers of Urushi lacquerVacuum (power) fillerCartridge-/converter-filler (Pilot proprietary, comes with CON-70 pump action converter)14k gold nib18k gold nib, bi-color Available nib options: Fine (F), Medium (M), Broad (B)Available nib options: Extra Fine (EF), Fine (F), Medium (M), Broad (B)Price: ca. 335€ Price: ca. 639€ Picture Gallery Click on the photos to enlarge
4 months ago
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Pilot Custom 845 Fountain Pen - Vermillion Urushi
The Custom 845 is the newest series to launch in the Custom line of fountain pens for the United States. The Custom line was first introduced by Pilot in 1971 to create a range of fountain pens that are truly tailored to the users writing preferences. Each series in the Custom line offers distinctiv...
4 months ago
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It come with a ink converter cool
It is very nice pen I ever own. Nice and comfort .It worth for your money.
3 years ago
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What pen are you currently lusting over?
Pilot Custom 845. Not sure about the color yet. Also pretty much anything from Ryan Krusac, probably either a full wooden pen or one of the dragon pens made from antler. Don’t think I’m buying anything until next year though since I wanna enjoy my current pens more and bought a bit too many in recent months.
10 months ago
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