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TWSBI Diamond 580 Fountain Pen

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Our Price: $70.00
Note: The Stub 1.1mm is $5.00 extra.



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TWSBI Diamond 580 Fountain Pen.

TWSBI fountain pens have become one of the most popular companies with a loyal following that's growing by the day. With a name inspired from centuries of classic Chinese calligraphy and culture, TWSBI has come from over 40 years of manufacturing in plastics and metal to create a fountain pen balancing modern aesthetics and mechanical function. Traditional writing instruments have been redesigned to become the perfect tool for our modern world. The 580 is now the third model in the line - the 530 and 540 are discontinued - and has taken into account the finest details for improvement with each new model. It now has increased ink capacity, smoother mechanisms and increased strength in its cap and barrel. This pen features clean metal chrome finishes on its clear body, allowing you to see all its parts. and the piston fill mechanism is clean and smooth, and holds a considerable amount of ink. Best of all - you can fully disassemble your pen so you can clean it properly and easily. Simple and elegant, yet completely usable for everyday writing. The cap does not post on the back of the pen.

Comes with a small vial of silicone grease and a wrench for disassembly.

Dimensions: Capped 5.6 inches (Posted 7 inches)
Weight: 28g

Please note that no ink comes with this pen - use with any type of bottled fountain pen ink.

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Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 19 Write a review »

  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Good midrange pen but did not last long October 27, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from N/A  
The pen is fantastic, however, after about a year or so of light use, the nib unit that connects to the body broke (exactly how another reviewer posted the ink started to leak into the nib section). The nib unit separates right below the threads for the cap, so as you write your constantly putting a bending stress on the black ink feed tube leading to failure. a My pen is currently in two pieces. This is defiantly a poor design flaw that could easily be remedied. Apart from that I have it in medium and writes super smooth with fantastic ink flow straight out of the box. Huge ink capacity and all the components are of good quality and are of great finish. I will purchase a new nib unit because I do really enjoy this pen.

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  0 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
 
My first demonstrator January 10, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
Based on a number of good reviews, I finally purcahsed this as my first demonstrator. Personally, I find the pen too large, as it is quite a bit bigger than the average pen. The Med nib I originally got was too big for marking up documents, so I bought a Fine nib, which is much nicer. However, I find the pen unattractive, and have since retired it in favour of smaller and better-looking pens.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
Best Fountain Pen I've owned to date November 10, 2016
Reviewer: Alex Luyckx from Milton, ON Canada  
The Diamond 580 is the third fountain pen I've used from the Jinhao and the Kwako, but this one takes the cake. First and foremost is the large ink resovior, I can literally write for a couple weeks before needing to refill it. Shorter if I'm writing more. But for daily use in my work it can last a couple weeks. And for refilling, nice and easy with the twist piston. And the Extra Fine nib makes for a beautiful writing experience. A solid performer for the price point.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Very good built quality August 28, 2016
Reviewer: Sudesh Katugampola from Mississauga, ON Canada  
Surprised by this. Very glad I purchased this. Extremely satisfied by the writing quality

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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
Breaks June 19, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
I've had this pen for about a year now and it was doing fine until one day I was writing and the section felt loose. It had been leaking ink into the section for a while now and i guess i should have seen that as the sign that the section would basically just break off. The TWSBI customer service is pretty good at getting you replacement parts, but as I try to get the broken bit of the section out of the inner threads, I'm creating new scratches. Basically I'm never getting another TWSBI pen.

Otherwise, the pen has good volume and it writes smoothly and is rather wet.

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