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Pilot G-2.

Discussion in 'Pens, Pencils, Notebooks, and Notebook Covers' started by jackknife, Oct 2, 2020.

  1. jackknife

    jackknife Loaded Pockets

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    For literally 50 years I carried and used an old Cross ball point pen as my writing tool. It worked well, and had sentimental attachment since my dad gave it to me when I enlisted in the army. He told me to write home every week and I did, no matter what corner of the world I found myself in.

    But...age and the revenges of time has gifted me with some arthritis issues in my hands, and the skinny smooth body of the Cross is now a castle to use. I've been using much to my surprise, a Pilot G-2 that chance put in my way when I had to sign some papers. I love the smooth, almost fountain pen feel of the thing as I write. Not to mention the vivid lines of blue are easier on the old eyes to read and keep track of.

    Anyone else a fan of the Pilot G-2???

    I've been using the 07, but lately picked up a 10, and its a very vivid flowing line of ink on the paper. Makes signing a check almost fun.
     
  2. kukla

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    Yes, big fan of the G-2 here.
    The pens last forever, comfortable to hold, refills available & inexpensive.
    Wish the ink was waterproof, though.
     
  3. Jim Hughes

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    There are several Pen makers Products that will accept a G-2 refill. Pilot Metropolitan is my current Fave. Kara's Kustoms and Tactile Turn take them. I love the Black ink in 0.5 or thinner lines.
     
  4. Sentinel-14

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    Big fan of the Pilot G2, especially in 0.5mm. I use the regular G2 click pen at work, and I carry a G2 cartridge in my pocket-carried Machine Era Original Pen.
     
  5. Bad Company

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    Big fan of the Pilot G2.
    What is even better is that many pens are refill compatible with the G2.
     
  6. Tesla

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    This is the reason I moved away from the G-2. Getting water on something you wrote doesn't happen every day, but often enough to look for an alternative. The hybrid inks (like Schmidt Easy Flow) give a good writing feel similar to gel, while combining better water resistance. Any of the hybrid ink pens are a good choice for Rite in the Rain type products, as are Sharpies---unless you're literally writing in the rain--then a Space Pen refill works better.
     
  7. ecksdog

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    Any of the Uniball rollerballs are as nice as
    G2’s and have waterproof inks.
     
  8. smokingfish

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    I love the way G2 writes. Very smooth.
     
  9. adnj

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    I prefer the G2 to the Uniball. I really like to take notes with the 0.38 ultra fine in black. I always grab a 0.7 in blue for just about anything else.

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  10. grub

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    Do the unibal refills fit the G2 compatible pens?