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Trying Pilot Demonstrator Pens - Custom 74 and Custom 823

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Trying Pilot Demonstrator Pens - Custom 74 and Custom 823

When Pen Boutique owner Leena asked me to write about the Pilot Custom 74 and Custom 823, I was thrilled. I love Pilot pens, and the majority of the pens I own are Pilots. I was already intimately familiar with the black double broad Custom 74 that I bought three years ago, which has always behaved perfectly. However, all the Custom 74s that we carry at Pen Boutique are the translucent demonstrator models, so they look very different from my solid black pen, and I had never tried a demonstrator pen! (I know, kind of close-minded of me!) The Custom 823 is also a demonstrator, so I started thinking a lot about...

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Pilot Custom 74 Pen Review

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Pilot Custom 74 While Pilot may be a common name to many pen users, there is nothing common about the Pilot Custom 74. This pen is an excellent choice for those looking for a constant fountain pen, with good flow and an appealing body. With several options for color, nibs, and ink storage, the Pilot Custom 74 has numerous possibilities.The Custom 74 is a light and airy pen that comes in a transparent look. The pen comes in three different designs: orange, violet, and clear demonstrator. The see-through design in all three is quite appealing and modern. The orange has...

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