2012-04-19

Pilot Custom Ichii (2012)

Pilot Custom Ichii is a new introduction to the Custom series. It is based on the Custom 845. it is made of compressed and polished Ichii wood (Taxus) and it is around 31.36g (cap: 13.84g, pen: 17.52g), 3.52g heavier than the Custom 845.

here are some of the physical dimensions of the two pens,

Ichii845
cap diameter
at the thickest point
15.91mm15.36mm
cap diameter
at cap ring
16.70mm15.88mm
barrel diameter
at the thickest point
13.43mm13.25mm
capped length147.58mm146.37mm
uncapped length132.68mm132.12mm

their sections are not interchangeable.

the packaging looks luxurious, however, most of them are paper made, only about 480g in total.
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a lovely 印傳屋 Inden deerskin pen pouch included!
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the cap band extends to the edge of the cap, stamped "CUSTOM ART CRAFT", "PILOT JAPAN",
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equipped with CON-70 converter, no urushi coating, and the collar is chrome plated, (the Custom 845 is golden plated)
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both have the #15 two-tone 18k gold nib,
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2 comments:

Ray said...

I have the 823 fine size 15. It has a little flex to the nib. Is the 845 size 15 the same? Thanks for info.

kmpn said...

823 is 14k and the 845 is 18k #15.

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