Review: Itoya Xenon XE-100 Retractable

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If you are a fan of ballpoint pens, you need to hunt this one down and add it to your aresenal.  The Itoya Xenon features the exclusive AquaRoller refill, which you can read about by clicking the link, but basically, the low-viscosity, acid free ink really makes this pen roll smoothly across the page.  The barrel is sturdy and well built, and the grip is a firm, yet comfortable rubber with ridges.  The diameter of the pen is a bit wide, so that may be a negative for some, but it works well for me.  Ballpoints are never the first pens I reach for, but this one has definitely been seeing some action.

Thanks again to Kata for sending this to me to try out!

Posted on October 30, 2008 .