l don’t tend to use needle tip pens as I write on an angle and the tip usually ends up being scratchy. I also don’t like how thin the ink is (even if you write straight up with it).
However, there are a few needle tip pens that I’ve come across that aren’t too scratchy to write with:
Favorite Needle Tip Pens
These are actually gel pens with a needle tip…. and surprisingly write so smooth (as good as the PaperMate Inkjoy Gel 0.7mm). I can’t even notice these are needle tip (they don’t scratch at all) and the colors are some of my favorite our of the many pens I own!
I avoided these pens for a long time as knew they were needle tip. The difference though, is that these are fineliner needle tip. So the pen end is bigger than a true needle tip.
I’m so glad I ended up getting these pens as they’re now one of my all time favorite planner pens. The only downside is that if you make a mistake and use whiteout tape to cover it up you have to be really gentle otherwise it’ll tear through.
Yep that’s it. A very short list of only 2 pens. And to be honest.. they’re not ‘true’ needle tip pens. One’s a needle tip / gel pen and the other is a fineliner / needle tip pen.
So I guess what I’m trying to say is… I don’t really like, use or recommend needle tip pens.
Of the few ‘true’ needle tip pens that I’ve tried… I didn’t like any of them.
Needle Tip Pens I Don’t Recommend
Hi Tec C Maica
Super scratchy and not even nice or unique colors. They’re pricey too. There’s nothing special about these pens
Kikki k needle tip
These can be a bit temperamental – sometimes they write great, sometimes the ink skips or doesn’t come out at all. If you write on an angle these are not the pens for you.
Artline fineliner 0.4mm
I do like the teal color but these pens have too much resistance – you have to write so slow with them. Plus they’re really expensive.
Expensive ($5 here in Australia!) and nothing special about them. Ink runs out really fast. I’ve only been able to find them for sale individually at Officeworks on the stand with all the unsealed pens. I.e you don’t know how many people have touched (germs) and tested that pen before you. I know it’s a bit more pricey because it’s refillable but realistically am I going to go to the effort of refilling it? No, I’m just going to grab another pen that writes better anyway.
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