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June 23, 2020

Do you have a favorite pen?

Filed under: General Articles — admin @ 10:18 pm

I have never written about this partly because I do not use pens much. I personally like the Pentel RSVP fine.

Carmen likes the Uni Balm Gel Pen fine. She also likes the Pilot G2 which also is a gel pen. Both come in blue and black.

Jeremy’s comment – Players like it because it’s fine. Also, keep pens in stock because they run out of ink, break, and you will probably lose them over time.

What about you guys? What do you think?



  1. Funny, with as much as I/we write I am surprised this has not come up before.
    I love my Schneider “Slider Basic M” blue or black. Best pens ever!

    Comment by David Collins — August 18, 2020 @ 6:11 pm

  2. I also favored the Pilot g2 and the thicker version, g6. My new favorite, which also gets lots of comments of its smoothness is called TUL fine (gel). I find these on Amazon. This is my new favorite pen for 2020.

    Comment by Karla — August 18, 2020 @ 6:19 pm

  3. I prefer BIC Round Stick “xtra Life” Ball Point. They are sold in a box of 60 and are reasonably priced from Amazon. I put them in a zip lock bag with my business card, and give it to the clients to keep. It is a very nice writing pen and since I don’t touch them to pack them up, they are safer against COVID-19.

    Comment by JEANNE E STEIDTMAN — August 18, 2020 @ 6:19 pm

  4. Yes I agree ecen pens are important also have different sizes for people to choose from.

    Comment by Jackie Brown — August 18, 2020 @ 7:11 pm

  5. Like Karla, I also really like the Tule fine point gel pens. However, my favorite, which I use all the time is the Zebra F-402 .07mm. Really comes in handy when I have to write really small. We all know about those pesky out of state Certificates with really small spaces.

    Comment by James Morgan — August 18, 2020 @ 7:12 pm

  6. I use the EnerGel liquid pens. Every signer loves how smooth the signing is with the pen and I usually give it to them after the signing. An expense for me but it makes them happy.

    Comment by ROSALEE V TALLEY — August 18, 2020 @ 9:35 pm

  7. I use a fountain pen in all my Notary work. Montblanc 149.

    Comment by Larry Emsweller — August 18, 2020 @ 11:49 pm

  8. I have used the Precise V5 rolling ball pen for 18 years. It lasts a long time and you can see how much ink is in it. They come in extra fine, fine, and medium with blue, black and red ink. My clients love them!

    Comment by Barbara J Wilson — August 19, 2020 @ 3:26 am

  9. Thought we weren’t supposed to use gel pens ?

    Comment by Roseanne Angeloro — August 19, 2020 @ 12:50 pm

  10. Pilot Precise v7 Blue or Black, Amazon by the dozen $19, or 3pens 8 refills $12.50. Borrowers love them, I trade many drivers’ licenses for pens at the end of my closings…otherwise, they tend to disappear!

    Comment by Dustin Caldwell — January 25, 2021 @ 9:09 pm

  11. I, too, use Pilot V5 rolling ball extra fine blue since we often have such a tiny space to write in. I buy them 12 in a box for around $20-$25. They do tend to disappear if not watched. Been using these for decades since my accounting days.

    Comment by Linda Burt — January 25, 2021 @ 9:33 pm

  12. I only use EnerGel Liquid Gel Ink pens. They don’t smear, glides nicely over the documents and is great for elderly folks whose hands shake when signing. They love it. So needless to say, I let the signers have the pen after signing.

    Comment by ROSALEE TALLEY — January 25, 2021 @ 10:11 pm

  13. Right now I use the Bic Velocity 1.6.
    It’s smooth like a gel pen, but it’s ballpoint.

    Comment by Lydia — January 25, 2021 @ 10:17 pm

  14. I use the TUL fine point, but preferred my two Montblancs till one was lifted.

    Comment by James L Franklin — January 26, 2021 @ 3:22 am

  15. I bought 200 advertising pens usable with the rubber end for usage on a cellphone. I supply two pens for the signing assignment. Blue ink as requested. So the pens are great to leave with the signers. A little thing but the signers appreciate the gesture.

    Comment by Reverend Gerald Spaid, Sr. — January 26, 2021 @ 5:19 pm

  16. I use bic round stick grip a blue ballpoint, dont use gel as it does not always scan or fax well, also most title companies specify ballpoint. Bic’s always write well, when I open the box I open a small corner allowing only one or two pens to come out at a time, signer then pull out a pen to use and they do keep the pen. I carry alcohol wipes so signer can wipe them as well. Everyone is very comfortable with this and bic’s write well and wont break the bank. I use a different pen, love the schneider brand, only so that the ink is slightly different from the signers, that just something I like to do and use fine point for when I have to write small.

    Comment by Cindi Garcia — February 6, 2021 @ 3:39 pm

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