Randomly browsing StumbleUpon one day I saw this little video:
“Make a $200 pen for $6″
…..I thought this was soooo cool!
As a kid who used to collect mechanical pencils in middle school…..naturally I
to try this. HAD
I immediately bought some
Pilot G2 Pens and Mont Blanc Pen Refills from Amazon. The pens are super cheap, the Mont Blanc refills are $6.00/piece. I bought two 2-packs of them.
Fast forward one week for delivery time and it was time to do some
Notice how the Mont Blanc refill is eeeveerrr sssooo slligghttlly longer than the G2 refill. This is actually long enough to make them not compatible:
This means you get out some scissors and do a small little snip-snip. The end piece is just soft plastic, so even cheap-o scissors will be fine:
DONE! Now just insert the freshly-operated-on Mont Blanc pen refill into the G2 pen and it works perfectly!
You can even see which Mont Blanc-enstein pens you’ve modified through the casing:
I actually waited a few weeks to post this….just to make sure the pens were actually really good….
and I gotta say……..