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Old 2 September 2020, 07:26 AM   #1
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Monte Verde rant

Does anyone else find Monte Verde refills to be junk? I have been through 2 packs already and the writing is always spotty and just feels cheap. Absolutely nothing like a genuine Mont Blanc refill. Very frustrating.
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Old 9 September 2020, 10:09 AM   #2
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Same.
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Old 9 September 2020, 11:33 PM   #3
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But they are also not priced like Montblanc refills.
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Old 10 September 2020, 04:29 AM   #4
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Exactly,

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But they are also not priced like Montblanc refills.
It is hard to justify the price of a MB refill, be it ink pen or roller ball. While I agree with the OP, I can make do with generic refills, especially as fast as I go thru them.
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Old 11 October 2020, 02:23 PM   #5
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Monte Verde refills were junk 20 years ago. I never went back, I couldn't tell you if they've ever improved.
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Old 13 October 2020, 04:48 PM   #6
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Does anyone else find Monte Verde refills to be junk? I have been through 2 packs already and the writing is always spotty and just feels cheap. Absolutely nothing like a genuine Mont Blanc refill. Very frustrating.
Refills are always problematic.

But there are a lot of options. If you will continue searching.
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Old 13 October 2020, 05:20 PM   #7
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Why would you buy a MB if you are going to use aftermarket refills?

Isn’t the quality of the writing the reason you bought a MB in the first place?

Why rant about a cheap alternative?
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Old 14 October 2020, 03:16 PM   #8
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From my premium pens I only use premium refills and have had no issues. I don't plan to skimp on this. It's 24 dollars for two refils and they last for over a year. Completely immaterial cost.
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