Jinhao x750 (Broad) Fountain Pen Mini-Review

(Disclaimer: This pen was bought with my own money)

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Hi everyone,

I just got a Jinhao x750 broad ($8!) from Jetpens so I can carry my three colors of ink (Noodler’s Black, Diamine Grey, and J. Herbin Rouge Caroubier). Here’s a little quick review right now, as I’ll put it through its paces over the upcoming weeks.

The pen

  • It’s $8!
  • I got the Ice Flower Red and it’s a little difficult to see the design on it. It’s like red with spotted black dots on it. It’s nicer than my plain white Pilot Metro, but less exciting than my green Lamy Safari.
  • It comes with a converter! Consequently it doesn’t come with any ink cartridges, but that’s alright with me.
  • It’s quite a heavy and thick pen, which feels very nice to me. My Lamy Safari is too light for me at times. I think it weighs more than my Metropolitan.
(Unposted) Jinhao x750 – Staedtler Lead Holder – Pilot Metropolitan – Kuretake No. 13 Brush Pen – Lamy Safari
(Posted) Jinhao x750 – Staedtler Lead Holder – Pilot Metropolitan – Kuretake No. 13 Brush Pen – Lamy Safari

Comparisons and Drawings

  • Here are the three pens comparisons and quick drawings with them.
  • I draw more than I write, so no detailed writing samples.
  • The Jinhao is pleasant to hold, but it sometimes doesn’t start up. I think it’s just how I hold it, so we’ll see what happens over the next few weeks.
  • I like the subtle line variation in the Jinhao, useful in my sketching.



  • It’s a nice pen right now for very cheap, $8 from Jetpens.
  • It has starting up problems, we’ll see if they persist throughout the weeks.
  • It’s heavy and when posted is of medium length.

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2 responses to “Jinhao x750 (Broad) Fountain Pen Mini-Review”

  1. HOW would you more specifically compare it to the Lamy Safari?

    1. Hey, here are a few points of quick comparison:
      1. The Jinhao is much heavier, it’s very noticeable.

      2. Jinhao’s grip is smaller (and not triangular), but neither of those two points affect me much (your results may vary).

      3. The Safari is a tiny bit scratchier, although it is an M and the Jinhao is a broad.

      4. Posted about the same length.

      5. When posting the cap on the Jinhao you have to use a little more force to keep the cap on the pen, otherwise it can fall off. Due to how the Safari is built you don’t need as much to keep it on.

      If you have anymore questions feel free to ask!

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