Unfortunately there are almost no Lamy M16 alternatives. Close. The one that exists is from Monteverde Soft Roll, which uses the same exact shape as the M16. Many people really enjoy the the modern look and feel of the various LAMY ballpoint models, but absolutely hate the M16 refill that comes with it. It took a month to get here, so I was hoping it was worth the wait.
- posted in Lamy: I just received some of the new Monteverde Soft Roll refills for pens that accept the Lamy M16 ballpoint refill. The extremely long, thin front section allows for some of Lamy’s distinctive designs but also means a standard refill, like the Parker-style G2, can’t be used in place of the M16.
My initial hopes would be that it would work in my vintage LAMY Unic ballpoints, but it unfortunately didn't seem to fit properly. Alternative refills for Lamy Rollerball??? They're the first aftermarket alternative for Lamy ballpoints, and they're excellent! The extremely long, thin front section allows for some of Lamy’s distinctive designs but also means a standard refill, like the Parker-style G2, can’t be used in place of the M16. LAMY M16 Ballpoint Refill Adapter. Although, I did find it from a seller (maybe the same one) on Amazon for around the same price. I believe I paid around $15 total to get it, but I figured it would be worth a try. Matching writing instruments for LAMY M16. Do you know what rollerball refill alternatives are available? It’s the only full-sized ballpoint refill Lamy makes. Available in black, blue and red in the line sizes F, M and B; green in M only. For a time this refill was seen as a better quality writer than the Lamy, but most opinions today (after Lamy has improved ink qualities) see it as an equal or worse option. Unfortunately there are almost no Lamy M16 alternatives. The fine size is said to be able to write for up to 8000 meters, with the broad reaching 4500 meters. I have a Lamy Swift and I love everything except the Lamy M66 ink. Strange thing to do maybe, most people go the other way, but I have a genuine need for an oil ballpoint, but would like to use one of my several Lamy … Lamy M16 alternative refills? The M66 is used in the Lamy Swift, Tipo, and the lovely Dialog 2. thanks. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 4,500 to 8,000 m. € 3.60 Storefinder. Alternatives For Lamy M66 Capless Rollers - posted in Lamy: I have a few Lamy pens that utilize the "Capless" rollerball refills, the M66. Kind of a bummer, but I may try to do some "modifications" to the adapter to see if I can get it to fit. Are their any good alternate refills or "hacks" to make other refills work? Lamy M16 alternative refills? Writing capacity varies according line size from approx. My thoughts are that the adapter would fit well in most LAMY ballpoints like the Safari, AL-Star, Eco, and other less complicated ones. The Lamy M16 has a few features that make it very difficult to replace with another refill. thanks. Are their any good alternate refills or "hacks" to make other refills work? Posted by 23 days ago. Lamy M16 Alternatives.
The M16 is a very unique refill that simply cannot be replaced easily. I can't seem to find that seller anymore, so these may be hard to get now. Given that you're probably not looking to pay for shipping from Japan, your only option is the Monteverde. February 28, 2016. It is not so much about the quality of the ink, but Lamy M66 rollerball only comes with broad or medium, and medium is still too broad compared to most rollerball pens. LAMY M16 giant ballpoint pen refill. I really like the design of the Lamy Safari Ballpoint but don't want to spend $5-6 + shipping everytime I run out of ink.
The M16 is sold in fine, medium, and broad sizes. Not really, but may be worth it.
How about buying the Monteverde refills, buy a few at a time and save on shipping too...some of them perform better than the Lamy OEM refills according to FPN... You've got 2 options: Monteverde, or a Japanese adapter for using a D1. No other alternatives to the M16 refill exist and no other refills can be used in M16-based pens without considerable modifications. The adapter is a small piece made of two parts: a black plastic sleeve section where you insert the D1 and a metal base which you insert into the pen. I really like the design of the Lamy Safari Ballpoint but don't want to spend $5-6 + shipping everytime I run out of ink. Fans of Lamy Pens know that their beloved ballpoint pens are only filled using the Lamy M16 (or M22 in cases of the mini-sized Pico and other mini- or multi- style pens) refill. The tip extended and retracted without issue and writing didn't yield any of the dreaded "wiggle" we often get with retractable pens. I know I'll get a ton of use out of this thing. The Lamy M16 is a proprietary ballpoint refill used with Lamy pens. Now, I personally don't find it too offensive to use for everyday writing, but what if there was potentially a better way? The most common color is black, but it’s also sold in blue, red, and green. These adapters only seem to be found in Japan, but I located a seller on eBay (from Japan) that had some listed.
But many reviews have been citing very poor performance from those refills. Note: Please use the Old Reddit design rather than the New Reddit as we haven't made it fully compatible, thanks! A subreddit dedicated to pens! Page 1 of 2 - Monteverde Refills For Lamy Ballpoint Pens - Wow! I've yet to try the Dialog 1 ballpoint by LAMY which I believe has a bit of a telescoping action, so this one may be out... we'll see. The main characteristics of the M16 that make it unique are a small point on the top and a plastic fitting towards the front end. Instead, I loaded the adapter and gel refill into my stainless steel LAMY 2000 ballpoint and it fit perfectly. This plastic fitting acts a spring-stop on most models and it’s the single part of the refill that makes it so hard to swap for another refill. Press J to jump to the feed.