As a writer, I am very particular about the pens I use. Most ballpoint pens end up leaving random chunks of ink on the page. In addition, they take more effort to use than other pens. That might not seem like a big deal for most people; many likely don’t even notice. When one is writing thousands of words a day, however, it is very noticeable. The Pilot v5 Precise Rolling Ball pen is by far the best pen I have ever used. Not only does the ink write in a clean and consistent matter, the pen almost floats over the paper. The ink is dark and crisp, exactly what I need out of a pen. Traditional ball point pens may be cheaper, especially if purchased in bulk. The performance doesn’t even come close, however, to the Pilot v5. Many people have borrowed my pens and ended up purchasing their own – pen converts I like to call them. Anyone who picks up this pen will likely have the same response. It is unlike anything you have ever tried. Put away your ball point pens for good and enter a new dimension in writing utensils. You will never be the same.