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Premium Ballpoint Ink
Nonslip, Textured, grip
Secure, metal clip
Stainless steel barrel

The Original 3-Series features a sleek, sophisticated appearance housed in a rugged steel body for lasting performance at a value. The F-301 Ballpoint Retractable Pen is ideally sized for pocket transportation and features a metal clip for a secure clasp. Refillable with F-Refill.

  • Available in 0.7mm/1.0mm/1.6mm Point Sizes
  • Available in Black/Blue/Red/Green Ink Colors
  • Original Easy Glide Ink Performance
  • Stainless Steel Barrel and Metal Clip
Weight .2 lbs
Dimensions .42 x .34 x 5.13 in
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120 reviews for F-301 Ballpoint Retractable Pen

  1. Rated 1 out of 5


    Im glad to see that I am not the only one that is having a problem with their F Series, 0.7mm Black Ink, Fine Point pen. I like everything about the pen however when it starts to skip like the tip is struggling to get ink, its pretty much worthless. For the amount we pay for these pens, you expect better quality and longevity out of the pen. Maybe there are some pointers to get better life out of the pen especially when there is a boat load of ink left.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Nick,
      We are sorry for the inconvenience you had with this product. Please contact our customer service at [email protected] for further assistance with this issue.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Samantha Braun

    I LOVE THE ZEBRA F-301 SERIES. I’ve used them all throughout high school, college, now my job. The only thing I am upset about is that there is no longer the 0.5mm refill for it! PLEASE BRING THAT BACK!! I’ve always liked the ultra precision of the 0.5mm that the 0.7mm comes close but not enough. I would buy all the refill packs if it were still offered even for a limited time just so I wouldn’t run out of them.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Samantha,

      Thank you for your suggestion! We will pass this information along to our product team.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    I got hooked on the F-301 pens in A-school in the military because everyone else loved them there. I’ve only ever had one that didn’t write on the very first try, and that one wrote on the third try with no subsequent problems.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5


    I am a pen artist I have found this pen to do everything I need it to! It’s simply amazing. I have been using g them for over 15 yrs! Thanks for an awesome product.

  5. Rated 3 out of 5


    I am puzzled. The F-301, 0.7mm pen that is seen in the YouTube video on this page seems to look off-blue in tint and the black rubber along the top appears different (looks like concentric rings) than the rest of the F-301 line on the website. Was this pen discontinued? Or is it a new model forthcoming?

  6. Rated 4 out of 5

    Ryszard Z

    I love the feel and way the F-301 pens write but why is it so hard to find a RED F-301 pen? To get one you have to buy a pack of Black/Blue/Green and then you only get ONE red pen. When I do find a single RED F-301 pen they want $5-6 for it. I would buy a 12 pack of RED pens if you offered it! Please start selling more RED F-301 pens !!!

  7. Rated 3 out of 5


    The skipping problem.
    I wonder if it has anything to do with letting it lay flat on a desk as opposed to storing it tip down?

    Anyone with a skipping problem … how are you storing the pen when not in use?

  8. Rated 2 out of 5


    I just started having some skipping problems with the F-301 – 0.7mm blue pen.
    I’ve probably written 20 pages of college ruled paper with it so far. The refill is still plenty full.

    I thought to clean the tip on a paper towel with a dab of Isopropyl Alcohol on the towel, rubbing the tip into the alcohol, and also grabbing the towel from the underside and twisting the point into the towel and that fixed the problem but only for a very short time. Three or four sentences later and it’s back to skipping.

    I contacted customer service to ask if there’s a known fix for the problem.

    I still have a Black f-301 0.7mm but it just failed totally after a few weeks.
    The click button on the back is messed up, or something with the spring and the point won’t stay exposed.
    That one only had very minimal use and it just went wonky.
    I’d putt the refill out of that and try it in the blue but it’s a different inside and refill.

    Too bad! I really love the way they write, when they work.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Steve, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 ballpoint retractable pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  9. Rated 1 out of 5

    KK (verified owner)

    Bought a few of these pens as uniform pens. First off, the fit and finish is fantastic for the price. Sadly, they were shipped in a single plastic bag and the clips scratched each other up significantly. Not the end of the world, but isn’t the greatest look for the Class B uniform. Initially I really enjoyed the pens, but they began to skip here and there during long instances of writing. For the time being, I have returned to the Pilot pens. I sent a couple emails shortly after purchase, but no response. A bit of a bummer.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi KK, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 retractable ballpoint pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  10. Rated 1 out of 5

    Allison Kennedy

    This used to be my favorite pen, I would buy nothing else. But the last few months, every single pen I’ve bought has started skipping within days, sometimes hours, of using it. At first I thought it was a bad pen, so I bought some more at the store–same thing happened. I thought maybe it was a bad “batch”, so I bought them online, same thing happened. Every single pen stopped working almost immediately. I love these pens, and I would still buy them exclusively but at this point they’re too unreliable and just a waste of money. If the company is able to correct whatever it is that’s going on, I’d be first in line to buy these again. But until then, I’m done with this brand.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi allison, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 ballpoint pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  11. Rated 4 out of 5


    Buy this to use for work and love this pen but am also having trouble with it skipping. Looks like my refill is not empty, but it doesn’t write. Also having trouble finding blue fine point refills.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi kim, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  12. Rated 3 out of 5


    I was given a Zebra F-301 ballpoint in 2004 by a Realtor. It was needed because it was a 0.7 black fine point pen for my diaries. I use $50 at-a-glance hard-bound diaries with really fine, ink-friendly paper; that’s the only time I use a ball point. For my daily diary. They go back 30 years, and I refer to them constantly. I used to use Bic’s black Accountant Fine pens & they were glorious. When they were discontinued, it was awful. The Zebra F-301 fixed that. But in the last 4 years, my refills keep letting me down. They start out beautifully, then go crazy–skipping, causing black messes on this fine paper as I try to correct the gaps in script. R.S.V.P. pens are great, but most leave blots at the end of a beautiful fine stroke. I can’t go to a wider point, can’t use roller balls or fountain pens in this diary. How could Zebra let me–and others down? My family adores these journals. They inform, amuse, commemorate, and are admissible in court if needed! I can’t keep buying these refills that work for a week’s worth of entries! What went wrong in the past 4 or so years? Where is my beloved ink? When these pens are right, they’re the king of ballpoints. But they’ve become a nightmare. Help!

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Kathy, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 ballpoint retractable pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Shawn Smith

    I have been using this product for 12 years in law enforcement and it is hands down the best pen. I spent 5 of those years as a motorcycle officer and had to write in every type of weather and conditions and this pen always performed well for me. Ink always lasts longer than I expect it to and I find myself opening it up thinking it will be close to empty and it isn’t. I wish they made this exact version in all gold as well.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5


    I bought one at the Army PX a long time ago and carried it everywhere through sand, mud, water, snow, and countless drops. Still have the same pen today, they last forever, last pen you’ll ever buy. When I die someday they’ll find a Zebra F-301 in my pocket.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      We are so happy that you love our f-301 ballpoint pen!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Wes Cochran

    This has been my standard pen for years, and I can’t use anything else. I love it! It looks good (clean and simple), the grip is just right, and it always works. I’ve had no problems with refills. 0.7mm is the right line weight as well. I have them everywhere now (car, work, home, every bag and backback). I better stash a bunch away in a vault in case you ever stop making them!

  16. Rated 1 out of 5

    Jeff Rottman

    Leaked on my shirt and cannot remove stain. No response from customer service.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Jeff, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F-301 ballpoint pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carmen Spelman

    I love this pen. Just wish I could get purple refills.

  18. Rated 3 out of 5

    headsup 7 up

    is india ink used inside of these pens?

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      These pens and refills are manufactured in ID.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    Isaac Christensen

    I spent 150+ hours on a single drawing using two 301 pens. The drawing became an award-winning piece. I am absolutely thrilled by the quality of the pens. They are reliable, the flow is constant and predictable, and have a long lifespan. I let everyone I know that they are not only great for the day to day, but also for creative.
    Thanks Zebra!

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joseph Aziz

    Zebra Z-Grip Flight pen is the best pen ever made and I have 500 pens. Too bad it’s in a cheaper pen. The key to a good ball point is a nice thick juicy line that is not too fast. Most rollers are too fast, and ball points to slow. This is the only pen that has just the right amount of drag to slow the ink down for maximum control. It is occasionally blotchy, but who cares. It’s the greatest refill ever.

  21. Rated 4 out of 5

    CJansen February 2, 2019 (verified owner)

    I have your zebra F301 pens, all colors and I have also found that they after a bit, skip, but I also have placed a plain piece of paper (8×11) under my arm (from wrist to elbow) and only left the pen and my fingertips to write with and it stops skipping. I believe that it may have something to do with the human touch with the paper that makes your pens skip.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5


    This is the ideal pen. It is reliable. I like the 0.7mm fine point. This pen makes me look smarter than I actually am. It also makes my handwriting more neat and tidy.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5


    Is the In in the zebra f 301 1.6mm toxic ink ?

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      No, the ink is not toxic.

  24. Rated 1 out of 5

    Michelle Welsch

    I just bought 2 of the F-301 0.7 mm ballpoint in black got them home tried to use them and they would not work upon opening one of them up ink was pouring everywhere and the other one does not work I’m very disappointed to say the least I’ve always liked fountain pens more and now I have 2 not even paper holders to be honest I don’t even thing I’ll return them since I’m not the only one who is having problems

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you.

  25. Rated 4 out of 5


    I always used these pens but lately they started skipping,they werent always like that.and by the look of the comments im not the only one that has this problem,and its frustrating,does anyone know why?

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Brad, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the f 301 ballpoint. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you.

  26. Rated 1 out of 5


    Don’t buy the F-301. Especially the ‘Bold’ ballpoint; it’s refill is an F, 1.6mm (#15.05 on the refill barrel). I’m a diehard Zebra fan, and think several series/ models are excellent. But the refills on the F-301 Bold stop writing after a short time, about 1/3 to 1/2-way through the ink cartridge use. My first Bold model died with 2/3 ink left. I put a new refill in, and the same thing happened. I’ve tried shaking them, heating the ballpoint tip for 1-2 seconds with a lighter in an attempt to get the ink flowing again. Nothing seems to work for more than a few strokes. Use an unreliable F-301 on an important phone call to take notes and you will be extremely frustrated. Have a mechanical pencil for backup! My advice: Learn to like a more-robust pen and grip, like the F-701, all steel model. They also use an F refill, but it is #18.01 on the refill barrel. It seems to write flawlessly and consistently. Perhaps a different ink formula? And, the F-701 wears like an Army-issue, Sherman tank.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the F 301 ballpoint retractable pen. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you.

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    William Almaguer

    Can you make the f301 refill in 0.5mm ballpoint pen please.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for your suggestion, we will pass your information along to our product team.

  28. Rated 1 out of 5

    John J. Guzick

    A customer at our resort left his pen at our desk and I thought I found a great pen. I returned the pen and found it for sale at Staples. With a couple of weeks, the pen starting skipping. Bought two pens (Yes, the F-301 0.7 mm with blue ink) and both pens skip. Reading the above reviews, I discovered I’m not the only one with a pen that skips. The only question I have is why you haven’t corrected the problem?

  29. Rated 1 out of 5

    Manfred Killjoy

    I have used this pen exclusively for the past three (3) years in my law enforcement career. When it actually works, it works great! But that is few and far between nowadays. I buy my refills from Walmart and have been greatly disappointed with the product. I end up throwing away full refills because they stop working after a couple days. There has been times that I replaced a refill twice in one shift. Just for an example, I have thrown away three (3) refills out of the four (4) I just purchased. I just threw away the third one and replaced it with my last refill. It very well may be the last refill I ever buy. It is so irritating trying to write a report and your pen stops working. Especially with the amount of money I pay for the refills. I could buy a pack of Bic pens for the price I pay for the refills and write with them until they run out of ink. I am currently looking for a comparable pen to replace my Zebra. I also tried contacting their customer service via the contact page, and have yet to receive a response. That was approximately three (3) weeks ago. Zebra needs to make it right and improve their product or they have lost a faithful customer for life.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Manfred, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the f 301 ballpoint. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you.

  30. Rated 1 out of 5

    allen holson

    I have used the zebra f-301 for many years, but why has the last 4 sets of pens I have bought keep losing the button???? after about 3 or 4 days when I click the button, the chrome part pops off and leaves the little white part inside the cap, which makes it impossible to use, and of course the small chrome button has popped off to who knows where and can’t be found!!!! it is very irritating to have several pens now that can’t be used!

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi allen, Sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase of the f 301. Please email our customer service team at [email protected] so they can resolve this for you.

  31. Rated 1 out of 5

    Garland Dotson

    I bought a pack of nine Zebra F-301 retractable ball point pens from Sam’s Club. I have use these in the past with no problem, but these skip after a few days of use. I wrote the company asking for an answer to this problem. There response was send them back. I told the person on the other end of text, that I through them in the trash. ( I bought refills and they do the same thing ). I only asked for refills that had been checked and would work, and they said no they could not send me any refills. Offered a 25% off of pens I wanted to order. I have used these pens for years and am so disappointed in this. I will not buy another on and take a chance of not working. All I wanted to do is let them know that they had a problem with the ink. I feel that they were not interested, and thought I was the only one with this problem, but after reading the reviews on this page, I was really wrong…….This started happening when they changed from the metal ink reservoir to the plastic one.

  32. Rated 1 out of 5

    Matthew Ramirez

    So I decided to switch over to a more heavy duty type pen. I bought the F-3012 pack which is a little more pricey than a normal 2 set pack of standard pens. I switched over from Pentel pens because I wanted a pen that I could have a click button on top and not have to keep taking the top off and on when I want to write. I like the design and I like that its metal and has a clip that won’t break off. Problem with this pen is that after about 3 weeks the pen skips when I write, the cartridge is completely full and I only don’t use them excessively. This problem is happening with both pens, very disappointed that paid more for a pen that does not do its job. Also I see from the comments that this is a common failing with these pens and it has not been resolved. I am also going to write a review on consumer affairs website since this has not been corrected and these are still being sold to the consumer.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our product. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  33. Rated 2 out of 5


    Bought a pack from Sam’s club and they start out writing nice then skips. So far this has happened 3 out 4 pens from the pack.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our F-301 ballpoint pen. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  34. Rated 4 out of 5


    Hey what happened to the .5mm retractable black ink pen? Those were my favorite. Where can I find some? The smallest I see now is .7mm.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our product. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  35. Rated 4 out of 5


    My rating of this pen would be 10 stars but they have changed the first few times I bought this pen (I prefer the blue ink) it was just the pen I had been looking for but the last 3 times I have bought either the blue refills or the pens they skip really bad. I have tried everything to try to get the problem resolved but nothing has worked. Don’t know what the problem is but it is annoying.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our product. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  36. Rated 3 out of 5

    David Brownlee

    A great pen, which I’ve used for years. Comfortable in the hand, smooth on the paper, but…the refill cartridges stop flowing when they are still half full. It’s always been this way, whether I buy refills online or in the store. I keep hoping for the problem to be fixed.

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our F-301 ballpoint pen. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  37. Rated 2 out of 5

    Michael David Fox Jr

    I have been using the 301,301a for fifteen years as a truck driver I have to right small and very clean and clear I have even tried the 701 did not like the 701 to wide but like the looks of it though since you have switched to all plastic refills it has become unreadable and choppy and I have bought a couple of new pens and refills trying to get a good one again now I’m having a shop for a new brand of pen

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Thank you for reaching out. We apologize for any issues you have had with our pens. Please reach out to our customer service team at [email protected] so we can resolve this for you. Thank you.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5


    I love the Zebra F-301 pen. It’s a real nice smooth pen to write with. I just wish they would come with purple ink.

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    V. ESTES

    I love this pen! I have been using the F 301 retractable ball point pen since 2008 when I started working with the Department of Corrections. I have not been able to find the box of bulk refills I had purchased about five years ago. Can you direct me to a link if they are still available.

  40. Rated 5 out of 5


    Hi, Hopefully these are reviewed by Zebra Representatives as well because I am finding it almost impossible to locate “BOLD Blue Ink Refills” for the Zebra #F-301 BOLD. The 7mm are no problem locating but only in Black.

    Is there an Outlet On-Line for Ordering the above?

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Hi Chip, while we do not offer the F-301 1.6mm Bold in blue ink, we will pass along your interest to our product team. Thanks!

  41. Rated 4 out of 5

    Angel Oliden

    Is the ink used in the pen toxic?

    • Zebra Support (verified owner)

      Hi Angel, the ink used in our F-301 ballpoint pen is not toxic.

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brittany Lockwood

    Simply the best pen I have ever used and lasts a long time. As a college student that wants to use the nice product and not just some run of the mill ballpoint (any other brand) pen when taking notes in class. This pen fits my needs exceptionally well. The pen has very nice feel and does not bother my hand when writing like other products out there.

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    Alison Grandmason

    I love the F-301 fine point pens. I call myself a pen snob, because these are the only pens I use. Please never discontinue this line. I hate gel pens and I hate fat pens. The F-301 sits nicely in my hand and I can sketch with it. That is very important to me. I love this pen!!

  44. Rated 1 out of 5

    Jeff Reising

    I have always had luck with the 301 but just bought 2 packs for work. One pack failed within couple of weeks. Another pack the ink just leaked out and went all over shirt. I notice that the tips wore out causing the ink to leak. Not happy. Contacted customer service and no response.

  45. Rated 4 out of 5


    These pens are really good. But I was wondering if there are multifunctional metal pen version of these in different colors of grip area?

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Hello! While there are no plans for a multifunction steel pen, we will pass your interest to our product team. Thanks!

  46. Rated 3 out of 5

    Jack Mowatt

    Love the pen but the last ones that I purchased do not retract. Out out the pack 4 pens were thrown away

  47. Rated 4 out of 5


    Looking to get info on these pens, tried emailing at the customer service you gave someone else and it came back undeliverable. Please get back to me. Thanks..

    I was wondering which point size would be medium. A contractor working in my home had me sign something and the pen wrote so nice, I didnt check the point size, only the name and model. Is there a size above medium as well? I see Bold, not sure what that is, Whatever help you can be would be great.

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Hi Andrea. Thanks for reaching out! Our F-301 is offered in 3 point sizes: 0.7mm being fine, 1.0mm being medium, and 1.6mm being bold.

  48. Rated 4 out of 5


    Love this pen and love the bold point. ONLY BOLD POINT NOT AVAILABLE IN BLUE. If it were, this would be a 5 star rating.

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Thanks for your feedback! We’ll pass it along to our product team.

  49. Rated 1 out of 5


    Thats it blue, red, black, green. Ink color: blue, red, black. I can not find green ink. Available green ink? Otherwise 5 stars.

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Hello. All of our colors available for the F-301 are available on ZebraPen.com. Thank you.

  50. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have been using these pens for 30 years. At work if they find a Zebra pen they being it to me as they assume it is mine. Prefer these to every other brand. Just wish I could get refills for the red pen.

    • Michael Wacewicz (verified owner)

      Hi Regina, thanks for your commitment to Zebra! Be on the lookout for red refills coming soon!

  51. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jay Carey

    I feel like a lost puppy. My F-301 Ultra is my absolute favorite pen. I have used it for years but it just wore out and I am unable to find them anymore. I really appreciated the cushioned barrel. Did you discontinue manufacturing them?

    • Kadeem Myrick (verified owner)

      Hi Jay. We have discontinued the F-301 Ultra. Have you tried the F-402? It offers the stainless steel barrel you love, but with a weighted feel and comfort rubber grip.

  52. Rated 5 out of 5

    Matt K

    I have been using the Zebra F-301 pens since around 2003. For the price, they are worth every penny! In customer service, a reliable and long lasting pen can be hard to come by. Zebra has provided that for me. A lot of my customers ask about them and thank me for introducing them to them. I love my f-301 pens so much, that I go as far as to put a black ink cartridge in one of there red pens to make sure people know it is mine. Thank you for keeping the F-301’s around so long.

  53. Rated 1 out of 5

    Al Sgritta

    I have been using the F-301 Fine Point Black Pen for years. Recently the ink flow is inconsistent after about two weeks of use. Any suggestions? I really do not want to look for another brand. I can say this pen was rated a five star but has slipped to a one star.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Al. Thank you for your feedback! We are sorry you have had issues with the F-301 skipping. Our product development team is looking into this. Please fill out the contact form on our site and a customer service rep will be in touch with you soon to get this issue resolved. Thank you.

  54. Rated 5 out of 5

    George Zarras (verified owner)

    I am extremely pleased with all your products. Especially the 301 1.6mm bold black and also the 301 mechanical pencil.. They operate flawlessly every time. The ink is consistant. They fit in every folder and attache case. And they look professional. I have also purchased the 301 in blue, green and red. Once again they are excellent. Thank you for the bold.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Thanks for the great feedback, George! Have you tried our 402 or 701 series?

  55. Rated 3 out of 5


    I like the way they feel and write, but that plastic part of the barrel is unreliable. I’ve had two of them break in the last couple weeks. One of them was almost out of ink, but the other was still mostly unused.

  56. Rated 1 out of 5


    I really wish Zebra would go back to the formula they used a few years ago. The F-301 was unbeatable. It would write anywhere and on anything. The last few packs I have bought write when they want to and thats it. I have resorted to keeping a different brand of pen handy for when the Zebra gets in a bad mood and decides to stop. It is an excellent pen when it works, but when these run out of ink, I am done with them until they change back. It isnt worth it to keep extra pens handy just because you can’t trust the pen you want.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Chris, sorry you are dissatisfied with your F-301. Zebra prides itself on high quality standards. Please fill out the contact form at https://www.zebrapen.com/contact-us/ and a customer service representative will be in touch shortly. Thank you!

  57. Rated 5 out of 5

    Miles Wasil

    A simply amazing pen. I have not had much experience with these because my friends keep stealing these! But there is a couple problems: If you wash these, they turn brown and smell horrible. (Not rust) And the next problem: Testing durability by hitting kind of breaks the plastic after around 20 or so hits, but maybe if you see this Zebra, you could make an all steel 301? I can’t find 401s or 701s so I trust these.

  58. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sunoh Choe

    I love these pens for journaling and writing notes during talks. My only big complaint is that the ink is noticeably lighter than other black ballpoint pens I own. The Moleskine Pens are horrible in quality but the ink is much blacker than these Zebra ones.

    Hoping they’ll come out with an improvement for the darkness of the ink (right now it’s like a blue-ish grey) and release them as refills!

  59. Rated 1 out of 5

    Richard Parkes

    F-301…I am extremely disappointed in the pens lately. When I first started buying them, I could write until it ran out of ink without any issues. Was my favorite type of pen…Now…I buy one and after 3 or 4 days, the ink starts skipping and I have ruined a few documents just trying to sign my signature and it looks extremely unprofessional. What is going on with the quality control?

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Richard, we are sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase. Please fill out the contact form at https://www.zebrapen.com/contact-us/ and a customer service representative will be in touch with you shortly.

  60. Rated 1 out of 5


    I also liked the style and feel of the pen. I bought a package, Staples I think, each dried up after a couple of weeks. Mind you, the only writing I do is a weekly shopping list and a few checks a month. Is someone forgetting to completely fill the cartridges? Such a waste!

  61. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gary lang

    I love this pen. But need to know just one thing. Is the point made from tungsten? I current work in an environment that does not allow for tungsten point pens and want to make sure im not breaking rules if i use this one while working

  62. Rated 2 out of 5


    I used to be an avid Zebra pen user, however, a 2-pack I bought recently has proven to be absolutely useless. I like a constant nice flow of ink, but these go in and out of ink every time I use them. Not sure if I want to risk it by buying them again.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Kat. Please fill out the contact form at https://www.zebrapen.com/contact-us/ and a customer service representative will be in touch with you shortly. Thank you.

  63. Rated 1 out of 5


    I purchased two, 9 pack F 301 from Sam’s. Love the pen, but the ink stops writing. This is very disappointing.
    Thank you.

  64. Rated 2 out of 5

    Melissa Meyers

    I bought these because other paramedics that I work with recommended them as tough, durable pens that also work well with our tablets. For about a week they were awesome, but then the ink quit flowing so I opened a new pack, thinking it was a fluke, and the same thing happened. I’m disappointed because I love the gold color and feel of the pen.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Melissa. We are sorry to hear that! Zebra prides itself on high quality standards. Please fill out the contact form at https://www.zebrapen.com/contact-us/ and a customer service representative will be in touch with you shortly. Thank you.

  65. Rated 4 out of 5


    Someone contacted me today. Thanks!

  66. Rated 1 out of 5


    I have used these pens for 20 years. Recently had trouble with 6+ that I bought at different times in different colors where the ink flow was interrupted and made them useless and frustrating to write with. Contacted the company through this web site to complain, politely, and haven’t heard a thing. I found online others with similar experiences who have done micro-engineering fixes as a work around. No thanks. I don’t want to jump ship but I want a pen that writes.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Jeffrey. We are sorry you are dissatisfied with your recent purchase. A customer service representative will be in touch with you shortly. Thank you!

  67. Rated 5 out of 5


    I love these pens. Been using them for years. They are practically indestructible. I’ve had them dropped in a deep fry, run over by a dune-buggy, on concrete, and they still worked as if nothing happened. They even work within a freezer and write upside down with no issues.

    Keep up the good work Zebra.

  68. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have used this pen for many years and now I would like this pen in green ink. How do I get it shipped to Canada (or where can I order from in Canada?) Also, no refills in red or green?????? What’s with that?

  69. Rated 4 out of 5

    mehboob Alam

    I am using from last ten years

  70. Rated 4 out of 5

    mehboob Alam

    Very nice pen

  71. Rated 1 out of 5


    I bought a package of 2 301A pens. I was so excited to find a refillable pen! I have had them for less than 2 weeks and both pens are dry as a bone, and skipping before that. I am upset. The site does not offer a way to contact customer service. Am I suppose to write a letter?

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hello. Please email [email protected] and we will address this issue. Thank you!

  72. Rated 3 out of 5


    I have finally found a pen that can take a beating…almost. I work for an airline and a shipping company so my pens take a beating daily. I opted for the sleek metal F-301 1.6MM. There is a lot to like about this pen but the only thing I don’t like is that the “grip” area is made of of plastic. The issue with the plastic material is the threads either strip or the plastic cracks near the threads that connect to the metal body leaving the pen broken and unusable. Ive been using these pens for almost a year now and I have broken at more than a dozen. Any plans to make this pen completely made out of metal??

  73. Rated 2 out of 5

    Haider Rizvi

    I have been using this pen for a several years, but recently very disappointed. I buy these in 12 packs and take them everywhere with me. I literally do not write with any other pen and I’ve been through a lot. But they suddenly just STOP WRITING. Out of NOWHERE. I have been saving all of these pens and now I have a total of 6 pens which have ink in them, but they just don’t write. This is unacceptable for the price you pay for these. I don’t want an apology letter, fix the problem and replace these pens please! I was forced to write with other pens because I need a product that is reliable. If you are manufacturing a pen, it should write until the ink runs out. No exceptions. And only 2 pens for the past 4 years have done that. NOT GOOD!!

    If you write with these pens the way I do, you will notice the same issue.

  74. Rated 5 out of 5

    Andrew J Forbes

    The only pen I actually enjoy with the exception of the UniBall Jetstream. This pen for fine point and is the bet while the Jetstream for a more fluid write. Only blue for me though.

  75. Rated 3 out of 5

    James Thomas

    I too love the Zebra F-301 and F-402 pens. I too am extremely unhappy that refills are not available in red and green. I also notice that most of the comments here have responses from customer service, but that questions about red and green refills seem always to be ingnored with no answer. Wonder why that is.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi James! We’re glad you are a fan of our F-301 and F-402 pens. Unfortunately, we have discontinued our red and green ink refills. Please email [email protected] to further discuss.

  76. Rated 2 out of 5


    I am having the same ink issues as a lot of the people above. I like the F-301 but I find that the ink flow is very inconsistent – it keeps skipping. This is very unfortunate when doing fine work or small writing. It seems that the quality of the pens have deteriorated.

  77. Rated 2 out of 5

    Terrance Radcliffe

    I have used the F-301 .07 pens for the past 7 years and I loved them up until recently. The past pack and 2 packs of refills have been sub par. Through those 6 ink cartridges they all began to write intermittently. Like I said I used to love them but, the quality isn’t there anymore so I have to look for something different.

  78. Rated 3 out of 5

    Kim Katafias

    I purchased four of the F-301 pens based on recommendations of coworkers, and I really like the way that they write. However, within three days of having the pens in the field, two of the top click caps have fallen off and gone missing. Without these caps, the pens are useless. Having a reliable pen is critical for my job. I am disappointed that I cannot trust these pens as my primary writing source.

  79. Rated 3 out of 5

    Edward Reamer

    I have used F-301 pens for years because they would write on my 3×5 cards over my handling of the cards. However, for the past year, the F-301 has stopped writing well on my cards and papers. You are about to lose a good customer if this continues with the new pair of F-301’s I just purchased at Wal-Mart. If they skip and do not write well, I will not use them. I suspect the plastic filler pens in the new ones as representative of the poor performance I have experienced.
    Wal-Mart has ceased to carry refills, and I no longer trust them anyway. I write a lot, and want the reliability of a pen I always have in my shirt pocket.

  80. Rated 4 out of 5


    This is kind of your average pen. There’s nothing special about it but I do like the steel barrel.

  81. Rated 5 out of 5


    I’ve been using the Zebra pens for years. Unfortunately, I only like blue ink so your company should make more pens with blue ink. But, lately I’ve been unable to find green pens but even your website states you have green ink refills but when you go to purchase a pen it’s only showing black, blue and red. I think if your not going to have it readily available then someone needs to review the pens and refills. Also, where can I get a F401 pen everyone keeps talking about. I have the F301’s and the F701 but would really like to try a F401 with blue ink.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Shelly. We’re so happy you like our F-301 ballpoint pens. The F-402 is available on our web as well, in both blue and black and takes any of our F-refills. Thanks!

  82. Rated 4 out of 5


    Really like the 301. Having said that, I don’t care for the plastic (threaded) barrel. Didn’t see any reviews on the 701, does it also have the plastic threaded barrel or is it solid metal? I carry mine in my work apron and it outlasts plastic pens by far but they do break at the plastic. Is the 701 any larger in the grip? Again greatest pen I’ve ever used and will continue to purchase them as they break but would prefer completely metal barrel.

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Hi Ron. We’re glad you like our F-301. The F-701 is a little longer and heavier than the F-301, and it has a knurled metal grip. The f-701 is all metal, with the exception of the plunger mechanism and refill. Watch this space for future product updates!

  83. Rated 5 out of 5


    Please tell me if I buy Zebra F-301 0.7 mm Fine point pen, can I use 1.0 mm Medium point refill for it?

    • Michael Wacewicz

      Sure! Any of our F-refills with the F-301 ballpoint pen. They are available in 0.7mm, 1.0mm, and 1.6mm point size.

  84. Rated 4 out of 5


    The Zebra F-301 is a great pen, and Zebra customer service has been great when I’ve had defective refills. HOWEVER, like others, I wish Zebra would have RED refills available in the .7mm point. My go-to red pen is about out of ink, and buying a whole new F-301 red pen just for a simple refill is against environmental principles. Zebra, don’t let us frequent users and devotees down!

  85. Rated 5 out of 5

    Candoo (verified owner)

    Love, love, love this pen. I can’t imagine anyone having a problem with it. I believe whomever has experience any sort of problem with it, must have bought a knock off somewhere. There are so many praises sung within these reviews that all I have to say is Here! Here! I’m in perfect agreement with all of you who love this pen. Thank you Zebra…word of caution… please never stop making this pen, you might have a stampeed of unhappy customers! Truly top of the line without spending a fortune.

  86. Rated 1 out of 5

    Robert Isaac

    When I originally starting using the F-301 (7MM) 10 years ago, it performed GREAT! Now, the pen and refills are totally inconsistent within 2 weeks of purchase. The ink skips and does not leave an even flow. By the time I finish making an entry in my flight log, it looks as if the ink is drying up. Did someone switch suppliers and ink formula?

  87. Rated 2 out of 5

    S K

    My first F-301 was perfect. Even after being run over, it kept writing; so i started buying them. However, two of my recent pens have simply broken off where the plastic grip meets the steel tube. Maybe Zebra changed manufacturing parameters. In any case, Zebra’s warranty requires return postage (almost the cost of the pen) or an online discount. Neither option fits well with a superior pen manufacturer.

  88. Rated 4 out of 5


    I thought I got lucky today when I ran across this ZEBRA website. Growing up pre-internet, I sometimes forget the benefits of the WWW. While I did not find what I needed, I have finally learned the answer to a decades old problem.

    I will say that I have been buying ZEBRA products since I first purchased the F-301 4 color set when I was in college. I still have that set and it is still one of my favorites. I have been a fan ever since.
    ZEBRA was the brand of choice when I needed to purchase school supplies for the classroom. They are still a favorite brand decades later.

    I have always liked the F-301 pens, their design and sturdy construction. However, I have spent a good deal of time over the years thinking, sooner or later, I would find the refills in all 4 colors. Today I learned why I have not been able to find them, the F-301 refills are ONLY available in blue & black. These pens are sold as”refillable”, so I can’t understand why Zebra does not make red and green refills.
    I am sure there is a reason that makes sense to ZEBRA but, it makes no sense to the people that can not refill their pens. I think ZEBRA has done a disservice to any customer that bought the set because they needed all 4 colors for specific reasons..
    I am sure I am not the only buyer that felt a little “deceived” after buying a refillable, 4 color, pen set that isn’t actually refillable.

    While hoping to find the red and green refills, I finally decided to try a different approach. I purchased another brand of retractable pen with the “stick” type refills. It will need to have the spring on the front with the small protrusions that stops the spring from moving back. Cut off the end of the stick/cartridge a bit longer than the ZEBRA refill length. The smaller diameter fits into the “click” button, so a little extra length is needed to reach the end of it. You might want to cut longer, then cut a little at a time until it is a good fit. When you insert the stick into the pen, and reassemble the f-301, the stick should slide into the cap and you’re all set.

    While this is a way to get around the problem, one shouldn’t have to purchase and rely on another brand to refill the ZEBRA F-301. This is extra waste when you need to buy a pen just to remove the ink cartridge. When I see ZEBRA spending so much money to advertise products to encouraging buyers to “go green”, “protect the environment” or “buy eco”, I am confused.

    ZEBRA still sells the F-301 4 color “REILLABLE” set. In my search for refills, reviews I have read a lot of reviews… many buyers are frustrated when they learn that they can only buy refills for half of the “set”.
    In the very least, ZEBRA should indicate clearly on the 4 color set packaging that refills are ONLY AVAILABLE for the blue and black pens.

    As I said, I have many ZEBRA products; ball point pens, fountain pens, gel pens and mechanical pencils. I find ZEBRA products to be reliable and durable products.
    I love the G-301 Gel Pens,which are designed like the F-301 ball point pens. The ZEBRA roller ball pens are wonderful. The colors available for the SARASA Gel pens are lovely, they are smooth and fun to work with.
    I do a lot of designing and drawing, so always have ZEBRA mechanical pencils in every lead size nearby. Finally, for those who prefer ballpoint over gel ink and prefer a bold line, I recommend the Z-Grip Flight over the Z-Grip. The ink is very smooth and they come in fun colors !

  89. Rated 1 out of 5

    Lonnie M

    I use to buy only the F-301 (about 3 dozen a year for the office), was the best pen ever. Now (the last 2 years) every one of them start to leak and gum up the mechanism, which makes them useless. If they were as good as they once were I,d pay $10 for one if that’s what they cost, but now there not worth Sh-t.

  90. Rated 5 out of 5


    Looking at Jackie’s comment I would have to agree. This pen has very little for improvement. After 9 years in the military I refuse to pick up another pen. I have found, in my current profession, that the 301 holds strong and true. The flow of the ink is smooth, there is no mess or smudge, and I have yet to have a refill fail on me. The button coming loose is a minor annoyance but can easily be over looked. In fact, I just purchased an order of refills for my entire department because we all swear by Zebra’s 301. I can’t wait to get the nerve to try the 701!!!! Keep up the good work Zebra. 5 stars for certain.

  91. Rated 2 out of 5


    This pen is great for its fine point and durability, but for writing, the ink goes in and out. I constantly find myself needing to rewrite what I just wrote down due to the ink not coming out consistently. Now I know why pens advertise “smoothness” when writing. This pen does not write smooth!

  92. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ron Fowler

    I do a lot of reading and these pens are the best I have ever found for notation in research. They are a dream to writing with. My only complaint is that it is hard to find red refills over the counter. You can only get a red pen with the purchase of a 4 pack. I have to buy a 4 pack (2 black, 1blue, and 1 red just to get a red pen. Of course I use the black as my standard legal pen, but why is it so hard to find red fills?

  93. Rated 2 out of 5

    roy johnson

    I like the way the pen writes, my only problem with the f301 is the plastic barrel, the threads always seem to break off with half the ink still in the pen, I just toss itand buy a new one.

  94. Rated 5 out of 5

    Layton Asmus

    The pen does its job, simple as that. It’s easy to hold, and doesn’t cramp me up after extended use. I occasionally go a few weeks without using it, but it doesn’t dry up and is easy to use again after that time. I’m very please and would recommend this product to anyone.

  95. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sawyer Loftus

    I think they’re great. I have had this same pen for five years. It has traveled with me to the depths of Tartarus.

  96. Rated 5 out of 5


    This is my favorite pen; comfortable, compact, no-worry performance, etc. The only problem is that everyone else tries to swipe it from me!

  97. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul Goat

    I LOVE THIS PEN SO MUCH!!! It rights very well.

  98. Rated 4 out of 5


    I have used the F-301 0.7 mm point for years and have yet to find a better “go to” pen. I love the fact that its body is metal, and it is always consistently reliable. There is little room for improvement, but I think a few things could make this pen near perfect: 1. I tend to click my pens a lot and sometimes the clicker button falls off. I would like it if that wouldn’t happen because sometimes I can’t find it. 2. I think it’d be nice to have more color choices for the grip on the body. 3. Lastly, but perhaps most importantly, it would be awesome if the ink was a little darker (like hybrid ink), but where it wouldn’t compromise the performance and become globby. I have used the 1.6 mm tip and enjoy the dark ink, but it tends to glob a lot and leaves a mess on the paper sometimes. With all that said, this is a great pen, especially the 0.7 mm point, and I haven’t found anything better yet. It is great for writing as well as drawing (great shading with it). You really can’t go wrong.

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hi Jackie,

      Thank you for your feedback! I will make sure product development is aware of your suggested improvements!

  99. Rated 5 out of 5


    Easily the most consistent and reliable pen you can buy today. Also, the seem to write on anything, so I always try to keep one with me.

  100. Rated 5 out of 5


    I love the F-301 pen!!!! The only problem that I have is that the stores that I go to have a limited amount of BLUE pens, they have plenty of black ink pens. I DO NOT LIKE black ink!!! Also, they do not have any of the blue ink refills. I decided today to check your website and I’m very happy to purchase the BLUE INK refills. Please make a 24 pack BLUE INK F-301 pens πŸ™‚ Thank you for making these pens πŸ™‚

  101. Rated 5 out of 5


    These pens never skip and have the smoothest ink flow of all my pens in my collection (Jotter, IM Rollerball, and Signo 207). It would have been much better if the F-301 models had a rubber grip like the F301 Ultra.

  102. Rated 5 out of 5


    As a nurse, I do a tremendous amount of writing on a daily basis and I have tried virtually every pen on the market. Nothing beats the F301, especially the 1.6MM Bold tip. I write with a heavy hand and other pens end up shredding the paper I’m writing on. I buy these in bulk from Amazon. I just wish I could buy replacement certridges in bulk as well because the ink runs out long before the pen itself breaks down.

  103. Rated 1 out of 5


    I thought I am the only one who got unlucky and probably got two defected pens in one package. First one was not working at all from the beginning, and the second one was working for about 3-4days and the ink does break between writing. Lots of issue. Really disappointed by this product

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hi John, sorry you’re having a negative experience with our product. We guarantee the performance and quality of all our products, please reach our to Customer Service team to arrange for replacements to be mailed to you!

  104. Rated 1 out of 5

    Paul Milne

    F-301 Pens are great — but’s whats up with not being able to locate F-Refills in red ink. You make the pen in red but don’t carry the refills on your website and I can’t find them on any other site

  105. Rated 2 out of 5


    I really love these pens, and I always bought the black ink and never had any problems. I recently bought a two pack of blue ink pens and they don’t write- well only when they want to. I was pretty disappointed, when I found this out while taking notes in class.

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hi Teresa. Sorry you are dissatisfied with the F-301 Ballpoint Pen. Please email our customer service department at [email protected]

  106. Rated 5 out of 5

    Hap Cummings

    These never fail. I have used these for years and don’t any others.

  107. Rated 5 out of 5


    The f301 is the most underrated pen I tell you. The one pen that forces me to leave Parker Jotter (I admit Jotter looks better) in th drawer because of its comfort and nice line it produces. And I can write long due to its lightness and plastic grip as compared to Jotter which feels good but cannot use for longer periods. I only use f301 mostly in fine tip and sometimes medium and bold tip. Just need to marker green color more (so I don’t have to go on ebay and such) and introduce a new color like maybe aquamarine color?

  108. Rated 2 out of 5

    Hailey Irving

    These pens write wonderfully for about a month. I can’t even use mine anymore because it doesn’t write. The ink flow cuts in and out all the time. I an really disappointed because they work so great in the beginning, but then it stops working!

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hey Hailey, so sorry you’re experiencing problems with the F-301! Please contact our customer service team explaining the situation and we would be more than happy to send replacement refills for your order!

  109. Rated 1 out of 5

    Scott holcombe

    I have had issues with the 301 pens. I use them for about 2 weeks and then they stop writing. I have sent 4 emails to there customer service, and never have gotten any response.

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hi Scott, we’re sorry that you’re experiencing issues getting through to customer service. We have notified them and you should receive a response by end of day today.

  110. Rated 1 out of 5

    Scott holcombe

    I have had issues with the 301 pen. They only last about 2 weeks then stop writing. I have email the corporate office at least 4 times with no response. I guess they just don’t care about customer service

    • Joyce Chan (verified owner)

      Hi Scott, sorry for the inconvenience! Our Customer Service team has been notified and you should receive a response by the end of day today.

  111. Rated 5 out of 5


    Again I go back to staples and buy a zebra pen. This zebra pen has an amazing fine tip which is so fine and yet perfectly smooth to write with.. Not to mention its amazing looks and feel. I really prefer the lightness of this pen to anything else I’ve tried. Its solid metal and hard plastic make it feel amazing in your hand, and confident in your writing. I just bought the 4 color variety pack at staples and am amazed at how well the tip and ink work. The thinness is really a plus due to the small amount of ink that comes out, making bolding words, note doodles, or a drawing, a dream because of how it shades deeper after a second, third, pass over. So they look good, run good, feel good, are good… Im not sure ill buy a different pen.. ever. That being said, the body of the pen is slightly shorter than the average pen (which I prefer) meaning it will hold less ink per cartridge. I didn’t mind. I also had never used the same pen for so long (made sure I never lost it) Once I got used to buying cartridges, I didn’t look back. No matter how you write it, this is a great great GREAT pen. And I couldn’t be happier. Thanks Zebra.

  112. Rated 5 out of 5


    I am an engineer and work in manufacturing facilities. Tough environments for a pen. I came across this brand and have used it exclusively. Always gets the job done. I dropped, bent and even washed these pens and they still work. Simply a great product.

  113. Rated 5 out of 5


    I love the Zebra pens. They write well, and the colors are solid. I wish I could get refills for the green and black pens.

  114. Rated 5 out of 5


    I also want the green pen but cannot locate it on line. I like the four pack so bought several of them at Staples, which included the green; yet no refills available. I have used the gel for years but now have gone back to my original Zebra which is so much easier to use and does not bleed through my planner pages. Awesome!!

  115. Rated 5 out of 5


    I usually dont review many products but i feel this one deserved it! The F-301(bp) is the only pen i ever use now since i discoverd it by accident when someone left it at my desk.I only wish they made more colors besides the red,black and blue.
    I once found a variety pack that had all the colors mentioned plus a green one.. I cant seem to find it anywhere. maybe one day they will read this and make some.. I only use the F-301(bp and have not tried any of the other zebra pens…

  116. Rated 5 out of 5


    These are without doubt or hesitation, the best pens on the market. Because of their smoothness, my penmanship is beautiful. I enjoy going back to my notes and seeing my handwriting. I know it sounds silly but I do.

    Recently, I bought some off-market refills by the name of “Penatia Zebra Refills” that I found on eBay. What pieces of Chinese crap. Don’t fall for the same mistake. Just buy the real thing. BJ’s Warehouse has good deals on these pens, in fact I think I’ll go now and buy some more!

  117. Rated 5 out of 5


    Also don’t usually review products… but I love these. For really tiny handwriting like mine it keeps it legible. Thicker pens drag on the page and then noone can read a thing I write (this sometimes includes myself! lol)

    BTW.. I bought the keychain-pen (F301-Compact) in like 2008 and I keep it with my keys… Since then I have literally never been without a perfectly functioning pen…and seeing as it disattaches and I’d lose me head if it wasn’t attached..I cant believe it’s still attached (And works! ink still in it!) Just saying..I could be the Zebra Spokesperson πŸ™‚

  118. Rated 5 out of 5


    It is pure pleasure to use these pens and to write a review of them. I consider these to be the best pens on the market. They are certainly the best, most reliable pens I have ever used. It is hard to find the F-301 in my local stores as the Z-Grip seems to be preferred by purchasing managers (which is still a very nice pen). It is good to know that I can get the F-301 directly.

  119. Rated 5 out of 5


    Just bought a pair of these at Fry’s Foods (Kroger). Have been using the F-402 which is considerably heavier. Good work pen.

  120. Rated 5 out of 5


    In that off chance I need to buy pens I usually go for the .7 blue-ink 301… It’s a fun pen to write with. I don’t work for zebra and this is the first time I’ve ever reviewed a product in my life. 5/5

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