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Pilot Dr. Grip Ballpoint Pen

The Pilot Dr. Grip ballpoint is a very popular pen that is known for its comfortable grip and wide availability. Dr. Grip pens are sold in ballpoint and gel models, as well as a mechanical pencil.

The Dr. Grip pen is sold in a number of variants. While these could be considered separated models, they are almost all just color variants so we’ve grouped them on this pen. The main ballpoint models in 2020 include:

  • Dr. Grip Pure White – Mainly white pen body with various color highlights
  • Dr. Grip Full Black – Black pen body
  • Dr. Grip G-Spec – A better balanced pen body with a number of color ways, like Flash (metallic), Neon, and Frost
  • Dr. Grip Limited
  • Dr. Grip 4+1 Multi-pen

The standard refill that is sold in a Dr. Grip ballpoint is thePilot BRFN-10F. The ink is actually the same hybrid ink used in Pilot’s Acro pens.


Pilot Dr. Grip Ballpoint Pen Information

Street Price Check Price
Manufacturer Pilot
Pen Type Ballpoint
Barrel Color White, Black, Gray
Barrel Material Plastic
Body Diameter (mm)14.0
Grip Color White, Black, Gray
Grip Material Rubber
Grip Diameter (mm)11.8
Country of Origin Japan
MSRP $8.00
Still Sold Yes
Similar To
Capped? Retractable?Retractable - Top Button
Length Capped / Retracted (cm)13.8
Weight (g)20.2
Ink Color ShippedBlack
Writing Sizes0.7 mm