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sailor cartridge vs. converter ink capacity


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#1 Garbanzo

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:35

I just received my Sailor Professional Gear (Ivory with Rhodium trim) and it is a great pen. The only downfall is the limited ink capacity because I want this to be my main note taking pen. Would I be better off buying some Sailor cartridges and refilling them with a syringe or should I just stick with the converter?
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 12:46

Yes, the cartridges hold roughly double what the converter does. :)

(I fill everything with a syringe - even some of my piston-fillers. Bottle-filling has a nice feeling, but I find it a tad messy.)
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 17:23

I would also say use cartridges. They hold approx. 1ml of ink. I refill all my cartridges and if I do run out, I always have an extra cartridge in case.
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#4 Garbanzo

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 18:42

Thanks :)

Just ordered a box of Sailor Nano-Black cartridges
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