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Five Bad Things That Happen With New Pens


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#151 william2001

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Posted 26 May 2014 - 23:16

Thank you!


“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane. - Graham Greene


#152 pensive1

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Posted 03 August 2014 - 03:55

Great info!



#153 new2writing

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 14:18

Very useful information. Thank you.

#154 fountainpenman

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 19:12

This is great. Thanks for the illustrations. Loving the 'baby bottom'! hahaha

 

Very good pointers here.


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#155 vintagino

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 20:14

Very helpful post!  Thank you for the simple explanantions.



#156 aussielondon

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 16:32

Realising that you bought a ballpoint? :D



#157 six3oo

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Posted 26 September 2014 - 10:16

That literally just happened to me *sheds a single tear*

The pen enthusiast thought process: "Ooooooo.... shinyyyyy..... Want."


#158 Zookie

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Posted 06 October 2014 - 16:33

I just bought a Huahong and was amazed by how nice the nib is, and it only cost me a buck! So of course, after a couple days, I dropped it :(

The feed snapped in two, but the nib is ok. Luckily I have a replacement feed.



#159 BlakeNole

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 22:24

Very well done. I wish I had seen this in my FP infancy. I do have several friends I am getting into the hobby. I will share this post with them. Very clear and succinct. Thanks!