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What Ink Is In Your New Micarta?


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#31 ThirdeYe

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 18:54


This may be a silly question from someone who apparently has been living under a rock -- where can one order one of these?


Currently, only here: http://www.twsbi.com...ta-Fountain-Pen


Thanks! I wish I could afford to spare $100 right now. It looks really nice. The material is very unique, and is hopefully pretty durable.
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Posted 17 April 2012 - 20:01

I love the look of the Micarta! How is the nib? I've read it is on the dry side which is putting me off.

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Posted 17 April 2012 - 20:51

I love the look of the Micarta! How is the nib? I've read it is on the dry side which is putting me off.


I can only speak for my pen (medium) but it is a very dry and very stiff nib. I like very wet nibs but for some bizarre reason I do enjoy writing with it. Another thing to consider is that the line is much thinner than any of my other medium nibs, I would call it a fine.
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#34 Trillium

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 22:20

Really, whats not to like??

Well, nothing really, except the envy one FPNer feels when another goes to a Pen Show and has a nibmeister work on his brand new Micarta, bragging about it before it even happens! Hrumph.Have a great time and please share a writing sample after your nib work is complete. :thumbup:

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OK...enuff about the nibs, but I promised a reply after Atlanta.... see Atlanta Pen Show? thread....

The ink in the sample is Iroshizuku Shin Ryoku :embarrassed_smile:

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 22:18

I just got my TWSBI Micarta at the DC Pen Show and I've inked it up with another pen show purchase - the limited edition Organics Studio Foggy Bottom Sepia.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 22:50

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I just got my TWSBI Micarta at the DC Pen Show and I've inked it up with another pen show purchase - the limited edition Organics Studio Foggy Bottom Sepia.



Gotta see that Foggy Bottom!

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