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#10171 Notgatherox

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Posted 28 September 2014 - 20:43

Would you mind confirming which paper you are using?

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No problem. The paper being used is 100gsm paper, the brand is PaperOne.

 

Here's the link: http://www.paperone....

 

I would say paper at that weight (ie 100gsm) should be thick enough to withstand FP ink well, so try out a thicker paper. I know the HP 24lb paper gets recommended a lot.

 

 

 

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#10172 mooshi

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Posted 28 September 2014 - 20:47

 

Just listened to it! And yep, the lyrics mean exactly what I wanted to write, except what I wrote didn't have a tune to it  :P

 

Thank you for the recommendation of a song ^^

 

 

 

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Posted 28 September 2014 - 20:50

Current lineup: Waterman Laureat, Pelikan M400 (I think), Waterman Leman 100, Lamy Safari Vista, Muji, Platinum Cool. Please excuse my Nexus 4's camera, couldn't take a decent shot if its life depended on it.

 

The only pen still giving me trouble is the Laureat, a particularly smooth writer in spite of the receding gold, which unfortunately gushes ink when not in use: there's always lots of ink on the nib when uncapping it; a new Waterman converter I just got doesn't stay put inside the pen, not very refined to be using duct tape with fountain pens... I'm already asking for help in the Waterman forum, any ideas appreciated.

 

 

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Posted 28 September 2014 - 23:32

No problem. The paper being used is 100gsm paper, the brand is PaperOne.
 
Here's the link: http://www.paperone.com/products/paperone-range/product-paperone-digital/23-paperone-range/3-paperone™-digital.html
 
I would say paper at that weight (ie 100gsm) should be thick enough to withstand FP ink well, so try out a thicker paper. I know the HP 24lb paper gets recommended a lot.
 
 
 
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Thanks :thumbup:

#10175 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 01:50

Current lineup: Waterman Laureat, Pelikan M400 (I think), Waterman Leman 100, Lamy Safari Vista, Muji, Platinum Cool. Please excuse my Nexus 4's camera, couldn't take a decent shot if its life depended on it.

 

The only pen still giving me trouble is the Laureat, a particularly smooth writer in spite of the receding gold, which unfortunately gushes ink when not in use: there's always lots of ink on the nib when uncapping it; a new Waterman converter I just got doesn't stay put inside the pen, not very refined to be using duct tape with fountain pens... I'm already asking for help in the Waterman forum, any ideas appreciated.

 

 

 

 

I'm seeing some pens you like more than others.....

 

 

BTW, my Laureat is not a good performer and I never use it. I just sent it off the beloved pen mechanic.


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#10176 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 01:53

:P   I love the notepad!  Beautiful pen.   :)

 

 

I did a series of quotes ... Geeks do IT with Windows....With Software...With Hardware you get IT. The paper was crummy - HP Color laser paper. Expensive to buy and little did I know not fountain pen friendly. Anyway, those pads are ten years old or so now.

 

The pen was a recent steal from a fellow FPNer, Egolf.l


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#10177 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 01:55

 

I'll augment that :lol: :

 

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#10178 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 01:57

:)  Whether or not you enjoy country music, you should listen to Kristian Bush's "Trailer Hitch."  The lyrics pretty much echo what you've just written.  

 

Thank you. I enjoyed the video.


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#10179 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 02:05

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#10180 mooshi

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Posted Yesterday, 03:10

 

 

I did a series of quotes ... Geeks do IT with Windows....With Software...With Hardware you get IT. The paper was crummy - HP Color laser paper. Expensive to buy and little did I know not fountain pen friendly. Anyway, those pads are ten years old or so now.

 

The pen was a recent steal from a fellow FPNer, Egolf.l

hahaha!  :D  Very nice!



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Hi Amber : Thats a nice pen. And the MB Toffee looks so impressive. I used to have this toffee  about 10 years back. My impression is that the later batches of mbtb don't have as much depth and saturation. So I shifted to Pel brown/ Skrip  brown / PR Choco. ( a sample pic of skrip brown below. Tissue used intentionally to attain depth ). However, I'm not so happy and still wish to go for MB Toffee. What do you advise ? Thanks.

 

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#10183 cancoi

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Posted Yesterday, 20:08

My new, sweet TWSBI Mini Classic with pb2's BLS in Fine:

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#10184 amberleadavis

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Posted Yesterday, 21:32

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#10185 Keyless Works

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Posted Yesterday, 21:54

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Pilot Super 500 back from Mottishaw



#10186 tringle

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Posted Yesterday, 22:53

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Pilot Super 500 back from Mottishaw

That is an interesting pen, and the nib looks like a Sheaffer Triumph.  Very cool!

 



#10187 Green Ink

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Renee of Scriptorium makes a pen that is a joy to use.

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Posted Today, 01:13

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Wow! I almost lost that important day!

 

Happy Birthday Attika89!


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#10189 79spitfire

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Posted Today, 02:37

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Smoking is bad for you ....


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Posted Today, 07:28

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Thanks Amber.

Next to Blue and bluish Purple, I am heavy set on Brown. You got an impressive brown over there. Your Toffee. Guess you have used a B nib. Anyway, I like it. 



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Posted Today, 14:26

Today I'm using an oddball that I just received in the mail. It's a Huahong with a 22 KGP nib. I inked it up with Ebony Green, and wrote on some Four Star Bond 25% cotton paper that I had crammed in my desk. The pen only cost me a buck with free shipping. It seems to be a pretty nice writer.

 

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#10192 amberleadavis

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Posted Today, 17:13

Smoking is bad for you ....

 

 

Yes, it's part of the Silly Advice thread.


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