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Are you coming?

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#31 Mags

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 18:26

So awkward being 1 week early.


Next week I'm out of townso I won't be making it.

Massive whoops.

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 19:48

Oh wow.. I just found out about this meet.. and for one sec I thought I miss it :blink:


I am sooooo willing to come. I am a new fpn joiner.. and only have very few low end pens (mostly chinese). But if anyone is interested in trying out various types of chinese pens I can bring them along.

So, we have an address and time (11:15?).. is there anything else I should know... never been to one of these in my life.

Really excited now... :clap1:


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Posted 11 November 2012 - 01:10

It should also be noted that most of us modern pen people are interested in vintage pens, it's just that vintage pens aren't the focus of our collections for one reason or another.


Heh heh. Some might say it's just because you haven't yet seen the light...
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#34 Mags

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:40

Oh wow.. I just found out about this meet.. and for one sec I thought I miss it :blink:


I am sooooo willing to come. I am a new fpn joiner.. and only have very few low end pens (mostly chinese). But if anyone is interested in trying out various types of chinese pens I can bring them along.

So, we have an address and time (11:15?).. is there anything else I should know... never been to one of these in my life.

Really excited now... :clap1:


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Cyber6 everyone is super nice. If you are wondering. Bring some favourite paper and bring your pens to show or to try. Any special inks you have or just a fav colour to dip and test. Some times you see an ink you like and you can jot the name down. If you are looking for a pen the odd time someone is selling so cash can be helpful. But these are all about fellowship first and foremost..
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Posted 11 November 2012 - 09:10


It should also be noted that most of us modern pen people are interested in vintage pens, it's just that vintage pens aren't the focus of our collections for one reason or another.


Heh heh. Some might say it's just because you haven't yet seen the light...


Ah, but I have seen the light at the end of the tunnel. It's as an oncoming train! :)

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 22:09



It should also be noted that most of us modern pen people are interested in vintage pens, it's just that vintage pens aren't the focus of our collections for one reason or another.


Heh heh. Some might say it's just because you haven't yet seen the light...


Ah, but I have seen the light at the end of the tunnel. It's as an oncoming train! :)


The train that sucks all of the cash from your wallet as it goes by...
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#37 saskia_madding

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 16:08

I'm falling a bit out of love with Noodler's Navy - does anyone want a sample? Bring a pen to fill or a vial to put it into, and I'll let you take some with you.

If you're really nice AND you've never tried Iroshizuku Kon-peki, I *might* be convinced to let you fill up your pen with that too, but only for first time Kon-peki users!

Edited by saskia_madding, 12 November 2012 - 16:27.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 21:45

I'm falling a bit out of love with Noodler's Navy - does anyone want a sample? Bring a pen to fill or a vial to put it into, and I'll let you take some with you.

If you're really nice AND you've never tried Iroshizuku Kon-peki, I *might* be convinced to let you fill up your pen with that too, but only for first time Kon-peki users!



OH YES!!!.. Me want Navy !!!.. I'll bring a sample vial. I'll pass on the Kon-peki offer.. I like darker blues.. I am a dark soul... :ph34r:

I do have ink.. (I think I have more inks than pens.. :embarrassed_smile: ).. Tell me what color you would like to try and I'll tell you the brands/names I have in that color.

My favorites right now:

Black - PR Ebony Blue
Blue - PR Black Magic Blue
Brown - Architekt (De Atramentis) Khaki
Green - Diamine Sherwood Green
Orange - Diamine Amber
Purple - PR Purple Mojo
Red - Chesterfiedl Antique Crimson
Yellow - Bouton D'or (cartridges) - good for mixing.


BTW.. this offer is open to anyone!! If you would like to try any of these ink, bring an empty pen ... :thumbup:


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 23:07

I'm falling a bit out of love with Noodler's Navy - does anyone want a sample? Bring a pen to fill or a vial to put it into, and I'll let you take some with you.

If you're really nice AND you've never tried Iroshizuku Kon-peki, I *might* be convinced to let you fill up your pen with that too, but only for first time Kon-peki users!


Can I fill up my visconti inkwells(notice plural) with Noodler's Navy. And I've never tried YOUR Kon-peki so technically I'm also a first timer :)

One little rant is I don't get why the Iroshizuku inks aren't filled up to the top like the Noodlers. Its so expensive you think they would fill it up a tad more.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 23:10

One little rant is I don't get why the Iroshizuku inks aren't filled up to the top like the Noodlers. Its so expensive you think they would fill it up a tad more.


Probably so it doesn't overflow and spill on the first few fills.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:31

would love to try some!

If you're really nice AND you've never tried Iroshizuku Kon-peki, I *might* be convinced to let you fill up your pen with that too, but only for first time Kon-peki users!



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Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:43

Would love to try the Ebony Blue too!

Black - PR Ebony Blue
BTW.. this offer is open to anyone!! If you would like to try any of these ink, bring an empty pen ... :thumbup:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 15:39

I'm falling a bit out of love with Noodler's Navy - does anyone want a sample? Bring a pen to fill or a vial to put it into, and I'll let you take some with you.

If you're really nice AND you've never tried Iroshizuku Kon-peki, I *might* be convinced to let you fill up your pen with that too, but only for first time Kon-peki users!

Hi all, can someone confirm the time of the meeting? I'm avaialble, depending on the time, and it would be my first time to an Fp club meeting.

Regards, Nimesh

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 13:22

Hi all, can someone confirm the time of the meeting? I'm avaialble, depending on the time, and it would be my first time to an Fp club meeting.

Regards, Nimesh
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The usual time is 11:15 AM
But this hasn't been confirmed yet!

#45 saskia_madding

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 15:44

Sure. Let's stick with the normal 11:15 time.

Remember - it's on the 8th floor, just to the left of the elevators, room 801.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 16:29

Sure. Let's stick with the normal 11:15 time.

Remember - it's on the 8th floor, just to the left of the elevators, room 801.


Do we need to bring anything? Coffee mug, tea, sugar, milk, ect? Are we each bringing our own lunch?
Do we need to set up the room before hand?

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 23:43

If you want anything to eat or drink, you have to bring your own EVERYTHING, which is the downside of having the meet in a non-food place. I have a kettle, but that's all I can offer.

I'm probably going to go somewhere beforehand and grab some food to bring back. the room doesn't need setting up, though if we don't like the configuration, I guess we could move the chairs around or something.

With 9 people, we could totally fit in Carol's Cheesecake cafe. I'm just sayin'. :P

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 17:12

sigh... I have to make it to one of these...one day...

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 16:19

I'm on the bus down from spadina now. Sorry guys, but there were two subway delays! Eta 7 minutes.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 23:13

Are you still up for arranging a TR off-white group buy?
thanks!

I may or may not be able to make it for Nov.. I also have cream TR paper, and would be interested in a group buy of the white paper. If there are two more people (in additiona to Jay and I) interested I could even orgranize the group buy - I orgranized the cream paper group buy so I have all the accounts setup for ordering and shipping.



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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:06

Are you still up for arranging a TR off-white group buy?
thanks!


I may or may not be able to make it for Nov.. I also have cream TR paper, and would be interested in a group buy of the white paper. If there are two more people (in additiona to Jay and I) interested I could even orgranize the group buy - I orgranized the cream paper group buy so I have all the accounts setup for ordering and shipping.


Me too, me too!

I finally got a reply from the US subsidiary, and they most generously offered to send me a minimum shipment of 30 tons, straight from Japan. I think my wife might have some input on that one...

Edited by D Armstrong, 27 November 2012 - 03:07.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:24

Me too, me too!

I finally got a reply from the US subsidiary, and they most generously offered to send me a minimum shipment of 30 tons, straight from Japan. I think my wife might have some input on that one...


30 tons, that'd be a full load for a tractor trailer. Now, that's alot of paper!

At the moment I'm thinking January, after the holidays.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 00:58

Great - please keep me in the loop.
Cheers!


Me too, me too!

I finally got a reply from the US subsidiary, and they most generously offered to send me a minimum shipment of 30 tons, straight from Japan. I think my wife might have some input on that one...


30 tons, that'd be a full load for a tractor trailer. Now, that's alot of paper!

At the moment I'm thinking January, after the holidays.



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Posted 30 November 2012 - 07:07

Me three.... Me three... !!!


I just bought some TR paper to try from penhand and I really would like to get more of this stuff... :puddle:



C.


P.S. (30 tons??? .. how many reams is that??? :unsure: )

Edited by Cyber6, 30 November 2012 - 07:07.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 14:49

P.S. (30 tons??? .. how many reams is that??? )


Uh, about 60,000 pounds of paper. Many, many, many.
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#56 Mags

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 16:27

When you all do a buy you do it up big time.
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