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#1 WestLothian

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 22:24



Playing with a new nib - pushing my limitations :)

#2 Gris Nuage

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 00:14

Is that an Owl and Lion notebook?
Abair ach beagan is abair gu math e.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:18

I'm really starting to get a serious jones for this pen, but I'll try some other 1.5s, first. My next go around is gonna net me some 1.5mm nibs for my Safari, my 540, and I'll probably snag a 1.5 PPP.

I notice ISellPens sells a vry/dbl broad nib for the M200. Can anyone tell me precisely what the measured width of this vry/dbl broad (969097) nib is? Thank you.

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#4 WestLothian

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:32

Gris,
The book is a "Livraria Lello" by 3dcork.com there is nothing describing the paper used.

notbob,
I tried a few 1.5 nibs before deciding; there is a Rotring Art Pen at this size and also the Manuscript brand calligraphy set. Both of these low-cost alternatives are steel and, despite micromesh efforts, they don't come to the same level of crispness and smoothness. If you get the pen you can then proceed to collect a few different M800 nibs? ;)

#5 Joe in Seattle

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 23:20

Your doodles are better than I can do on purpose.
"how do I know what I think until I write it down?"

#6 jgrasty

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:51

You have very beautiful handwriting. Lovely pen, too.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 15:23



Playing with a new nib - pushing my limitations :)



I'm not seeing the attachment now. Is it still visible to others?

All the best,
Greg




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#8 WestLothian

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 18:41




Playing with a new nib - pushing my limitations :)



I'm not seeing the attachment now. Is it still visible to others?

All the best,
Greg



Hi Greg

I wiped a few old uploads to make space. We only get an allowance of 4.88MB.

I am not sure how other users cope with the tiny allowance - do they upload to other sites then link?

Cheers,
Alistair

I don't have the original, but doodles are cheap!

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Edited by WestLothian, 07 December 2012 - 19:09.


#9 peterpen53

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:13

Hi Greg

I wiped a few old uploads to make space. We only get an allowance of 4.88MB.

I am not sure how other users cope with the tiny allowance - do they upload to other sites then link?

Cheers,
Alistair

I don't have the original, but doodles are cheap!



Besides linking to another site you could use the Upload tab when posting. There is no limit and Wim posted a nice tutorial how it works directly next to it. I also discovered it too late but it works perfectly.


Cheers,
Peter
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#10 WestLothian

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:38

Thank you Peter - that's much better.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:53

Thank you Peter - that's much better.


You're very welcome. I was just curious for your doodles as I have recently acquired a Pelikan IB nib myself. It promises to be a lot of fun.Posted Image
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#12 WestLothian

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 16:48


Thank you Peter - that's much better.


You're very welcome. I was just curious for your doodles as I have recently acquired a Pelikan IB nib myself. It promises to be a lot of fun.Posted Image


It is great fun - but can be a little unruly with very wet inks. I find the drier inks like the Iron Galls suit it very well.

#13 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 18:43

very nice nib and nice writing :thumbup:
Pens are like watches , once you start a collection, you can hardly go back. And pens like all fine luxury items do improve with time
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#14 WestLothian

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 23:12

very nice nib and nice writing :thumbup:


It is a nice nib and offers many styles.
I like to swap for an EF nib with an oblique grind for a complete change.


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