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#31 scrivelry

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 00:25

I have been meaning to ask - what is the difference between a stub and an italic nib? 

 

I have italic nibs, and I have a Plumix with an "m" nib that looks like an italic to me. 

 

If a stub is different, then I will send you a pm or whatever we have to do to enter this, but if it is the same or different only in name then I am taken care of, next batter up...  ;)

 

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 00:31

My understanding is that the difference is something of a matter of degree. A stub and an italic both are wider then thick, yielding variations of broader downstrokes and narrower cross strokes. An italic offers this to a more pronounced degree, but, having sharper edges is more position sensitive, whereas the more rounded edges of a stub make it easier to use, but showing a lesser degree of variation. Hope that makes sense, and yes, by all means PM me to enter!

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 00:33

Me first... Me first!!!

 

 

Dying to PIF the following..... to all the AMAZING and generous people on FPN!!!

 

I have a set of Toucan Inks coming my way in the new year... These are AUSTRALIAN inks... only found in JustWrite.com.AU!!

 

 

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http://www.fountainp...k-at-justwrite/

 

 

I am PIF'ing a set of samples .. 14 in total to one of the best PIF'er of 2013!!!

 

Send me a note..  you don't have to tell me what you have done... I have followed the PIF thread since the beginning of 2013 and I know who you wonderful people are... :D :D

 

 

:lol: :lol: HAPPY NEW 2014 EVERYONE!!!! :lol: :lol:

I am, willing to bet that the best pif-ers of 2013 will be oddly reluctant to nominate themselves.  I



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 00:33

I think i really wish I had been a member for the required 3 months. Stubs are new to me but 1) the pen is beautiful and 2) it looks like it would help me to write with a much more calligraphic (?) flavor. Wow, what a nice PIF for the fortunate selectee! My opening comment that "I think I really wish" is because the stub nib is so new to me, or maybe that I am so new to using fountain pens.

 

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 00:37

I am, willing to bet that the best pif-ers of 2013 will be oddly reluctant to nominate themselves.  I

 

My thoughts exactly...  But I was ready for that... I am throwing their names into the hat...  :lol:


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 01:06

That BB stub looks juicy.  I picked up a 1.1 Goulet nib for my Vac 700 and a 78g with a broad stub recently and they're tons of fun!

 

 



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 01:25

That BB stub looks juicy.  I picked up a 1.1 Goulet nib for my Vac 700 and a 78g with a broad stub recently and they're tons of fun!

 

You tell me...  I am totally disqualified since I have several stubs..  But oh lord... that Burgundy looks sooo yummy... :puddle:


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 02:06

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.

Does the brand or model name have at least 1 "e"?



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 02:46

Can you buy a vowel before choosing a consonant? Alex, could we get a ruling?



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 03:56

I think it's a Parker 61.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 05:53

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.

Is it a Pelikan M800?  Why did I guess that?  Because I tried one out at the Vancouver Pen Store when I was there a couple of months ago and I believe it may be the perfect pen for me... size, weight, balance, how wet the nib was... :wub:... in other words, maybe wishing for my dream pen will make it happen... like in a movie.... :D

 

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 09:45

Is it a Pelikan M800?  Why did I guess that?  Because I tried one out at the Vancouver Pen Store when I was there a couple of months ago and I believe it may be the perfect pen for me... size, weight, balance, how wet the nib was... :wub:... in other words, maybe wishing for my dream pen will make it happen... like in a movie.... :D
 
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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:01

Let's play a game:

 

Whoever can guess my first PIF, gets the pen. Ask me a question for clue answerable by yes or no. You can keep asking as long as I say Yes until you score a hit. If I reply No, you're out! One person at a time. If you win, I'll gladly mail it for free. On your mark, get set, go...

 

Hint: I'm 62 and I'm older than the pen.

 

I'm changing the rules  of engagement. It's now free for all. Three strikes you're out. You may ask all 3 questions in one post but if you get 3 "NO" answers you're out; if you get 1 or 2 "NO", you could stil ask another question later on.I didn't expect some would PM me for the Y/N questions. I wanted everyone to see all the questions and my answers, so everyone could zero in to the identity of the mystery pen.

   So far the questions (and my answers) have been:

I'm gonna start off with a wild guess because I can - Is it a Parker 51?

No, it's not a Parker 51. I'm not giving away my Plum.

Is it not Japanese?

No, not Japanese. I don't have a Nakaya.

Is it made by an american Brand?

Yes, used to be American.

Does the brand or model name have at least 1 "e"?

Yes.

Can you buy a vowel before choosing a consonant? Alex, could we get a ruling?

I don't know, I'm not Alex. Let Alex answer it.

Is it a pen made by an American company? (i.e Sheaffer)

Yes, Sheaffer has more than 2 "e"s.

Is it a Pelikan M800?

No, you're not paying attention.

I think it's a Parker 61.

That's not even a question and you're not paying attention either.

So the pen is made by Sheaffer?

Yes, how did you guess that?

 

Enough, I think we have enough clues. For those who got a strike, I'm issuing a clemency. All scores are reset to zero, Please don't PM me or post your questions somewhere. Post them here only (and only in this thread) so everyone could see. Wait for my answers to the questions before you ask another. Wait for your turn. Good luck!


Edited by Pincel, 03 January 2014 - 10:03.

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:06

 

 

Enough, I think we have enough clues. For those who got a strike, I'm issuing a clemency. All scores are reset to zero, Please don't PM me or post your questions somewhere. Post them here only (and only in this thread) so everyone could see. Wait for my answers to the questions before you ask another. Wait for your turn. Good luck!

 

Is it a Sheaffer Sagaris?


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#45 BeRa

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:12

 

Is it a Sheaffer Sagaris?

No. Next question. Anyone?


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:14

No. Next question. Anyone?

Since no one else is really asking.

 

Is it a Sheaffer 500?


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:21

Is it a vintage no-nonsense - old timer? Hoping it is haha!



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:23

Is it a vintage no-nonsense - old timer? Hoping it is haha!

Close but no cigars. Same family.


Edited by Pincel, 03 January 2014 - 10:31.

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:23

Is it a Sheaffer School fountain pen?


Edited by top pen, 03 January 2014 - 10:25.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:25

Since no one else is really asking.

 

Is it a Sheaffer 500?

One strike, 2 to go. Try again?


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:26

One strike, 2 to go. Try again?

 

 

I believe that was my 2nd strike. I'm going to go with:

 

Is it a Sheaffer Legacy?


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:26

Is it a Sheaffer School fountain pen?

No, but I'm not stopping you if you want to use it in school.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:28

 

 

I believe that was my 2nd strike. I'm going to go with:

 

Is it a Sheaffer Legacy?

I have a Legacy Heritage but I'm keeping it. One of my best writers.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:29

to clarify on your response, it is not an old timer?

 

If it isn't, i would like to guess prelude!



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:35

to clarify on your response, it is not an old timer?

 

If it isn't, i would like to guess prelude!

You're sneaky, No, not a prelude. Strike 2, 1 to go.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:37

Is it a Sheaffer Award?



#57 hariharan

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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:38

Is it Sheaffer imperial ?



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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:41

Is it a Sheaffer Award?

No reward for Award. Strike 2. Save your last for sure.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:46

Is it Sheaffer imperial ?

I lost one Imperial 330, bought another. I like its extra fine lines. Not an Imperial. I said earlier in response to kvz that it's same family as a Vintage Old Timer.


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Posted 03 January 2014 - 10:46

Is it Sheaffer PFM ?