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Mb Dostoevsky Writer's Edition: Skipping, Ink Flow Problems

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#1 MBDostoevsky


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 19:19

Hi Guys


Just got hold of MB Dostoevsky B.


It is a new pen and I am having problems. It is skipping and I believe there is ink flow problems. Am using Waterman ink which is pretty decent.


Secondly, despite the skipping the writing is not smooth. My hands get tired and painful when I write as I have to press with different pressure levels to make the ink flow depending on the position of my hand and the words I am writing.


I did flush the pen with water, but I am thinking of soaking the nib in cold water for at least 12 hours to open up the pen.


Would that be enough or should I go for 48 hours with dishwashing detergent?


Feedback appreciated.



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