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#1 amberleadavis

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 22:53

In the spirit of the Estie Loaner Program, here is a TWBI loaner program.

 

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#2 amberleadavis

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 22:54

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 22:59

For those of you who might have difficulty reading my writing or reading cursive... here is the short version of the rules.

 

The pens are part of my collection.  I'm willing to loan them out. I'm also interested in loaning them out with an ink that I'm reviewing so we can do some co-reviews.

 

All members may participate, but I may request you post a bond for the replacement of the pen.  I want my pens back in great shape.

 

I am willing to loan out 3 of the 540s and 2 Vac 700s.  For the Vac 700s, the nibs have been customized. For the 540s you can email me if you'd like to try a custom nib.  I do not have any XF, F or even M nibs.  I have stubs and broads.  (Sounds kinky).

 

Borrower will pay for shipping and insurance both directions.

 

You may borrow a pen for a month. 


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Posted 12 September 2014 - 23:23

Great idea and very generous of you.  I have a white Mini Rose Gold and I love it.  Sign up folks (and get it inked - Amber has way cool inks!)


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#5 amberleadavis

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 23:38

:wub:   Ah, thanks!


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Posted 12 September 2014 - 23:48

I have a 540, 3 x 580s, 3 x Vac 700s, 2 Minis and a Classic - various nibs.

They are nice pens!!. I am the UK Estie Loaner so I might join in here too!!



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Posted 13 September 2014 - 02:55

That's a very generous offer. If you don't mind my asking, what aspects of TWSBIs most appeal to you, and what is your favorite nib on a TWSBI? I've been eyeing Pendleton Brown's stubbed TWSBIs, but new models come out before I've made a decision.

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 04:55

I have a 540, 3 x 580s, 3 x Vac 700s, 2 Minis and a Classic - various nibs.

They are nice pens!!. I am the UK Estie Loaner so I might join in here too!!

 

 

Perfect!!!


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Posted 14 September 2014 - 04:56

That's a very generous offer. If you don't mind my asking, what aspects of TWSBIs most appeal to you, and what is your favorite nib on a TWSBI? I've been eyeing Pendleton Brown's stubbed TWSBIs, but new models come out before I've made a decision.

(Iove the new Inky Scream avatar)

 

 

Currently, my favorite is my Tomahawk and I do love my TWSBIs.  So, you want to try one?


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Posted 16 September 2014 - 15:56

My thoughts on the M200 compared to the TWSBI 540.

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 15:57

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 15:57

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 15:58

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 20:59

Okay, I have five pens out on loan, but we have a spots for our members in the UK, thanks to alc3261- I also have a Vac 700 still available.


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Posted 23 September 2014 - 18:06

Well, borrowers, are you enjoying the pens?


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Posted 23 September 2014 - 18:17

Today, we received 3 pens from the private collection of the TWSBI family.... to add to our loaner program.

 

So, do we have three more individuals who want to try a TWSBI?


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Posted 23 September 2014 - 22:51

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In short, I love it  :wub:   I'm with you on posting; you can but it's a mighty long pen if you do.  Lovely balance unposted.   Fellow FPNers, you have to try the Tomahawk stub mod by LahLahLaw.  Yeah, yeah, I know it looks a little strange but if you love a juicy nib you're gonna love this mod.  I'm sending him a Nussbaum Phoenix with a M nib; can't wait to see how it writes when I get it back.  I'm thinking :cloud9:


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Posted 23 September 2014 - 23:00

BTW, what do you think of that ink --- that's an IRON GALL -- can you believe it?


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Posted 23 September 2014 - 23:32

Great ink!  Nothing like the Salix I tried although some of that (a lot of that?) may be the nib.   I wrote some comments on p. 2 (second image).  I expected to have to give the pen a shake from time to time but haven't had to even once - and I've used it a lot.   Never a hard start, never a skip.  Guess the surface tension issue (or whatever it was) has resolved itself.  I hope I can get a few bottles in the group buy (I'd really like to get a bottle of brown for dcpritch).

 

How does the 540 compare to the 580?


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Posted 24 September 2014 - 02:05

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Breathe.  Take one step at a time.  Don't sweat the small stuff.  You're not getting older, you are only moving through time.  Be calm and positive.







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