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#31 grasshopper

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Posted 21 February 2006 - 15:31

Back at you, Mrs Parker. :D ;)
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Posted 22 February 2006 - 00:19

Three pens today.

1. Sailor 1911 (f) in dark blue with Diamine blue-black ink

2. Merlin 33 (xf) in striated gray with Noodlers Sequoia ink

3. Hero 100 (f) in burgandy with PR Fiesta red ink

(I must be in a xf/f nib mood today.

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 03:39

Today, VP with Swishers/Noodlers Aquamarine Blue and Omas 360 with Swishers/Noodlers Tahitian Pearl.
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Posted 22 February 2006 - 15:39

I have four pens in circulation, today.

1. VP (fine nib) with Waterman Havana

2. Esterbrook J (9556 nib) with Levenger Cardinal Red

3. Parker Vector (Ang-stubbed nib) with Noodler's Apache Sunset

4. Pelikan M200 (14k oblique medium nib) with Private Reserve's Sherwood Green


For some reason, I really felt like using that Pelikan, today. It's been "on leave" for a while, as that blasted oblique nib was proving too much for me. But it's kinda like bleu cheese; sometime's it repels me, and sometimes I absolutely jones for it. I decirculated (that's not actually a word, is it?) my latest, a Sheaffer Royal Selangor Bamboo (which I adore, but it's a bit of an ink guzzler), to ink up the Pelikan.

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PS: Love the avatar, southpaw. Too too cute!

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#35 southpaw

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 15:46

PS: Love the avatar, southpaw. Too too cute!

Thanks! That's my boy! Kenneth turned 2 on Feb. 4th. The quilt he got for Christmas - my wife's aunt made it for him. The stuffed Golden Lab is taller than he is - Christmas present from his granny. He is such a blessing (most of the time anyhow ;) ).
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Posted 22 February 2006 - 16:09

Today (and pretty much every day) I'm using my MB 149 w/B nib filled with MB blue-Black ink.

I occasionally use a Monteverde Invincia w/M nib, filled with PR Midnight Blues ink, but I mostly use that pen on the weekends when I'm traveling around.
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#37 The Noble Savage

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 16:22

Since I am at home sick today, I have have my whole collection but I am concentrating on my:

DaniTrio Mikado
Tibaldi Modello 60
OMAS Vision Ogiva
DaniTrio AlphaPlus
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#38 Blade Runner

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 16:22

Hi T,

Cool shades Sasha!
My little one calls her sunglasses, "sunshiny glasses". :lol:

Hi SP,
Kenneth looks very cute too.
My little one is two. What a fun age.
She doesn't have a quilt, but the refrain of "lello (yellow) blankie, lello blankie!" is often heard here.

Back on topic -
After struggling with the packing for the good part of the morning, i extricated an older 146 with a monotone gold nib. A nice writer in very good shape.

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#39 Slush99

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 16:32

Cute avatar, T and Southpaw!


In my pocket: I think my Balium Core. It's always in my pocket and it's always filled with PR Shoreline Gold.
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Posted 22 February 2006 - 16:46

1st -- I guess I've got to put an avitar of my kids up, the rest of you SP and T you both have great avitars. 2 is a great age (at times). I'm about 5 months away from seeing how it is for my son, my daughter didn't really have a terrible 2's, she is having a terrible 3.5's...some of the time. The rest of the time she is sweet as apple pie

now on topic
Lamy 2000 (ef) -- Legal lapis
Wality 52 (f) -- just ran out of Eternal brown

(now I know why I always carry 2 pens)

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#41 guy

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 20:37

Today and probably for the next couple of weeks...

1) Conway Stewart #76 with Waterman Violet
2) Conway Stewart 85L with Waterman Black
3) Parker Senior Duofold with PR Lake Placid Blue
4) Montblanc Starwalker ballpoint (broad black refill if you're bothered)

They are listed in order of preference (in use) so I will use the CS#76 for most notes, sign letters with the CS85L make notes in my work journal with the Parker and use the MB for signing carbon paper orders/delviery notes that are still in use.

Hey at least I get to play around with different pens every day...

#42 Larry T

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 21:12

Today I'm carrying three pens, a burgundy Sailor 1911 with fine 21k nib and Sailor blue-black ink, a green striped Pelikan M800 with fine nib and MB racing green ink, and a cinnamon Signum Nova with fine nib and PR orange crush ink.

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Posted 22 February 2006 - 21:23

Three pens inked. One getting the majority of the use as the cart is almost empty so I need to finish it and clean it.

Rotring Core with Rotring blue cart (Pushing to get this one finished and cleaned)
Rotring Core with MB Black converter
Esterbrook SJ with Parker Black Quink
Best use of a pen:

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#44 The Noble Savage

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 19:36

Let me see...

MontBlanc 149 with Noodlers Black
Tibaldi Modello 60 with Noodlers Black
DaniTrio Mikado PR American Blue
Stipula Novecento PR DC SS Blue

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 20:04

ok: Today it is a Soma Modélé Deposé (huh?) with Pelikan Brilliant Brown. :)
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Posted 23 February 2006 - 20:21

Lamy 2000 (ef) with Legal Lapis
Esterbrook J (9550) with Noodler's Gulfstream Blue

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 20:23

Today is a Waterman Exception Black with a Medium nib loaded with Rotring Shannon Green ink.
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Posted 25 February 2006 - 02:22

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I've fallen in love with an older 146.

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Posted 25 February 2006 - 06:14

Namiki Vanishing Point - F (Noodler's Iraqi Indigo)
Waterman Charleston - XF (Noodler's Gruene Cactus)
Pelikan M600 - M (Noodler's Purple Martin)

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 20:05

In addition to my 149 (now with Quink BB), I'm using a 1970s Sheaffer school pen inked up with Sheaffer Brown ink. Just got it in the mail from ebay for $3.

I couldn't resist the pen as it's the same model as the first FP I ever used. So its been a bit of a trip down memory lane today.
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Posted 03 March 2006 - 22:00

Today, the Waterman Sérénité and the Pelikan Place de la Concorde. A really French day :D

The Place de la Concorde is my most "uplifting" pen, and the Sérénité by far the most comfortable.

#52 acfrery

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Posted 03 March 2006 - 22:12

Five pens are inked:

Dani Trio Mikado-size Matte Ebonite with stub nib, filled with Noodler's Blue Black. A definitive winner.
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Omas Ogiva (full size) burgundy with medium nib, filled with Noodler's Sawaro Wine. This is such a smooth experience...
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Pelikan M200 Anthracite, stub nib by Pendemonium with back Quink. Excellent!
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Sheaffer Imperial in Cadmium Yellow, with fine nib and 1/2 Montblanc red + 1/2 Sheaffer King's Gold. Yes, I am proofreading papers these days!
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Pilot VP with Pendemonium's stub nib and Noodler's Standard Brown. Lovely!
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I must add that I am extremely happy with the nibs I bought from Pendemonium. They turned pens that rarely entered my rotation in all time favorites.

(All but Omas pics from the Web: Kevin, Swisher, nope and Namiki sites)

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 01:31

Today I took two oldies but goodies - a black Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown with a springy (almost semi flex) wet medium nib, and my trusty Parker 75.

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 02:02

Today I took two oldies but goodies - a black Sheaffer Imperial Touchdown with a springy (almost semi flex) wet medium nib, and my trusty Parker 75.

Hey great minds think alike!

I ended up using my new (to me) cisele Parker 75 filled with Waterman Blue and a copper-finished, stub-nibbed Sheaffer Legacy 2 that was filled with PR Copper Burst. I also ended up doodling with my black Sheaffer Intrigue with a great stub nib.

Any day is made better by writing with a good pen...

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 02:17

The Legacy 2 combo sounds fantastic. Glad to hear you picked up a cisele 75. I can't say enough about how much I like that pen. I thought I'd never like a small pen until I started carrying it around.

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Posted 05 March 2006 - 01:34

Today, I'm using 3 pens:

Parker "51" Vacumatic (cedar blue with sterling silver cap) with Parker Quink Blue Black
Parker "51" Special (burgundy) with Waterman Florida Blue
Parker "51" Vacumatic (dove grey) with Noodlers Zhivago
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Posted 05 March 2006 - 02:01

Today it's the same Balium Core. Happens to be the only pen I was using today. Of course, it's filled with PR Shoreline Gold. :P
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Posted 05 March 2006 - 02:15

A Cross 150 year anniversary sterling silver.

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Posted 06 March 2006 - 03:12

Today, I am using a Reform medium nib filled with Noodlers La Colour Royale. It is a good pen to take during out door activities.
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Posted 06 March 2006 - 03:23

Today, large Blue-Black Omas 360, fine nib, Noodlers/Swishers Tahitian Pearl and Stipule Duetto World Lux Amethyst LE with medium nib and Noodlers Antietam.
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