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What MBs are you using today?
Posted 14 April 2012 - 13:23
Posted 14 April 2012 - 14:16
Love and work... work and love, that's all there is.
(there was a man who obviously never knew fountain pens!)
Posted 14 April 2012 - 15:14
Posted 14 April 2012 - 15:59
Posted 14 April 2012 - 18:02
Today I have been using my Dostoevsky EF nib. The pen rarely gets inked due to the EF nib but I've been enjoying using it on cheap copier paper. Using MB
Montblanc Writers Edition: Hemingway, Christie, Wilde, Voltaire, Dumas, Dostoevsky, Poe, Proust, Schiller, Dickens, Fitzgerald (set), Verne, Kafka, Cervantes, Woolf, Faulkner, Shaw, Mann, Twain, Collodi, Swift, Balzac & Defoe
Montblanc Einstein (3,000) FP
Montblanc Heritage 1912 Resin FP
Montblanc Starwalker Resin: FP/BP/MP. Montblanc Traveller FP.
Play WE game. or POA game.
Posted 14 April 2012 - 21:45
Posted 15 April 2012 - 01:44
Still using the Dumas, these are pictures of the nib taken by Greg Minuskin after the re-tip to OBB.
The most beautiful nib made by Montblanc, IMO, and probably one of the nicest nibs never made.
Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:22
Yes. I took it back on Friday and had him realign the nib and feed so that they're straight. Then I asked him to adjust it a bit to improve the scratchiness. He said he purposefully misaligned the tines slightly to the way they were (though not as bad) so that the tines were more aligned at the iridium point.Is this the one that was scratchy? Did you get it fixed?
My newly adjusted 147 Traveller with Mystery Black ink.
Long story short, the nib is much improved. I'm very happy with it now.
Posted 15 April 2012 - 13:40
Posted 17 April 2012 - 09:59
Have all 6 of my 146s inked with Iroshizuku colors. Nibs range from B to BB to OBB.
Wow! 6 146s! Wow. These pens look so big - how heavy are they (in grams)? Not thinking of buying one, but I´m always curious about the weight when I see pictures of these pens.
Posted 17 April 2012 - 13:31
Posted 17 April 2012 - 14:04
Posted 17 April 2012 - 14:11
So, it should come as no surprise that I am using a late-1980s Montblanc 149 medium at work, with Waterman Florida Blue.
journaling / tinkering with pens / sailing / photography / software development
Posted 17 April 2012 - 14:15
Posted 17 April 2012 - 17:36
Posted 17 April 2012 - 19:47
In addition, another vintage piece of mine, a MB 234 1/2 Luxury version, with an 'OM' nib, both FPs carrying Mystery Black (perfect for work). My team for the week is typically completed with my MB 163 Rollerball and a MB 165 Pencil. What a great day!
Posted 18 April 2012 - 08:46
Posted 18 April 2012 - 13:04
Posted 18 April 2012 - 18:07
... I don't really have sufficient words to describe the sheer smugness I get from using this fantastic pen at work! ...
Pavoni, very well said I feel like this every day, using my greatest pens all the time. What a pleasure
Posted 18 April 2012 - 20:00
Posted 18 April 2012 - 20:14
149 BB cut to a "buttery stub" by PB2 loaded with Iroshizuku Asa-gao! Sorry for the bad photo. It was taken with my phone.
Damn it Now I'm going to have to go and get myself another MB 149 with a 'BB' nib and a bottle of that Iroshizuku Asa-gao ink. Pesky forum. Always teasing, always teasing . Cheers OC Mike (great handwriting )
Posted 18 April 2012 - 20:38
Posted 19 April 2012 - 16:56
Posted 20 April 2012 - 00:25
My selection for today -- Greta is loaded with Noodler's Dragon's Napalm and the 234 1/2 is with Diamine Aqua Lagoon.
Posted 20 April 2012 - 00:31