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Parker Quink Black

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#21 Mike Schutz

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 23:45

I used Parker Quink before Penman was introduced and when it was discontinued I went back to Quink. I've always been a Parker fan. It's an OK, reliable ink but not spectacular. I always have a pen loaded with Quink black but I've found a number of Noodlers inks that are blacker and perform better.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 11:27

Parker Quink Black with Solv-X, made in Newhaven, was my regular ink at school. I still have some school work from 1986 written with it. I remember it being darker than this, however, so I suppose its formulation has been changed many times over the years. Thanks for the review.
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#23 georges zaslavsky

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 10:10

used one bottle many years ago, one of the worst black inks I have ever had.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 17:06

I received a bottle of Quink black with the Parker Urban kit I purchased a while back (pen, bottle of Quink black, 2 black cartridges, 2 blue cartridges, and a converter). I stared the pen off with a cartridge, but them moved to the converter and bottle. The ink flows well in the pen, it's smooth, and is quick drying. It doesn't feather on the legal pads I use at the office. Nice fuel for the daily driver.



I bought the same Parker package at Christmas and I agree. The Quink flows beautifully in the Urban, although I wish it were a fine point, and has turned out to be an excellent every day ink. And this from some one not enamoured by blak inks in general!

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 19:59

I have a bottle of this sitting next to a bottle of Noodler's Black and it (the Quink) doesn't see much use. It's not a bad ink and relatively well behaved, but I just don't use it. It's not that it's a bad black ink, it really isn't. I believe there are better blacks.

YMMV, of course.

And, as always, appreciate the review!
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