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Pelikan To Discontinue Bb, 3B And All Oblique Nibs

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#61 Ghost Plane

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 23:19

True dat. Sorta like going to a car dealership & always shown the mid-range sedan, regardless of need.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 00:42

I don't understand why Pelikan wouldn't just produce smaller quantities or charge more for broader nibs. One of the best things about Pelikans was the ease of a nib change. Reduce those options and that advantage disappears. But then again, what do I know? I'm only a loyal consumer :rolleyes:



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 16:05

True dat. Sorta like going to a car dealership & always shown the mid-range sedan, regardless of need.

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 13:29

Re: a Pelikan OB, "Oblique Broad", nib (I realize they are no longer available), is that a "left foot" (right hand) nib or a "right foot" (left hand) nib?


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Posted 24 January 2015 - 13:43

Re: a Pelikan OB, "Oblique Broad", nib (I realize they are no longer available), is that a "left foot" (right hand) nib or a "right foot" (left hand) nib?



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Posted 24 January 2015 - 13:43

They are all left foot obliques..

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 13:45

for a right handed user?

 

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 14:10

Yes, left foot obliques made for right handed users.

I'm not sure if reverse obliques (right foot oblique), are sold as a factory option by most major manufacturers, possibly Mont Blanc and one other that I can't recall. Otherwise if it's labelled as an oblique it'll be a left foot oblique.

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 14:19

Thank you very much, And what type of pup is that great face?


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Posted 24 January 2015 - 14:30

Thank you very much, And what type of pup is that great face?


It's a boxer.. Amazing dogs, if you can call them that. Personally, I think they are the product of alien experiments to conflate canines, humans and clowns!

I think I recognise your profile pic, Boston Terrier? I'm planning on getting one my self one later this year!

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 14:45

Yes, left foot obliques made for right handed users.

I'm not sure if reverse obliques (right foot oblique), are sold as a factory option by most major manufacturers, possibly Mont Blanc and one other that I can't recall. Otherwise if it's labelled as an oblique it'll be a left foot oblique.


Back in the days of the original 100, right footed obliques were an option;

RM (Rechtsschräge Mittel) Right oblique medium
RB - (Rechtsschräge Breit) Right oblique broad
RBB (Rechtsschräge Sehr Breit) Right oblique double broad

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