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Exploring Opinions: How Much Does Nib Creep Matter To You?

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#41 Komitadjie



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Posted 09 May 2014 - 17:23

Not an IDEAL thing, but if it's confined to the nib, it doesn't bother me.  That's down right at the bottom of my concerns with an ink, right next to the smell of the open bottle.

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 01:46

I don't like it, but I rarely see it, so it's a moot question for me.

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 01:50

A little nib creep is OK. But when it's a favorite ink (Diamine Oxblood), it's really irritating. I love that ink but it doesn't want to behave.

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#44 OneBadBadger


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Posted 12 May 2014 - 04:50

A little nib creep is OK. But when it's a favorite ink (Diamine Oxblood), it's really irritating. I love that ink but it doesn't want to behave.

I just got a sample of oxblood delivered yesterday, when I get back to town it will be waiting, along with 4 other samples and my Pilot Metropolitan Fine


#45 Paddler


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Posted 13 May 2014 - 13:27

Well? DId anybody try it? Did anybody even read about it? (Probably not.)

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 13:34

I don't notice it unless I'm looking at the nib for some reason. For instance, I can't even tell you which of my pens or inks creep. Heck, they probably all do a little.


This probably means that I haven't experienced bad nib creep with any of my pens.



Edited by flatline, 13 May 2014 - 15:22.

#47 Inkydinkydog



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Posted 13 May 2014 - 14:55

I don't mind unless it's excessive.

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 19:00

Not at all. Actually kind of like it.


Allows me to tell quickly which pen is inked and which is not - among the pens lying on my desk or in the desk drawer.




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