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Blue Black? The Quest Continues...

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#41 amberleadavis

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 00:05

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#42 pbhat

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 14:05

Pilot Blue black is an excellent ink with good flow but the colour leans more towards blue then black.

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 14:15

Pilot Blue black is an excellent ink with good flow but the colour leans more towards blue then black.

 

I've read a lot of good things about this ink. It seems to be one of those inks that is hard to beat for what you pay for it. Unfortunately, it leaning more towards blue than to black is exactly what kept me from buying it so far.

 

 

 

And on a slightly related sidenote... I decided to try the Sailor Jentle Blue Black in my Vac 700, as it writes a little more wet than the 580AL. Works like a charm (so far). But I did find out that Sailor Jentle bottles are #*$&%#^$!!! to pour ink out of (I was trying to fill up my Vac 20 ink bottle). What a mess (and yes, I took the plastic reservoir thingy out first...). Next time I'll use a syringe, good thing I have a few 25ml ones left from when I had a drain in my gut...


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#44 Tas

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 15:45

Glad you made a choice. Can't wait to see your findings.

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#45 iveyman

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 15:55

My favourite blue-black ink is Noodler's 54th Massachusetts which I use to write daily. It is a beautiful, bulletproof blue-black ink. Love it.



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Posted 15 August 2014 - 18:04

Glad you made a choice.


Huh? What? Have I made a choice?
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#47 Tas

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 18:47

I decided to try the Sailor Jentle Blue Black in my Vac 700, 

 

 

 

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 18:51

The Sailor Jentle ink is what I'm looking to replace as it doesn't meet my requirements for an everyday ink. :)
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#49 Tas

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 19:40

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#50 lapis

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 19:50

Hmm.... it (the Sailor Jentle Blue Black) does meet all of the requirements I need for my pens. And the smell of phenol is a treat on top!

 

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#51 Tas

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 19:52

Do I sense a swap on the horizon, lapis, Coop . . . ?



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Posted 15 August 2014 - 20:02

Or on the shore?


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