So, am I the only one fascinated with the broad and stub nibs?
NO! Me, me, I want the stubs!! I have 3 Esterbrooks, two fitted with 2284 "Broad Firm Stub - Signature" nibs (so says the little chart I have printed out). You can see the writing samples of these two nibs in the 'Don't just tell us, show us' thread, I believe I posted there just yesterday Two posts below yours as a mater of fact. The two are different, one more broad and one a little more stubby. I can imagine sending the broader of the two out for a little grinding to make it a true stub.
Given the discussion I have absorbed on this forum, I have thought that I would like to get examples of the 9314 stubs (in medium and broad) but now that I have just heard that these are Left Oblique (according to Pajaro above) I am not so sure. I am a lefty overwriter so Left Oblique is a challenge for me. I had MIke Masuyama grind a couple Pelikan broad nibs for me this past summer to right oblique, cursive italic and (drum roll ....) I think I found the perfect nib grind for my clumsy hand. These two nibs are joyous experiences even for someone such as myself who has ALWAYS had the penmanship of a 3rd grader.
By the way, if you feel compelled to get rid of any of the Esties which you displayed in that other thread, I am more than willing to help out. I'd like to pick up a blue, and a green J.
Edited by DrCodfish, 09 October 2014 - 00:43.