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Ever Wondered What Ink Flow Looks Like Under A Microscope? Or What Rouge Hematite Looks Like Zoomed In?

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#21 xljj42

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 19:52

Spectacular! Try Stormy Grey too! It's a different kind of sheen!

 

 

Was just about to suggest that myself!  I love watching that dry on paper like Rhodia, because you get to watch the deposit of the gold dust (dunno if it's really gold, of course) sort of materialize as the wetness of the ink part evaporate.  

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I plan on trying Stormy Grey as soon as I get some! 



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#22 Sailor Kenshin

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 20:14

Coooooooooooooooool!

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 20:21

These videos are awesome. Thanks for sharing them!! 



#24 Sailor Kenshin

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 20:33

And how do you get your nibs to run so wet?

And flex? On a TWSBI? And Safari?

#25 xljj42

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 20:57

And how do you get your nibs to run so wet?

And flex? On a TWSBI? And Safari?

 

For wetness, I think everything is greatly exaggerated due to the microscope. Zoomed out as normal writers, they're not any wetter or drier than the other pens in that range.

 

As for the flex on the TWSBI and Safari, I don't recall using any extra pressure and have not adjusted the nibs on either of them. Again, I think it comes from the zoomed in nature of the video and maybe the shallow writing angle I had to use.

Glad you liked them though!



#26 Steve J

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 21:30

Very cool, thanks for posting!


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 22:35

Stunning... THANX!!

Still, two questions...

1 - What paper... Rhodia?

2 - What Hematite generation... first or third???

 

Thanks again

Mike


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 23:15

Stunning... THANX!!

Still, two questions...

1 - What paper... Rhodia?

2 - What Hematite generation... first or third???

 

Thanks again

Mike

 

That is Rhodia graph paper. Spiral bound. As for the Rouge Hematite, I am unsure. I bought the bottle already opened from someone on pen_swap on reddit.



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Posted 03 November 2014 - 13:26

Thanks. I'm stll looking for the 3rd Generation (newest version) since I only have the 2nd one and there is -- as we all know in the meantime -- absolutely zero gold in it...

 

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Posted 03 November 2014 - 17:36

I could watch these for hours.  They're really cool; thanks for sharing them.  :)



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Posted 03 November 2014 - 18:04

That was so cool! Loved watching the Rouge Hematite dry!


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Posted 04 November 2014 - 00:12

watching ink dry. heh. awesome.

 

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 01:12

I enjoyed the videos, my wife and kids enjoyed mocking me for watching videos of ink drying. I guess it was a win-win

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 01:28

I think this is the best thing I've ever seen!







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