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#41 Bloch

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Posted 28 November 2014 - 15:05

 

Yes, Konrad is the Ink Master.  Right now the easiest/affordable way to get them is through a Group Buy.  Follow the link in my signature, the KWZI Second Group Buy is completed, but I will announce in that thread when we are ready for the next one.  It won't be until the new year

 

 

In the meantime, drop me a PM with your mailing address and I can mail you a sample of #36 for you to play with and decide if you really want it.. (You will... :P)

 

 

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Posted 30 November 2014 - 20:48

Awesome thread - thanks all!


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#43 Cyber6

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Posted 03 December 2014 - 02:31

If you are looking for Sheaffer King's Gold...

 

 

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In a pinch... Diamine Sunshine Yellow is close...

 

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#44 Algester

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Posted 03 December 2014 - 07:25

so I was right how Ina-ho and Shinkai-ichi gold look similar what about with Shousaikan shin-zan in the group was was I right?



#45 Morbus Curiositas

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Posted 03 December 2014 - 13:41

Affengeiler review :D

 

Very nice colours.... I do have the Vert d'olive...  I even reviewed it before....

http://www.fountainp...tman-and-zweig/

 

 

ButI MUST have that SAILOR too.... Even if I have to rob someone or invade a country for it  :D


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Das leben ist wie ein Perpetuum Mobile mit ein Mangel..... Immer im Bewegung jedoch nicht unendlich. (life is like a troubled Perpetuum Mobile ever moving but not for ever)

Tricked throughout the centuries...

For centuries people had been tricked by kings & "religion-alism"

In the 20th century people got tricked by communism

Today people get tricked by (neo)capitalism  :) 


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Posted 05 December 2014 - 22:51

Wow what an awesome resource!

Thank you Cyber6 and everyone who is contributing! I am definitely going to follow this thread!

 

 

Quick question - I use a small Clairefontaine notebook for my ink/pen journal which is perfect for me. But what do you guys use for the ink swab cards (are they pre-cut cards? Or are you cutting out your own out of certain papers?) And how do you store the the cards?

 

Thank you for any advice!


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Posted 05 December 2014 - 23:00

I use the Marumam Nmemosyne Cards..  (you can find them at JetPens)..

 

But that is cause I wanted an easy way to keep track of my inks without much effort from me.  I am sure you can find better paper (the Mnemosyne paper is good but not the BEST fountain pen paper) and cut your own.  You can also buy the ring tops in a dollar store.   I have them organized by alphabetical by brand and then by ink name.   Once I locate the ones I want.. I can remove them and scan/compare them side by side.  VERY useful.

 

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#48 Tessy Moon

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Posted 06 December 2014 - 02:57

Oh that is brilliant to put them on a ring! Thank you for the great suggestion!  :)


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Posted 02 January 2015 - 04:28

The rich Montblanc Lavender is difficult to source within Australia - is there a substitute? Anything even close?



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 10:16

Maybe you'll find something in this comparison.



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 12:21

I use the Marumam Nmemosyne Cards..  (you can find them at JetPens)..
 
But that is cause I wanted an easy way to keep track of my inks without much effort from me.  I am sure you can find better paper (the Mnemosyne paper is good but not the BEST fountain pen paper) and cut your own.  You can also buy the ring tops in a dollar store.   I have them organized by alphabetical by brand and then by ink name.   Once I locate the ones I want.. I can remove them and scan/compare them side by side.  VERY useful.
 
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Muji do very similar cards.

#52 Zut Alors

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Posted 02 January 2015 - 12:42

Thanks, Visvamitra, the 60 violets purples comparison is one of my favourite threads, your work is outstanding.

 

But even amongst that many inks there's nothing quite like the Montblanc Lavender.



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 12:55

This 2011-2-25, ink sample vials IMG_1611.jpg is one of the ways I compare colors.  I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials. 



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 13:46

I use the Marumam Nmemosyne Cards..  (you can find them at JetPens)..

 


 

UK buyers can buy these from The Journal Shop



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 13:47

What a cool idea this is ! Unhappily I'm messy, this kind of order just isn't reachable for me. Well, it is, however I would have to put them in place every five minutes.



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 14:21

These cards have changed my life. Seriously.

 

Migo984, I'm eternally grateful.

 

PS. The Journal shop are out of stock at the moment  :(



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Posted 02 January 2015 - 21:38

This attachicon.gif2011-2-25, ink sample vials IMG_1611.jpgis one of the ways I compare colors.  I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials. 

 

 

I'm totally impressed!  Like Vis, I'm too messy.


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Posted 02 January 2015 - 21:48

Well, I'm messy in other ways!  But thanks, amberleadavis and visvamitra!

And Visvamitra, your purple samples are awesome!  I love that you did them in different ways, so we can see how they behave under different circumstances.  Wonderful!  Thanks so much for sharing all this!



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Posted 03 January 2015 - 23:00

Great thread!

 

Here's my contribution: Now defunct Organic Studios Maganate (Maganese) is very close to new up-and-comer KWZI #23 IG Blue #2. The KWZI is only a touch more blue.

 

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Posted 04 January 2015 - 00:44

This attachicon.gif2011-2-25, ink sample vials IMG_1611.jpgis one of the ways I compare colors.  I have one rack for inks I have whole bottles of, and the others are ones I only have as the sample vials. 

 

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That is the most visual means of use and comparison I have seen yet; wonderful!


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