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#1 mehandiratta

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 03:49

Dear fellow members

I was using matrix spiral notebook earlier and currently iam using soft bound classmate notebooks... I was certainly liked classmate notebooks better than the matrix spiral notebooks...

However i would like to know from all
1. What notepad you are using?
2. How much it costs?
3. Purchased from?
4. Will you recommend it?

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 08:45

I use Paperkraft notebooks of ITC. The paper is 70gsm and cones with concepts... Its slightly expensive than Classmate but the paper and look is better...

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 08:53

Dear fellow members

I was using matrix spiral notebook earlier and currently iam using soft bound classmate notebooks... I was certainly liked classmate notebooks better than the matrix spiral notebooks...

However i would like to know from all
1. What notepad you are using?
2. How much it costs?
3. Purchased from?
4. Will you recommend it?

I like to use Royal executive bond A5 sized letterpads from BILT. 100gsm. Also available in A4. These I bought in bulk from landmark a few years back, maybe still available. price was approx 1re per sheet IIRC.  Their 100gsm Royal Exec bond paper is available in reams also. I also love the 90gsm BILT ledger paper.


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Posted 17 January 2015 - 17:47

I like to use Royal executive bond A5 sized letterpads from BILT. 100gsm. Also available in A4. These I bought in bulk from landmark a few years back, maybe still available. price was approx 1re per sheet IIRC.  Their 100gsm Royal Exec bond paper is available in reams also. I also love the 90gsm BILT ledger paper.

I am planning to go your way... buy executive bond paper and get them hard bound ....


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Posted 17 January 2015 - 17:52

I am planning to go your way... buy executive bond paper and get them hard bound ....


In Mumbai, in some shops, you get wonderful leather bound notebooks with ledger paper with choice of unruled or ruled paper. The book is stitched in leaves and they open flat, very nice notebooks but are somewhat pricey of the order of say 225rs for 350pgs.

I am sure Nai Sarak in old Delhi has some shops selling such superb notebooks.

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Posted 18 January 2015 - 05:34

In Mumbai, in some shops, you get wonderful leather bound notebooks with ledger paper with choice of unruled or ruled paper. The book is stitched in leaves and they open flat, very nice notebooks but are somewhat pricey of the order of say 225rs for 350pgs.

 

Hari,

 

Any suggestions for shops in Bangalore selling notebooks with ledger paper? No leather for me, thanks (leather and silk gall me somehow)...


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Posted 18 January 2015 - 06:07

Hari,
 
Any suggestions for shops in Bangalore selling notebooks with ledger paper? No leather for me, thanks (leather and silk gall me somehow)...


maybe try at avenue road.
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Posted 18 January 2015 - 07:23

I've  been using JK Cedar 100 GSM paper. The Mega More store in Hyderabad had them on sale a month ago for about 240 or 260 rupees per ream (500 pages).



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Posted 18 January 2015 - 18:00

Try the Mysore Paper Mills 70 and 90gsm. Really good paper.

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Posted 24 January 2015 - 05:53

I am moving back to India in a few months and had been wondering what to switch to from Rhodia. Thanks for all the excellent suggestions. Are these papers all very FP friendly ?


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Posted 24 January 2015 - 07:09

Buy a ream of bond sheets and get them binder... You will not regret that

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Posted 12 February 2015 - 19:17

ve recenty bought 100gsm ream of royal executive bond... they are amazing...


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Posted 13 February 2015 - 04:52

I have used Rhodia notebook and it's great... No bleed through...

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Posted 13 February 2015 - 04:58

What inks do you guys use?
I'm currently using Navneet notebooks and I find their quality is all over the place. Sometimes the paper is great, and sometimes it's terrible.



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Posted 13 February 2015 - 06:41

What inks do you guys use?
I'm currently using Navneet notebooks and I find their quality is all over the place. Sometimes the paper is great, and sometimes it's terrible.

i use majorly camlin royal blue, and camlin scarlet red and lamy turquoise... 


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Posted 13 February 2015 - 18:25

Got a ClaireFontaine notebook today...

Great first impressions.. Seems better than rhodia

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Posted 12 April 2015 - 06:32

Added some info on Bilt's Ledger paper (90 GSM) in below thread.

 

http://www.fountainp...ly-paper-india/

 

HTH

 

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 17:30

I use A5 or A4 notebooks from Bilt Matrix. They use something called as royal executive bond paper of 90-100gsm. And they are still pretty much available. Very fine quality smooth paper. Available in white and off white/cream colours. The off white paper comes in their hardbound "Natural" series.



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Posted 18 June 2015 - 18:08

The majority of the paper I write on is cheap and nasty copier paper - my employers think that paper should be printed on not written on.

 

My own notepads, I tend to buy A4 and A5 Cambridge Business spiral bound notepads - they are lovely 80gsm pages that I have spilled ink on and they still did not have bleed through.

 

I tend to buy them when they are on offer at different retailers and store them in my stationary chest at home until needed.

 

Not sure what the availability outside of the UK is but if you run across them they are well worth a buy.



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Posted 18 June 2015 - 19:15

A4 size 75gsm paper which is free. So i just need to get it bind. So i pay Rs. 30 for each such binding and get almost 250 pages in that.







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