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Sailor Bungbox 4B

sailor bungbox 4b blue-black

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#1 white_lotus


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Posted 28 July 2015 - 23:28

This review is part of a series of "blues reviews". I was fortunate enough to obtain a bottle of Sailor's custom ink for Bungbox 4B through Vanness while they had some. The papers are Mohawk via Linen, Hammermill 28ln inkjet, and Tomoe River.












The ink appears to be a single dye, similar to pthalo blue.




Reasonably waterfast. Note: one should also mop up water on an inky page with a paper towel, and one should blot up the water. Using a tissue is an error as these do not mop up the water well. Also, do not wipe as this causes the ink to spread and may obliterate your writing.


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Posted 29 July 2015 - 01:05

Excellent review white_lotus. I bought this ink several months ago from Vanness and really like it...color as well as behavior.

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 03:09

I've got a bottle on the way, and am really looking forward to it.


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Posted 29 July 2015 - 03:46

I'm on my second bottle. It's a wonderful blue-black.

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 07:20

Looks ok.

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Posted 06 August 2015 - 04:26

I think this is my favorite blue black.   It's like a more saturated and less grey Shin Kai, with tons of sheen.  

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Posted 07 September 2015 - 08:12

I think this is my favorite blue black.   It's like a more saturated and less grey Shin Kai, with tons of sheen.  


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Posted 27 January 2016 - 17:47

BTW, WhiteLotus, it really helped to have the water resistance test included. Thank you.

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 06:11

Yes, Thank You very much for the Water Resistance Test.  It is a make or break for my decision to order this ink... and went ahead and did.  


It looks absolutely beautiful.  It has some wonderful qualities of many different favorite inks of mine combine in one lovely final product.


Once again, on top of Van Gogh Starry Night Blue, you have convinced be of another deep Blue Black Beauty.  


Great review.

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