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#1 ravi2box

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 16:08

Hello fellow FPN'ers,

 

I have been browsing FPN for around a year and this is my first post. I have been an avid FP user for the last 15 years. I used FP's exclusively through school and university and only recently since last year, started a collection. Here is an initial set from my humble collection:

 

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From  top to bottom:

 

Parker 45 flighter - Good deal on eBay. Wonderful writer

Pilot Vortex - Good nib, but very disappointed with the pen quality overall

Sheaffer No Nonsense - Smooth wet medium nib. hate the color

My first  "foreign" FP - Lamy Safari M. Should have got an F or an EF. 

Reynolds Grippy (in blue and red) -  tiny little school pen that punches far above its weight

 

Flair Inky - Indian version of Pilot Varsity. Nice. Surprisingly  good build quality. converted to ED

Maped free writer - French?  school pen with an interesting design. Smooth M nib

Another Flair inky

Maped 'Click' reload - Interesting cartridge load mechanism and feels very good in the hand. Kudos to Maped for trying something different

Pilot Varsity? - older gen Varsity I guess. Very smooth wet nib. Should have got an F

Pilot Preppy - excellent build and smooth nib. Used as EDC for a month. Enjoyed every bit of it

 

Also have a ton of chinese pens in my collection - Another post maybe....



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#2 PAKMAN

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 16:23

Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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#3 OCArt

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 17:30

Welcome to our little corner of the universe. I'm sure you will enjoy your time here. Well, at least you won't misplace that no-nonsence pen!


“The proper definition of a man is an animal that writes letters.”

Lewis Carroll

 


#4 Clancy

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 18:42

Greetings and a warm welcome to FPN. It's great to have you here with us. :thumbup:


"Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause." - Gandhi -
 
 


#5 northstar

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 19:52

Hello and welcome to FPN.

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#6 Wahl

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 21:16

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#7 Kris1

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 22:57

Hello and welcome and enjoy FPN.



#8 VirtuThe3rd

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 08:07

Hi! Welcome to FPN.  :W2FPN: 
I'm really glad you've joined us.
 
Enjoy! 
 
Best wishes from Japan,
VirtuThe3rd


#9 Sasha Royale

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Posted 13 December 2015 - 20:12

Welcome !  

 

I think the color of the NoNonsense is magenta.  It is a color that did not sell very well.  I encountered a seller,who had a carton of one dozen.  I bought all of them for about 25 Euors.  I kept two, and gave the others as gifts.  I am proud of my brilliance !  What would the recipient say ?   "Your gift is ugly !"   :lticaptd:

Take care of yours.  Remember     UGLY  =  UNPOPULAR .   UNPOPULAR + 60 years  -  RARE .  

 

Write with joy.


Edited by Sasha Royale, 13 December 2015 - 20:12.

Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn. 
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 






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