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Bril Royal Blue

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#1 EDC

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 04:35

I had a chance to try out Bril Royal Blue thanks to Vaibhav Mehandiratta's generous giveaway last year. I found the ink to be a gentle shade of blue that behaved wonderfully well in all the pens I tried.  The ink does just what you'd want: flows nicely, doesn't feather, drys pretty quickly and shades well with broader nibs. In short, it is a pleasure to use.

 

On copier paper, it's tough to distinguish from Waterman Serenity Blue.  In a TSWBI notebook, the ink drys to a lighter shade of blue.  For me, the color is rather subdued and careful and would be fine for work or school.  It's not waterproof but doesn't disappear completely when doused.

 

As far as I can tell, Bril inks are not available outside India - but who knows, that could change.  At Rs. 20 per 60ml bottle on the Bril estore, they have the advantage of being very affordable.

 

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#2 amarjit

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 04:45

Nice Review

#3 Jerome Tarshis

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 06:00

As far as I can tell, Bril inks are not available outside India - but who knows, that could change.  At Rs. 20 per 60ml bottle on the Bril estore, they have the advantage of being very affordable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bril inks are not so widely available in India. I like Bril royal blue a great deal. It came to me from the parents of an Indian pen pal. They live in Bangalore, which is where the ink is made.

 

So far as I am able to gather from many postings on FPN, Bril is difficult to find outside South India. If the company doesn't distribute its ink throughout India itself, it is unlikely to begin conquering worldwide markets. For that matter, there are other Indian inks that have rather less than everywhere-in-India distribution. Those who live far from Tamil Nadu are likely to go on obtaining Bril royal blue through individual acts of generosity rather than easy purchase.



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Posted 05 January 2016 - 06:03

 
Bril inks are not so widely available in India. I like Bril royal blue a great deal. It came to me from the parents of an Indian pen pal. They live in Bangalore, which is where the ink is made.
 
So far as I am able to gather from many postings on FPN, Bril is difficult to find outside South India. If the company doesn't distribute its ink throughout India itself, it is unlikely to begin conquering worldwide markets. For that matter, there are other Indian inks that have rather less than everywhere-in-India distribution. Those who live far from Tamil Nadu are likely to go on obtaining Bril royal blue through individual acts of generosity rather than easy purchase.

Bril is available online nowadays, you can buy it online. I don't know whether they ship it worldwide but in India they do ship it

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 08:43

Thanks for the great review.

#6 mehandiratta

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 08:53

Thank you for the review....

considering the fact the 60 ml bottle comes for Rs. 20 ... its amazing....


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#7 MKeith

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 17:21

Very nice review thanks.


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Posted 09 January 2016 - 13:01

I would like to see chelpark vs Bril (RB)



#9 amberleadavis

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 02:22

Nice review, thank you.


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