I recently bought a Visconti Homo Sapiens Bronze, which is always oversize if I am correct, with a F nib.
After writing one fill of ink with it I thought the amount of pages written was quite small, so I inked it again, and started to test it. It wrote exactly 5 A4 pages.
Just to make a comparison David vs. Goliath I inked a Kawecosport vintage piston filler with a OM nib, which writes similarly wet, but with a slightly thicker line, and wrote the same text again. To my suprise, I wrote also 5 pages with this small pen.
So the ink capacity of the Visconti appears laughable.
How I ink it - I pull out plunger, then submerge ink in nib, push plunger, wait 15 secs, rotate knob back in, and that's it. I tried even with pulling out plunger, pushing it back in, wait 15 secs, then do the whole thing again, same results.
Am I doing something wrong or is the ink capacity so puny?
Edited by Pen_Noob, 01 April 2016 - 15:48.