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Diamine Classic Green

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#1 The Good Captain

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 10:04

Announcing Diamine's new 'Classic Green' ink. I've just been given the go-ahead to post this simple review but must say in advance that the computer I'm using at the moment doesn't show the colour as precisely as my old one did, even after calibration. So hopefully, comparing this ink to others that some of you will have, will be a better option.

 

I's a great, old-fashioned green and I'm pleased that Diamine allowed me to have a hand in the 'blend' as it were. It will probably be available within the month and there are working on the barcodes and labels at the moment. One or two of my letter-writing recipients will have seen this already so hopefully they can comment on the colour as well.

 

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The soak tests below were done with my usual timing of a rinse followed by a 30 minute 'bath'.

 

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I really like this colour and hope it will be well-received.


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Posted 04 April 2016 - 10:06

Looks interesting.



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 11:27

Looks a bit too dark for me. Is there going to be a Diamine Classic series or is it just this one?



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 12:17

Thanks for the preview, Good Captain. It doesn't seem much different from the good old Green-Black - or am I mistaken?



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 12:47

Looks very similar to the DIamine Racing Green, but not quite as dark as the MB British Racing Green. It's interesting to see what colors are left behind after the soak.


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Posted 04 April 2016 - 13:32

Or the monitors at my university are really poorly calibrated, or the ink looks rather black-ish?



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 14:37

Or the monitors at my university are really poorly calibrated, or the ink looks rather black-ish?

 

I was wondering the same thing....

I love Classic Red -- it's what I think the color red should be.  It doesn't lean pink or orange or burgundy: it's right smack in the middle of the color spectrum, IMO.

Classic Green though?  Not so much....

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 15:08

Exciting, I love a dark murky green but can't quite see its subtle nuances yet. Looking forward to more posts from you soon !  :)



#9 The Good Captain

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 16:41

I'll sort out another image as it is definitely not as black as the scans show. Many apologies but I wanted to get it up and live, as it were, as soon as I was allowed. The comparisons I have on paper are really quite distinct and I think it fills a gap in their range. So do they, otherwise they wouldn't have gone ahead, would they?


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Posted 04 April 2016 - 16:54

I'll sort out another image as it is definitely not as black as the scans show. Many apologies but I wanted to get it up and live, as it were, as soon as I was allowed. The comparisons I have on paper are really quite distinct and I think it fills a gap in their range. So do they, otherwise they wouldn't have gone ahead, would they?

 

No apologies !
You did the right thing. We're all v excited now.  :)  :)  :)



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 17:06

Announcing Diamine's new 'Classic Green' ink. 

 

 

Someone in Diamine must have my number..... cause that green has my name WRITTEN ALL OVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:

 

 

Gosh... are there more colors coming on this "Classic" line ?..   :D

 

 

 

 

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 18:19

Can't say I'm a fan of greens but nice review.



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Posted 04 April 2016 - 21:34

Looking forward to see more samples (but I think I already need it...).

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Posted 04 April 2016 - 21:44

I like dark greens and am interested in seeing more of this.



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Posted 05 April 2016 - 07:22

 

No apologies !
You did the right thing. We're all v excited now.  :)  :)  :)

Thanks very much.


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Posted 05 April 2016 - 07:25

 

 

Someone in Diamine must have my number..... cause that green has my name WRITTEN ALL OVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:

 

 

Gosh... are there more colors coming on this "Classic" line ?..   :D

 

 

 

 

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There is the Classic Red already. We picked the 'Classic' for this new green to avoid any possible confusion with anything to do with the words 'racing' or British', for obvious reasons...


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Posted 05 April 2016 - 07:54

I love dark greens and this looks like a job well done. Thanks Good Captain :)

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Posted 05 April 2016 - 08:53

I have just realised what was wrong with the scanner. The 'image adjustment' setting had been check as 'auto' whereas normally I have it set to 'off'! So here are the first two sheets again, showing the subtleties in the new Classic Green.

 

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That's more like it!!!!!


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Posted 05 April 2016 - 09:12

I can see clearly now, as the song goes. Many thanks, Good Captain. It's a good ink that's going on my wish list. 



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Posted 05 April 2016 - 09:22

I have just realised what was wrong with the scanner. The 'image adjustment' setting had been check as 'auto' whereas normally I have it set to 'off'! So here are the first two sheets again, showing the subtleties in the new Classic Green.
 
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That's more like it!!!!!


Now this looks much more attractive. I think Diamine needs to expand it into a "Diamine Classic" line!





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