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Penbbs: No. 89 章丹

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#1 mrdjdude

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 16:23

Penbbs is a Chinese fountain pen forum that has their own line of inks. They produce them on a "season" basis and distribute them to taobao.com stores, where you can purchase them in 60 mL bottles or 5mL samples (I'm sure some of them do international shipping)

 

I purchased a 5ml sample of 章丹, a orange ink that means an ancient person who was apt at dancing. The ink is pretty bright on the eyes but shades very well, ranging from a brownish-red to a light orangish-yellow. The scan I did was using a software called Cam Scanner on my phone that actually did a better job of portraying the color than our family's printer scanner, but the ink in the scan looks a lot more red than it is in real life. It isn't waterproof and flows decently. I like this color, but it is a little more red than a standard orange. I will probably use this for journaling.

 

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#2 mrdjdude

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 16:24

Also, apologies for the low resolution and poor handwriting. Hoped just to give a general idea of the ink.



#3 PenPaper52

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 16:48



That is a lovely colour mrdjdude. Thanks for sharing and for the review.

Well done!

#4 visvamitra

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 18:48

Very nice review and I enjoy what I see :)



#5 white_lotus

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 20:14

Thanks very much for sharing this ink with us. Looks quite interesting.



#6 mehandiratta

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 12:36

I like the color... thank you for the review... 

are these available outside of China...


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