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Bung Box Ink Of Naotora

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#1 julia239

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 01:52

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Drip Test - A bit of water-resistance

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Check out the sheen!

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Writing Samples on Rhodia

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Writing Samples on Clairefontaine Triomphe

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Writing Samples on white Tomoe River 52 gsm

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#2 domzals1

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 02:36

Fantastic review, beautiful ink!! Thank you for sharing!

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 02:48

Not a color for me, but thanks for the review.

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 03:02

Thank you for a wonderful review of one of the most exciting inks I have received this year!  

 

I am not a fan of most red inks & have only recently started exploring them.  When I received this bottle, I removed the silly Sailor insert & dropped it on the open Tomor River pad & let it settle while I filled my pen.  The resulting spread was one of the most intense shadings I have ever seen; the gold appeared almost greenish cast from that big pool of ink!  It was a pleasure in an old soft Broad nibbed Conway Stewart & really showed it's shading & sheen.  

 

This is the first red ink that I have understood what all the "fuss" was about. It is hard to think about the cost of the ink, just thinking about what a pleasure awaits your next fill.  I thank the person who introduced me to this ink on FPN & Vanness for making it possible to obtain here, without fuss or bother.  I have purchased, received & used a lot of pens, that gave me no more joy than this ink.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:14

I rather enjoy it :)



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:25

Great review, thank you.

 

Fantastic ink. I really like the way it looks.


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 09:14

I quite like it as well. Is it new? I haven't noticed this one before.

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 11:21

Looks very close to MB's Shakespeare ink to me



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 12:12

Finally! A red I'm drawn to.

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 15:00

I am a lover of Reds... and this one is at the top of my list with Maruzen Akane.  Sailor do know how to make gorgeous reds...  :wub:  :wub:

 

Thanks for a FANTASTIC review of an AMAZING Ink!!   ;)

 

 

 

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#11 julia239

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 15:02

I quite like it as well. Is it new? I haven't noticed this one before.

 

I think it's fairly new.  I'm not certain, but I think it was made to coincide with NHK's 2017 Taiga drama about Ii Naotora.  I don't have a source for this, but it seems pretty coincidental.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 15:47

How close is this to Oku-Yama or Grenade? Some of the images remind me distinctly of the latter!



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 15:56

How close is this to Oku-Yama or Grenade? Some of the images remind me distinctly of the latter!

 

 

Very good eye..... I kept thinking it reminds me of something..  You got it. 

 

 

 

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 17:39

In my experience it is not at all like Oku Yama.  Ink of Naotora has a more 'blood' like colour to it, with a degree of orangeness to it.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 18:37

How close is this to Oku-Yama or Grenade? Some of the images remind me distinctly of the latter!

 

I don't have either of those, so I can't say.  Sorry.   :unsure:



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 03:47

I have used 1 pen full of this ink. I loved it but a friend of mine looked at my ink journal & didn't like it. Thank goodness there are enough different colors to satisfy almost everyone.



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 10:59

It seems to remind me of oku-yama...
Do you have a in person comparison for both inks available?



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 11:00

It seems to remind me of oku-yama...
Do you have a in person comparison for both inks available?

 

nvm you answered it already haha



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Posted 20 April 2017 - 20:23

It seems to remind me of oku-yama...
Do you have a in person comparison for both inks available?

I'm going to the Atlanta show this weekend. If I see any oku-yama samples, I'll try to get a comparison.

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 17:32

This ink is beautiful. And your handwriting! Thank you for this review. Money will be spent...





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