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Orange Zest Robert Oster

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#1 Nikaa

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 12:51

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ORANGE ZEST Robert Oster Singature Ink
 
My first review here ;)
 
I really like Robert's inks. I like them in particular for a wide palette of colors, good price and good qualities. Robert is also a very nice guy   ;)
 
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Bottle is plastic, quite modest but I like her design. Its capacity is 50ml.
 
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Rhodia dotpad
 
The color is well saturated, with a hint of red. It works perfectly in thin lines as well as in wider. Here I use it in nibs: Sailor H-M and Bexley's stub. Shading present in a broader line. Without shining. ;)
Properties good. The drying time is about 12 seconds od Rhodia dotpad, on other papers shorter. Good flow.
Some Oster's inks are a little dry, but Orange zest not.
Ink works well in fountain pens, I had the opportunity to use it for a long time. It's safe.
 
Here's a sample on various papers.
 
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On Clairefontaine with Noodlers Apache.
 
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Filofax notebook.
 
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Oxford notebook in hard cover.
 
 
I like Orange Zest. I can recommend it. Oster has many other interesting oranges. Below the sample. The card has a few months already, so you can see if the color loses its intensity over time.
 
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#2 saskia_madding

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 15:43

Thanks for the review and especially the final comparison shot!  I think I prefer the regular orange to the zest, and I would never have known without your picture.  :)



#3 amberleadavis

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 19:02

Oh, wow great comparison. Thank you.


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