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Help For Next Level Fountain Pen In Gold Nib!new high school lamy platinum help gold nib next level newbie india daily writing
Posted 17 August 2017 - 18:22
Posted 17 August 2017 - 22:25
Pilot offers 14k gold nibs in soft: ef, f, m, and b in their Metal Falcon (Elabo), and at least some of those in the regular (plastic) Falcon. I have a Falcon with a gold soft extra-fine (SEF) nib. It will go from a whisker-thin line to 1mm or maybe even more, I imagine, but I don't push it.
I believe Platinum also offers soft gold nibs.
These are well within your stated price range, at least they are in the USA.
I may not have been much help, but I DID bump your thread up to the top.
Posted 17 August 2017 - 22:58
Welcome! Lamy 2000 tends to be a fan favourite! I've asked what everyone's favourite is, and the overwhelming response was either a Parker 51 or a Lamy 2000.
Posted 18 August 2017 - 00:13
Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego.
Posted 18 August 2017 - 00:45
I definately want it to be a gold nib as i want to feel the experience of writing with one getting some feedback with it maybe.
It's difficult to know what you mean by this, or what you're expecting to be different about a gold nib. You can get that very experience with a steel nib. As Jar quite rightly says there isn't much performance difference between steel and gold.
I do think that you're perhaps hoping that the grass is greener on the other(gold) side, but often it can be a disappointment overgrown with weeds and thorny things unless you have realistic expectations.
If you're wanting it to be gold just because and that you've heard that gold is bouncy and springy, in most cases it's not. Most of my gold nibs are harder feeling than the steel nibs. If that's the case though there are some soft nibs but they're not the norm. For a soft nib I would recommend the Pilot Custom 74 with a soft medium-fine nib.
Edited by Bluey, 18 August 2017 - 01:10.
Posted 18 August 2017 - 10:05
Hello and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa.
To sit at one's table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen - that is true happiness!
- Winston Churchill
Posted 18 August 2017 - 11:01
Hello and welcome to FPN. IMHO gold nibs do sound and feel different to steel nibs. The Lamy 2000 would be a good start, but I would recommend a F nib.
Posted 18 August 2017 - 11:53
Posted 18 August 2017 - 13:46
For the Safari, LAMY offers several changeable nibs, including a "fine" nib. Time required for Safari nib change is twenty seconds. You wouldn't have to buy an additional pen, if you like the LAMY Safari.
What benefit do you expect to derive from from using a gold nib ?
When I was in school, I foraged for paper, using the blank backs of any paper found. I become accustomed to writing on only one side of paper. This habit is especially useful, when dealing with modern, cheap papers.
Auf freiem Grund mit freiem Volke stehn.
Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen:
Verweile doch, du bist so schön !
Posted 18 August 2017 - 15:28
Posted 18 August 2017 - 17:50
Posted 18 August 2017 - 17:54
Edited by PranitSingh, 18 August 2017 - 17:58.
Posted 23 August 2017 - 00:22
I like the Platinum 3776 of the possibility of using the universal cartuhos adapter,but Amazon does not send to where I live.
Lamy Battlefield 2000,
Pelikan M600/605 blades, good design
Pilot Custom 74
Pilot Custom Heritage 92
Pilot Custom Heritage 912
The Parker ink has a subtle brightness and light blue Visconti or Waterman. Greetings
Edited by hachikomustang, 23 August 2017 - 00:25.
Posted 23 August 2017 - 19:02
I would have to agree with the overwhelming majority of responses on this thread thus far. You can't go wrong with the Lamy 2000 and I too would recommend a Fine nib. The Pelikan M600/605 is a great great pen as well but a bit more pricey than the Lamy. Good luck and let us know what you decide!
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