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Diamine Salamander - Compact Review

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#1 Jan2016

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 17:38

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#2 namrehsnoom

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 17:52

Your review shows the ink off very nicely. I like Salamander a lot - it's an ink with many faces, parts green, yellow, brown and black, depending on the pen & paper you use.

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 17:58

Yes, I like it a lot. Never boring.



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Posted 07 January 2019 - 12:26

Since I just took some photos of this ink (one of my favourites!) I might just add them to this thread, right?

 

watered down

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cloooose

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looks different from every angle

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in writing (wet vintage safety pen)

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chromatography (simple handkerchief)

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just a drop of ink on a moist paper towel separates the dyes -- yes, this dark green ink consists of lemon yellow & dark blue!

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 15:16

This has become one of my favorite murky greens - it looks particularly good coming from the fine nib in my Sailor Pro Gear Slim. :)

 

Thanks for all the pics and the review.



#6 Tas

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 23:26

SO pleased to see Salamander being shown some love :wub: 

Lovely close ups JulieParadise :)



#7 Tom Kellie

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 23:47

~ Diamine Salamander has a welcome place on my writing desk.

 

The 30ml bottle may need to be replaced in 2019 due to use.

 

It's a color which lends itself to sketches.

 

Thank you for the posts and the images.

 

Tom K.



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 00:08

I was slightly worried that it was being discontinued because Goulet Pens had it on close-out (sold out now), but apparently it's just because it wasn't selling well for them - at least, I hope that's all it is.  (Of course, I've got an 80mL bottle that's mostly full, so I should quit worrying.)



#9 Jan2016

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 05:35

It is still on their website;

 

https://www.diaminei...px?prodcode=101



#10 LizEF

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 17:15

It is still on their website;

 

https://www.diaminei...px?prodcode=101

 

Thanks.  That and various other vendors were my first check.  Then in one of the Goulet videos, they explained that the closeouts were just about what does / doesn't sell for them.  Panic averted. ;)



#11 Charles Rice

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 17:37

I love Diamine, but this one leaves me cold.  Too dull.

 

But of course very happy with the review.  How else do we figure out what to buy and what not to buy.



#12 Intensity

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 18:51

This one is on my list of inks to get eventually--has been for a long time.  I love complex inks with varying hues.


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#13 mehandiratta

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 18:57

Nice review.. its a very underrated ink

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