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#1 TechT

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 20:06

Hello, everyone. Finally decided to join the FPN. One day awhile back I happened upon a video of someone using a fountain pen and demonstrating how they worked, and I was mesmerized by it. I've been using them constantly and collecting a bit here and there since then. My most used pens are my Lamy 2000 (M) which I use for journaling, and my Pilot Vanishing Point (EF) that I use for jotting down notes at work (I take a lot of notes). Unfortunately I don't know many people who are into fountain pens, so I'm excited to have a place to discuss them with other's who share my interest in them.



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Welcome home.  Pull up a stump and set a spell.


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#3 Tweel

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 22:43

Hi, welcome to the Fountain Pen Network!


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 00:47

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. You made great choices of pens, but I would've gone with a broad nib ;)



#5 langere

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 01:45

You have some excellent pens there!  You might want to go to a pen show - perhaps the Chicago one? - when it comes.  You'll find lots of friendly people there and learn lots of things.

 

Erick


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#6 sharonspens

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 01:59

Well, hello! What part of Indiana?

 

Sharon in Indiana (Muncie!)


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#7 DaveT

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:00

Hello and welcome to FPN from a fellow Hoosier.

I am in NW Indiana, where are you?

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 03:16

Welcome to FPN from Michigan.
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 04:06

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.
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Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:06

Greetings and welcome to FPN.
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 07:11

Hello and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa.


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Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge, Louisiana...Enjoy your time here


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Posted 01 December 2017 - 21:37

Welcome !  

 

I have a LAMY 2000.  It is one of the smoothest fountain pens I own.  Enjoy yours.


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Zum Augenblicke dürft ich sagen: 
Verweile doch, du bist so schön ! 


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 20:24

Thanks, everyone. The warm welcome is appreciated.  :)

 

 

Well, hello! What part of Indiana?

 

Sharon in Indiana (Muncie!)

 

 

Hello and welcome to FPN from a fellow Hoosier.

I am in NW Indiana, where are you?

 

I'm in Southern Indiana. Just across the river from Louisville.

 

 

You have some excellent pens there!  You might want to go to a pen show - perhaps the Chicago one? - when it comes.  You'll find lots of friendly people there and learn lots of things.

 

Erick

 

I'd love to go to a pen show sometime. I could probably make it to one in Chicago some time, if I made a weekend of it.



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 20:30

Welcome to our little corner of the universe from a pen user in San Diego. You made great choices of pens, but I would've gone with a broad nib ;)

 

I've been wanting to get a broad nib pen here recently. Medium just tends to be my comfort zone, and the extra-fine on the Vanishing Point is so I can safely use it on most any paper since I take it to work with me.

 

Welcome aboard, from Charleston, SC.
Mike

 

I have some family in Charleston. Any pen shows or good pen shops around that area?

 

Welcome !  

 

I have a LAMY 2000.  It is one of the smoothest fountain pens I own.  Enjoy yours.

 

Yeah, the Lamy 2000 is a fantastic pen. I make excuses to use it as frequently as possible. I've thought about picking up a second one some time, but for now I'm going to be good.  :P








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