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#1 nectarmk

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 14:35

Why on earth has Lamy discontinued the oblique nibs for their cheaper pens? I bought a Lamy aion with a very nice M Nib, however I much prefer the oblique nibs.

Could I find them anywhere?



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Posted 01 December 2017 - 16:56

They've been gone several years. Lack of demand I guess. Be thankful Lamy still produces any oblique nibs as not many manufacturers do.

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 23:32

Well, you are right Martin. But Aion nibs appear to be very good quality and I was hoping to see more variety.
Nevertheless I enjoy my 3 Lamy 2000 (2 of them got from you) and the free Lamy service (unlike other, more prestigious makes). I guess we can't have it all!

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 16:30

As far as I know, only the 2000 has an oblique nib option. And speaking of the new Aion nibs, I hope they bring out italic nibs in the range, or at least a 1.1 mm. (And, yes,I know I can use the current italic nibs in the Aion, but having one that is aesthetically correct would be better).

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 21:37

As far as I know, only the 2000 has an oblique nib option.


You can buy Lamy Z55 2 tone 14k gold nibs in OM and OB to upgrade your Lamy pens take the Z50 steel nib.

Edited by carlos.q, 02 December 2017 - 21:39.


#6 nectarmk

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 23:54

That is an idea - but I hope Lamy create more variety with the Aion nib. I like tge pen a lot and the medium nib which comes with it is fantastic but i would use it much more with an OM nib. I might get an OM 14k nib for it (but it will cost more than the pen!)

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 11:49

I saw in The Goulet Pens page that some Lamy oblique nibs will be available soon.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 12:36

As far as I know, only the 2000 has an oblique nib option.

All Lamy pens that have gold nibs also have medium- and broad-oblique options (eg Imporium, dialog 3, scala piano black, cp1 PT etc). As mentioned above, you also have the option of an after-market 14k gold nib in an oblique point size.

 

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 12:37

Nevertheless I enjoy my 3 Lamy 2000 (2 of them got from you) and the free Lamy service (unlike other, more prestigious makes). I guess we can't have it all!

Thanks :). Yes, Lamy service is excellent.

 

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 12:57

Thanks :). Yes, Lamy service is excellent.

 

Martin

 

Same. The Lamy 2000 OM I got from TWD is single handedly the best nib I have ever seen. Even under 40x magnification, the grind still looks perfect, absolutely perfect. It has set a standard my measly 3x more expensive Pelikans can only hope to achieve some day.

 

I am thoroughly saddened to hear Lamy steel nibs no longer come in oblique flavour. These nibs are amazing.

 

P.S.: Thank you for stocking up on Travelers' stuff! Are you going to get the 2018 underlay?


Edited by invisuu, 05 December 2017 - 13:01.


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 22:40

Could some kind soul please contrast (in general terms) the line width of the OM with a 1.1 stub?


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