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What Pen Are You Waiting For In The Mail 2018


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#1 RMN

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Posted 27 December 2017 - 00:18

This is the new 2018 version of the topic

Which pen are you waiting for in the mail

 

 

The last post in the old topic can be found at:

 

http://www.fountainp...72#entry3976172

 

 

Enjoy

 

 

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#2 Danno44

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 13:00

No longer waiting, items arrived Saturday. I am hoping to start using later today and will break out good camera to take better photos. I need the primary notebook to work on my horrendous penmanship. Both Pilot metropolitan pens, black medium nib, silver fine nib.

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#3 kulms

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 04:28

Currently waiting for a Kaweco Sport Ice in orange. Planning to eye dropper it and for it to be my EDC in college. Of course in a back pack incase it leaks.



#4 sub_bluesy

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 09:17

Just put in for a Taccia Timeless in black. Had my eye on this pen for many months and pulled the trigger on a fair deal. Freakin massdrop will be the end of me I swear!
Cause if your eyes on the ground when the night comes around, youll only see the stars when they fall like rain.

#5 chromantic

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Posted 02 January 2018 - 13:04

Currently waiting for a Kaweco Sport Ice in orange. Planning to eye dropper it and for it to be my EDC in college. Of course in a back pack incase it leaks.

 

In a zip-lock in a back pack ... you don't want ink all over everything in the back pack if it does leak.


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#6 Arkanabar

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 02:45

So when do we start the 2018 versions of this thread, along with "What pens are you using today?" and "Show us the pens you're using today!" threads?



#7 sub_bluesy

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 08:03

Kaweco Liliput in Fire blue with a double broad nib. This one is going to be interesting!
Cause if your eyes on the ground when the night comes around, youll only see the stars when they fall like rain.

#8 Asterias

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 08:49

1960 Montblanc 149 BB nib!



#9 MG66

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 16:32

Converter for my Shaeffer No Nonsense, so I can, you know, actually use it.  :)

 

C, who's apparently not good with fine print


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Posted 03 January 2018 - 18:23

Parker 65, one of those Penbbs pens, TWSBI 580 AL Rose, and the Sheaffer Taranis mentioned here before... Don't know why that isn't here yet.



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Posted 03 January 2018 - 21:26

1960 Montblanc 149 BB nib!

Woo hoo! Where did you find that beauty?

 

Congrats and use it in good health!



#12 inkstainedruth

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Posted 04 January 2018 - 01:10

Kaweco Liliput in Fire blue with a double broad nib. This one is going to be interesting!

 

OOOH....

Of course a pen that small with a nib that broad means you'll be going through ink like crazy -- and refilling a lot....

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#13 GoldenNibs

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 06:11

Conklin Crescent Filler small size. Antique bhr model. Dont care for the new ones.



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Posted 05 January 2018 - 14:42

FVGC Intuition Terracota!



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Posted 05 January 2018 - 19:49

First pen purchase of 2018 is a Pilot Metro in a fine nib(I always try to keep at least one in my collection because they are my favorites), plus some washi tape & a notebook(Campus)


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#16 RoyalBlueNotebooks

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 21:42

First pen purchase of 2018 is a Pilot Metro in a fine nib(I always try to keep at least one in my collection because they are my favorites), plus some washi tape & a notebook(Campus)

"Campus" as in the Kokuyo Campus perhaps? Could you report back about the quality of the paper if you remember? I've been wanting to try it out myself.


Edited by RoyalBlueNotebooks, 05 January 2018 - 21:42.


#17 dylim1

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 05:20

Bexley Poseidon Magnum II


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#18 RoyalBlueNotebooks

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 09:31

Ordered two Pilot Pluminix with F and B nibs. Pink and yellow for the body colors. 



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Posted 07 January 2018 - 02:45

Lamy Al-star in Black. . . 

https://www.lamyusa....-star-sale.html

At that price. . .  could not resist. 

I also ordered a bunch of sample packs from Goulet. 

Maybe I should take up drinking instead . . .  :(



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:23

Went a little bananas today, on the first let alone both. I hemmed and hawed over the Pelikan M805 Ocean Swirl for 24 hours, a fair sized splurge for me, but pulled the trigger. A few hours later, I was scanning random brand listings, and stumbled across and got stopped in my tracks by the Pilot Silvern Tsumugi. I’m a sucker for all things sterling and, yeah, it happened.






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