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#561 pankaj

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 05:09

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According to my spreadsheet, that was Diamine Marine.

CRYSTAL CLEAR handwriting. So pleasing to the eyes.



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#562 A Smug Dill

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 05:15

CRYSTAL CLEAR handwriting. So pleasing to the eyes.


Thank you very much for your kind words!

As always:  1. Implicit in everything and every instance I write on FPN is the invitation for you to judge me as a peer in the community. I think it's only due respect to take each other's written word in online discussion seriously and apply critical judgment.  2. I do not presume to judge for you what is right, correct or valid. If I make a claim, or refute a statement in a thread, and link to references and other information in support, I beseech you to review and consider those, and judge for yourself. I may be wrong. My position or say-so carries no more weight than anyone else's here, and external parties can speak for themselves with what they have published.  3. I endeavour to be frank and truthful in what I write, show or otherwise present when I relate my first-hand experiences that are not independently verifiable. If it is something you can test for yourself and see the results, I entreat you to do so.


#563 pankaj

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 06:23

Geha Stub : grinding by  expert , cosmetic damage by me. Soft and smooth.

 

Damage ...no issue. Try Fail, Try again Fail better. 

( Hope to die with the right regrets .....Arthur Miller )

 

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#564 GlenV

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 14:47

Parker 51 burgundy 1950
Sheaffer Crest 40s
Both smooth writing

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#565 Inky-Fingers

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#566 pankaj

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 05:46

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#567 pankaj

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 06:15

One of my MB favorites : KAFKA

 

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 05:11

Just some pics of my 3 most favourite pens ...

  • Pelikan Souverän M1000
  • Montblanc Heritage 1912
  • Pelikan Souverän M1005

 

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#569 pankaj

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 06:54

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#570 pankaj

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Posted 25 May 2019 - 06:49

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All metal.  Slim section. Fence sitter, despite being FC



#571 mehandiratta

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Posted 15 June 2019 - 06:31

This beauty 

 

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#572 SoulSamurai

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Posted 15 June 2019 - 07:51

Oh, that is a very unique pen! I like your ink choice too.



#573 mehandiratta

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Posted 16 June 2019 - 04:19

Oh, that is a very unique pen! I like your ink choice too.

 

thnk u


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#574 mehandiratta

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Posted 19 June 2019 - 05:02

This is Wality 71 JT and not 69A as handwritten in Pic...

 

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The nib is by Syahi and it is a threaded nib instead of previous generation friction fit nibs


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#575 Mongoosey

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Posted 02 July 2019 - 08:42

I've been using a Lamy Vista-EF with Noodler's Walnut with my 52 gsm TRP Nanami Notebooks and I am loving this combo.

 

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#576 A Smug Dill

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 03:54

I got sick of hating my Pelikan M815 — a sentiment which peaked when I found the B nib on my Platinum #3776 Century "The Prime" laid down lines of about the same width — and, given the lack of information about the upcoming Sydney Pen Show 2019 and which stalls and which nibmeisters will be there, I amateurishly attempted 'surgery' on the nib instead, on the risk assessment that I could replace the nib with a new unit for about A$250 if it all goes pear-shaped.

(I had a number of unsuccessful attempts at making that nib drier and write with a finer line, lost sleep over it, got into a bit of a tiff with my fiancée, and all that... before I ended up with a result I can live with.)

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As always:  1. Implicit in everything and every instance I write on FPN is the invitation for you to judge me as a peer in the community. I think it's only due respect to take each other's written word in online discussion seriously and apply critical judgment.  2. I do not presume to judge for you what is right, correct or valid. If I make a claim, or refute a statement in a thread, and link to references and other information in support, I beseech you to review and consider those, and judge for yourself. I may be wrong. My position or say-so carries no more weight than anyone else's here, and external parties can speak for themselves with what they have published.  3. I endeavour to be frank and truthful in what I write, show or otherwise present when I relate my first-hand experiences that are not independently verifiable. If it is something you can test for yourself and see the results, I entreat you to do so.


#577 Tas

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 07:47

I got sick of hating my Pelikan M815 — a sentiment which peaked when I found the B nib on my Platinum #3776 Century "The Prime" laid down lines of about the same width — and, given the lack of information about the upcoming Sydney Pen Show 2019 and which stalls and which nibmeisters will be there, I amateurishly attempted 'surgery' on the nib instead, on the risk assessment that I could replace the nib with a new unit for about A$250 if it all goes pear-shaped.

(I had a number of unsuccessful attempts at making that nib drier and write with a finer line, lost sleep over it, got into a bit of a tiff with my fiancée, and all that... before I ended up with a result I can live with.)

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Oh man, that feeling of knowing one's beloved pen doesn't lay down the line expected of it. Yuk.

I've trashed many a nib doing what you have done and am delighted you've managed to resolve the issue. Who dares wins . . . .etc etc.



#578 A Smug Dill

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 08:20

@Tas , thanks!

 

I may well be in an eccentric minority, but I wish more nibs would perform in the way that makes sense to me: put down fine and sharp lines for writing (what one would designate in Microsoft Word as) 12-to-14-point body text with 'normal' hand pressure and 10-point footnotes or annotations with a deliberately light hand, but act more like a broader blunt instrument when reverse-writing to put down the occasional heading.

 

(All the same, I'm grateful that most of my pens will at least do the opposite: lay down broader lines in normal orientation, but significantly finer and often sharper lines when reverse-writing. It's just a little weird to reverse-write with a fountain pen more often than I do with the nib in normal orientation.)

 

Personally, an instrument like that would really contribute to my enjoyment of handwriting while giving the output some flair. I know many other users are self-styled fans of shading and sheen in fountain pen inks, and over time I've started to like those characteristics more (instead of seeing them as just uncontrolled distractions from legibility and gravitas), but I think the best way to show them off is in their manifestation in very narrow lines, with sheen appearing like metallic threads reflecting light unevenly while shading can be see when one looks very closely over the length of a 0.3mm-wide line of ink.


Edited by A Smug Dill, 28 July 2019 - 08:22.

As always:  1. Implicit in everything and every instance I write on FPN is the invitation for you to judge me as a peer in the community. I think it's only due respect to take each other's written word in online discussion seriously and apply critical judgment.  2. I do not presume to judge for you what is right, correct or valid. If I make a claim, or refute a statement in a thread, and link to references and other information in support, I beseech you to review and consider those, and judge for yourself. I may be wrong. My position or say-so carries no more weight than anyone else's here, and external parties can speak for themselves with what they have published.  3. I endeavour to be frank and truthful in what I write, show or otherwise present when I relate my first-hand experiences that are not independently verifiable. If it is something you can test for yourself and see the results, I entreat you to do so.


#579 pkotrcka

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 12:06

My newest Sailor, PGS Red Supernova

 

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Posted 28 July 2019 - 19:06

Stiplula Etruria Gallicana Notte di San Lorenzo

with 14K M

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