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Noodler’S General Of The Armies


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#1 Dolor_encausti

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 23:26

Initially, I inked up an Aurora Minerali Diopside with Platinum Citrus Black just long enough to watch it slosh around and get a writing sample. It was fairly dry and the medium nib on my Aurora wrote almost like a fine. Today I inked it up with Noodlers General of the Armies and I felt like my pen was venturing into broad/stub territory. I suppose Im left wondering if the Citrus Black is exceptionally dry, the General exceptionally wet, or a little bit of both. Has anyone else had this experience?

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 01:44

Most of us have had experiences like this with iron gall inks like the Platinum Citrus Black. They are very useful for taming an overly wet nib.

 

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#3 Dolor_encausti

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 05:17

Most of us have had experiences like this with iron gall inks like the Platinum Citrus Black. They are very useful for taming an overly wet nib.
 
And welcome to FPN from a fellow Texan. Hope you enjoy your time here.


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Posted 13 January 2018 - 15:41

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#5 Dolor_encausti

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 16:04

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It does appear that using an IG ink first altered my expectation of what ink flow would be like for that particular nib. I couldn’t help but notice the orientation of your notebook; are you left handed? Being left handed was initially one of my greatest challenges of this hobby.

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 18:30



It does appear that using an IG ink first altered my expectation of what ink flow would be like for that particular nib. I couldn’t help but notice the orientation of your notebook; are you left handed? Being left handed was initially one of my greatest challenges of this hobby.

 

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PS. That really was some sloppy handwriting... I do hope that people tell me if they can't read my posts... DS.


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#7 Dolor_encausti

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 20:53

Im a pharmacist. You would need to become far more illegible before I had trouble reading it. :-)






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