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#1 Charles Skinner

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 19:39

I may have ask this question before and just forgot your answers. If so, excuse me.  I can not find Toucan Bright Blue ink these days. A dealer allowed that he has my name down on a waiting list, but I am tired of waiting. So, is there a Sailor Ink this you would call BRIGHT BLUE?  Surely there is!  ---- Bright Blue, just a LITTLE toward the Turquoise color. I have learned in my old age that I like BRIGHT colors more than dark colors!  Thanks in advance.  C. S. (electronic immigrant because I do not understand the language of the "dot com age!") 



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#2 minddance

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 19:46

I find Rohrer and Klingner Blu Mare bright, turquoise leaning blue :)

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 19:53

http://www.fountainp...ic/331683-help/

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#4 Maurizio

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 21:40

I think Private Reserve Cosmic Cobolt and their DC Supershow Blue are very “bright” or intense, though not as much as Bay State Blue.

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#5 Chrissy

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 21:43

Sailor Jentle Souten in the standard Sailor range fit's the description of bright blue.  :) Sailor Jentle Sky High would too, but costs more.  :D


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Posted 22 February 2018 - 22:36

Do you want something that leans turquoise/cerulean?  Or middle of the spectrum but bright?  

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 03:52

Kingdom Note's Porpita porpita is a bright, extremely blue blue. No sheen, minimal shading, I'd say it's almost like Baystate Blue (though not as vivid, and very easily cleaned). Caran D'Ache Hypnotic Turquoise is a really pleasant ink, Pilot's Ama-Iro matches your Toucan very well, and Sailor's Yuki-Akari is similar, though a bit lighter. Kobe's Agean Sea is, I think, another very good fit. 



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Posted 23 February 2018 - 23:36

I'd stay away from Baystate Blue. It's actually quite dark, the eye-searing is a different optical effect. It's also on the violet side, not the green/turquoise side. That said, I find diluting it makes it brighter (and friendlier). You can try the same with your other inks. Less saturation so you can see more of the white paper.

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 00:16

Lamy Pacific (turquoise), it's visual twin Pelikan Edelstein Topaz (seems just a little wetter, more lubricated), Pilot Iroshizuku Kon-Peki. 

 

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#10 Herrjaeger

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 00:40

Monteverde Sapphire Blue and Horizon Blue are rather bright blues, as is Diamine Blue Velvet. Looking at a sample of Toucan Bright Blue in Ink Reviews also reminded me of Noodler’s Ottoman Azure.

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 19:09

I have a tiny sample of Bay State Blue and some cartridges of Visconti Blue. I think the Visconti would be a safer ink.

In everyday use is an old stock bottle of Parker Super Quink Permanent Blue (with Solv-X). It works brilliantly in my Lamy Safari. I have just refilled it again with the same ink.

I had used Herbin Eclat de Saphir & found it too violet for my taste. Diamine Blue Velvet is a little dark, except in my Waterman which writes dry. The Herbin ink is a little pricey.

I don't know if the vintage Parker Blue is as good or better than the latest permanent blue.

I do I can't get Permanent Blue in the shops locally, just the wishy-washy washable stuff. So I go on-line instead of benefiting a local trader.                     



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Posted 09 March 2018 - 02:20

Diamine Florida Blue, when run fresh and wet, is surprisingly bright :)

Diamine Royal Blue is more blue than Herbin Eclat.

But both are nothing turquoise-leaning as OP wants.

Edited by minddance, 09 March 2018 - 02:24.


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Posted 09 March 2018 - 02:37

+1 for Sailor Souten. A lovely turquoise leaning blue that is bright, cheerful, and we'll behaved.

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 03:35

Have you tried Montblanc UNICEF Blue?

Seems to match the shade of Blue that you are looking for.

 

http://www.fountainp...nc-unicef-blue/








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