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Fountain Pen Ink In Copic Markers?


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#1 Inkling13

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 01:21

I wanted to make a Noodler's Blue Ghost marker, since I have read that Blue Ghost is hard to completely clean from a pen (not that you can see it normally though). Has anyone done this? I've gathered the supplies, an empty Copic marker, and Noodler's Blue Ghost. I did read online somewhere that mentions that you can put water-based ink into these markers, although Copics are meant for alcohol-based ink. I can't find any references to others who have done this, and I am afraid of spending all this time and effort to find it doesn't work. 



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#2 Corona688

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Posted 28 February 2018 - 22:56

Haven't tried it myself but water ought to be compatible with a wick. I doubt it will clog or explode. It might drip, since water doesn't evaporate as fast as alcohol, or misbehave in some subtle flow-related way since alcohol is thinner. If you're worried you could try thinning it with methanol/ethanol/isopropanol.

Edited by Corona688, 28 February 2018 - 22:58.


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Posted 28 February 2018 - 23:57

It works! Works perfectly. If you want to use an ink without risking a pen or just st don’t want to bother with a FP, it works, and it even comes as a double tipped marker, refillable and retippable. I would show pics, but as I used it to log all my updated passwords, I don’t want to blow my cover.

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 19:59

One tip, write with the Copic first. If write with plain ink first, any residual ink can be carried by the marker, leaving suspicious streaks.

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 11:46

You should also be able to use a Preppy marker, though you would need to add silicon grease and/or an o-ring.








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