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#121 loganrah

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Posted 30 July 2020 - 04:22

Thanks, I did manage to find it. Already testing it out in my MB149. 

I've updated the spreadsheet: https://docs.google....dit?usp=sharing

At this point the box is extremely full, so I've basically just replaced what I took out with about the same amount in samples and bottles. (It seems to me that the least likely thing in there to be useful to anyone is the cartridges so it might be an idea for someone who would use them to take out the two boxes to free up some space. I don't use cartridges, and I've only got two pens those would fit anyway, so I won't.)

Amanda: I checked out the pen wrap and I really like the construction. It definitely feels sturdy and I can't imagine pens getting damaged in there unless you did something crazy like stand on it. However, the pattern isn't really for me so I'm going to leave it in the box for someone else to appreciate. 



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Posted 30 July 2020 - 08:35

@loganrah, I'm not sure if you picked up or at least tried any of the Noodler's Prime of the Commons blue-black ink the first time the box came around to you, but its colour is more of a dark teal than a dark blue, so it may yet fit with your quest for petrol-coloured ink. It's not a limited edition, although as I understand it there is only one retailer (in the UK) that carries it. I relinquished my 3oz bottle at the start because I can't stand the woolly outline it makes on most papers including Rhodia, but since then I've come across one or two types of paper on which it doesn't feather. I think someone found good use for two-thirds of that bottle (excellent!) but rebottled the final 30ml of it in a Diamine-style plastic bottle. If you haven't tried it, give it a go, and perhaps compare it with Noodler's AirCorp Blue Black (which is also dark teal, but more vivid and less "petrol" like).


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#123 AmandaW

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Posted 30 July 2020 - 08:51

 

Amanda: I checked out the pen wrap and I really like the construction. It definitely feels sturdy and I can't imagine pens getting damaged in there unless you did something crazy like stand on it. However, the pattern isn't really for me so I'm going to leave it in the box for someone else to appreciate. 

That's cool. If you need to save space in the box when it moves on you could just bin it. I was already thinking it was just a thought experiment that's failed.


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Posted 03 August 2020 - 06:20

That's cool. If you need to save space in the box when it moves on you could just bin it. I was already thinking it was just a thought experiment that's failed.

 

I definitely wouldn't say that. I really like the construction and the quality. I'm just quite specific about the patterns I like in things, and they have to match my clothes... If you made them in plain black, or better yet crimson paisley, I'd probably buy one. Also, unfolded the wrap doesn't take up much space and does offer extra cushioning, which I can only imagine is a good thing, even with a whole lot of bubble wrap around the box. 



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Posted 21 August 2020 - 07:33

Just pointing out that I still have the box if anyone wants it put up your hand. 







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