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Sheen From Sailor (Nano) Pigment Inks


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#1 A Smug Dill

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 02:38

On Bloc Rhodia No16 80g/m2 paper:

fpn_1535682598__sailor_nano_inks_sheen_o

 

KIWAGURO written using a Pilot VP 18K gold F nib

SEIBOKU written using a Lamy steel EF nib

SOUBOKU written using a Pilot Metropolitan steel F nib


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Posted 31 August 2018 - 03:10

Oh, drat -- now you're just making me want Soubuku all the more.... 

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#3 A Smug Dill

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Posted 31 August 2018 - 03:17

Be ‘warned’, in order to get that purple-tinged-with-green sheen from Sailor souboku, the ink has to be very saturated, and stay wet on the page for a very long time.

 

The gold sheen from kiwaguro and purplish-red sheen from souboku isn't very noticeable to my naked eye. I actually cannot detect the sheen from kiwaguro by looking at the page even now, and I was very surprised that the camera picked it up.


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Posted 31 August 2018 - 12:24

Souboku is doing superbly for me at work in a Sailor Pro Gear Realo with a fine nib. It's well-behaved on all sorts of paper and starts up every time.


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Posted 31 August 2018 - 13:08

I have a black Sailor Pro Gear Realo, still factory-sealed in a clear plastic sleeve, because I can't decide which ink to put in it. On the one hand, I want it to write with a super-reliable archival ink; but, being a piston-fill, I'm wary and reluctant to put a pigment ink or iron gall ink in it. I have no idea whether that pen is as easy to completely disassemble as a Wing Sung 3008 for a thorough cleaning.


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#6 A Smug Dill

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Posted 01 September 2018 - 03:20

In a more ‘practical’ application:

 

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 21:19

I have a black Sailor Pro Gear Realo, still factory-sealed in a clear plastic sleeve, because I can't decide which ink to put in it. On the one hand, I want it to write with a super-reliable archival ink; but, being a piston-fill, I'm wary and reluctant to put a pigment ink or iron gall ink in it. I have no idea whether that pen is as easy to completely disassemble as a Wing Sung 3008 for a thorough cleaning.

 

Based on my experience with several fills of Souboku, you needn't worry about using it in your Pro Gear Realo. I have tried quite a few iron gall and pigment inks in this pen, and have had no trouble at all.


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Posted 16 September 2018 - 06:47

Fantastic penmanship, very inspiring.

#9 A Smug Dill

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:23

Astoundingly, the sheen from Sailor seiboku and souboku somehow survived a 60-minute soak in a shallow plate of clean, warm water.

Before:

fpn_1558002163__sailor_seiboku_and_soubo

After:

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 17:02

Very cool! That Preppy with EF nib and ACBB must be a dry writer—my ACBB never looked so pale/bright teal.

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 17:11

Seiboku doesn't care at all about water, alcohol, light, it just doesn't move :)

Very cool! That Preppy with EF nib and ACBB must be a dry writermy ACBB never looked so pale/bright teal.


I'm very surprised to. In my somewhat wet EF Safari it looks almost black. I would like it to be lighter and especially to smear less when dry, which it probably would in this Preppy.






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